Jonathan Dowdall was resentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment, with the final 25 months suspended.

A former Sinn Féin councillor and his father, both of whom were jailed for torturing a man they said they suspected of trying to defraud them, have ha(...)

  Gardai at Jonathan Dowdall’s house on the Navan Road in  Dublin last year. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A man who was falsely imprisoned and waterboarded by a former Sinn Fein councillor has alleged the accused told him he was a member of the IRA and his(...)

Jonathan Dowdall has been granted a hearing to settle disputed evidence in the case

A former Sinn Féin councillor, who waterboarded and threatened to kill a man who he believed was trying to defraud him, has been granted a hearing to (...)

Former Sinn Féin councillor Jonathan Dowdall

A court will hear further submissions today in the case of a former Sinn Féin councillor and his father, who pleaded guilty to torturing and threateni(...)

Former Sinn Féin councillor Jonathan Dowdall  pleaded guilty to imprisoning and torturing Alexander Hurley at a house on the Navan Road on January 15th, 2015

A former Sinn Féin councillor who pleaded guilty to torturing a man has denied being friends with Gerry Adams or Mary Lou McDonald or being a member o(...)

A screengrab of the tweet on Friday from Mary Lou McDonald which annoyed Dublin city councillor Christy Burke.

Dublin city councillor Christy Burke claimed on Sunday Mary Lou McDonald had “stooped to a new low” by tweeting a picture of the former Lord Mayor wit(...)

Former Sinn Féin councillor Jonathan Dowdall

A former Sinn Féin councillor and his father who appeared Wednesday at the Special Criminal Court have been charged with falsely imprisoning, assaulti(...)

Jonathan Dowdall

A former Sinn Féin councillor and his father have been charged at the Special Criminal Court with intent to commit false imprisonment. Jonathan Dowda(...)