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24-year-old Dublin man pleads guilty to IRA membership

Published 07/03/2007

A Dublin man has pleaded guilty at the Special Criminal Court to a charge of IRA membership.

Cillian Kelly, of Riverwoood Grove, Carpenterstown, Dublin 15, admitted membership of an unlawful organisation styling itself the Irish Republican Army, otherwise Oglaigh na hEireann, otherwise the IRA, on June 12th last year.

Senior counsel for the 24-year-old, Mr Paul Burns, asked for an adjournment before sentencing.

He was remanded on continuing bail of €20,000 for sentencing at a later date.

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