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# dpp - Thursday 18 November, 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 9,739 Views 0 Comments

A file is now being prepared for the DPP.

# dpp - Friday 22 October, 2021

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 22,739 Views 0 Comments

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

# dpp - Friday 30 July, 2021

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 26,318 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.

# dpp - Friday 16 July, 2021

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 7,593 Views 0 Comments

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

# dpp - Thursday 13 May, 2021

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 60,604 Views 0 Comments

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

# dpp - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

'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 16,908 Views 30 Comments

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

# dpp - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

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 30,530 Views 0 Comments

The child was cross-examined for six days.

# dpp - Friday 11 December, 2020

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 28,730 Views 6 Comments

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

# dpp - Thursday 15 October, 2020

'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 11,637 Views 0 Comments

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

# dpp - Monday 12 October, 2020

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 18,313 Views 0 Comments

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

# dpp - Saturday 10 October, 2020

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 22,511 Views 9 Comments

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

# dpp - Friday 2 October, 2020

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 29,218 Views 20 Comments

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

# dpp - Friday 14 August, 2020

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 19,525 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.

# dpp - Thursday 30 July, 2020

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 25,891 Views 0 Comments

Nevin attacked three women he met through Tinder.

# dpp - Saturday 4 July, 2020

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 32,867 Views 0 Comments

The three men were arrested on Friday.

# dpp - Friday 26 June, 2020

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 38,610 Views 34 Comments

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

# dpp - Friday 7 February, 2020

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 8,411 Views 6 Comments

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

# dpp - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

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 51,272 Views 20 Comments

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

# dpp - Friday 15 November, 2019

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 14,216 Views 6 Comments

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

# dpp - Friday 6 September, 2019

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 19,987 Views 0 Comments

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

# dpp - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

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 30,100 Views 0 Comments

The former Fianna Fáil minister has strongly denied any wrongdoing.

# dpp - Friday 7 June, 2019

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 16,169 Views 9 Comments

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

# dpp - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

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 86,620 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 - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

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 13,631 Views 0 Comments

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

# dpp - Friday 17 May, 2019

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 23,875 Views 67 Comments

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

# dpp - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

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 15,994 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 12,817 Views 51 Comments

The commission received 24 protected disclosures in 2018.

# dpp - Friday 29 March, 2019

'It’s horrendous, we’re so helpless': Mum of three-year-old hit and run victim praying for full recovery
# Cork
# Cork

'It’s horrendous, we’re so helpless': Mum of three-year-old hit and run victim praying for full recovery

Mar 29th 2019, 5:14 PM 23,090 Views 9 Comments

Zac HIggins has been in Intensive Care since the incident on Monday

Three men arrested over conspiracy to murder released without charge
# Gangland
# Gangland

Three men arrested over conspiracy to murder released without charge

Mar 29th 2019, 8:59 AM 11,575 Views 14 Comments

Two men remain in custody.

# dpp - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Teenager arrested over Cork hit-and-run released without charge
# DPP
# DPP

Teenager arrested over Cork hit-and-run released without charge

Mar 27th 2019, 8:49 AM 17,356 Views 6 Comments

A three-year-old boy was seriously injured in the incident.

# dpp - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Four people arrested on suspicion of financing terrorist activities released without charge
# Dublin
# Dublin

Four people arrested on suspicion of financing terrorist activities released without charge

Jan 23rd 2019, 6:04 PM 10,677 Views 31 Comments

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

# dpp - Saturday 5 January, 2019

No convictions secured against sex buyers since new laws introduced
# Escorts Ireland
# Escorts Ireland

No convictions secured against sex buyers since new laws introduced

Jan 5th 2019, 7:00 PM 79,252 Views 91 Comments

Websites advertising sex remain operational.

# dpp - Monday 31 December, 2018

Man (50s) questioned over alleged sexual assault on young male
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Man (50s) questioned over alleged sexual assault on young male

Dec 31st 2018, 3:39 PM 20,054 Views 0 Comments

The incident took place on Friday.

# dpp - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

DPP employee to go on trial charged with breaking the Official Secrets Act
# Official Secrets Act
# Official Secrets Act

DPP employee to go on trial charged with breaking the Official Secrets Act

Dec 11th 2018, 6:15 AM 19,409 Views 0 Comments

The case relates to files pertaining to the murder of Peter Butterly.

# dpp - Thursday 15 November, 2018

No charges to be brought over fatal stabbing of teenager Reece Cullen
# Stabbing
# Stabbing

No charges to be brought over fatal stabbing of teenager Reece Cullen

Nov 15th 2018, 3:50 PM 35,374 Views 0 Comments

Reece Cullen died on 5 January 2017 following the stabbing incident, not far from his home in Dublin.

# dpp - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

DPP employee accused of leaking confidential information about murder trials
# Peter Butterly
# Peter Butterly

DPP employee accused of leaking confidential information about murder trials

Aug 1st 2018, 4:20 PM 14,402 Views 0 Comments

The trials stem from the murder of dissident republican Peter Butterly in 2013.

# dpp - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Is it a crime to display graphic abortion imagery in public places?
# Causing Offence
# Causing Offence

Is it a crime to display graphic abortion imagery in public places?

Jun 20th 2018, 6:00 AM 16,434 Views 85 Comments

Some have argued that gardaí should be telling protesters to remove the imagery.

# dpp - Monday 16 April, 2018

Dublin man to have conviction quashed after spending 11 months in prison for a crime he didn't commit
# An Innocent Man
# An Innocent Man

Dublin man to have conviction quashed after spending 11 months in prison for a crime he didn't commit

Apr 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 80,797 Views 0 Comments

Declan Tynan (28) was released on bail last October after another 30-year-old man admitted to being responsible for the violent disorder charge Tynan had been jailed for.

# dpp - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Call for tougher sentences over burglaries that 'destroy entire communities or ways of life'
# Fatal Burglary
# Fatal Burglary

Call for tougher sentences over burglaries that 'destroy entire communities or ways of life'

Feb 20th 2018, 8:01 AM 12,895 Views 0 Comments

Two cousins jailed over a ‘fatal burglary’ will have served their sentences by the time new jail terms are handed down.

# dpp - Thursday 11 January, 2018

No third trial for man who claimed he was asleep when he allegedly raped his friend
# Sexsomnia
# Sexsomnia

No third trial for man who claimed he was asleep when he allegedly raped his friend

Jan 11th 2018, 10:31 PM 23,781 Views 0 Comments

The first trial, in 2015, collapsed due to legal issues just before a jury was to begin deliberations.

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