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David Drumm's statement to the Banking Inquiry will NOT be published - yet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

# dpp - Monday 6 October, 2014

Man arrested after woman reports alleged assault in taxi

The man was subsequently released and a file is being sent to the DPP.

# dpp - Thursday 31 July, 2014

'We hope courageous Anthony Lyons victim feels she has got justice'

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre said it broadly welcomes the re-sentencing of Lyons today.

Woman arrested over heroin seizure is released

A man is still in custody after also being arrested.

# dpp - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Symphysiotomy survivors seek DPP referrals in wake of UN report

The UN human rights committee said Ireland should identify, prosecute and punish those responsible for the procedures without patient consent.

# dpp - Thursday 12 June, 2014

One man released but another still in custody over murders of Coolock men

The bodies of Anthony Keegan and Eoin O’Connor were found at a lake in Cavan last month.

# dpp - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Gardaí seize €40k of cannabis in Longford raid

Two males were arrested, and one has been released without charge.

# dpp - Thursday 29 May, 2014

No judgement yet in Anthony Lyons sentence appeal for Griffith Avenue sexual assault

The Dublin businessman had argued that a combination of cholesterol medicine and alcohol had cause the sex attack.

# dpp - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Woman arrested over murder of 11-year-old released without charge

The woman was arrested yesterday by gardaí investigating the 2012 death of Emily Barut.

# dpp - Friday 21 March, 2014

Two in court and six released over Dublin burglaries

A major investigation was set up into a spate of burglaries across Dublin’s southside.

# dpp - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Man released over death of Jason Saunders who was found beaten outside Dublin pub

Saunders was found outside the Cabra House Pub on Fassaugh Avenue yesterday morning.

# dpp - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Man released over death of woman in Dublin house

A file is to be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# dpp - Monday 3 March, 2014

Man in court over spate of armed robberies in Dublin city centre

Gardaí launched an investigation into the armed robberies at coffee shops and convenience stores over the past two months.

Athlone child rapist will be sentenced today

The 30-year-old man has admitted to all charges against him, relating to sex offences against two young girls who were attending a birthday party in Athlone last September.

# dpp - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Men arrested over shooting at Dublin shopping centre released

A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions after the three men were released.

# dpp - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Woman due in court over €150,000 drug seizure

Two men were also arrested in connection with the seizure but were later released.

# dpp - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Pics: 100,000 cigarettes in unmarked boxes seized in Munster

The cigarettes were seized from a Ford Transit van on the Tipperary/Limerick border this afternoon.

# dpp - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Fifth arrest over violent death at Finglas house party

Ggardaí are investigating whether Vincent Maher was attacked at the address in the course of the party.

# dpp - Monday 13 January, 2014

Two released without charge after arrests over 'suspicious' Finglas death

The body of 29-year-old Vincent Maher was found at an apartment complex on Saturday morning.

# dpp - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Shots fired at a house in Ennis last night

The house was occupied at the time but nobody was injured in the shooting.

# dpp - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Man arrested over Offaly shooting of two released without charge

The man in his early 20′s had been held at Tullamore Garda Station, gardai say a file will now be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.