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# Enforcement

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Ireland first and only Member State to have fishing plan revoked by European Commission
The loss of the control plan means that fisheries will no longer be allowed to weigh their catches in factories.
Significant enforcement problems prevail in Irish industry: Fishing's control issues
Noteworthy finds inspections of fishing vessels dropped by 30% in 2020, with a drop of over 60% sea boardings by the Naval Service.
Penalty point politics: Changing positions and lobbying on fishing regulation
Noteworthy delves into the Government meetings, letters and emails behind the new penalty points regulation for fishers.
AGSI boss surprised to hear about Garda role in hotel quarantine - as Cabinet yet to sign off on Bill
The Cabinet is yet to sign off on mandatory hotel quarantine for some travellers arriving in Ireland.
Cabinet to meet today to consider new Garda enforcement powers
The government want gardaí to be given powers to interrupt and prevent house parties and social gatherings in breach of the guidelines.
Just 8 'change of use' planning applications submitted to Dublin City Council
The council has received 140 exemption applications to the new rules since they came into play a month ago.
Council needs €750,000 for new short-term letting rules - €350k over initial estimate
New legislation is set to come into effect on 1 June.
A Dublin developer has been advertising rentals within an apartment complex built without planning permission
Rental adverts for Larkfield House, which were placed without naming the building, have appeared online in recent weeks. The building was constructed without planning permission.
'I can't say Dublin's safe for cyclists': Ministers want crackdown on drivers parking in cycle lanes
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan said current regulation around cycle lanes was “light touch”.
Some 211 vehicles caught speeding in 24-hour national slow down operation
Gardaí and GoSafe checked 132,188 vehicles for speeding.
Temple Bar food stall one of eight businesses closed for food safety issues
Five of the closure orders have since been lifted, but three remain closed
Dublin burrito bars among six food businesses served with closure orders
The Food Safety Authority took action against businesses in Dublin, Louth, Waterford and Wexford in February.
Rent in Dublin? Huge increase in amount of work needed in rented properties
One councillor said people are putting up with sub-standard conditions just to have a roof over their heads.
This restaurant has been shut down twice by the Food Safety Authority
There were just three enforcement orders in total last month.
The YouTube porn hidden behind the Irish language is now gone
The search results for ‘scannán’ or ‘scannáin’ are now markedly more tame.
Situation with quad bikes said to be at 'crisis point'
A Dublin councillor has called for tougher restrictions to be placed on the vehicles.
Dublin's drug situation hasn't gotten worse, it's just 'shifted to other areas'
The Director of the Ana Liffey Drug Project, Tony Duffin said a recent surge in hallucinogenic stimulants has also made addicts’ behaviour somewhat more challenging lately.
AIB fined €490,000 by Central Bank
Allied Irish Bank contravened four regulations between 2007 and 2013.
Vintners want supermarket ads for cheap alcohol outlawed
They are calling on the proposals in the recently-announced Alcohol Bill to ‘become a reality as soon as possible’.
Double the number of food safety enforcement orders in July is 'worrying'
The FSAI served 16 enforcement orders on food businesses in July, double the amount served in June.
Breach planning laws? Prepare to 'face the consequences'
That is the message from Minister Jan O’Sullivan as she released a new policy directive on planning.
Director of Enforcement to step down from Central Bank
Peter Oakes, who set up the new enforcement department at the Central Bank when he joined in October 2010, said he is leaving to pursue other interests.
ISPCA calls for "consistent enforcement" of dog breeding act
The society said that it fears the act will be enforced more strongly in some areas than others.
City Council delays Priory Hall appeal to allow ‘resolution process’
Dublin City Council tells the Supreme Court it will not continue its appeal over the costs for rehousing the Priory Hall residents.
Kenny holds ad hoc meeting with Priory Hall residents - but promises little
Residents of the Priory Hall complex doorstepped the Taoiseach as he visited a nearby industrial estate for a jobs announcement.
An Taisce expects more problems in buildings 'thrown up' during Celtic Tiger
The trust has called for some serious changes to Ireland’s planning enforcement laws and court procedures.