FIVE people have been arrested and questioned as part of the investigation into the murder of dissident republican Alan Ryan, Dublin Coroner's Court has heard.
Ryan (32) from Grange Abbey Drive in Donaghmede, Dublin 13, was gunned down on the street at Grange Lodge Avenue, Clongriffin, in north Dublin on September 3 last year.
He was a leading member of the Real IRA in Dublin.
Requesting a further adjournment of the inquest into his death yesterday, Detective Inspector Seamus Boland said the investigation is still active.
Two people have been before the court on charges related to that investigation but these are not homicide charges, he said.
Coroner Dr Brian Farrell adjourned the inquest for further mention on July 29.