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# dpp - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Is it a crime to display graphic abortion imagery in public places?

Some have argued that gardaí should be telling protesters to remove the imagery.

# dpp - Monday 16 April, 2018

Dublin man to have conviction quashed after spending 11 months in prison for a crime he didn't commit

Declan Tynan (28) was released on bail last October after another 30-year-old man admitted to being responsible for the violent disorder charge Tynan had been jailed for.

# dpp - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Call for tougher sentences over burglaries that 'destroy entire communities or ways of life'

Two cousins jailed over a ‘fatal burglary’ will have served their sentences by the time new jail terms are handed down.

# dpp - Thursday 11 January, 2018

No third trial for man who claimed he was asleep when he allegedly raped his friend

The first trial, in 2015, collapsed due to legal issues just before a jury was to begin deliberations.

# dpp - Friday 4 August, 2017

Two men arrested over alleged sexual assault in north Dublin nightclub

The attack is alleged to have occurred in the early hours of last Saturday morning.

# dpp - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Man arrested over homicide of mother-of-one released without charge

Amy McCarthy was found dead in a vacant premises in Cork city centre in April.

# dpp - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Commissioner orders review of sex abuse victim's claims that gardai 'forgot to send file to the DPP' Exclusive has been highlighting the woman’s case, which was shelved by gardai for 11 years.

# dpp - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Woman's rape claims against father and brother were 'shelved' by gardaí for 11 years Exclusive

Alleged victim claims she was told gardai ‘forgot’ to send file to DPP.

# dpp - Monday 19 June, 2017

Man released after gun seized in Dublin city, second man remains in custody

The firearm was found in a car on Friday night.

# dpp - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Man arrested in Wexford in connection with London terror attack released without charge

He was arrested yesterday and released without charge this afternoon.

# dpp - Thursday 25 May, 2017

The DPP wants to see corporate watchdog's transcripts of Sean Fitzpatrick trial

The ODCE has come in for criticism after the collapse of the trial.

# dpp - Friday 21 April, 2017

Gardaí investigating if Kinahan gunman 'accidentally shot himself or was murdered'

Gardaí think Glen Clarke was behind the murders of innocent men Trevor O’Neill and Martin O’Rourke.

# dpp - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Family Support Agency board member overclaimed €40k in expenses

“Obviously, in hindsight, it was wrong, there is no question about that,” Richard Hickey said.

# dpp - Thursday 30 March, 2017

The DPP is concerned about possible interference in upcoming Jobstown trial

The court heard today of the DPP’s concern that the constitutional process of trial by jury could be interfered with.

# dpp - Friday 17 March, 2017

Man arrested in relation to an assault on a baby has been released without charge

The infant suffered serious injuries on Monday.

# dpp - Friday 3 March, 2017

Five males arrested in midlands over alleged sexual assault

The alleged assault happened in a midlands town on 27 December.

# dpp - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Unlicensed driver who knocked down and killed cyclist has prison sentence increased

The car had been seen driving dangerously, at a high speed and on the wrong side of the road.

# dpp - Monday 13 February, 2017

Superintendent David Taylor reinstated after being cleared of leaking information

“I have waited a long time for this decision to be made. It has been an incredibly stressful and difficult time for my family and myself.”

# dpp - Friday 13 January, 2017

Man arrested on suspicion of money laundering has been released

€120,000 was seized following intelligence led searches in Islandbridge and Ballyfermot.

# dpp - Friday 30 September, 2016

Teen to go on trial accused of €8k spending spree with stolen bank card

The 17-year-old is charged with 26 counts of theft.

# dpp - Thursday 28 July, 2016

DPP prevents media from reporting on a childcare case for the first time

An application by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for an extension to an order prohibiting reporting was granted yesterday.

# dpp - Monday 18 July, 2016

No criminal charges taken against gardaí after water protest complaints

The garda watchdog received 40 complaints in relation to the policing of water protests and the installation of water meters.

# dpp - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Appeal against 'unduly lenient' sentence for rapist who served no jail time

Magnus Meyer Hustveit was sentenced in July of last year.

# dpp - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Woman arrested after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon

One passenger claimed she tried to ‘get out of the plane’.

# dpp - Friday 6 November, 2015

Man who punched and bit wife gets suspended sentence

The 38-year-old food delivery man admitted to gardaí that he had punched and bitten his wife.

# dpp - Monday 5 October, 2015

Gardaí stopped a motorbike in Dublin - for doing THREE TIMES the speed limit

The bike was travelling at almost 90 mph when gardaí intervened.

# dpp - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Gardaí launch murder investigation into death of Tralee assault victim

24-year-old Dmitry Hrynkevich passed away from his injuries last night.

# dpp - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Man released without charge following Celbridge death

A 36-year-old was found with head injuries at a house in the town, and was pronounced dead a short time later.

# dpp - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Joan Burton will be a key witness in the Jobstown trial

The Tánaiste will give evidence when over 20 water protesters stand trial.

# dpp - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

David Drumm's statement to the Banking Inquiry will NOT be published - yet

The DPP raised the concerns this morning.

# dpp - Friday 17 July, 2015

Man arrested over pub helicopter crash is released

He was arrested last night.

Masked raiders armed with a hammer demand cash from Cork shop till

Two men and one woman have now been released from custody.

# dpp - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Rapist unwilling to engage in sex offenders programme gets extra jail time

The 54-year-old man pleaded not guilty to 60 counts of sexual assault of six sisters between 1994 and 2005.

# dpp - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Irish citizen will not be extradited to the United States for terrorism related offences

Ali Charaf Damache could have faced up to 45 years if extradited to the United States.

# dpp - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Two men released after arrest over shooting at Dublin apartment block

A man’s car was rammed and he had several shots fired at him on 1 November last.

# dpp - Friday 12 December, 2014

Man and woman in their 20s arrested in €100k drugs seizure in Dublin

Cannabis worth €100,000 was found after gardaí raided a premises in west Dublin.

# dpp - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Man wanted by US on terrorism charges brought before Dublin High Court

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has been granted permission to appear as a friend to the court in the extradition proceedings.

# dpp - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Ian Bailey describes moment when garda 'Cracker' "scrutinised" him in local shop

Bailey is suing the State for wrongful arrest over the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# dpp - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Man (64) arrested over disappearance of Mary Boyle released without charge

Pending further investigation, a file will be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Four accused by Mairia Cahill respond to allegations

A statement from solicitors representing Padraic Wilson, Seamus Finucane, Briege Wright and Maura McCrory has responded to the “unprecedented media onslaught”.

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