Crime World

Crime World, with Nicola Tallant, is a weekly Iri…

00:25:36 2022-05-23
When the Criminal Assets Bureau was set up in 1996 after the brutal murder of journalist Veronica Guerin, Thomas 'Bomber' Kavanagh was its first target. A known drug dealer and with a string of convictions, Bomber was then running a lucrative business a...
00:29:41 2022-05-20
Emer O'Loughlin (23) had her whole life ahead of her when she was brutally murdered in a mobile home in Galway in 2005. She had just finished a year-long trip across the world with her boyfriend Shane and they were living in caravan site while they save...
00:35:48 2022-05-18
Keeping the peace inside Ireland's prison system has never been easy - but the fall of the Kinahan cartel has made life behind bars more dangerous than ever. According to prison officials, there are currently a total of 166 inmates from 14 separate crimi...
00:36:32 2022-05-16
In 2010, Spanish police announced that they had dismantled the Irish Mafia by shutting down the Kinahan Organised Crime Group. Headed by Christopher Kinahan Snr and managed by his sons Daniel and Christopher Jnr the so-called ‘Cartel’ was estimated t...
00:31:53 2022-05-13
Two gangsters have been convicted in the first murder plot trial involving EncroChat phones, a system described in court as ‘an Amazon for organised criminals’. Despite no DNA evidence, no fingerprints and no weapon, the court found that Paul Fontain...
00:34:48 2022-05-11
One month since US sanctions were levelled against the Kinahan Cartel and as the dust settles on the dramatic announcements, what exactly has changed for those named and shamed as targets? What exactly does it even mean to be sanctioned and who else is o...
00:43:53 2022-05-09
FOR decades, the Troubles in Northern Ireland set the news agenda, engulfed the resources of crime fighting and left thousands of families traumatised. But there were other murders too, many of which journalist Allison Morris believes didn’t get the fu...
00:23:48 2022-05-06
A Lithuanian gang who flew unwitting slaves into Ireland to sell heroin and then starved and beat them sounds like the plot from a TV crime drama – but that’s exactly what happened over the course of 15 years until Gardai, the PSNI and their Eastern E...
00:46:31 2022-05-04
For years flash Johnny Morrissey has been splashing his cash on the Costa del Crime, where his luxury villa is a monument to the Roman Emperor Nero. Larger than life, Morrissey thought he was untouchable - but now that he has been named as the Kinahan ma...
00:55:36 2022-05-03
They are the wives and girlfriends of the first family of crime who have lived a lavish lifestyle built on the Kinahan’s billion-dollar drug business. So, what next for the WAGS of gangland, as the carefully-constructed money machine behind the Kinahan...
00:51:14 2022-05-18
He is the Scottish politician who says football is contaminated with drug money and that the tentacles of the Kinahan organisation run deep into the heart of the Glasgow underworld. And Russell Findlay knows more than the regular politician about such is...
00:42:19 2022-05-18
He was Crime World’s first guest, when the former Scotland Yard detective told us about two gangland murders, a missing fugitive and his quest to find the elusive Kevin Parle. Now, Peter Bleksley reveals the details of his ongoing hunt for Parle and ho...
00:48:02 2022-05-18
The 'Dead Zoo' is the name the famous Dublin ‘wits’ came up with for the Natural History Museum in the capital. The quirky Victorian-era institution is packed with stuffed exotic animals from around the world – a moose, a hippo, a giraffe, a rhinoc...
00:46:54 2022-05-18
THE American government has KO’d the Kinahan Cartel with a raft of sanctions that have caused chaos for the mob. But when did the name Kinahan start coming on the radar in the United States and was it the mob's brazen move into top-end boxing that seal...
00:45:00 2022-04-21
A week after U.S. sanctions were levelled at the Kinahan mafia an incredible fallout continues, as many run for cover and deny relationships with the top tier. But at the heart of the countless stories and headlines about the Kinahan Organised Crime Grou...
00:40:25 2022-04-19
He is an evil and sadistic killer who lured his vulnerable victim into a dark world of BDSM and then murdered her as part of his ultimate sexual fantasy. Killer Graham Dwyer is just about the last convict anyone would like to see freed on a legal technic...
01:14:10 2022-04-16
AS a child Jason Wilson thought he had a regular dad, but by the time he was a teenager his 'Old Man' was well on the way to becoming one of the UK’s most wanted criminals. From his beginnings as a successful businessman, Tony Shipley, who later change...
00:36:39 2022-04-13
The antics of Daniel Kinahan and his insistence that he is an innocent boxing promoter wrongly accused of involvement in organised crime spectacularly backfired this week. In an extraordinary conference in Dublin, the Kinahan mob were sanctioned just lik...
00:31:03 2022-04-12
The murder of drug dealer James Whelan in Dublin marks the start of what gardai fear will be a long-running and murderous feud between two factions of what was once one gang. The intricacies of the fallout between the mob boss known as 'Mr Flashy' and hi...
00:29:38 2022-04-09
I’m in Knightsbridge outside the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, the epitome of London style and wealth, but I’m not here for oysters and champagne. Instead, I’m on a mission to walk the streets and the neighbourhoods of Belgravia and Chelsea, where the R...
00:36:04 2022-04-07
He is the former businessman whose reputation lies in tatters after the High Court heard he was given €4.5 million by crime bosses Daniel Kinahan and Thomas 'Bomber' Kavanagh to wash through his property empire. The court heard this week that Jim Mansf...
00:39:19 2022-04-05
It was an horrific crime that many vowed would never happen again. When Baby 'P' or 17-month-old Peter Connelly died having sustained 50 horrifying injuries at the hands of his mother, Tracey Connelly, her lover Stephen Barker and his brother Jason Owen a...
00:36:49 2022-04-02
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 ...
00:39:29 2022-03-31
His name still strikes fear across Ireland - a hunter who stalked his prey in the heart of the area known as the vanishing triangle. But where is Larry Murphy now and why is he a suspect in the murder of teenager Deirdre Jacob and the mystery disappearan...
00:52:53 2022-03-29
His name still strikes fear across Ireland - a hunter who stalked his prey in the heart of the area known as the vanishing triangle. But where is Larry Murphy now and why is he a suspect in the murder of teenager Deirdre Jacob and the mystery disappearan...
00:29:10 2022-03-26
His name still strikes fear across Ireland - a hunter who stalked his prey in the heart of the area known as the vanishing triangle. But where is Larry Murphy now and why is he a suspect in the murder of teenager Deirdre Jacob and the mystery disappearan...
00:22:20 2022-03-24
Anne Marie Pezzillo was a regular visitor to the Sunday World offices during her days living homeless on the streets of Dublin and suffering from addiction issues. Each time she spoke with journalist Niall Donald she promised him ‘the big one’ - but ...
00:31:50 2022-03-22
It’s one of the great success stories in Ireland’s fight against crime -and now a new documentary will bring viewers behind the scenes at the Criminal Assets Bureau. From the birth of the Bureau in 1996 and its first cases to its modern-day targets. ...
00:43:32 2022-03-19
It was an extraordinary series of events. A high-ranking Sinn Fein official is outed as an informer in the employ of M15 and the Special Branch of the PSNI. On the steps of Stormont, Denis Donaldson admits his role as a spy within the Republican ranks ...
00:47:42 2022-03-17
A haunting border crossing from Ukraine. People just like us leaving behind everything they know and everyone they love. And an unpredictable dictator with his finger on the nuclear button. So what is it like to stand and witness this brutal history in t...
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