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#Prosecutions

From TheJournal.ie 'After 47 years, this is a moment': Anxious wait for families before Bloody Sunday announcement Prosecutions

'After 47 years, this is a moment': Anxious wait for families before Bloody Sunday announcement

“Putting a soldier in jail wouldn’t make me happy whatsoever,” Kevin McKinney says, whose father was shot dead in 1972.

From TheJournal.ie Apologising for criminalisation of homosexuality Varadkar says 'people allowed the law to do its bashing for them' Prosecutions

Apologising for criminalisation of homosexuality Varadkar says 'people allowed the law to do its bashing for them'

The Dáil is offering an apology today to all the men convicted before the decriminalisation of homosexuality.

From TheJournal.ie Eleven 'charity shops' that weren't charities have been caught breaking the rules Red Handed

Eleven 'charity shops' that weren't charities have been caught breaking the rules

Action has been taken by the Charities Regulator over the last year.

From TheJournal.ie Judge dismisses Go Safe speeding cases, calling them a 'charade' and 'embarrassing' Courts

Judge dismisses Go Safe speeding cases, calling them a 'charade' and 'embarrassing'

“I am not going to waste the court’s time with these cases,” Judge Patrick Durcan said in Killaloe yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should people who refuse to co-operate with the Census be prosecuted? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people who refuse to co-operate with the Census be prosecuted?

There were five successful prosecutions after the 2011 survey.

From TheJournal.ie Just 8 convictions came from 325 allegations of abuse against priests and brothers Catholic Church

Just 8 convictions came from 325 allegations of abuse against priests and brothers

This comes as part of an investigation into how the Catholic church has dealt with child abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Litterbugs are REALLY bad at paying fines Black Bags

Litterbugs are REALLY bad at paying fines

And a councillor thinks it could cause reputational damage.

From TheJournal.ie Did you pay your TV licence last year? A lot of people in Kerry didn't Data

Did you pay your TV licence last year? A lot of people in Kerry didn't

Due to the size of the city, Dublin topped new figures on summonses.

From TheJournal.ie At least eight people prosecuted for animal abuse so far under new cruelty law Intervene

At least eight people prosecuted for animal abuse so far under new cruelty law

The DSPCA reports multiple prosecutions under the new Act.

From TheJournal.ie Ten mother and baby homes carried out vaccine trials on almost 300 children - report Injections

Ten mother and baby homes carried out vaccine trials on almost 300 children - report

It is believed the trials took place between 1960 to 1976.

From TheJournal.ie Eight businesses convicted after staff smoked on premises illegally Up In Smoke

Eight businesses convicted after staff smoked on premises illegally

Three premises were also convicted for selling tobacco related products to minors in the first three months of 2014.

From TheJournal.ie "They don't know what daylight is": Rescuing hens to give them a new life Animal Welfare

"They don't know what daylight is": Rescuing hens to give them a new life

You’ll want to buy free-range eggs after finding out about the lives these hens lived.

From TheJournal.ie Just one prosecution being sought over horsemeat scandal Horsemeat

Just one prosecution being sought over horsemeat scandal

Minister Simon Coveney says he is not going to court unless he knows he can win.

From TheJournal.ie Two Chinese restaurants among 12 enforcement orders served last month Food Safety

Two Chinese restaurants among 12 enforcement orders served last month

The Food Safety Authority closed twelve business last month under food safety legislation.

From TheJournal.ie New report on human trafficking highlights low number of prosecutions Trafficking

New report on human trafficking highlights low number of prosecutions

The Immigrant Council of Ireland said this shows a “clear need for a fresh approach to identifying victims”.

From TheJournal.ie Figures show scale of non-compliance with food labelling and traceability Labelling

Figures show scale of non-compliance with food labelling and traceability

The figures were released over the past year and also indicate how many prosecutions took place.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter admits frustration, but says Anglo probe can't be rushed Prosecutions

Shatter admits frustration, but says Anglo probe can't be rushed

The minister for justice responds to criticism from Pat Rabbitte in today’s Sunday Independent, saying full investigations need time.

From TheJournal.ie DPP prosecuted in more than 60 per cent of cases last year DPP

DPP prosecuted in more than 60 per cent of cases last year

However, about 3,312 suspects were not prosecuted by the DPP because of a lack of sufficient evidence in Garda files.

From TheJournal.ie White collar criminals will not be "protected species" Crime

White collar criminals will not be "protected species"

Minister vows to give gardaí and prosecutors powers to bring prosecutions more efficiently and to tackle white collar crime.