Posts Tagged ‘Michael McKevitt’

Omagh Suspect’s Trial Date Set

The trial of the alleged leader of the “Real IRA,” Michael McKevitt, is expected to go ahead in February. McKevitt is the first man in Ireland to be charged with directing terrorist activities and faces a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. The dissident republican, who is married to Bernadette Sands, the sister of hunger strikerRead more..

FBI, M15 Ran Secret Informer

The FBI and the British intelligence agency, MI5, operated American spy David Rupert in the Republic of Ireland for four years without telling the Irish authorities. Rupert is the key witness against Michael McKevitt, who will be tried in a Dublin court for directing terrorism. McKevitt is the alleged head of the Real IRA, theRead more..