The Court of Criminal Appeal in Dublin adjourned an application by convicted drug dealer John Gilligan. Three years ago the Special Criminal Court acquitted Gilligan of the charge of murdering journalist Veronica Guerin but sentenced him to 28 years imprisonment for drug dealing. It is the longest sentence ever handed down by an Irish courtRead more..
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A sampling of the latest Irish books. ℘℘℘ RECOMMENDED “The reason I wanted to be a Gopher was simple: them gangsters never had to work for a living.” This is famed New York gangster Owney Madden, speaking in the crackling voice which runs throughout Michael Walsh’s gritty new novel And All the Saints. Madden roseRead more..