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# pps - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Person to be prosecuted for allegedly identifying Belfast rape trial complainant

A second suspect will not be prosecuted as there is insufficient evidence to prove an offence has been committed.

# pps - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Over 107,000 foreign nationals were given a PPS Number in 2016, a significant rise on the year before CSO

Over 107,000 foreign nationals were given a PPS Number in 2016, a significant rise on the year before

The latest report from the Central Statistics Office looked into the number of PPSN allocations to foreign nationals over the past six years – from 2011 to 2016.

# pps - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Decision not to prosecute man over sectarian massacre of 10 Protestant workers

No one has ever been charged over the massacre.

# pps - Monday 7 March, 2016

17-year-old girl released after man's body found in stream

A 35-year-old woman has also been released and three men remain in custody.

# pps - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Mother wants child’s PPS number changed as it contains 666

The digits are associated with the devil.

# pps - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

No charges for Gerry Adams as McConville family vows not to give up fight for justice

The PPS says that there is insufficient evidence to warrant a prosecution.

# pps - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Social welfare screw-up left lone parent without child benefit

The parent’s benefit payments were stopped after a screw-up involving someone else’s PPS number.

# pps - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Irish Water had to destroy 859,099 PPS numbers and it's still not finished doing it...

The company said it could not yet reveal the cost of deleting the PPSN.

# pps - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Department's plan to collect data on every child a 'worrying overreach of the State'

The information could be until the child is 30.

# pps - Friday 31 October, 2014

NI authorities drop Semtex explosive charges against Scottish man

Police had described the find as the largest and most significant in the last ten years.

# pps - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Enda Kenny meeting Maíria Cahill after war of words with Gerry Adams

Yesterday, the Taoiseach said no member of Sinn Féin could guarantee there was no cover-up of abuse.

One Fianna Fáil TD is refusing to give Irish Water his PPS number

He also accused Irish Water representatives of speaking “incoherent gibberish”.

# pps - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Here's what Irish Water say they'll do with your PPS number

Want to keep your 30,000 litre allowance? Irish Water will need to keep your PPS number indefinitely.

# pps - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Kenny says Irish Water (and your PPS number) "will not be sold"

The Taoiseach made the comment during Leaders’ Questions today.

# pps - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Immigrant council demands rights for stateless to work and access social services

In Ireland campaigners want the government to introduce clear, transparent and accessible determination procedures to allow the swift identification of stateless persons.

# pps - Monday 7 October, 2013

Attorney General to review decision not to prosecute Gerry Adams

Adams hit out at those who sought to politicise what he called “a family tragedy”.

# pps - Monday 30 September, 2013

Man charged with rape of teenage girl in Belfast

The 28-year-old is due in court later.

# pps - Friday 23 August, 2013

Pictures: Dromore stonemason charged with killing two women appears in court Dromore Deaths This post contains images

Pictures: Dromore stonemason charged with killing two women appears in court

66-year-old Leslie Ross appeared in court in today charged with two counts of murder. He has also been questioned over a third killing.

# pps - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Man charged with murdering two women in Dromore

The 66-year-old man has been held for questioning for the last two days over the deaths of three women in the past 11 years.

# pps - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Police to launch murder investigation into Bloody Sunday

The murder probe is to be launched two years after the findings of the landmark Saville Inquiry.

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