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Monday 5 July, 2021

Man caught with €350k for 'pernicious' transnational crime group jailed for seven years
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Man caught with €350k for 'pernicious' transnational crime group jailed for seven years

Jul 5th 2021, 12:42 PM 14,068 Views 0 Comments

The judge said that Jason Reed’s behaviour was “not a one-off but representative of a course of conduct”.

Friday 11 June, 2021

Trial of two men accused of murdering Eamon Kelly hears evidence of burning Lexus
# Court
# Court

Trial of two men accused of murdering Eamon Kelly hears evidence of burning Lexus

Jun 11th 2021, 5:27 PM 10,077 Views 0 Comments

Eamon Kelly was shot four times in the back in December 2012.

Thursday 10 June, 2021

Murdered gangland figure Eamon Kelly shot four times in back, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Murdered gangland figure Eamon Kelly shot four times in back, court hears

Jun 10th 2021, 8:00 PM 15,846 Views 0 Comments

Kenneth Donohoe and Darren Murphy are charged with murdering Kelly nine years ago.

Thursday 3 June, 2021

Lee Canavan given life sentence over role in the murder of David 'Daithí' Douglas
# Kinahan/hutch Feud
# Kinahan/hutch Feud

Lee Canavan given life sentence over role in the murder of David 'Daithí' Douglas

Updated Jun 3rd 2021, 8:55 PM 16,551 Views 0 Comments

Douglas was shot dead outside his partner’s shoe shop in the Liberties area of Dublin on July 1, 2016.

Friday 21 May, 2021

Trial of four accused of abducting and assaulting Kevin Lunney to proceed at end of month
# Qih
# Qih

Trial of four accused of abducting and assaulting Kevin Lunney to proceed at end of month

May 21st 2021, 5:52 PM 10,264 Views 0 Comments

The case had originally been fixed for trial on 11 January at the non-jury court.

Thursday 20 May, 2021

Man (31) found guilty of the murder of Daithí Douglas in Dublin
# Lee Canavan
# Lee Canavan

Man (31) found guilty of the murder of Daithí Douglas in Dublin

Updated May 20th 2021, 7:18 PM 16,451 Views 0 Comments

Lee Canavan, with an address at Edenbrook, Rathfarnham, had pleaded not guilty to murdering shoe shop manager Daithí Douglas.

Trevor Byrne found by court to have left phone at robbery scene before hijacking car
# Courts
# Courts

Trevor Byrne found by court to have left phone at robbery scene before hijacking car

May 20th 2021, 3:54 PM 14,371 Views 0 Comments

The court was satisfied that a mobile phone dropped at the scene during the robbery was Byrne’s.

Monday 17 May, 2021

Former 'mid-tier' Kinahan cartel member gets suspended sentence over laundering crime cash
# Courts
# Courts

Former 'mid-tier' Kinahan cartel member gets suspended sentence over laundering crime cash

May 17th 2021, 3:24 PM 18,877 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for Sean Ruth previously told the non-jury court that he has “taken his medicine” and would not benefit from going back to prison.

Thursday 13 May, 2021

Man hospitalised with head injuries after attack inside Criminal Courts of Justice
# Parkgate Street
# Parkgate Street

Man hospitalised with head injuries after attack inside Criminal Courts of Justice

May 13th 2021, 8:12 PM 41,661 Views 21 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the incident.

Monday 26 April, 2021

Bail granted to one of three men accused of helping gang out with Regency shooting
# Regency Hotel
# Regency Hotel

Bail granted to one of three men accused of helping gang out with Regency shooting

Apr 26th 2021, 6:12 PM 14,773 Views 0 Comments

Jason Bonney has been granted bail, he and two other men, are charged in connection with the Regency Hotel murder of David Byrne.

Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Woman tells court of raiders hijacking her car at gunpoint and threatening to kill her
# Courts
# Courts

Woman tells court of raiders hijacking her car at gunpoint and threatening to kill her

Apr 14th 2021, 9:11 PM 22,956 Views 0 Comments

She was giving evidence in the trial of a man accused of a number of offences arising from an armed robbery.

Third man to face trial over murder of Michael Barr at Sunset House pub in 2016
# Dublin
# Dublin

Third man to face trial over murder of Michael Barr at Sunset House pub in 2016

Apr 14th 2021, 3:27 PM 10,973 Views 0 Comments

Two people have already been jailed for life for the murder.

Monday 22 March, 2021

Romanian man stopped at Wicklow checkpoint found wanted in Germany
# Stopped
# Stopped

Romanian man stopped at Wicklow checkpoint found wanted in Germany

Updated Mar 22nd 2021, 3:11 PM 69,556 Views 0 Comments

The man was stopped at a checkpoint at Kilmacanogue just after 12am this morning.

Monday 1 March, 2021

Trial of man accused of murdering David 'Daithi' Douglas opens at Special Criminal Court
# Lee Canavan
# Lee Canavan

Trial of man accused of murdering David 'Daithi' Douglas opens at Special Criminal Court

Mar 1st 2021, 2:35 PM 14,500 Views 0 Comments

The State is alleging that Lee Canavan “literally pulled the trigger” in the crime.

Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Kinahan cartel hitman jailed for 20 years for attempted murder of James 'Mago' Gately
# Courts
# Courts

Kinahan cartel hitman jailed for 20 years for attempted murder of James 'Mago' Gately

Updated Feb 17th 2021, 3:34 PM 25,335 Views 12 Comments

The victim was shot five times as he sat in his car at a filling station in May 2017.

Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Quinn executive Kevin Lunney's abduction trial delayed due to coronavirus concerns
# Quinn Industrial Holdings
# Quinn Industrial Holdings

Quinn executive Kevin Lunney's abduction trial delayed due to coronavirus concerns

Jan 5th 2021, 6:23 PM 10,860 Views 0 Comments

The case had been fixed for trial on 11 January at the Special Criminal Court.

Hitman found guilty of attempted murder of Kinahan cartel target
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Hitman found guilty of attempted murder of Kinahan cartel target

Jan 5th 2021, 2:49 PM 21,258 Views 0 Comments

Caolan Smyth’s co-accused was found guilty of assisting in burning out a getaway car.

Friday 18 December, 2020

Killer surrendered to Netherlands over stabbing and dismemberment of Irish man
# High Court
# High Court

Killer surrendered to Netherlands over stabbing and dismemberment of Irish man

Dec 18th 2020, 3:12 PM 22,032 Views 0 Comments

Barry McArdle was surrendered for the stabbing and dismemberment of Keith Ennis (29) after a postponement order was lifted.

Friday 20 November, 2020

Killer surrenders himself to authorities over stabbing and dismemberment of Irish man in Netherlands
# Courts
# Courts

Killer surrenders himself to authorities over stabbing and dismemberment of Irish man in Netherlands

Nov 20th 2020, 3:50 PM 30,817 Views 0 Comments

Barry McArdle appeared at the High Court today.

Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Convicted human trafficker who was wanted for over a decade is arrested and appears before High Court
# Dublin
# Dublin

Convicted human trafficker who was wanted for over a decade is arrested and appears before High Court

Updated Nov 10th 2020, 4:50 PM 53,511 Views 0 Comments

Liviu Biliuta (55) had been living at a west Dublin address, the court heard.

Monday 9 November, 2020

Suspected outbreak of coronavirus at Mountjoy Prison postpones firearms trial
# Prison Lockdown
# Prison Lockdown

Suspected outbreak of coronavirus at Mountjoy Prison postpones firearms trial

Nov 9th 2020, 1:34 PM 18,918 Views 0 Comments

The suspected outbreak has led to the postponement of a firearms trial at the Special Criminal Court.

Monday 2 November, 2020

British gunman jailed for life for murder of Michael Barr
# Dublin
# Dublin

British gunman jailed for life for murder of Michael Barr

Updated Nov 2nd 2020, 5:18 PM 34,367 Views 4 Comments

Michael Barr was killed at the Sunset House pub in Dublin’s north inner city in 2016.

Friday 9 October, 2020

Fat Freddie Thompson to appeal murder conviction
# Courts
# Courts

Fat Freddie Thompson to appeal murder conviction

Oct 9th 2020, 10:30 PM 29,764 Views 0 Comments

Thompson was jailed for life in August 2018.

Patrick Quirke's appeal of murder conviction to begin on Tuesday and involves 5,500 pages of transcript
# Mr Moonlight Trial
# Mr Moonlight Trial

Patrick Quirke's appeal of murder conviction to begin on Tuesday and involves 5,500 pages of transcript

Oct 9th 2020, 2:04 PM 15,392 Views 0 Comments

Quirke was given a mandatory life sentence by Justice Eileen Creedon.

Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Homeless man (33) suffered 62 knife wounds during fatal attack
# Courts
# Courts

Homeless man (33) suffered 62 knife wounds during fatal attack

Sep 16th 2020, 7:59 PM 36,693 Views 0 Comments

A 32-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to murder.

Monday 14 September, 2020

Three men accused of involvement in attempted murder of Christy Keane served with books of evidence
# Limerick
# Limerick

Three men accused of involvement in attempted murder of Christy Keane served with books of evidence

Sep 14th 2020, 3:26 PM 17,709 Views 0 Comments

Keane was shot a number of times on 29 June 2015.

Monday 31 August, 2020

Dublin man whose son was murdered last year jailed for six years after threatening to kill his son's killer
# Courts
# Courts

Dublin man whose son was murdered last year jailed for six years after threatening to kill his son's killer

Aug 31st 2020, 1:02 PM 46,948 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Little’s son, Sean Little, was found shot dead beside a burning car on 21 May 2019.

Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Dublin pub murder: Major part of DNA profile on piece of evidence recovered matches accused, court hears
# Michael Barr
# Michael Barr

Dublin pub murder: Major part of DNA profile on piece of evidence recovered matches accused, court hears

Jul 21st 2020, 10:46 PM 38,643 Views 0 Comments

Michael Barr was shot dead at a pub in Summerhill in 2016.

Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Man denies IRA membership charge relating to bomb placed under PSNI officer's car
# Courts
# Courts

Man denies IRA membership charge relating to bomb placed under PSNI officer's car

Jul 15th 2020, 4:55 PM 9,956 Views 0 Comments

The charge relates to the discovery of an explosive device under the officer’s car at Shandon Park Golf Club in east Belfast.

Monday 22 June, 2020

Machine gun struggle between gardaí and gangland criminal ended in bathtub next to grenade
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Machine gun struggle between gardaí and gangland criminal ended in bathtub next to grenade

Updated Jun 22nd 2020, 6:38 PM 53,650 Views 0 Comments

The Special Criminal Court heard the evidence during the sentencing of Derek Devoy.

Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Barman shot during fundraiser for wives of IRA prisoners at Dublin's Sunset House
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Barman shot during fundraiser for wives of IRA prisoners at Dublin's Sunset House

Jun 17th 2020, 7:18 PM 64,209 Views 0 Comments

Liverpool native David Hunter (41) is accused of the murder of Michael Barr.

Friday 21 February, 2020

Drug-unit garda suspended for over 3 years while being investigated, tribunal told
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Drug-unit garda suspended for over 3 years while being investigated, tribunal told

Feb 21st 2020, 9:45 PM 48,829 Views 0 Comments

It’s been alleged that the senior member of the Athlone drugs unit, identified as Garda A, was in an improper relationship with a heroin dealer.

Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Garda whistleblower had pay incorrectly cut despite sick certs, tribunal hears
# Garda Nicholas Keogh
# Garda Nicholas Keogh

Garda whistleblower had pay incorrectly cut despite sick certs, tribunal hears

Feb 18th 2020, 5:25 PM 26,350 Views 0 Comments

The tribunal is investigating if Garda Nicholas Keogh was targeted after he made his protected disclosure on 8 May 2014.

Thursday 28 November, 2019

Disclosures tribunal: 'Appalling' idea to hold investigating interviews in station both whistleblower and accused garda worked
# Garda Whistleblower
# Garda Whistleblower

Disclosures tribunal: 'Appalling' idea to hold investigating interviews in station both whistleblower and accused garda worked

Nov 28th 2019, 9:45 PM 13,709 Views 0 Comments

The Disclosures Tribunal is in its fifth week of hearing evidence into the treatment of garda Nicholas Keogh.

Friday 25 October, 2019

Garda tells Tribunal he was denied commendations because he became whistleblower
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Garda tells Tribunal he was denied commendations because he became whistleblower

Oct 25th 2019, 5:10 PM 11,904 Views 0 Comments

Garda Nicholas Keogh was cross examined by counsel for An Garda Síochána at Dublin Castle today.

Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Whistleblower accused of not acknowledging efforts to help him deal with alcohol issue, tribunal told
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Whistleblower accused of not acknowledging efforts to help him deal with alcohol issue, tribunal told

Oct 23rd 2019, 9:28 PM 15,631 Views 0 Comments

The tribunal is in its second week hearing from Garda Nicholas Keogh.

Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Garda whistleblower told detective superintendent he was going to 'take down' garda commissioner, tribunal told
# Disclosures
# Disclosures

Garda whistleblower told detective superintendent he was going to 'take down' garda commissioner, tribunal told

Oct 22nd 2019, 7:35 PM 14,085 Views 0 Comments

The tribunal is in its second week hearing from Garda Nicholas Keogh.

Friday 18 October, 2019

Garda at centre of investigation had phone wiped, Disclosures Tribunal hears
# Tribunal
# Tribunal

Garda at centre of investigation had phone wiped, Disclosures Tribunal hears

Oct 18th 2019, 9:09 PM 19,245 Views 0 Comments

The tribunal is hearing from Garda Nicholas Keogh.

Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Disclosures Tribunals hears Garda was allegedly being pushed out of force by management
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Disclosures Tribunals hears Garda was allegedly being pushed out of force by management

Updated Oct 15th 2019, 6:17 PM 20,335 Views 0 Comments

Garda Nick Kehoe claims he was harassed and bullied by management after he made a protected disclosure about colleagues.

Monday 14 October, 2019

'Dogs on the street' knew about alleged Garda collusion with drug dealers, whistleblower tells tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'Dogs on the street' knew about alleged Garda collusion with drug dealers, whistleblower tells tribunal

Updated Oct 14th 2019, 6:46 PM 32,419 Views 0 Comments

Garda Nick Kehoe claims he was harassed and bullied by management after he made a protected disclosure about colleagues.

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