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Three charged in prison death of notorious Boston mobster Whitey Bulger
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Three charged in prison death of notorious Boston mobster Whitey Bulger

Aug 19th 2022, 7:52 AM 32,264 Views 8 Comments

The 89-year-old was serving out a life sentence for a string of brutal crimes when he was attacked and killed.

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Book details Boston crime boss Whitey Bulger's relationship with his right-hand man from the Galway Gaeltacht
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Book details Boston crime boss Whitey Bulger's relationship with his right-hand man from the Galway Gaeltacht

Nov 3rd 2018, 8:00 PM 48,011 Views 10 Comments

Whitey Bulger and right-hand-man Pat Nee from Connemarra were feared throughout Boston for their ruthlessness.

Murderer, Irish-American gangster, FBI informer: The Whitey Bulger story
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Murderer, Irish-American gangster, FBI informer: The Whitey Bulger story

Updated Oct 30th 2018, 5:36 PM 55,050 Views 40 Comments

The author of Black Mass and Bulger’s biography Dick Lehr speaks to us about the criminal’s life.

Investigation launched as Irish-American gangster 'Whitey' Bulger found dead in prison
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Investigation launched as Irish-American gangster 'Whitey' Bulger found dead in prison

Oct 30th 2018, 5:16 PM 37,649 Views 52 Comments

A fellow inmate with Mafia ties is reportedly being investigated following the death.

Benedict Cumberbatch to play Johnny Depp's Irish mobster brother
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Benedict Cumberbatch to play Johnny Depp's Irish mobster brother

May 22nd 2014, 9:06 AM 14,151 Views 21 Comments

Depp and Cumberbatch are to play Whitey and Billy Bulger.

'Whitey' Bulger receives life sentence for murder, extortion, and money-laundering
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'Whitey' Bulger receives life sentence for murder, extortion, and money-laundering

Nov 14th 2013, 3:57 PM 9,288 Views 31 Comments

The 84-year-old rejected the charges until the end, calling the trial a “sham”.

Column: I saw the pain and terror 'Whitey' Bulger created – he was no Robin Hood
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Column: I saw the pain and terror 'Whitey' Bulger created – he was no Robin Hood

Aug 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 444 Views 35 Comments

Growing up just a few miles down the road from the Boston neighbourhood where gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger reigned, I saw through the lies that he protected residents from drugs and violence, writes Larry Donnelly.

"Justice has been served" - Boston mobster 'Whitey' Bulger found guilty of 11 murders
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"Justice has been served" - Boston mobster 'Whitey' Bulger found guilty of 11 murders

Aug 12th 2013, 7:15 PM 12,874 Views 82 Comments

The 83-year-old refused to take the stand in his own defence in what was one of the most dramatic criminal underworld trials in the US in recent years.

James 'Whitey' Bulger doesn't want to testify in his own trial for murder
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James 'Whitey' Bulger doesn't want to testify in his own trial for murder

Aug 2nd 2013, 8:45 PM 7,921 Views 20 Comments

Final arguments in the trial of the alleged Boston mob boss are due next week following over a month of testimony, some of it extremely graphic.

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

Jul 9th 2013, 7:51 PM 11,181 Views 19 Comments

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.

Bulger trial: Boston mobster's guns found and gang's tactics unveiled
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Bulger trial: Boston mobster's guns found and gang's tactics unveiled

Jun 14th 2013, 6:25 PM 8,885 Views 26 Comments

James ‘Whitey’ Bulger, now 83, was captured in Santa Monica, California, in 2011.

Irish-American James 'Whitey' Bulger 'did all the dirty work himself'
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Irish-American James 'Whitey' Bulger 'did all the dirty work himself'

Jun 13th 2013, 8:42 AM 11,880 Views 23 Comments

A court has heard opening arguments in the trial of the alleged Boston mob kingpin who is charged with 19 murders and numerous other offences

Trial begins of infamous mobster (and FBI informant) 'Whitey' Bulger
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# Boston

Trial begins of infamous mobster (and FBI informant) 'Whitey' Bulger

Jun 12th 2013, 4:07 PM 7,839 Views 9 Comments

The 83-year-old faces 19 murder charges, as well as federal rackeeteering charges, over a decades-long career.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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From The Daily Edge
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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jun 17th 2012, 11:00 AM 120 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

'Whitey' Bulger's wife Catherine Greig gets eight years in prison
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'Whitey' Bulger's wife Catherine Greig gets eight years in prison

Jun 12th 2012, 9:50 PM 8,184 Views 13 Comments

The girlfriend of the notorious Irish-American gangster had been on the run for 16 years claiming that her crimes were a result of a passionate love affair with Bulger.

Prosecutors seek 10-year sentence for mobster's girl Catherine Greig
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# On The Run

Prosecutors seek 10-year sentence for mobster's girl Catherine Greig

Jun 9th 2012, 2:35 PM 4,529 Views 6 Comments

Irish-American gangster ‘Whitey’ Buger was allegedly protected by his partner for more than 16 years.

Gangster 'Whitey' Bulger brought down... by former Miss Iceland
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Gangster 'Whitey' Bulger brought down... by former Miss Iceland

Oct 10th 2011, 5:08 PM 2,487 Views 7 Comments

Ex-beauty queen Anna Bjornsdottir has pocketed a $2million reward for tipping off the FBI – after getting to know the mobster thanks to a stray cat.

Girlfriend of Whitey Bulger indicted for helping him dodge authorities
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Girlfriend of Whitey Bulger indicted for helping him dodge authorities

Aug 12th 2011, 8:33 PM 352 Views 5 Comments

Catherine Greig is charged with conspiracy to harbour and and conceal a fugitive. Bulger, and Irish American mobster, was caught in June after 16 years on the FBI’s Most Wanted list.

'Whitey' Bulger pleads not guilty - and denies being senile
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'Whitey' Bulger pleads not guilty - and denies being senile

Jul 7th 2011, 10:58 AM 504 Views 2 Comments

A lawyer for the former FBI Most Wanted mobster, who’s accused of 19 murders, said he is still “very smart”.

Irish-American cop helped nab 'Whitey' Bulger
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Irish-American cop helped nab 'Whitey' Bulger

Jun 27th 2011, 9:08 AM 760 Views 7 Comments

The notorious Irish-American gangster was arrested last week following the sterling work of another Irish-American.

Everything you need to know about the infamous Whitey Bulger
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Everything you need to know about the infamous Whitey Bulger

Jun 23rd 2011, 12:10 PM 4,476 Views 0 Comments

James ‘Whitey’ Bulger was captured last night after 16 years on the run. But how did the Irish-American mobster become such a notorious figure?

'Most Wanted' Whitey Bulger captured in US
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'Most Wanted' Whitey Bulger captured in US

Jun 23rd 2011, 9:11 AM 1,487 Views 0 Comments

Notorious Irish-American gangster and girlfriend have been arrested in California – the Boston mob boss has been on the run for 16 years.

Bin Laden ticked off the FBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted: Who’s next?
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Bin Laden ticked off the FBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted: Who’s next?

May 2nd 2011, 9:00 PM 2,969 Views 0 Comments

Nine more hardened criminals languish in the ‘most wanted’ category – including a notoriously brutal Irish-American mobster.