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#Taxi Driver

# taxi-driver - Friday 28 May, 2021

Sofa Watch: Irish Olympic hopefuls join Ryan as the Late Late wraps up for the summer
# Sofa Watch
# Sofa Watch

Sofa Watch: Irish Olympic hopefuls join Ryan as the Late Late wraps up for the summer

May 28th 2021, 5:01 PM 7,152 Views 8 Comments

All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.

# taxi-driver - Friday 29 January, 2021

Taxi driver who sexually assaulted passenger who passed out in his car jailed for four years
# Courts
# Courts

Taxi driver who sexually assaulted passenger who passed out in his car jailed for four years

Jan 29th 2021, 5:27 PM 32,899 Views 0 Comments

The victim told the court of how she continues to live with the “devastating” impact of what had happened.

# taxi-driver - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Jail time increased for man who attacked taxi driver with glass bottle
# State Appeal
# State Appeal

Jail time increased for man who attacked taxi driver with glass bottle

Jul 22nd 2020, 7:17 PM 24,476 Views 20 Comments

The man had pleaded guilty to assault causing harm at Slade Road, Saggart in 2015.

# taxi-driver - Monday 13 January, 2020

Taxi driver scammed passengers 270 times using remote control to add €9 to fares, court hears
# Overcharging
# Overcharging

Taxi driver scammed passengers 270 times using remote control to add €9 to fares, court hears

Jan 13th 2020, 10:43 PM 42,018 Views 59 Comments

Raymond Pidgeon pleaded guilty to the offence in court today.

# taxi-driver - Monday 26 August, 2019

Taxi driver appears in court charged with raping a woman in his car in Dublin
# Courts
# Courts

Taxi driver appears in court charged with raping a woman in his car in Dublin

Aug 26th 2019, 6:57 PM 51,175 Views 0 Comments

Granting bail, Judge John O’Leary ordered that the man “refrain from driving a taxi”.

# taxi-driver - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Man to stand trial accused of racist attack on taxi driver after video of alleged incident went viral
# Courts
# Courts

Man to stand trial accused of racist attack on taxi driver after video of alleged incident went viral

Jul 17th 2019, 3:56 PM 23,711 Views 0 Comments

Clive Mason appeared before Judge Bryan Smyth at Dublin District Court today.

# taxi-driver - Monday 6 May, 2019

Four people arrested after alleged serious assault on Dublin taxi driver
# Crumlin
# Crumlin

Four people arrested after alleged serious assault on Dublin taxi driver

May 6th 2019, 4:25 PM 32,629 Views 0 Comments

The taxi driver was taken to hospital for treatment for serious head and facial injuries.

# taxi-driver - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Crack cocaine addict who robbed taxi driver after threatening him with pointed weapon jailed
# Court
# Court

Crack cocaine addict who robbed taxi driver after threatening him with pointed weapon jailed

Mar 28th 2019, 6:00 AM 15,397 Views 26 Comments

Gerard Cully pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to robbery of the taxi driver.

# taxi-driver - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Taxi driver who stole €75k off elderly customer with dementia jailed for two years
# Courts
# Courts

Taxi driver who stole €75k off elderly customer with dementia jailed for two years

Jan 31st 2019, 8:01 PM 42,277 Views 0 Comments

Pamela O’Brien (83) had been hiring a taxi to take her to and from the shops.

# taxi-driver - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Bendtner to serve 50-day prison sentence for assaulting taxi driver after dropping appeal
# Case Closed
From The42
# Case Closed

Bendtner to serve 50-day prison sentence for assaulting taxi driver after dropping appeal

Nov 21st 2018, 5:54 PM 5,215 Views 7 Comments

The Denmark international was found guilty earlier this month after the victim reportedly suffered a broken jaw.

# taxi-driver - Monday 16 April, 2018

Man arrested in Donegal after robbery and assault on taxi driver in Derry
# Cross Border
# Cross Border

Man arrested in Donegal after robbery and assault on taxi driver in Derry

Apr 16th 2018, 10:59 AM 11,177 Views 9 Comments

The man held a taxi driver a knifepoint and forced him to drive across the border to Donegal.

# taxi-driver - Monday 5 February, 2018

Gardaí investigating sudden death of on-duty taxi driver on Sunday morning
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí investigating sudden death of on-duty taxi driver on Sunday morning

Feb 5th 2018, 7:37 AM 41,391 Views 28 Comments

The incident took place on James’ Street at around 4.30am.

# taxi-driver - Friday 2 February, 2018

Jockey tried to gouge out taxi driver's eye after 'some confusion' over fare
# Courts
# Courts

Jockey tried to gouge out taxi driver's eye after 'some confusion' over fare

Feb 2nd 2018, 5:58 PM 22,956 Views 0 Comments

Christopher Timmons is to be given community service in lieu of a jail sentence.

# taxi-driver - Thursday 7 September, 2017

'An appalling case': Bus driver attacked taxi driver in fight over parking
# Ennis
# Ennis

'An appalling case': Bus driver attacked taxi driver in fight over parking

Sep 7th 2017, 6:10 AM 37,563 Views 0 Comments

He allegedly punched the taximan 10 to 15 times in the face and stomach.

# taxi-driver - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Taxi driver who 'snapped' and ran over passenger who didn't pay fare has driving ban lifted
# Back On The Road
# Back On The Road

Taxi driver who 'snapped' and ran over passenger who didn't pay fare has driving ban lifted

Jun 21st 2017, 8:36 AM 27,306 Views 79 Comments

The driver had been banned from driving in 2014.

# taxi-driver - Friday 10 March, 2017

Taxi driver accused of biting part of passenger's thumb off is acquitted
# Dublin
# Dublin

Taxi driver accused of biting part of passenger's thumb off is acquitted

Mar 10th 2017, 8:01 PM 12,582 Views 10 Comments

The driver said he was attacked by a group of passengers and that a passerby dressed as Santa tried to intervene.

# taxi-driver - Monday 20 February, 2017

Court told taxi driver was 'lying through his teeth' in car crash injury claim
# Withdrawn
# Withdrawn

Court told taxi driver was 'lying through his teeth' in car crash injury claim

Feb 20th 2017, 5:34 PM 33,729 Views 0 Comments

He said he had been off work after a car accident.

# taxi-driver - Monday 23 January, 2017

Taxi driver who sexually assaulted a woman and 'maligned' her character in court jailed for six months
# Courts
# Courts

Taxi driver who sexually assaulted a woman and 'maligned' her character in court jailed for six months

Jan 23rd 2017, 3:29 PM 36,956 Views 65 Comments

The judge said it was an opportunistic and predatory crime.

# taxi-driver - Sunday 8 January, 2017

This hero of a taxi driver made up an excellent care package for passengers in need
# Be Prepared
From The Daily Edge
# Be Prepared

This hero of a taxi driver made up an excellent care package for passengers in need

Jan 8th 2017, 2:51 PM 10,836 Views 0 Comments

Plasters, chewing gum, hair clips… You name it, they’ve got it.

# taxi-driver - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Taxi driver allegedly sexually assaulted woman when bringing her home from night out
# Dublin
# Dublin

Taxi driver allegedly sexually assaulted woman when bringing her home from night out

Dec 7th 2016, 5:39 PM 30,443 Views 0 Comments

The woman said she feared he would drive away from her house with her in the car.

# taxi-driver - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Romanian man who harassed ex-girlfriend ordered to leave Ireland within 48 hours
# Taxi Driver
# Taxi Driver

Romanian man who harassed ex-girlfriend ordered to leave Ireland within 48 hours

Nov 24th 2016, 4:18 PM 26,247 Views 42 Comments

The court heard the pair dated for just a few weeks, but Ghimisli became “obsessed” with Belova.

# taxi-driver - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Man (22) due in court this evening in connection with murder of taxi driver
# Dundalk
# Dundalk

Man (22) due in court this evening in connection with murder of taxi driver

Nov 10th 2016, 6:40 PM 22,131 Views 7 Comments

Martin Mulligan (53) was found dead in September 2015.

# taxi-driver - Monday 7 November, 2016

Court hears 80-year-old man slashed across the head while out walking in Limerick
# Attempted Robbery
# Attempted Robbery

Court hears 80-year-old man slashed across the head while out walking in Limerick

Nov 7th 2016, 5:16 PM 17,778 Views 0 Comments

Limerick circuit court heard the defendant approached the victim, pulled a knife on him and told him: “Give me what you have”.

# taxi-driver - Saturday 27 August, 2016

These taxis can drive themselves and are ferrying people about in Singapore
# Step On It
# Step On It

These taxis can drive themselves and are ferrying people about in Singapore

Aug 27th 2016, 10:00 AM 13,361 Views 32 Comments

It’s part of a trial, but the company behind it hopes to have a fully self-driving taxi fleet there by 2018.

# taxi-driver - Saturday 6 August, 2016

This woman went above and beyond so a man could see his son compete in the Olympics
# Darrell Hill
From The Daily Edge
# Darrell Hill

This woman went above and beyond so a man could see his son compete in the Olympics

Aug 6th 2016, 5:07 PM 7,072 Views 1 Comment

A lovely act of kindness.

# taxi-driver - Sunday 29 May, 2016

'His terrible jokes weren't worth the extra cash': Here are Ireland's complaints against its taxi drivers
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

'His terrible jokes weren't worth the extra cash': Here are Ireland's complaints against its taxi drivers

May 29th 2016, 7:00 AM 32,854 Views 74 Comments

Almost 500 complaints were made to the NTA between November 2015 and April of this year.

# taxi-driver - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Thai mototaxi driver nicked for nicking 4,000 knickers
# Panty Stealer
# Panty Stealer

Thai mototaxi driver nicked for nicking 4,000 knickers

Mar 16th 2016, 9:42 PM 17,594 Views 21 Comments

Police say the man’s wife has left him to become a nun.

# taxi-driver - Monday 7 March, 2016

Car crash that killed British band remains a mystery
# Viola Beach
# Viola Beach

Car crash that killed British band remains a mystery

Mar 7th 2016, 8:10 PM 28,700 Views 12 Comments

A car carrying the members of Viola Beach and their manager crashed off of a bridge in Sweden last month.

# taxi-driver - Saturday 6 February, 2016

This Dublin taxi driver belted out a jingle when he heard his passenger worked in advertising
# Tescos Tescos
From The Daily Edge
# Tescos Tescos

This Dublin taxi driver belted out a jingle when he heard his passenger worked in advertising

Feb 6th 2016, 3:13 PM 7,426 Views 0 Comments

Gas.

# taxi-driver - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Liveline reunites woman with lost jewellery after taxi drove off with suitcase
# Happy New Year
# Happy New Year

Liveline reunites woman with lost jewellery after taxi drove off with suitcase

Jan 7th 2016, 5:09 PM 19,977 Views 21 Comments

Anne Casey was convinced the driver took her case deliberately, but there was a very simple explanation.

# taxi-driver - Monday 21 December, 2015

Taxi driver sexually assaulted young woman who had become separated from her friends
# Dublin
# Dublin

Taxi driver sexually assaulted young woman who had become separated from her friends

Dec 21st 2015, 5:17 PM 38,015 Views 50 Comments

The woman said she may never recover from the effects of the attack.

# taxi-driver - Monday 7 December, 2015

A passenger spotted this taxi driver's seriously cringe call history
# NO NO NO
From The Daily Edge
# NO NO NO

A passenger spotted this taxi driver's seriously cringe call history

Dec 7th 2015, 7:39 AM 13,562 Views 3 Comments

Hello..? Is this porn?

# taxi-driver - Friday 6 November, 2015

This note spotted on a taxi driver's wheel is melting hearts
# Notes To Daddy
From The Daily Edge
# Notes To Daddy

This note spotted on a taxi driver's wheel is melting hearts

Nov 6th 2015, 8:02 AM 8,031 Views 2 Comments

Actual tears.

# taxi-driver - Friday 2 October, 2015

Funeral of taxi driver found dead in Dundalk to take place today
# Martin Mulligan
# Martin Mulligan

Funeral of taxi driver found dead in Dundalk to take place today

Oct 2nd 2015, 6:50 AM 20,875 Views 3 Comments

There has also been a renewed appeal for witnesses over Martin Mulligan’s death.

# taxi-driver - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Austrian taxi drivers earning €450 a day from migrant crisis
# Profit
# Profit

Austrian taxi drivers earning €450 a day from migrant crisis

Sep 27th 2015, 7:00 AM 18,041 Views 34 Comments

Taxi drivers at Nickelsdorf don’t feel guilty that they are making money, saying, “They have money, these people are not poor.”

# taxi-driver - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

'I had 3 marriage proposals': The inside story of the Cork man who went super viral
# Life Is A Rollercoaster
From The Daily Edge
# Life Is A Rollercoaster

'I had 3 marriage proposals': The inside story of the Cork man who went super viral

Aug 25th 2015, 9:57 PM 9,590 Views 1 Comment

Liam Murphy’s generosity led to The Ellen Show getting in touch, and so much more.

# taxi-driver - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Three teens arrested after two elderly men hospitalised in separate attacks
# Athlone
# Athlone

Three teens arrested after two elderly men hospitalised in separate attacks

Aug 5th 2015, 10:45 PM 24,252 Views 35 Comments

One man was a taxi driver, the other was a shop keeper.

# taxi-driver - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Taxi driver threatened at knife-point in late-night attack
# Dublin
# Dublin

Taxi driver threatened at knife-point in late-night attack

Jun 4th 2015, 10:45 AM 11,539 Views 18 Comments

The thief demanded cash and the driver’s phone – before fleeing the scene.

# taxi-driver - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Here are the ten worst jobs to have in 2015
# Career Change
# Career Change

Here are the ten worst jobs to have in 2015

Apr 15th 2015, 9:15 PM 48,508 Views 38 Comments

Options include taxi driver, fire fighter and newspaper reporter.

# taxi-driver - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Roy Keane pleads not guilty over alleged road rage incident
# Public Order
# Public Order

Roy Keane pleads not guilty over alleged road rage incident

Apr 8th 2015, 11:05 AM 16,964 Views 0 Comments

It is claimed Keane confronted a taxi driver.

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