Gardaí at the scene of the shooting of Michael Barr at the Sunset House pub on Summerhill in Dublin where forensic tests were being carried out on Tuesday  morning. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

When the Kinahan-Hutch feud exploded on to the streets of Dublin in February, Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan was quick to remind people that Ire(...)

 The funeral of dissident republican Vinnie Ryan , at Donaghmede , Co. Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Let me rain on the parade. As the planes roared over the Liffey’s swell and the bands played and the soldiers marched along O’Connell Street I recalle(...)

A fourth man has been arrested in connection with the murder of Vincent Ryan (L) in Finglas last month.

A fourth man has been arrested in connection with the murder of Vincent Ryan last month. Gardaí in west Dublin arrested a man in his 30s on Saturday (...)

The funeral of dissident republican Vincent Ryan in Donaghmede, Dublin.

Two men remain in custody on Saturday following their arrest in connection with the murder of dissident republican Vincent Ryan last month. A 43 yea(...)

The  Garda security operation at the funeral of dissident republican Vincent Ryan  at Fingal Cemetery in Dublin

A major security operation around the funeral of dissident republican Vincent Ryan in Dublin saw many armed gardaí on the streets. Ryan, a father o(...)

The funeral of dissident republican Vinnie Ryan , at Donaghmede , Co Dublin. Photograph: The Irish Times

Gardaí mounted a major security operation around the funeral of dissident republican Vinnie Ryan in Dublin. Ryan, a father of one, was shot dead in (...)

There has been an increase in gangland activity of late, especially fatal shootings, but the number of people being murdered is still someway off the levels seen in recent years, Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan (above) has said. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

There has been an increase in gangland activity of late, especially fatal shootings, but the number of people being murdered is still someway off the (...)

Vincent Ryan: described as a “staunch and honourable republican” who “held his beliefs until his death. Photograph: Collins/Courts.

The Garda is remaining vigilant ahead of the funeral of murder victim Vincent Ryan who was linked to the so-called Real IRA. However, fears that his (...)

Vincent Ryan died after he was shot while sitting in a car on McKee Road, Finglas. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The family of Vincent Ryan who was shot dead outside his partner’s house in Dublin this week has appealed for no retaliation for the murder. Mr Ryan,(...)

The remains of Vinnie Ryan (left) from north Dublin have been released to his family four days after he was gunned down in Finglas, north Dublin, in a gangland-style attack.

Gardaí are expected to immediately begin the preliminary phase of a major security operation around the funeral of murdered dissident republican Vinni(...)