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#crackdown

# crackdown - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Revenue seizes 24,000 litres of beer at Dublin Port

The driver, a man in his 50s from the UK, was questioned about the smuggled alcohol.

# crackdown - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Revenue collects over €1 million in extra taxes from casinos with unlicenced gaming machines

Revenue last year launched a national compliance project targeting the gaming and amusement machine sector.

# crackdown - Monday 16 July, 2018

Assaults, muggings, sexual harassment: Is it time for Ireland's own transport police service?

The Transport Minister is seeking opinions from the heads of the transport providers on the current measures in place to deal with crime on the network.

# crackdown - Monday 25 June, 2018

'I can't say Dublin's safe for cyclists': Ministers want crackdown on drivers parking in cycle lanes

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan said current regulation around cycle lanes was “light touch”.

# crackdown - Friday 8 June, 2018

Austria to expel 'several' foreign-funded imams and shut seven mosques, Chancellor says

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said “political Islam and radicalisation have no place” in Austria.

# crackdown - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Women's rights activists arrested ahead of Saudi driving ban lift

They were detained for “attempting to undermine the security and stability of the kingdom”.

# crackdown - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'This is how we catch them': Inside the garda unit cracking down on burglars in Limerick

There have been 11 arrests in less than a week.

# crackdown - Thursday 5 April, 2018

# crackdown - Monday 26 March, 2018

Malaysian government proposes 10 year jail term for 'fake news'

The law, if passed, would include foreign media.

# crackdown - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Florida passes bill to restrict guns and arm some teachers

Last month’s mass shooting at a Florida school took 17 lives.

# crackdown - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Gardaí announce sharp drop in burglaries nationwide after targeting repeat offenders

Gardaí said the number of thefts had been steadily rising.

# crackdown - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Central Bank urged to 'flex its muscle' with banks over slow progress in tracker mortgage scandal

Many customers will have to wait until well into 2018 to get their money back and receive compensation.

# crackdown - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Catalan government says 465 injured in clashes with Spanish police

Spain’s central government is staunchly against the region’s independence vote, which has been ruled unconstitutional by the courts.

Motorists caught speeding at 170 kph and learner driver tests positive for cocaine and cannabis

Gardaí also found vehicles with no insurance or tax and in one instance – the NCT was expired by seven years.

# crackdown - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Revenue seizes 230,000 cigarettes and 160 kilos of tobacco in Dublin

A large quantity of cash was also detained.

# crackdown - Saturday 3 June, 2017

How a team of Ballymun gardaí are tackling abuse in the home

A new initiative will see this team taking a more active role with victims, liaising with them regularly and directing them to services.

# crackdown - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Australia to cancel passports of convicted paedophiles

The move is an attempt to crack down on child sex tourism.

# crackdown - Monday 15 May, 2017

Leo Varadkar's welfare fraud measures labelled as 'a solo run' and 'a hate campaign'

The claims were made by a former department inspector today.

# crackdown - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Surprise inspections at workplaces as Sweden gets tough on immigration after terror attack

The government wants the new measures to take effect on 1 March next year.

# crackdown - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Trump administration rewrites the rules with sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants

Now, illegal immigrants who are suspected of a crime will be a top priority for deportation.

# crackdown - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Drink drivers will be automatically banned when caught

Cabinet approved the plan from Shane Ross earlier today.

# crackdown - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Explainer: Who are the far-right Citizens of the Reich in Germany?

Germany authorities have begun cracking down on members of the far-right movement.

# crackdown - Friday 27 January, 2017

Trump will publish a weekly list of crimes committed by illegal immigrants

The move will “better inform the public regarding the public safety threats”, according to the executive order.

# crackdown - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Over €300k belonging to criminal gang discovered in woman's home following search

A total of 15 guns, including an an assault rifle, were found by gardaí at a west Dublin premises yesterday.

# crackdown - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Gardaí set up checkpoint on M50 to catch drink drivers

This was the first ever checkpoint on the M50.

# crackdown - Monday 19 December, 2016

Puppies, alcohol and €9,400 in cash: Revenue involved in a number of nationwide seizures

Officers conducted a number of operations designed to clamp down on illegal activity in the run-up to Christmas.

# crackdown - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Britain wants to fine porn sites for letting under-18s visit

Critics say the approach could open a door to fraudsters.

# crackdown - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Nearly 400 arrested and over two tonnes of cocaine seized in Europe-wide crackdown

Operation Ciconia Alba is the third series of joint action days covered by the 2013 – 2017 EU Policy Cycle.

# crackdown - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Turkey has arrested 32,000 people - and it's just the start

Around one in every 1,000 people in Turkey has been investigated in connection with the July coup.

# crackdown - Monday 19 September, 2016

'We're determined to face them down': Tánaiste discusses gang violence with NYPD commissioner

Fitzgerald attended the inauguration of the new police commissioner today.

# crackdown - Thursday 15 September, 2016

The president of Philippines has been accused of feeding a man alive to a crocodile

A former militia man testified under oath that he and a group of policemen and ex-communists killed about 1,000 people on Duterte’s orders.

# crackdown - Sunday 4 September, 2016

New garda taskforce seizes €100,000 after stopping truck on M50

A 32-year-old man was also arrested at the scene but has since been released without charge.

# crackdown - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Gardaí have seized up to €2 million worth of drugs in the past week

This week, Gardaí have seized drugs, weapons and cash in five operations in Louth, Meath, and Dublin. They also said they have seized 20 weapons, including five assault rifles and a submachine gun so far this year.

# crackdown - Monday 22 August, 2016

Police in Philippines kill over 700 people in crackdown on drugs

Hundreds of killings have taken place since President Rodrigo Duterte came to power in June.

Heroin worth €200k seized as gardaí stop and search two UK reg vehicles

They were stopped on the M1 just south of the border.

# crackdown - Thursday 28 July, 2016

"Daily life is running quite normal": Turkey's ambassador to Ireland launches charm offensive

Ambassador Necip Egüz defended his country’s post-coup crackdown, and insisted there was no threat to tourist areas.

# crackdown - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Turkey shuts over 1,000 schools and extends police powers after failed coup

Under heightened police powers, suspects can now be held without charge for one month, up from four days.

# crackdown - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Turkey suspends 15,000 education staff after failed coup attempt

Over 7,500 people have been detained so far in a massive legal crackdown.

# crackdown - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Massive anti-terror raids see 12 arrested in Belgium ahead of Euro 2016 match

A Flemish broadcaster is reporting the incident may be linked Belgium’s match against Ireland.

# crackdown - Monday 13 June, 2016

Alcohol banned from around stadiums and fanzones at Euro 2016

The Republic of Ireland have their first match this evening, against Sweden in Paris.

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