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DPP issues warning to media on risks of pre-trial reporting
DPP Claire Loftus said that journalists have ‘a high degree of responsibility’ to ensure that they do not cause a trial to be delayed or even postponed.
Appeal over serious assault on 19-year-old woman on Thomas Street
It happened in the early hours of last Saturday morning. Gardaí are appealing for information, in particular from taxi drivers who may have been in the area.
Two gardaí arrested in suspected fraud case are released
However, a third person was arrested in Dublin last night in connection with the case.
Man released over seizure of €100k worth of heroin in Cork
the man was released without charge this morning and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Man questioned over Michael Kelly murder is released
There have been four previous arrests in connection with the killing, which happened close to the Luas line in Dublin 8 last month.
Two arrested after stabbing on Dublin's quays
It is understood that the injured man was stabbed in the stomach but his injuries are not life threatening.
Man arrested yesterday over Kerry double-murder is released
He was the second person to be detained over the murders of Jolanta Lubiene and her daughter almost two weeks ago.
By-election candidate referred to gardaí over election expenses
Ben Gilroy failed to file documentation related to his donations and expenses during the Meath East by-election but will qualify for reimbursement of expenses once he does.
Fourth person released in Galway murder investigation
The woman was one of four people arrested in connection with the murder – the other three people have been released.
Gardaí release man arrested during Letterkenny murder investigation
Bogdan Michalkiawicz was last seen alive at lunchtime on Monday 13 May this year.
Bray garda to stand trial after claims she forged a letter from the DPP
Catherine McGowan (46) from west Dublin will stand trial in eight weeks.
Column: Assisted suicide not permitted, but we still must find a humane path for these people
Today, seven judges from the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal by Marie Fleming, who had sought to be allowed an assisted suicide without the risk of prosecution for anyone who helped her, but where to next with this contentious debate, asks Dr Eimear Spain.
Supreme Court dismisses Marie Fleming’s ‘right to die’ appeal
Chief Justice Susan Denham said the circumstances were “very tragic” but that there was no Constitutional ‘right to die’.
Supreme Court to deliver verdict in ‘right to die’ case next week
The court will deliver a verdict in the case of Marie Fleming who is seeking to overturn the ban on assisted suicide.
Teenager remains in custody over Westport stabbing
Two other teenagers arrested in connection with the stabbing have been released.
Ian Bailey speaks out against system of garda complaints
In March last year an investigation was launched by the Garda Ombudsman Commission into alleged wrongdoing in the investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
DPP to appeal Patrick O'Brien sentence
Fiona Doyle said today that she may also pursue her mother in the courts.
Corrie star Michael Le Vell charged with child rape
The actor, who plays Kevin Webster in the popular soap, has been charged with 19 sexual offences in total.
Former Anglo boss Seán FitzPatrick due in court this morning
The former chief executive and chairman of the defunct Anglo Irish Bank is due in court alongside two other former directors at the bank this morning.
Column: Legal clarity needed after Marie Fleming 'right to die' verdict
By not ordering the DPP to issue guidelines on factors which would influence a prosecution for carrying out an assisted suicide, Marie Fleming and others in her situation have been left in legal limbo, writes Dr Eimear Spain.
Driver released without charge after Abbey Street traffic fatality
A woman in her 50s died and a man was injured after a car crashed into them on Abbey Street in Dublin city centre on Friday.
Almost 2,500 convictions for tax and excise offences in 2012
There were 25 convictions for serious tax evasion in 2012 according to figures released by Revenue this evening.
Garda Ombudsman sends file to DPP after Kieran Boylan inquiry
The investigation looked into accusations of collusion between gardaí and convicted drug dealer in the movement and supply of controlled drugs.
Fourth person arrested over fatal stabbing in Rialto released
The male teenager was released without charge this evening following his arrest in connection with the death of a German man on Saturday morning.
"Nuisance" landfill odours lead to prosecution
Cavan County Council and Oxigen Environmental Limited were fined as they failed to ensure that odours didn’t cause a nuisance at Corranure Landfill on Cootehill Road.
Gardaí arrest fourth person over fatal Rialto stabbing
The fourth person arrested, a male teenager, was taken into Garda custody yesterday evening.
Three released over Rialto stabbing
A woman in her 40s and two teenagers who were being held over the fatal stabbing in Dublin have all been released without charge.
Priory Hall: Legal action by DCC is of no benefit to ex-residents
While the DCC has spent over €300,000 on surveys and engineering in relation to Priory Hall, its ex-residents don’t have the same resources.
Man questioned over Aoife Phelan murder released without charge
The man in his mid-20s was released overnight as searches continue for the missing Laois woman.
DPP office "fully stretched" due to economic circumstances
DPP Claire Loftus made the comments in the office’s annual report for 2011, saying she was concerned it could not sustain the same output in coming years.
Gardaí seize drugs in Kildare in operation targeting drug dealers
Gardaí seized cocaine and cannabis worth an estimated €117,000 during two searches in Naas.
Noonan: ‘We don’t know who audited Anglo in 2008′
Michael Noonan says IBRC can’t make out exactly who from Ernst & Young was responsible for auditing its 2008 accounts.
Man suspected of spying released without charge
However, another suspect remains in custody.
Three released after home attack on elderly woman
Gardaí say the investigation is ongoing and a file is being sent to the DPP.
DPP in UK set to issue social media guidelines
The announcement was made by the Director of Public Prosecutions in the UK in order to ‘assist them [prosecutors] in deciding whether criminal charges should be brought’.
Double killer Malcolm MacArthur released after 30 years
MacArthur was jailed in 1982 after he killed a nurse in the Phoenix Park and shot dead a farmer.
Man due in court over 120k cocaine haul in Carlow
Gardaí seized the cocaine during a search of two houses in Carlow on Sunday.
Gardaí release two men arrested over Bunratty murder
Robert Sheehan had been attending his brother’s wedding and had gone to the car park for a cigarette when he was shot dead.
Ian Drennan is the new Director of Corporate Enforcement
Drennan has been the chief executive of the Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority for the last eight years.