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#Special Criminal Court

# special-criminal-court - Monday 21 December, 2015

Adams stands by 'Slab' Murphy comments and thinks critics are 'hysterical'

The Sinn Féin leader has spoken about the case for the third straight day.

# special-criminal-court - Sunday 20 December, 2015

"Decent republicans are tax compliant" - Rivals attack Adams over 'Slab' Murphy comments

Micheál Martin and Alan Shatter have both come out against the Sinn Féin leader.

# special-criminal-court - Friday 18 December, 2015

Independent TD defends attempt to post bail for man accused of involvement in plot to bomb Prince Charles visit

Maureen O’Sullivan says the issue is about human rights.

# special-criminal-court - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Two men arrested over dissident activity in Dublin

One of the men will appear before the Special Criminal Court at 7.30pm this evening.

# special-criminal-court - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Man appears in court charged with being a member of the IRA

Ryan Glennon made no reply to the charge.

# special-criminal-court - Friday 19 June, 2015

Two decades after Veronica Guerin's murder, her killer is appealing his conviction

He is claiming a miscarriage of justice.

# special-criminal-court - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Three men charged as gardaí ramp up ahead of Prince Charles visit

A firearm and bomb parts had been found by gardaí.

# special-criminal-court - Friday 1 May, 2015

Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of gangland boss Eamon Kelly

Sean Connolly was sentenced at the Special Criminal Court today.

# special-criminal-court - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Tight security in court as man accused of gang murder turns State witness

There were significant delays at the Criminal Courts of Justice as every person entering was screened through security.

# special-criminal-court - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Man in court after dissident republican arrests in Dublin

The man in his 30s will be before the Special Criminal Court tonight.

# special-criminal-court - Monday 14 July, 2014

Austerity has 'weakened' the human rights of Ireland's most vulnerable

The State is appearing before a United Nations committee to hear concerns over human rights in Ireland.

# special-criminal-court - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Three men to appear before Special Criminal Court in connection with Republican activity

Two other men have been released and a file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# special-criminal-court - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Special Criminal Court trial 'did not violate human rights' of IRA member IRA

Special Criminal Court trial 'did not violate human rights' of IRA member

Kenneth Donohoe claimed his right to a fair trial was not upheld by the Special Criminal Court. The European Court of Human Rights did not agree.

# special-criminal-court - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Column: The Special Criminal Court erodes our rights – it needs to be abolished

We should be able to protect jurors and witnesses from intimidation without breaching the fundamental right to trial by jury, writes Jane Horgan-Jones.

# special-criminal-court - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Aaron McKenna: The Special Criminal Court is the best solution for organised crime

The court has been criticised by human rights bodies – but until we can guarantee a fair trial by jury where witnesses, jurors, and others are protected from intimidation we need to keep it, writes Aaron McKenna.

# special-criminal-court - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Poll: Should the Special Criminal Court be abolished? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Special Criminal Court be abolished?

The court has been criticised by the United Nation’s Commission on Human Rights – but its purpose is to ensure juries are not intimidated.

Sisters "plainly terrified" of John Dundon - but they told the truth anyway

TheJournal.ie recaps the evidence given by April and Lisa Collins which led to the Special Criminal Court handing down a life sentence to known criminal and killer John Dundon.

# special-criminal-court - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Why was Dundon allowed wear headphones during today's judgement?

John Dundon listened to rap music throughout today’s ruling. Many have been asking why the judges allowed him to do so.

Commissioner welcomes Dundon trial result after 'painstaking' investigation

Martin Callinan said the verdict endorses the capacity of the State to deal with this type of serious criminal case.

Dundon sat listening to headphones as he was convicted of murder

John Dundon removed his headphones only to listen to his defence counsel as his solicitor says he maintains his innocence.

# special-criminal-court - Friday 5 July, 2013

Eight men due in court over dissident republican activity

Nine men were arrested in two raids in Dublin on Wednesday, with one being released by gardaí since then.

# special-criminal-court - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Dundon trial to begin as he is hospitalised following prison hunger strike

John Dundon is due before the Special Criminal Court today charged in connection with the 2008 murder of rugby player Shane Geoghegan.

# special-criminal-court - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Eight men due in court in relation to dissident republican activity

Eight men were arrested following a garda raid of a commercial premises in Clondalkin, after which a loaded firearm was seized.

# special-criminal-court - Sunday 10 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# special-criminal-court - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Three men due in court over Meath pub shooting

A second man, who was being held in connection with the shooting, was released this afternoon.

# special-criminal-court - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Man charged with membership of an unlawful organisation

The man, in his 40s, was arrested in Limerick last Monday.

# special-criminal-court - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Court for four arrested during dissident republican investigation

Gardaí said the three men and one woman were to appear before the court this evening.

# special-criminal-court - Friday 28 September, 2012

Man due in court over Dublin Garda station spying

A 41-year-old man will appear in court this evening in connection with the suspected covert surveillance of the Garda station on Harcourt Street.

Man due in court charged with dissident republican activity

A 30-year-old man will appear in court in Dublin this evening charged in relation to dissident republican activity.

# special-criminal-court - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Brother of Alan Ryan charged with membership of illegal organisation Real IRA This post contains images

Brother of Alan Ryan charged with membership of illegal organisation

Vincent Ryan was charged at a sitting of the Special Criminal Court this morning.

# special-criminal-court - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Shatter dismisses calls to repeal crime laws following Supreme Court ruling

Alan Shatter dismisses calls from Sinn Féin to repeal the Offences against the State Act after last week’s ruling.