Sunday 19 November 2017

Three in court over shooting of dissident

THREE men have appeared before the Special Criminal Court charged in connection with the fatal shooting of dissident republican Peter Butterly in Co Meath last Wednesday.

They are Edward McGrath (31), of Land Dale Lawns, Springfield, Tallaght, Dublin; Dean Evans (22), of Grange Park Rise, Raheny, Dublin; and David Cullen (28), of Brackenwood Ave, Balbriggan, Co Dublin.

All three were charged with the unlawful possession of a pistol and seven rounds of ammunition with intent to endanger life at the car park of The Huntsman Inn and restaurant, Gormanston, Co Meath, on March 6.

Mr Evans and Mr McGrath were also charged with membership of an illegal organisation.

All three were remanded in custody to appear in court again on March 14.

Irish Independent

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