Saturday September 19, 2020

Expose on Gilligan’s drugs business

Jailed criminal John Gilligan is back running a lucrative drugs business, and has managed to accumulate a big property portfolio, according to a TV documentary to be broadcast tomorrow night.

10th June, 2006

RTE’s Prime Time Investigates says Gilligan organised the investments while he was awaiting trial for the murder of journalist Veronica Guerin. Gilligan was acquitted- in spite of reservations expressed by the trial judges- but he was convicted of running a drugs empire.

The programme is set to reveal Gilligan as the beneficial owner of 13 properties, most of them located in the Spanish resort of Alicante. In addition, the documentary alleges the drug...

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