A file image of weapons and drugs seized in Co Kildare in 2008 as part of a series of Garda raids targeting cannabis smuggling into Ireland. Gardaí said a substantial amount of cannabis had been recovered after a car was stopped and during follow-up searches. Photograph: PA

Dubliner David Byrne, who was shot dead by a gang of six men at the Regency Hotel in Dublin on Friday had close links with an international Irish-led (...)

David Byrne: list of convictions was minimal but he was regarded as a significant gangland figure by gardaí. Photograph: Paddy Cummins

The man murdered by a six-strong gang during a shooting attack at a packed boxing event in north Dublin’s Regency Hotel had escaped serious convictio(...)

Gardai outside the Regency Hotel in Dublin where the fatal shooting of David Byrne (34) took place. Photograph: Collins

A number of photographs of members of the six-man gang behind the murder of David Byrne at a Dublin hotel on Friday have emerged that show some of the(...)

A simmering feud has erupted.  Crime scene at the Regency  Hotel. Photograph: Alan Betson

The manner of the shooting dead of David Byrne, and the motive for the violence that claimed his life in the Regency Hotel in Dublin, make his death o(...)

Civilians leave the the scene of the shooting at the Regency Hotel. Photograph: Colin Keegan

One man was shot dead and two others were injured when a gang of armed men opened fire at a boxing weigh-in at the Regency Hotel on the Swords Road i(...)

Police and forensic officers attend the scene of a shooting at the Regency Airport Hotel in Dublin,  February 5th, 2016. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Gardaí are fearful an intense period of gangland feuding has started in Dublin after at least four armed men opened fire at a boxing weigh-in open to (...)

A body is removed from the Regency Airport Hotel in Dublin after a shooting on Friday, February 5th, 2016. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

One man is dead and two others are in hospital after a gang of armed men opened fire at a boxing match weigh-in at a Dublin hotel this afternoon. Wit(...)

Kenneth O’Brien’s coffin is carried from St. Matthew’s Church, Ballyfermot on Wednesday morning. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The murder of Kenneth O’Brien and the circumstances surrounding it were “more than anyone should have to endure”, the dead man’s father Gerry O’Brien (...)

What makes use of computer  and call data any different to a search warrant on a house? Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Powers that allow access to mobile phone and internet data are essential in the fight against crime a Garda member working for Interpol has said. Det(...)

Chairwoman Josephine Feehily at the Policing Authority’s press conference. “It will take time for the authority to establish itself fully.” Photograph: Alan Betson

The Garda policing plan for this year – which lists priorities for 2016 – will be the last the force will draw up itself, the head of the new Policing(...)