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#DPP

# dpp - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Double killer Malcolm MacArthur released after 30 years

MacArthur was jailed in 1982 after he killed a nurse in the Phoenix Park and shot dead a farmer.

# dpp - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Man due in court over 120k cocaine haul in Carlow

Gardaí seized the cocaine during a search of two houses in Carlow on Sunday.

# dpp - Friday 7 September, 2012

Gardaí release two men arrested over Bunratty murder

Robert Sheehan had been attending his brother’s wedding and had gone to the car park for a cigarette when he was shot dead.

# dpp - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Ian Drennan is the new Director of Corporate Enforcement

Drennan has been the chief executive of the Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority for the last eight years.

Hold white collar crime suspects for longer, says outgoing corporate enforcement director

Paul Appleby, who announced his decision to retire last January but stayed on for an extra six months after discussions with Government, wants Gardaí to be able to hold suspects for longer than 24 hours.

# dpp - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Man released without charge in Naas death investigation

The 47-year-old man was arrested after the discovery of a woman’s body in a house in Naas, Co. Kildare.

# dpp - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Tuesday

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre welcomes appeal of Anthony Lyons sentence

It was announced today that the DPP is to appeal the sentence given to Lyons, who was convicted of sexually attacking a woman in Dublin.

# dpp - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Woman (21) released after serious assault in Dublin city centre

The 21-year-old was being questioned in relation to an attack last weekend in which part of another woman’s nose was bitten off.

# dpp - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Explainer: How do European arrest warrants work?

Alan Shatter has released the latest figures on the warrants issued and received in Ireland last year – but how are they issued? And what happens when they’re received?

# dpp - Saturday 2 June, 2012

'Priceless' St Manchan's shrine recovered as two men released by Gardaí

‘The precious shrine of St Manchan’ has been recovered this evening. Two men arrested in connection with its disappearance have been released by Gardaí.

# dpp - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Ned O'Keeffe released without charge

The former Fianna Fáil TD was arrested on suspicion of using a false invoice to claim for mobile phone expenses.

# dpp - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Man released without charge in Andrew Allen murder investigation

A file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# dpp - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Garda Commissioner confirms DPP meeting over Moriarty

Martin Callinan says that it is “right and prudent” for him to meet with DPP before launching any criminal investigation into issues raised by the Moriarty Tribunal.

# dpp - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

New laws for search warrants after court finds them unconstitutional Law

New laws for search warrants after court finds them unconstitutional

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has said that new law for search warrants is a priority for government after the Supreme Court ruled the existing law was unconstitutional.

# dpp - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Gilmore: If Mahon finds corruption, it will go to DPP

Tanaiste calls for Mahon report to be debated in the the Dáil next week while stating in Leader’s Questions that corruption should be “pursued vigorously by the authorities”.

# dpp - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Corporate enforcement chief heading Anglo investigation to retire

The Director of Corporate Enforcement, Paul Appleby, has said he intends to retire next month.

# dpp - Friday 27 January, 2012

Callely 'completely and totally innocent' of wrongdoing, says solicitor

Ivor Callely’s solicitor says his client, the former junior minister and senator, has done nothing to warrant investigation.

# dpp - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Ivor Callely released without charge

The former junior government minister was released from garda custody this afternoon and a file is now being prepared for the DPP.

# dpp - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Here’s how much the Government spent on legal fees last year...

Enda Kenny said proposals for a competitive tendering process to cut costs have been rejected.

# dpp - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Man released over murder of pensioner in Kimmage

Edward Boyan was found stabbed in the chest, by firefighters who were called to a blaze at his retirement flat.

# dpp - Thursday 5 January, 2012

New arrest in Ballyfermot murder case

Gardaí arrested a man in relation to the murder of David Darcy, who was shot dead as he sat in a van in Ballyfermot on the morning of 28 November.

# dpp - Sunday 18 December, 2011

Ian Bailey "not the only suspect" in Toscan du Plantier murder investigation

It has emerged that DPP documents name another man who has never been mentioned publicly in the garda investigation into the French woman’s death in Schull, Co Cork.

# dpp - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Who has the civil service employed this year?

Some exceptions to the hiring moratorium have been granted by the Government – including posts for judiciary criers – but there was no place for new staff to answer calls made to the emergency services.

# dpp - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Former Anglo Irish Bank finance director McAteer released by gardaí

Willie McAteer was not charged and walked free earlier this morning.

# dpp - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

DPP prosecuted in more than 60 per cent of cases last year DPP

DPP prosecuted in more than 60 per cent of cases last year

However, about 3,312 suspects were not prosecuted by the DPP because of a lack of sufficient evidence in Garda files.

# dpp - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Government announces appointment of first female DPP

Claire Loftus will succeed James Hamilton as the Director of Public Prosecutions when the latter retires in two weeks’ time.

# dpp - Sunday 25 September, 2011

FOUR MEN arrested yesterday over an attempted raid on a house in Tallaght, Co Dublin have been released without charge. The arrests came after an attempt to enter a house at Brookview Rise at around 3am yesterday morning. Gardaí say that a file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# dpp - Monday 15 August, 2011

New suspect in murder of Bernadette Connolly over 40 years ago

Gardaí have built a case against a now 77-year-old man who is in jail in the UK.

# dpp - Thursday 4 August, 2011

Runaway solicitor Michael Lynn could be extradited over alleged fraud

The solicitor fled Ireland owing millions to banks and is now living in Portugal.

# dpp - Saturday 25 June, 2011

File may be sent to the DPP over 'blasphemous' UCC exhibition

It’s claimed that a number of complaints have been made to Gardaí in Cork about a exhibition at University College Cork.

# dpp - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Coroner's court hears garda surprised no prosecution taken over Baiba Saulite death

The detective superintendent told the coroner’s court that gardaí had recommended bringing charges when sending forward the case to the DPP.

Column: Criminal investigations into Anglo Irish Bank are taking too long - and I should know

Former trader Nick Leeson, who spent six and a half years in jail for bringing down Barings Bank, says we can’t afford to delay prosecutions of financial crime.

# dpp - Saturday 28 May, 2011

DPP defends speed of probe into Anglo's affairs

James Hamilton insists that the inquiry into Anglo Irish Bank’s affairs is “unusual” with many witnesses still to speak.

# dpp - Monday 28 March, 2011

Missing woman's family do not believe she was pregnant when she vanished

The family of missing Mayo woman Sandra Collins say that she would have told them if she was pregnant before she went missing over ten years ago.

# dpp - Friday 25 March, 2011

Poll: Has Neil Prendeville suffered enough? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has Neil Prendeville suffered enough?

The Cork DJ wants to be left in peace to return to his radio show next Monday: Should he be allowed back on air?

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: British police may investigate Neil Prendeville; how Barack Obama was locked out of the White House and the cheating scandal that’s rocking the chess world.

# dpp - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: The fallout from the Moriarty report continues; an 8,000 page file on Anglo goes to the DPP and there are calls for a class action suit against the state and its banks by beleaguered homeowners.

# dpp - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

No charges brought against Cork 96FM DJ Neil Prendeville

DPP directs no charges will be brought following garda investigation into allegations the radio presenter exposed himself on an Aer Lingus flight.

# dpp - Thursday 16 December, 2010

DPP to receive bank file within 24 hours

Two major files are to be sent to the DPP following an investigation into alleged financial irregularities involving banks.