Crime World

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Crime World with Nicola Tallant is a weekly podcast about criminals, drugs and the sins of the underworld.

  • 54 minutes 38 seconds
    Episode 572: Europe’s most dangerous criminal gangs

    Europe is in the grip of 821 serious organised crime groups with 25,000 members who between them carve up the most dangerous drug dealing, people trafficking and fraud operations on the continent.


    A new Europol report delves into the make up of the groups and the threat they pose to society through corruption, violence and money laundering.


    Nicola talks to Eamon Dillon and Niall Donald about Europe and its gangs.


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    17 May 2024, 5:00 am
  • 17 minutes 53 seconds
    Episode 571: Criminal Dean Thornton releases rap song about Drogheda feud

    A Drogheda feud member, convicted of a brutal abduction and torture, has launched his rap career with a highly produced music video about crime and carnage on the streets of his home town.


    Criminal Dean Thornton is hoping to find fame with his song about feuding, guns and gangster culture.


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    16 May 2024, 5:00 am
  • 18 minutes 27 seconds
    Episode 570: Was gangland gun victim Josh Itseli killed by accident?

    Gangland gun victim Josh Itseli may have been killed by accident when members of his own gang rented a high powered weapon to threaten rivals.


    Gardai believe that the 20 year old may have been shot after the car in which he was travelling in was rammed and the semi automatic AR15 fired.


    Nicola talks to Niall Donald about the killing and the crack cocaine epidemic fuelling rivalry’s between young men.




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    15 May 2024, 5:00 am
  • 15 minutes 7 seconds
    Episode 569: Dublin's new portal to New York stirs up chaos

    A portal on Dublin’s Talbot Street linked to a Snazzy Manhattan district, secrets of Las Vegas staying in Sin City and a particularly Irish sense of humour that turned the US off.


    Nicola talks to Niall Donald about Dublin and a chance of stardom..


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    14 May 2024, 5:55 pm
  • 20 minutes 30 seconds
    Episode 568: Three Irish men accused of breaking into 60 homes in Melbourne

    Three Irish men have appeared in court charged with allegedly stealing €1million worth of cash and jewellery during a burglary spree in Australia.


    The men - named as Christie and Michael McDonagh and James Connors - are accused of breaking into 60 homes in Melbourne in a ‘sophisticated’ criminal operation.


    Niall speaks to Eamon Dillon about how Irish burglary gangs operate and how they are working across borders.


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    14 May 2024, 1:58 pm
  • 18 minutes 31 seconds
    Episode 567: The dark and sinister life of Jonathan Creswell

    He was the woman-beater and killer who hid in plain sight behind his role as a horse trainer and showjumping star.


    Jonathan Creswell was found dead last month just one day into his trial for the murder and rape of Katie Simpson.


    Niall talks to the Sunday World reporter Steven Moore about the dark and sinister life of Jonathan Creswell.


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    13 May 2024, 5:00 am
  • 20 minutes 56 seconds
    Episode 566: The complex web of underworld figures who wanted Robbie Lawlor dead

    An Irishman has been arrested in Liverpool and flown to Belfast where he is being questioned in connection with the murder of Robbie Lawlor.


    One of the most dangerous and feared criminals in Irish history, Lawlor was gunned down in Belfast in 2020.


    Niall talks to Irish Independent crime correspondent Ken Foy about the complex web of underworld figures who wanted Lawlor dead.


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    11 May 2024, 5:00 am
  • 22 minutes 17 seconds
    Episode 565: Suspected Eddie Hutch gunman Trevor Byrne faces security risk during hospital visit

    Suspected hitman Trevor Byrne had to be protected in hospital recently after he was taken for treatment from prison where he is serving a 17 and a half year sentence for firearms offences.


    The 43 year old who Gardai believe was involved in the murder of The Monk’s brother Eddie Hutch was deemed a security risk should any of his rivals try to target him as he recovered.


    Nicola speaks with Niall Donald about Byrne and his chaotic life as a suspected hitman for hire.


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    10 May 2024, 5:00 am
  • 34 minutes 52 seconds
    Episode 564: Robert ‘Roo’ Redmond - The making of a hitman

    Gangland killer Robert ‘Roo’ Redmond has admitted his role in the murder of father of one Jordan Davis who was shot dead by hitman Wayne Cooney while pushing his four month old son in a pram.


    Redmond who is already serving a life sentence for the murder of father of eight Barry Wolverson pleaded guilty to conspiring to murder Davis who he said owed him money.


    So who is Redmond and how did he become such a dangerous criminal.


    Nicola speaks with Niall Donald about the making of a hitman and the tragic family circumstances that lie at the heart of his story.


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    9 May 2024, 5:00 am
  • 15 minutes 53 seconds
    Episode 563: Andy Cash - The triple murder that devastated a family and a community

    Andy Cash was told "no amount of time in jail" will justify his actions as he was given three life sentences for the brutal murder of his three siblings in Tallaght 2022.


    The Central Criminal Court heard harrowing details about how Cash inflicted hundreds of knife wounds on his sister Lisa and 8-year-old twins Christy and Chelsea.


    Cash's mother spoke about how her family are living with pain every second of every day since".


    Niall speaks to Eamon Dillon about the triple murder that devastated a family and a community.



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    8 May 2024, 5:00 am
  • 15 minutes 14 seconds
    Episode 562: Murder on the streets of Dublin - The first gangland gun victim of 2024

    A 20-year-old man has become the first gangland gun victim of 2024 after he was brutally murdered in Drimnagh on Monday.


    Josh Itseli was shot with an AR 15 semi-automatic rifle after the car he was in was ambushed and rammed by rival gang members


    At the time of his death, Itseli was facing crack cocaine charge and gardai believe the murder was linked to the drugs trade.


    Niall speaks to Eamon Dillon about the savage murder on the streets of the south inner city.


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    7 May 2024, 6:11 pm
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