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LIFE INSIDE AN IRISH BROTHEL

Second of two articles. This one purports to tell some of the inside story of the T.J.Carroll case. This man with his wife and daughter managed a chain of 48 brothels inside Ireland from Catlemartin in Wales.

A PIMP’S FAMILY BUSINESS

First of the two articles by Conor Lally on the T.J. Carroll case. Profits used to buy properties in a variety of countries. Alleged that the next intention was to open a chain in South Africa for the World Cup.

DOZENS ARRESTED IN ANTI-MAFIA RAIDS

All this election stuff has kidnapped the UK crime reporters. Fortunately, the Irish Times remains focussed. Italian police are breaking up an attempt by the Sicilian Mafia allied with the Neopolitan Camorra to take control of the fruit and vegetable trade in the South of Italy. We may find out more once the UK press remembers its supposed to be about NEWS, not hanging around minor celebrities.

IS THAT A CANDLE? OR A CONSIGNMENT OF SMUGGLED COCAINE?

EMCDDA report says cocaine being mixed with plastic and moulded into consumer products then re-extracted in “secondary extraction laboratories” once across the chosen border. Spain the present centre for the process.

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