Lawyers for a man found floating in the ocean next to 65 bales of cocaine have told the Court of Appeal that their client was a “bungling stevedore” in one of Ireland largest ever drugs hauls, rather than a “lieutenant”.
Thu, 28 Mar, 2019
He’s the 2005 elephant polo world champion; he was Ireland’s first ever competitor in the Sumo world championships in Japan; he holds the world-record for the three-legged marathon in Cork, and founded the whacky Paddy Games.
Wed, 06 Aug, 2014
The youngest of the men involved in Ireland’s biggest ever drug-smuggling case was jailed for 10 years today as it was claimed that he ended up in jail because he stayed around to raise the alarm to save the life of a drowning accomplice.
Wed, 05 Nov, 2008