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Hold white collar crime suspects for longer, says outgoing corporate enforcement director
Paul Appleby, who announced his decision to retire last January but stayed on for an extra six months after discussions with Government, wants Gardaí to be able to hold suspects for longer than 24 hours.
Man released without charge in Naas death investigation
The 47-year-old man was arrested after the discovery of a woman’s body in a house in Naas, Co. Kildare.
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Dublin Rape Crisis Centre welcomes appeal of Anthony Lyons sentence
It was announced today that the DPP is to appeal the sentence given to Lyons, who was convicted of sexually attacking a woman in Dublin.
Woman (21) released after serious assault in Dublin city centre
The 21-year-old was being questioned in relation to an attack last weekend in which part of another woman’s nose was bitten off.
Explainer: How do European arrest warrants work?
Alan Shatter has released the latest figures on the warrants issued and received in Ireland last year – but how are they issued? And what happens when they’re received?
'Priceless' St Manchan's shrine recovered as two men released by Gardaí
‘The precious shrine of St Manchan’ has been recovered this evening. Two men arrested in connection with its disappearance have been released by Gardaí.
Ned O'Keeffe released without charge
The former Fianna Fáil TD was arrested on suspicion of using a false invoice to claim for mobile phone expenses.
Man released without charge in Andrew Allen murder investigation
A file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Garda Commissioner confirms DPP meeting over Moriarty
Martin Callinan says that it is “right and prudent” for him to meet with DPP before launching any criminal investigation into issues raised by the Moriarty Tribunal.
New laws for search warrants after court finds them unconstitutional
Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has said that new law for search warrants is a priority for government after the Supreme Court ruled the existing law was unconstitutional.
Gilmore: If Mahon finds corruption, it will go to DPP
Tanaiste calls for Mahon report to be debated in the the Dáil next week while stating in Leader’s Questions that corruption should be “pursued vigorously by the authorities”.
Corporate enforcement chief heading Anglo investigation to retire
The Director of Corporate Enforcement, Paul Appleby, has said he intends to retire next month.
Callely 'completely and totally innocent' of wrongdoing, says solicitor
Ivor Callely’s solicitor says his client, the former junior minister and senator, has done nothing to warrant investigation.
Ivor Callely released without charge
The former junior government minister was released from garda custody this afternoon and a file is now being prepared for the DPP.
Here’s how much the Government spent on legal fees last year...
Enda Kenny said proposals for a competitive tendering process to cut costs have been rejected.
Man released over murder of pensioner in Kimmage
Edward Boyan was found stabbed in the chest, by firefighters who were called to a blaze at his retirement flat.
New arrest in Ballyfermot murder case
Gardaí arrested a man in relation to the murder of David Darcy, who was shot dead as he sat in a van in Ballyfermot on the morning of 28 November.
Ian Bailey "not the only suspect" in Toscan du Plantier murder investigation
It has emerged that DPP documents name another man who has never been mentioned publicly in the garda investigation into the French woman’s death in Schull, Co Cork.
Who has the civil service employed this year?
Some exceptions to the hiring moratorium have been granted by the Government – including posts for judiciary criers – but there was no place for new staff to answer calls made to the emergency services.
Former Anglo Irish Bank finance director McAteer released by gardaí
Willie McAteer was not charged and walked free earlier this morning.
DPP prosecuted in more than 60 per cent of cases last year
However, about 3,312 suspects were not prosecuted by the DPP because of a lack of sufficient evidence in Garda files.
Government announces appointment of first female DPP
Claire Loftus will succeed James Hamilton as the Director of Public Prosecutions when the latter retires in two weeks’ time.
Men arrested over attempted Dublin house raid released
New suspect in murder of Bernadette Connolly over 40 years ago
Gardaí have built a case against a now 77-year-old man who is in jail in the UK.
Runaway solicitor Michael Lynn could be extradited over alleged fraud
The solicitor fled Ireland owing millions to banks and is now living in Portugal.
File may be sent to the DPP over 'blasphemous' UCC exhibition
It’s claimed that a number of complaints have been made to Gardaí in Cork about a exhibition at University College Cork.
Coroner's court hears garda surprised no prosecution taken over Baiba Saulite death
The detective superintendent told the coroner’s court that gardaí had recommended bringing charges when sending forward the case to the DPP.
Column: Criminal investigations into Anglo Irish Bank are taking too long - and I should know
Former trader Nick Leeson, who spent six and a half years in jail for bringing down Barings Bank, says we can’t afford to delay prosecutions of financial crime.
DPP defends speed of probe into Anglo's affairs
James Hamilton insists that the inquiry into Anglo Irish Bank’s affairs is “unusual” with many witnesses still to speak.
Missing woman's family do not believe she was pregnant when she vanished
The family of missing Mayo woman Sandra Collins say that she would have told them if she was pregnant before she went missing over ten years ago.
Poll: Has Neil Prendeville suffered enough?
The Cork DJ wants to be left in peace to return to his radio show next Monday: Should he be allowed back on air?
No charges brought against Cork 96FM DJ Neil Prendeville
DPP directs no charges will be brought following garda investigation into allegations the radio presenter exposed himself on an Aer Lingus flight.
DPP to receive bank file within 24 hours
Two major files are to be sent to the DPP following an investigation into alleged financial irregularities involving banks.
Gardaí recommend prosecutions in Anglo investigation
Enda Kenny says that gardaí recommend under half a dozen people should be prosecuted after investigation into financial misdealings.
DPP's office 'struggling to cope' with increased workload
The rise in crime rates has left James Hamilton and his staff stretched to limits, his annual report says.
DPP set to receive major file on Anglo chiefs
Gardaí are finalising the first major file to be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions on the management of Anglo.