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# Crime and Punishment

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# Crime and Punishment
Poll: Do you think community service should be given for less serious crimes?
Rather than blocking up the prisons with less serious offenders would community service be a more viable option?
# Crime and Punishment
Ramires banned for the rest of the Premier League season
Brazilian accepts four-game ban after FA charge him with violent conduct.
# Crime and Punishment
Resurrected Ripper St to bring Victorian crime back to Ireland*
*Don’t worry, it’s all for TV.
# Crime and Punishment
Northampton's George Pisi cited over Bowe 'tip tackle'
If punished further, the Saints centre could potentially miss next month’s Heineken Cup fixtures against Leinster.
# Crime and Punishment
End of an era: slopping out to officially end in Mountjoy this month
Twelve per cent of prisoners are currently forced to ‘slop out’ but the Prison Service says things are gradually changing.
# Oberstown
After five-year delay, work finally begins on new youth detention centre in Dublin
The new facilities at Oberstown will house all offenders aged under 18.
# Crime and Punishment
Here's how many people are electronically tagged in Ireland*
*Clue: it’s not a lot.
# Crime and Punishment
Now that's what you call creative discipline!
There’s more than one way to teach a kid a lesson.
# prank call
Simon Zebo asked Rob Penney to make him Munster captain
We can imagine Penney was chuffed to take the surprise phone call.
# Crime and Punishment
Two thirds of Mountjoy cells now have toilets – but many still slopping out
There’s still a long way to go before it ends completely but the number of prisoners forced to slop out at Mountjoy is at the lowest level in years.
# Crime and Punishment
'Malicious injury to a bicycle': Archive details 19th century crime in Ireland
Over a million Irish Petty Session Records are now available to search online, providing a new resource for searching your family history.
# Crime and Punishment
Samoan rugby coach fined 100 pigs for World Cup failure
Tuala Matthew Vaea, who has since been relieved of his position, was accused of not earning the respect of his players.
# Crime and Punishment
Ghiraldini gets 15 weeks for Healy eye gouge
The Italian hooker will be banned from playing until mid-January, pending an appeal.