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# Gangland Crime

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# cormac berkeley
Gardaí probe heroin debt and turf-war theories as part of investigation into Dublin drug murder
Gardaí are following several lines of inquiry.
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# Gangland Crime
Gardaí probe string of attacks in north Dublin in wake of Temple Bar arrest of 'Mr Flashy'
The gang boss was arrested in relation to a €60k cocaine seizure.
# Gangland Crime
Gangland criminals targeted: New law seeks to impose life imprisonment for conspiracy to murder
The seriousness of the crime must be reflected in the sentence our judges can impose, says the justice minister.
# Special Criminal Court
Two more men charged with involvement in attempted murder of James 'Mago' Gately
The men were charged at the Special Criminal Court.
# kinahan crime cartel
Kinahan crime gang has 'wreaked havoc' on local communities, senior garda says following triple convictions
Today three men were jailed for taking part in a Kinahan cartel plan to kill a Hutch family member.
# Special Criminal Court
Machine gun struggle between gardaí and gangland criminal ended in bathtub next to grenade
The Special Criminal Court heard the evidence during the sentencing of Derek Devoy.
# Gangland Crime
Gardaí have prevented 64 gangland hits since the Regency Hotel shooting
In the first six months of this year, there were 133 arrests in relation to organised crime.
Lyra McKee murder and parcel bomb plot given as reasons for two special 'Omagh laws' being renewed again
Dissident republican threat and gangland crime are to be given as reasons for two special laws being renewed.
# Gangland Crime
Shootings outside schools and knife attacks outside garda stations - Dublin's latest drugs feud
The feud has seen innocent members of the extended families of these criminals targeted.
# Murder case
Assistant commissioner: 'We won't be resting on our laurels' after Freddie Thompson guilty verdict
Thompson is the latest to be convicted of murder in relation to the ongoing gang feud.
# decriminalisation
Green Party wants to bring Amsterdam-style cannabis coffee shops to Ireland
The party is proposing that criminal offences be removed for people possessing less than five grams of cannabis.
# Emergency Response Unit
Four arrested as gardaí say they've foiled a potential gangland hit in Dublin's inner city
A sub-machine gun, a semi-automatic pistol and a revolver have been recovered.
# Gangland Crime
Two Hutch gang members told to leave Dublin after spate of shootings
One has gone but the other has remained in the city.
# Gangland Crime
Covert Garda units to patrol Dublin boxing event this weekend in wake of murders
It is understood that tight security will be in place at the Citywest event.
# turn of the tide
Endgame: How gardaí have pushed the Kinahan cartel to the brink of collapse in 12 months
Most of the senior leadership of the cartel has either been arrested or have fled.
# Gangland Crime
Four men arrested for conspiracy to murder due in court tomorrow
Gardaí say there has been up to forty interventions of planned assassination by organised crime gangs.
# running scared
European Arrest Warrants issued for a number of on-the-run Kinahan cartel members
A number of leading members of the cartel are running scared.
# Gangland Crime
Hutch family asked for travel plans as gardaí receive intel on potential attack
Extra checkpoints were put in place over the weekend as fears of a fresh attack grow.
# killer's remorse
Cartel regrets: A minimum of €42 million has been lost by the Kinahans since the feud began
And that’s only taking seizures into account.
# Courts
Man (29) charged with murder of Gareth Hutch
The man replied “not guilty” when the charge was put to him by gardaí.
# Gangland Crime
Gangland gardaí investigated over 8,000 lines of inquiry this year
Officers have also arrested 44 people over gangland murders since February.
# burn in hell
'I'm up to 287 young people I know who have died'- Crusading priest on his fight against drugs
Fr Tony O’Riordan warned dealers they faced an eternity in hell if they did not repent for their sins.
# Gangland Crime
"They're seeing Dublin as something like Chicago in the 1920s" - The capital is trying to fix its crime problem
Dublin’s Lord Mayor says that every shooting, whether it happens in the inner city or the suburbs, affects every Dubliner.
# sunset house
Man in his 20s arrested over gangland killing of dissident republican
Michael Barr was shot dead at the Sunset House pub in Dublin in April.
# Gangland Crime
Woman arrested over shooting of Michael Barr at Sunset House pub
The woman, aged in her 30s, was detained this morning.
# Gangland Crime
Frances Fitzgerald says gardaí will 'go after drug dealers who flaunt their assets'
The Tánaiste also said she was “shocked” by a recent claim the then Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan met PAC chair in a car park.
Where and when: A timeline of the Hutch-Kinahan feud
Yesterday Gareth Hutch was murdered in broad daylight at an apartment block just 300 metres from O’Connell Street.
# Gangland Crime
Man arrested in connection with Regency Hotel shooting
A man in his 20s was detained in the north Dublin area this evening.
# On the beat
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.
# Crime
Gardaí won't take their eye off gangland thugs, says Commissioner
The Commissioner said investigations into gangland deaths are progressing well.
# martin o'rourke
Young man shot dead in Dublin's inner city was 'harmless, loveable young fellow'
The father-of-three was gunned down in broad daylight in a case of mistaken identity.
White collar crime costs far outweigh those of gangland crime, but it's not a priority
There is a lack of political energy around reform, writes John Devitt.
'The risk of another revenge killing will rise exponentially during Eddie Hutch funeral'
There was a very heavy garda presence at David Byrne’s funeral on Monday, and it’s essential there is one today.
# Your Say
Poll: Would legalising cannabis reduce gangland crime?
Aaron McKenna discussed the possibility of legalising cannabis to remove power from these dangerous gangs – what do you think?
# Gangland Crime
"You'd think we got 55 new gardaí" - senior officers aren't impressed with the new armed unit
The unit was announced by Frances Fitzgerald this week.
# Gangland Crime
Eddie Hutch investigation: Gardaí await DNA test results from getaway car
The car was not burnt out and tests have been carried out on the interior of the vehicle.
# city on edge
'Nothing substantive' in rumours about shots being fired in Tallaght
“There is a sense of fear. People are very concerned as to where they’ll strike next.”
# Finglas
Two in court after cannabis worth €600k and 40,000 prescription drugs seized
The seizures were made in north Dublin yesterday.
# Crime
Ireland has a Witness Protection Programme and we've spent €400k on it this year
The protection programme was set up as gardaí tackled gangland crime.