John Gilligan

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John Gilligan upon his release from Portlaoise prison in 2013. Photograph: Alan Betson

Drug dealer John Gilligan and his wife and adult children have been unsuccessful in their challenge in Europe to the Criminal Assets Bureau (Cab) conf(...)

Spanish police arrest a man in an operation targeting a drugs operation linked to Irish gangland criminal John Gilligan.

Police in Spain have raided a cannabis grow house facility they say was being used by the Spanish-based drugs gang that has been led by Dubliner John (...)

A videograb issued by Policia Nacional of  John Gilligan being arrested  in Alicante, Spain. Photograph: Policia Nacional/PA Wire

Dublin criminal John Gilligan was growing in confidence that he could retake a place in the Irish drugs trade as he slowly expanded a modest drugs and(...)

John Gilligan is pictured during a search operation in Alicante, Spain. Photograph: Videograb/Spanish National Police

Convicted drug dealer and former drug gang leader John Gilligan faces the prospect of spending most of the rest of his life in prison after being arre(...)

John Gilligan  moved to Spain following attempts on his life in Ireland.

Former drugs gang leader John Gilligan has been arrested in the Alicante area of Spain where he moved following attempts on his life in Ireland. Gar(...)

An O’Brien Fine Foods employee at the processing facility in Timahoe, Co Kildare. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

It was 6am on Monday July 27th when ‘A’, the man who would become the third confirmed Covid-positive case at O’Brien Fine Foods in Timahoe, Co Kildare(...)

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(...)

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