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#Clampdown

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council made almost €100,000 from impounding hundreds of cars this year Clamped

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Facebook has started giving Irish users tips to spot fake news Clampdown

Facebook has started giving Irish users tips to spot fake news

Facebook says that improving news literacy is a priority.

From TheJournal.ie Unaccompanied learner drivers were involved in 35 fatal car crashes in past four years Clampdown

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Under pressure' to attend meetings, Kelly says he borrowed bolt cutters from gym to remove clamp Clampdown

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

The Northern policing spokesman has since paid the clamping fine.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin's Northern policing spokesman filmed removing clamp from car with bolt cutters Gerry Kelly

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Parking complaints: Driver refunded after claiming clampers took photo of wrong street sign Clamping Down

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Cars seized on drivers seven times over drink driving limit and with no licence Clampdown

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Uber has lost its licence to operate in London after black cab protests Clampdown

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

Uber said it will fight the decision in the courts.

From TheJournal.ie Roscommon GAA fans who were wrongly clamped at train station to receive full refund Clampdown

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

Five cars were wrongly clamped over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie New Bill seeks to limit Airbnb rentals to six weeks per year Clampdown

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Facebook launches fake news clampdown Gonna Love It

Facebook launches fake news clampdown

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

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí launch 'Operation Enable' to catch drivers using fake disabled parking permits Clampdown

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Seven drink drivers arrested in one district over 24 hours Clampdown

Seven drink drivers arrested in one district over 24 hours

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

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council hopes to have rickshaws banned this year On Yer Bike

Dublin City Council hopes to have rickshaws banned this year

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

From TheJournal.ie Revenge porn perpetrators to be jailed under new laws Clampdown

Revenge porn perpetrators to be jailed under new laws

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

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm late, I'm late': Gardaí catch car speeding at 121 kph in 50 kilometre zone Warning

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

Officers are warning drivers to slow down.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie UCC Rag Week pub hours are in the firing line from councillors Clampdown

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

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

From The42 It just got a whole lot tougher for drug cheats to succeed in the UFC Clampdown

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you support minimum prices for alcohol? Clampdown This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support minimum prices for alcohol?

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

From The42 Selfie sticks may be everywhere but they're not welcome at White Hart Lane Clampdown

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Children getting dig-out from parents for mortgages or holidays could be taxed Clampdown

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

A new Budget change tightened gift rules.

From TheJournal.ie During this week in 2013, thousands of people were caught drink-driving Clampdown
From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council trying to cut off phone numbers on 'cash for cars' ads €€€

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Internet trolls in Britain could get two years in jail Clampdown

Internet trolls in Britain could get two years in jail

That’s under new government proposals outlined today.

From TheJournal.ie Irish arrest made in child abuse photography crackdown by Europol Operation Atelier

Irish arrest made in child abuse photography crackdown by Europol

A total of 10 arrests were made across five countries.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged after gardaí seize €460,000 worth of drugs in Dublin raid Cocaine

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Clampdown on rogue taxi drivers reportedly resulted in no arrests Advance Warning

Clampdown on rogue taxi drivers reportedly resulted in no arrests

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

From TheJournal.ie Apple takes a firm stance against apps that reward social sharing Clampdown

Apple takes a firm stance against apps that reward social sharing

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.

From TheJournal.ie Up to €100k worth of cannabis plants seized in city centre raid Dublin

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Two arrests and €115k of cannabis seized in Carlow raid Tullow

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

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

From TheJournal.ie One night in Dublin: 1,545 cars, 560 breath tests, 5 arrests Drink Driving

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

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

From TheJournal.ie New driving laws will include clampdown on 'drug driving' Drug-Driving

New driving laws will include clampdown on 'drug driving'

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