Alan Wilson:  charged with attempting to murder Brian Masterson, Wayne Barrett and Austin Purcell at the Players Lounge pub, Fairview Strand, Fairview, Dublin 3 on July 26th, 2010. File Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Alan Wilson, who last week pleaded guilty at the Special Criminal Court to a murder plot, has been further charged with three counts of attempted murd(...)

 Undated family handout file photo of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

The body of 39-year-old Sophie Toscan du Plantier was found close to a laneway near her holiday home, in the isolated townland of Drinane, outside (...)

Larry Behan (41), of Eaton Close, Rathcoole, Co Dublin pleaded guilty last month to knowingly rendering assistance to the IRA. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A “naive” man who made a “catastrophic error of judgment” by opening the gates of his father’s quarry and allowing the IRA to take explosives away has(...)

Declan McDermott admitted  knowingly possessing  10  blocks of TNT

A man has pleaded guilty at the Special Criminal Court to possessing four kilograms of the explosive TNT and a hand grenade. Declan McDermott, whose (...)

The court heard that the defendant had  been raised by his mother but became involved in criminality at a young age.

A man who was arrested with a loaded gun in Dublin’s north inner city was “an important and trusted member” of an organised crime gang, the non-jury S(...)

The convicted men were remanded in custody until Monday, when they will be sentenced.

A man’s denial that he knew anything about 167kg of explosives found inside his “heavily laden” car — including detonators sticking out from the passe(...)

Criminal Courts of Justice, Parkgate Street, Dublin.

A former Army officer who groomed and sexually abused two teenage boys during the 1990s has been refused extra time to appeal his 11-year sentence. T(...)

Aidan O’Driscoll, a senior figure in the Real IRA in Munster, died after he was shot up to four times as he walked along the northside of Cork city just minutes after he had finished work.

Aidan ‘The Beast’ O’Driscoll was “executed” on a busy street in a “well-planned” hit that was part of an internal dispute between the Real IRA and the(...)

Det Garda Jonathan Brady leaves the Special Criminal Court in Dublin where he gave evidence in the trial of Patrick Hutch Jnr. Photograph: Collins Courts

The trial of Patrick Hutch for the murder of David Byrne was highly unusual in that photographs were the key evidence. And those pictures were taken b(...)

David Douglas was shot six times as he took a meal break at the counter in his partner’s shop  on Bridgefoot Street, Dublin 8 on July 1st, 2016.

A man who drove one of the four cars used in the murder of David Douglas has been jailed for six years by the Special Criminal Court. Presiding judg(...)

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