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You won't be able to use supermarket loyalty points to get discounts on alcohol from today
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You won't be able to use supermarket loyalty points to get discounts on alcohol from today

Jan 11th 2021, 6:10 AM 34,634 Views 55 Comments

The enactment of another provision from the Public Health Alcohol Bill 2018 follows the introduction of the so-called “booze curtain” in November.

Drivers who dangerously overtake cyclists face automatic fine and penalty points from today
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Drivers who dangerously overtake cyclists face automatic fine and penalty points from today

Nov 12th 2019, 11:53 AM 43,573 Views 384 Comments

The new laws came into effect at midnight.

Companies that break new alcohol advertisement rules will face fines and jail time
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Companies that break new alcohol advertisement rules will face fines and jail time

Nov 4th 2019, 6:00 AM 12,643 Views 23 Comments

Alcohol ads will be banned near schools, creches and playgrounds from next week.

Missing persons' families will be allowed bypass a seven-year wait to declare them dead from this week
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Missing persons' families will be allowed bypass a seven-year wait to declare them dead from this week

Oct 30th 2019, 8:54 AM 15,141 Views 1 Comment

It follows the passage of the Civil Law (Presumption of Death) Act in July.

Both parents in some female same-sex relationships can now be named on a child's birth certificate
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Both parents in some female same-sex relationships can now be named on a child's birth certificate

May 23rd 2019, 1:57 PM 150,375 Views 134 Comments

The bill became law today on the fourth anniversary of the marriage referendum.

Bill which aims to force banks to ask for permission before selling mortgages to vulture funds passes in the Dáil
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Bill which aims to force banks to ask for permission before selling mortgages to vulture funds passes in the Dáil

Updated Jan 31st 2019, 6:14 PM 39,048 Views 76 Comments

The Bill puts into law what already exists at the moment as a voluntary Central Bank code

Fast-tracked: Ticket touting law to ban above-face-value resales to come before the Dáil next week
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Fast-tracked: Ticket touting law to ban above-face-value resales to come before the Dáil next week

Jan 25th 2019, 11:46 AM 10,205 Views 46 Comments

The proposed legislation would ban the above-face-value resale of tickets for sporting and entertainment events.

Same-sex couples will be able to use ‘parent’ on birth certificates under new law
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Same-sex couples will be able to use ‘parent’ on birth certificates under new law

Jan 11th 2019, 11:06 AM 18,754 Views 105 Comments

The changes will resolve a number of difficulties in the registration of donor assisted births.

Cabinet approves proposed law around highlighting gender pay gap in companies
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Cabinet approves proposed law around highlighting gender pay gap in companies

Jun 26th 2018, 10:25 PM 9,330 Views 75 Comments

The regulations will apply to the public as well as the private sector subject to the employment thresholds.

Sex offender information may be disclosed to 'necessary people' under proposed new law
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Sex offender information may be disclosed to 'necessary people' under proposed new law

Jun 6th 2018, 8:12 PM 7,962 Views 9 Comments

The name, address and the risk the offender poses could be released on a case-by-case basis under the proposed new law.

Drivers will soon have to observe a minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists
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Drivers will soon have to observe a minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists

Feb 28th 2018, 2:29 PM 21,114 Views 271 Comments

The new law will require drivers to allow one metre when passing cyclists on roads with a speed limit under 50 km/h.

'People are getting exploited': New law aims to ensure waiting staff get their tips
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'People are getting exploited': New law aims to ensure waiting staff get their tips

Apr 2nd 2017, 10:00 AM 37,173 Views 63 Comments

Put forward by Sinn Féin senators, the law aims to ensure “transparency” over where your tip is going.

Denmark has confiscated thousands of euros from immigrants under controversial new laws
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Denmark has confiscated thousands of euros from immigrants under controversial new laws

Jun 30th 2016, 7:30 PM 29,864 Views 148 Comments

Police in Copenhagen took the money from two men and three women from Iran.

Roscommon men fined for illegally docking puppies' tails
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Roscommon men fined for illegally docking puppies' tails

May 11th 2015, 6:00 PM 20,690 Views 55 Comments

The practice is now against the law.

Doctors would have to admit mistakes under new law
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Doctors would have to admit mistakes under new law

Feb 6th 2015, 4:19 PM 11,053 Views 35 Comments

This comes after comments made by Minister Leo Varadkar to the Oireachtas Health Committee.

People in Iran could face up to 74 lashes ... for walking a dog
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People in Iran could face up to 74 lashes ... for walking a dog

Nov 7th 2014, 11:36 AM 15,825 Views 119 Comments

Hardliners in Iran’s parliament are worried about an “invasion” of Western culture.

Did you have to give up your health insurance? Here's how Leo Varadkar wants to help
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Did you have to give up your health insurance? Here's how Leo Varadkar wants to help

Nov 5th 2014, 4:50 PM 21,783 Views 54 Comments

The Minister has announced how he will address the increase in premiums for private health insurance.

Ever wanted to ask the Gardaí something about their records? Now you can
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Ever wanted to ask the Gardaí something about their records? Now you can

Oct 15th 2014, 5:36 PM 17,364 Views 18 Comments

A new law extends Freedom of Information requests to cover limited areas of an Garda Síochána and other organisations. They don’t have to answer you though…

Poll: Should the wearing of hoodies be banned to prevent crime?
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Poll: Should the wearing of hoodies be banned to prevent crime?

Apr 17th 2013, 10:16 AM 19,684 Views 175 Comments

A town councillor in Mayo has called for a discussion on the issue as he believes criminals are getting away with crimes because their identities are hidden by hoodies.

New legislation makes re-trials possible
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New legislation makes re-trials possible

Jul 20th 2010, 8:32 PM 117 Views 0 Comments

Minister for Justice says new Bill takes effect immediately.