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#Fines

# fines - Thursday 14 January, 2021

'They travelled 80km to collect burgers': Gardaí renew warning against breaking travel restrictions
# Fines
# Fines

'They travelled 80km to collect burgers': Gardaí renew warning against breaking travel restrictions

Thu 4:54 PM 137,620 Views 103 Comments

A total of 29 fines have been issued since Monday 12 January.

# fines - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

New on-the-spot Covid fines: €500 for organising events in breach of rules, €150 for attending
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

New on-the-spot Covid fines: €500 for organising events in breach of rules, €150 for attending

Nov 24th 2020, 5:25 PM 40,253 Views 100 Comments

Not wearing a face covering on public transport or in certain retail outlets can carry a fine of €80.

# fines - Friday 13 November, 2020

South Korea starts fining people for not wearing masks
# Cases Rising
# Cases Rising

South Korea starts fining people for not wearing masks

Nov 13th 2020, 7:31 AM 12,796 Views 12 Comments

The country recorded 191 new coronavirus cases today.

# fines - Monday 2 November, 2020

Just under €500k was collected in fare evasion fines on public transport during the pandemic
# A Fine Time
# A Fine Time

Just under €500k was collected in fare evasion fines on public transport during the pandemic

Nov 2nd 2020, 6:10 AM 32,786 Views 10 Comments

Capacity on public transport services was greatly reduced after the arrival of Covid-19.

# fines - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Taoiseach says people traveling beyond 5km limit with a reasonable excuse should have no fear about facing fines
# Level 5
# Level 5

Taoiseach says people traveling beyond 5km limit with a reasonable excuse should have no fear about facing fines

Oct 22nd 2020, 3:53 PM 72,382 Views 62 Comments

There are about 25 reasons listed that allow people to travel beyond their 5km limit.

# fines - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Explainer: What are the new Garda powers and what fines can be given?
# New Penalties
# New Penalties

Explainer: What are the new Garda powers and what fines can be given?

Oct 21st 2020, 5:33 PM 44,495 Views 61 Comments

The fines will not come into effect for another week or two.

# fines - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Poll: Should on-the-spot fines for breaking Covid-19 rules be introduced?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should on-the-spot fines for breaking Covid-19 rules be introduced?

Oct 10th 2020, 9:10 AM 60,260 Views 211 Comments

New laws are set to be drafted after the matter was discussed by the Cabinet sub-committee on Covid-19 yesterday.

# fines - Friday 9 October, 2020

Graduated system of fines to be drafted for breaking Covid-19 rules
# Fines
# Fines

Graduated system of fines to be drafted for breaking Covid-19 rules

Oct 9th 2020, 8:20 PM 80,386 Views 253 Comments

Laws will now be drafted by Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly and Justice Minister Helen McEntee.

# fines - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Level 3 enforcement: Taoiseach declines to give timeline on when fines could be introduced but says options will be discussed this week
# Level 3
# Level 3

Level 3 enforcement: Taoiseach declines to give timeline on when fines could be introduced but says options will be discussed this week

Updated Oct 7th 2020, 5:30 PM 76,067 Views 119 Comments

The Covid sub-committee met this morning to discuss enforcement of Level 3 restrictions.

# fines - Saturday 25 January, 2020

How many drivers were hit with fines totalling €266k for not paying M50 tolls? It's the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

How many drivers were hit with fines totalling €266k for not paying M50 tolls? It's the week in numbers

Jan 25th 2020, 7:09 PM 16,465 Views 17 Comments

Plus: The number of people who have applied for a job on the Great Blasket Island.

# fines - Friday 8 November, 2019

Zero dog fouling fines issued by council so far this year (78 were issued back in 2016)
# Dublin City
# Dublin City

Zero dog fouling fines issued by council so far this year (78 were issued back in 2016)

Nov 8th 2019, 9:13 AM 12,578 Views 43 Comments

This year’s figure was confirmed in correspondence to Councillor Colm O’Rourke from Dublin City Council.

# fines - Friday 18 October, 2019

Dublin Bus fined €165,000 after more than 50% of services fail to meet punctuality targets
# Sanctioned
# Sanctioned

Dublin Bus fined €165,000 after more than 50% of services fail to meet punctuality targets

Oct 18th 2019, 6:05 AM 24,281 Views 66 Comments

The company is required to meet punctuality targets as part of its contract with the NTA.

# fines - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

'They'll spot you': Luas warning commuters about plain clothes ticket inspectors
# Fines
# Fines

'They'll spot you': Luas warning commuters about plain clothes ticket inspectors

Apr 24th 2019, 9:30 PM 44,494 Views 53 Comments

A new campaign by the private operator was launched earlier this month.

# fines - Monday 8 April, 2019

Poll: Should social media sites be fined for failing to tackle harmful online content?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should social media sites be fined for failing to tackle harmful online content?

Apr 8th 2019, 10:21 AM 16,311 Views 73 Comments

The UK government has proposed establishing a watchdog with the power to fine internet companies.

# fines - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Fines totalling more than €126k in court crackdown on M50 toll dodgers
# Courts
# Courts

Fines totalling more than €126k in court crackdown on M50 toll dodgers

Mar 26th 2019, 9:22 AM 24,444 Views 0 Comments

The penalties yesterday ranged from €2,500 to €15,000.

# fines - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Over 7,000 litter fines were issued around the country last year
# LITTER BUGS
# LITTER BUGS

Over 7,000 litter fines were issued around the country last year

Dec 27th 2018, 9:00 PM 9,588 Views 30 Comments

Dublin City Council issued the most fines at 1465.

# fines - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Ross says no 'heated' row over speeding proposals, but some FG ministers have issues with severity of penalty points
# Fines
# Fines

Ross says no 'heated' row over speeding proposals, but some FG ministers have issues with severity of penalty points

Dec 18th 2018, 5:19 PM 14,697 Views 59 Comments

The general scheme of the Bill was approved this afternoon.

# fines - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Just four dog poo fines were issued in Dublin City so far this year
# Dog Poo
# Dog Poo

Just four dog poo fines were issued in Dublin City so far this year

Nov 8th 2018, 6:10 AM 10,722 Views 42 Comments

Out of the four fines issued this year, just one was paid.

# fines - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Elon Musk and Tesla fined €34.4 million, Musk to step down as chairman over fraud charges
# Ouch
# Ouch

Elon Musk and Tesla fined €34.4 million, Musk to step down as chairman over fraud charges

Sep 30th 2018, 9:30 AM 22,628 Views 18 Comments

The controversial founder of the electric car manufacturer will remain as chief executive however.

# fines - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Gardaí in Dublin have been clamping down on cars parked in cycle lanes
# Fines
# Fines

Gardaí in Dublin have been clamping down on cars parked in cycle lanes

Aug 28th 2018, 9:45 PM 26,735 Views 80 Comments

One garda fined six motorists in 25 minutes.

# fines - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Calls for drivers who park on cycle lanes to get penalty points
# Pay Up
# Pay Up

Calls for drivers who park on cycle lanes to get penalty points

Aug 14th 2018, 8:00 PM 11,462 Views 78 Comments

Motorists continue to park on cycle lane because they face no consequences for doing so, said the party.

# fines - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Poll: Should drivers who exceed the speed limit by a greater margin face tougher penalties?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should drivers who exceed the speed limit by a greater margin face tougher penalties?

Aug 7th 2018, 9:53 AM 30,323 Views 177 Comments

Minister for Transport Shane Ross said a tiered form of speeding offences will be introduced next year.

# fines - Sunday 5 August, 2018

The more you break the speed limit the more you'll be punished under new law
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

The more you break the speed limit the more you'll be punished under new law

Aug 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 42,816 Views 96 Comments

Transport Minister Shane Ross said he hopes to have a general scheme for the legislation ready by Christmas.

# fines - Saturday 4 August, 2018

First woman fined in Denmark for wearing full-face veil - reports
# Fines
# Fines

First woman fined in Denmark for wearing full-face veil - reports

Aug 4th 2018, 8:43 AM 25,570 Views 180 Comments

As of 1 August, wearing a burqa or the niqab in public carries a fine of 1,000 kroner.

# fines - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Poll: Would you report someone for breaking the hosepipe ban?
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Poll: Would you report someone for breaking the hosepipe ban?

Jul 28th 2018, 10:47 AM 47,125 Views 96 Comments

Over 300 reports have been made.

# fines - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Just 93 prosecutions after 6,000 rubbish bags dumped in Dublin city's 'worst litter blackspot'
# Illegal Dumping
# Illegal Dumping

Just 93 prosecutions after 6,000 rubbish bags dumped in Dublin city's 'worst litter blackspot'

Jul 17th 2018, 12:05 AM 22,656 Views 56 Comments

The area is thought to be the most littered part of Dublin.

# fines - Monday 25 June, 2018

'Prison is for dangerous criminals': Drop in numbers sent to prison for non-payment of fines
# Justice
# Justice

'Prison is for dangerous criminals': Drop in numbers sent to prison for non-payment of fines

Jun 25th 2018, 3:37 PM 10,469 Views 31 Comments

More than 2,000 people were sent to prison for failure to pay a court-imposed fine last year.

# fines - Friday 8 June, 2018

Over 2,000 people jailed for non-payment of fines last year
# Court Fines
# Court Fines

Over 2,000 people jailed for non-payment of fines last year

Jun 8th 2018, 6:15 AM 18,979 Views 24 Comments

The latest figures shows there has been a significant drop in the number of imprisonments following new legislation.

# fines - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Drivers fined almost €120,000 in crackdown on M50 toll dodgers
# Taking Its Toll
# Taking Its Toll

Drivers fined almost €120,000 in crackdown on M50 toll dodgers

May 22nd 2018, 6:10 AM 36,551 Views 67 Comments

Fines ranging from €9,000 to €16,000 were handed down to 10 motorists yesterday.

# fines - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Why councils will soon be fining themselves for owning vacant housing sites

Why councils will soon be fining themselves for owning vacant housing sites

Mar 3rd 2018, 4:00 PM 18,651 Views 26 Comments

The vacant sites levy was introduced to free up land for homes.

# fines - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Over 300 retailers targeted in sting operations to see if they're selling cigarettes to under 18s
# Smoking
# Smoking

Over 300 retailers targeted in sting operations to see if they're selling cigarettes to under 18s

Jan 21st 2018, 7:00 AM 27,691 Views 22 Comments

The HSE figures relate to the first three quarters of last year.

# fines - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Drunk droning in the US state of New Jersey is now illegal
# Drones
# Drones

Drunk droning in the US state of New Jersey is now illegal

Jan 20th 2018, 5:30 PM 12,222 Views 6 Comments

Infractions can be punishable by up to six months in prison and a $1,000 (€815) fine.

# fines - Friday 8 December, 2017

Group water schemes will have to pay for a licence under proposed new rules
# In Breach
# In Breach

Group water schemes will have to pay for a licence under proposed new rules

Dec 8th 2017, 6:10 AM 11,319 Views 29 Comments

The EU has commenced infringement proceedings against Ireland for its failure to introduce a licensing system.

# fines - Friday 7 July, 2017

Poll: Do you think fines work?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think fines work?

Jul 7th 2017, 9:36 AM 12,837 Views 32 Comments

Do you have any library books or rented DVDs or videos collecting dust?

# fines - Monday 27 March, 2017

Eircom fined for over-charging nuns' nursing home and leaving it without phone service for weeks
# Phone Service
# Phone Service

Eircom fined for over-charging nuns' nursing home and leaving it without phone service for weeks

Mar 27th 2017, 7:55 PM 15,707 Views 26 Comments

The judge convicted Eircom and imposed fines amounting to €16,500 which must be paid within two months.

# fines - Friday 10 March, 2017

Volkswagen pleads guilty in emissions cheating scandal, set to pay extra €4bn in fines
# Scam
# Scam

Volkswagen pleads guilty in emissions cheating scandal, set to pay extra €4bn in fines

Mar 10th 2017, 11:06 PM 11,806 Views 23 Comments

The guilty plea entered today is in addition to over €16 billion in settlements the company has already agreed to pay.

# fines - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Rivers of Buckfast bottles and human excrement in playgrounds: How can Ireland clean up its act?

Rivers of Buckfast bottles and human excrement in playgrounds: How can Ireland clean up its act?

Feb 26th 2017, 7:40 AM 23,735 Views 46 Comments

We look at international solutions to dirty litter habits – and whether they would be effective here.

# fines - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

'There is no deterrent': Less than a third of Dublin litter fines actually get paid
# Illegal Dumping
# Illegal Dumping

'There is no deterrent': Less than a third of Dublin litter fines actually get paid

Feb 21st 2017, 6:17 PM 8,057 Views 29 Comments

“The council don’t appear to give the issue of illegal dumping the attention it deserves,” one councillor said.

# fines - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Poll: Do you think porn sites should be fined for letting under-18s visit?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think porn sites should be fined for letting under-18s visit?

Dec 3rd 2016, 9:27 AM 15,572 Views 50 Comments

Critics say the process risks restricting adults’ access to legal content and could open a door to fraudsters.

# fines - Friday 10 June, 2016

Drivers fined multiple times for having no NCT certificate
# All The Money
# All The Money

Drivers fined multiple times for having no NCT certificate

Jun 10th 2016, 10:01 PM 23,834 Views 49 Comments

Second prosecutions were taken against people for not having NCT Certificates, in cases where an original fine had already been paid.

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