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#Clampdown

# clampdown - Friday 2 October, 2020

Government ‘accepts’ recommendations to clamp down on household visits
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Government ‘accepts’ recommendations to clamp down on household visits

Oct 2nd 2020, 7:53 PM 52,008 Views 28 Comments

The National Public Health Emergency Team said people should continue to meet socially in other settings, but only with those from one other house.

# clampdown - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Dublin City Council made almost €100,000 from impounding hundreds of cars this year
# Clamped
# Clamped

Dublin City Council made almost €100,000 from impounding hundreds of cars this year

Dec 22nd 2018, 10:00 PM 17,694 Views 39 Comments

More than 800 cars were impounded by the council during the first nine months of the year.

# clampdown - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Facebook has started giving Irish users tips to spot fake news
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

Facebook has started giving Irish users tips to spot fake news

Apr 12th 2018, 1:43 PM 12,623 Views 63 Comments

Facebook says that improving news literacy is a priority.

# clampdown - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Unaccompanied learner drivers were involved in 35 fatal car crashes in past four years
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

Unaccompanied learner drivers were involved in 35 fatal car crashes in past four years

Mar 8th 2018, 8:37 PM 23,822 Views 89 Comments

While 9% of drivers on the road are learners, only 5.8% of fatal crashes involved learner drivers.

# clampdown - Monday 5 February, 2018

'Under pressure' to attend meetings, Kelly says he borrowed bolt cutters from gym to remove clamp
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

'Under pressure' to attend meetings, Kelly says he borrowed bolt cutters from gym to remove clamp

Feb 5th 2018, 6:08 PM 22,158 Views 154 Comments

The Northern policing spokesman has since paid the clamping fine.

# clampdown - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Sinn Féin's Northern policing spokesman filmed removing clamp from car with bolt cutters
# Gerry Kelly
# Gerry Kelly

Sinn Féin's Northern policing spokesman filmed removing clamp from car with bolt cutters

Feb 4th 2018, 8:47 AM 32,161 Views 179 Comments

Gerry Kelly found his car clamped on a Belfast street on Friday morning.

# clampdown - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Parking complaints: Driver refunded after claiming clampers took photo of wrong street sign
# Clamping Down
# Clamping Down

Parking complaints: Driver refunded after claiming clampers took photo of wrong street sign

Dec 13th 2017, 6:05 AM 39,288 Views 41 Comments

Another driver said that the wrong car was de-clamped after they paid the de-clamp fee.

# clampdown - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Cars seized on drivers seven times over drink driving limit and with no licence
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

Cars seized on drivers seven times over drink driving limit and with no licence

Oct 26th 2017, 10:31 PM 27,186 Views 32 Comments

Gardaí have seized cars of motorists caught drunk and with drugs in their system.

# clampdown - Friday 22 September, 2017

Uber has lost its licence to operate in London after black cab protests
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

Uber has lost its licence to operate in London after black cab protests

Sep 22nd 2017, 1:17 PM 17,496 Views 72 Comments

Uber said it will fight the decision in the courts.

# clampdown - Monday 31 July, 2017

Roscommon GAA fans who were wrongly clamped at train station to receive full refund
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

Roscommon GAA fans who were wrongly clamped at train station to receive full refund

Jul 31st 2017, 4:09 PM 45,797 Views 36 Comments

Five cars were wrongly clamped over the weekend.

# clampdown - Saturday 24 June, 2017

New Bill seeks to limit Airbnb rentals to six weeks per year
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

New Bill seeks to limit Airbnb rentals to six weeks per year

Jun 24th 2017, 6:20 AM 14,968 Views 41 Comments

Senator Kevin Humphrey says short term rental platforms should have to register their properties.

# clampdown - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Facebook launches fake news clampdown
# Gonna Love It
# Gonna Love It

Facebook launches fake news clampdown

Apr 13th 2017, 9:00 AM 11,095 Views 67 Comments

The social network will use new measures to tackle spam, misinformation and deceptive content.

# clampdown - Monday 20 February, 2017

Gardaí launch 'Operation Enable' to catch drivers using fake disabled parking permits
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

Gardaí launch 'Operation Enable' to catch drivers using fake disabled parking permits

Feb 20th 2017, 6:20 AM 24,527 Views 88 Comments

Drivers can face fines of up to €2,000 for parking in these bays.

# clampdown - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Seven drink drivers arrested in one district over 24 hours
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

Seven drink drivers arrested in one district over 24 hours

Feb 12th 2017, 11:16 AM 41,687 Views 44 Comments

The drivers were caught in the Kildare area in just one day.

# clampdown - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Dublin City Council hopes to have rickshaws banned this year
# On Yer Bike
# On Yer Bike

Dublin City Council hopes to have rickshaws banned this year

Jan 12th 2017, 12:01 AM 32,782 Views 53 Comments

As things stand, gardaí can only treat the operators like they would any other cyclists.

# clampdown - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Revenge porn perpetrators to be jailed under new laws
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

Revenge porn perpetrators to be jailed under new laws

Dec 31st 2016, 10:25 AM 16,682 Views 73 Comments

Women’s Aid said in some cases ex-partners have advertised their partners on escort sites without their consent or knowledge.

# clampdown - Sunday 12 June, 2016

'I'm late, I'm late': Gardaí catch car speeding at 121 kph in 50 kilometre zone
# Warning
# Warning

'I'm late, I'm late': Gardaí catch car speeding at 121 kph in 50 kilometre zone

Jun 12th 2016, 7:56 PM 55,607 Views 59 Comments

Officers are warning drivers to slow down.

# clampdown - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Hikes in prices, menthols to be banned and plain packaging - cigarettes took a big hit this week

Hikes in prices, menthols to be banned and plain packaging - cigarettes took a big hit this week

May 7th 2016, 7:30 AM 19,887 Views 40 Comments

A range of measures across the world signal big changes to how tobacco is sold.

# clampdown - Friday 15 April, 2016

UCC Rag Week pub hours are in the firing line from councillors
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

UCC Rag Week pub hours are in the firing line from councillors

Apr 15th 2016, 6:01 AM 15,556 Views 21 Comments

Cork City Council wants on-campus bars to open later during Rag and Freshers weeks.

# clampdown - Thursday 4 June, 2015

It just got a whole lot tougher for drug cheats to succeed in the UFC
# Clampdown
From The42
# Clampdown

It just got a whole lot tougher for drug cheats to succeed in the UFC

Jun 4th 2015, 11:45 AM 11,451 Views 13 Comments

‘The best anti-doping program in all of professional sports.’

# clampdown - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Poll: Do you support minimum prices for alcohol?
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

Poll: Do you support minimum prices for alcohol?

Feb 4th 2015, 8:45 AM 25,856 Views 187 Comments

Is this the way to curb Ireland’s problem drinking?

# clampdown - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Selfie sticks may be everywhere but they're not welcome at White Hart Lane
# Clampdown
From The42
# Clampdown

Selfie sticks may be everywhere but they're not welcome at White Hart Lane

Jan 7th 2015, 8:32 PM 7,831 Views 6 Comments

Spurs fan won’t know what do with their new toys.

# clampdown - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Children getting dig-out from parents for mortgages or holidays could be taxed
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

Children getting dig-out from parents for mortgages or holidays could be taxed

Dec 28th 2014, 10:00 AM 31,643 Views 119 Comments

A new Budget change tightened gift rules.

# clampdown - Monday 8 December, 2014

During this week in 2013, thousands of people were caught drink-driving
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

During this week in 2013, thousands of people were caught drink-driving

Dec 8th 2014, 6:45 AM 9,112 Views 20 Comments

Don’t take a chance.

# clampdown - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Dublin City Council trying to cut off phone numbers on 'cash for cars' ads
# €€€
# €€€

Dublin City Council trying to cut off phone numbers on 'cash for cars' ads

Nov 11th 2014, 10:01 AM 17,619 Views 29 Comments

The council is liaising with gardaí on the issue of the illegal ads.

# clampdown - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Internet trolls in Britain could get two years in jail
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

Internet trolls in Britain could get two years in jail

Oct 19th 2014, 8:20 PM 14,489 Views 63 Comments

That’s under new government proposals outlined today.

# clampdown - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Irish arrest made in child abuse photography crackdown by Europol
# Operation Atelier
# Operation Atelier

Irish arrest made in child abuse photography crackdown by Europol

Sep 9th 2014, 8:30 AM 14,850 Views 8 Comments

A total of 10 arrests were made across five countries.

# clampdown - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Man charged after gardaí seize €460,000 worth of drugs in Dublin raid
# Cocaine
# Cocaine

Man charged after gardaí seize €460,000 worth of drugs in Dublin raid

Aug 9th 2014, 8:43 PM 24,114 Views 42 Comments

A quantity of cannabis and cocaine was found at the house in Ballyfermot.

# clampdown - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Clampdown on rogue taxi drivers reportedly resulted in no arrests
# Advance Warning
# Advance Warning

Clampdown on rogue taxi drivers reportedly resulted in no arrests

Jul 10th 2014, 6:35 PM 18,744 Views 85 Comments

The Department of Transport defended publicising the campaign before it took place.

# clampdown - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Apple takes a firm stance against apps that reward social sharing
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

Apple takes a firm stance against apps that reward social sharing

Jun 10th 2014, 12:23 PM 9,446 Views 15 Comments

A number of app developers have seen their apps rejected because they provided incentives for people to share their apps on Facebook, or watch videos advertising other apps.

# clampdown - Friday 9 May, 2014

Up to €100k worth of cannabis plants seized in city centre raid
# Dublin
# Dublin

Up to €100k worth of cannabis plants seized in city centre raid

May 9th 2014, 8:25 AM 10,593 Views 24 Comments

A 32-year-old male was arrested at the scene

# clampdown - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Two arrests and €115k of cannabis seized in Carlow raid
# Tullow
# Tullow

Two arrests and €115k of cannabis seized in Carlow raid

Apr 20th 2014, 9:58 AM 9,756 Views 32 Comments

Two men, a 33-year-old and 37-year-old, were arrested at the scene.

# clampdown - Sunday 2 February, 2014

One night in Dublin: 1,545 cars, 560 breath tests, 5 arrests
# Drink Driving
# Drink Driving

One night in Dublin: 1,545 cars, 560 breath tests, 5 arrests

Feb 2nd 2014, 3:31 PM 26,127 Views 57 Comments

Gardaí set up checkpoints in Dublin last night to catch drink-drivers.

# clampdown - Sunday 21 October, 2012

New driving laws will include clampdown on 'drug driving'
# Drug-Driving
# Drug-Driving

New driving laws will include clampdown on 'drug driving'

Oct 21st 2012, 3:34 PM 8,931 Views 42 Comments

Leo Varadkar says the forthcoming Road Traffic Bill will revise earlier laws to introduce ‘impairment testing’ for drivers.