Sean Connolly, in grey tracksuit, from Bernard Curtis House, Bluebell, Dublin, arriving at the Special Criminal Court in December 2012  where he was charged with the murder of Eamon Kelly.  File photograph: Collins Courts

The guilty plea by dissident republican Sean Connolly to the murder of fellow Dubliner Eamon Kelly was a surprise turn of events, even for gardaí inve(...)

Sean Connolly: jailed for life

A Dublin man has been jailed for life by the Special Criminal Court for the Real IRA murder of veteran criminal Eamon Kelly over two years ago. Sean C(...)

Alan Ryan: shot on a north Dublin street on September 3rd, 2012

Delays in the investigation into the murder of dissident republican Alan Ryan are hampering his family’s right to a prompt inquiry into his death, the(...)

Alan Ryan pictured in 2011. Photograph:  Collins Courts

Gardaí ­ are preparing a file on a person recently arrested as part of the investigation into the murder of dissident republican Alan Ryan, the Dub(...)

Gardaí believe the murder occurred in the Co Meath field where Paul Gallagher’s body was found at about 5.30pm yesterday. Photograph: Frank Miller

Gardaí are expected to begin a murder investigation today after the discovery of a man’s body with gunshot wounds in a field in Ballymacan, Co Meath.H(...)

Forensics gardaí examine the scene of the murder of Christopher Zambra at Cooley Road in Drimnagh yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Gardaí investigating the shooting dead of a Dublin criminal in the city are investigating whether dissident Republicans were involved in the murder.Ch(...)

 Christopher Zambra: He was acquitted last June of the murder in February 2009 of drugs importer John Carroll.

A man gunned down on a busy suburban Dublin street in the latest gangland murder was a suspected killer and well-known gang figure.Christopher Zambra (...)

Alan Ryan,  of Grange Abbey Drive,  Donaghmede,  was shot dead at Grange Lodge Avenue, Clongriffin in north Dublin on September 3rd last year. He was a leading member of the Real IRA in Dublin and gardaí considered him a significant crime figure. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Garda investigation into the murder of dissident republican Alan Ryan is ongoing and active, the inquest into his death has heard. Ry(...)

Mourners attend the funeral of Real IRA member Alan Ryan at Donaghmede, Dublin in September 2012. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A Dublin man arrested after a Garda investigation in to paramilitary activity at the funeral of Alan Ryan has pleaded guilty to IRA membership.(...)

Gardai at the scene of the shooting outside a creche on Holywell Avenmue, Donaghmede, Dublin, last week. Photograph: Collins

Gardai have begun a murder investigation following the death of a well known paramilitary figure who has succumbed to his injuries a week after(...)