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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Fines

This year
# dog controls
Dog owners who cannot control their pet should be treated as 'social pariahs', says McConalogue
The Minister for Agriculture was speaking after Cabinet approved a memo proposing that fines for such a breach be doubled to €5,000.
# peegate
Air India fined over passenger's urination incident during flight
A man allegedly relieved himself on a 72-year-old woman seated in business class.
Last year
# Privacy
DPC proposes 'range of fines' on Irish TikTok operation for its processing of children's data
The Dublin based business provides services related to content moderation and data controlling in Europe
# Speeding
Fines for range of road offences have doubled since midnight
The death toll on Irish roads this year stands at 122 people.
# Speeding
More than 1,000 drivers caught speeding on Irish roads over the weekend
Speeds of up to 170 km/h were detected in recent days.
# poonishment
New bill from Green Party TD would increase fine for dog fouling tenfold
Almost one in three fines over the last four years have never been paid.
# Road Safety
Road safety chief warns 'concerning trend' in road deaths could lead to higher fines
At an RSA event today, Waide said that an increase in fines and penalty points this year isn’t “ruled out”.
All time
# Courts
Man fined €15,000 after failing to pay tolls for 648 trips on motorway
Some 47 motorists had been summonsed to appear at Dublin District Court today.
# garda powers
Opposition parties say pushing out Covid-19 emergency powers to November is a step too far
Stephen Donnelly has said he will amend the law so that a three-month extension in November is the only one permitted.
# Penalties
75% of fines for Covid-19 breaches have been issued to men
Nearly half of offences that have led to a fine happened on a weekend.
# Breaches
Nearly 12,000 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches
This includes more than 9,000 €100 fines for non-essential travel.
# Fines
Over 9,800 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches
Under current Covid-19 restrictions, gardaí are continuing to carry out checkpoints nationwide.
# restrictions
Over 7,950 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches
Under current Covid-19 restrictions, gardaí are continuing to carry out checkpoints nationwide.
# travel restrictions
People turned back at border with Northern Ireland as new rules come into effect
People living in Northern Ireland who cross the Irish border without a reasonable excuse face a 100 euro fine from today.
# Fines
Six people due before courts as first summonses issued for non-payment of Covid-19 fines
A court date for not paying a fine could face a €1,000 fine and/or a month in prison.
# restrictions
More than £15,000 in fines handed out following illegal rave in east London
Metropolitan Police attended a venue under a railway arch in Hackney in the early hours of the morning.
# restrictions
Over 770 fines issued by gardaí for non-essential travel since 11 January
Under current Covid-19 restrictions, gardaí are continuing to carry out checkpoints nationwide.
# London
Several people fined following London protest over Brexit fishing deal
Metropolitan Police confirmed that 14 people had been issued with fines after a protest this morning.
# Fines
'They travelled 80km to collect burgers': Gardaí renew warning against breaking travel restrictions
A total of 29 fines have been issued since Monday 12 January.
# Gardaí
New on-the-spot Covid fines: €500 for organising events in breach of rules, €150 for attending
Not wearing a face covering on public transport or in certain retail outlets can carry a fine of €80.
# cases rising
South Korea starts fining people for not wearing masks
The country recorded 191 new coronavirus cases today.
# a fine time
Just under €500k was collected in fare evasion fines on public transport during the pandemic
Capacity on public transport services was greatly reduced after the arrival of Covid-19.
# level 5
Taoiseach says people traveling beyond 5km limit with a reasonable excuse should have no fear about facing fines
There are about 25 reasons listed that allow people to travel beyond their 5km limit.
# new penalties
Explainer: What are the new Garda powers and what fines can be given?
The fines will not come into effect for another week or two.
# Your Say
Poll: Should on-the-spot fines for breaking Covid-19 rules be introduced?
New laws are set to be drafted after the matter was discussed by the Cabinet sub-committee on Covid-19 yesterday.
# Fines
Graduated system of fines to be drafted for breaking Covid-19 rules
Laws will now be drafted by Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly and Justice Minister Helen McEntee.
# Level 3
Level 3 enforcement: Taoiseach declines to give timeline on when fines could be introduced but says options will be discussed this week
The Covid sub-committee met this morning to discuss enforcement of Level 3 restrictions.
# Prime Numbers
How many drivers were hit with fines totalling €266k for not paying M50 tolls? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of people who have applied for a job on the Great Blasket Island.
# Dublin City
Zero dog fouling fines issued by council so far this year (78 were issued back in 2016)
This year’s figure was confirmed in correspondence to Councillor Colm O’Rourke from Dublin City Council.
# Sanctioned
Dublin Bus fined €165,000 after more than 50% of services fail to meet punctuality targets
The company is required to meet punctuality targets as part of its contract with the NTA.
# Fines
'They'll spot you': Luas warning commuters about plain clothes ticket inspectors
A new campaign by the private operator was launched earlier this month.
# Your Say
Poll: Should social media sites be fined for failing to tackle harmful online content?
The UK government has proposed establishing a watchdog with the power to fine internet companies.
# Courts
Fines totalling more than €126k in court crackdown on M50 toll dodgers
The penalties yesterday ranged from €2,500 to €15,000.
Over 7,000 litter fines were issued around the country last year
Dublin City Council issued the most fines at 1465.
# Fines
Ross says no 'heated' row over speeding proposals, but some FG ministers have issues with severity of penalty points
The general scheme of the Bill was approved this afternoon.
# Dog Poo
Just four dog poo fines were issued in Dublin City so far this year
Out of the four fines issued this year, just one was paid.
# Ouch
Elon Musk and Tesla fined €34.4 million, Musk to step down as chairman over fraud charges
The controversial founder of the electric car manufacturer will remain as chief executive however.
# Fines
Gardaí in Dublin have been clamping down on cars parked in cycle lanes
One garda fined six motorists in 25 minutes.
# Pay Up
Calls for drivers who park on cycle lanes to get penalty points
Motorists continue to park on cycle lane because they face no consequences for doing so, said the party.
# Your Say
Poll: Should drivers who exceed the speed limit by a greater margin face tougher penalties?
Minister for Transport Shane Ross said a tiered form of speeding offences will be introduced next year.