John Gilligan

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Larry Dunne (centre), picture on March 12th, 1985, being led into the Central Criminal Court.  Photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

Heroin dealer Larry Dunne, who died in St James’s Hospital, Dublin, on Monday, was one of the most notorious Irish criminals from the era be(...)

The child was taken to nearby Tallaght hospital initially before being transferred to Crumlin children’s hospital

A seven-year-old boy who died after being attacked by Rottweilers in a house in Dublin on Sunday has been named locally as Glen Murphy. It is underst(...)

“I was walking along the bank near where I live and I was just feeding (seagulls) little bits of bread as I was walking, and this man came over to me and said ‘you know,you are not supposed to feed the birds, they cause rats’,” said Limerick woman Breda Moynihan. Photograph: iStock

A pensioner is facing prosecution for refusing to pay a “ridiculous” €150 fine for feeding birds near her home. Breda Moynihan (70), who lives in Lim(...)

John Gilligan said the money was intended to be used to rent a property in Spain and had been donated by relatives.

The case against convicted criminal John Gilligan who was arrested on criminal property charges while carrying more than €20,000 in cash has been dism(...)

A garda at the former Regency Hotel, Dublin following the fatal shooting of David Byrne in February 2016. Photograph: Gareth Chaney, Collins

Spurred, belatedly, into action by the audacious Regency Hotel shooting in 2016 and the escalating bloody feud between the Hutch and Kinahan crime gro(...)

John Gilligan (67) was arrested last August by Border Force officers before boarding a flight to Spain at Belfast International Airport.  File photograph: Collins Courts

A Dublin man who was arrested while attempting to board a flight from Belfast with more than €22,000 was trying to flee the country following a death (...)

Paul Coffey (centre) when he was 24,  arriving at Limerick District Court where he was charged with murder

Sitting quietly in a chair in the sheltered accommodation that is now his home, Paul Coffey would be unrecognisable to the cocky criminal he was 16(...)

John Gilligan. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Dublin man arrested with €23,000 in a suitcase at Belfast airport has been released on bail on Monday after he told a judge: “I wouldn’t run”. Joh(...)

Part of the €37.5m cannabis haul  seized at Dublin Port in 2017. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

According to a new Europe-wide study on cannabis potency, the drug is barely recognisable to what it was just a decade ago. If you used cannabis in I(...)

John Gilligan (66) was detained at Belfast International Airport on August 23rd last  as he was about to board a flight to Alicante. File photograph: Collins Courts

John Gilligan, who was arrested at a Belfast airport last summer with a suitcase containing nearly €23,000, is set to go to the UK’s highest court in (...)

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