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crime world Episode 46: The crime gangs and smugglers on the Irish Border

Allison Morris chats with Nicola Tallant about policing in South Armagh, the crime gangs who are gaining from politics and the controversy of cross border ‘hot pursuit’

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Nicola Tallant chats to journalist Richard Sullivan about the murder of his Sunday World colleague Marty O'Hagan

Nicola Tallant chats to journalist Richard Sullivan about the murder of his Sunday World colleague Marty O'Hagan

Nicola Tallant chats to journalist Richard Sullivan about the murder of his Sunday World colleague Marty O'Hagan

The tag ‘Bandit Country’ was long used for what was once described as lawless ‘South Armagh’.

But times have changed and now the towns situated along the border region of Ireland want to put the dark days of the past behind them and be recognised as thriving modern communities.

So how do we move forward while recognising the potentially incendiary political and constitutional proposals to police regions that straddle Garda Siochana and PSNI territories.

Belfast Telegraph crime correspondent Allison Morris chats with Nicola Tallant about the possible pitfalls and discusses policing in South Armagh, the crime gangs who are gaining from politics and the controversy of cross border ‘hot pursuit’.

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