Kevin McKeever. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A former property developer who faked his own kidnapping has denied he bought a mansion in Co Galway with the proceeds of crime. “Define crime?” Kevi(...)

Michael Lowry, whose complex tax affairs have become public knowledge by default. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times Dara Mac Donaill

British prime minister David Cameron has been bounced into disclosing his tax returns by the Panama Papers revelations. His finance minister George Os(...)

 Kevin McGeever with a Hummer. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The swindles grew more audacious as he crossed continents, €70 million passing through Kevin McGeever’s nuanced hands as he seduced investors in Austr(...)

Family and friends of the late Noel Duggan pictured at his funeral at Trinity Church in Ratoath, Co Meath on Monday. Photograph:  Stephen Collins/Collins.

The killing of Noel Duggan in a gangland-style attack in Co Meath was described as “a cruel, cowardly and callous act” at his funeral mass in Ratoath (...)

Gardaí examine a car that was found burned out near the scene of Wednesday’s fatal shooting of Noel Duggan in Ratoath, Co Meath. Photograph: Collins Dublin

Gardaí believe the three men arrested in connection with the discovery of firearms and ammunition in Co Meath earlier this week have been active in on(...)

 Gardai examine a BMW found burned out in Cairn Court near the scene of the fatal shooting of Noel Duggan in The Old Mill Estate, Ratoath, Co Meath, on Wednesday night. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins.

A middle-aged criminal past the height of his powers, Noel Duggan was one of the last of a dying generation. A robber and smuggler, the 55-year-old w(...)

A covered car is removed on Thursday from the scene of the fatal shooting in Ratoath, Co Meath of Noel Duggan.

Ratoath, Co Meath residents were shocked at the news of the fatal shooting of Noel ‘Kingsize’ Duggan in a quiet cul-de-sac on Wednesday evening. Dug(...)

The scene of the shooting in Ratoath, Co Meath.

Shot dead apparently because of his association with fellow veteran criminal Gerry Hutch, Noel Duggan was so heavily involved in cigarette smuggling h(...)

The scene of the shooting in Ratoath, Co Meath.

Gardaí believe a man shot dead in a gangland-style attack in Co Meath last night was the latest victim of a worsening feud that claimed two lives in (...)

Det Peter O’Boyle briefing media at Kevin Street Garda station yesterday. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Gardaí believe tracking devices seized from men linked to the Christy Kinahan-led drugs gang were to be used to monitor rival criminals’ movements for(...)