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(...)

Thomas “Slab” Murphy after appearing in court in  2007: Murphy was once described as “a good republican” by Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Prominent republican Thomas “Slab” Murphy has been found guilty of tax evasion by the Special Criminal Court for failing to furnish tax returns for ne(...)

Thomas “Slab” Murphy arriving at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin, December 8th, 2015. He is being prosecuted on foot of an investigation by the Criminal Assets Bureau. Photograph: Collins Courts

A judge at the Special Criminal Court trial of prominent republican Thomas “Slab” Murphy for alleged tax evasion has indicated the court may deliver j(...)

An application by lawyers for prominent republican Thomas “Slab” Murphy to have alleged tax evasion charges against him dismissed has been rejected by the Special Criminal Court. File photograph: Collins Courts.

An application by lawyers for prominent republican Thomas “Slab” Murphy to have alleged tax evasion charges against him dismissed has been rejected by(...)

Prominent republican Thomas “Slab” Murphy is being prosecuted on foot of an investigation by the Criminal Assets Bureau. Photograph: Collins Courts

The trial at the Special Criminal Court of the prominent republican Thomas “Slab” Murphy for alleged tax evasion has heard evidence from a Revenue Ins(...)

Three men have appeared before the non-jury Special Criminal Court on Monday morning charged with IRA membership and firearms offences. Conor Hughes ((...)

The Special Criminal Court in Dublin granted Samuel Devlin bail. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A man accused of IRA membership and possessing explosives at Finnstown House Hotel has been granted bail at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin. Samu(...)

Michael Fingleton, along with several other former officers of INBS, is the subject of a Central Bank inquiry due to begin hearings next year. Photograph:  Eric Luke / The Irish Times

An application by former Irish Nationwide Building Society chief executive Michael Fingleton for a stay on a Central Bank inquiry from proceeding has (...)