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The Irish Mafia : The Oldest Gang In USA Crime Documentary, Published on Dec 30, 2014 The Irish Mob is the oldest organized crime group in the United States, in existence since the early 19th century. Originating in Irish American street gangs of the 19th century—depicted in Herbert Asbury's 1928 book The Gangs of New York—the Irish Mob has appeared in most major American cities, including Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Chicago, Twin Cities, and New Orleans. Outside of Ireland itself…

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The K&A Gang (currently known as the Northeast Philly Irish Mob) is a predominantly Irish American criminal network based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The K&A Gang was started following World War II and controlled the city's Irish-American criminal underworld for much of the late 20th Century. The group was mainly a burglary ring for much of its early history, but shifted into loansharking. gambling, and ultimately drug trafficking in its later existence. The name "K&A" is derived from…

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The Most Infamous Irish Mobsters of All Time

mickey spillane/ Spillane was said to be involved in the so-called "snatch" racket - kidnapping big businessmen in the area and then demanding ransom from other mob groups. Mickey Spillane was murdered in May of 1977

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BILL LOVETT, AMERICAN IRISH MOB.

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Amazon.com: The Westies: Inside New York's Irish Mob eBook: T. J. English: Kindle Store

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The Irish mob is primarily made up of leprechauns, relatives of the fae in the Courts. The criminal organization laundries money, smuggle goods, and operates an underground glimmer trade. While there are no Seelie or Unseelie leprechauns, they do have their preferences. The Irish Mob works in Ireland and New York. In New York they battle the vampiric Mafia for territory and customer bases. Legally they own all sorts of taverns and bars, for humans and magical beings alike.

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Paddy Whacked: The Untold Story of the Irish American Gangster by T.J. English. Great read. If you loved the movie "The Departed," you'll love the last few chapters in this book about Whitey Bulger.

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Al Capone And the St. Valentine's Day Massacre

14 February 1929, St Valentine’s Day Massacre

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Owney Madden, left, suspected but unconvicted racketeering boss, is escorted by detective Thomas Horan shortly after Madden was ordered on February 13, 1932, to report to Sing Sing as a possible parole violator. He was en route to the Tombs Prison in New York pending a hearing two days later.

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