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# beggars - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

An Indian city is rounding up beggars ahead of a visit by Ivanka Trump

Begging is a criminal offence in India and can be punished by as much as 10 years in prison, although the law is rarely enforced.

# beggars - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

At least two arrested over 'tissue packet begging scam' on Irish trains

Irish Rail said it is cracking down on the organised begging.

# beggars - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Dublin restaurants say persistent beggars are a 'major threat' to diners' comfort

A Dublin City Council report also recommends planning rules for outdoor seating be relaxed.

# beggars - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Gay people 'more likely to dodge tickets', metro workers told

An investigation has been launched into the leaked memo.

# beggars - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Ombudsman upholds complaint about article on 'parasitic' Roma beggars

The column claimed Roma beggars “look on this country as a giant stupid cow to be milked whenever they see fit”.

# beggars - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Organisation in Dublin launches campaign to reduce street begging

The Dublin City Business Improvement District is encouraging people to place donations in new ‘giving boxes’ instead of directly to people begging.