Roy Collins

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Sinn Féin TD Maurice Quinlivan, above, told Fine Gael Minister of State Patrick O’Donovan to “cop yourself on” in relation to comparisons with Germany in the 1930s. Photograph: Alan Betson

Sinn Féin TD Maurice Quinlivan has said that “in hindsight” members of his party should have recorded their abstention in a Dáil vote on extending th(...)

The scene where 29-year-old Keith Branigan was shot dead in a caravan park in Clogherhead, Co Louth. Photograph: Cate McCurry/PA Wire

The murder of Keith Branigan at a caravan park near Clogherhead, Co Louth, on Tuesday represents a serious escalation in an already dangerous feud bet(...)

Garda forensic team at the scene of the shooting of Jordan Davis  in  Darndale. Photograph: Sam Boal/

One feature of Irish organised crime over almost two decades has been the significant influence that a very small number of gang leaders has exerted o(...)

A file image of Steve Collins,  father of Roy Collins who was shot dead in Limerick ten years ago, pictured with a photograph of him with his son. Photograph: Press 22

Steve Collins, father of murdered Limerick businessman Roy Collins, has moved back to the city to rebuild his family’s life, he has said. The family (...)

 Police and media at  the scene at Muggleton Road where the couple exposed to a nerve agent lived. Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Two people poisoned in southwest England may have accidentally come into contact with the same Novichok nerve agent used in an attack on a former Russ(...)

In July 2014, the  Special Criminal Court found Wayne Dundon had ordered the murder of Roy Collins from prison.

Wayne Dundon and Nathan Killeen have had their convictions for the murder of innocent businessman Roy Collins in Limerick upheld by the Court of Appea(...)

 Solicitor John Devane, who  died on Sunday,  outside the Special Criminal Court in August 2013 after John Dundon was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of rugby player Shane Geoghegan. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Prominent criminal defence solicitor John Devane has died at his home in Clare on Sunday. Mr Devane (54), was found dead at about midday by his wife (...)

Roy Collins, who was shot dead in 2009. His father was believed to have been the intended target. Photograph: Press 22

Two Limerick criminals have opened an appeal against their convictions for the murder of businessman Roy Collins in Limerick eight years ago. Wayne D(...)

A prison van carrying John Dundon is driven from the Special Criminal Court  from a previous hearing. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Notorious criminal brothers Wayne and John Dundon have had appeals against their convictions for making threats to kill dismissed by the Court of Appe(...)

Heavy security  outside the Special Criminal Court in Dublin for the arrival of  Nathan Killeen in   February  2013. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Convicted murderer Nathan Killeen has launched a High Court challenge against a decision of the prison authorities to place him in solitary confinemen(...)

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