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# Gangland

Last week
19th November 2023 - 25th November 2023
Finglas shooting: Gardaí trawling CCTV as investigators probe gangland dispute theory
The dead man, named locally as Brandon Ledwidge, 23, was shot dead in the garden of his home at Barry Drive, Finglas on Saturday evening.
This year
Limerick council wants homes linked to criminal gangs marked as derelict
“It’s important we get a grip on this and be able to go after more vacant houses being used in this way,” said one TD.
Last year
'All systems go' for trial of Gerard ‘The Monk’ Hutch, his lawyers tell Special Criminal Court
The murder trial is expected to last for a number of months.
All time
Gardaí believe they have foiled a gangland gun attack after raids in Tallaght
Two men have been arrested.
Dublin man wanted over €27 million drug trafficking operation arrested in Lanzarote
Gary Vickery is an associate of Thomas ‘Bomber’ Kavanagh who is linked to the Kinahan Organised Crime Group.
From street gang thief to one of Europe's most wanted - the life of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch
Gerry Hutch once said that prison was his ‘college for criminals’.
The arrest of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch is the latest chapter in a life spent running from the law.
He began his criminal career in a street gang known as the Bugsy Malones.
He made a multi-million euro settlement following a High Court action by CAB, and later vanished from Ireland in 2016.
Gerry ‘The Monk’ Hutch arrested in Spain in connection with Regency Hotel shooting
European Arrest Warrant issued for Gerry Hutch in connection with Regency Hotel murder
Plan to disband special organised crime task force reversed after garda protests
The special Crime Task Force was created by DOCB following the Regency Hotel attack in 2016.
The special Crime Task Force was created by DOCB following the Regency Hotel attack in 2016.
Their work has seen the State seize millions of euro worth of drugs and a large arsenal of guns.
The disbandment was to facilitate an increase in numbers on regular policing duties in Dublin city.
Ex-garda fighting Europe's €14 billion drugs trade says Irish gangs are 'top of the pyramid'
Gardaí seize estimated €35 million worth of cocaine disguised as charcoal
Man who conspired to murder gangland criminal may be named
Cailean Crawford of Clifden Terrace, Ballyfermot, admitted to conspiring to murder Wayne Whelan in 2019.
Four men plead guilty in connection with shooting of gangland criminal in Dublin
Whelan survived the attack but was shot dead two months later.
'I am not a part of a criminal gang' Daniel Kinahan insists, as pressure mounts in wake of BBC documentary
Kinahan repeatedly claims he has done nothing wrong.
'This is bigger than Daniel Kinahan': Gangland figure's time in Dubai could be near an end
Five years ago today – the rules of gangland changed forever.
The curious case of Daniel Kinahan: Cocaine scion or boxing power broker?
This week, the courts got an insight into Daniel Kinahan’s own fight to persuade the world he is not the crime boss Ireland believes he is.
Gardaí work to untangle complex web to find who was involved in the killing of gangland suspect Robbie Lawlor
Lawlor was the chief suspect in the murder and mutilation of 17-year-old Keane Mulready-Woods.
Police in Northern Ireland appeal for public's help in finding gunman who killed Dublin criminal yesterday
The PSNI said it believes a man who was shot in Belfast yesterday may be Robbie Lawlor from Coolock.
The Explainer: How did the Drogheda feud reach north Dublin?
The shocking murder of Keane Mulready-Woods added another layer to the ongoing Drogheda feud. We take a look at what has been going on, on this week’s podcast.
Gardaí release three men who had been re-arrested over gangland style shooting in Dublin
The shooting occurred in Lucan on 4 September.
Bishop warns cycle of gangland violence in Louth 'will only lead to further tragedy'
Gardaí are expecting an escalation in the feud after the murder of Keith Branigan last week.
Two men jailed for total of 20 years for helping gang to murder Vinnie Ryan
Ryan’s partner described him as a “great father and a great man” outside court today.
Man remanded in custody charged with fatal shooting of Jordan Davis in Darndale
22-year-old Jordan Davis was fatally injured in the shooting on 22 May.
Man arrested in relation to fatal shooting of Jordan Davis in Darndale
The 22-year-old was shot dead while he was pushing his infant son in a buggy.
Younger men filling 'void' created by crackdown on Hutch and Kinahan gangs
Gardaí yesterday appealed to young people in these communities not to get involved in the drugs trade.
Fifth man charged with conspiracy to murder Dublin man
Dean Howe was remanded in custody today after he was accused of conspiracy to murder Gary Hanley.
Dublin and Drogheda feuds: 'Your line of cocaine in a pub is what these guys are fighting over'
Earlier this week senior gardaí said the use of the term ‘recreational drugs’ by officials was helping to normalise substance abuse.
West Dublin feud: Locals 'afraid to talk to gardaí' for fear of gang retribution
Communities are also concerned about the number of violent incidents that have taken place in public places during daylight hours.
Takeaway worker caught up in west Dublin shooting incident while trying to deliver food
The woman escaped the incident without injury.
Commissioner to send 25 new recruits to Drogheda in crackdown on gang feud
The Commissioner said he could always do with more resources but his responsibility is to use the budget he is given effectively.
Three men arrested over conspiracy to murder released without charge
Two men remain in custody.
Intimidation, harassment and saddled with drug debt: The problems facing the most isolated women of Dublin's inner city
A new work will look into coercion and intimidation facing women in Dublin.
Jason Molyneux murder: Gardaí appeal for information on the anniversary of his death
He was shot dead hours after attending his murdered friend’s wake.
Criminal Brian Rattigan jailed for nine years for killing former friend
The former gangland figure had pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
Estonian hitman Imre Arakas jailed for six years for conspiring to commit murder
The 60-year-old admitted last month to conspiring with others to murder James Gately.
Lithuanian gang member 'unaccounted for' after CAB raids Dublin homes and seizes electronic devices
The gang is suspected of carrying out an acid attack on a serving drugs garda.
Court shown CCTV footage of two people shoot a man dead in Gareth Hutch murder trial
A brother and sister as well as another man are on trial accused of murdering Gareth Hutch (36).
Two men arrested and €250,000 worth of drugs seized in garda gangland raids
Officers from the National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau searched two properties in Swords.
'They're trying to get people killed': The gangland feud has now spread to Twitter
Gardaí are probing a number of accounts they suspect are being run by gangland criminals.
Flanagan's message to Kinahan cartel working abroad: 'There is no hiding place'
A Hutch family member survived an attack in Turkey last week.
Attempted killing of Hutch family member in Turkey investigated
It’s understood he escaped by jumping from a balcony and sustained an ankle injury.
Unarmed gardaí posted outside the homes of gangland targets having safety reviewed
There have been calls to introduce tasers for rank-and-file officers.
Gardaí have intervened in close to 50 attempted gangland hits
Four men were arrested over the weekend and remain in custody today.
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.