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IRA accused had handgun

A DUBLIN man has pleaded guilty at the Special Criminal Court to the possession of a 9mm handgun last year.

Daryl Mulcahy (21), of Matt Talbot Court in the city centre, admitted possessing a 9mm Parabellum calibre Beretta model 9000s pistol at Temple Street on December 4, 2012.

Mulcahy was also charged with membership of an unlawful organisation styling itself the Irish Republican Army, otherwise Oglaigh na hEireann, otherwise the IRA, on the same date.

He was remanded on continuing bail to appear on July 18 for sentencing.