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# licence - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

'Momentous achievement': Campaigners welcome confirmation of government medicinal cannabis supplier

Health Minister Simon Harris will bring proposals about the cannabis access programme to Cabinet next month.

# licence - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Clampdown on rickshaw drivers as new licensing scheme and Garda vetting to be rolled out

A new licensing regime for non-motorised rickshaws only will be introduced.

# licence - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Ireland up against Germany and Netherlands to win over UK-based TV channels after Brexit

Some of these companies have already met with the BAI here in the last year.

# licence - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

# licence - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Spotify hit with €1.3 billion copyright lawsuit from Tom Petty, Neil Young publisher

Wixen Music Publishing, Inc claims Spotify failed to seek licenses for significant parts of its 30 million-song catalog.

# licence - Thursday 28 December, 2017

County breakdown of 582,738 penalty points on driving licences

The majority of drivers had three penalty points (400,502), while 59,404 had six points and 42,700 had two.

# licence - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Pensioner says he didn't allow gardaí onto his property as he thought they were 'thugs in hoodies'

The man claimed garda ID was shown but it was at a distance.

# licence - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

People letting homes on Airbnb may need licence under new proposals

Concerns have been raised about the effect home-sharing is having on the rental market.

# licence - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Locals angered by 'lack of consultation' by government over mass harvesting of seaweed

Tralee-based company BioAtlantis wants to harvest Bantry’s kelp for bioengineering purposes. It says it has complied with all State demands concerning the application for a licence.

# licence - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

There are serious plans to take TV licence inspections away from An Post

TV licence fee collectors have been criticised in the UK – but any new inspectors here will have to adhere to certain criteria.

# licence - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Elderly Japanese people to be given cheaper funerals if they give up driving

Nearly 5 million people aged 75 or older hold a licence in Japan.

# licence - Monday 14 November, 2016

Mattress Mick ordered to pay up €900 over unlicensed taxi driver

Judge O’Neill heard Flynn was found to be incredibly co-operative and very professional.

# licence - Friday 21 October, 2016

Dublin pub loses case after showing Premier League matches without proper licence

Long Island Bar on Dorset Street was accused of showing two matches without a proper licence.

# licence - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Judge denies liquor licence, says there are enough pubs in Temple Bar

The judge said local residents were entitled to the quiet enjoyment of their homes.

# licence - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

This truck was spotted by gardaí in Limerick today

The driver had no licence or insurance and will be prosecuted by Limerick County Council.

# licence - Saturday 28 November, 2015

This powerful video shows why drink driving is a bad, bad idea Wise Up This post contains videos

This powerful video shows why drink driving is a bad, bad idea

284,000 Irish drivers have admitted to some manner of drink driving in the last 12 months.

# licence - Monday 2 November, 2015

No, Snapchat isn't storing your photos and never did

Updates to its privacy policy and terms of service left users concerned that it was now owning photos.

# licence - Friday 25 September, 2015

This driver tried to fool gardaí with a fake driver's licence - and failed

They were arrested for drink-driving.

# licence - Thursday 28 May, 2015

No more being a private investigator just for fun - you now need a licence

Or else you could face jail time.

# licence - Monday 5 January, 2015

Ryanair co-pilot praised for safe emergency landing after captain fell ill

At one stage, the commander of the craft fell unconscious.

# licence - Saturday 16 August, 2014

# licence - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Croke Park residents vow to file court injunction to stop Garth Brooks concerts

The residents said they are willing to go to court to ask a judge to ‘take charge of the situation’

# licence - Saturday 7 June, 2014

You may be judged on your fuel efficiency in a new driving test

The RSA wants your view but it has some of its own ideas.

# licence - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

'I'm not a fan of Garth Brooks' - Councillors call for public hearing on concert licences

Councillors argued that the council should support the local community despite the fact that the five concerts are already completely sold out.

# licence - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Poll: Should pet owners need licences for exotic animals? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should pet owners need licences for exotic animals?

Dog owners do need a licence for their pet – but you can buy a snake or alligator without a licence.

# licence - Monday 4 November, 2013

Dublin City Council to close motor tax offices to deal with licence backlog

The offices in Ballymun, Clondalkin and Smithfield will close for a week.

# licence - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Warning over fireworks danger - and €10,000 fine for using them illegally

Meanwhile, Greyhound is asking people to be vigilant in case their bins are targeted during the Halloween period.

# licence - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Animal rights activists unhappy as Department issues licences for hare coursing

Around 90 hare coursing meetings will be held in Ireland in the coming months, with each event using around 100 hares.

# licence - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

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Video: This is an actual excuse someone gave for not paying their TV licence

The UK equivalent of the TV licence inspectors have come up with a novel way of making sure people pay their licence.

# licence - Friday 5 April, 2013

Police warn public about missing sex offender

Police are appealing to Joseph McCabe to hand himself in – and are warning the public not to approach him.

# licence - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Thinking of cosmetic surgery? Here’s the Medical Council’s advice

The Medical Council said it has been concerned about private clinics operating unregulated – which is set to change when a draft bill passes.

# licence - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

17 compete for 12 local radio services

Two expressions of interest have been received for stations including Beat FM, Ocean FM, Midlands 103 and Sunshine FM.

# licence - Friday 18 January, 2013

Photo professionals to meet with RSA over new driving licence

Photo ID Professionals had said in November that the new licence system could cost jobs, while pharmacists said it would also impact on them.

# licence - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Objections to proposed Galway Bay organic fish farm

The Irish Wildlife Trust says it has concerns about sea lice infestation, pollution and harmful algal blooms.

# licence - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

New reforms for taxi sector announced

The moves include new branding, and a system to enable passengers make sure the appropriate driver is in the vehicle.

# licence - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

The most popular type of car licensed in Ireland last month? Volkswagen

The number of cars licensed in July dropped by more than 10 per cent compared to the same month last year.

# licence - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

In full: Michael Lowry and Denis O'Brien's statements on court ruling

Both men are looking forward to defending themselves against allegations made about the awarding of Ireland’s second mobile phone licence in 1995.

Lowry, O’Brien welcome court ruling allowing challenge to mobile licence decision

The former Communications Minister and Digicel chairman say the consortia’s claim is without merit, evidence or substance but Declan Ganley has said he will be pursuing his case with vigour.

# licence - Monday 9 July, 2012

Meetings held with potential bidders for National Lottery licence

Brendan Howlin has also confirmed that external advisers will be drafted in to help with the complex process.

# licence - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

New customers advised not to seek services of Dublin travel agent until licence is renewed

Commission for Aviation Regulation says the travel agent should not accept any new bookings – but that existing customers will continue to be covered.

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