John Gilligan

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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 (...)

 John Gilligan: has been in custody since August. Photograph:  Collins Courts

John Gilligan, who was arrested with €23,000 in a suitcase at Belfast International Airport last August, had his latest bail application refused on Mo(...)

The Jessbrook Equestrian Centre, built by convicted drug trafficker John Gilligan beside his home. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Criminal Assets Bureau (Cab) has sold the last piece of property on the Jessbrook estate in Co Kildare that was owned by drugs gang leader John Gi(...)

Gardaí released photographs of the items seized in the raid

A drug dealer linked to the Kinahan gang and who gardaí believe has invested the proceeds of crime in holiday homes has been targeted by the Criminal (...)

File image of John Gilligan  arriving at the Four Courts. File photograph: Collins Courts

John Gilligan has failed in a new bid to be released from custody. The Dublin man was detained in Northern Ireland in August accused of money-launde(...)

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