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# dpp - Last month November 2022

Man extradited over alleged sex assault on three-year-old boy denied bail
# Dublin Circuit Court
# Dublin Circuit Court

Man extradited over alleged sex assault on three-year-old boy denied bail

Nov 6th 2022, 4:26 PM 34,952 Views 0 Comments

Gheorghe Rafaila, 32, was extradited to Ireland from the UK on a European Arrest Warrant (EAW).

# dpp - This year 2022

Timeline: How the An Bord Pleanála controversy went from the Dáil to the DPP
# Planning Matters
# Planning Matters

Timeline: How the An Bord Pleanála controversy went from the Dáil to the DPP

Aug 16th 2022, 6:26 PM 14,796 Views 0 Comments

The report by senior counsel Remy Farrell has also been sent to Sipo and the gardaí.

Bord Pleanála report should be published 'as soon as possible', says minister
# Planning
# Planning

Bord Pleanála report should be published 'as soon as possible', says minister

Aug 16th 2022, 1:06 PM 7,964 Views 0 Comments

The minister said it is now a matter for the DPP to decide if a criminal prosecution should be undertaken arising from the findings of the report.

Minister refers An Bórd Pleanala report to Director of Public Prosecutions
# Planning
# Planning

Minister refers An Bórd Pleanala report to Director of Public Prosecutions

Aug 15th 2022, 10:06 PM 30,926 Views 0 Comments

The report by Remi Farrell SC looked in to a number of decisions made by An Bórd Pleanala.

DPP recommends 'no prosecution' in latest investigation into murder of Deirdre Jacob
# Deirdre Jacob
# Deirdre Jacob

DPP recommends 'no prosecution' in latest investigation into murder of Deirdre Jacob

Jul 16th 2022, 1:16 PM 25,293 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí upgraded her disappearance to a murder investigation in 2018.

Varadkar hits out at 'sworn political opponents' as DPP directs no charges in GP leak affair
# Response
# Response

Varadkar hits out at 'sworn political opponents' as DPP directs no charges in GP leak affair

Jul 7th 2022, 9:57 AM 18,645 Views 0 Comments

Varadkar says allegations against him are “politically motivated and often highly personalised

Former solicitor Michael Lynn retrial set for October 2023
# DPP
# DPP

Former solicitor Michael Lynn retrial set for October 2023

Jun 20th 2022, 2:11 PM 11,688 Views 0 Comments

Lynn pleaded not guilty to 21 counts of theft between in 2006 and 2007,

Anti-vaccination campaigner will not face charges over death of Covid patient Joe McCarron
# Donegal
# Donegal

Anti-vaccination campaigner will not face charges over death of Covid patient Joe McCarron

May 1st 2022, 10:15 AM 37,318 Views 0 Comments

McCarron, 67, died at Letterkenny University Hospital days after he was assisted in leaving against medical advice.

Eight young men charged over serious assault of a man in Thurles last year
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Eight young men charged over serious assault of a man in Thurles last year

Apr 26th 2022, 10:00 AM 19,943 Views 0 Comments

All eight are due to appear before Thurles District Court at 10.30am this morning.

Garda file on leaking of GP contract by Tánaiste sent to Director of Public Prosecutions
# Investigation
# Investigation

Garda file on leaking of GP contract by Tánaiste sent to Director of Public Prosecutions

Apr 23rd 2022, 1:54 PM 50,481 Views 0 Comments

The issue was upgraded to a criminal investigation in March 2021.

'Slicing myself open': Sexual abuse survivors say making statement to gardaí is re-traumatising
# One In Four
# One In Four

'Slicing myself open': Sexual abuse survivors say making statement to gardaí is re-traumatising

Apr 19th 2022, 9:35 AM 16,386 Views 0 Comments

Participants in new research have called for reform within the criminal justice system.

Ashling Murphy murder accused to face trial in Central Criminal Court
# Jozef Puska
# Jozef Puska

Ashling Murphy murder accused to face trial in Central Criminal Court

Mar 9th 2022, 12:43 PM 25,832 Views 0 Comments

Jozef Puska, 31, faced his fifth hearing at Cloverhill District Court today.

DPP explanation needed on why no charges brought in 'Grace' case, says McGuinness
# Grace Case
# Grace Case

DPP explanation needed on why no charges brought in 'Grace' case, says McGuinness

Jan 31st 2022, 5:21 PM 16,465 Views 0 Comments

FF TD John McGuinness says a change to the law should happen to ensure that agencies and individuals can be held accountable.

# dpp - Last year 2021

Man arrested over Eyre Square firework incident which injured woman released without charge
# Eyre Square
# Eyre Square

Man arrested over Eyre Square firework incident which injured woman released without charge

Nov 18th 2021, 11:16 AM 9,782 Views 0 Comments

A file is now being prepared for the DPP.

Sentence for man who allowed handguns to be hidden inside hoover too lenient, DPP tells court
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Sentence for man who allowed handguns to be hidden inside hoover too lenient, DPP tells court

Oct 22nd 2021, 10:45 PM 22,927 Views 0 Comments

A four-year suspended sentence was handed down in May to Stephen O’Connor.

Opinion: It was wrong to prosecute a 68-year-old Dublin woman for growing cannabis
# DPP
# DPP

Opinion: It was wrong to prosecute a 68-year-old Dublin woman for growing cannabis

Jul 30th 2021, 7:00 AM 26,782 Views 49 Comments

Dr Cian Ó Concubhair and Dr Ian Marder say the DPP and Gardaí need a more common-sense approach in their application of certain drug laws.

Trial of men accused of abducting Kevin Lunney expected to come to a close next week
# Kevin Lunney
# Kevin Lunney

Trial of men accused of abducting Kevin Lunney expected to come to a close next week

Jul 16th 2021, 3:01 PM 7,646 Views 0 Comments

Four men are being tried for false imprisonment and intentionally causing serious harm.

Gardaí in Cork arrest and charge man for alleged PUP and social welfare fraud
# Social Protection
# Social Protection

Gardaí in Cork arrest and charge man for alleged PUP and social welfare fraud

May 13th 2021, 6:02 PM 60,808 Views 0 Comments

The man is alleged to have claimed €8,000 in fraudulent claims spread across the PUP and social welfare system.

'We'll let the DPP decide': Former Minister Dara Calleary not expecting personal charges from Golfgate
# Clifden Dinner
# Clifden Dinner

'We'll let the DPP decide': Former Minister Dara Calleary not expecting personal charges from Golfgate

Feb 16th 2021, 10:08 AM 16,970 Views 30 Comments

Calleary said he absolutely regrets and apologises for having attended the controversial dinner.

DPP barrister had 'grave concerns' over cross-examination of 12-year-old rape victim
# Appeal
# Appeal

DPP barrister had 'grave concerns' over cross-examination of 12-year-old rape victim

Jan 12th 2021, 3:51 PM 30,699 Views 0 Comments

The child was cross-examined for six days.

# dpp - All time

Woman arrested in €1.2 million credit union fraud investigation released without charge
# North Dublin
# North Dublin

Woman arrested in €1.2 million credit union fraud investigation released without charge

Dec 11th 2020, 7:38 PM 28,818 Views 6 Comments

A file is to be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

'Mr Moonlight' appeal: Evidence of Pat Quirke's behaviour was necessary to set out context, DPP argues
# Mr Moonlight
# Mr Moonlight

'Mr Moonlight' appeal: Evidence of Pat Quirke's behaviour was necessary to set out context, DPP argues

Oct 15th 2020, 7:34 PM 11,707 Views 0 Comments

Pat Quirke was convicted last year of the murder of popular DJ and father-of-two Bobby “Mr Moonlight” Ryan.

Three men arrested over shooting of teenager in Finglas released without charge
# DPP
# DPP

Three men arrested over shooting of teenager in Finglas released without charge

Oct 12th 2020, 7:37 AM 18,417 Views 0 Comments

A male in his late teens was shot in Finglas in March.

Man (50s) arrested in Cork over suspected pension fraud released without charge
# DPP
# DPP

Man (50s) arrested in Cork over suspected pension fraud released without charge

Oct 10th 2020, 9:59 AM 22,567 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí said a file would be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions in relation to the matter.

Five people referred to Garda immigration officials for refusing to fill out passenger locator forms
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Five people referred to Garda immigration officials for refusing to fill out passenger locator forms

Oct 2nd 2020, 6:30 AM 29,243 Views 20 Comments

It is a legal requirement for passengers arriving in Ireland from overseas to complete a Covid-19 Passenger Locator Form.

Kevin Lunney assault: Accused man challenges jurisdiction of Special Criminal Court to hear trial
# DPP
# DPP

Kevin Lunney assault: Accused man challenges jurisdiction of Special Criminal Court to hear trial

Aug 14th 2020, 4:52 PM 19,544 Views 0 Comments

The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, claims that the DPP’s decision that he should not be tried before a jury represents a significant curtailment of his constitutional rights.

Rapist Patrick Nevin appeals severity of 14-year sentence, DPP counter appeals
# Courts
# Courts

Rapist Patrick Nevin appeals severity of 14-year sentence, DPP counter appeals

Jul 30th 2020, 2:30 PM 25,953 Views 0 Comments

Nevin attacked three women he met through Tinder.

Three men to appear in court over violence and criminal damage in Mullingar
# Mullingar District Court
# Mullingar District Court

Three men to appear in court over violence and criminal damage in Mullingar

Jul 4th 2020, 2:46 PM 33,077 Views 0 Comments

The three men were arrested on Friday.

Louth woman receives additional 18 months for dangerous driving causing death of a pedestrian
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Louth woman receives additional 18 months for dangerous driving causing death of a pedestrian

Jun 26th 2020, 11:00 PM 39,113 Views 35 Comments

The DPP had appealed the ‘undue leniency’ of Eimear White’s sentence.

Men released following questioning over Dublin seizure of cocaine, cannabis and fake gun
# Hardwicke Street
# Hardwicke Street

Men released following questioning over Dublin seizure of cocaine, cannabis and fake gun

Feb 7th 2020, 11:24 AM 8,447 Views 6 Comments

A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Sexual assault charge against entertainer Al Porter dropped
# Al Porter
# Al Porter

Sexual assault charge against entertainer Al Porter dropped

Nov 27th 2019, 4:04 PM 51,948 Views 20 Comments

He had been accused of a sexual assault in late 2016 in Dublin.

Man and woman arrested in relation to murder of missing Leitrim man released without charge
# Pat Heeran
# Pat Heeran

Man and woman arrested in relation to murder of missing Leitrim man released without charge

Nov 15th 2019, 5:46 PM 14,279 Views 6 Comments

A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Man due in court over money laundering charges totalling €1.1m
# Courts
# Courts

Man due in court over money laundering charges totalling €1.1m

Sep 6th 2019, 11:08 AM 20,039 Views 0 Comments

The man was found with €500,000 in cash at Dublin Airport in 2015.

Pat Carey won't face charges over historical abuse allegations
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Pat Carey won't face charges over historical abuse allegations

Aug 7th 2019, 10:26 AM 30,292 Views 0 Comments

The former Fianna Fáil minister has strongly denied any wrongdoing.

DPP employee given 11-month sentence for disclosing information on arrest of murder case suspect
# Courts
# Courts

DPP employee given 11-month sentence for disclosing information on arrest of murder case suspect

Jun 7th 2019, 4:17 PM 16,208 Views 9 Comments

However, he was released within minutes after lodging a notice of appeal.

12-year-old girl who was raped by cousin wants him identified so people will know 'he is in the wrong'
# Guilty Plea
# Guilty Plea

12-year-old girl who was raped by cousin wants him identified so people will know 'he is in the wrong'

Jun 4th 2019, 6:15 PM 86,791 Views 0 Comments

Instructions from the DPP are that it would not be in the girl’s best interest for her abuser to be named.

DPP worker found guilty of leaking information related to arrest of suspect in dissident murder case
# Found Guilty
# Found Guilty

DPP worker found guilty of leaking information related to arrest of suspect in dissident murder case

May 29th 2019, 7:35 AM 13,657 Views 0 Comments

Jonathan Lennon admitted having a “nosey” in the Peter Butterly murder file.

All three gardaí arrested following corruption probe have been released without charge
# Investigation
# Investigation

All three gardaí arrested following corruption probe have been released without charge

May 17th 2019, 7:24 AM 23,956 Views 67 Comments

A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecution.

DPP employee goes on trial for allegedly sharing information about arrest of suspect in dissident's murder
# Courts
# Courts

DPP employee goes on trial for allegedly sharing information about arrest of suspect in dissident's murder

May 14th 2019, 9:07 PM 16,037 Views 0 Comments

The service officer is accused of breaking the Official Secrets Act.

GSOC received nearly 2,000 complaints about the conduct of gardaí last year
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

GSOC received nearly 2,000 complaints about the conduct of gardaí last year

May 14th 2019, 6:26 PM 12,852 Views 51 Comments

The commission received 24 protected disclosures in 2018.

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