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# dpp - Thursday 15 October, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# dpp - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Sexual assault charge against entertainer Al Porter dropped

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Three men arrested over conspiracy to murder released without charge

Two men remain in custody.

# dpp - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

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

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

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

Websites advertising sex remain operational.

# dpp - Monday 31 December, 2018

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

The incident took place on Friday.

# dpp - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

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

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

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

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?

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

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'

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

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

# dpp - Friday 4 August, 2017

Two men arrested over alleged sexual assault in north Dublin nightclub

The attack is alleged to have occurred in the early hours of last Saturday morning.

# dpp - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Man arrested over homicide of mother-of-one released without charge

Amy McCarthy was found dead in a vacant premises in Cork city centre in April.

# dpp - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Commissioner orders review of sex abuse victim's claims that gardai 'forgot to send file to the DPP' Exclusive

TheJournal.ie has been highlighting the woman’s case, which was shelved by gardai for 11 years.

# dpp - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Woman's rape claims against father and brother were 'shelved' by gardaí for 11 years Exclusive

Alleged victim claims she was told gardai ‘forgot’ to send file to DPP.

# dpp - Monday 19 June, 2017

Man released after gun seized in Dublin city, second man remains in custody

The firearm was found in a car on Friday night.

# dpp - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Man arrested in Wexford in connection with London terror attack released without charge

He was arrested yesterday and released without charge this afternoon.

# dpp - Thursday 25 May, 2017

The DPP wants to see corporate watchdog's transcripts of Sean Fitzpatrick trial

The ODCE has come in for criticism after the collapse of the trial.

# dpp - Friday 21 April, 2017

Gardaí investigating if Kinahan gunman 'accidentally shot himself or was murdered'

Gardaí think Glen Clarke was behind the murders of innocent men Trevor O’Neill and Martin O’Rourke.

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