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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Fingerprints

All time
# Mr Moonlight
Fingerprints in Bobby Ryan's van did not belong to accused, court hears
Ryan went missing in 2011 and his body was found 22 months later.
# douglas haig
Arms dealer becomes first person charged in connection with Las Vegas mass murder
Douglas Haig (55) is charged with allegedly selling armour-piercing ammunition to Stephen Paddock, who killed 58 people during his shooting spree on the Las Vegas strip last October.
# Forensic
How do you get a fingerprint from an elephant tusk? Award for groundbreaking project
Mark Moseley and Dr Leon Barron, from Wexford, developed a fingerprinting kit to identify elephant poachers.
# Fingerprints
Dublin GAA coach gets 2 years for possessing €5,000 worth of cannabis
The sentence will run alongside another sentence he is currently serving for drugs possession.
# garda report
In two years, 34,000 people who should have had fingerprints taken did not
It means that criminals could be incorrectly freed argues a report from the Garda Inspectorate.
# Oireachtas agenda
Could a levy on alcohol help suicide prevention?
Senators think it could raise €200 million a year to help improve mental health services. They’ll be discussing this and several other topics today.
# Christopher Gaffney
Search concludes after remains of drug dealer found in Meath
The remains of Christopher Gaffney were discovered in a field at Clonee over the weekend.
# In Numbers
Prime numbers: the week in stats
Opinion polls, lucky punts, expenses, unemployment and more – our numerical guide to the last 604,800 seconds in Ireland.
# Fingerprinting
Garda Commissioner to face questions over €23m fingerprinting system
Despite the introduction of a multi-million euro electronic system, gardaí still use paper and ink for one-third of fingerprints.