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Dublin man accused of IRA membership has been released on bail

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Dublin man accused of IRA membership has been released on bail

A Dublin man accused of IRA membership has been released on bail by the Special Criminal Court.

The book of evidence was also served on the accused man today.

Robert Day (54), of St Attracta Road, Cabra, Dublin 7 is charged with membership of an unlawful organisation within the State styling itself as the Irish Republican Army otherwise Oglaigh na hÉireann otherwise the IRA on October 9th, 2015.

The State consented to Mr Day's bail application, prosecution Counsel Vincent Heneghan BL told the three-judge court today.

Mr Day was released on his own bond of €100 and an independent surety of €10,000.

The conditions of his bail are that he must surrender his passport and not apply for travel documents, sign on daily at Mountjoy garda station, obey a daily curfew between 11am and 7am, not leave the jurisdiction, not associate with anybody charged or convicted of a scheduled offence, not contact proposed prosecution witnesses and provide a phone number to gardai.

Mr Justice Paul Butler, presiding with Judge Alison Lindsay and Judge William Hamill, remanded Mr Day on bail until April 5th, when his case is listed for mention again.