A service officer in the Director of Public Prosecutions’ (DPP) office admitted to gardaí that he had a peek in a Peter Butterly murder suspect's file and took pictures of parts of other files, a trial has heard.
Fri, 17 May, 2019
A protected witness in the Peter Butterly murder trial told the Special Criminal Court today that he was told he would be removed from the Witness Protection Programme if he refused to give evidence.
Mon, 13 Feb, 2017
Detectives investigating the shooting of dissident republican Peter Butterly have denied that offers to drop a murder charge were made to an accused man who turned prosecution witness before he gave a statement about the case.
Thu, 02 Feb, 2017
The Special Criminal Court has ruled that evidence from 11 members of the Garda National Surveillance Unit in the retrial of two men accused of the murder of dissident republican Peter Butterly almost four years ago should be given anonymously and with the public excluded from court.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2017
Sat, 09 Jan, 2016
The trial of three men charged with murdering dissident republican Peter Butterly is "the first case in the history of the state" where a tracking device has been mentioned, a senior garda told the Special Criminal Court today.
Tue, 21 Oct, 2014