Liam Byrne

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The number of drugs crimes in 2020 were at Celtic Tiger-era levels. File photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Last September, armed gardaí charged with tackling Ireland’s drugs criminals searched properties 200km apart in Mountmellick, Co Laois, and the tiny v(...)

Three of the watches seized during the search of a property in west Dublin.

A man closely linked to Liam Byrne’s organised crime group in Dublin is the focus of a major Criminal Assets Bureau (Cab) inquiry, with searches carri(...)

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Mourners at the funeral of a convicted criminal linked to the Kinahan organised crime gang attempted to block gardaí from entering the church as they (...)

The scene of the shooting on Belclare Drive, Ballymun, Dublin 9 on Friday morning. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

Gardaí suspect a man shot dead in north Dublin was murdered as part of a localised dispute having fallen foul of dangerous criminals. They do not beli(...)

Gardaí are investigating a suspected shooting in Ballymun, in north Dublin. File Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Gardaí have begun a murder investigation after a Dublin man was shot dead in a housing estate in Ballymun on the north side of the city. The victim, (...)

Myles na gCopaleen: launched his literary career with fake letters to The  Irish Times

In the “Diary” column of the London Times on Thursday, there was a finely wrought pun that, while amusing, seemed oddly familiar. It involved the curr(...)

Joseph Richards, of Belclare Drive, Ballymun, Dublin, was arrested at his home on Friday and detained at Ballyfermot Garda Station under Section four of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. Photograph: Collins Courts

A 28-year-old man has been charged with a serious arson attack which gutted a house seized by the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) from gang boss Liam Byr(...)

A car was reversed into the downstairs living room of the terraced house in Clondalkin, destroying the wall and taking the window and frame out.

A house in Dublin seized from Liam Byrne, the gang leader who works for the Kinahan cartel, has been extensively damaged in an arson attack that saw a(...)

Thomas “Bomber” Kavanagh (52), Daniel Canning (41) and Gary Vickery (37), all of whom pleaded guilty at Ipswich Crown Court on Monday. Photograph: UK National Crime Agency

Three senior members of the Kinahan gang, including its leader in the United Kingdom, are facing up to life in prison after pleading guilty to conspir(...)

Dublin’s Evan Caulfield celebrates a score at Parnell Park. Photo: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

On a busy afternoon across the country in the various provincial Under 20 football championships, Dublin advanced to the Leinster decider as they brus(...)

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