Nicola

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.

Ep 746: The Life and Death of Larry Dunne

Nicola Tallant profiles Ireland's first drug baron.

Ep 737: Daniel Kinahan Now A Leading Player In Global Boxing

Kieran Cunningham and Nicola Tallant join Eamon to discuss Daniel Kinahan's rise to the top of the professional boxing scene.

Ep 712: Crime in a Time of Covid-19

Nicola Tallant talks to Eamon.

Ep 681: Covid-19 Lockdown Causes Dramatic Increase In Domestic Violence

Nicola Tallant talks to Eamon about some hidden dangers of the coronavirus pandemic, and the slump in the market for recreational drugs.

Ep 651: CAB Takes the War on Drugs to Rural Ireland

Nicola Tallant talks to Eamon about a massive raid in West Cork, and surveys the changing underworld of the Costa Del Sol.

Ep 611: The drug-crime crisis – brazen killers, under resourced Gardaí, and a new cartel in Dublin

Nicola Tallant, investigations editor at the Sunday World, talks to Eamon.

Ep 606: Murder of 17-year-old Keane Mulready-Woods Crosses a Line

Nicola Tallant talks to Eamon about this 'brutal, savage, depraved' murder, a new low in drug related criminality.

Ep 590: Cartels Under Pressure; Can the Lunney case be cracked?

Nicola Tallant, investigations editor at the Sunday World, talks to Eamon.

Ep 573: Live Fast Die Young

Nicola Tallant talks to Eamon about the latest gangland deaths.

Ep 568: Suspects questioned over Kenny Lunney assault.

And another savage gangland assassination. Nicola Tallant talks to Eamon.

Ep 557: Dublin Jimmy – The Ugly face of border anarchy

Nicola Tallant joins Eamon to discuss the fallout from the attack on QIH executive Kevin Lunney, and the death of Cyril McGuinness.

Ep 552: The torture of Kevin Lunney: are border criminals above the law?

Nicola Tallant on the case that shocked the nation.

Ep 532: Protection at a price – how taxpayers' money ended up in criminal hands

Nicola Tallant, investigations editor with the Sunday World, tells Eamon about the protection racket scandal engulfing Dublin City Council.

Ep 527: Crime Profile – George 'The Penguin' Mitchell

Nicola Tallant tells Eamon about one of Ireland's shrewdest and most enduring criminals.

Ep 491: The Downfall of 'Bomber' Kavanagh and death in Drogheda

Nicola Tallant talks to Eamon about the latest events in Ireland's drug-fuelled gangland feuds.

Ep 462: Is time up for the Kinahan Cartel?

Nicola Tallant on this week's setback for gangland's deadliest mob.

Ep 446: Cocaine - in a pub or restaurant near you

Nicola Tallant tells Eamon that 80% of public places tested positive for 'coke' in a Sunday World Investigation.

Ep 436: Ireland's Cocaine Epidemic – Who makes the money, and how much?

Nicola Tallant, investigations editor with the Sunday World, reports on Ireland's cocaine consumption.

Ep 427: Another gangland killing

Nicola Tallant reports.

Ep 424: The Gucci Gang's demise

Nicola Tallant on the violent death of the Instagram gangsters.

Ep 415: Is Kerry about to give up its darkest secret?

Eamon is joined by Nicola Tallant as the hunt narrows for the killer of 'Baby John' in the infamous Kerry Babies case.

Ep 406: Growing fears about the Drogheda gangland feud.

Nicola Tallant talks to Eamon about Drogheda and the latest in the Hutch/Kinahan feud.

Ep 403: Nicola Tallant talks to Eamon about the trial of Patrick Quirke.

Found guilty of the murder of Bobby Ryan, Patrick Quirke began his life sentence this week. Nicola Tallant talks to Eamon.

Ep 394: The New IRA, who are they and what happens next?

Nicola Tallant, Investigations Editor of the Sunday World, talks to Eamon.

Ep 350: Regency trial collapses

Eamon is joined by Investigations Editor of the Sunday World, Nicola Tallant, to discuss collapse of the trial on Wednesday of Patrick Hutch for the Regency Hotel murder of David Byrne.

Ep 334: The Regency attack - 3 years on

Eamon is joined by Nicola Tallant, Investigations Editor of the Sunday World, three years to the day after the Regency hotel attack which Dublin gangland's most dangerous feud.

Ep 325: No sign of peace in drug related killings

Eamon is joined by Nicola Tallant, Investigations Editor with the Sunday World, for the latest on Dublin's gangland, and how the cocaine trade is driving crime across the nation.

Ep 301: CAB hits its targets

Nicola Tallant, Investigations Editor of the Sunday World, joins Eamon to discuss the work of the Criminal Assets Bureau, what it does, who it goes after, and how.

Ep 279: Hitmen for hire

Nicola Tallant of the Sunday World joins Eamon to discuss hitmen for hire in Dublin's gangland, and how feuds exist in the online world too.

Ep 271: Nicola Tallant

The latest from Dublin's gangland, plus the murder of Paul Wells by Kenneth O'Brien with Nicola Tallant of the Sunday World.

Ep 260: Femmes Fatales

Nicola Tallant, Investigations Editor with the Sunday World, joins Eamon to discuss some of the most high profile crimes in Irish history committed by women.

Ep 256: Justice for Duck Egg

Nicola Tallant, Investigations Editor with the Sunday World, joins Eamon to discuss the latest from Dublin's gangland.

Ep 230: CAB's crusade against the Kinahan cartel

Eamon is joined by Nicola Tallant, investigations editor of the Sunday World, to discuss how the Criminal Assets Bureau are targetting the Kinahan crime gang, and round up the latest from the Dublin underworld.

Ep 219: Fat Freddie gets life

Eamon is joined by Nicola Tallant, investigations editor of the Sunday World, to discuss the conviction of 'Fat Freddie Thompson', and the latest from the Dublin gangland situation.

Ep 184: Gary Hutch killer convicted

Eamon is joined by Investigations Editor of the Sunday World, Nicola Tallant, to discuss the conviction in Spain of James Quinn for the murder of Gary Hutch. Plus the recent Bray shooting, Pete Taylor's connection to it, and more.

Ep 161: Nicola Tallant on a new generation of Limerick gangs

Eamon is joined in studio by Nicola Tallant to discuss the new generation of criminal gangs in Limerick who threaten the success of the regeneration project in the city.

Ep 122: The Dapper Don is finished

Nicola Tallant, Investigations Editor with the Sunday World, with the latest on the Hutch - Kinahan feud, more murders, their middle-eastern difficulties, and more.

Ep 107: Katy French – Death and drugs, then and now

Its 10 years since model Katy French fell victim to cocaine and the Celtic Tiger party. Eamon is joined by Investigations Editor with the Sunday World, Nicola Tallant, to discuss what a grip the drug had on society back then, how it has made millions for the drug gangs, and where we are today as the deadly feud between the Hutch & Kinahan continues.

Ep 76: Nicola Tallant on the Brutal Murder of a Mother of Six

On August 16, Antoinette Corbally was machine gunned down outside the Ballymun house where she was staying. Nicola Tallant, investigations editor at the Sunday World, joins Eamon to talk about this crime and the latest in the Kinahan-Hutch Feud.

Ep 37: Nicola Tallant, Sunday World Investigations Editor, on the Kinahan-Hutch Feud

Sunday World Investigations Editor, Nicola Tallant, joins Eamon to talk about working as a crime reporter during the deadliest criminal feud in Irish history.