An “important and trusted member” of an organised crime gang who was arrested with a loaded gun in Dublin’s north inner city has been jailed by the Special Criminal Court for seven-and-a-half years.
Mon, 15 Jul, 2019
A "naive" man who made a “catastrophic error of judgment” by opening the gates of his father’s quarry and allowing the IRA to take explosives away has avoided an immediate jail sentence.
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019
Two men have been jailed in connection with the "execution" of Aidan "The Beast" O'Driscoll, who was killed on a busy Cork street in a "well-planned" hit as part of an internal dispute between the Real IRA and the New IRA.
Fri, 12 Apr, 2019
A man's denial that he knew anything about 167kg of explosives found inside his "heavily laden" car - including detonators sticking out from the passenger seat - has been found to be "totally incredible" by the Special Criminal Court.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2019
A man on trial at the Special Criminal Court gave no reply when asked by gardaí to account for the presence of 150kg of explosives in a car in which he was a front seat passenger, the court has heard.
Thu, 28 Mar, 2019
A teenage boy, who is accused of violently mugging a heavily pregnant woman in Dublin, was allowed stay out on bail today because of a shortage in detention spaces and a judge had no choice but to release him.
Tue, 04 Jun, 2013