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Sunday 20 December, 2020

John Gilligan released on bail two months after arrest in Spain
# John Gilligan
# John Gilligan

John Gilligan released on bail two months after arrest in Spain

Dec 20th 2020, 10:27 AM 28,469 Views 0 Comments

The gangland criminal was arrested by Spanish authorities in October.

Thursday 1 October, 2020

Christy Kinahan Senior 'faces extradition from Dubai' if he fails to appear in Spanish court
# Spain
# Spain

Christy Kinahan Senior 'faces extradition from Dubai' if he fails to appear in Spanish court

Oct 1st 2020, 12:02 PM 28,974 Views 0 Comments

A Spanish official has said an international arrest warrant will be issued if he fails to appear at his passport fraud trial.

Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Christy Kinahan Senior charged with passport fraud in Spanish court
# Charged
# Charged

Christy Kinahan Senior charged with passport fraud in Spanish court

Sep 30th 2020, 1:04 PM 40,961 Views 0 Comments

He faces up to three years in prison if convicted.

Friday 21 June, 2019

Irishman (53) dies following stabbing in Costa del Sol pub
# Fuengirola
# Fuengirola

Irishman (53) dies following stabbing in Costa del Sol pub

Jun 21st 2019, 10:45 AM 78,815 Views 23 Comments

A British man has been arrested by Spanish police in connection with the incident.

Sunday 3 February, 2019

James Quinn loses appeal against conviction for Gary Hutch murder
# Spain
# Spain

James Quinn loses appeal against conviction for Gary Hutch murder

Feb 3rd 2019, 12:26 PM 15,507 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for the Dubliner had sought to overturn his June 2018 conviction and prison sentence.

Saturday 2 February, 2019

Body discovered in Spain believed to be that of Irishman missing since September
# Carl Carr
# Carl Carr

Body discovered in Spain believed to be that of Irishman missing since September

Feb 2nd 2019, 2:51 PM 36,924 Views 0 Comments

Investigators are said to be in the process of formally identifying Carl Carr.

Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Search for two-year-old boy trapped in well in Spain enters third day
# Málaga
# Málaga

Search for two-year-old boy trapped in well in Spain enters third day

Jan 15th 2019, 10:34 AM 27,784 Views 15 Comments

Emergency services have yet to find any sign of the young boy.

Thursday 19 July, 2018

Irish teen dies after falling from hotel balcony in Majorca
# Playa De Muro
# Playa De Muro

Irish teen dies after falling from hotel balcony in Majorca

Jul 19th 2018, 1:14 PM 96,911 Views 24 Comments

It is believed the boy fell up to 20ft from the balcony in a freak accident.

Monday 16 July, 2018

Irish teen who drowned tragically in Spanish lake named
# Joshua Osahon
# Joshua Osahon

Irish teen who drowned tragically in Spanish lake named

Jul 16th 2018, 2:02 PM 40,604 Views 4 Comments

Joshua Osahon from Portlaoise lost his life after going swimming in a lake in central Spain on Saturday afternoon.

Thursday 21 June, 2018

James Quinn jailed for 22 years in Spain for Gary Hutch murder
# Málaga
# Málaga

James Quinn jailed for 22 years in Spain for Gary Hutch murder

Jun 21st 2018, 12:50 PM 22,968 Views 29 Comments

The judge described the 2015 murder as “execrable”.

Sunday 3 June, 2018

Welsh tourist (20) dies after falling from apartment block in Magaluf
# Magaluf
# Magaluf

Welsh tourist (20) dies after falling from apartment block in Magaluf

Jun 3rd 2018, 1:56 PM 72,576 Views 14 Comments

The body was discovered at 11am this morning.

Sunday 1 April, 2018

Child killed in Tenerife hit-and-run named as Carter Carson (10)
# RIP
# RIP

Child killed in Tenerife hit-and-run named as Carter Carson (10)

Apr 1st 2018, 10:50 AM 68,426 Views 23 Comments

Carter Carson died in hospital on Friday nearly 24 hours after he was struck by a car.

Saturday 31 March, 2018

Irish boy (10) holidaying with family killed by hit-and-run driver in Tenerife
# Adeje
# Adeje

Irish boy (10) holidaying with family killed by hit-and-run driver in Tenerife

Mar 31st 2018, 1:25 PM 60,944 Views 11 Comments

The youngster was rushed to hospital after being critically injured on Thursday evening.

Monday 18 December, 2017

No foul play in death of Dutch woman in Gran Canaria
# Investigation
# Investigation

No foul play in death of Dutch woman in Gran Canaria

Dec 18th 2017, 9:03 AM 58,228 Views 11 Comments

Police spoke to her Irish partner yesterday afternoon.

DJ killed and three injured as stage collapses at Brazil music festival
# Atmosphere
# Atmosphere

DJ killed and three injured as stage collapses at Brazil music festival

Dec 18th 2017, 7:56 AM 28,294 Views 7 Comments

The collapse was blamed on adverse weather conditions.

Saturday 12 August, 2017

'Major league' Kinahan cartel member arrested in Spain was nearly caught in airport last year
# Cartel
# Cartel

'Major league' Kinahan cartel member arrested in Spain was nearly caught in airport last year

Aug 12th 2017, 11:05 AM 37,018 Views 0 Comments

He escaped after crossing a busy motorway as officers closed in on him when he went to meet relatives arriving from Ireland.

Friday 19 May, 2017

Man arrested in Lanzarote over failing to help Irish woman over drowning
# Elaine O'Donovan
# Elaine O'Donovan

Man arrested in Lanzarote over failing to help Irish woman over drowning

May 19th 2017, 9:25 AM 45,177 Views 26 Comments

Witnesses told police he vanished after spotting the tourist face down in the water.

Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Irishman 'repeatedly stabbed' at resort in Algarve
# Portugal
# Portugal

Irishman 'repeatedly stabbed' at resort in Algarve

May 9th 2017, 10:37 AM 42,890 Views 50 Comments

The victim was reportedly attacked by two men in Praia da Rocha on Sunday morning.

Friday 24 March, 2017

British man convicted of murdering 'gentle giant' Irishman in Costa del Sol bar row
# Benalmádena
# Benalmádena

British man convicted of murdering 'gentle giant' Irishman in Costa del Sol bar row

Mar 24th 2017, 3:13 PM 35,528 Views 0 Comments

John O’Neill was on his first foreign holiday.

Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Irishman in "serious" condition following bicycle accident in Tenerife
# Serious Condition
# Serious Condition

Irishman in "serious" condition following bicycle accident in Tenerife

Jan 17th 2017, 5:14 PM 33,909 Views 11 Comments

The 58-year-old was airlifted to hospital following yesterday’s incident.

Thursday 3 November, 2016

Questioning of Irishman held over Gary Hutch murder continues
# Gangland
# Gangland

Questioning of Irishman held over Gary Hutch murder continues

Nov 3rd 2016, 11:28 AM 8,707 Views 7 Comments

The man was arrested yesterday in relation to the September 2015 death.

Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Major police operation linked to Gary Hutch murder underway in Spain
# Gangland
# Gangland

Major police operation linked to Gary Hutch murder underway in Spain

Nov 2nd 2016, 5:03 PM 19,968 Views 15 Comments

An arrest is understood to have taken place.

Sunday 2 October, 2016

Tiger kidnappings suspect arrested in Spain while living under a fake ID
# Jeffrey Melvin
# Jeffrey Melvin

Tiger kidnappings suspect arrested in Spain while living under a fake ID

Oct 2nd 2016, 1:10 PM 25,413 Views 8 Comments

Jeffrey Melvin disappeared in 2012 while on bail for his alleged involvement in a January 2010 tiger raid in Dublin.

Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Body of Irish woman (83) found in sea off Santa Ponsa
# Majorca
# Majorca

Body of Irish woman (83) found in sea off Santa Ponsa

Sep 28th 2016, 6:43 PM 29,250 Views 3 Comments

The woman’s body was found by Russian holidaymakers this morning.

Wednesday 14 September, 2016

VIDEO: Wads of cash and a gun seized in Spanish raid over Dublin gangland feud
# Marbella
# Marbella

VIDEO: Wads of cash and a gun seized in Spanish raid over Dublin gangland feud

Sep 14th 2016, 2:28 PM 21,120 Views 12 Comments

Police in Spain have arrested a man over the death of Gary Hutch.

Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Irish schoolboy dies days after being saved from drowning in Spanish pool
# Lloret De Mar
# Lloret De Mar

Irish schoolboy dies days after being saved from drowning in Spanish pool

Aug 24th 2016, 8:42 PM 75,587 Views 15 Comments

The boy got into difficulty last week.

Friday 19 August, 2016

Jonathan Hutch tells Spanish police he believes he was intended target of shooting
# Majorca
# Majorca

Jonathan Hutch tells Spanish police he believes he was intended target of shooting

Aug 19th 2016, 8:23 AM 34,846 Views 29 Comments

The Civil Guard are analysing CCTV footage said to show the killer seconds before he struck.

Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Irishman shot dead outside supermarket in Majorca
# Majorca
# Majorca

Irishman shot dead outside supermarket in Majorca

Aug 17th 2016, 10:15 PM 166,915 Views 105 Comments

Sources say the victim was shot in an attack linked to the ongoing Kinahan-Hutch feud.

Tuesday 9 August, 2016

WATCH: Man catches flight after dashing across runway at Madrid airport
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

WATCH: Man catches flight after dashing across runway at Madrid airport

Aug 9th 2016, 7:26 PM 37,885 Views 39 Comments

The Bolivian national now faces a hefty fine.

Friday 1 July, 2016

37-year-old US woman found guilty of threatening to murder Stephen Hawking
# Tenerife
# Tenerife

37-year-old US woman found guilty of threatening to murder Stephen Hawking

Jul 1st 2016, 9:27 PM 19,512 Views 32 Comments

She was tried after refusing to be seen by an expert called in to evaluate her state of mind.

Friday 3 June, 2016

Two Irish men arrested for drug trafficking in Spain as part of 'Operation Leprechaun'
# Majorca
# Majorca

Two Irish men arrested for drug trafficking in Spain as part of 'Operation Leprechaun'

Jun 3rd 2016, 5:37 PM 36,646 Views 35 Comments

The two were held after the detention of a British drug dealer on the holiday island of Majorca.

Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Irish man arrested in Alicante over Louth double murder
# Spain
# Spain

Irish man arrested in Alicante over Louth double murder

Apr 6th 2016, 10:59 PM 41,418 Views 18 Comments

Gangland figures Anthony Burnett and Joseph Redmond are believed to have been tortured before they were shot dead four years ago.

Thursday 31 March, 2016

Irishman dies in swimming pool while on holiday in Spain
# Torremolinos
# Torremolinos

Irishman dies in swimming pool while on holiday in Spain

Mar 31st 2016, 8:10 AM 60,186 Views 18 Comments

The man is believed to have died after falling into the deep end of the pool.