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Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# John Gilligan

This month
September 2023
NUJ expresses 'strong reservations' about portrayal of John Gilligan in new Virgin Media series
Virgin Media describes Confessions of a Crime Boss as being about John Gilligan’s ‘life and career in crime’.
This year
John Gilligan's son Darren appears before High Court for Spanish extradition request
Gilligan, who is the son of convicted drug dealer John Gilligan, is sought in relation to an offence of breaching Public Order and Safety.
Taoiseach softens stance on Bertie Ahern after once comparing his tribunal evidence to John Gilligan
Varadkar had made the comments during a Dáil session in 2008.
All time
John Gilligan loses human rights court challenge
The Court found that the delays in legal proceedings had mainly been down to the Gilligans’ ‘wrong-headed legal tactics’.
Four men detained for alleged drug trafficking in case connected to arrest of John Gilligan
Spanish police say the men are linked to the same gang.
John Gilligan released on bail two months after arrest in Spain
The gangland criminal was arrested by Spanish authorities in October.
John Gilligan and son arrested in Spain
It is not yet known why the 68-year-old is being detained alongside two other men.
John Gilligan's final property to be sold by Criminal Assets Bureau
The sale will see Gilligan’s daughter Tracey take 20% of the net proceeds.
Case against John Gilligan after he was stopped at Belfast Airport with €20k in cash dismissed
Gilligan left Coleraine Magistrates’ Court without comment after the ruling today.
Solicitor avoids jail time after giving mobile phone to incarcerated rapist
Joanne Kangley (41) appeared at Portlaoise Circuit Court pleading guilty to the offence.
John Gilligan remanded back into custody over alleged money laundering offences
The gangland criminal was arrested last month as he tried to board a flight at Belfast International Airport.
Brother of Veronica Guerin: Gemma O'Doherty's comments on her murder were 'disgusting'
Speaking to, O’Doherty said she believed the State was involved in the killing.
John Gilligan charged with money laundering offences after Belfast airport arrest
He was boarding a flight to Spain when he was stopped.
Plans to build new homes in Ireland's poorest area criticised as having 'no logic'
Limerick City Council have announced plans to build 12 homes in St Mary’s Park.
Gilligan will have to provide proof of income if he wants taxpayers to fund new home
It’s reported the convicted drug trafficker presented himself at council offices claiming he is facing homelessness.
The Criminal Assets Bureau says it's now ready to sell John Gilligan's former houses
A Supreme Court decision today paved the way for more sales.
John Gilligan has lost his appeal to hold onto properties seized by CAB
He must now vacate the three properties, including Jessbrook – his beloved equestrian centre in Kildare.
Three Limerick teens mugged as they walked to school
A man has been arrested by gardaí in Limerick.
The 10 most read stories on this year
John Gilligan, child rescue alerts, and the local elections – these are the stories you read this year.
The 10 most popular comments on in 2014
From Irish Water to John Gilligan, here are the comments which got the most thumbs up from other readers this year.
John Gilligan's former estate back in business as elite showjumping centre
The site has been refurbished and is holding qualifiers for the Irish Masters this weekend.
Missed injury time free sees Cavan progress at Westmeath's expense
John Heslin kept his side in touch all afternoon but could not find the target at the death.
John Gilligan's prized Jessbrook estate sold by CAB
No price or purchaser has been revealed.
John Gilligan left Ireland last night after being discharged from hospital
The convicted criminal is reported to have taken a ferry from Dublin in the middle of the night.
Witness appeal after major criminal linked to John Gilligan gunned down [pics]
Stephen ‘Dougie’ Moran was shot dead outside his house at a Lucan housing estate last night. A burnt out car was found nearby.
Armed gardaí dispatched to protect Gilligan in hospital
The 61-year-old gangster is expected to recover, after being shot four times in Clondalkin on Saturday night.
John Gilligan ‘could be permanently damaged’ after shooting
The crime boss was shot four times at a christening party last night.
Photos from the scene of John Gilligan shooting
Gangster John Gilligan is in a stable condition after being shot last night.
Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
Everyone’s talking about John Gilligan shooting, the Fine Gael Ard Fheis and Russian forces in the Ukraine.
Bold boys and great lights: The week in quotes
“In terms of my personal view, I would have no issue living next to a pylon.”
Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
The death of Nelson Mandela has dominated headlines worldwide today…
John Gilligan dismisses attempted hit as ‘Halloween prank’
A man in motorcycle gear entered the Halfway House pub on the Navan Road brandishing a pistol and shouting “where’s Gilligan”.
Gilligan: "I had nothing to do with Veronica Guerin's murder"
The convicted drug trafficker, who led the gang that killed the Sunday Independent journalist, was freed from prison earlier today.
VIDEO: John Gilligan speeds away from Portlaoise Prison
The 61-year-old was released this morning after serving 12 years in the midlands prison.
Pictures: John Gilligan walks free from Portlaoise Prison
The veteran criminal, who led the gang that murdered Veronica Guerin, made a phone call as he was driven from the facility in a waiting car.
Jimmy Guerin: I think there are a number of new John Gilligans
The drug boss is due to be released from Portlaoise Prison later this morning, after serving 12 years for drug trafficking offences.