crime world Crime World Long Read: 'Fat' Freddie - The violent story of Ireland's most feared mobster (Part 1)
Nicola Tallant charts the rise to power and spectacular fall of 'Fat' Freddie Thompson
Nicola Tallant tells the story of 'Fat' Freddie Thompson, one of Ireland's most-feared mobsters.
From his rise as a street fighter in Dublin to becoming the head of a gangland murder machine, we retrace the violent steps he took on his rise to power and how gardai finally ended his bloody reign of terror.
- Episode 109 - The brutal murder of Emer O'Loughlin in a mobile home in Galway
- Episode 108 - How the Prison Services are controlling Ireland's most notorious criminals
- Episode 107: How Spanish cops failed to take down the Kinahan's reign in Spain
- Episode 106: The gangland fall-out from the EncroChat phone hack
- Episode 105: What has changed for the Kinahan Cartel since the U.S. sanctions?
- Three men quizzed by detectives following major drug seizure in East Belfast
- Man held over violent gun raid at Irish jewellery store
- Kevin De Bruyne and Phil Foden win Premier League player of season awards
- Home of mother of murdered drug dealer James Whelan hit in early morning firebombing
- Saoirse Ronan is back in black for Cannes red carpet with boyfriend Jack Lowden