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Regency trial: Illegally-taped Gerry Hutch conversations can be used in evidence ‘in the interest of justice’

  • Hutch is charged with murdering David Byrne, who was shot dead on February 5, 2016
  • Byrne was killed when three assault rifle-wielding masked raiders, disguised as gardai, stormed the Regency Hotel

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Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch and Jonathan Dowdall

Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch and Jonathan Dowdall

An armed police presence has been maintained outside the Special Criminal Court, where Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch is appearing, charged with the murder of David Byrne. Photo: Reuters/Lorraine O'Sullivan

An armed police presence has been maintained outside the Special Criminal Court, where Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch is appearing, charged with the murder of David Byrne. Photo: Reuters/Lorraine O'Sullivan

David Byrne was shot to death at the Regency Hotel, Dublin, on February 5, 2016

David Byrne was shot to death at the Regency Hotel, Dublin, on February 5, 2016

Gerry Hutch

Gerry Hutch

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Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch and Jonathan Dowdall

The Special Criminal Court has ruled a secret recording of murder accused Gerry ‘The Monk’ Hutch's conversations can be used in evidence against him.

The career criminal is standing trial for the murder of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel, Dublin, in 2016.


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