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# Diplomatic Immunity

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Foreign diplomats have avoided prosecution for road traffic offences 12 times in the last two years
The diplomats were nabbed by gardaí across the country but granted immunity from prosecution.
Niall O'Connor's report looks at the amount of times diplomats have escaped traffic fines by using their diplomatic immunity.
The foreign embassy staff members were nabbed by gardaí across the country but granted immunity from prosecution.
According to documents obtained by The Journal, the Department of Foreign Affairs were notified 17 times either by gardaí or by embassies.
Harry Dunn suspect ‘willing to discuss resolution’ despite extradition refusal
Anne Sacoolas’ lawyers said she would like “nothing more than to find a path forward”.
UK lodges extradition request for wife of US diplomat charged over death of teenage motorcyclist
Anne Sacoolas claimed diplomatic immunity after the death of Harry Dunn.
Dominic Raab calls for suspect in Harry Dunn death to ‘come back to UK and co-operate’
Raab met with the 19-year-old’s family today.
Harry Dunn's injuries not considered life-threatening despite 'breaking every major bone'
The 19-year-old was forced to wait for paramedics for 43 minutes.
Harry Dunn’s family told prosecution prospects are ‘less than 1%’
Anne Sacoolas claimed diplomatic immunity after the fatal incident and returned to the US.
Harry Dunn's parents to sue diplomat's wife Anne Sacoolas and Trump administration over their son's death
Harry Dunn, 19, died on 27 August when his motorbike collided with a car which was on the wrong side of the road.
Suspect in Harry Dunn case seeks interview with British police ‘under caution’
UK teenager Harry Dunn was killed in a crash on 27 August.
UK police travel to US to interview diplomat's wife at centre of Harry Dunn fatal crash row
Anne Sacoolas left the UK for the US shortly after the crash.
Trump tells family of teen killed in crash that diplomat's wife will not return to the UK
The parents of teenager Harry Dunn met Donald Trump in the White House.
White House requests ‘urgent meeting’ with family of teen killed in crash involving diplomat's wife
Anne Sacoolas was given diplomatic immunity and allowed to return to the US after the fatal crash in England.
US diplomat's wife at centre of UK fatal crash row says she's 'devastated by this tragic accident'
Harry Dunn (19) died when his motorbike crashed into a car outside and RAF base.
State of Kuwait to appeal Labour Court ruling quashing its immunity from Irish employment law
A ruling last month found that an employee of the State of Kuwait could take a case under Irish law.
Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity in bankruptcy case
The German was declared bankrupt by a London court in June 2017 for failing to pay a long-standing debt.