Three men charged in relation to fatal shooting of dissident
06/03/2013. Meath shooting. Gardai examine a car at the scene of a fatal shooting at the Huntsman Inn near Gormanstown Co Meath this afternoon. A man in his 30's, known to Gardai for involvement in dissident Republican activities, was fatally shot in the car park. Photo: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland
Gardaí examine a car at the scene of the murder of Peter Butterly at the Huntsman Inn near Gormanstown Co Meath on Wednesday. Photograph: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland
The three men are charged over the murder of Peter Butterly in a pub car park in Co Meath on Wednesday. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times
Three Dublin men appeared before a special sitting of the Special Criminal Court in Dublin on Saturday night charged in connection with the fatal shooting of dissident republican Peter Butterly in Co Meath last Wednesday.
Mr Butterly was shot dead in the car park of the Huntsman Inn at Gormanston, Co Meath.
Edward McGrath (31), Land Dale Lawns, Springfield, Tallaght, and Dean Evans (22), Grange Park Rise, Raheny, were charged with having a pistol and ammunition. They were also charged with membership of the IRA. David Cullen(28), Brackenwood Avenue, Balbriggan, was charged with the unlawful possession of a pistol. They were arrested under the Offences Against the State Act. The court remanded all three in custody until March 14th.