Gerard "The Monk" Hutch charged with murder of David Byrne

Gerard ‘The Monk’ Hutch has appeared before an out of hours sitting of the Special Criminal Court this evening, charged with the murder of David Byrne who was shot dead at the Regency Hotel in 2016.

He was brought to the Special Criminal Court tonight by heavy security after he was extradited from Spain to Dublin.

He had been living abroad for the past number of years and was recently tracked down in Spain.

What was tonight's out of hours sitting at the Special Criminal Court about? Listen here.

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