Jim Mansfield jnr: Granted legal aid by the Special Criminal Court. Photograph:  Collins Courts

Businessman Jim Mansfield jnr has been granted legal aid on charges relating to false imprisonment and perversion of justice after the Special Crimina(...)

Judge says   gardaí have a ‘unique investigatory role’ to not just preserve relevant evidence but also to seek out relevant evidence, including CCTV evidence.

The Special Criminal Court has ruled that CCTV footage and recordings from covert audio devices placed on six cars as part of an investigation into th(...)

Eugene Kelly, solicitor Darragh Mackin, Antoinette Keegan and MEP Lynn Boylan,  at a press conference by the Stardust victims’ families group following the announcement of new inquests. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The fresh inquests into the deaths of 48 people in the 1981 Stardust fire will be the fourth time an inquiry has been held into the cause of the trage(...)

Addiction, drugs, heroin, syringe, spoon thinkstock

A Dublin man will be sentenced at the Special Criminal Court later this month for possessing €1.25 million worth of heroin. Michael Brady (54), with (...)

Court was told the  nature and quantity of the firearms, ammunition and other items, warranted an inference that the ‘arsenal’ was assembled to ‘support and sustain organised crime of the most serious nature’.

A Kildare man who minded an “arsenal” of firearms and ammunition for the Kinahan cartel has been jailed for 10 years and six months. Declan Brady (5(...)

Declan Brady (53), with an address at The Park, Wolstan Abbey, Celbridge, Co Kildare, pleaded guilty in February to possessing nine revolvers, four semi-automatic pistols, a sub-machine gun, an assault rifle and 1,355 rounds of ammunition. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A Kildare man who pleaded guilty to possessing 15 guns and 1,355 rounds of ammunition received his instructions from senior criminals based abroad, a (...)

Peter Butterly (35), was chased and shot dead outside The Huntsman Inn, Gormanston, Co Meath

Two men who played roles in the murder of dissident republican Peter Butterly have been jailed by the Special Criminal Court. Peter Butterly (35), w(...)

Michael Brady (54)has pleaded not guilty to   possessing €1.5 million worth of cocaine, €1.26 million worth of heroin, an assault rife and more than 180 rounds of ammunition at a property at Sallins Bridge, in Sallins, Co Kildare on January 24th, 2017.

Gardaí failed to find millions of euro in drugs and an assault rifle stashed in a bed when they carried out a search of a house during a “very fast-mo(...)

Ross Outram who was convicted of  murdering of Paddy Lyons.

Ross Outram has been jailed for life after a jury found him guilty of murdering a 90-year-old retired farmer, who was found beaten to death in his own(...)

 Ross Outram:  charged with murder of Paddy Lyons. Photograph: Provision

The jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering a 90-year-old in his home has asked to hear evidence from two pathologists again and to view a hoo(...)

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