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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Michael O'Sullivan

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# Michael O'Sullivan
Ex-garda fighting Europe's €14 billion drugs trade says Irish gangs are 'top of the pyramid'
Michael O’Sullivan leads the influential Maritime Analysis and Operations Centre Narcotics in Portugal.
Former Assistant Commissioner Michael O'Sullivan leads an EU unit to stop Atlantic shipments of drugs.
O'Sullivan said that Irish organised crime is an intrinsic part of the €14 billion European drugs trade.
The ex-garda said smugglers are using yachts, ships and even semi-submersibles to move drugs into Europe.
Dutch Customs find €225m of cocaine hidden inside a shipment of banana puree
Huge cocaine seizure in Cork highlights Ireland's fulcrum position in global drug gang investigations
# huff and puff
'People saw it as toxic': Why just seven gardaí made submissions to the breath test probe
Many members of the force felt senior gardaí had already made their mind up about who was to blame.
# Copper
Gardaí 'severely disrupt' nationwide operation by Eastern European gang
Power cables have been cut down nationwide.
# buckle up
Over 8,400 drivers caught not putting seatbelts on children
And an another terrible statistic from the RSA reveals that one in five people killed on our roads last year were not wearing their seatbelts.