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24 Feb 2010
by Jay Carmella

[JURIST] The Irish Special Criminal Court [official website] on Wednesday dismissed the case against the only man criminally convicted for a role in the 1998 Omagh bombing [BBC archive; JURIST news archive], finding [RTE News report] that the evidence against Colm Murphy was not strong enough to support the conviction. … [read more]

Legal News
8 Jun 2009
by Christian Ehret

[JURIST] The Belfast High Court on Monday found [judgment text; judgment summary, DOC] four men and the Real Irish Republican Army (RIRA) responsible for the 1998 Omagh bombing [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news archive] in a civil case brought by victims' families. The ruling held RIRA leader Michael McKevitt [personal website], … [read more]

Legal News
13 May 2008
by Andrew Gilmore

[JURIST] A British civil lawsuit [BBC report] against members of the Real IRA alleged to have been involved with the 1998 Omagh bombing [JURIST news archive] in Northern Ireland opened in a Dublin court Monday. The trial, which began [JURIST report] in the Belfast High Court in April, was moved … [read more]

Legal News
7 Apr 2008
by Michael Sung

[JURIST] The Belfast High Court on Monday heard arguments in a civil lawsuit against five suspected Real IRA [BBC backgrounder] members accused of involvement in the deadly 1998 Omagh bombing [BBC backgrounder], in which a car loaded with explosives killed 29 people and wounded 220 on a busy shopping street … [read more]

Legal News
20 Dec 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina

[JURIST] A judge in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Thursday found alleged Real IRA [BBC backgrounder] member Sean Gerard Hoey not guilty [judgment text, PDF] of murder in relation to the 1998 Omagh bombing [BBC backgrounder], the worst terrorist attack in Northern Ireland history. Judge Reginald Weir ruled that there was insufficient … [read more]

Legal News
29 Jun 2005
by Kate Heneroty

[JURIST] The Irish Public Prosecution Service [official website] has dropped charges against Anthony Joseph Donegan, suspected of providing the car used in the Omagh car bombing in 1998. A spokesman for the PPS said Wednesday that the "test for prosecution was not met." Twenty-nine people were killed and 220 were … [read more]

Legal News
26 May 2005
by Tom Henry

[JURIST] Alleged Real IRA [BBC backgrounder] member Sean Gerard Hoey was formally charged Thursday with murdering 29 people in the 1998 Omagh bombing [BBC backgrounder], the worst terrorist attack in Northern Ireland history. Hoey had been being held for earlier charges of possessing explosives and his alleged membership with the … [read more]

Legal News
19 May 2005
by Jamie Sterling

[JURIST] Real IRA [BBC backgrounder] member Sean Gerard Hoey faces 61 new charges connected to the 1998 Omagh bombing [BBC backgrounder] which killed 29 people and injured over 300. Hoey was already faced murder charges [JURIST report] for his involvement in the bombing, the worst single atrocity in all of … [read more]

Legal News
4 May 2005
by Jamie Sterling

[JURIST] Sean Gerard Hoey, a member of the Irish Republican Army [BBC backgrounder], was charged Wednesday with the murder of 29 people in the largest terrorist bombing in the history of Northern Ireland's "troubles." The 1998 Omagh bombing [BBC archive report] also injured almost 300 others, and has remained largely … [read more]

Legal News
21 Jan 2005
by Brandon Smith

[JURIST] An Irish appeals court Friday quashed the only criminal conviction stemming from the 1998 Omagh bombing [BBC file report; BBC backgrounder] which killed twenty-nine people and injured hundreds more in the largest terror attack in the history of the Northern Ireland "troubles". Responsibility for the attack was claimed by … [read more]

Legal News
12 Nov 2004
by Chris Buell

[JURIST] A UK judge Friday upheld the withdrawal of legal aid funding for Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt in his High Court case against relatives of victims in the Omagh bombing. The Legal Services Commission, the UK public legal services agency, withdrew aid to McKevitt after ruling that he lied … [read more]

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