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22 October 2018 16:12 Firm fined for unsolicited spam e-mails and marketing calls

Vodafone Ireland has been fined €2,000 for unsolicited marketing calls to customers. Vodafone and PC World owners DSG Retail Ireland Ltd were the latest companies to be prosecuted at Dublin District Court by the Data Protection Commissioner for breaking e-marketing regulations through unsolicited spam emails and marketing calls. Vodafone's two unsolicited

17 October 2018 20:38 Driver caught travelling 162km/h on M1 Donabate

If you’re caught speeding, you get a fixed charge fine of €80, together with 3 penalty points. GARDAÍ IN DUBLIN stopped a driver who was travelling 42km/h over the limit. The driver was detected travelling at 162km/h on the M1 Donabate, Dublin yesterday. The penalty for speeding is a fixed charge fine of €80, together with 3 penalty points. Penalty points

08 October 2018 06:00 OPINION: Since the start of the century, Portugal has shown that decriminalisation of drug use is possible

Dr Nuno Capaz of the Lisbon Drug Addiction Dissuasion Commission gives his view on the drug policy debate. Portugal decriminalised the use of illegal drugs in 2001, a move which experts say has led to a ”spectacular” reduction in the number of infections among intravenous users and a significant drop in drug-related crimes. The country did not legalise 3

07 October 2018 11:13 Man (20s) arrested as firearm and €60k worth of MDMA seized in Cork

The drugs were found during the search of a car at around 8.30pm yesterday evening. A MAN HAS been arrested after gardaí in Cork seized a firearm and MDMA with an estimated street value of up to €60,000. As part of a planned operation, gardaí from the Anglesea Street Drug Unit stopped and searched a car at Foto, Cork at around 8.30pm yesterday evening 2

07 October 2018 11:11 Gardaí seize firearm and €60k worth of MDMA in Cork

Gardaí are investigating the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Cork area and have seized a firearm and €60,000 worth of MDMA. As part of a planned operation Gardaí from the Anglesea St Drug Unit stopped and searched a car at Foto, Cork at approximately 8.30pm yesterday evening. A firearm and MDMA with an estimated street value of up to €60,000 was discovered 5

02 October 2018 16:44 Jail for Dublin man who had 'Hello Kitty' toy containing nearly €200k of cannabis sent from Thailand

A Dublin man who took delivery of a stuffed toy which contained nearly €200,000 worth of cannabis has been jailed for dealing drugs. Michael McDonald Agu (56) received the large “Hello Kitty” toy which had come from Thailand. After his arrest he claimed to gardaí that it was delivered to the wrong address but he later admitted tracking the progress of the delivery 4

02 October 2018 08:52 #MeToo movement thought to have been factor in rise of reported sex crimes

It has been claimed that the #MeToo movement could be behind a rise in the number of sex crimes being reported. The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office show there has been a 10% rise in the last year, with 272 more allegations of a sexual offence reported in the year ending June 2018. There were also rises in serious assaults, robberies 4

02 October 2018 04:50 Sharp rise in violent crime as CSO repeats data caution

New crime figures show a sharp rise in violent crimes, including serious assaults, robberies, aggravated burglaries, and rapes. Garda figures for the last year, compiled by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), also show a rise in murders, threats of murder, and explosive and weapons offences. However, the CSO statistics are compiled “under reservation 6

26 September 2018 09:45 Gardaí arrest 18 people in Carlow; 10 people have been charged

The arrests took place yesterday by Gardaí from the Carlow-Kilkenny division. GARDAÍ HAVE ARRESTED 18 people in the Carlow area as part of crime-prevention measures. The arrests were made yesterday by the Kilkenny-Carlow division as part of Operation Thor – Project Storm. Of the 18 arrests, 16 people were detained for questioning under Section 4 of the Criminal 4

26 September 2018 09:24 Gardaí make 18 arrests and seize five vehicles in Carlow

Gardaí have arrested 18 people during a day-of-action in the Carlow area yesterday. The arrests are part of Operation Thor's 'Project Storm' which aims to disrupt criminal activity and enhancing community engagement in Kilkenny and Carlow. Sixteen people were questioned under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984, for a range of alleged offences 2