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Government ‘accepts’ recommendations to clamp down on household visits
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Government ‘accepts’ recommendations to clamp down on household visits

Oct 2nd 2020, 7:53 PM 52,008 Views 28 Comments

The National Public Health Emergency Team said people should continue to meet socially in other settings, but only with those from one other house.

Dublin City Council made almost €100,000 from impounding hundreds of cars this year
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Dublin City Council made almost €100,000 from impounding hundreds of cars this year

Dec 22nd 2018, 10:00 PM 17,695 Views 38 Comments

More than 800 cars were impounded by the council during the first nine months of the year.

Facebook has started giving Irish users tips to spot fake news
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Facebook has started giving Irish users tips to spot fake news

Apr 12th 2018, 1:43 PM 12,623 Views 63 Comments

Facebook says that improving news literacy is a priority.

Unaccompanied learner drivers were involved in 35 fatal car crashes in past four years
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Unaccompanied learner drivers were involved in 35 fatal car crashes in past four years

Mar 8th 2018, 8:37 PM 23,826 Views 89 Comments

While 9% of drivers on the road are learners, only 5.8% of fatal crashes involved learner drivers.

'Under pressure' to attend meetings, Kelly says he borrowed bolt cutters from gym to remove clamp
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'Under pressure' to attend meetings, Kelly says he borrowed bolt cutters from gym to remove clamp

Feb 5th 2018, 6:08 PM 22,158 Views 154 Comments

The Northern policing spokesman has since paid the clamping fine.

Sinn Féin's Northern policing spokesman filmed removing clamp from car with bolt cutters
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Sinn Féin's Northern policing spokesman filmed removing clamp from car with bolt cutters

Feb 4th 2018, 8:47 AM 32,161 Views 179 Comments

Gerry Kelly found his car clamped on a Belfast street on Friday morning.

Parking complaints: Driver refunded after claiming clampers took photo of wrong street sign
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Parking complaints: Driver refunded after claiming clampers took photo of wrong street sign

Dec 13th 2017, 6:05 AM 39,288 Views 41 Comments

Another driver said that the wrong car was de-clamped after they paid the de-clamp fee.

Cars seized on drivers seven times over drink driving limit and with no licence
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Cars seized on drivers seven times over drink driving limit and with no licence

Oct 26th 2017, 10:31 PM 27,186 Views 32 Comments

Gardaí have seized cars of motorists caught drunk and with drugs in their system.

Uber has lost its licence to operate in London after black cab protests
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Uber has lost its licence to operate in London after black cab protests

Sep 22nd 2017, 1:17 PM 17,496 Views 72 Comments

Uber said it will fight the decision in the courts.

Roscommon GAA fans who were wrongly clamped at train station to receive full refund
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Roscommon GAA fans who were wrongly clamped at train station to receive full refund

Jul 31st 2017, 4:09 PM 45,797 Views 36 Comments

Five cars were wrongly clamped over the weekend.

New Bill seeks to limit Airbnb rentals to six weeks per year
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New Bill seeks to limit Airbnb rentals to six weeks per year

Jun 24th 2017, 6:20 AM 14,968 Views 41 Comments

Senator Kevin Humphrey says short term rental platforms should have to register their properties.

Facebook launches fake news clampdown
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Facebook launches fake news clampdown

Apr 13th 2017, 9:00 AM 11,095 Views 67 Comments

The social network will use new measures to tackle spam, misinformation and deceptive content.

Gardaí launch 'Operation Enable' to catch drivers using fake disabled parking permits
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Gardaí launch 'Operation Enable' to catch drivers using fake disabled parking permits

Feb 20th 2017, 6:20 AM 24,527 Views 88 Comments

Drivers can face fines of up to €2,000 for parking in these bays.

Seven drink drivers arrested in one district over 24 hours
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Seven drink drivers arrested in one district over 24 hours

Feb 12th 2017, 11:16 AM 41,691 Views 44 Comments

The drivers were caught in the Kildare area in just one day.

Dublin City Council hopes to have rickshaws banned this year
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Dublin City Council hopes to have rickshaws banned this year

Jan 12th 2017, 12:01 AM 32,783 Views 53 Comments

As things stand, gardaí can only treat the operators like they would any other cyclists.

Revenge porn perpetrators to be jailed under new laws
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Revenge porn perpetrators to be jailed under new laws

Dec 31st 2016, 10:25 AM 16,682 Views 74 Comments

Women’s Aid said in some cases ex-partners have advertised their partners on escort sites without their consent or knowledge.

'I'm late, I'm late': Gardaí catch car speeding at 121 kph in 50 kilometre zone
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'I'm late, I'm late': Gardaí catch car speeding at 121 kph in 50 kilometre zone

Jun 12th 2016, 7:56 PM 55,607 Views 59 Comments

Officers are warning drivers to slow down.

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Hikes in prices, menthols to be banned and plain packaging - cigarettes took a big hit this week

May 7th 2016, 7:30 AM 19,887 Views 40 Comments

A range of measures across the world signal big changes to how tobacco is sold.

UCC Rag Week pub hours are in the firing line from councillors
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UCC Rag Week pub hours are in the firing line from councillors

Apr 15th 2016, 6:01 AM 15,556 Views 21 Comments

Cork City Council wants on-campus bars to open later during Rag and Freshers weeks.

It just got a whole lot tougher for drug cheats to succeed in the UFC
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It just got a whole lot tougher for drug cheats to succeed in the UFC

Jun 4th 2015, 11:45 AM 11,451 Views 13 Comments

‘The best anti-doping program in all of professional sports.’

Poll: Do you support minimum prices for alcohol?
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Poll: Do you support minimum prices for alcohol?

Feb 4th 2015, 8:45 AM 25,856 Views 187 Comments

Is this the way to curb Ireland’s problem drinking?

Selfie sticks may be everywhere but they're not welcome at White Hart Lane
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Selfie sticks may be everywhere but they're not welcome at White Hart Lane

Jan 7th 2015, 8:32 PM 7,831 Views 6 Comments

Spurs fan won’t know what do with their new toys.

Children getting dig-out from parents for mortgages or holidays could be taxed
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Children getting dig-out from parents for mortgages or holidays could be taxed

Dec 28th 2014, 10:00 AM 31,645 Views 118 Comments

A new Budget change tightened gift rules.

During this week in 2013, thousands of people were caught drink-driving
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During this week in 2013, thousands of people were caught drink-driving

Dec 8th 2014, 6:45 AM 9,112 Views 20 Comments

Don’t take a chance.

Dublin City Council trying to cut off phone numbers on 'cash for cars' ads
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Dublin City Council trying to cut off phone numbers on 'cash for cars' ads

Nov 11th 2014, 10:01 AM 17,619 Views 29 Comments

The council is liaising with gardaí on the issue of the illegal ads.

Internet trolls in Britain could get two years in jail
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Internet trolls in Britain could get two years in jail

Oct 19th 2014, 8:20 PM 14,489 Views 63 Comments

That’s under new government proposals outlined today.

Irish arrest made in child abuse photography crackdown by Europol
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Irish arrest made in child abuse photography crackdown by Europol

Sep 9th 2014, 8:30 AM 14,850 Views 8 Comments

A total of 10 arrests were made across five countries.

Man charged after gardaí seize €460,000 worth of drugs in Dublin raid
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Man charged after gardaí seize €460,000 worth of drugs in Dublin raid

Aug 9th 2014, 8:43 PM 24,120 Views 42 Comments

A quantity of cannabis and cocaine was found at the house in Ballyfermot.

Clampdown on rogue taxi drivers reportedly resulted in no arrests
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Clampdown on rogue taxi drivers reportedly resulted in no arrests

Jul 10th 2014, 6:35 PM 18,746 Views 85 Comments

The Department of Transport defended publicising the campaign before it took place.

Apple takes a firm stance against apps that reward social sharing
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Apple takes a firm stance against apps that reward social sharing

Jun 10th 2014, 12:23 PM 9,446 Views 15 Comments

A number of app developers have seen their apps rejected because they provided incentives for people to share their apps on Facebook, or watch videos advertising other apps.

Up to €100k worth of cannabis plants seized in city centre raid
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Up to €100k worth of cannabis plants seized in city centre raid

May 9th 2014, 8:25 AM 10,593 Views 24 Comments

A 32-year-old male was arrested at the scene

Two arrests and €115k of cannabis seized in Carlow raid
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Two arrests and €115k of cannabis seized in Carlow raid

Apr 20th 2014, 9:58 AM 9,756 Views 32 Comments

Two men, a 33-year-old and 37-year-old, were arrested at the scene.

One night in Dublin: 1,545 cars, 560 breath tests, 5 arrests
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One night in Dublin: 1,545 cars, 560 breath tests, 5 arrests

Feb 2nd 2014, 3:31 PM 26,127 Views 57 Comments

Gardaí set up checkpoints in Dublin last night to catch drink-drivers.

New driving laws will include clampdown on 'drug driving'
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New driving laws will include clampdown on 'drug driving'

Oct 21st 2012, 3:34 PM 8,932 Views 42 Comments

Leo Varadkar says the forthcoming Road Traffic Bill will revise earlier laws to introduce ‘impairment testing’ for drivers.