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Ross Browning mingled with Comorra clan and super-cartel bosses at Kinahan weddings

He also attended the wedding of Christopher Kinahan Jr in 2007.

Browning at a boxing event in 2014

Eamon DillonSunday World

There was a seat for Ross Browning at Daniel Kinahan’s 2017 Burj al Arab wedding thanks to his senior rank in the Kinahan cartel.

He rubbed shoulders with the members of the super-cartel that included Comorra boss Rafaelle Imperiale, the ‘Balkan Escobar’ Edin Gačanin and Dutch Moroccan crime lord Ridouan Taghi.

It also put his name firmly in the sights of international law enforcement agencies.

Being a guest at the wedding with his wife Sinead Mulhall was cited in the Criminal Assets Bureau judgement against this week.

He also attended the wedding of Christopher Kinahan Jr in 2007.

Ridouan Taghi

When he was in Spain in 2010, his residence was searched as part of an operation relating to the Kinahans and a handgun was recovered.

When he was spouting his lifestyle philosophy, his ‘Living 1’ Cross Guns gyms didn’t have a bank account and was staffed with relatives.

He tried to disguise his drug money in Ireland through his family members who in return enjoyed his generosity when it came to cars, jewellery and travel.

Despite her ‘modest means’ his sister Robyn was in the United States, the United Arab Emirates and South Africa. She was in Morocco, regularly in Malaga and in Thailand four times between 2012 and 2015, the court heard this week.

She was also in Santorini with her partner and daughter in 2018 and they went skiing in Andorra in 2017.

His other sister Cheryl also enjoyed trips to the same destinations including a Mediterranean cruise along with five other relatives in 2017.

In court, it was stated that Ross Browning is a close and trusted lieutenant of the Kinahans and is regarded as their ‘principal representative’ in this country.

In his role for the gang he remains ‘hand-offs' and is removed from the actual handling of drugs.

He has flown to Dubai where the Kinahans are based as well as to Perth, Lisbon and Phuket.

The case also revealed the Kinahans were linked to the violent Mr Flashy gang through a convicted drug dealer Browning was said to have used by a house in Finglas.

CAB’s case was that the house purchased by Ian O’Heaire was in fact controlled by Ross Browning.

The Deanstown Road house, bought for €57,000 in 2012 by Browning’s late grandfather William Conway and sold within 12 months for almost twice the price.

O’Heaire was jailed after being caught at Perth International Airport in March 2015 after ingesting 27 balloons of cocaine and attempting to smuggle it into the country after taking a flight from Dubai.

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