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crime world Episode 89: The jailing of Kinahan Cartel kingpin Thomas 'Bomber' Kavanagh

How did Gardai and their UK colleagues in the National Crime Agency (NCA) eventually catch the violent and untouchable crime boss?

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Sunday World Investigations Editor, Nicola Tallant

Sunday World Investigations Editor, Nicola Tallant

Sunday World Investigations Editor, Nicola Tallant

His end was swift, delivered in the cold confines of a courtroom where Thomas ‘Bomber’ Kavanagh was committed to 21 years in prison for his crimes.

The mob boss who sat at the very top of the Kinahan organisation and who pumped guns and weapons into the UK and Ireland for decades is now counting the costs of his chosen career.

But how did Gardai and their UK colleagues in the National Crime Agency (NCA) eventually catch the violent and untouchable crime boss and how many others have gone down with him.

Nicola Tallant talks with Sunday World Deputy Editor Niall Donald about the fall of the bomb squad and the ramifications of his demise further up the Kinahan food chain.

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