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#Organised Crime

# organised-crime - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Two men released in Limerick organised crime investigation

Gardaí searched a number of properties in the city on Thursday morning as part of an ongoing investigation into organised crime.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

€1.4 million worth of cannabis seized in Carlow

A man in his 40s is being questioned.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

'Whitey' Bulger's former protégé offers grisly testimony at mobster's trial

Kevin Weeks – who rose through the ranks of Bulger’s organisation – has detailed three killings he says the crime boss carried out personally in the 1980s.

# organised-crime - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Sawn-off shotgun and drugs seized in Sligo search

Gardaí carried out the search as part of an investigation into organised crime in Sligo.

# organised-crime - Friday 8 February, 2013

Man arrested and firearms seized in Dublin search

Three firearms and a small amount of cannabis was seized by gardaí.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Six men due in court charged in connection with organised crime

The men, who are in their late 20s to early 40s, were arrested on Monday.

# organised-crime - Monday 3 December, 2012

Six arrested in organised crime raid in Waterford

Gardaí carried out a major search operation in the early hours of this morning in south Kilkenny and Waterford.

# organised-crime - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Man arrested, firearm seized, in Kildare

A man in his 50s been arrested and a firearm seized in Co Kildare as part of an ongoing investigation into organised crime.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Crackdown on organised crime sees 236 searches, more than 50 arrests

Operation Wireless is part of an ongoing strategy targeting the criminal activity and organised criminal actions of a number of selected targets.

# organised-crime - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Two men arrested over Alan Ryan murder

This follows the arrest of another man at the beginning of last month in relation to the fatal shooting.

# organised-crime - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Gardaí seize drugs in Kildare in operation targeting drug dealers

Gardaí seized cocaine and cannabis worth an estimated €117,000 during two searches in Naas.

# organised-crime - Friday 21 September, 2012

18 still being held in custody after Garda crackdown on organised crime

Gardaí arrested 23 people in total yesterday as part of the raid.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Colombia says last top drug lord arrested

Daniel “El Loco” Barrera, alleged to be the country’s last major drug lord, has been arrested in an international sting.

# organised-crime - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Three in court over organised crimes, including armed robberies

The charges come as part of a Garda crackdown on organised crime in the southeast.

# organised-crime - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Cannabis worth €2.6million seized in Dublin

The authorities raided an industrial premises in Ballymount and seized herbal cannabis and resin worth an estimated €2.6 million.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Two teens among seven arrested over armed robberies

Gardaí carried out 10 raids across Carlow and Laois early this morning.

# organised-crime - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Gardaí foil attempted robbery of cash-in-transit van in Dublin

Four people have been arrested after Gardaí found a shotgun and a sledgehammer in a car in Knocklyon.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Shatter dismisses calls to repeal crime laws following Supreme Court ruling

Alan Shatter dismisses calls from Sinn Féin to repeal the Offences against the State Act after last week’s ruling.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

One of two men killed in Kildare shooting had links to organised crime Shooting This post contains images

One of two men killed in Kildare shooting had links to organised crime

Two men died and two others were injured after two people opened fire in the house at around 10.20pm in Kilcock.

# organised-crime - Monday 20 February, 2012

Five arrested in Garda investigation into organised crime

Planned searches have been taking place across Dublin as part of the investigation into drug trafficking, firearms offenses and money laundering.

# organised-crime - Friday 10 February, 2012

Holiday home fraudster Kevin O'Kane sentenced to 4-and-a-half years

O’Kane had swindled money from investors for properties in Turkey which he did not own.

# organised-crime - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Prisoners sew their own lips shut in Kyrgyzstan

Hundreds have used wire or coarse twine to sew their lips together, in what they say is a protest at poor living conditions.

# organised-crime - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Eleven arrested, ammunition and drugs seized in organised crime raids

Armed gardaí, search dogs and air units are all taking part in the large-scale raids across north inner city Dublin.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s wrap-up: Journalists released from Tripoli hotel; Cloyne archbishop agrees: ‘O’Callaghan should have quit’; injunction bans Samsung Galaxy sales in Ireland, and can you be hurt by bullets fired into the air?

Gardaí arrest third man in organised crime investigation

A man in his late 20s has been investigated in connection with Sunday’s exchange of gunfire at Ballymore Eustace.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

GARDAÍ HAVE arrested a second man in connection with an ongoing investigation into organised crime. The man, aged in his late 30s, was arrested this afternoon in Co Wicklow and is being detained at Naas Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939. A man arrested yesterday in connection with the same investigation is still being detained at Naas station. Gardaí said this evening that the investigation is still continuing.

# organised-crime - Monday 22 August, 2011

Shots fired as gardaí seize firearm and cash in Co Wicklow

A man has been arrested by gardaí after his car was stopped on the Wicklow / Kildare border yesterday. Shots were fired by gardaí during the incident. A firearm and cash were seized.

# organised-crime - Thursday 21 July, 2011

Two charged over explosives and ammunition find

Gardaí probing organised crime discovered an improvised explosive device on Monday night.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Arrests made as viable explosive device discovered in Dublin

Gardaí say the arrests were made as part of investigations into organised crime.

# organised-crime - Monday 13 June, 2011

Gardaí continue to question five men over organised crime

Five men arrested in Co Kildare yesterday remain in Garda custody, as investigations continue into an organised crime ring.

# organised-crime - Sunday 12 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In your rainy Sunday Fix: Gilmore says we can still get an interest rate cut; bad news for growth in Irish businesses; the result of our caption competition; and a bit of Eric Clapton to brighten up your evening.

Five arrested as gardaí investigate organised crime

As part of an ongoing investigation, gardaí arrested the five men in Kill, Co Kildare, early this morning.

# organised-crime - Friday 13 May, 2011

Three men due in court on suspicion of dissident activity

They are charged with allegedly threatening a rival pub to shut down.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Scores arrested in mob crackdown

Thirty-seven people have been arrested in a police crackdown against one of Italy’s most powerful organised crime rings.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

Garda car rammed and shot fired during late-night arrests

Two men arrested by gardaí investigating organised crime.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

Organised crime budget cut by half, says commissioner

The budget for targeting organised crime has been cut by more than half – from €21 million to €10 million.

# organised-crime - Monday 8 November, 2010

13 arrested in major garda operation

Nine people have been arrested as part of a major garda operation into drugs trafficking and organised crime.