Brian Meehan

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David Reilly and Derek O’Driscoll have used an insidious brand of intimidation and control, all underpinned by lengthy criminal records and reputations for ultra violence, to rule Ballyfermot

When the Criminal Assets Bureau (Cab) kicked in doors in Dublin’s Ballyfermot, Ballyboughal and Finglas and in the Wexford seaside town of Courtown on(...)

Ryan Moore (centre, purple colours) drives   Merchant Navy to the line to win  The Diamond Jubilee Stakes  at Royal Ascot. Photograph:  Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Merchant Navy just prevailed in a desperately tight finish to the Diamond Jubilee Stakes, the feature race on the final day of Royal Ascot. Sent off (...)

Aidan O’Brien and Ryan Moore with Churchill after winning the 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh in May. Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Barney Roy, Churchill and Ulysses are the headline names among 15 confirmations for Wednesday’s Juddmonte International Stakes at York. The Sir Micha(...)

Brian Meehan sought an appeal against  2016 judgment refusing to certify his conviction that murder of Guerin was a miscarriage of justice. File photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

The Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal by Brian Meehan over the rejection of his claim that his conviction of the murder of journalist Veroni(...)

BBC reporter Fergal Keane: “A society which watches hardened criminals create private armies is not a safe society.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Kinahan gang involved in an ongoing criminal feud are “enemies of the Republic”, a memorial for journalist Veronica Guerin was told on Thursday, (...)

Assistant Commissioner John O’Mahony, Supt Finbarr Murphy, Deputy Commissioner John Twomey, Supt Daniel Flavin and Assistant Commissioner Eugene Corcoran at a media briefing in Store Street Garda station. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins

The new Garda taskforce established to tackle organised crime in direct response to the Kinahan-Hutch gangland feud would base members in Spain and o(...)

Garda Assistant Commissioner John O’Mahony said: “The reality of it is that we’re dealing with a huge, huge crime conglomerate, if you like; we’re not just dealing with Ireland.” File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The new Garda taskforce established to tackle organised crime in the wake of the Kinahan-Hutch feud would base members in Spain or other jurisdictions(...)

The killing in Spain last September of Gary Hutch sparked a feud between rival Irish crime gangs.

What is the dominant ethnic gang in Europe’s main drug- trafficking route? The Russian Mafia? The Turkish Connection? Bloodthirsty Albanian crime lor(...)

Aidan O’Brien’s Minding is favourite for the 1,000 Guineas. Photograph: Getty

Hot favourite Minding heads a field of 16 declared for the Qipco 1000 Guineas at Newmarket on Sunday. Aidan O’Brien’s daughter of Galileo enjoyed a b(...)

Air Force Blue is the favourite for the 2,000 Guineas. Photograph: Getty

Air Force Blue features among 17 horses confirmed at the five-day entry stage for the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket on Saturday. Aidan O’Brien’s st(...)

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