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# Gangland

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2022
# Murder Trial
'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.
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# Arrests
Gardaí believe they have foiled a gangland gun attack after raids in Tallaght
Two men have been arrested.
# Spain
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.
# Profile
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
# Organised Crime
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
# Courts
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.
# wayne whelan
Four men plead guilty in connection with shooting of gangland criminal in Dublin
Whelan survived the attack but was shot dead two months later.
# statement
'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.
# Five Years On
'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.
# gangland ireland
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.
# Keane Mulready-Woods
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.
# robbie lawlor
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.
# Podcast
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.
# Lucan
Gardaí release three men who had been re-arrested over gangland style shooting in Dublin
The shooting occurred in Lucan on 4 September.
# keith branigan
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.
# Courts
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.
# Dublin
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.
# Dublin
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.
# Gangland
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.
# Dean Howe
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.
# Gangland
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.
# Gangland
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.
# Finglas
Takeaway worker caught up in west Dublin shooting incident while trying to deliver food
The woman escaped the incident without injury.
# gra conference
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.
# Gangland
Three men arrested over conspiracy to murder released without charge
Two men remain in custody.
# Dublin Will Show You How
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.
# kinahan hutch feud
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.
# Dublin
Criminal Brian Rattigan jailed for nine years for killing former friend
The former gangland figure had pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
# Courts
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.
# Raids
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.
# Courts
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).
# Swords
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.
# being followed
'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.
# kinahan
Flanagan's message to Kinahan cartel working abroad: 'There is no hiding place'
A Hutch family member survived an attack in Turkey last week.
# escape
Attempted killing of Hutch family member in Turkey investigated
It’s understood he escaped by jumping from a balcony and sustained an ankle injury.
# Hutch-Kinahan
Unarmed gardaí posted outside the homes of gangland targets having safety reviewed
There have been calls to introduce tasers for rank-and-file officers.
# Gangland
Gardaí have intervened in close to 50 attempted gangland hits
Four men were arrested over the weekend and remain in custody today.
# Emergency Response Unit
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.
# Gangland
Man arrested over the murder of Eddie Hutch two years ago
He can be held for up to seven days.
# Gangland Crime
Covert Garda units to patrol Dublin boxing event this weekend in wake of murders
It is understood that tight security will be in place at the Citywest event.