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#Fines

# fines - Thursday 1 April, 2021

75% of fines for Covid-19 breaches have been issued to men
# Penalties
# Penalties

75% of fines for Covid-19 breaches have been issued to men

Apr 1st 2021, 8:30 PM 20,538 Views 65 Comments

Nearly half of offences that have led to a fine happened on a weekend.

# fines - Friday 5 March, 2021

Nearly 12,000 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches
# Breaches
# Breaches

Nearly 12,000 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches

Mar 5th 2021, 7:15 PM 26,480 Views 60 Comments

This includes more than 9,000 €100 fines for non-essential travel.

# fines - Friday 26 February, 2021

Over 9,800 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches
# Fines
# Fines

Over 9,800 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches

Feb 26th 2021, 3:47 PM 16,579 Views 52 Comments

Under current Covid-19 restrictions, gardaí are continuing to carry out checkpoints nationwide.

# fines - Friday 19 February, 2021

Over 7,950 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Over 7,950 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches

Feb 19th 2021, 5:43 PM 18,557 Views 45 Comments

Under current Covid-19 restrictions, gardaí are continuing to carry out checkpoints nationwide.

# fines - Monday 8 February, 2021

People turned back at border with Northern Ireland as new rules come into effect
# Travel Restrictions
# Travel Restrictions

People turned back at border with Northern Ireland as new rules come into effect

Updated Feb 8th 2021, 3:04 PM 47,733 Views 68 Comments

People living in Northern Ireland who cross the Irish border without a reasonable excuse face a 100 euro fine from today.

# fines - Friday 5 February, 2021

Six people due before courts as first summonses issued for non-payment of Covid-19 fines
# Fines
# Fines

Six people due before courts as first summonses issued for non-payment of Covid-19 fines

Feb 5th 2021, 3:36 PM 27,450 Views 88 Comments

A court date for not paying a fine could face a €1,000 fine and/or a month in prison.

# fines - Sunday 24 January, 2021

More than £15,000 in fines handed out following illegal rave in east London
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

More than £15,000 in fines handed out following illegal rave in east London

Jan 24th 2021, 4:25 PM 28,475 Views 13 Comments

Metropolitan Police attended a venue under a railway arch in Hackney in the early hours of the morning.

# fines - Friday 22 January, 2021

Over 770 fines issued by gardaí for non-essential travel since 11 January
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Over 770 fines issued by gardaí for non-essential travel since 11 January

Jan 22nd 2021, 3:53 PM 17,172 Views 36 Comments

Under current Covid-19 restrictions, gardaí are continuing to carry out checkpoints nationwide.

# fines - Monday 18 January, 2021

Several people fined following London protest over Brexit fishing deal
# London
# London

Several people fined following London protest over Brexit fishing deal

Jan 18th 2021, 5:09 PM 16,405 Views 27 Comments

Metropolitan Police confirmed that 14 people had been issued with fines after a protest this morning.

# 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

Jan 14th 2021, 4:54 PM 140,888 Views 104 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 40,737 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 12,805 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 33,133 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 78,787 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 47,360 Views 64 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 60,282 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 80,442 Views 254 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 76,169 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 16,486 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 12,692 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 24,450 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 44,937 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 16,314 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 24,534 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 9,655 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 14,705 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 10,886 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 22,633 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 26,803 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 11,506 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 30,362 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 42,841 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 25,604 Views 179 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 47,138 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 22,734 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 10,476 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 19,113 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 36,738 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 18,665 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 27,897 Views 22 Comments

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

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