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# gangland - Monday 15 February, 2016

Regency victim's funeral hears call for 'hero' to end deadly feud

“It is not courageous to walk into a hotel and shoot somebody, nor is it courageous to walk into a man’s home and do the same.”

Gardaí maintain presence in Dublin 8 as David Byrne funeral takes place

Uniformed gardaí were on patrol in the area all morning.

# gangland - Friday 12 February, 2016

Poll: Should the election campaign be suspended to deal with gangland crime? Your Say This post contains a poll

'It's shocking to think that 20 years after Veronica Guerin's death we are back here'

INM has increased security after journalists were told they could be in danger for reporting on gangland crime.

# gangland - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

"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.

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.

FactCheck: Who wants to get rid of the Special Criminal Court?’s GE16 FactCheck examines claims made by Sinn Féin about a surprising election issue.

# gangland - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Gardaí appeal for public's help in tracing second vehicle used in shooting of Eddie Hutch

It’s understood the gunmen made good their escape in either a dark coloured Isuzu 4×4 or a Toyota Landcruiser.

In photos: Armed gardaí patrolling the streets of Dublin Gangland This post contains images

In photos: Armed gardaí patrolling the streets of Dublin

Enda Kenny said specialist gardaí will be given whatever guns they say they need to take on gangland criminals.

'He was killed because he was a soft target. He is a victim' - Shock and sadness at murder of Eddie Hutch

Locals have spoken of crime in their area, and how they feel gardaí are powerless to change it.

Kinahan vs Hutch: The birth of a bloody feud

Double-dealing, murder and the most powerful drug cartel in Irish history.

"The uniform no longer gives protection" - Gardaí call for more firepower amid gang feud

GRA’s Dermot O’Brien says that the force ‘doesn’t have the resources’.

Jimmy Guerin: Criminals are more dangerous and more cocky than ever before

Guerin, brother to murdered journalist Veronica, said there was a “knot” in his stomach when he heard of last night’s shooting of Eddie Hutch Snr.

# gangland - Monday 8 February, 2016

Retaliation: Eddie Hutch, brother of 'The Monk', shot dead in Dublin city

Emergency services have been at the scene on Poplar Row since before 8pm.

# gangland - Sunday 7 February, 2016

New images of gunmen emerge as hunt for Drumcondra attackers intensifies

Three of the raiders were wearing SWAT uniforms and carrying assault weapons. Another gunman was dressed as a woman.

# gangland - Friday 11 September, 2015

One of the Kray twins sent a tape recording of his voice to an Irish coma patient

“Open your eyes, open your eyes, don’t hesitate, just open your eyes and we can talk.”

# gangland - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Man arrested over murder of Michael Devoy released without charge

The shooting was believed to be gangland related.

# gangland - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Have you seen this couple? They have been missing since last Tuesday

Joe Maughan believes his son is missing because he knew too much about a gangland murder.

# gangland - Friday 3 April, 2015

Did you see this stolen car in Dublin last week? It was used in a gangland killing

The Audi A1 was used by the gunmen who carried out last Thursday’s gun murder in Drumcondra, north Dublin.

# gangland - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

"Horrific": Gangs passing drug debts on to families bereaved by suicide

And children as young as 15 are involved in ‘tiger kidnappings.’

# gangland - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Irish criminal shot dead in the Costa del Sol

The 45-year-old died after being shot in a bar in the Elviria area of Marbella.

# gangland - Friday 22 August, 2014

Gardaí have found two stolen cars they believe were used in the murder of Andy Connors

A black Kia Sportage and white Opel Insignia were both found on the night.

# gangland - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Election 2014: Finally, the long-anticipated 'Nidge' endorsement...

Who’s going to argue with Nidge?

# gangland - 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.

# gangland - Friday 18 April, 2014

Major drug gang dismantled after gardaí seize machine gun and drugs in multi-million euro sting operation

Drugs worth an estimated €5 million were discovered in raids carried out across Dublin and Meath.

# gangland - Monday 17 March, 2014

John Gilligan left Ireland last night after being discharged from hospital

The convicted criminal is reported to have taken a ferry from Dublin in the middle of the night.

# gangland - Monday 10 March, 2014

Here’s what €2.5m worth of vacuum-packed cannabis looks like Coolock This post contains images

Here’s what €2.5m worth of vacuum-packed cannabis looks like

Superintendent Dave Taylor said today that the drugs find was part of an ongoing operation and is of major significance.

# gangland - Monday 3 March, 2014

Armed gardaí dispatched to protect Gilligan in hospital

The 61-year-old gangster is expected to recover, after being shot four times in Clondalkin on Saturday night.

# gangland - Sunday 2 March, 2014

John Gilligan ‘could be permanently damaged’ after shooting

The crime boss was shot four times at a christening party last night.

# gangland - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Men arrested over shooting at Dublin shopping centre released

A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions after the three men were released.

# gangland - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Two men arrested over murder of gangland figure Eamon Kelly

Kelly was murdered while walking on Furry Park Road in Killester in December 2012.

# gangland - 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.

# gangland - Friday 6 December, 2013

John Gilligan dismisses attempted hit as ‘Halloween prank’

A man in motorcycle gear entered the Halfway House pub on the Navan Road brandishing a pistol and shouting “where’s Gilligan”.

# gangland - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Gilligan: "I had nothing to do with Veronica Guerin's murder"

The convicted drug trafficker, who led the gang that killed the Sunday Independent journalist, was freed from prison earlier today.

Pictures: John Gilligan walks free from Portlaoise Prison Gilligan This post contains images

Pictures: John Gilligan walks free from Portlaoise Prison

The veteran criminal, who led the gang that murdered Veronica Guerin, made a phone call as he was driven from the facility in a waiting car.

# gangland - Monday 14 October, 2013

Gilligan loses appeal against constitutionality of sentences

The Supreme Court has rejected a bid by the criminal challenging consecutive sentences he was given for mobile phone use.

# gangland - 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.

# gangland - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Over 40 complaints lodged over Love/Hate cat shooting scene

Animal rights groups have been critical of the scene, which showed the animal being machine-gunned to death.

# gangland - Friday 20 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Story, Fran... What's going on in the Season 4 teaser for Love/Hate? No Hass

Story, Fran... What's going on in the Season 4 teaser for Love/Hate?

“It’s help I need, not hassle,” the polo shirt aficionado tells two bemused men. After reciting a campfire song.

# gangland - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Cannabis worth €490,000 seized as gardaí target drugs gang

Four men have been arrested after the drugs were uncovered in three separate operations this afternoon. A large quantity of cash was also seized.