From Grand Theft Wiki
Revision as of 19:53, 26 May 2010 by Nik0la1 (talk)
Jump to: navigation, search
Irish American Killers
Games: GTA IV
The Lost and Damned
The Ballad of Gay Tony
GTA Chinatown Wars
Locations: Steinway, Liberty City
Meadows Park, Liberty City
East Island City, Liberty City
Leader: Gerry McReary (incarcerated)
Packie McReary
Type: Irish American crime syndicate
Enemies: Ancelotti Family
Affiliations: Pegorino Family
Elizabeta Torres
Niko Bellic
Colors: Green and black
Vehicles: Oracle
Weapons: Pistol
Businesses: Extortion
Armed robbery
Drug dealing
Fronts: Steinway Beer Garden
Lucky Winkles
Members: Derrick McReary (†)
Bucky Sligo (formerly) †
Aiden O'Malley (formerly) †
Gerald McReary
Patrick McReary
Michael Keane
Gordon Sargent
Niko Bellic (hired gun)
Member of the Irish American Killers.

The Irish Mafia are a criminal organization based throughout Liberty City in the GTA IV Era, headed by the McReary family. They operate in Dukes and formerly the West Side in Purgatory, Algonquin.

The Irish American Killers used to be a powerful force in Liberty City, but its influence has diminished greatly as of late. The gang as well control West Side Purgatory in Algonquin, as well as most of Broker, but the expansion of the Italian Mafia and Russian Bratva encroached on their empire. Also, most of the gang members have a tendency to spend their money on drugs, alcohol, and women rather than saving it and using it to expand the family's interests. As a result, the gang consists of mostly hired guns.

Gerry has been in and out of prison over the years, significantly damaging any stability the gang hoped to maintain. With Gerry back in prison, the leadership has fallen mostly on Patrick McReary ("Packie"), the youngest of the family. Under Packie's control, the gang has been reduced to hired mercenaries for the Pegorino Family, working for the incompetent Ray Boccino, or dealing drugs for the Torres Cartel. Other members include a former provisional IRA member named Derrick McReary, the eldest brother, who has been crippled by heroin addiction. He was in charge of the gang but quickly relinquished control to Gerry, and has since alienated former members Bucky Sligo and Aiden O'Malley by allegedly giving them up to the Liberty City Police Department.

Currently, the gang is involved in armed robbery, extortion, kidnapping, murder, drug dealing, and vehicle hijacking. Other members include Michael Keane and Gordon Sargent. The gang is also discredited by the fact that one of the McReary brothers, Francis, is ambitiously pursuing the job of Commissioner of Police. Such a connection is greatly damaging to the reputation of both parties, and are a very strong and powerful mob.

Niko Bellic also works as a hired gun for the Irish. He was introduced to Packie through a mutual friend, drug kingpin Elizabeta Torres.

In the Drug Dealing minigame in GTA Chinatown Wars, they sell Acid and buy Ecstacy through their drug dealers around Steinway. Members can be seen driving green and red roofed Bobcats and Burritos (which also have ladders). They also carry Uzis.

== Trivia ==

* The Pegorino Crime Family uses the Irish Mafia as extra muscle but the Pegorino's are never seen with the Irish.

* The Irish Mafia own the two Irish pubs in Liberty City; Steinway Beer Garden and Lucky Winkles.

* The family could be easily taken down by the police but Francis McReary, a high ranked police officer who is the brother of the leader of the organisation asked the police to not arrest them. Nevertheless, Gerry will be arrested and send to jail, but Packie continue to lead the gang.

* Some of its members are used in One for All, Cops n Crooks.

* The gang's most favorite radio stations are Liberty Rock Radio 97.8 and Liberty City Hardcore.