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# dpp - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Man released over Dublin hit and run

The 34-year-old victim remains in a serious condition in the Mater Hospital.

# dpp - Friday 18 October, 2013

Man charged as part of Elaine O'Hara murder investigation

The man was arrested yesterday and is due in court this morning.

# dpp - Friday 4 October, 2013

Two due in Dublin court over €650,000 heroin seizure

A third man who was also arrested over the seizure has been released without charge.

# dpp - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

'Imperative' to provide victims of serious crime with reasons for dropping cases

The Department of Justice has said that it is currently working on a bill that will strengthen the rights of victims and their families.

# dpp - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

DPP issues warning to media on risks of pre-trial reporting

DPP Claire Loftus said that journalists have ‘a high degree of responsibility’ to ensure that they do not cause a trial to be delayed or even postponed.

# dpp - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Appeal over serious assault on 19-year-old woman on Thomas Street

It happened in the early hours of last Saturday morning. Gardaí are appealing for information, in particular from taxi drivers who may have been in the area.

# dpp - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Two gardaí arrested in suspected fraud case are released

However, a third person was arrested in Dublin last night in connection with the case.

# dpp - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Man released over seizure of €100k worth of heroin in Cork

the man was released without charge this morning and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# dpp - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Man questioned over Michael Kelly murder is released Dublin 8 This post contains videos

Man questioned over Michael Kelly murder is released

There have been four previous arrests in connection with the killing, which happened close to the Luas line in Dublin 8 last month.

# dpp - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Two arrested after stabbing on Dublin's quays

It is understood that the injured man was stabbed in the stomach but his injuries are not life threatening.

# dpp - Friday 28 June, 2013

Man arrested yesterday over Kerry double-murder is released

He was the second person to be detained over the murders of Jolanta Lubiene and her daughter almost two weeks ago.

# dpp - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

By-election candidate referred to gardaí over election expenses

Ben Gilroy failed to file documentation related to his donations and expenses during the Meath East by-election but will qualify for reimbursement of expenses once he does.

# dpp - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Fourth person released in Galway murder investigation

The woman was one of four people arrested in connection with the murder – the other three people have been released.

Gardaí release man arrested during Letterkenny murder investigation

Bogdan Michalkiawicz was last seen alive at lunchtime on Monday 13 May this year.

# dpp - Friday 24 May, 2013

Bray garda to stand trial after claims she forged a letter from the DPP

Catherine McGowan (46) from west Dublin will stand trial in eight weeks.

# dpp - Monday 29 April, 2013

Column: Assisted suicide not permitted, but we still must find a humane path for these people

Today, seven judges from the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal by Marie Fleming, who had sought to be allowed an assisted suicide without the risk of prosecution for anyone who helped her, but where to next with this contentious debate, asks Dr Eimear Spain.

Supreme Court dismisses Marie Fleming’s ‘right to die’ appeal

Chief Justice Susan Denham said the circumstances were “very tragic” but that there was no Constitutional ‘right to die’.

# dpp - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Supreme Court to deliver verdict in ‘right to die’ case next week

The court will deliver a verdict in the case of Marie Fleming who is seeking to overturn the ban on assisted suicide.

# dpp - Monday 18 March, 2013

Teenager remains in custody over Westport stabbing

Two other teenagers arrested in connection with the stabbing have been released.

# dpp - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Ian Bailey speaks out against system of garda complaints

In March last year an investigation was launched by the Garda Ombudsman Commission into alleged wrongdoing in the investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# dpp - Friday 15 February, 2013

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

DPP to appeal Patrick O'Brien sentence

Fiona Doyle said today that she may also pursue her mother in the courts.

Corrie star Michael Le Vell charged with child rape

The actor, who plays Kevin Webster in the popular soap, has been charged with 19 sexual offences in total.

# dpp - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Former Anglo boss Seán FitzPatrick due in court this morning

The former chief executive and chairman of the defunct Anglo Irish Bank is due in court alongside two other former directors at the bank this morning.

# dpp - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Column: Legal clarity needed after Marie Fleming 'right to die' verdict

By not ordering the DPP to issue guidelines on factors which would influence a prosecution for carrying out an assisted suicide, Marie Fleming and others in her situation have been left in legal limbo, writes Dr Eimear Spain.

# dpp - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Driver released without charge after Abbey Street traffic fatality

A woman in her 50s died and a man was injured after a car crashed into them on Abbey Street in Dublin city centre on Friday.

# dpp - Friday 4 January, 2013

Almost 2,500 convictions for tax and excise offences in 2012

There were 25 convictions for serious tax evasion in 2012 according to figures released by Revenue this evening.

# dpp - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Garda Ombudsman sends file to DPP after Kieran Boylan inquiry

The investigation looked into accusations of collusion between gardaí and convicted drug dealer in the movement and supply of controlled drugs.

# dpp - Monday 3 December, 2012

Fourth person arrested over fatal stabbing in Rialto released

The male teenager was released without charge this evening following his arrest in connection with the death of a German man on Saturday morning.

"Nuisance" landfill odours lead to prosecution DPP

"Nuisance" landfill odours lead to prosecution

Cavan County Council and Oxigen Environmental Limited were fined as they failed to ensure that odours didn’t cause a nuisance at Corranure Landfill on Cootehill Road.

Gardaí arrest fourth person over fatal Rialto stabbing

The fourth person arrested, a male teenager, was taken into Garda custody yesterday evening.

Three released over Rialto stabbing

A woman in her 40s and two teenagers who were being held over the fatal stabbing in Dublin have all been released without charge.

# dpp - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Priory Hall: Legal action by DCC is of no benefit to ex-residents

While the DCC has spent over €300,000 on surveys and engineering in relation to Priory Hall, its ex-residents don’t have the same resources.

Man questioned over Aoife Phelan murder released without charge

The man in his mid-20s was released overnight as searches continue for the missing Laois woman.

# dpp - Thursday 25 October, 2012

DPP office "fully stretched" due to economic circumstances DPP

DPP office "fully stretched" due to economic circumstances

DPP Claire Loftus made the comments in the office’s annual report for 2011, saying she was concerned it could not sustain the same output in coming years.

# dpp - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Gardaí seize drugs in Kildare in operation targeting drug dealers

Gardaí seized cocaine and cannabis worth an estimated €117,000 during two searches in Naas.

# dpp - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Noonan: ‘We don’t know who audited Anglo in 2008′

Michael Noonan says IBRC can’t make out exactly who from Ernst & Young was responsible for auditing its 2008 accounts.

# dpp - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Man suspected of spying released without charge

However, another suspect remains in custody.

# dpp - Monday 24 September, 2012

Three released after home attack on elderly woman

Gardaí say the investigation is ongoing and a file is being sent to the DPP.

# dpp - Friday 21 September, 2012

DPP in UK set to issue social media guidelines

The announcement was made by the Director of Public Prosecutions in the UK in order to ‘assist them [prosecutors] in deciding whether criminal charges should be brought’.