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Hutch gang members meet with dissident Republicans in north Louth

The leaders of the Hutch crime gang held secret talks with dissident republicans in north Louth last week. That’s according to a report in today’s Irish Daily Star, which claims

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Garda Ombudsman launches investigation into murder of Garda Tony Golden

The Garda Ombudsman has confirmed that it has launched an investigation into the murder of Garda Tony Golden in Omeath 18 months ago. The father of three, from Blackrock in

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Adams names senior Sinn Féin figures who may have information on murder of Brian Stack

Louth TD Gerry Adams has reportedly named a number of senior Sinn Féin figures who may have information surrounding the 1983 murder of prison officer Brian Stack. According to a

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Adams to sue BBC over claims made on Spotlight programme

Local TD Gerry Adams has confirmed he is suing the BBC for libel on the back of allegations made in an episode of the Spotlight series last week. The episode

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Adams rejects claims he sanctioned killing of Denis Donaldson as “totally untrue”

Local TD Gerry Adams has rejected claims that he sanctioned the killing of Denis Donaldson as “totally untrue”. A man who says he was a former IRA and Sinn Féin

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Frazer plans protests at Dundalk Garda Station over lack of information on Kingsmill Massacre

The organiser of the Love Ulster parade which broke out into violence in Dublin City Centre 10 years ago is planning a fresh round of protests, with Dundalk Garda Station

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Book of evidence served on man accused of firearms and IRA offences

A book of evidence was served on a local man accused of firearms, ammunition and IRA offences at a sitting of the Special Criminal Court in Dublin yesterday. Owen McCann

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Man charged with killing of Jean McConville looks to have evidence excluded

Evidence against a man charged over the killing of Disappeared victim Jean McConville has been illegally obtained from America, a court was told yesterday. According to a report in The

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Local man pleads guilty to firearms and ammunition charges

A local man yesterday pleaded guilty to four charges of possession firearms and ammunition at the Special Criminal Court. Joseph Finnegan (54) of Cullenstown, Readypenny, Dundalk, Co Louth pleaded guilty

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Dromiskin man first to stand trial at new Special Criminal Court

A Dromiskin man was the first to stand trial at the new Special Criminal Court in Dublin today. The court, which will in future be known as Special Criminal Court

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Ludlow family launch legal proceedings against Police Ombudsman in Northern Ireland

The family of Seamus Ludlow, a forestry worker from Mountpleasant who was murdered by Loyalists in 1976, have launched legal proceedings against the Police Ombudsman in Northern Ireland, claiming it

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Adams rejects new claims over Brian Stack killing

Sinn Féin President and local TD Gerry Adams said that he has no responsibility to investigate the murder of Brian Stack and that that responsibility lies with the Garda. In an

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Docklands bombing victims call for investigation into Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy

The victims of the IRA’s Docklands bombing in London have urged the Metropolitan Police to open an investigation into local republican, Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy. Blast survivor Jonathan Ganesh today led

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Dromiskin man faces up to two years in prison while awaiting trial on IRA charges

A man from Dromiskin could face up to two years in prison as he awaits a trial date of January 2018 on IRA membership and explosive charges. Seamus McGrane (60)

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Fresh appeal issued to help find remains of Robert Nairac

The Independent Commission for the Location of Victims’ Remains (ICLVR) has issued an appeal for help to find the remains of murdered British soldier Robert Nairac. The army officer was abducted by