A 50 year-old woman has given a clenched fist salute and shouted "tiocfaidh ár lá” after admitting the murder of delivery driver, David Darcy in Ballyfermot in Dublin.
Rose Lynch, with an address at Oakleigh Wood, pleaded guilty to the murder of the 33 year-old who was shot dead outside his home.
Lynch's unexpected guilty plea came on the day she was due to stand trial for the murder of Darcy.
The 33 year-old was gunned down as he sat in his van on Cherry Orchard Avenue.
The 50 year-old defendant, who wore a smart black and white coat, nodded and replied guilty when read the murder charge here at the Special Criminal Court.
She was also accused of IRA membership and gun possession.
Lynch will be formally sentenced to life in prison tomorrow, when David Darcy's partner and father will deliver victim impact statements.
As she was led to custody the Limerick woman roared, "Mná na hÉireann, tiocfaidh ár lá”