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(...)

Jonathan Dowdall (38) accused of falsely imprisoning, assaulting and threatening to kill another man.

A judge has decided against electronically tagging and thereby refused bail to a former Sinn Fein Councillor and his father, accused of falsely impris(...)

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(...)

Former Sinn Féin councillor Jonathan Dowdall

A former Sinn Féin councillor and his father, both charged with intent to commit false imprisonment, have been refused bail at the Special Criminal Co(...)