Category: Ireland

25th Mar 2019

Eric Marques extradited to the US

On 21 March 2019, we reported that Eric Marques had lost his Irish Supreme Court appeal against his extradition to the US. On the morning of 23 March 2019, Mr Marques was transported from the prison where he was being detained and surrendered to FBI agents at US immigration in Dublin Airport. You can read […]

21st Mar 2019

Irish Supreme Court rejects Eric Marques’ extradition appeal

Yesterday, 20 March 2019, Eric Marques had his Supreme Court appeal against his extradition from Ireland to the US rejected. US authorities have requested Mr Marques’ extradition on charges including conspiracy to distribute and advertise indecent images of children. The charges relate to extremely violent and graphic images that were uploaded to over 100 anonymous […]

29th Jan 2019

John Downey extradition delayed

On 7 November 2018, we reported that John Downey had appeared before the Irish High Court to contest his extradition to Northern Ireland. Mr Downey is wanted in Northern Ireland on charges relating to the IRA Hyde Park bombing that took place in 1982. He had previously been put on trial at the Old Bailey […]

21st Nov 2018

Artur Celmer extradited to Poland

On Monday, the Irish High Court ordered the surrender of Artur Celmer to face trial in Poland. As reported in a previous blog, Mr Celmer is wanted by Polish authorities to face trial on charges of drug trafficking. Last year, he was arrested under a European Arrest Warrant (EAW) in Ireland. He resisted extradition on […]

30th Oct 2018

Thomas O’Connor to be extradited to the UK tomorrow

In January 2007, Thomas O’Connor was convicted of defrauding HMRC at Blackfriars’ Crown Court. He absconded from his sentencing hearing and was sentenced, in his absence, to 4 years and 6 months in custody. In 2009, Mr O’Connor had returned to Ireland, where he was arrested on a European Arrest Warrant (EAW). The Irish High […]

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