Martin O’Rourke, from George?s Hill, Dublin 7, was shot dead in a case of mistaken identity on Sheriff Street in Dublin?s north inner city on April 14th, 2016. He was one of seven men murdered during the Kinahan-Hutch feud in the last six months.

The father-in-law of a man shot in a case of mistaken identity in the feud between the Kinahan and Hutch gangs has asked those involved to think of th(...)

Victims of the Hutch-Kinahan feud:  (clockwise from top left): Gary Hutch, David Byrne, Eddie Hutch, Michael Barr,  Martin O’Rourke and Noel Duggan.

The feud between the Hutch and Kinahan gangs has claimed seven lives since last September - six of them in the last four months. Here, we profile the(...)

Keith Murtagh and his partner were briefly taken into protective custody following an attempt on his life in Sheriff Street in Dublin’s north inner city last month (above), where the attackers mistakenly killed 24-year-old father of three Martin O’Rourke instead. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Gardaí are concerned that the gangland feud which has claimed five lives in gun attacks since the start of the year may escalate further after another(...)

Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Marting flanked by locals on a march against the violence and neglect that has blighted the north inner city. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, children in prams, community activists, local priests, politicians and the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin ga(...)

 Anna Quigley, Carina O Brien, Joe Dowling, Patrick Gates, Mel Mac Giobhuin, Fergus Mc Cabe, Christy Burke and Seanie Lambe at Killarney Street as the  Inner-City Organisations Network met. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald must visit Dublin’s north inner-city to witness for herself the “devastation” being “wreaked” by the drugs cri(...)

 The interior of Mountjoy Prison. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The Kinahan-Hutch gangland feud had resulted in extreme violence in Mountjoy Prison, Dublin, recently and urgent action is needed to isolate rival gan(...)

Officers  insisted the public should be assured the force was continuing armed and high-visibility patrols in feud hotspots. Photograph: Eric Luke

Organised groups involved in a gun feud that is claiming lives faster than any other dispute in the history of gangland criminality need to reflect o(...)

Gardaí at the scene of the shooting of Michael Barr at the Sunset House pub on Summerhill in Dublin where forensic tests were being carried out on Tuesday  morning. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

When the Kinahan-Hutch feud exploded on to the streets of Dublin in February, Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan was quick to remind people that Ire(...)

The funeral of Martin O’Rourke at St Michan’s Church in Dublin on Friday morning. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The funeral mass of Martin O’Rourke has heard of a young father who was attempting to turn his life around for the sake of his family. O’Rourke was g(...)

 The scene outside Noctor’s pub on Sheriff Street, Dublin,  where Martin O’Rourke (above) was shot dead. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

“It’s terrible, absolutely shocking,” said Mary Reilly from Dublin’s Sheriff Street as she examined the bouquets and photograph taped to the post with(...)

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