Dublin man granted bail on IRA charges

A Dublin man charged with IRA membership has been granted bail at the Special Criminal Court this morning.

Dublin man granted bail on IRA charges

A Dublin man charged with IRA membership has been granted bail at the Special Criminal Court this morning.

Robert Nolan (aged 44) of Elmdale Park, Cherry Orchard, Ballyfermot has been charged with membership of an unlawful organisation within the State, namely the Irish Republican Army, otherwise Óglaigh na hÉireann, otherwise the IRA on January 11, 2012.

Mr Nolan was arrested along with his co-accused Dermot Gannon (aged 45) in Limerick on January 13 last.

Mr Gannon, of Wellview Crescent, Mulhuddart, is also charged with membership of an unlawful organisation as well as the unlawful possession of a Webley revolver at Beechgrove Avenue, Ballinacura Weston, Limerick on January 11, 2012.

This morning at the Special Criminal Court, Robert Nolan was granted bail on an independent surety of €10,000 and his own bond of €100.

He was also ordered to adhere to a number of strict bail conditions, including the provisions that he sign on daily at Ballyfermot Garda Station, reside at his home address and observe a curfew between 12am and 7am.

Mr Nolan was ordered not to leave the jurisdiction and was directed to surrender his passport and not apply for new travel documentation.

He cannot contact any proposed prosecution witnesses in the case and is not to associate with his co-accused.

Mr Nolan was ordered to be of good behaviour and keep the peace and to also provide a mobile phone number to gardaí and ensure that this number is the sole means of telephonic communication used.

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