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# clampdown - Friday 2 October, 2020

Government ‘accepts’ recommendations to clamp down on household visits

The National Public Health Emergency Team said people should continue to meet socially in other settings, but only with those from one other house.

# clampdown - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Dublin City Council made almost €100,000 from impounding hundreds of cars this year

More than 800 cars were impounded by the council during the first nine months of the year.

# clampdown - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Facebook has started giving Irish users tips to spot fake news

Facebook says that improving news literacy is a priority.

# clampdown - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Unaccompanied learner drivers were involved in 35 fatal car crashes in past four years

While 9% of drivers on the road are learners, only 5.8% of fatal crashes involved learner drivers.

# clampdown - Monday 5 February, 2018

'Under pressure' to attend meetings, Kelly says he borrowed bolt cutters from gym to remove clamp

The Northern policing spokesman has since paid the clamping fine.

# clampdown - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Sinn Féin's Northern policing spokesman filmed removing clamp from car with bolt cutters

Gerry Kelly found his car clamped on a Belfast street on Friday morning.

# clampdown - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Parking complaints: Driver refunded after claiming clampers took photo of wrong street sign

Another driver said that the wrong car was de-clamped after they paid the de-clamp fee.

# clampdown - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Cars seized on drivers seven times over drink driving limit and with no licence

Gardaí have seized cars of motorists caught drunk and with drugs in their system.

# clampdown - Friday 22 September, 2017

Uber has lost its licence to operate in London after black cab protests

Uber said it will fight the decision in the courts.

# clampdown - Monday 31 July, 2017

Roscommon GAA fans who were wrongly clamped at train station to receive full refund

Five cars were wrongly clamped over the weekend.

# clampdown - Saturday 24 June, 2017

New Bill seeks to limit Airbnb rentals to six weeks per year

Senator Kevin Humphrey says short term rental platforms should have to register their properties.

# clampdown - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Facebook launches fake news clampdown

The social network will use new measures to tackle spam, misinformation and deceptive content.

# clampdown - Monday 20 February, 2017

Gardaí launch 'Operation Enable' to catch drivers using fake disabled parking permits

Drivers can face fines of up to €2,000 for parking in these bays.

# clampdown - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Seven drink drivers arrested in one district over 24 hours

The drivers were caught in the Kildare area in just one day.

# clampdown - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Dublin City Council hopes to have rickshaws banned this year

As things stand, gardaí can only treat the operators like they would any other cyclists.

# clampdown - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Revenge porn perpetrators to be jailed under new laws

Women’s Aid said in some cases ex-partners have advertised their partners on escort sites without their consent or knowledge.

# clampdown - Sunday 12 June, 2016

'I'm late, I'm late': Gardaí catch car speeding at 121 kph in 50 kilometre zone

Officers are warning drivers to slow down.

# clampdown - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Hikes in prices, menthols to be banned and plain packaging - cigarettes took a big hit this week

A range of measures across the world signal big changes to how tobacco is sold.

# clampdown - Friday 15 April, 2016

UCC Rag Week pub hours are in the firing line from councillors

Cork City Council wants on-campus bars to open later during Rag and Freshers weeks.

# clampdown - Thursday 4 June, 2015

From The42 It just got a whole lot tougher for drug cheats to succeed in the UFC Clampdown

It just got a whole lot tougher for drug cheats to succeed in the UFC

‘The best anti-doping program in all of professional sports.’

# clampdown - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Poll: Do you support minimum prices for alcohol? Clampdown This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support minimum prices for alcohol?

Is this the way to curb Ireland’s problem drinking?

# clampdown - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From The42 Selfie sticks may be everywhere but they're not welcome at White Hart Lane Clampdown

Selfie sticks may be everywhere but they're not welcome at White Hart Lane

Spurs fan won’t know what do with their new toys.

# clampdown - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Children getting dig-out from parents for mortgages or holidays could be taxed

A new Budget change tightened gift rules.

# clampdown - Monday 8 December, 2014

During this week in 2013, thousands of people were caught drink-driving

Don’t take a chance.

# clampdown - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Dublin City Council trying to cut off phone numbers on 'cash for cars' ads

The council is liaising with gardaí on the issue of the illegal ads.

# clampdown - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Internet trolls in Britain could get two years in jail

That’s under new government proposals outlined today.

# clampdown - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Irish arrest made in child abuse photography crackdown by Europol

A total of 10 arrests were made across five countries.

# clampdown - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Man charged after gardaí seize €460,000 worth of drugs in Dublin raid

A quantity of cannabis and cocaine was found at the house in Ballyfermot.

# clampdown - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Clampdown on rogue taxi drivers reportedly resulted in no arrests

The Department of Transport defended publicising the campaign before it took place.

# clampdown - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Apple takes a firm stance against apps that reward social sharing

A number of app developers have seen their apps rejected because they provided incentives for people to share their apps on Facebook, or watch videos advertising other apps.

# clampdown - Friday 9 May, 2014

Up to €100k worth of cannabis plants seized in city centre raid

A 32-year-old male was arrested at the scene

# clampdown - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Two arrests and €115k of cannabis seized in Carlow raid

Two men, a 33-year-old and 37-year-old, were arrested at the scene.

# clampdown - Sunday 2 February, 2014

One night in Dublin: 1,545 cars, 560 breath tests, 5 arrests

Gardaí set up checkpoints in Dublin last night to catch drink-drivers.

# clampdown - Sunday 21 October, 2012

New driving laws will include clampdown on 'drug driving'

Leo Varadkar says the forthcoming Road Traffic Bill will revise earlier laws to introduce ‘impairment testing’ for drivers.