Sinn Féin will continue to vote against the annual renewal of emergency legislation to tackle terrorism introduced after the Omagh Bombing, party leader Gerry Adams has told The Irish Times Inside Politics podcast. Mr Adams (right) spoke to Political Reporter Sarah Bardon and presenter Hugh Linehan. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times.

(...) that Sinn Féin’s positions on the Special Criminal Court and Offences Against the State Act were not(...)

“If Labour can hold its nerve, stay focussed, and navigate cleverly between its twin positions of government partner and sensible left-wing option, it will survive the expected storm. Keeping Alan Kelly out of national sight is an essential element of this plan”. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

(...) the demand for abolition of the Special Criminal Court, even as Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy awaits sentencing(...)

The Special Criminal Court

(...) highlighting the existence of the Special Criminal Court and whether or not it is an appropriate and effective(...)

Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy leaving the Special Criminal Court   in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

(...)-judge Special Criminal Court got down to business, there was little to laugh about. The modestly-sized room was(...)

It was noticeable in the television debate that Joan Burton  and Enda Kenny performed like a team with complementary messages. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

(...) start of the campaign has been the controversy about the Special Criminal Court. Unexpected events(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald set out his party’s plans for the justice system. Phoitograph: Collins

Offences Against the State Act and the abolition of the Special Criminal Court yesterday just doesn’t stand(...)

Party leaders at the TV3/Newstalk debate last night. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Special Criminal Court and struggled to defend Sinn Féin’s stance. But he was not downed by it, and he(...)

Thomas “Slab” Murphy, who was once the head of the IRA’s so-called army council, will be sentenced later at the Special Criminal Court following his conviction in December on nine charges of tax evasion. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Special Criminal Court heard that Murphy owes Revenue almost €190,000 in unpaid taxes for his farming(...)

The Special Criminal Court

Sir, – On the issue of the Special Criminal Court, Gerry Adams and Sinn Féin are not lone voices(...)

Screen grab of Gerry Adams during Thursday’s  leaders debate. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Act which constitutes the Special Criminal Court. The Sinn Féin president said this was a long(...)