Steve Collins, with his family including his wife Carmel, son Steve jnr and daughter Leanne,  outside the Special Criminal Court in Dublin.  Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Arguably the most dangerous criminal in the history of the Irish underworld, Wayne Dundon headed the McCarthy-Dundon murder machine that thought it wa(...)

A retired  garda who was part of the  team that helped secure John Dundon’s conviction for the murder of Shane Geoghegan (above) has said the row over Garda recordings of phone calls has been blown out of  proportion.

A retired detective garda who was part of the investigation team that helped secure John Dundon’s conviction for the murder of Shane Geoghegan (...)

John Dundon, pictured at Limerick District Court, in April 2011

A defence solicitor who represented Limerick gangland figure John Dundon has said he will be seeking a review of his conviction for the murder (...)

Enda Kenny: said Sean Guerin would be asked to report back to him before the Easter recess

The barrister who has been asked by the Government to assess the dossier of allegations compiled by Garda whi(...)

John Dundon had reported the isolation was making him feel depressed and suicidal at times.

Limerick brothers John and Desmond Dundon, both serv- ing life sentences for murder, have secured leave from the High Court to challenge their detenti(...)

Shane Geoghegan was shot dead  as he walked home from work in a case of mistaken identity.

An inquest into the death of rugby player Shane Geoghegan today has recorded a verdict of murder.Limerick Coroner’s Court heard medical evidence the 2(...)

Wicklow Town. Photograph: Eric Luke
Your health and where you live
  • Health
  • September 2, 2013, 13:30

Where you live has a big an impact on your health. Medical research increasingly shows that if you live in a place that feels good about itself and wh(...)

Bishop Brendan Leahy of Limerick: city can be “cited as an example of hope”. Photograph: Arthur Ellis

The gangland rules of silence have finally been broken by those prepared to speak out, the Bishop of Limerick has said.Speaking at Mass in Limerick at(...)

Ger Dundon, whose former partner April Collins gave evidence against his brother John Dundon during the trial for the murder of Shane Geoghegan.

The history of gangland violence in Limerick is intertwined with family feuds, money and control of the region’s lucrative drug trade. While feuding i(...)

John Dundon, who was jailed for life by the Special Criminal Court on Tuesday for the murder of Shane Geoghegan.
The Dundon legacy

It’s a wet Thursday afternoon and Mattie Collins is standing at the doorway of his home on Clarina Avenue. It’s no more than 30 metres from Hyde Ro(...)