- Kelly and the two others, known as the " Casement Three, " were sentenced to life imprisonment.
- Many point to the life sentences being served by Michael Timmons, Patrick Kane and Sean Kelly, the so-called Casement Three.
- The men ( Pat Kane, Mickey Timmons, and Se醤 ?Ceallaigh ) were dubbed the " Casement Three " by republicans who disputed the validity of their convictions.
- Kelly and the two others, known as the " Casement Three, " were given life sentences and served their time in an IRA wing of the Maze prison.
- He and two others who became known as the " Casement Three " were sentenced to life under the " common purpose " legal theory that was criticized by human rights groups.