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Nicola Tallant chats to investigative journalist Lynne Kelleher about the death of Irishman Jason Corbett

Nicola Tallant chats to investigative journalist Lynne Kelleher about the death of Irishman Jason Corbett

Nicola Tallant chats to investigative journalist Lynne Kelleher about the death of Irishman Jason Corbett

It was once a city under siege where ruthless gangs and one notorious family ruled with fear and intimidation. But a massive crackdown on crime, followed by an injection of €300 million in regeneration funds restored Limerick’s reputation as a cosmopolitan modern city.

But like everywhere else, an underworld of crime still exists and last week more than 400 gardai and military personnel staged a series of raids targeting the most significant crime groups in the city.

So who are the gangs and where does the balance of power in gangland lie? Today, I’m talking to Sunday world Deputy Editor, Niall Donald, about the gangs of Limerick, 10 bloody years of mayhem and the slick business approach of the new order.

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