Crime World

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

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Episode 161: The dramatic new evidence that halted the murder trial of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch

The trial of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch for the murder of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel has been put back for a few weeks after dramatic developments in the Special Criminal Court. Hutch stepped into the dock hours after the court heard his neighbour and lifelong family friend Jonathan Dowdall had turned State witness against him...



Episode 160: The day I came face to face with a killer

Trainee journalists often have to find their feet in a dog-eat-dog world, where you are only as good as your last byline. And many of those who have been landed onto the crime beat have literally had to learn on their feet in the most bizarre circumstances. Sunday World features and motoring editor Daragh Keany is nowadays more at home in a top-of-the-range Mercedes or flying first class to an exotic destination - but it wasn’t always like that...



Episode 159: The arrest of Gerard Mackin and the secret Kinahan Cartel ledgers

The Kinahan organisation has been financially pulverised after a raid on properties connected to money launderer Johnny Morrissey uncovered what police believe to be the mob’s internal accounts, including pay roll, lists of assets and names of debtors and creditors. A number of charities based around Marbella are now suspected of being part of the Kinahan money laundering machine, along with a string of nightclubs, bars and restaurants...



Episode 158: The arrest of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch inside Wheatfield Prison

A wider investigation into how the State believe Gerry ‘The Monk’ Hutch directed a criminal gang and corrupted a retired police officer is on-going outside the Regency Hotel trial, which is due to get underway next week. Hutch was arrested at Wheatfield Prison on Wednesday and quizzed about his links to the former Garda officer, along with his involvement in running a criminal network suspected of being responsible for a flood of drugs and weapons...



Episode 157: How Jonathan Dowdall ended up in the dock for one of the most notorious crimes in gangland history

Former Sinn Fein Councillor Jonathan Dowdall and his father Patrick have pleaded guilty today to their roles in the Regency Hotel shooting of David Byrne. The pleas come days before Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch goes on trial for murder in the Special Criminal Court in a trial expected to last a number of months...



Episode 156: The drug den murder of tragic Tony Demspey

Murder victim Tony Dempsey’s end is as grim as a society could ever imagine. For 10 days his body lay decomposing in a Dublin flat while drug users came and went and neighbours complained about the smell. Gardai believe the 28-year-old was killed by someone he knew and was left to rot in a city centre drug den where addicts came for their fix and to shoot up...



Episode 155: How cocaine is changing the face of rural Ireland

The Ploughing Championships are an annual highlight in the calendar for those living in rural Ireland who work the land and who don their wellies for the biggest outdoor get-together in Europe. This week, Crime World travelled to the event to discuss one of the biggest issues for communities all over the country – how cocaine use is changing the face of rural Ireland...



Episode 154: Fear on the streets as Ireland's most notorious rapist Simon McGinley is freed from jail

He is Ireland’s most notorious rapist whose first attack sparked the controversial 'C Case' which saw the State pitched against the parents of his 13-year-old victim, who the courts ruled could travel to the UK for an abortion such was the suicide risk. Brute Simon McGinley went on to carry out another horrendous sexual assault on an elderly woman in her own home and has spent the past two decades in prison...



Episode 153: The life and crimes of Belfast's most notorious gangster 'Maxi' McAlorum

BANK robber and drug dealer Kevin 'Maxi' McAlorum had to dodge plenty of enemies during his long criminal career as Belfast’s most-notorious gangster. But in the end it was illness that got him, and he was laid to rest in true gangland style in a horse-drawn hearse pulled by plumed Friesian stallions...



Episode 152: The last living boss of the old-school Russian mob in America

HE is New York’s most notorious Russian mobster, who made and lost a fortune from heroin trafficking, tax fraud and diamond smuggling. A gulag survivor hardened by the harsh punishments of the Soviet Union, Boris Biba Nayfeld became a gang enforcer and later a mob boss suspected of murder, torture and doing business with the Mafia’s infamous 'Five Families'...