A semi-automatic handgun was “fully loaded and ready for use” when it was found hidden under the bed of a 15-year-old Dublin schoolboy, a court heard today.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2019
A Cork man, described by a judge as an "active and trusted" member of the IRA, has been jailed for three and a half years.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018
Two Irishmen, including a senior member of the Kinahan cartel, are among four people being questioned after a suspected botched murder attempt at one of Amsterdam’s busiest squares.
Tue, 07 Feb, 2017
A son of billionaire businessman Jim Mansfield will go on trial in June on ammunition charges.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2017
Two sons of billionaire businessman Jim Mansfield will go on trial in November on ammunition charges.
Wed, 29 Jun, 2016
Armed detectives continued a high-speed chase of a getaway car despite believing they had been shot at, eventually arresting two gunmen, a High Court judge was told yesterday.
Tue, 18 Nov, 2014
A stone mason and fluent French speaker and another man have been sentenced to six years by the Special Criminal Court for the possession of two loaded handguns found inside a pencil case.
Sat, 10 May, 2014
Two Cork men have been found guilty by the Special Criminal Court of the possession of two loaded handguns found inside a pencil case.
Sat, 12 Apr, 2014
Fri, 11 Apr, 2014
A Continuity IRA assassin who executed an innocent man as he prepared to go to work has been sentenced to life imprisonment by the Special Criminal Court.
Thu, 11 Apr, 2013
A Limerick woman has pleaded guilty to murdering a father-of-two as he sat in a van on the driveway of his home.
Wed, 10 Apr, 2013
A fake advert for a would-be James Bond with a licence to kill on behalf of the British government was posted on an official government site.
Sat, 24 Nov, 2012
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Fri, 05 Oct, 2012
A Limerick woman who faces charges of murdering a father of two in Dublin last year and IRA membership appeared at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin today.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2012
The State has been given more time to complete a book of evidence in the case of a Limerick woman accused of IRA membership and the murder a father-of-two in west Dublin in November.
Fri, 02 Mar, 2012
A Dublin man found in possession of three handguns at his home last February has been sentenced to seven years at the Special Criminal Court.
Thu, 24 Nov, 2011
A Dublin man charged with firearms offences has been granted bail at the Special Criminal Court.
Fri, 15 Jul, 2011
Two Dublin men appeared before a special sitting of the Special Criminal Court this evening charged with IRA membership and firearms offences.
Sat, 09 Jul, 2011
Two Dublin brothers charged with firearms offences have been served with a book of evidence at the Special Criminal Court this morning.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2011
Two Dublin brothers charged with firearm offences have been granted bail at the Special Criminal Court.
Wed, 16 Feb, 2011
PRISON officers were stunned when a refuse collector handed over a loaded semi-automatic pistol during a security check.
Tue, 01 Dec, 2009
A waste disposal worker collecting a skip from one of the country’s top security jails was arrested today after being found with a gun.
Mon, 30 Nov, 2009
A masked student gunman who killed 10 people at a Finnish college today had been questioned then released yesterday by police over violent videos he posted on the internet.
Tue, 23 Sep, 2008
Cho Seung-Hui walked into a Virginia gun shop five weeks ago, put down a credit card and walked out with a Glock 19 handgun and a box of ammunition. He paid $572 (€421).
Wed, 18 Apr, 2007
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