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Pair charged with IRA membership over Belfast bomb

Special Criminal Court

Two Dublin men have appeared before an out-of-term sitting of the non-jury Special Criminal Court this evening charged with IRA membership.

Paul Casey (49) and Robert O’Leary (41) were both arrested in Dublin on Tuesday morning by members of the Special Detective Unit (SDU) as part of a cross-border investigation in connection with the discovery of a car bomb under a police officer’s car in Belfast in June.

Mr Casey, of Carton Court, Ballymun, Dublin 11 and Mr O’Leary with an address at Clancy Road, Finglas, Dublin 11 are both charged with membership of an unlawful organisation, styling itself the Irish Republican ….read more


Long Vacation

High Court

Courts News Ireland wishes all an enjoyable long vacation.

Full coverage resumes when the higher courts return for Michaelmas term, beginning October 7th.


Callely has bail varied to allow Electric Picnic work

Dublin Circuit Criminal Court

A 27-year-old man accused of attacking another man with an ignited firework in Dublin nightclub Copper Face Jacks is seeking to have his passport returned so he can work in the UK.

Oliver Callely, with an address at St Lawrence’s Road, Clontarf, Co Dublin, has been charged with assault causing harm at the Harcourt Street venue on September 6, 2015. He appeared before Dublin District Court on July 2 last. Mr Callely has not yet indicated how he will plead.

At a vacation sitting of Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today, Judge Martina Baxter agreed to temporarily relax Mr Callely’s bail conditions for ….read more

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