# fined

This month
May 2023
# Eircom
Eir fined €2.45 million by regulator for overcharging an estimated 76,000 customers
The refunds have an estimated price-tag of approximately €6.7 million according to the regulator.
# fined
Lee Westwood accuses DP World Tour of being ‘fully in bed’ with PGA Tour
IV Golf trio Westwood, Ian Poulter and Sergio Garcia have resigned from the European circuit.
This year
# conservation area
Two men convicted and fined for using scrambler bikes in protected area of Wicklow Mountains
The court heard the men travelled an estimated 7km across protected habitat, causing damage to the vulnerable blanket bog habitat.
# UK
Social media influencer arrested and fined after joining search for Nicola Bulley
It comes after Lancashire Police said amateur sleuths have “distracted significantly” from their efforts to find the missing mother-of-two.
# fined
Planning failure at Derrybrien wind farm reaches total cost to State of €6.2 million
The Derrybrien wind farm, which ceased operations last year, was originally constructed two decades ago.
Last year
# fined
Companies fined €225,000 after health and safety breaches led to workers deaths
A safety mechanism on a crane that was holding the two men failed.
# Wicklow
Wicklow landowners fined €1,000 each for setting gorse on fire out of season
Burning living vegetation during the closed season is an offence under Section 40 of the Wildlife Acts 1976-2018.
# Central Bank
AIB and EBS hit with fines totalling almost €100 million over tracker mortgage scandal
AIB received a record fine of €83.3 million while EBS received a fine of €13.4 million.
# Navan
HSE fined €23,000 over attack on nurses by a patient
The HSE pleaded guilty to four breaches of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 at Trim Circuit Court.
All time
# Noise Pollution
Sin É pub fined €1,000 and must pay legal costs over loud music
The incident dates back to 2017.
# advertisement
French regulator fines Google €220m for favouring ads for own services at expense of rivals
The penalty is part of a settlement reached after three media groups accused Google in 2019 of abusing a dominant market position.
# Contempt of Court
Australian media fined for breaching Cardinal George Pell trial gag order
The news outlets were found guilty of 21 counts of contempt of court for ignoring the gag order.
# latest figures
Gardaí issue fines worth around €2.3 million for Covid-19 breaches
New figures show the highest number of fines were issued for non-essential travel, with 12,336 incidents incurring a 100-euro penalty
# fined
Stockbrokers Davy apologise for 'failures' after €4.1 million Central Bank fine
The Central Bank announced the fine levied against Davy yesterday.
# Punishment
Man Utd’s Amad Diallo fined over false documents that allowed him to enter Italy
Diallo, 18, was ordered to pay €48,000.
# Breach
Central Bank fines insurance company over €40,000 after customers overcharged
The Central Bank of Ireland found that Keystone Insurance overcharged 62 customers over five years.
# Cross border
Two women fined under coronavirus legislation in NI after failing to stop for gardaí in Donegal
The vehicle in question was also seized by the PSNI.
# Sanctioned
Celtic and Rangers fined by Uefa over Europa League incidents
The Old Firm clubs have been punished by European football’s governing body.
# Derrybrien
Ireland fined €5m plus daily penalty of €15,000 over landslides at Galway wind farm
The fine relates to an incident which saw 50,000 fish killed in 2003.
# slap on the wrist
Liverpool avoid being thrown out of EFL Cup for fielding ineligible player
The Reds have been fined £200,000 but retain their place in the fourth round.
# fined
Company fined €500,000 after fatal accident at Mayo quarry
Joseph Harrington was fatally injured when he fell into an inadequately guarded stone crusher at the quarry.
# fined
Man who lost teeth from epileptic seizures fined for possessing cannabis used to treat symptoms
John Mountaine received a fine of €100.
# operation enable
Driver fined after using neighbour's expired disabled permit to park for free near work
The permit was seized by gardaí and the driver was issued with a fixed charge notice.
# fined
Rafael Benitez fined £60,000 by FA for questioning referee's red card record
The FA has sanctioned Benitez after he spoke about Andre Marriner before a match with Crystal Palace.
# US Open
Serena Williams fined $17,000 for outburst during controversial US Open final defeat
The American star was fined for coaching, racquet abuse and for verbal abuse.
# Fines
Gardaí in Dublin have been clamping down on cars parked in cycle lanes
One garda fined six motorists in 25 minutes.
# danny boy
England out-half Cipriani fined after pleading guilty to common assault
The Gloucester star also pleaded guilty to resisting arrest.
Toulon threatened with points deduction, Boudjellal fined for staunch Bastareaud defence
Defending his centre’s homophobic slur will cost the Top 14 club owner over €75,000.
# treatment plants
Irish Water fined €6,000 for delaying works needed to reduce cancer-linked pollution levels
A court heard drinking water from treatment plants had excessive levels of THMs.
# fined
After being dropped by France, Teddy Thomas is slapped with Racing 92 fine
The French winger is being punished for his behaviour in the wake of the Scotland game.
# fined
Three fined €575,000 for making it difficult for customers to cancel their contracts
ComReg said many customers had trouble cancelling their service with the provider.
# Courts
Eir fined over €10,500 after it admitted overcharging customers
The case was heard in Dublin District Court.
# Courts
Landline operator fined after sending bills to pensioner for service it didn't provide
Yourtel was also ordered to pay €10,000 in legal costs.
# Ouch
The Central Bank has fined Bank of Ireland €3 million for 'significant failures'
The Central Bank found “significant failures” in some of Bank of Ireland’s controls, policies and procedures.
# paying the price
Tesco to fork out €247 million over accounting scandal
Tesco has reached a deal that will see the company avoid prosecution.
# The Kremlin
Russian opposition leader jailed following unsanctioned Moscow protest
Alexei Navalny has been a vocal critic of the Kremlin.
# horror movie
Insects found crawling around in box of sweets at Tallaght cinema
Customers who bought sweets at the IMC cinema later found insects at the bottom of the container.
# Moving Forward
Cannabis users to be fined as Israel approves partial decriminalisation of drug
First time users will now be hit with a €255 fine instead of a conviction.
# fined
Life Style Sports and PowerCity have been slapped on the wrist for breaching consumer laws
The retailer was handed a small fine for failing to repay delivery fees on cancelled orders.
# Serious injuries
Australian firm responsible for Irishwoman's scalping injuries fined
Annie Dunne suffered the injuries while working on a farm.