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# Organised Crime

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Air and sea transport links make Ireland a 'key target' for international human trafficking
Man arrested and gun seized by gardaí in County Kildare
Corrupt port and airport workers 'central' to operations of organised crime gangs in Ireland
Ports and airports have been infiltrated by gangs to facilitate the smuggling of drugs and other illegal commodities, Niall O'Connor writes.
A new report warns that the Common Travel Area is being exploited by crime groups.
It also recommends greater sharing and monitoring of information about criminal activity between Irish and UK police forces.
Two arrested and €374,000 cash seized in organised crime operation in Dublin
Garda organised crime unit hails 'exceptional level of success' as €5m in cash seized last year
Gardaí seize almost €500,000 in cash they allege belongs to organised crime group
Cheaper crack cocaine supplies in cities 'sees people travel from rural areas to buy the drug'
Gardaí and Customs find €9.8m concealed in furniture in Dublin Port search operation
Forensic lab prioritising large drug seizures over personal use cases
Garda Commissioner meets with US law enforcement agencies to discuss organised crime link-up
Dublin man wanted over €27 million drug trafficking operation arrested in Lanzarote
17% increase in domestic abuse calls to gardaí last year, report finds
Two arrested as gardaí seize over €130,000 cash in organised crime probe
Officers examining data from phones in wake of searches of homes of serving gardaí
Gardaí arrest woman as part of probe into international fraud gang
Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch charged with the murder of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel in 2016
Former Garda arrested as €600k of cannabis herb seized in organised crime investigation
Gardaí planning operation to bring Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch back to Ireland
Hutch was arrested by Spanish police in an operation on the Costa Del Sol in August.
Gardaí want to charge him in connection with the Regency Hotel attack in which David Byrne was murdered.
Sawn-off shotgun seized and two arrested as gardaí search car in Lucan
From street gang thief to one of Europe's most wanted - the life of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch
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
Cash, mobile phones and documents seized in Garda raids targeting people trafficking
Irish officers play critical role in Spanish capture of €400m worth of drugs
€12.3m worth of heroin found inside the body work of a cherry picker in Rosslare
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.
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'
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.
Two charged after gardaí seize cannabis worth €133,600 in Dublin raid
Dutch Customs find €225m of cocaine hidden inside a shipment of banana puree
Gardaí believe that Irish financial institutions could be at risk from an international crime gang
Criminals in Australia and New Zealand tricked into using FBI-run messaging app
Homes evacuated as pipe bombs and ammunition recovered during Drogheda raid
European Arrest Warrant issued for Gerry Hutch in connection with Regency Hotel murder
Volkswagen car and financial documents seized after six searches in Longford
Three men arrested following number of Garda raids in Co Laois
Gardaí seize €720k worth of cannabis after searches in Dublin, Meath and Louth
CAB raids homes and business linked to crime gang and freezes €540k in bank accounts
Over €1 million cash seized as part of organised crime investigation
€1m seized by anti-gang gardaí in early morning van stop
'Cannabis clubs' operating in Spain linked to John Gilligan drug trafficking gang
€110,000 worth of cash and vehicle seized in Dublin