David “Dathaí” Douglas died on July 1, 2016.
He was an Irish zookeeper turned criminal.
In the year 1983, Douglas received a twelve-year sentence at the Special Criminal Court for shooting with intent to kill a Garda during an armed robbery.
David Douglas had been a member of the Provisional IRA.
Allegedly, David was kicked out of the IRA because of his involvement with illegal drugs.
During 2008, Douglas was stopped in a taxi with three other men near Pearse Street – Gardaí recovered a black holdall containing 8kg of cocaine.
Reports were that telephone records from the previous three months linked the men.
Apparently, these drugs were trafficked by the Kinahan cartel.
However, during December 2011 Douglas was sentenced to ten years, with five suspended.
Douglas had links to the Hutch gang, as well as George Mitchell and a gang in Finglas.
He died due to been shot.
David Douglas passed away in 2016.