‘Spotlight’ update

Of the eleven men arrested at the weekend over ongoing investigations into paramilitary activity, the four BBC journalists were released without charge, three other men have been released from custody – that report previous added that files would be sent to the DPP – and the remaining four men will appear at the Republic of Ireland’s Special Criminal Court later today. Adds From a short Irish Times report

All four men have addresses in Derry city in Northern Ireland. They are Gary Donnelly (38), Kildrum Gardens, Michael Gallagher (28), Sackville Court, Martin Francis O’Neill (date of birth unknown), Colmcille Court, and Patrick John McDaid (39), Marlborough St. They were charged with membership of an unlawful organisation styling itself the Irish Republican Army, otherwise Óglaigh na hÉireann, otherwise the IRA, on Sunday last, March 16th.

And, in the comments zone, jone suggests some of those names may be familiar..

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