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Two men plead guilty to possession of counterfeit money and a stolen motorcycle

Two men plead guilty to possession of counterfeit money and a stolen motorcycle

Two Dublin men have pleaded guilty to possession of counterfeit money and a stolen motorcycle, the Special Criminal Court in Dublin has heard today.

Robert Day (44) of St Attracta Road, Cabra, Dublin 7 has pleaded guilty to the unlawful custody of 400 counterfeit €50 notes at Monck Place, Phibsborough, Dublin 7 on February 2nd, 2014.

His co-accused, Hubert Duffy (47), with an address at George’s Place, Temple Street, Dublin 1 has pleaded guilty to handling a stolen BMW motor cycle at the Phoenix Park Racecourse Apartments, Navan Road, Dublin 7 on November 12th, 2013.

Counsel for the State, Vincent Heneghan BL, told the court today that an application about the other charges on the men's indictment will be made in due course.

Previously, both men were charged with membership of an unlawful organisation within the State styling itself the Irish Republican Army, otherwise Oglaigh na hEireann, otherwise the IRA on February 2, 2014.

Presiding at the three-judge, non-jury court, Mr Justice Paul Butler remanded Day in custody and Duffy on continuing bail until sentencing on February 10th.