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(...)

Two men have been arrested following an investigation into the fatal shooting of Peter Butterly in Co Meath in March 2013. Image: Google Maps

Two men have been arrested following an investigation into the fatal shooting of Peter Butterly in Co Meath in March 2013. The men, aged in their 40s (...)

The four men appeared before the Special Criminal Court this morning, charged with the murder of Peter Butterly. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Four Dublin men have been charged at the Special Criminal Court with the murder of dissident republican Peter Butterly. Mr Butterly, a 35-year-old fat(...)

Gardaí in Cork are investigating the shooting of a man in his 30s.

Gardaí in Cork have begun an investigation after a leading dissident republican was wounded in the leg in what gardaí suspect was a punishment shootin(...)

DAN KEENAN in Togher, Co Louth The small rural community of Togher has turned out by the hundred for the funeral Mass of the man shot de(...)

Three Dublin men charged in connection with the fatal shooting of dissident republican Peter Butterly in Co Meath last week have been further r(...)

Three men face charges this evening in relation to the killing of a Real IRA member in Gormanston, Co Meath, earlier this week.

Three men face charges this evening in relation to the killing of a Real IRA member in Gormanston, Co Meath, earlier this week. A second(...)