Veronica Guerin

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While the establishment of Cab has been an undoubted successes, the drugs legislation is a different story. Photograph: David Sleator

When the 10-year presumptive mandatory minimum sentence for large-scale drug dealing was introduced 21 years ago, it was against a backdrop of fear. D(...)

Cash and drugs haul seized by Garda in 2018. Photograph: PA

There is a general perception that judges and the justice system go easier on offenders than they did in years past. This is something not missed by (...)

Cocaine seized by the Garda following a search in 2019.

Serious drug dealers and drug mules are almost twice as likely to receive a prison sentence as they were a decade ago. They are also about twice as l(...)

The judge sentenced Martin Guerin to two and a half years imprisonment, but suspended the sentence in it entirety on condition he keep the peace. Photograph: Collins Courts

Dubliner Martin Guerin has received a fully suspended sentence for possession of child pornography. Mr Guerin (68) of Portmarnock Drive, Portmarnock,(...)

Of the 1,321 people now being targeted by the Criminal Assets Bureau, just under half were located in Dublin. Photograph: Garda Facebook

The Criminal Assets Bureau (Cab) is investigating the assets of more than 1,300 people, including some juveniles, the head of the bureau has revealed.(...)

Martin Guerin (68) pleaded guilty when he was arraigned at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Dublin man has admitted possessing almost 1,000 images of child pornography at his home. Martin Guerin (68) pleaded guilty to knowingly possessing (...)

Illustration: Dearbhla Kelly

On a tour of Ireland, one might easily ask: where are the women? There are statues to a few (we counted just five), a smattering of commemorative plaq(...)

Assistant Garda Commissioner in charge of organised crime John O’Driscoll has said that he would like to have the funds spent on free legal aid for cr(...)

The bureau, which works closely with gardaí but is an independent agency, was set up in response to the murder of journalist Veronica Guerin in 1996.

The Criminal Assets Bureau (Cab) had its most active year since its foundation two decades ago and now has nearly 1,000 targets on its books. A total(...)

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Answer all 100 questions in our special Christmas Quiz to be in with a chance of winning one of the following prizes: 1st prize: One night (...)

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