Tipperary man admits possession of pipe-bombs, pistol and ammunition

Daniel Hickey


Daniel Hickey



Special Criminal Court

A Tipperary man has pleaded guilty at the Special Criminal Court to possession of pipe-bombs, a pistol and ammunition.

Dylan Cahill (24), of Lower Irishtown, Clonmel, Co Tipperary admitted today at the non-jury court to the possession of a .380 calibre Colt semi-automatic pistol and four rounds of .380 calibre ammunition at Sradrine, Glefarne, Co Leitrim on May 13, 2015.

He also pleaded guilty to the possession of two improvised explosive devices, or pipe-bombs, at the same place on the same date.

Ms Justice Isobel Kennedy, presiding, sitting with Judge Sinead Ni Chulachain and Judge James Faughnan, remanded Cahill in custody until May 15, when he will be sentenced.