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Suspected dissident republican charged with murder of notorious criminal Eamon Kelly

Sarah Stack

Published 07/12/2012|19:09

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A suspected dissident republican has been charged with the murder of one of Ireland's most notorious criminals.

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Convicted drug dealer Eamon Kelly was gunned down close to his home in north Dublin on Tuesday.

Sean Connolly was tonight brought before the non-jury Special Criminal Court where he was charged with murder.

The 34-year-old was also charged with possession of a Bloc semi-automatic pistol with intent to endanger life and membership of an illegal organisation styling itself as the IRA on December 4.

Kelly, a 65-year-old career criminal dubbed "the Godfather", was shot dead in broad daylight near his home in Furry Park Road in Killester, north Dublin.



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