Ep 1270: Drug Cartels Cynically Groom The Young And Marginalised

Nicola Tallant talks to Eamon about winning the Best Podcast of the Year in the Digital Media Awards 2021 with members of The Stand Team for The Witness: In His Own Words. The podcast is the story of Joey O'Callaghan who was the youngest person in Ireland to enter the Witness Protection Programme when he gave evidence against Brian Kenny and Thoman Hinchon. Nicola talks about the impact the podcast has had on Joey and others and how drug gangs continue to groom vulnerable children as Joey once was by murderer, Brian Kenny.

Published: 11/22/2021

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Nicola Tallant

Nicola Tallant is a three time winner of Crime Journalist of the Year in Ireland and currently holds the title. She is Investigations Editor of the Sunday World newspaper and specialises in organised crime.