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 (...)

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(...)

Some of the ceramic figurines that made up the Pitch for Shane art installation

An art installation consisting of more than 20,000 clay figures handmade in memory of murdered rugby player Shane Geoghegan is to be removed as the f(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

John Dundon’s solicitor John Devane,  who says his client will appeal  his conviction and is prepared to bring the case to the European Court of Human Rights. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA

The chairman of Limerick’s joint policing committee has said John Dundon’s conviction for murdering Shane Geoghegan showed the people of the city we(...)

John Dundon is driven under escort from the Special Criminal Court yesterday after he was  sentenced to life in prison for the murder of rugby player Shane Geoghegan. Photograph: Eric Luke

John Dundon had tried everything to avoid this day of reckoning.He had gone to the highest courts available to defer his trial until next year. That f(...)