Loyalist killer Michael Stone and IRA hunger strike hero Bobby Sands played football together as boys, the Sunday World has learned.
CAB target Christopher ‘Git’ Waldron bought suits for a number of mourners and carried the coffin at the funeral of gangland feud victim James ‘Whela’ Whelan.
A Derry woman who was sent “obscene” messages has won a £20,000 sexual harassment case against her former employer Morelli Ice Cream Ltd.
Murder accused Sean McGovern is facing the ultimate double jeopardy with an internal probe in the paranoid Kinahan organisation focusing on the inner circle of top associates.
Investigations Editor Nicola Tallant traces the rise and fall of the notorious crime boss as she sits in a UK court hearing details of his multi-million euro drug trafficking operation.
Official figures claim there are currently 166 inmates from 14 criminal gangs jailed in prisons across the Republic of Ireland.
This is the former MMA fighter who has been jailed for almost four years after being caught with three fully-loaded handguns believed to have been trafficked into Ireland from Spain by John Gilligan's gang.
By now the Rathkeale Rovers and more specifically The Dead Zone Gang were the target of law enforcement all over the world. Europol had set up Operation Oakleaf to co-ordinate the response in Europe.
The Dead Zoo is the name the famous Dublin 'wits' came up with for the Natural History Museum in the capital.
A young mobster has already been anointed to take the place of the year's first gangland murder victim as tensions on the capital's northside remain on a knife edge this weekend.
A man has revealed how he was trafficked to Northern Ireland by an international crime gang as a slave, forcibly injected with heroin and forced to sell it on the streets of Belfast.
Caged 'Godfather' Thomas 'Bomber' Kavanagh is suspected of involvement in a total of SEVEN Kinahan Cartel murders including two of his own cousins, the Sunday World can reveal.
Evil child sex predator Timmy Duggan organised bouncy castle parties for kids - at which he photographed young girls and later shared their images on social media.
They are the two women with the most to lose with their crime lord husbands listed numbers One and Two in an enormous drugs importation ring facing sentence this week.
Multi-millionaire Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov has joined Russian forces in Kyiv and vowed to win within 48 hours.
Cartel boss Daniel Kinahan has befriended a member of a royal family in the UAE as he desperately tries to avoid extradition to Ireland to face justice.
This is the jailed gangland arsonist at the centre of a major probe into claims of an 'inappropriate relationship' with a female officer in a Dublin jail.
More than €200,000 deposited by desperate homeowners to a business account controlled by Catriona Carey was allegedly spent on personal items and services, RTÉ Investigates reported tonight.
Seven men with links to the Kinahan cartel are now behind bars for plots to kill Hutch associate James ‘Mago’ Gately following the jailing of Douglas Glynn this week.
Cocaine-laden submarines and sound-proofed torture chambers show drug cartel madness has landed on our shores from South America.
At least three innocent women have been forced to flee their homes in north Dublin as a violent feud continues to spiral out of control, leading to fears that another 'Keane Mulready Woods' situation will unfold.
For those who knew him, it was obvious from a young age that Freddie Thompson was intent on making his mark on this world — and it was never going to be pretty.
Sunday World's award-winning Crime World podcast this week investigates one of the most bloody 24 hours in Ulster's troubled past.
UVF serial killer John Somerville shot Miami Showband singer Fran O'Toole 22 times in the face.
At the height of its power the super cartel that included Daniel Kinahan's mob was estimated to have imported a staggering €23 billion worth of cocaine into Europe.
The European cocaine super cartel had close links with the Colombian drug kingpin whose arrest two months ago has been described as the 'most severe' blow to narcotics trafficking this century.
Kinahan gangster Sean McGovern's former home remains boarded up and untouched by workmen - more than 13 months after Dublin City Council bought it from the Criminal Assets Bureau.
Mob boss Daniel Kinahan must have been salivating in his luxury Marina apartment in Dubai when he received the text from the hired assassin he was paying €100,000 for the scalp of James ‘Mago’ Gately – the most trusted lieutenant of Gerry ‘The …
This picture taken behind bars shows how Kinahan-linked gangsters use so called 'Beat the Boss' phones to communicate from prison.
Criminal Douglas Glynn is today exposed as mob boss Daniel Kinahan's number one representative in the cartel's killing machine in Dublin's north inner-city.
Sleazy superpimp Martin Heaney - a convicted child sex pervert - was first exposed by the Sunday World 12 years ago.
A couple at the centre of a vicious feud with neighbourhood thugs say someone will die if the violent attacks against them don't stop.
THE amount of drugs and phones seized inside prisons has risen to new record levels as organised crime gangs target jails with ever bigger consignments.
I'd never been to Margate before and I haven't been back since.
A social media account linked to the Hutch Organised Crime Group has been relaunched in the same week that Gerry ‘The Monk’ Hutch’s failed appeal against extradition to Ireland was confirmed.
The police tape starts recording at 6.31am on the morning of August 2, 2015, as Tom Martens walks into the white-bricked interrogation room at Davidson County Sheriff’s office, rubbing his hands together.
Keith Maginn first crossed paths with Molly Martens on an online dating site.
Raids in Limerick targeting the four most significant gangs in the city led to the arrest of at least six of the most feared gangland figures in the mid west.
Specialist gardaí are carrying out a major sexual abuse investigation into a Dublin politician, the Sunday World can reveal.
A thug jailed for six months for a sinister "orchestrated campaign" of anti-Muslim hate told us this week he thought he'd been set up by Jeremy Beadle.
Freed killer Brian Rattigan was spotted by gardai for the first time since his release from jail when they observed him in the front garden of his home in Drimnagh shortly before 8am this morning.
Money launderer Jason Reed was part of a network of criminal fixers linked to jailed haulier Thomas Maher nabbed following the Encrochat phone hack in the UK.
Rivals of a dangerous criminal at the centre of a bloody feud in west Dublin have been warned not to ‘underestimate’ him – as he readies himself for his release from prison.
An anti-money laundering expert is targeting the Kinahan Cartel’s prime cocaine source in South America.
This is Estonian hitman Imre Arakas giving evidence via video link from Portlaoise Prison to a murder trial in Lithuanian.
This is the picture that led to self-proclaimed 'incel' Magnus Nordell being jailed for a year after he tried to coerce an 11-year-old girl to 'go for a walk with him in the woods.'
A Turkish man who was part of a plot to flood Ireland with heroin will walk free within months after he was handed down a four-year sentence with the last year suspended.
Vincent Ramos had bigger problems on his plate when the Irish Criminal Assets Bureau officer arrived at the San Diego jail where he was being held after his business Phantom Secure, an encrypted phone company, was the subject of a massive FBI sting.
A veteran Kinahan cartel gangster and a very close younger associate are now turning the heat on other criminals.