Two Dublin men have been charged with possession of 150kg of explosives at an out-of-hours sitting of the Special Criminal Court. The men were also (...)

Samuel Devlin was arrested at Finnstown House Hotel, Lucan, Co Dublin in May 2014

A Northern Ireland man has been sentenced by the Special Criminal Court to six years in prison for possession of an explosive substance. During his t(...)

Shane Rowan  was also charged at the Special Criminal Court with possession of 75 rounds of assorted manufactured 7.62x39mm calibre ammunition. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A Donegal man has been charged with possession of assault rifles and ammunition at an out-of-hours sitting of the Special Criminal Court. Shane Row(...)

At the Special Criminal Court, Mr Justice Paul Butler said that the second arrest of Kevin Power was unlawful.

An IRA membership case against a Cork man has been dismissed at the Special Criminal Court. Prosecuting counsel Vincent Heneghan BL told the court o(...)

Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy  of Ballybinaby, Hackballscross, Co Louth arrives for his sentencing hearing at the Special Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins Courts

A number of mitigating factors were taken into account when the Special Criminal Court sentenced Thomas “Slab” Murphy to 18 months in prison. Among th(...)

The arresting officer told counsel that he brought John Costello to Newcastlewest Garda station in Limerick. Photograph: The Irish Times

A man has been brought before an out-of-hours sitting of the Special Criminal Court on Wednesday night charged with the possession of more than 700 ro(...)

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.

The sentencing of prominent republican Thomas “Slab” Murphy for tax evasion has been adjourned until Friday, February 26th – the day of the general el(...)

Judge Alison Lindsey,  Mr Justice Paul Butler and Judge William Hamill sitting for the last time at Greene Street Special Criminal Court in 2009, before their move to Parkgate Street. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A High Court judge has said he is “increasingly pessimistic” that a second Special Criminal Court, the establishment of which was announced by the Gov(...)

A Louth man has been charged with membership of the IRA. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A Louth man has appeared before a Sunday sitting of the Special Criminal Court charged with membership of the IRA and two counts of the possession of (...)

Thomas “Slab” Murphy arriving at the Special Criminal Court: the court was “satisfied beyond reasonable doubt” Murphy was guilty on all of the indictment’s counts. Photograph: Collins Courts

On the 13th day of the trial for tax evasion of Thomas “Slab” Murphy, his defence counsel, John Kearney QC, apologised to the court. “You didn’t wande(...)