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# enforcement - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Just 8 'change of use' planning applications submitted to Dublin City Council

The council has received 140 exemption applications to the new rules since they came into play a month ago.

# enforcement - Monday 4 March, 2019

Council needs €750,000 for new short-term letting rules - €350k over initial estimate Exclusive

New legislation is set to come into effect on 1 June.

# enforcement - Friday 29 June, 2018

A Dublin developer has been advertising rentals within an apartment complex built without planning permission

Rental adverts for Larkfield House, which were placed without naming the building, have appeared online in recent weeks. The building was constructed without planning permission.

# enforcement - Monday 25 June, 2018

'I can't say Dublin's safe for cyclists': Ministers want crackdown on drivers parking in cycle lanes

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan said current regulation around cycle lanes was “light touch”.

# enforcement - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Some 211 vehicles caught speeding in 24-hour national slow down operation

Gardaí and GoSafe checked 132,188 vehicles for speeding.

# enforcement - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Temple Bar food stall one of eight businesses closed for food safety issues

Five of the closure orders have since been lifted, but three remain closed

# enforcement - Monday 7 March, 2016

Dublin burrito bars among six food businesses served with closure orders

The Food Safety Authority took action against businesses in Dublin, Louth, Waterford and Wexford in February.

# enforcement - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Rent in Dublin? Huge increase in amount of work needed in rented properties

One councillor said people are putting up with sub-standard conditions just to have a roof over their heads.

# enforcement - Thursday 5 November, 2015

This restaurant has been shut down twice by the Food Safety Authority

There were just three enforcement orders in total last month.

# enforcement - Thursday 12 February, 2015

The YouTube porn hidden behind the Irish language is now gone

The search results for ‘scannán’ or ‘scannáin’ are now markedly more tame.

# enforcement - Friday 30 January, 2015

Situation with quad bikes said to be at 'crisis point'

A Dublin councillor has called for tougher restrictions to be placed on the vehicles.

# enforcement - Friday 3 October, 2014

Dublin's drug situation hasn't gotten worse, it's just 'shifted to other areas'

The Director of the Ana Liffey Drug Project, Tony Duffin said a recent surge in hallucinogenic stimulants has also made addicts’ behaviour somewhat more challenging lately.

# enforcement - Thursday 19 December, 2013

AIB fined €490,000 by Central Bank

Allied Irish Bank contravened four regulations between 2007 and 2013.

# enforcement - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Vintners want supermarket ads for cheap alcohol outlawed

They are calling on the proposals in the recently-announced Alcohol Bill to ‘become a reality as soon as possible’.

# enforcement - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Double the number of food safety enforcement orders in July is 'worrying'

The FSAI served 16 enforcement orders on food businesses in July, double the amount served in June.

# enforcement - Monday 13 May, 2013

Breach planning laws? Prepare to 'face the consequences'

That is the message from Minister Jan O’Sullivan as she released a new policy directive on planning.

# enforcement - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Director of Enforcement to step down from Central Bank

Peter Oakes, who set up the new enforcement department at the Central Bank when he joined in October 2010, said he is leaving to pursue other interests.

# enforcement - Saturday 10 November, 2012

ISPCA calls for "consistent enforcement" of dog breeding act

The society said that it fears the act will be enforced more strongly in some areas than others.

# enforcement - Friday 20 April, 2012

City Council delays Priory Hall appeal to allow ‘resolution process’

Dublin City Council tells the Supreme Court it will not continue its appeal over the costs for rehousing the Priory Hall residents.

# enforcement - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Kenny holds ad hoc meeting with Priory Hall residents - but promises little

Residents of the Priory Hall complex doorstepped the Taoiseach as he visited a nearby industrial estate for a jobs announcement.

# enforcement - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

An Taisce expects more problems in buildings 'thrown up' during Celtic Tiger

The trust has called for some serious changes to Ireland’s planning enforcement laws and court procedures.