Tue, 04 Aug, 2020
The Minister for Justice says people involved in gangland crime are "losers".
Tue, 04 Jun, 2019
A man who has acted as a drug runner for one of the gangs in the Drogheda feud was said the people involved are "scumbags" and "very dangerous".
Mon, 13 May, 2019
Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has ordered the elite ERU (Emergency Response Unit) into Drogheda as part of a crackdown on increasingly violent turf wars between feuding drug gangs.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
Encrypted mobile phones have become a “big problem” for gardaí tackling gangs and they are seeking expanded powers to demand passwords to access them.
Tue, 12 Feb, 2019
The Irish Prison Service says up to 14 major gangs are operating in the country's jails.
Mon, 25 Jun, 2018
Communities living “under the power” of criminal gangs need to be supported in building up their independence and in protecting their children, the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin has said.
Thu, 10 May, 2018
Two men in their 20s have been shot dead while sitting in a car in a Stockholm suburb where feuds between criminal gangs fighting over territory have taken place.
Thu, 09 Mar, 2017
Crime bosses have lost more than €8m in cash, €65m worth of drugs and almost 100 luxury vehicles as a result of Garda anti-gangland operations in the last year.
Thu, 02 Feb, 2017
A film shoot took a dramatic real-life twist for students at a Kerry school when armed gardaí swooped on the scene.
Sun, 29 Jan, 2017
Gardaí are fearing “some form of spectacular” from both sides of the Kinahan-Hutch feud as the anniversary of the Regency Hotel attack approaches next week.
Thu, 26 Jan, 2017
Six suspected members of a criminal gang have died in a shootout with Jamaican police near the tourist zone of Montego Bay, officials said.
Sun, 15 Jan, 2017
Latest: Twenty-seven inmates have died in eruptions of violence in two northern Brazilian prisons, officials have said.
There has been a 150% jump in the use of covert surveillance by gardaí on gangs and dissident republicans in the last year.
Mon, 09 Jan, 2017
Tue, 25 Oct, 2016
The head of the EU’s police agency said it is “only a matter of time” before the bosses of organised crime gangs, such as the Kinahan cartel, are “caught and locked up”.
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016
An internal INLA dispute and the Kinahan-Hutch feud are being examined as motives for the latest gun attack in Dublin.
Wed, 06 Jul, 2016
There are 10 to 12 major criminal gangs controlling the lucrative fuel laundering trade on both sides of the border, according to a report.
Wed, 11 May, 2016
Prison officers are calling for gangland criminals to be separated in our jails.
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016
Killings spiked by nearly 70% last year in the gang-plagued El Salvador, authorities said, resulting in a homicide rate that could make it the world’s most violent country.
Thu, 07 Jan, 2016
Thu, 26 Nov, 2015
Wed, 11 Nov, 2015
Gardaí are investigating after a man was left fighting for his life following a suspected gangland shooting in Dublin.
Mon, 09 Nov, 2015
The Prison Service is being blamed for the growth of criminal gangs in jails.
Tue, 03 Nov, 2015
Gardaí have most likely saved lives and dealt a significant financial blow to one of the biggest trafficking gangs in Ireland after a major gun and drugs haul.
Fri, 30 Oct, 2015
Thu, 08 Oct, 2015
The congregation at the funeral of murdered Dublin criminal Garry Hutch has been told "to break the cycle of violence - by not seeking revenge".
Tue, 06 Oct, 2015
Nearly 30,000 suspected people smugglers have been identified by European authorities since the start of the year.
Fri, 04 Sep, 2015
Up to 3,000 migrants are expected to cross into Macedonia every day in the coming months, most of them refugees fleeing war, particularly from Syria, the UN has said.
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015
Call on all member states to support under-pressure countries.
Thu, 20 Aug, 2015
Almost 250 suspected dissident republicans and 25 gang members were arrested within the last year under emergency anti-terror and organised crime laws.
Fri, 12 Jun, 2015
A prison riot in north-eastern Brazil left at least seven dead after a fight between two gangs escalated and led to about 70 people, many visiting family members, being held hostage for several hours.
Mon, 25 May, 2015
THE stench of rotting garbage and diesel fumes hangs heavily over the main street of Giugliano in Campania, a sprawling town just north of Naples.
Sat, 24 May, 2014
Criminal gangs are earning profits equal to almost a thousand times the fines imposed on smugglers by the courts, according to the tobacco industry.
Wed, 23 Apr, 2014
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