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#Organised Crime

# organised-crime - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Five men arrested over burglaries in Tipperary area
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Five men arrested over burglaries in Tipperary area

Feb 5th 2015, 6:38 PM 20,913 Views 24 Comments

A number of searches were carried out at Dublin and Carlow this morning.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Almost 2,000,000 cigarettes seized in huge cross border operation
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Almost 2,000,000 cigarettes seized in huge cross border operation

Feb 4th 2015, 7:56 AM 8,350 Views 27 Comments

A processing plant, millions of cigarettes, cash and a van was seized.

# organised-crime - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Guns, painting and antiques among items seized in 30 raids this morning
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Guns, painting and antiques among items seized in 30 raids this morning

Jan 29th 2015, 3:05 PM 14,255 Views 14 Comments

The raids were carried out in Kildare, Dublin, Cork and Louth.

# organised-crime - Thursday 25 September, 2014

PSNI hands out "Scratch and Sniff" cards to combat cannabis cultivation
# Do You Smell That?
# Do You Smell That?

PSNI hands out "Scratch and Sniff" cards to combat cannabis cultivation

Sep 25th 2014, 11:10 AM 8,234 Views 40 Comments

“It’s completely safe, there are no drugs in the card.”

# organised-crime - Friday 19 September, 2014

Gardaí seize €700,000 worth of heroin and cannabis in Co Meath
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Gardaí seize €700,000 worth of heroin and cannabis in Co Meath

Sep 19th 2014, 2:23 PM 8,618 Views 11 Comments

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking.

# organised-crime - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Guns found at two Dublin houses in organised crime raid
# Investigation
# Investigation

Guns found at two Dublin houses in organised crime raid

Sep 14th 2014, 3:04 PM 16,531 Views 0 Comments

Two women and one man were arrested in connection with the raid.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Man released over human trafficking investigation in Armagh
# PSNI
# PSNI

Man released over human trafficking investigation in Armagh

Aug 20th 2014, 10:08 AM 4,035 Views 4 Comments

PSNI detectives are sending a file to the Public Prosecution Service following labour exploitation operation.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

100 gardaí involved in morning crime raids in Waterford
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

100 gardaí involved in morning crime raids in Waterford

Jun 3rd 2014, 9:13 AM 16,288 Views 22 Comments

The operation is ongoing.

# organised-crime - Monday 5 May, 2014

€1.5 million worth of cannabis herb found in Dublin business park
# War On Drugs
# War On Drugs

€1.5 million worth of cannabis herb found in Dublin business park

May 5th 2014, 9:39 PM 31,434 Views 81 Comments

Six men were arrested in two drugs seizures today.

Crime boss Christopher Zambra shot up to 8 times in Drimnagh shooting
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Crime boss Christopher Zambra shot up to 8 times in Drimnagh shooting

May 5th 2014, 10:26 AM 49,627 Views 60 Comments

The 39-year-old was visiting his sister’s home on Cooley Road yesterday when he was ambushed by a number of gunmen.

# organised-crime - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Drimnagh shooting victim found dead in front garden
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Drimnagh shooting victim found dead in front garden

May 4th 2014, 9:59 PM 76,172 Views 152 Comments

The shooting occurred just before 3pm today on the Cooley Road.

# organised-crime - Friday 21 March, 2014

"Stop doing evil": Pope Francis takes on the mafia
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

"Stop doing evil": Pope Francis takes on the mafia

Mar 21st 2014, 7:48 PM 12,482 Views 73 Comments

“Men and women of the mafia… change your way of life. Stop doing evil, convert,” he said.

# organised-crime - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Witness appeal after major criminal linked to John Gilligan gunned down [pics]
# Dougie Moran
# Dougie Moran

Witness appeal after major criminal linked to John Gilligan gunned down [pics]

Mar 16th 2014, 7:49 PM 53,435 Views 67 Comments

Stephen ‘Dougie’ Moran was shot dead outside his house at a Lucan housing estate last night. A burnt out car was found nearby.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

17-year-old girl among five arrested in organised crime crackdown
# Operation Fiacla
# Operation Fiacla

17-year-old girl among five arrested in organised crime crackdown

Feb 4th 2014, 7:32 PM 19,924 Views 11 Comments

The arrests formed part of two ongoing Garda investigations.

# organised-crime - Friday 24 January, 2014

Mobster (78) charged with 'Goodfellas' airport heist after being caught on a wire
# Mafia
# Mafia

Mobster (78) charged with 'Goodfellas' airport heist after being caught on a wire

Jan 24th 2014, 3:27 PM 16,851 Views 24 Comments

Vincent Asaro was caught on tape complaining that he was cheated by Jimmy “The Gent” Burke, later portrayed by Robert DeNiro.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Cocaine worth €385,000 and parts of 8 stolen vehicles seized
# Operation Wireless
# Operation Wireless

Cocaine worth €385,000 and parts of 8 stolen vehicles seized

Nov 6th 2013, 1:58 PM 15,441 Views 19 Comments

Gardaí carried out 419 searches and arrested 89 people during a planned operation nationwide yesterday.

# organised-crime - Friday 13 September, 2013

Bentleys, grenades and drugs in the post --- details of Garda 'Operation Majesty' revealed
# Operation Majesty
# Operation Majesty

Bentleys, grenades and drugs in the post --- details of Garda 'Operation Majesty' revealed

Sep 13th 2013, 10:01 PM 19,564 Views 65 Comments

To date, €2.5 million in cash, €2.5 million worth of drugs, along with firearms, and luxury cars have been uncovered as part of the operation targetting a Dutch drug gang.

# organised-crime - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Ecstasy, ammunition and blank NCT certificates seized from Ballymount
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Ecstasy, ammunition and blank NCT certificates seized from Ballymount

Sep 12th 2013, 2:11 PM 10,885 Views 0 Comments

One man has been arrested and charged.

# organised-crime - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Pics: Gardaí seize 18 plasma tvs, phones and jewellery from suspected burglary gang
# Investigation
# Investigation

Pics: Gardaí seize 18 plasma tvs, phones and jewellery from suspected burglary gang

Aug 17th 2013, 5:33 PM 13,468 Views 0 Comments

Three men will appear in court this evening over the large scale country-wide theft.

Two men released in Limerick organised crime investigation
# Gangs
# Gangs

Two men released in Limerick organised crime investigation

Aug 17th 2013, 11:54 AM 4,668 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí searched a number of properties in the city on Thursday morning as part of an ongoing investigation into organised crime.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

€1.4 million worth of cannabis seized in Carlow
# Drug Seizure
# Drug Seizure

€1.4 million worth of cannabis seized in Carlow

Aug 7th 2013, 8:06 PM 9,250 Views 53 Comments

A man in his 40s is being questioned.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

'Whitey' Bulger's former protégé offers grisly testimony at mobster's trial
# Boston
# Boston

'Whitey' Bulger's former protégé offers grisly testimony at mobster's trial

Jul 9th 2013, 7:51 PM 11,166 Views 19 Comments

Kevin Weeks – who rose through the ranks of Bulger’s organisation – has detailed three killings he says the crime boss carried out personally in the 1980s.

# organised-crime - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Sawn-off shotgun and drugs seized in Sligo search
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Sawn-off shotgun and drugs seized in Sligo search

Apr 4th 2013, 7:22 AM 5,684 Views 10 Comments

Gardaí carried out the search as part of an investigation into organised crime in Sligo.

# organised-crime - Friday 8 February, 2013

Man arrested and firearms seized in Dublin search
# Seizure
# Seizure

Man arrested and firearms seized in Dublin search

Feb 8th 2013, 1:46 PM 6,729 Views 5 Comments

Three firearms and a small amount of cannabis was seized by gardaí.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Six men due in court charged in connection with organised crime
# Court
# Court

Six men due in court charged in connection with organised crime

Dec 5th 2012, 8:53 AM 3,452 Views 0 Comments

The men, who are in their late 20s to early 40s, were arrested on Monday.

# organised-crime - Monday 3 December, 2012

Six arrested in organised crime raid in Waterford
# Crime
# Crime

Six arrested in organised crime raid in Waterford

Dec 3rd 2012, 9:09 AM 5,173 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí carried out a major search operation in the early hours of this morning in south Kilkenny and Waterford.

# organised-crime - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Man arrested, firearm seized, in Kildare
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Man arrested, firearm seized, in Kildare

Nov 24th 2012, 10:14 AM 4,973 Views 2 Comments

A man in his 50s been arrested and a firearm seized in Co Kildare as part of an ongoing investigation into organised crime.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Crackdown on organised crime sees 236 searches, more than 50 arrests
# Operation Wireless
# Operation Wireless

Crackdown on organised crime sees 236 searches, more than 50 arrests

Nov 21st 2012, 7:25 AM 4,774 Views 38 Comments

Operation Wireless is part of an ongoing strategy targeting the criminal activity and organised criminal actions of a number of selected targets.

# organised-crime - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Two men arrested over Alan Ryan murder
# Shooting
# Shooting

Two men arrested over Alan Ryan murder

Oct 18th 2012, 1:02 PM 6,565 Views 10 Comments

This follows the arrest of another man at the beginning of last month in relation to the fatal shooting.

# organised-crime - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Gardaí seize drugs in Kildare in operation targeting drug dealers
# Drugs
# Drugs

Gardaí seize drugs in Kildare in operation targeting drug dealers

Oct 6th 2012, 2:09 PM 6,818 Views 14 Comments

Gardaí seized cocaine and cannabis worth an estimated €117,000 during two searches in Naas.

# organised-crime - Friday 21 September, 2012

18 still being held in custody after Garda crackdown on organised crime
# Investigation
# Investigation

18 still being held in custody after Garda crackdown on organised crime

Sep 21st 2012, 8:33 AM 4,055 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí arrested 23 people in total yesterday as part of the raid.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Colombia says last top drug lord arrested
# Colombia
# Colombia

Colombia says last top drug lord arrested

Sep 19th 2012, 1:47 PM 4,761 Views 14 Comments

Daniel “El Loco” Barrera, alleged to be the country’s last major drug lord, has been arrested in an international sting.

# organised-crime - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Three in court over organised crimes, including armed robberies
# Southeast
# Southeast

Three in court over organised crimes, including armed robberies

Jul 22nd 2012, 11:34 AM 3,675 Views 2 Comments

The charges come as part of a Garda crackdown on organised crime in the southeast.

# organised-crime - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Cannabis worth €2.6million seized in Dublin
# Drugs
# Drugs

Cannabis worth €2.6million seized in Dublin

Jul 21st 2012, 5:11 PM 4,948 Views 26 Comments

The authorities raided an industrial premises in Ballymount and seized herbal cannabis and resin worth an estimated €2.6 million.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Two teens among seven arrested over armed robberies
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Two teens among seven arrested over armed robberies

Jul 18th 2012, 12:58 PM 4,096 Views 8 Comments

Gardaí carried out 10 raids across Carlow and Laois early this morning.

# organised-crime - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Gardaí foil attempted robbery of cash-in-transit van in Dublin
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Gardaí foil attempted robbery of cash-in-transit van in Dublin

Jul 5th 2012, 10:21 PM 8,815 Views 15 Comments

Four people have been arrested after Gardaí found a shotgun and a sledgehammer in a car in Knocklyon.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Shatter dismisses calls to repeal crime laws following Supreme Court ruling
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Shatter dismisses calls to repeal crime laws following Supreme Court ruling

Mar 13th 2012, 3:49 PM 3,017 Views 28 Comments

Alan Shatter dismisses calls from Sinn Féin to repeal the Offences against the State Act after last week’s ruling.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

One of two men killed in Kildare shooting had links to organised crime
# Shooting
# Shooting

One of two men killed in Kildare shooting had links to organised crime

Mar 7th 2012, 12:23 PM 15,502 Views 78 Comments

Two men died and two others were injured after two people opened fire in the house at around 10.20pm in Kilcock.

# organised-crime - Monday 20 February, 2012

Five arrested in Garda investigation into organised crime
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Five arrested in Garda investigation into organised crime

Feb 20th 2012, 1:01 PM 1,680 Views 0 Comments

Planned searches have been taking place across Dublin as part of the investigation into drug trafficking, firearms offenses and money laundering.

# organised-crime - Friday 10 February, 2012

Holiday home fraudster Kevin O'Kane sentenced to 4-and-a-half years
# Guilty
# Guilty

Holiday home fraudster Kevin O'Kane sentenced to 4-and-a-half years

Feb 10th 2012, 3:01 PM 7,517 Views 5 Comments

O’Kane had swindled money from investors for properties in Turkey which he did not own.