Father-of-five handed nine year sentence for part in Dublin tiger raid

Father-of-five handed nine year sentence for part in Dublin tiger raid

A father-of-five has been jailed for nine years for his part in a tiger raid in which a Dublin bank manager’s husband and two small children were held hostage in a van.

Michael McGuirk of Captain’s Road, Crumlin, pleaded guilty to the robbery at Bank of Ireland in Inchicore on October 23, 2009 in which more than €200,000 was taken.

Bank of Ireland branch officer, Nicola Hall's family were held captive while she went to work and collected cash for the gang.

Dublin Circuit Court Judge Des Hogan said it was a 'very very nasty crime bordering on the horrific'.

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