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#Gangs

# gangs - Thursday 9 August, 2018

European gangs are using rural Longford to grow cannabis on an industrial scale Exclusive

The small county has become a hotbed of activity for criminal elements.

# gangs - Saturday 21 July, 2018

# gangs - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'A game of cat and mouse': The struggle to stop drug smuggling in a neglected Spanish town

Members of the drug trafficking ring pointed to the unemployment rate in the province as a fuel for their criminal activity.

# gangs - Friday 2 February, 2018

Two Hutch gang members told to leave Dublin after spate of shootings

One has gone but the other has remained in the city.

# gangs - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Up to 25% of Mountjoy Prison inmates being put in solitary confinement for their own protection

120 inmates were put under a protection regime in October 2016.

# gangs - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Dun Laoghaire burglary gangs 'have joined forces' to target upmarket areas of south Dublin

The gangs have been robbing homes and cars for over a decade.

# gangs - Friday 24 November, 2017

Kinahan cartel member arrested in Spain after €35 million cocaine seizure

The man is in custody in Spain.

# gangs - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Man (20s) shot in Citywest last night named locally

Fitness instructor John Gibson was fatally shot in a car park last night.

# gangs - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Two Kinahan gunmen arrested with gun charged with conspiracy to murder

They will face court in Dublin tomorrow.

# gangs - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Gardaí seize €350k in cash in latest crackdown on Kinahan gang

Three men in their 40s have been arrested.

# gangs - Friday 2 June, 2017

Children in Dublin's north inner city want violence and drugs off their streets

As the Kinahen-Hutch feud claims another life, a report written by children calls for more gardaí and the end to violence.

# gangs - Friday 28 April, 2017

'A prisoner will say to you: I know where you live, I’ll burn your house down, I’ll get your kids.’

Prison officers outlined the dangers they face in their day-to-day jobs.

# gangs - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'It is a relentless war': Tánaiste wants to weaken the power of gang leaders in prisons

Frances Fitzgerald has said resources must be in place to tackle gangland’s grip on Irish society.

# gangs - Monday 16 January, 2017

26 dead as gangs behead inmates in Brazilian prison massacre

Officials said members of two drug gangs clashed violently after coming out of different parts of the prison.

# gangs - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

There were 27 shootings in Chicago over the Christmas weekend

12 of the gang-related shootings were deadly.

# gangs - Monday 14 November, 2016

Missing Mexican priest found alive with "notable signs of torture"

Two priests have been killed in recent months in the eastern state of Veracruz.

# gangs - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Stolen Audi cars recovered in Meath and Wicklow as gardaí target organised crime gang

One man is his 50s was arrested and is currently detained at Tallaght Garda Station.

# gangs - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Handgun and ammunition seized by gardaí targeting feuding gangs

The 9mm pistol was found in a car yesterday evening.

# gangs - Friday 12 August, 2016

St Vincent de Paul down €1 million as gangs raid charity clothes bins

Children are being pushed into the secondhand clothing bins and then they pop the clothes back out again.

# gangs - Monday 18 July, 2016

Snoop Dogg and the Game call gang members together for an anti-violence summit

The meeting also included activists and preachers.

# gangs - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Four gardaí injured arresting men suspected of running burglary ring

The men were in a 4×4 which rammed a Garda car.

# gangs - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Ireland should stop wasting resources on arresting people caught with small amounts of drugs

Director of Help Not Harm, Graham de Barra, suggests we need a compassionate and evidence-based approach to drugs and addiction

# gangs - Monday 9 May, 2016

'One Veronica Guerin, her murder, her sacrifice, should be enough'

There are questions now about the effectiveness of measures introduced after the journalist was killed 20 years ago.

# gangs - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Sheriff Street's community gardaí: 'They know that's not the end of it - who will it be this time?'

Gardaí working in Dublin’s north inner city have been doing their best to reassure locals as they try to nail down those responsible for the recent violence.

# gangs - Saturday 30 April, 2016

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Intimidation and bullying: How Ireland's gangs affect the country's entire prison population

The country’s prison officers want the factions to be segregated.

# gangs - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Officers "on the breadline" because of pay cuts after attacks from prisoners

“Not everybody is going to go into work, open up a cell door on a Monday morning and get hit with a knife in the back of the head.”

'Gangs in prison are controlling the streets on the outside'

The Prison Officers Association is calling for power to be removed from gangs in prison.

# gangs - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Family of Martin O'Rourke will visit Sheriff St after funeral to thank locals for support

The 24-year-old was gunned down in Dublin’s north inner city last Thursday in a case of mistaken identity.

# gangs - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Two women charged as part of organised crime crackdown

Up to 80 gardaí were involved in searches in Waterford and Wexford today.

# gangs - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

'They say the Hutch, Byrne and latest Ryan shooting are not linked. I disagree'

These murders are part of the same phenomenon of gun and drugs related crime that has blighted decent communities across Dublin, writes Tom Clonan.

# gangs - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Gangs of Dublin: Another shooting, but who's fighting who?

The killing of Vincent Ryan means gardaí are now contending with two active gangland feuds.

# gangs - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Gardaí seize €500k worth of heroin and cocaine in operation targeting gangs

A 24-year-old man was arrested during a seizure at a Dublin house.

# gangs - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Drug dealers are even targeting users' mothers to tighten their grip of fear

A new survey has brought this intimidation light.

# gangs - Saturday 13 February, 2016

What's the best way to destroy violent gangs? Legalise the drugs

The main currency propelling these gangs is the supply and sale of illicit drugs. We can remove their power, writes Aaron McKenna.

# gangs - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Prison officers admit they don't know what to do with prison gangs

“This is the problem – the kind of control these people have over the general population.”

# gangs - Friday 16 October, 2015

Gardaí arrest man after 30km high speed chase

The man was finally apprehended in Tallaght.

# gangs - Friday 2 October, 2015

WATCH: Police chief breaks down in tears after a baby is shot dead

“This should not be happening in our city, and we’ve got to do something about it.”

# gangs - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Bodies of seven prisoners found stuffed into rubbish bins

Their remains showed signs of torture, authorities in Guatemala said.

# gangs - Monday 18 May, 2015

Police charge 170 after 'gruesome' shootout between biker gangs Waco This post contains videos

Police charge 170 after 'gruesome' shootout between biker gangs

Nine people died and 18 were wounded in the incident.

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