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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 5°C

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From today it will be easier for minor convictions to be left in the past
A new law means that now around 85% of all convictions will be spent after seven years.
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No jail time for convicted Anglo pair, judge says prison sentences would be ‘incredibly unjust’
Pat Whelan and Willie McAteer will now be assessed for suitability for community service.