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Tuesday 2 September 2014

Seven men on charges of IRA membership

Published 06/07/2013 | 05:00

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SEVEN men have been charged with IRA membership at a special sitting of the Special Criminal Court last night.

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The Dublin men were all charged with membership of an unlawful organisation on Wednesday, July 3.

The seven were Peter Burns (39) of Glenshane Crescent, Tallaght; Kevin Braney (39) also of Glenshane Crescent, Tallaght; Michael Barr (33) of Carlton Court, Poppintree, Ballymun; Brian Nick McBennett (54) of Ard Collum Avenue, Artane; John Brock (41) of Glenview Park, Tallaght; Declan Phelan (31) of Lanndale Lawns, Tallaght; and Desmond Christie (49) of Liam Mellows Road, Finglas.

Mr Justice Paul Butler remanded all seven in custody to appear again on July 9.

Irish Independent

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