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Pat Carey won't face charges over historical abuse allegations
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
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'
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
Jonathan Lennon admitted having a “nosey” in the Peter Butterly murder file.
All three gardaí arrested following corruption probe have been released without charge
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
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.
'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.
Teenager arrested over Cork hit-and-run released without charge
A three-year-old boy was seriously injured in the incident.
Four people arrested on suspicion of financing terrorist activities released without charge
A file will now be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.
No convictions secured against sex buyers since new laws introduced
Websites advertising sex remain operational.
Man (50s) questioned over alleged sexual assault on young male
The incident took place on Friday.
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.
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 employee accused of leaking confidential information about murder trials
The trials stem from the murder of dissident republican Peter Butterly in 2013.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Commissioner orders review of sex abuse victim's claims that gardai 'forgot to send file to the DPP' has been highlighting the woman’s case, which was shelved by gardai for 11 years.
Woman's rape claims against father and brother were 'shelved' by gardaí for 11 years
Alleged victim claims she was told gardai ‘forgot’ to send file to DPP.
Man released after gun seized in Dublin city, second man remains in custody
The firearm was found in a car on Friday night.
Man arrested in Wexford in connection with London terror attack released without charge
He was arrested yesterday and released without charge this afternoon.
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.
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.
Family Support Agency board member overclaimed €40k in expenses
“Obviously, in hindsight, it was wrong, there is no question about that,” Richard Hickey said.
The DPP is concerned about possible interference in upcoming Jobstown trial
The court heard today of the DPP’s concern that the constitutional process of trial by jury could be interfered with.
Man arrested in relation to an assault on a baby has been released without charge
The infant suffered serious injuries on Monday.
Five males arrested in midlands over alleged sexual assault
The alleged assault happened in a midlands town on 27 December.
Unlicensed driver who knocked down and killed cyclist has prison sentence increased
The car had been seen driving dangerously, at a high speed and on the wrong side of the road.
Superintendent David Taylor reinstated after being cleared of leaking information
“I have waited a long time for this decision to be made. It has been an incredibly stressful and difficult time for my family and myself.”
Man arrested on suspicion of money laundering has been released
€120,000 was seized following intelligence led searches in Islandbridge and Ballyfermot.
Teen to go on trial accused of €8k spending spree with stolen bank card
The 17-year-old is charged with 26 counts of theft.
DPP prevents media from reporting on a childcare case for the first time
An application by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for an extension to an order prohibiting reporting was granted yesterday.
No criminal charges taken against gardaí after water protest complaints
The garda watchdog received 40 complaints in relation to the policing of water protests and the installation of water meters.
Appeal against 'unduly lenient' sentence for rapist who served no jail time
Magnus Meyer Hustveit was sentenced in July of last year.
Woman arrested after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon
One passenger claimed she tried to ‘get out of the plane’.