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# prosecutions - Thursday 14 March, 2019

'After 47 years, this is a moment': Anxious wait for families before Bloody Sunday announcement

“Putting a soldier in jail wouldn’t make me happy whatsoever,” Kevin McKinney says, whose father was shot dead in 1972.

# prosecutions - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Apologising for criminalisation of homosexuality Varadkar says 'people allowed the law to do its bashing for them'

The Dáil is offering an apology today to all the men convicted before the decriminalisation of homosexuality.

# prosecutions - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Eleven 'charity shops' that weren't charities have been caught breaking the rules

Action has been taken by the Charities Regulator over the last year.

# prosecutions - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Judge dismisses Go Safe speeding cases, calling them a 'charade' and 'embarrassing'

“I am not going to waste the court’s time with these cases,” Judge Patrick Durcan said in Killaloe yesterday.

# prosecutions - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Poll: Should people who refuse to co-operate with the Census be prosecuted? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people who refuse to co-operate with the Census be prosecuted?

There were five successful prosecutions after the 2011 survey.

# prosecutions - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Just 8 convictions came from 325 allegations of abuse against priests and brothers

This comes as part of an investigation into how the Catholic church has dealt with child abuse.

# prosecutions - Friday 17 April, 2015

Litterbugs are REALLY bad at paying fines

And a councillor thinks it could cause reputational damage.

# prosecutions - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Did you pay your TV licence last year? A lot of people in Kerry didn't

Due to the size of the city, Dublin topped new figures on summonses.

# prosecutions - Friday 12 December, 2014

At least eight people prosecuted for animal abuse so far under new cruelty law

The DSPCA reports multiple prosecutions under the new Act.

# prosecutions - Monday 9 June, 2014

Ten mother and baby homes carried out vaccine trials on almost 300 children - report

It is believed the trials took place between 1960 to 1976.

# prosecutions - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Eight businesses convicted after staff smoked on premises illegally

Three premises were also convicted for selling tobacco related products to minors in the first three months of 2014.

# prosecutions - Monday 17 March, 2014

"They don't know what daylight is": Rescuing hens to give them a new life

You’ll want to buy free-range eggs after finding out about the lives these hens lived.

# prosecutions - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Just one prosecution being sought over horsemeat scandal

Minister Simon Coveney says he is not going to court unless he knows he can win.

# prosecutions - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Two Chinese restaurants among 12 enforcement orders served last month

The Food Safety Authority closed twelve business last month under food safety legislation.

# prosecutions - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

New report on human trafficking highlights low number of prosecutions

The Immigrant Council of Ireland said this shows a “clear need for a fresh approach to identifying victims”.

# prosecutions - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Figures show scale of non-compliance with food labelling and traceability

The figures were released over the past year and also indicate how many prosecutions took place.

# prosecutions - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Shatter admits frustration, but says Anglo probe can't be rushed

The minister for justice responds to criticism from Pat Rabbitte in today’s Sunday Independent, saying full investigations need time.

# prosecutions - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

DPP prosecuted in more than 60 per cent of cases last year DPP

DPP prosecuted in more than 60 per cent of cases last year

However, about 3,312 suspects were not prosecuted by the DPP because of a lack of sufficient evidence in Garda files.

# prosecutions - Thursday 19 May, 2011

White collar criminals will not be "protected species"

Minister vows to give gardaí and prosecutors powers to bring prosecutions more efficiently and to tackle white collar crime.