John O Driscoll

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Thomas Flynn was jailed in 2015 for the violent burglary of the Corcoran’s  family home in Tipperary. Photgraph: Liam Burke / Press 22

The annual number of residential burglaries has been cut by half since the introduction four years ago of a national strategy targeting mobile gangs, (...)

Six cars were seized when gardaí raided a number of houses in west Dublin under Operation Coatee. Photograph: Garda/ Facebook

A series of Dublin home raids targeting suspected insurance fraud marks just the beginning of a new Garda effort to shut the practice down, the head o(...)

The Polish designed RAK machine gun was found in a wooded area near a Dublin housing estate on Saturday. Photograph: courtesy An Garda Siochana

Gardaí who discovered a machine gun in a wooded area beside a housing estate have said they are determined to find and remove deadly weapons from the (...)

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 court heard that one of the assailants pulled a knife from his pocket and stabbed Mr O’Driscoll in the back, narrowly missing his lung. He then plunged the weapon into the victim’s shoulder. File photograph: Getty Images

One man has been jailed for six years and another for three over a frenzied attack and robbery on a 45-year-old man. The victim feared he was going t(...)

Cash seized in Wexford town on Saturday.  Photograph: Garda Press Office

A network of car garages in Ireland and the UK is being used by drugs gangs to pay each other for consignments of drugs and to launder the proceeds of(...)

Following the Wexford town seizure, further searches were carried out in Dublin. This resulted in what gardaí referred to as “a very significant sum of cash” being confiscated.

Gardaí have seized €1.2m after stopping two motorists in Wexford town today and arresting three men on suspicion of money laundering offences. A fourt(...)

 Garda Armed Support Unit, in Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A 24-year-old man was arrested in Dublin on Wednesday on suspicion of drug trafficking after a series of raids in the capital targeting organised crim(...)

The cargo ship ‘Polar Chile’ was about to depart from Costa Rica en route to Cork when it was boarded and searched and the drugs found.

Cocaine valued at about €10 million and believed to be owned by the Kinahan cartel has been seized in Central America. It was being smuggled in sea (...)

 Garda Detective Superintendent Declan Daly (left) and Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll during a Garda media briefing on Operation Ketch  in Dublin. Photo Gareth Chaney Collins

Social media companies have played a central role in the latest round of garda searches targeting the possession of child pornography. The second ph(...)

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