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Court told Jim Mansfield given €4.5m by Kinahan cartel; 'Cotton Eye' Joe Delaney's son tribute to James Whelan and Graham Dwyer's victory is not a 'home run'

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  • Jim Mansfield Jnr was given two suitcases worth €4.5m by Kinahan cartel, court hears.

The High Court has heard the businessman was given two suitcases containing €4.5m as part of a failed property investment by the Kinahan cartel.

The deal allegedly fell through when the businessman lost his fortune with the cartel given a luxury mansion and cash in return.

  • Gangland killer 'Cotton Eye' Joe Delaney's son pays tribute to his nephew James Whelan

Scott Delaney is the son of ‘Cotton Eye’ Joe Delaney - the first gangland killer to be jailed for murder in Ireland in a landmark case.

  • Barrister says Graham Dwyer's victory does not mean he will get out of jail any time soon

Dwyer won his challenge concerning the use of mobile phone metadata to convict him, but a top barrister, Ronan Lupton, said this is not a "home run for Dwyer".

  • Man who beat and choked partner avoids jail after victim begs court not to punish him

Meath man Jordy Bakeba (20) pleaded guilty to assault causing harm and damaging her computer, which broke in half as he hit her with it.

  • Armagh brother and sister whose dogs were underweight and lived in faeces avoid jail

Judge Gerard Trainor said what he had heard was " a litany of the most horrible acts a human being can carry out towards animals".

The murder suspect is though to be connected to drugs boss Mr Flashy and the 'Gucci Gang'.

  • Mum Donna Whelan says son Jacob's new-found TikTok fame is 'only the beginning'

In just two months, the @keepingupwithjacob account garnered 1.4 million followers with 31.2 million likes across all videos.

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