Cork-based money lender Ted Cunningham has been sentenced to 10 years after being found guilty of attempting to launder more than £3million from the Northern Bank robbery. RTÉ report here. His son, who pleaded guilty to one charge, received a 3 year suspended sentence. BBC NI’s Dublin correspondent Shane Harrison provides a report on the whole proceedings.
Pleading leniency, defence counsel Ciaran OLoughlin SC told the judge his client had been used by the IRA and was far removed from the original offence in Belfast.