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# law-and-order - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

US officials investigating 'bribery scheme' involving donations in return for presidential pardons
# Law And Order
# Law And Order

US officials investigating 'bribery scheme' involving donations in return for presidential pardons

Dec 2nd 2020, 7:30 AM 44,445 Views 42 Comments

The scheme was allegedly directed at unnamed ‘senior White House officials’.

# law-and-order - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Almost all women in Irish prisons are there for committing petty crime
# Law And Order
# Law And Order

Almost all women in Irish prisons are there for committing petty crime

Apr 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 47,060 Views 43 Comments

95% of women in jail are committed for crimes such as shoplifting, failure to pay fines or handling stolen goods.

# law-and-order - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Ulster U20 semi-final marred by ugly post-match scenes as mass brawl erupts
# Shemozzle
From The42
# Shemozzle

Ulster U20 semi-final marred by ugly post-match scenes as mass brawl erupts

Jun 9th 2018, 1:58 PM 20,797 Views 15 Comments

For the love of God, won’t somebody think of the children?

'Dog's dinner' judges Bill is going to be passed by summer, says Ross
# Law And Order
# Law And Order

'Dog's dinner' judges Bill is going to be passed by summer, says Ross

Jun 9th 2018, 7:00 AM 12,523 Views 8 Comments

When passed, the law will ensure there is a “fair system of how judges are appointed”, said Shane Ross.

# law-and-order - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Whatever is happening to that 'dog's dinner' of a Bill?
# Law And Order
# Law And Order

Whatever is happening to that 'dog's dinner' of a Bill?

Apr 17th 2018, 7:12 PM 12,986 Views 7 Comments

Ministers signed off on 50 proposed amendments to the Judicial Appointments Bill today.

# law-and-order - Monday 26 June, 2017

Judges say new appointments bill is 'seriously flawed'
# Law And Order
# Law And Order

Judges say new appointments bill is 'seriously flawed'

Jun 26th 2017, 5:42 PM 17,927 Views 38 Comments

Senior judges have written to Leo Varadkar over the “serious implications” the legislative changes could have.

# law-and-order - Friday 4 November, 2016

Garda reps say martial law was threatened - Taoiseach says it was never contemplated
# Law And Order
# Law And Order

Garda reps say martial law was threatened - Taoiseach says it was never contemplated

Nov 4th 2016, 3:48 PM 26,233 Views 59 Comments

The GRA’s officer board claimed they were told there was “an immediate and viable threat to the security of the State”.

# law-and-order - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Shock of Gibraltar: Rodgers' Celtic go down to minnows in Champions League tie
# Rock Bottom
From The42
# Rock Bottom

Shock of Gibraltar: Rodgers' Celtic go down to minnows in Champions League tie

Jul 12th 2016, 9:00 PM 44,931 Views 85 Comments

Police officer Lee Casciaro’s strike just after half-time proved to be the match winner for the Lincoln Red Imps.

# law-and-order - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Kazakhstan to chemically castrate paedophiles
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Kazakhstan to chemically castrate paedophiles

Mar 19th 2016, 10:00 AM 29,106 Views 51 Comments

The move comes after a spike in child rapes.

# law-and-order - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Fergus McFadden cited for alleged stamp on former team-mate Nathan White
# Law And Order
From The42
# Law And Order

Fergus McFadden cited for alleged stamp on former team-mate Nathan White

Jan 3rd 2016, 5:30 PM 10,264 Views 14 Comments

The winger could miss out on Leinster’s trip to face Ospreys next weekend if found guilty.

# law-and-order - Monday 2 November, 2015

Die Hard actor and former Senator Fred Thompson dies aged 73
# RIP
# RIP

Die Hard actor and former Senator Fred Thompson dies aged 73

Nov 2nd 2015, 8:07 AM 19,297 Views 17 Comments

The 6ft 6in former lawyer also starred in Cape Fear and In The Line of Fire.

# law-and-order - Friday 13 February, 2015

A world first: There are now more female than male solicitors in Ireland
# Law And Order
# Law And Order

A world first: There are now more female than male solicitors in Ireland

Feb 13th 2015, 11:10 AM 16,433 Views 65 Comments

Just 92 years ago, the first woman solicitor was admitted to the profession.

# law-and-order - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Public order offences down in Dublin as gardaí target drunks and 'aggressive begging'
# Law And Order
# Law And Order

Public order offences down in Dublin as gardaí target drunks and 'aggressive begging'

Oct 16th 2014, 8:41 PM 15,040 Views 56 Comments

Justice Minister said figures for the first nine months of this year show drunkenness is down significantly in the two main city centre divisions.

# law-and-order - Friday 9 May, 2014

"It’s very easy to have an establishment view." Minister wants open competition for top Garda job
# Guerin Report
# Guerin Report

"It’s very easy to have an establishment view." Minister wants open competition for top Garda job

May 9th 2014, 4:20 PM 10,574 Views 30 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald also says she will “take lessons” from the criticisms of her predecessor Alan Shatter.

# law-and-order - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Two-week suspension means Tom Court may have played his last game for Ulster
# Court Dismissed
From The42
# Court Dismissed

Two-week suspension means Tom Court may have played his last game for Ulster

May 8th 2014, 3:59 PM 3,156 Views 4 Comments

The Ulster prop will be banned for Ulster’s upcoming Pro12 semi-final

# law-and-order - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Rival coaches in agreement, dangerous tackle punishments need a serious review
# Law And Order
From The42
# Law And Order

Rival coaches in agreement, dangerous tackle punishments need a serious review

May 3rd 2014, 10:00 AM 12,204 Views 11 Comments

‘Why does the penalty vary on how a player falls?’ Asked a bewildered Mark Anscombe last night.

# law-and-order - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

More gardaí on duty at certain times under roster changes
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

More gardaí on duty at certain times under roster changes

Sep 11th 2012, 5:24 PM 9,616 Views 60 Comments

Changes to the An Garda Síochána’s roster and working time arrangements have been agreed and implemented, the Garda commissioner said this evening.

# law-and-order - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

US town to fine people $20 for swearing in public
# Swear Jar
From The Daily Edge
# Swear Jar

US town to fine people $20 for swearing in public

Jun 12th 2012, 9:13 AM 2,301 Views 15 Comments

It’s £$%^&* crazy.

# law-and-order - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Explainer: How can ministers sign laws without Dáil approval?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: How can ministers sign laws without Dáil approval?

Jan 29th 2012, 8:15 AM 10,643 Views 51 Comments

How come some laws – like the ‘Irish SOPA’ – can be signed into law without being passed through the Oireachtas? We explain.

# law-and-order - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Prime numbers: the week in stats
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Prime numbers: the week in stats

Jan 28th 2012, 7:15 PM 3,692 Views 4 Comments

Earthquakes! Earnings! Petitions! Racehorses! Healthy cities?! Our weekly numerical guide to the events of the last seven days.

# law-and-order - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Cabinet approves plans to scrap up to 3,000 old and obsolete laws
# Law And Order
# Law And Order

Cabinet approves plans to scrap up to 3,000 old and obsolete laws

Jan 26th 2012, 1:46 PM 5,284 Views 32 Comments

A Bill being prepared by Brendan Howlin will repeal thousands of obsolete laws which were passed before Irish independence.

# law-and-order - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Rory feels the long arm of the law – and Skypes Boston cop’s sister back in Dublin
# Cuffed
From The42
# Cuffed

Rory feels the long arm of the law – and Skypes Boston cop’s sister back in Dublin

Jun 22nd 2011, 12:47 PM 489 Views 1 Comment

One Dublin resident took an unexpected video call from a certain US Open-winning someone on Monday.