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September 2, 2019

THE second in command of Ireland's most feared organised crime gang has been jailed for three years for possessing a stun gun, while a National Crime Agency and Garda probe into the cartel continues.

Thomas 'Bomber' Kavanagh, 51, (pictured) of the notorious Kinahan Cart...

August 5, 2019

HAUL: The guns alleged to have been smuggled in by Keogh (NCA) 

A MAN today appeared in court charged with smuggling 60 handguns into the UK through the Port of Dover.

Robert Keogh, 37, from Clonsilla, Dublin, in the Republic of Ireland, is alleged to have tried to smugg...

August 3, 2019

DEADLY: Nineteen of the guns lined up after the seizure 

SIXTY illegal firearms have been seized in a car at the Port of Dover in what is believed to be the biggest seizure of its kind ever in the UK.

An investigation by the National Crime Agency (NCA) was launched after...

July 14, 2019

SUPERGRASS? Was a recent top secret extradition hearing behind the arrest of Thomas Kavanagh? (NCA)

A SUPERGRASS deal could be behind recent operations in Ireland and the UK against the feared Kinahan Cartel, it has been suggested.
Two members of the organised crime gan...

July 11, 2019

GUILTY: Thomas 'Bomber' Kavanagh of the Kinahan Cartel (NCA)

THE second in command of Ireland's most feared organised crime gang could face a five-year prison stretch after being found guilty of possessing a powerful stun gun disguised as a torch.
Thomas 'Bomber' Kavana...

July 7, 2019

APPEAL: Sheridan (left) with Corin and Vanessa Redgrave (EN&I)

THE former leader of the Dale Farm travellers, who was backed by actress Vanessa Redgrave, is facing a different sort of High Court battle after Home Secretary Sajid Javid ordered his extradition to the US.

May 17, 2019

HEARING: The case was heard at Westminster (MoJ) 

TWO alleged members of the 'Rathkeale Rovers' Traveller gang are facing extradition to the Netherlands accused of being part of the criminal network.
Richard Slattery, 34, and Daniel Sheridan, 26, appeared at Westmi...

May 17, 2019

QUAINT: The sleepy town of Rathkeale is home to a huge population of travellers (YouTube) 

A POLICE corruption probe concerning the Irish Traveller 'Rathkeale Rovers' gang was yesterday widened after three gardai were arrested.
Two of the officers were arrested on suspi...

April 13, 2019

WANTED: David Hunter faces extradition to Ireland (Garda)

A SUSPECTED gangland killer could be extradited from the UK back to Ireland next month.

David Hunter, 40, is wanted in Ireland for questioning over the murder of dissident republican Michael Barr, 34, at Sunset Ho...

April 6, 2019

TOP SECRET: The hearing took place in private at Westminster Magistrates Court (IG)

IRELAND has dropped an extradition request to the UK for a suspected drug trafficker after it was shrouded in secrecy, prompting suggestions of a "supergrass deal."
In a secret hearing i...

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