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#Fines

# fines - Thursday 7 March, 2013

More than 300 fines issued as gardaí crack down on broken lights
# Operation Light Up
# Operation Light Up

More than 300 fines issued as gardaí crack down on broken lights

Mar 7th 2013, 12:09 PM 12,791 Views 117 Comments

Operation Light up was held over two days last month and resulted in 317 prosecutions.

# fines - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Ireland still paying €12k-a-day fine for septic tank compliance failure
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

Ireland still paying €12k-a-day fine for septic tank compliance failure

Feb 9th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,701 Views 59 Comments

Environment Minister Phil Hogan had vowed to wrap up EPA inspections – needed for the daily fines to stop – before end of last month but deadline has not been met.

# fines - Friday 1 February, 2013

Here's how 7,500 people went to jail for not paying fines in 2012
# Justice System
# Justice System

Here's how 7,500 people went to jail for not paying fines in 2012

Feb 1st 2013, 6:55 AM 13,194 Views 56 Comments

An average of 20 people a day were jailed for non-payment of fines last year – despite moves to reduce the figures.

# fines - Monday 21 January, 2013

Snapshot: 'All fines to be paid to Per Mertesacker' - here's Arsenal's dressing-room rules
# Fines
From The42
# Fines

Snapshot: 'All fines to be paid to Per Mertesacker' - here's Arsenal's dressing-room rules

Jan 21st 2013, 10:35 AM 6,256 Views 4 Comments

Here’s a novel way to pay Theo Walcott’s pay rise…

# fines - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Poll: Have you paid the household charge yet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you paid the household charge yet?

Oct 25th 2012, 10:14 AM 17,029 Views 253 Comments

Some householders are receiving warning letters in error but have you paid the €100 tax yet?

# fines - Monday 22 October, 2012

Law reform will allow fines to be paid in instalments
# You So Fine
# You So Fine

Law reform will allow fines to be paid in instalments

Oct 22nd 2012, 4:18 PM 6,222 Views 44 Comments

A new scheme approved by ministers could see unpaid fines deducted from a person’s wages if they remain unpaid.

# fines - Monday 23 July, 2012

Penn State fined $60m, hit with bowl and scholarship penalties for Sandusky scandal
# Penn State Scandal
From The42
# Penn State Scandal

Penn State fined $60m, hit with bowl and scholarship penalties for Sandusky scandal

Jul 23rd 2012, 3:35 PM 1,349 Views 3 Comments

The NCAA handed down the unprecedented penalties following an investigation into the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal.

# fines - Saturday 21 July, 2012

25 people a day are being jailed for not paying fines
# Courts
# Courts

25 people a day are being jailed for not paying fines

Jul 21st 2012, 7:15 AM 6,887 Views 30 Comments

The high number of people being jailed for non-payment has been described as “expensive and pointless”.

# fines - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Maximum prison sentence for some white collar crimes doubles
# White Collar Crime
# White Collar Crime

Maximum prison sentence for some white collar crimes doubles

Jul 3rd 2012, 6:45 AM 4,574 Views 30 Comments

The new legislation is a part of a crackdown on white collar crime.

# fines - Monday 2 July, 2012

GlaxoSmithKline fined $3 billion in US
# Fraud
# Fraud

GlaxoSmithKline fined $3 billion in US

Jul 2nd 2012, 6:54 PM 11,010 Views 15 Comments

The fine was the largest health care fraud settlement in US history.

# fines - Monday 18 June, 2012

Registration for septic tank inspections may begin this month
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

Registration for septic tank inspections may begin this month

Jun 18th 2012, 12:03 PM 6,253 Views 49 Comments

The Department of the Environment says testing for the delayed registration is underway, and the rollout could be soon.

# fines - Thursday 31 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

May 31st 2012, 8:05 PM 2,892 Views 4 Comments

Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# fines - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Unforeseen delay in rollout of septic tank registrations
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

Unforeseen delay in rollout of septic tank registrations

Apr 18th 2012, 3:03 PM 4,193 Views 31 Comments

Phil Hogan is forced to acknowledge that registrations for tanks will be delayed, but there is no comment on why.

# fines - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Cyclists should face on-the-spot fines for rule breaking - TD
# Cyclists
# Cyclists

Cyclists should face on-the-spot fines for rule breaking - TD

Feb 28th 2012, 10:05 AM 2,840 Views 40 Comments

A cycling group has backed Kevin Humphreys’ call for better enforcement, but said there could be difficulties in practice.

# fines - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Monaghan and Kildare hit with €5,000 fines
# Ill-Discipline
From The42
# Ill-Discipline

Monaghan and Kildare hit with €5,000 fines

Feb 15th 2012, 9:44 AM 337 Views 1 Comment

The GAA’s CCCC has made the decision after the two sides were involved in ugly scenes in Clones last Sunday.

# fines - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Explainer: What's going on with Ireland's septic tanks?
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

Explainer: What's going on with Ireland's septic tanks?

Jan 24th 2012, 11:07 AM 8,386 Views 35 Comments

The government’s under pressure over its plans to enforce mandatory inspections of septic tanks. So what’s the story?

# fines - Friday 13 January, 2012

State won't face septic tank fines in February despite government claims
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

State won't face septic tank fines in February despite government claims

Jan 13th 2012, 5:21 PM 3,477 Views 28 Comments

The government has rejected claims that it has misled the Dáil and the public over fines for failure to comply with EU regulations on septic tanks.

# fines - Friday 30 December, 2011

16 new penalty points to be introduced in 2012
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

16 new penalty points to be introduced in 2012

Dec 30th 2011, 1:09 PM 14,088 Views 132 Comments

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar is to introduce the penalty points and fines by the end of 2012, as part of his focus on road safety in Ireland.

# fines - Monday 19 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Dec 19th 2011, 7:52 PM 3,136 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: The fallout (not literally) from the death of Kim Jong-il; Ireland’s health under the microscope; and is it New Year’s resolution time already?

Guess how many people have been jailed for not paying fines this year?
# Fines
# Fines

Guess how many people have been jailed for not paying fines this year?

Dec 19th 2011, 5:34 PM 8,473 Views 39 Comments

New figures reveal the thousands of people who have been jailed this year in Ireland for non-payment of fines.

# fines - Friday 25 November, 2011

Tough sanctions for Tyrone brawl clubs
# Red Handed
From The42
# Red Handed

Tough sanctions for Tyrone brawl clubs

Nov 25th 2011, 1:12 PM 280 Views 0 Comments

The county board has proposed bans which total 452 weeks after the trouble between Carrickmore and Dromore players and supporters.

# fines - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

# fines - Thursday 25 August, 2011

# fines - Monday 30 May, 2011

"You'll be back from prison in time for your dinner" - What really happens when you don't pay your TV licence
# Opinion
# Opinion

"You'll be back from prison in time for your dinner" - What really happens when you don't pay your TV licence

May 30th 2011, 5:35 PM 416 Views 25 Comments

As figures reveal that more than 540 people were jailed last year for defaulting on fines, a Journal.ie reader reveals that she was told by a garda that if she went to prison for not paying a fine she’d be out that afternoon and could spend the money in the shops.

# fines - Thursday 9 September, 2010

5 of the biggest fines in corporate history
# Goldman Sachs
# Goldman Sachs

5 of the biggest fines in corporate history

Sep 9th 2010, 4:19 PM 529 Views 0 Comments

As Goldman Sachs is fined £17.5m, TheJournal.ie looks at the most whopping fines levied on banks and businesses to date.

# fines - Friday 13 August, 2010

BP agrees to pay record fine for 2005 refinery explosion
# BP
# BP

BP agrees to pay record fine for 2005 refinery explosion

Aug 13th 2010, 11:54 AM 228 Views 0 Comments

But the €39.3m it’s paying won’t come close to matching the fines it’ll have for the Gulf oil leak.