Frank Cassidy –  Ireland’s representative to European crime-fighting agency, Eurojust. Photograph: Jakov Minic

Properties and other assets owned by Irish gangland or white-collar criminals in other jurisdictions are out of the reach of the Criminals Assets Bure(...)

Michael Lowry: due to stand trial in the autumn on a number of tax  charges.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

An application has been made at Clonmel Circuit Court to have a trial involving Tipperary North TD Michael Lowry, who is accused of filing incorrect (...)

The judge rejected claims that funding for the purchase of the house came from a tow truck business Christy Russell claimed to operate. He was also satisfied the income from such a business was not consistent with Mr Russell’s lifestyle, which included a Florida cruise and a €38,000 extension to the house. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The home of the wife of Christy Russell, a man described by a judge as having “extensive links” to people involved in the “upper levels of crime”, was(...)

The Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed a bid by John Gilligan and his family for public funding for a forensic accountants report for use in marathon litigation aimed at reversing the seizure of their properties by the Criminal Assets Bureau. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

The Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed a bid by John Gilligan and his family for public funding for a forensic accountants report for use in mara(...)

Businessman Jim Kennedy, who was in court when counsel for CAB indicated it was not proceeding with the case. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Criminal Assets Bureau has withdrawn its action seeking to have Jackson Way Properties Ltd, a company of businessman Jim Kennedy, pay the State an(...)

Art handlers adjust In the Omnibus by the French artist Honore Daumier at the Hugh Lane Gallery as as the gallery together with Criminal Assets Bureau announce its return following its theft from the gallery. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A valuable drawing stolen from the Hugh Lane Gallery in Dublin 22 years ago is back on public display after being recovered by the Criminal Assets Bur(...)

John Gilligan, who was not in court, was released from prison last year after serving 17 years for drug dealing. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment on applications by John Gilligan and his wife Geraldine for legal aid to cover the costs of a forensic account(...)

The Rolex watch attracted 15 bids and was sold for €8,200

A Rolex watch put up for sale by the Criminal Assets Bureau has sold for €8,200 on eBay. The two-tone Rolex Daytona oyster perpetual wat(...)

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Chilean director Sebastián Silva previewed two films featuring Michael Cera at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Both showcase the American actor’s (...)

Former Chief Legal Officer of the Criminal Assets Bureau Barry Galvin. Photograph Paddy Whelan/The Irish Times

Warm tributes were paid yesterday to the former Chief Legal Officer of the Criminal Assets Bureau, Barry Galvin who next month retires from public ser(...)