A former murder accused-turned State witness has told the trial of his former co-accused that they’re “screwed” due to the “evidence stacked up agains(...)

Peter Butterly was shot dead in the car park of the Huntsman Inn, Gormanston, Co Meath around 2pm on March 6th 2013.Image: Google Street View

The Special Criminal Court will rule later on the admissibility of a prosecution witness’s evidence in the trial of three men charged with murdering a(...)

Dean Evans (24), of Grange Park Rise, Raheny; Edward McGrath (33), of Land Dale Lawns, Springfield, Tallaght; and Sharif Kelly (44), of Pinewood Green Road, Balbriggan, have pleaded not guilty to murdering Peter Butterly (35).  Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

An accused who turned State witness in the Peter Butterly murder trial has denied leaving his life here to go into witness protection abroad would not(...)

Sharif Kelly (44), of Pinewood Green Road, Balbriggan has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Peter Butterly (35). Photograph: Collins Courts.

All sides in the trial of three men accused of murdering a dissident republican have been debating the disclosure of communications between the chief (...)

The trial of three men accused of the murder of dissident republican Peter Butterly is ongoing at the Special Criminal Court. Photograph:Frank Miller /The Irish Times

The Special Criminal Court has in “an unprecedented situation” ordered that two counsel be assigned to the chief prosecution witness during his cross (...)

 Sharif Kelly (44), of Pinewood Green Road, Balbriggan have pleaded not  guilty to the murder of Peter Butterly (35). Photograph: Collins Courts.

The Special Criminal Court trial of three men charged with murdering dissident republican Peter Butterly has risen early this afternoon to consider su(...)

Dean Evans (24),  Edward McGrath (33) and Sharif Kelly (44) have pleaded not guilty to the murder of Peter Butterly (35) Gormanston, Co Meath, on March 6th, 2013.

Members of the public were permitted to re-enter the Special Criminal Court yesterday afternoon after a surveillance Garda witness was escorted from(...)

The  court is to rule on whether members of the force from the national surveillance unit can give evidence anonymously. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The Special Criminal Court will rule next week on whether gardaí from the national surveillance unit can give evidence anonymously in the trial of (...)

Mr Evans and Mr McGrath have also pleaded not guilty to the unlawful possession of a 9mm calibre Beretta model 9000s semi-automatic pistol and seven rounds of 9mm parabellum calibre ammunition at the same address on the same date.

A detective superintendent has applied to erect a “screen” between members of the public and undercover Garda witnesses prior to them giving evidence (...)

The trial of four men charged with the murder of Peter Butterly in Co Meath is due to open on Thursday. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A Dublin man who was charged with the murder of dissident republican Peter Butterly is to be a prosecution witness and give evidence against his three(...)