Brian Kenna

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Flags are flown during the Saoradh Easter commemoration at Milltown Cemetery in Belfast on Monday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The New IRA, one of whose members is believed to have killed journalist Lyra McKee in Derry last week, believed it was resisting an “incursion by crow(...)

Portlaoise Prison

A Dublin man who smuggled an IRA communiqué out of Portlaoise prison has been convicted of IRA membership by the Special Criminal Court. Brian Kenna (...)

Ronan Kennedy BL, prosecuting, told the  court  there was “compelling evidence” Brian  Kenna was a member of the IRA, trusted to smuggle a “secret and sensitive” communication out of Portlaoise prison (above). File photograph: Google Street View

A man accused of IRA membership used Christmas cards as a cover to smuggle a “secret and sensitive” communiqué out of Portlaoise prison, the Special C(...)