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US officials investigating 'bribery scheme' involving donations in return for presidential pardons
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US officials investigating 'bribery scheme' involving donations in return for presidential pardons

Dec 2nd 2020, 7:30 AM 44,439 Views 42 Comments

The scheme was allegedly directed at unnamed ‘senior White House officials’.

Almost all women in Irish prisons are there for committing petty crime
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Almost all women in Irish prisons are there for committing petty crime

Apr 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 46,885 Views 43 Comments

95% of women in jail are committed for crimes such as shoplifting, failure to pay fines or handling stolen goods.

Ulster U20 semi-final marred by ugly post-match scenes as mass brawl erupts
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Ulster U20 semi-final marred by ugly post-match scenes as mass brawl erupts

Jun 9th 2018, 1:58 PM 20,797 Views 15 Comments

For the love of God, won’t somebody think of the children?

'Dog's dinner' judges Bill is going to be passed by summer, says Ross
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'Dog's dinner' judges Bill is going to be passed by summer, says Ross

Jun 9th 2018, 7:00 AM 12,523 Views 8 Comments

When passed, the law will ensure there is a “fair system of how judges are appointed”, said Shane Ross.

Whatever is happening to that 'dog's dinner' of a Bill?
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Whatever is happening to that 'dog's dinner' of a Bill?

Apr 17th 2018, 7:12 PM 12,986 Views 7 Comments

Ministers signed off on 50 proposed amendments to the Judicial Appointments Bill today.

Judges say new appointments bill is 'seriously flawed'
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Judges say new appointments bill is 'seriously flawed'

Jun 26th 2017, 5:42 PM 17,924 Views 38 Comments

Senior judges have written to Leo Varadkar over the “serious implications” the legislative changes could have.

Garda reps say martial law was threatened - Taoiseach says it was never contemplated
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Garda reps say martial law was threatened - Taoiseach says it was never contemplated

Nov 4th 2016, 3:48 PM 26,221 Views 59 Comments

The GRA’s officer board claimed they were told there was “an immediate and viable threat to the security of the State”.

Shock of Gibraltar: Rodgers' Celtic go down to minnows in Champions League tie
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Shock of Gibraltar: Rodgers' Celtic go down to minnows in Champions League tie

Jul 12th 2016, 9:00 PM 44,926 Views 84 Comments

Police officer Lee Casciaro’s strike just after half-time proved to be the match winner for the Lincoln Red Imps.

Kazakhstan to chemically castrate paedophiles
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Kazakhstan to chemically castrate paedophiles

Mar 19th 2016, 10:00 AM 29,103 Views 51 Comments

The move comes after a spike in child rapes.

Fergus McFadden cited for alleged stamp on former team-mate Nathan White
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Fergus McFadden cited for alleged stamp on former team-mate Nathan White

Jan 3rd 2016, 5:30 PM 10,263 Views 14 Comments

The winger could miss out on Leinster’s trip to face Ospreys next weekend if found guilty.

Die Hard actor and former Senator Fred Thompson dies aged 73
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Die Hard actor and former Senator Fred Thompson dies aged 73

Nov 2nd 2015, 8:07 AM 19,294 Views 17 Comments

The 6ft 6in former lawyer also starred in Cape Fear and In The Line of Fire.

A world first: There are now more female than male solicitors in Ireland
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A world first: There are now more female than male solicitors in Ireland

Feb 13th 2015, 11:10 AM 16,426 Views 65 Comments

Just 92 years ago, the first woman solicitor was admitted to the profession.

Public order offences down in Dublin as gardaí target drunks and 'aggressive begging'
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Public order offences down in Dublin as gardaí target drunks and 'aggressive begging'

Oct 16th 2014, 8:41 PM 15,039 Views 56 Comments

Justice Minister said figures for the first nine months of this year show drunkenness is down significantly in the two main city centre divisions.

"It’s very easy to have an establishment view." Minister wants open competition for top Garda job
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"It’s very easy to have an establishment view." Minister wants open competition for top Garda job

May 9th 2014, 4:20 PM 10,572 Views 30 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald also says she will “take lessons” from the criticisms of her predecessor Alan Shatter.

Two-week suspension means Tom Court may have played his last game for Ulster
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Two-week suspension means Tom Court may have played his last game for Ulster

May 8th 2014, 3:59 PM 3,156 Views 4 Comments

The Ulster prop will be banned for Ulster’s upcoming Pro12 semi-final

Rival coaches in agreement, dangerous tackle punishments need a serious review
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Rival coaches in agreement, dangerous tackle punishments need a serious review

May 3rd 2014, 10:00 AM 12,202 Views 11 Comments

‘Why does the penalty vary on how a player falls?’ Asked a bewildered Mark Anscombe last night.

More gardaí on duty at certain times under roster changes
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More gardaí on duty at certain times under roster changes

Sep 11th 2012, 5:24 PM 9,614 Views 60 Comments

Changes to the An Garda Síochána’s roster and working time arrangements have been agreed and implemented, the Garda commissioner said this evening.

US town to fine people $20 for swearing in public
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US town to fine people $20 for swearing in public

Jun 12th 2012, 9:13 AM 2,301 Views 15 Comments

It’s £$%^&* crazy.

Explainer: How can ministers sign laws without Dáil approval?
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Explainer: How can ministers sign laws without Dáil approval?

Jan 29th 2012, 8:15 AM 10,594 Views 51 Comments

How come some laws – like the ‘Irish SOPA’ – can be signed into law without being passed through the Oireachtas? We explain.

Prime numbers: the week in stats
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Prime numbers: the week in stats

Jan 28th 2012, 7:15 PM 3,692 Views 4 Comments

Earthquakes! Earnings! Petitions! Racehorses! Healthy cities?! Our weekly numerical guide to the events of the last seven days.

Cabinet approves plans to scrap up to 3,000 old and obsolete laws
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Cabinet approves plans to scrap up to 3,000 old and obsolete laws

Jan 26th 2012, 1:46 PM 5,279 Views 32 Comments

A Bill being prepared by Brendan Howlin will repeal thousands of obsolete laws which were passed before Irish independence.

Rory feels the long arm of the law – and Skypes Boston cop’s sister back in Dublin
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Rory feels the long arm of the law – and Skypes Boston cop’s sister back in Dublin

Jun 22nd 2011, 12:47 PM 488 Views 1 Comment

One Dublin resident took an unexpected video call from a certain US Open-winning someone on Monday.