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# gang - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Balaclava-wearing gunmen shoot dead dad-of-two in suspected drug dispute murder

The incident happened around 11.15pm last night.

# gang - Monday 30 April, 2018

Irish priest shot in the feet after being followed on way back from bank in Peru

He was followed home by three armed men who beat him and shot him before taking money.

# gang - Monday 26 February, 2018

Hutches one of at least three gangs flooding Belfast with highly-potent heroin

The increase in the number of heroin overdoses has resulted in local politicians warning users of a potentially fatal batch doing the rounds.

# gang - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Pakistan officials arrest gang in spinal fluid scam

Many women were left with disabilities following the surgery.

# gang - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Man beheaded by notorious gang near Washington

President Donald Trump has vowed to wipe out the violent gang.

# gang - Friday 17 November, 2017

Notorious Sicilian mafia 'boss of bosses' dies in prison after fighting cancer

The mobster, who was nicknamed ‘The Beast’ for his cruelty, died in hospital in the early hours of this morning.

# gang - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Man (37) arrested after armed gardaí and Criminal Asset Bureau raid 24 premises

The homes and offices were raided as part of an investigation into an organised crime gang based in Cabra.

# gang - Friday 27 October, 2017

Limerick biker given life sentence for murder of man in rival motorbike gang

The dead man’s family said the deceased is a “hero” who will never be forgotten.

# gang - Friday 6 October, 2017

Members of gang which ran prostitution ring in UK hotels convicted

In total, the operation generated hundreds of thousands of pounds.

# gang - Monday 28 August, 2017

Informants and paranoia: The implosion of the Kinahan gang's Dublin lieutenants

A number of men have contracts on their heads.

# gang - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Waterford moneylending gang 'in hiding' as it owes money to Nigerian drug dealers

How locals defied violent threats to rid their community of the criminals.

# gang - Friday 10 March, 2017

Gang who flew in Lithuanian brides to UK as part of sham marriage scam jailed

People involved in the scam swapped roles in fake bridal parties.

# gang - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Family of man who died of fright angry with sentences for Traveller gang who ransacked his home

The O’Donoghue family say they hope the State will appeal the men’s jail terms on leniency grounds.

# gang - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Two arrested and 'significant amount' of cash seized from organised crime gang in Limerick

The searches were conducted at seven private residences and four premises in the Limerick area.

# gang - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Gardaí hunting gang who robbed and terrorised an elderly woman at her home

The incident occurred at Galbally, Co Limerick at around 11pm last night.

# gang - Monday 4 April, 2016

'Rathkeale Rovers' gang sentenced for €73m museum crime plot

The gang stole a rhino horn and other artefacts

# gang - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

"They looked calm. They spread out around me" - Lamb of God singer on Dublin attack

“I think they were just out to kick someone’s head in,” Randy Blythe said of the attack, which happened on Sunday night on the city’s quays.

# gang - Friday 2 October, 2015

Family were 'extraordinary' to sit face-to-face with men who carried out terrifying raid

Kieran Cleary said no offer of compensation has been made to help the Corcoran family with medical bills.

# gang - Monday 8 December, 2014

This charred bone fragment helped prove a missing student was killed

43 students were slaughtered by a police-backed gang, in a case that has shocked Mexico.

# gang - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Mexican protesters set fire to palace door over student massacre

Violent protests came a day after authorities said suspected gang hitmen confessed to killing the 43 students and incinerating their bodies.

# gang - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Bodies of Mexican students burned by gang in 14-hour inferno

Gang-linked police attacked their buses in September and ten delivered them to a drug gang to be killed.

# gang - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

16-year-old has three fingers cut off by criminal gang in "barbaric" attack

The attack has been described as “barbaric” by a local councillor.

# gang - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Gangster ‘Fat Freddie’ arrested at Dublin Airport

Thompson appeared in court this afternoon and a hearing has been set for next week.

# gang - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Court of Criminal Appeal says eight year sentence for firearms offence was 'excessive'

Kieran Ryan was caught with a firearm but said that he did not intend to use it and was picking it up for a third party.

# gang - Sunday 9 March, 2014

How police are trying to get Italian mafia wives to talk to them

Only a handful of women have ever broken ranks with one of the most powerful and violent of all the Italian mafia groups.

# gang - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

12 arrested and 8 shotguns seized in garda operation targeting burglary gang

Items such as jewellery, cash and electronic goods were seized in the operation spanning three counties.

# gang - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Pregnant mother threatened by gang at her home in Swords

The woman was at her home with her two year old son when the break in happened.

# gang - Monday 20 January, 2014

Two teens, three juveniles arrested for smart phone robberies in Dublin

The three juveniles will appear before The Children Court tomorrow.

# gang - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Gardaí hunt for two men who fled the scene of Tallaght killing

The men escaped the scene by car after detectives on routine patrol came upon the scene at a narrow rural road last night.

# gang - Friday 11 October, 2013

Gilligan: I won't do interviews, not even for €1 million

The criminal’s solicitor has released a statement to media outlets asking that they not pursue him for comments when he is released from prison next week.

# gang - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Pics: What police found when they busted alleged human smugglers

IDs, stamps, a gun and passports were among the items found by the alleged gang.

# gang - Friday 31 May, 2013

Councillor 'concerned by gang culture' after Portmarnock unrest

Large groups of youths were involved in the disorder on the beach yesterday evening with a number of arrests made.

# gang - Monday 27 May, 2013

Teen rescued after kidnappers lured him through Facebook

The culprits started chatting to the 13-year-old six months ago.

# gang - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Phones, cameras and fake IDs seized in raid on Dublin criminal gang

Gardaí targeted an organised gang who have been stealing mobile phones in Dublin.

# gang - Thursday 31 January, 2013

"If you have any semblance of good in you, for God's sake, turn these people in"

The Garda Commissioner told the congregation at the funeral of Adrian Donohoe that An Garda Síochána will do everything in its power to bring the perpetrators to justice.

# gang - Monday 21 January, 2013

Amsterdam wants end to Hells Angels civil servants

The mayor of Amsterdam says he doesn’t believe its possible to be a member of Hells Angels while working in public service.

# gang - Monday 26 November, 2012

Criminals skimming credit cards of Irish rail passengers

Gardaí are urging people to be “vigilant and cover your credit card pin numbers”.

# gang - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Two women arrested following drug seizure

Gardaí discovered cannabis resin with a street value of €150,000 and a large amount of cash in Clonshaugh.

# gang - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Cannabis plants and cash seized in garda searches

Properties in west Dublin and Navan were searched today as part of an ongoing investigation into the activities of an eastern European criminal gang.

# gang - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Toddler injured as gang attack house with hammers

A group of men attacked the home in east Belfast last night in what is thought to be a sectarian incident.

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