Ganging up on the Kinahans

Good intelligence and lucky breaks are what’s turning the tide against the crime cartel

12th February, 2017
Christy Kinahan, the head of the Kinahan crime cartel Picture: Padraig O’Reilly

Last Wednesday’s discovery of a loaded gun and a canister of petrol in two cars parked up at Dublin’s North Strand area was fortuitous. Gardaí on the beat made the discovery, officers on the lookout for any sign of the next murderous attack by the Kinahan cartel.

Doubtless, gardaí have saved someone’s life with the discovery. The likelihood is that one of the cars would have been used by the...

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