Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 5°C Saturday 27 February 2021

#PQ

# pq - Monday 30 December, 2019

Workplace Relations Commission complaints rise 44% as typical case length now exceeds 8 months
# WRC
# WRC

Workplace Relations Commission complaints rise 44% as typical case length now exceeds 8 months

Dec 30th 2019, 6:30 AM 8,722 Views 5 Comments

In the first 10 months of the year, the WRC held over 4,000 adjudication hearings.

# pq - Thursday 14 November, 2019

'You don't know what's in them': Warning against buying medicines on the internet as over 350,000 pills seized
# Buying Online
# Buying Online

'You don't know what's in them': Warning against buying medicines on the internet as over 350,000 pills seized

Nov 14th 2019, 3:00 PM 10,744 Views 20 Comments

There has been a steady decline in the number of medicines seized in the last three years.

# pq - Sunday 4 November, 2018

'A retention crisis': Concerns raised as numbers serving in Defence Forces drops below 9,000
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

'A retention crisis': Concerns raised as numbers serving in Defence Forces drops below 9,000

Nov 4th 2018, 1:11 PM 22,960 Views 70 Comments

As of 30 September, permanent Defence Forces numbers dropped to 8,989.

# pq - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Kinahan Hutch feud coincides with huge need for armed Garda prisoner escorts to courts
# Gangland
# Gangland

Kinahan Hutch feud coincides with huge need for armed Garda prisoner escorts to courts

Jan 27th 2018, 4:00 PM 26,983 Views 64 Comments

Last year, there were 740 requests by the Prison Service for an armed Garda escort for prisoner transfers to courts here.

# pq - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Minister: Hospital followed procedure in case of man who suffered heart attack after being turned away
# Loughlinstown
# Loughlinstown

Minister: Hospital followed procedure in case of man who suffered heart attack after being turned away

Oct 4th 2017, 6:01 AM 11,003 Views 52 Comments

In August, a Wicklow man suffered a heart attack hours after being refused treatment at a hospital.

# pq - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Over 290 gardaí injured while on duty so far this year
# Line Of Duty
# Line Of Duty

Over 290 gardaí injured while on duty so far this year

Sep 24th 2017, 7:30 AM 11,231 Views 69 Comments

That’s according to new figures shared by the Minister for Justice and Equality.

# pq - Thursday 24 August, 2017

92 on-duty ambulances involved in road 'incidents' so far this year
# Parliamentary Question
# Parliamentary Question

92 on-duty ambulances involved in road 'incidents' so far this year

Aug 24th 2017, 6:01 AM 8,386 Views 18 Comments

Since 2010, 892 incidents have happened on Irish roads involving National Ambulance Service vehicles.

# pq - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Nearly 1,500 children were taken into emergency care over four years
# Children
# Children

Nearly 1,500 children were taken into emergency care over four years

Jul 22nd 2017, 6:20 AM 5,370 Views 2 Comments

An emergency care order is made through the Courts service when there is a real and immediate risk to the child’s safety.

# pq - Monday 29 May, 2017

Ireland's secret services handed back €300k despite 'credible concern regarding terrorist activity'
# Irish Secret Service
# Irish Secret Service

Ireland's secret services handed back €300k despite 'credible concern regarding terrorist activity'

May 29th 2017, 4:41 PM 24,394 Views 19 Comments

Catherine Murphy has said she is concerned that not all the money is being spent to secure the country.

# pq - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Over half of 16 and 17-year-olds in State care have no aftercare worker
# State Care
# State Care

Over half of 16 and 17-year-olds in State care have no aftercare worker

May 21st 2017, 7:30 AM 5,949 Views 4 Comments

An aftercare worker is assigned to teenagers in State care as they approach the age of 18.

# pq - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Dublin traffic jams are costing around €350 million a year - Shane Ross
# Transport Minister
# Transport Minister

Dublin traffic jams are costing around €350 million a year - Shane Ross

Apr 29th 2017, 4:24 PM 12,732 Views 58 Comments

The results could lead to an increase in public transport investment.

# pq - Monday 2 January, 2017

Ireland has spent over €133 million on referendums since the start of the century
# Voting Costs
# Voting Costs

Ireland has spent over €133 million on referendums since the start of the century

Jan 2nd 2017, 7:00 AM 7,172 Views 22 Comments

15 separate referendums have been held in Ireland since 2001.

# pq - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

525 phones confiscated from Irish prisons so far this year
# On The Line
# On The Line

525 phones confiscated from Irish prisons so far this year

Dec 7th 2016, 8:40 AM 7,535 Views 27 Comments

Prisoners found in possession of a mobile phone could be prosecuted.

# pq - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Female garda numbers have gone way up in the past decade
# PQ
# PQ

Female garda numbers have gone way up in the past decade

Nov 5th 2016, 6:15 AM 9,951 Views 4 Comments

New figures show the number of female gardaí is at 3,370.

# pq - Monday 17 October, 2016

Joan Burton quizzes the Taoiseach on how much his staff are being paid
# Oireachtas Bills
# Oireachtas Bills

Joan Burton quizzes the Taoiseach on how much his staff are being paid

Oct 17th 2016, 8:45 AM 20,415 Views 66 Comments

He has a team of 12 who are earning up to €156k.

# pq - Monday 19 September, 2016

Vast majority of IDA jobs in Dublin and Cork as rural counties fall behind
# Investment
# Investment

Vast majority of IDA jobs in Dublin and Cork as rural counties fall behind

Sep 19th 2016, 6:00 AM 7,556 Views 14 Comments

Newly-released figures show the vast amount of IDA-supported jobs are created in Dublin.

# pq - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Pest control, maintenance and security at closed Garda stations has cost €846,000 to date
# Rural Crime
# Rural Crime

Pest control, maintenance and security at closed Garda stations has cost €846,000 to date

Dec 31st 2015, 10:05 AM 9,726 Views 29 Comments

That works out at an average of €7,000 per property per year.

# pq - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

'A mockery of the justice system': There are almost 116k outstanding warrants
# Pulse Backlog
# Pulse Backlog

'A mockery of the justice system': There are almost 116k outstanding warrants

Jul 22nd 2015, 11:35 AM 15,791 Views 52 Comments

Many relate to non-payment of fines.

# pq - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Here's a gender breakdown of our army and navy
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Here's a gender breakdown of our army and navy

Nov 29th 2014, 8:15 AM 14,187 Views 42 Comments

The DF has recently encouraged more women to join its ranks.

# pq - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

NCT about to expire? Urgent cases will get an appointment or get the test for free
# Don't Panic
# Don't Panic

NCT about to expire? Urgent cases will get an appointment or get the test for free

Nov 26th 2014, 6:30 AM 42,473 Views 138 Comments

The Road Safety Authority said there is no backlog and they are very prepared for the new rules.

# pq - Friday 14 November, 2014

The number of people doing apprenticeships has nearly doubled since last year
# Employment
# Employment

The number of people doing apprenticeships has nearly doubled since last year

Nov 14th 2014, 8:34 PM 8,150 Views 15 Comments

There has been a steady increase in the number of people signing on to do apprenticeships.

# pq - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Gilmore raised concerns over US spying with embassy in Dublin this summer
# Spying
# Spying

Gilmore raised concerns over US spying with embassy in Dublin this summer

Oct 31st 2013, 9:13 AM 6,043 Views 36 Comments

The Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said he expressed the government’s concerns to the US Embassy in Dublin at a senior official level.

# pq - Saturday 31 August, 2013

26 Syrian refugees seek asylum in Ireland as violence escalates
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

26 Syrian refugees seek asylum in Ireland as violence escalates

Aug 31st 2013, 2:36 PM 8,874 Views 180 Comments

Nigerians make up the highest number of refugees in Ireland at 63, while Pakistani refugees are second at 58.

# pq - Sunday 11 August, 2013

€60.4 million spent on renting prefabs as classrooms over three years
# School
# School

€60.4 million spent on renting prefabs as classrooms over three years

Aug 11th 2013, 8:00 AM 6,841 Views 27 Comments

A prefab costs around €13,500 to rent a year.

# pq - Monday 11 February, 2013

Just two ASBOS issued since 2010 as much-criticised system is shunned
# ANTI-SOCIAL
# ANTI-SOCIAL

Just two ASBOS issued since 2010 as much-criticised system is shunned

Feb 11th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,334 Views 13 Comments

However most than 3,500 behaviour warnings, the first step to an ASBO, have been issued – including 1,200 to children.

# pq - Friday 1 February, 2013

Here's how 7,500 people went to jail for not paying fines in 2012
# Justice System
# Justice System

Here's how 7,500 people went to jail for not paying fines in 2012

Feb 1st 2013, 6:55 AM 13,188 Views 56 Comments

An average of 20 people a day were jailed for non-payment of fines last year – despite moves to reduce the figures.

# pq - Thursday 25 October, 2012

More than 50,000 students still waiting for decision on third-level grant
# SUSI
# SUSI

More than 50,000 students still waiting for decision on third-level grant

Oct 25th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,305 Views 39 Comments

New figures show that 65,000 students applied under the new student grant system – but decisions have been made on just 12,000 applications so far.

# pq - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Revenue close down 38 filling stations this year in black market crackdown
# Fuel
# Fuel

Revenue close down 38 filling stations this year in black market crackdown

Oct 20th 2012, 8:05 AM 10,669 Views 23 Comments

The Revenue Commissioners have warned that the illegal trade in oil laundering represents a serious threat to the Exchequer.

# pq - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Central Bank still exchanging €10k worth of punts every day
# Taking A Punt
# Taking A Punt

Central Bank still exchanging €10k worth of punts every day

Feb 23rd 2012, 9:24 AM 5,440 Views 12 Comments

The Minister for Justice has said that there’s nothing suspicious about people exchanging their punts for euro more than ten years after the changeover.