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# original - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Pete Taylor initiates legal proceedings against Garda Commissioner

The boxing trainer has also launched court proceedings against a number of news publications.

# original - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Government ordered to release records about use of its jet service by Michael D Higgins and Mary McAleese

The ruling was made by the Commissioner for Environmental Information last week.

# original - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Food market allowed to operate in south Dublin business park despite concerns from local businesses

Retailers had objected to the return of the market this year.

# original - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

High Court grants review of decision not to approve child with Down Syndrome for schooling scheme

The July Provision Scheme provides funding for extended schooling for children with ASD and severe/profound learning disability.

Internal garda probe after video emerges of €10k cash seizure being flaunted on camera

One of the individuals in the video can be heard stating that the cash had been seized at a checkpoint.

# original - Monday 20 May, 2019

Ministers to order State bodies to decarbonise under new Climate Action Plan

Public agencies will have to reduce food waste, promote water conservation, and roll out recycling practices.

Three west Dublin garda stations regularly share one patrol car as gang feud continues

A number of shootings related to the feud have happened in the last six months.

# original - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Your PRSI gets you a free scale and polish and 300,000 availed of it so far this year

Half a million claims for dental scale and polish, free glasses and hearing aids have been made.

Government told that Occupied Territories Bill could affect immigration status of Irish in US

Fine Gael voted against the Bill, which passed second stage in the Dáil this year.

# original - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

101 problems: Election posters blocking traffic signals and obstructing paths in Dublin

Most complaints are about posters being at a height that is too low or are obstructing traffic signals and signs.

# original - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Anti-eviction activist Ben Gilroy sues RTÉ over exclusion from televised MEP debates

The businessman claims RTÉ is in breach of broadcasting rules by excluding him from its upcoming debates.

# original - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Concerns raised about fire safety issues at hotel earmarked to house asylum seekers before arson attacks

Plans to open a Direct Provision centre in Rooskey were scrapped based on legal advice.

# original - Monday 6 May, 2019

Fears over legal challenge 'disrupting' asylum seekers led to Direct Provision centre being scrapped

The proposal was affected by a number of legal and planning issues, as well as suspected arson attacks.

# original - Monday 29 April, 2019

Irish government to consider similar legislation to UK 'porn block' law

From July pornography sites will be required to have robust age-verification systems in place for UK users.

# original - Sunday 28 April, 2019

New online booking system for driving tests to be launched in the autumn

Currently the national average waiting time for a driving test is eight weeks.

Driving testers accused of being 'rude', 'condescending' and 'inappropriate' in complaints to RSA

Complaints include drivers being told to disregard speed limits and testers getting into shouting matches.

# original - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Extra armed gardaí in Drogheda as notorious prisoner linked to feud set for release next week

Additional garda patrols have been approved.

DCC's Keegan says criticism 'near hysterical' over him calling homeless services 'attractive' option

That is according to correspondence obtained by under Freedom of Information.

# original - Monday 7 November, 2016

From The42 Owen Roddy never reached the summit but he carved a path for others who did Original

Owen Roddy never reached the summit but he carved a path for others who did

Conor McGregor’s striking coach narrowly missed out on the big payday he spent years pursuing as a fighter.

# original - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Zara suspended sales of some of its clothes after artist accused the retailer of copying her designs

A California-based illustrator posted images on social media comparing the products.

# original - Monday 22 June, 2015

From The42 Celtic's Champions League opponents are famous for their genius goal celebrations Originality This post contains videos

Celtic's Champions League opponents are famous for their genius goal celebrations

They’re the guys who brought us ‘The Toilet, ‘The Bicycle’ and ‘The Fish’.

# original - Sunday 23 March, 2014

From The42 The best 'bowling alley' goal celebration you'll see today Original

The best 'bowling alley' goal celebration you'll see today

Kudos to Hidetoshi Wakui of Estonian side Nomme Kalju.

# original - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Martin: There's a danger marriage will lose originality if gay marriage allowed

Despite his own views, the Archbishop of Dublin said debates on issues like this should be carried out “in a mature way”.

# original - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

From The42 Swansea player forced to drive 'Pink Ferrari' after losing crossbar challenge Banter

# original - Monday 11 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 6 people who did it their way

6 people who did it their way

These people are giving “original and best” a whole new meaning.

# original - Thursday 15 November, 2012

From The42 In pics: The evolution of Andrew Bynum's ridiculous hairstyle A For Originality

In pics: The evolution of Andrew Bynum's ridiculous hairstyle

The Philadelphia 76ers center is putting his time on the sidelines to good use.