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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: -2°C

# Organised Crime

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# Crime
Six arrested in organised crime raid in Waterford
Gardaí carried out a major search operation in the early hours of this morning in south Kilkenny and Waterford.
# Organised Crime
Man arrested, firearm seized, in Kildare
A man in his 50s been arrested and a firearm seized in Co Kildare as part of an ongoing investigation into organised crime.
# operation wireless
Crackdown on organised crime sees 236 searches, more than 50 arrests
Operation Wireless is part of an ongoing strategy targeting the criminal activity and organised criminal actions of a number of selected targets.
# Shooting
Two men arrested over Alan Ryan murder
This follows the arrest of another man at the beginning of last month in relation to the fatal shooting.
# Drugs
Gardaí seize drugs in Kildare in operation targeting drug dealers
Gardaí seized cocaine and cannabis worth an estimated €117,000 during two searches in Naas.
# Investigation
18 still being held in custody after Garda crackdown on organised crime
Gardaí arrested 23 people in total yesterday as part of the raid.
# Colombia
Colombia says last top drug lord arrested
Daniel “El Loco” Barrera, alleged to be the country’s last major drug lord, has been arrested in an international sting.
# Southeast
Three in court over organised crimes, including armed robberies
The charges come as part of a Garda crackdown on organised crime in the southeast.
# Drugs
Cannabis worth €2.6million seized in Dublin
The authorities raided an industrial premises in Ballymount and seized herbal cannabis and resin worth an estimated €2.6 million.
# Organised Crime
Two teens among seven arrested over armed robberies
Gardaí carried out 10 raids across Carlow and Laois early this morning.
# Organised Crime
Gardaí foil attempted robbery of cash-in-transit van in Dublin
Four people have been arrested after Gardaí found a shotgun and a sledgehammer in a car in Knocklyon.
# Organised Crime
Shatter dismisses calls to repeal crime laws following Supreme Court ruling
Alan Shatter dismisses calls from Sinn Féin to repeal the Offences against the State Act after last week’s ruling.
# Shooting
One of two men killed in Kildare shooting had links to organised crime
Two men died and two others were injured after two people opened fire in the house at around 10.20pm in Kilcock.
# Organised Crime
Five arrested in Garda investigation into organised crime
Planned searches have been taking place across Dublin as part of the investigation into drug trafficking, firearms offenses and money laundering.
# Guilty
Holiday home fraudster Kevin O'Kane sentenced to 4-and-a-half years
O’Kane had swindled money from investors for properties in Turkey which he did not own.
# Mutilation
Prisoners sew their own lips shut in Kyrgyzstan
Hundreds have used wire or coarse twine to sew their lips together, in what they say is a protest at poor living conditions.
# Organised Crime
Eleven arrested, ammunition and drugs seized in organised crime raids
Armed gardaí, search dogs and air units are all taking part in the large-scale raids across north inner city Dublin.
# The Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
In today’s wrap-up: Journalists released from Tripoli hotel; Cloyne archbishop agrees: ‘O’Callaghan should have quit’; injunction bans Samsung Galaxy sales in Ireland, and can you be hurt by bullets fired into the air?
# Organised Crime
Gardaí arrest third man in organised crime investigation
A man in his late 20s has been investigated in connection with Sunday’s exchange of gunfire at Ballymore Eustace.
# Arrest
Second man arrested in organised crime investigation
# Organised Crime
Shots fired as gardaí seize firearm and cash in Co Wicklow
A man has been arrested by gardaí after his car was stopped on the Wicklow / Kildare border yesterday. Shots were fired by gardaí during the incident. A firearm and cash were seized.
# explosives
Two charged over explosives and ammunition find
Gardaí probing organised crime discovered an improvised explosive device on Monday night.
# Organised Crime
Arrests made as viable explosive device discovered in Dublin
Gardaí say the arrests were made as part of investigations into organised crime.
# Crime
Gardaí continue to question five men over organised crime
Five men arrested in Co Kildare yesterday remain in Garda custody, as investigations continue into an organised crime ring.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Sunday
In your rainy Sunday Fix: Gilmore says we can still get an interest rate cut; bad news for growth in Irish businesses; the result of our caption competition; and a bit of Eric Clapton to brighten up your evening.
# Arrests
Five arrested as gardaí investigate organised crime
As part of an ongoing investigation, gardaí arrested the five men in Kill, Co Kildare, early this morning.
# Courts
Three men due in court on suspicion of dissident activity
They are charged with allegedly threatening a rival pub to shut down.
# Italy
Scores arrested in mob crackdown
Thirty-seven people have been arrested in a police crackdown against one of Italy’s most powerful organised crime rings.
# Operation Anvil
Garda car rammed and shot fired during late-night arrests
Two men arrested by gardaí investigating organised crime.
# Crime
Organised crime budget cut by half, says commissioner
The budget for targeting organised crime has been cut by more than half – from €21 million to €10 million.
# Drugs
13 arrested in major garda operation
Nine people have been arrested as part of a major garda operation into drugs trafficking and organised crime.