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Dublin: 13 °C Thursday 18 July, 2019

Yesterday’s News


Yesterday’s News

Profits at Dublin clamping firm increase to €1.75 million as revenues top €17.8 million

In the year under review in 2017, 55,977 vehicles were clamped in the city council area which works out at just over 150 every day.

Limerick man (70) returned for trial over alleged sex assault on 12-year-old in Dunnes toilet

In response to arrest, charge and caution, the man replied “not guilty”.

Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Tourism group claims 13-storey apartment block will ruin view from Guinness Storehouse bar

The building will contain apartments, shops, restaurants, medical facilities, co-working spaces and a creche.

Friday 12 July, 2019

Suspended sentence for man who pleaded guilty to possessing 531 child pornography images

A factor in not imposing a jail term was the “undue delay” by the State in prosecuting the case.

Thursday 11 July, 2019

Deportation orders were issued for 92 children last year

385 children have been issued with deportation orders over the past five years.

Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Revenue hires 453 staff in preparation for Brexit

281 staff have been assigned to Dublin in preparation for Brexit, including 213 in 2019.

A €14m rollercoaster for Tayto Park has been refused due to noise impact on four residents

Four local residents claimed that the anticipated screaming from passengers on ‘Coaster 2021′ will increase noise disturbance in the area.

Monday 8 July, 2019

Another record-breaking year for Irish restaurateur Patrick Guilbaud, as his profits soar to €520,000

Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud is Ireland’s only two-star Michelin restaurant – Guilbaud says he’ll “try” to get a three-star.

Monday 1 July, 2019

TDs' and senators' salaries cost €19m last year - a 4.5% increase from 2017

Gardaí are also investigating one case of fraud in relation to an Oireachtas salary.

Thursday 27 June, 2019

Retailer ordered to pay €15k to worker who had her left breast 'patted' by boss at staff meeting WRC

Retailer ordered to pay €15k to worker who had her left breast 'patted' by boss at staff meeting

The fashion retailer suspended the manager and he immediately resigned his position.

Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Horses left to die by farmer in 'unprecedented' animal cruelty case

Martin Gerald Foley pleaded guilty to 20 charges out of a total of 193 charges first brought against him.

Revenue worker who was fired after being caught 'red handed' selling contraband cigarettes loses appeal against dismissal

The details of the case are disclosed in a Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) ruling.

Monday 17 June, 2019

Lidl refused permission for a proposed new supermarket for a third time in three months

It was previously refused permission in Cork and Galway.

Friday 14 June, 2019

Dutch firm steps up efforts to hinder Conor McGregor's plans to expand brand across Europe

The company says it acquired the complete McGREGOR trademark portfolio and all other McGregor intellectual property rights in 2017.

Friday 7 June, 2019

RTÉ spent over €2.38 million on new Fair City set

Carrigstown received a major facelift earlier this year after RTÉ relocated the set.

Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Passenger loses personal injury claim over Bus Éireann vehicle involved in 4mph scrape with car

Judge Gerald Keys said that the video of the incident which occurred in June 2016 “speaks for itself”.

HIV positive woman to receive €10,000 in compensation after dentist stops treating her mid-procedure

The dentist agreed to provide a written apology to the woman.

Dublin City Council shoots down Johnny Ronan's bid to increase heights of docklands developments

City planners have issued the double refusal in spite of heavy lobbying by Ronan.

Thursday 30 May, 2019

Dublin employee receives €7,000 after homophobic graffiti was posted in his workplace

The Workplace Relations Commission found that the employer “had not taken the reasonably practicable steps to prevent harassment”.

Tuesday 21 May, 2019

HSE to spend up to €60k on abortion in Ireland research study

Abortion services were introduced in Ireland earlier this year.

Monday 20 May, 2019

Council gives green light to plans for €3.53 billion Intel facility in Leixlip

The planning authority has given the chip giant the go-ahead in spite of a small number of objections.

Friday 17 May, 2019

Man awarded €5,000 after job interviewer greeted him with 'so, you're Deaf?'

The branch manager asked the man, who had years of experience in a similar role, how he would manage to do the warehouse job safely.

Thursday 9 May, 2019

Pregnant woman who felt isolated and humiliated by male boss awarded €16,500

The woman worked at the accountancy firm from 2006 to 2018.

Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Plane spent €4,000 on fuel after alleged Shannon Airport shutdown by 82-year-old ex US serviceman

Two men were charged with trespass at Shannon airport and criminal damage last March.

Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Former paramedic (36) jailed for a year for assaults on two first-aid students

One of Andrew Long’s victims was seven months pregnant at the time of the assault on her in 2013.

Friday 3 May, 2019

Orla Kiely retail administrators beat expectations with left over stock sales

The Irish fashioner designer’s company went out of business last September with debts of £7.25 million (€8.1 million)

Saturday 27 April, 2019

Teenager attacked social care worker who was driving car, tearing out clumps of hair

The teen lunged at the social care worker as they were driving a car.

Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Trinity College 'unfairly dismissed' lecturer at centre of controversial Prime Time FGM comments WRC

Trinity College 'unfairly dismissed' lecturer at centre of controversial Prime Time FGM comments

Dr Ali Selim is one of the leading figures in the Irish Muslim community.

Monday 15 April, 2019

'Traumatised forever': Mother of three recalls false imprisonment at knife-point by ex-partner

Jennifer Haugh made her comments during her victim impact statement over her false imprisonment.

Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Man admitted that he sought out pornographic material of babies online, court hears

At Ennis Circuit Court today, the man admitted to gardaí that he was a Nepiophile.

'Simply unacceptable': Plans for apartments on former Magdalene Laundry site under fire

The new plan is to comprise of 44 apartments in three three-four storey apartment blocks.

Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Paramedic who assaulted two women described as 'timid' by retired garda

A judge said that Andrew Long has shown no remorse for the attacks or their impact on his victims.

Monday 1 April, 2019

Kildare County Council puts the brakes on Intel's €3.5 billion plan for new manufacturing plant

The council wants further information from the tech giant on the plan.

Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Two brothers appear in court charged with rape of teenage girl

The two were arrested at Mayorstone Garda Station in Limerick this morning.

Monday 25 March, 2019

Drunk driver who killed GAA coach jailed for four years

Rene Miko (21) knocked down Eugene McNamara (42) in 2016.

Friday 22 March, 2019

Payments to private Direct Provision firms rise to €72m after 18% increase in asylum seekers

The firm that operates the Direct Provision centre in Mosney, Co Meath received the highest payment of €8.69 million.

Tuesday 19 March, 2019

McDonald's appeals EU decision to cancel Big Mac trademark

McDonald's appeals EU decision to cancel Big Mac trademark

This is the latest round of the brand battle between McDonalds and Galway-based Supermacs.

Monday 18 March, 2019

82-year-old ex-US marine remanded in jail over alleged security breach at Shannon Airport

Judge Keane said that the two are facing “very serious charges”.

Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Allegations of 'inappropriate relationships' between female inmates and prison officers, new report finds

The allegations are contained in the just published annual report by the Visiting Committee for 2017.

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