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# Criminals

Last year
Jim O'Callaghan: 'The possession of knives has become normalised - this needs to be reversed'
Jim O'Callaghan
All time
Almost half of criminals released from prison re-offended within a year, new figures show
Murderer, Irish-American gangster, FBI informer: The Whitey Bulger story
The Criminal Assets Bureau returned over €4.3 million to the State last year
Gardaí arrest 42 people and seize drugs in Kilkenny and Carlow
Feud gangs using drug addicts to get false passports
Intended target of Ballymun shooting had been warned of threat to his life
British tourist shot after her family accidentally drove into Brazilian favela
Tongue-in-cheek postcards launched in bid to track down Europe's most-wanted criminals
34 people arrested after 72 checkpoints carried out in Waterford
Chalice given back to Spike Island after 134 years in Dublin
Germany sees massive rise in politically-motivated crimes by foreigners
Ireland issued a record number of European arrest warrants last year
Just 29 gardaí tasked with tackling cybercrime despite surge in internet attacks
'The line between good and bad people can be thinner than you think'
Ian Gargan
Courts should hand down tougher sentences for crimes against businesses, say company owners
Animal underworld: Exotic pets seized from mobsters are being given a second chance
Gangs of Dublin: Another shooting, but who's fighting who?
We seem to have forgotten the Special Criminal Court is supposed to be exceptional
Alan Greene
Retaliation: Eddie Hutch, brother of 'The Monk', shot dead in Dublin city
Police say most Cologne mob suspects were asylum seekers
New DNA database will 'close the net' on serial offenders
Prison officers admit they don't know what to do with prison gangs
'Want to stop people breaking into your house? Turn your lights on', says the Gardaí
Ever take a 'sensitive' photo of yourself? You could be at risk of sextortion
Ireland has a Witness Protection Programme and we've spent €400k on it this year
This is NOT how you flush cannabis down the toilet
Well, this is quite the crime scene...
New national DNA database to become operational this year
Burglars hold knife to 15-month-old baby before stealing cash and jewellery
'It has never been easier to get away with white collar crime in Ireland'
Here's how much money was seized from criminals last year
Man tried to pass off a crushed up pop tart as crack cocaine, still got arrested
Poll: Should we introduce 'sobriety tags' for offenders of alcohol-related crimes?
Nokia was blackmailed into paying millions to criminals back in 2008
Poll: Should Ireland bring in a DNA database for criminals?
Man arrested as €800,000 worth of cannabis found in Kildare house
15-year-old in court as drivers warned about spate of carjackings
Two due in court over €1.5m cannabis haul
Family of five terrorised at gunpoint during armed robbery in Limerick