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#prosecution

# prosecution - This year 2022

No charges brought against Leo Varadkar over GP contract leak, DPP directs
# Prosecution
# Prosecution

No charges brought against Leo Varadkar over GP contract leak, DPP directs

Jul 6th 2022, 7:56 PM 47,135 Views 38 Comments

The Tánaiste said this evening that he is “pleased at the outcome” of the Garda investigation.

# prosecution - Last year 2021

Mobile coffee truck claims it was threatened with prosecution after offering free drinks to frontline workers
# Limerick
# Limerick

Mobile coffee truck claims it was threatened with prosecution after offering free drinks to frontline workers

Feb 17th 2021, 9:13 PM 58,739 Views 0 Comments

Hook & Ladder has been offering free teas/coffees to frontline workers over the past year.

# prosecution - All time

Families of Bloody Sunday victims 'deeply disappointed' as decision not to prosecute 15 British soldiers is upheld
# Derry
# Derry

Families of Bloody Sunday victims 'deeply disappointed' as decision not to prosecute 15 British soldiers is upheld

Updated Sep 29th 2020, 2:25 PM 33,697 Views 0 Comments

The range of potential offences included murder, attempted murder and causing grievous bodily injury with intent.

Coveney says Johnson promise to protect British soldiers from prosecution 'very concerning'
# Troubles Era
# Troubles Era

Coveney says Johnson promise to protect British soldiers from prosecution 'very concerning'

Updated Nov 11th 2019, 1:15 PM 31,400 Views 0 Comments

The prosecution of British soldiers for actions during the Troubles has proved controversial in the UK.

One former British soldier to be charged with two killings on Bloody Sunday in 1972
# Bloody Sunday
# Bloody Sunday

One former British soldier to be charged with two killings on Bloody Sunday in 1972

Updated Mar 14th 2019, 2:59 PM 50,273 Views 0 Comments

The Northern Ireland Public Prosecution Service announced its decision this morning.

Charges dropped against ex-police chief accused of blaming Liverpool fans for Hillsborough disaster
# Norman Bettison
# Norman Bettison

Charges dropped against ex-police chief accused of blaming Liverpool fans for Hillsborough disaster

Aug 21st 2018, 11:31 AM 12,014 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors said the decision came as there were changes in the evidence of two witnesses, while a third passed away.

Jon Venables charged with offences relating to indecent images of children
# Court
# Court

Jon Venables charged with offences relating to indecent images of children

Jan 5th 2018, 4:57 PM 39,746 Views 0 Comments

Venables will appear before the UK Crown Court.

Pilot jailed for dropping £2.5m-worth of cocaine into a field in Kent
# Drop Off Point
# Drop Off Point

Pilot jailed for dropping £2.5m-worth of cocaine into a field in Kent

Nov 28th 2017, 9:32 PM 20,322 Views 9 Comments

The Belgian pilot admitted to the offence at the Old Bailey today, and was sentenced to 14 years.

Cabinet approves changes to make it illegal to let unaccompanied learners drive your car
# Prosecution
# Prosecution

Cabinet approves changes to make it illegal to let unaccompanied learners drive your car

Nov 7th 2017, 9:42 PM 39,938 Views 101 Comments

Gardaí will also be allowed seize a vehicle if a learner driver is discovered to be driving without a qualified driver present.

Driver to be prosecuted for parking across two disabled bays in Cork
# Operation Enable
# Operation Enable

Driver to be prosecuted for parking across two disabled bays in Cork

Aug 28th 2017, 12:24 PM 59,204 Views 106 Comments

Gardaí are clamping down on those that illegally park in disabled spaces as part of Operation Enable.

Jason Corbett's son: 'Molly will always be remembered as a murderer'
# Jason Corbett Trial
# Jason Corbett Trial

Jason Corbett's son: 'Molly will always be remembered as a murderer'

Aug 9th 2017, 8:26 PM 53,400 Views 35 Comments

Jack Corbett, aged 13, said Molly Corbett had deprived him and his younger sister of an adoring father.

18 British soldiers being considered for prosecution over Bloody Sunday
# Bloody Sunday
# Bloody Sunday

18 British soldiers being considered for prosecution over Bloody Sunday

May 12th 2017, 8:42 PM 14,305 Views 68 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Public Prosecution Service said it is likely to be some time before a decision is made.

Man jailed for 'brutal' double murder of ex-girlfriend and her new partner in Cardiff city centre
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man jailed for 'brutal' double murder of ex-girlfriend and her new partner in Cardiff city centre

Feb 28th 2017, 3:40 PM 16,793 Views 8 Comments

Saunders pleaded guilty to two counts of murder at Cardiff Crown Court in December.

3,000 investigations into allegations of abuse of animals last year
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

3,000 investigations into allegations of abuse of animals last year

Sep 26th 2016, 5:40 PM 8,908 Views 26 Comments

The ISPCA also was involved in 35 prosecutions.

South African court rejects state appeal for a longer jail sentence for Pistorius
# Prison Term
# Prison Term

South African court rejects state appeal for a longer jail sentence for Pistorius

Aug 26th 2016, 11:18 AM 9,710 Views 28 Comments

State prosecutors said Oscar Pistorius’ six year term for killing his girlfriend is inappropriate.

Man who drove car into bonfire and attacked 3 gardaí gets partially suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Man who drove car into bonfire and attacked 3 gardaí gets partially suspended sentence

Jul 1st 2016, 3:55 PM 16,043 Views 45 Comments

The man had also stolen a car and had been in unlawful possession of a handgun.

Computer fault let man take out €13,600 from an ATM
# Courts
# Courts

Computer fault let man take out €13,600 from an ATM

Jun 24th 2016, 6:00 AM 24,256 Views 18 Comments

The court was told that the State had failed to prove the bank existed.

An American teenager has barely escaped prosecution for sexually exploiting... himself
# North Carolina
# North Carolina

An American teenager has barely escaped prosecution for sexually exploiting... himself

Sep 21st 2015, 4:32 PM 41,532 Views 77 Comments

The 17-year-old and his girlfriend have been caught in an anti-’sexting’ crossfire.

Penalty point dodgers who fail to produce a driving licence in court could face prosecution
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Penalty point dodgers who fail to produce a driving licence in court could face prosecution

Jun 22nd 2015, 2:15 PM 16,039 Views 19 Comments

A report recently highlighted the problem of non-endorsement of driving licences with penalty points.

NI pastor charged over a sermon in which he branded Islam 'satanic'
# James McConnell
# James McConnell

NI pastor charged over a sermon in which he branded Islam 'satanic'

Jun 18th 2015, 8:57 AM 12,952 Views 75 Comments

First Minister Peter Robinson involved himself in the controversy by defending Pastor James McConnell.

Graham Dwyer was a "sadistic, brutal pervert with nothing on his mind other than murder", jury told
# Prosecution
# Prosecution

Graham Dwyer was a "sadistic, brutal pervert with nothing on his mind other than murder", jury told

Mar 20th 2015, 10:56 PM 60,796 Views 0 Comments

The jury are expected to retire and make their deliberations next week.

Cavan pub fined €7,000 over sale of counterfeit Smirnoff
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Cavan pub fined €7,000 over sale of counterfeit Smirnoff

Feb 5th 2015, 4:00 PM 34,400 Views 41 Comments

Nine food businesses were also served with closure orders last month – was your favourite restaurant among them?

Why have there been no prosecutions for female genital mutilation in Ireland?
# Law On Paper
# Law On Paper

Why have there been no prosecutions for female genital mutilation in Ireland?

Aug 3rd 2014, 8:15 AM 10,932 Views 68 Comments

FGM was outlawed in Ireland two years ago, but no one has been convicted under the new law yet.

Unregistered Carlow plumber prosecuted for installing gas boilers
# Dangerous
# Dangerous

Unregistered Carlow plumber prosecuted for installing gas boilers

Jul 28th 2014, 4:48 PM 19,932 Views 46 Comments

This is the third successful prosecution by CER this year.

Man prosecuted for wrongfully impersonating a registered gas installer
# Gas Character
# Gas Character

Man prosecuted for wrongfully impersonating a registered gas installer

May 28th 2014, 6:00 PM 12,500 Views 34 Comments

The man was given probation for installing a boiler without a licence.

Turf cutters take High Court action to halt their prosecution
# Bogs
# Bogs

Turf cutters take High Court action to halt their prosecution

Mar 10th 2014, 6:19 PM 9,450 Views 0 Comments

Two men charged with cutting turf on conservation areas have taken the action to prevent their criminal prosecution.

Notorious Somali pirate 'Big Mouth' nabbed in undercover operation
# Brussels
# Brussels

Notorious Somali pirate 'Big Mouth' nabbed in undercover operation

Oct 14th 2013, 6:00 PM 12,965 Views 37 Comments

The pirate, Mohamed Abdi Hassan, was arrested after going to sign what he thought was a movie contract.

English law 'does not prohibit gender-specific abortions'
# Abortion
# Abortion

English law 'does not prohibit gender-specific abortions'

Oct 8th 2013, 7:13 PM 9,505 Views 76 Comments

The UK’s Director of Public Prosecutions commented on a case where two doctors were not prosecuted for attempting unlawfully to procure a miscarriage.

Ex-FBI agent pleads guilty to leaking details of Al Qaeda plot to Associated Press
# Leaks
# Leaks

Ex-FBI agent pleads guilty to leaking details of Al Qaeda plot to Associated Press

Sep 24th 2013, 8:31 AM 3,752 Views 9 Comments

The ex-agent, Donald Sachtleben, “willfully disclosed … national defence information to a person not authorised to receive it” the Justice Department said last night.

'Shocking' number of food businesses served with closure orders in May
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

'Shocking' number of food businesses served with closure orders in May

Jun 6th 2013, 8:05 AM 18,195 Views 35 Comments

The Food Safety Authority said businesses must be vigilant as we enter the summer months and risks for bacteria related illnesses increase.

Column: Assisted suicide not permitted, but we still must find a humane path for these people
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Assisted suicide not permitted, but we still must find a humane path for these people

Apr 29th 2013, 7:00 PM 183 Views 38 Comments

Today, seven judges from the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal by Marie Fleming, who had sought to be allowed an assisted suicide without the risk of prosecution for anyone who helped her, but where to next with this contentious debate, asks Dr Eimear Spain.

88 convictions for dog control offences in 2012
# Dog Control
# Dog Control

88 convictions for dog control offences in 2012

Apr 11th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,031 Views 18 Comments

A total of 3,540 on-the-spot fines were issued in 2012 for offences like dog fouling and failure to pay a dog licence.

Italy court orders retrial for Amanda Knox
# Meredith Kercher
# Meredith Kercher

Italy court orders retrial for Amanda Knox

Mar 26th 2013, 9:42 AM 20,916 Views 87 Comments

Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito were acquitted on appeal in 2011 for the killing of Meredith Kercher – but now face a retrial.

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 12,876 Views 117 Comments

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

Almost 2,500 convictions for tax and excise offences in 2012
# Revenue
# Revenue

Almost 2,500 convictions for tax and excise offences in 2012

Jan 4th 2013, 6:47 PM 8,506 Views 18 Comments

There were 25 convictions for serious tax evasion in 2012 according to figures released by Revenue this evening.

Column: If you read something offensive, don’t retweet it, report it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: If you read something offensive, don’t retweet it, report it

Nov 4th 2012, 8:15 AM 188 Views 29 Comments

The future of the internet depends on social networks like Facebook and Twitter developing better protocols for dealing with offensive and potentially criminal postings, writes Dr Ciarán Mc Mahon.

Pussy Riot trial: singer compares prosecution to Stalin-era repression
# Russia
# Russia

Pussy Riot trial: singer compares prosecution to Stalin-era repression

Aug 8th 2012, 12:42 PM 5,814 Views 9 Comments

Band’s final statement before verdict delivered amid high-profile calls for leniency.

Defence argues that Breivik was sane when he carried out killings
# Killing
# Killing

Defence argues that Breivik was sane when he carried out killings

Jun 22nd 2012, 12:22 PM 2,125 Views 13 Comments

The prosecution is calling for Breivik to be declared insane, but Breivik has said he will appeal the verdict if he is found criminally insane.

Ratko Mladic trial suspended by court - again
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

Ratko Mladic trial suspended by court - again

Jun 18th 2012, 7:53 PM 2,197 Views 1 Comment

The trial had originally been suspended on 17 May and was due to resume next week.

Mladic war crimes trial to resume with first witness on 25 June
# ICTY
# ICTY

Mladic war crimes trial to resume with first witness on 25 June

May 24th 2012, 3:36 PM 955 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for the so-called Butcher of Bosnia were refused their request for a six-month delay.

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