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#Fines

# fines - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'They'll spot you': Luas warning commuters about plain clothes ticket inspectors Fines

'They'll spot you': Luas warning commuters about plain clothes ticket inspectors

A new campaign by the private operator was launched earlier this month.

# fines - Monday 8 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should social media sites be fined for failing to tackle harmful online content? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should social media sites be fined for failing to tackle harmful online content?

The UK government has proposed establishing a watchdog with the power to fine internet companies.

# fines - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Fines totalling more than €126k in court crackdown on M50 toll dodgers Courts

Fines totalling more than €126k in court crackdown on M50 toll dodgers

The penalties yesterday ranged from €2,500 to €15,000.

# fines - Thursday 27 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Over 7,000 litter fines were issued around the country last year LITTER BUGS

Over 7,000 litter fines were issued around the country last year

Dublin City Council issued the most fines at 1465.

# fines - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ross says no 'heated' row over speeding proposals, but some FG ministers have issues with severity of penalty points Fines

Ross says no 'heated' row over speeding proposals, but some FG ministers have issues with severity of penalty points

The general scheme of the Bill was approved this afternoon.

# fines - Thursday 8 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Just four dog poo fines were issued in Dublin City so far this year Dog Poo

Just four dog poo fines were issued in Dublin City so far this year

Out of the four fines issued this year, just one was paid.

# fines - Sunday 30 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Elon Musk and Tesla fined €34.4 million, Musk to step down as chairman over fraud charges Ouch

Elon Musk and Tesla fined €34.4 million, Musk to step down as chairman over fraud charges

The controversial founder of the electric car manufacturer will remain as chief executive however.

# fines - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí in Dublin have been clamping down on cars parked in cycle lanes Fines

Gardaí in Dublin have been clamping down on cars parked in cycle lanes

One garda fined six motorists in 25 minutes.

# fines - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Calls for drivers who park on cycle lanes to get penalty points Pay Up

Calls for drivers who park on cycle lanes to get penalty points

Motorists continue to park on cycle lane because they face no consequences for doing so, said the party.

# fines - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should drivers who exceed the speed limit by a greater margin face tougher penalties? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should drivers who exceed the speed limit by a greater margin face tougher penalties?

Minister for Transport Shane Ross said a tiered form of speeding offences will be introduced next year.

# fines - Sunday 5 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The more you break the speed limit the more you'll be punished under new law Penalty Points

The more you break the speed limit the more you'll be punished under new law

Transport Minister Shane Ross said he hopes to have a general scheme for the legislation ready by Christmas.

# fines - Saturday 4 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie First woman fined in Denmark for wearing full-face veil - reports Fines

First woman fined in Denmark for wearing full-face veil - reports

As of 1 August, wearing a burqa or the niqab in public carries a fine of 1,000 kroner.

# fines - Saturday 28 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you report someone for breaking the hosepipe ban? Irish Water This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you report someone for breaking the hosepipe ban?

Over 300 reports have been made.

# fines - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Just 93 prosecutions after 6,000 rubbish bags dumped in Dublin city's 'worst litter blackspot' Illegal Dumping

Just 93 prosecutions after 6,000 rubbish bags dumped in Dublin city's 'worst litter blackspot'

The area is thought to be the most littered part of Dublin.

# fines - Monday 25 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Prison is for dangerous criminals': Drop in numbers sent to prison for non-payment of fines Justice

'Prison is for dangerous criminals': Drop in numbers sent to prison for non-payment of fines

More than 2,000 people were sent to prison for failure to pay a court-imposed fine last year.

# fines - Friday 8 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Over 2,000 people jailed for non-payment of fines last year Court Fines

Over 2,000 people jailed for non-payment of fines last year

The latest figures shows there has been a significant drop in the number of imprisonments following new legislation.

# fines - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Drivers fined almost €120,000 in crackdown on M50 toll dodgers Taking Its Toll

Drivers fined almost €120,000 in crackdown on M50 toll dodgers

Fines ranging from €9,000 to €16,000 were handed down to 10 motorists yesterday.

# fines - Saturday 3 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Why councils will soon be fining themselves for owning vacant housing sites

Why councils will soon be fining themselves for owning vacant housing sites

The vacant sites levy was introduced to free up land for homes.

# fines - Sunday 21 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Over 300 retailers targeted in sting operations to see if they're selling cigarettes to under 18s Smoking

Over 300 retailers targeted in sting operations to see if they're selling cigarettes to under 18s

The HSE figures relate to the first three quarters of last year.

# fines - Saturday 20 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Drunk droning in the US state of New Jersey is now illegal Drones

Drunk droning in the US state of New Jersey is now illegal

Infractions can be punishable by up to six months in prison and a $1,000 (€815) fine.

# fines - Friday 8 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Group water schemes will have to pay for a licence under proposed new rules In Breach

Group water schemes will have to pay for a licence under proposed new rules

The EU has commenced infringement proceedings against Ireland for its failure to introduce a licensing system.

# fines - Friday 7 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think fines work? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think fines work?

Do you have any library books or rented DVDs or videos collecting dust?

# fines - Monday 27 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Eircom fined for over-charging nuns' nursing home and leaving it without phone service for weeks Phone Service

Eircom fined for over-charging nuns' nursing home and leaving it without phone service for weeks

The judge convicted Eircom and imposed fines amounting to €16,500 which must be paid within two months.

# fines - Friday 10 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Volkswagen pleads guilty in emissions cheating scandal, set to pay extra €4bn in fines Scam

Volkswagen pleads guilty in emissions cheating scandal, set to pay extra €4bn in fines

The guilty plea entered today is in addition to over €16 billion in settlements the company has already agreed to pay.

# fines - Sunday 26 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Rivers of Buckfast bottles and human excrement in playgrounds: How can Ireland clean up its act? This post contains a poll

Rivers of Buckfast bottles and human excrement in playgrounds: How can Ireland clean up its act?

We look at international solutions to dirty litter habits – and whether they would be effective here.

# fines - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'There is no deterrent': Less than a third of Dublin litter fines actually get paid Illegal Dumping

'There is no deterrent': Less than a third of Dublin litter fines actually get paid

“The council don’t appear to give the issue of illegal dumping the attention it deserves,” one councillor said.

# fines - Saturday 3 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think porn sites should be fined for letting under-18s visit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think porn sites should be fined for letting under-18s visit?

Critics say the process risks restricting adults’ access to legal content and could open a door to fraudsters.

# fines - Friday 10 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Drivers fined multiple times for having no NCT certificate All The Money

Drivers fined multiple times for having no NCT certificate

Second prosecutions were taken against people for not having NCT Certificates, in cases where an original fine had already been paid.

# fines - Friday 6 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Shell to Sea activist Maura Harrington arrested in Mayo Jailed

Shell to Sea activist Maura Harrington arrested in Mayo

She has been taken to the Dóchas Centre women’s prison where she is expected to spend ten days.

# fines - Saturday 5 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should election candidates be fined for not taking down their posters in time? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should election candidates be fined for not taking down their posters in time?

All posters should have been taken down by now.

# fines - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Two landlords slapped with criminal convictions for failing to register tenants Fines

Two landlords slapped with criminal convictions for failing to register tenants

The Private Residential Tenancies Board took legal action against the landlords for failing to register their tenancies.

# fines - Monday 11 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie How will the new fine payment law coming into force today affect you? Explainer

How will the new fine payment law coming into force today affect you?

Jail time for fine defaulters will be considered only as a last resort under the legislation.

# fines - Thursday 17 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Driver fined €25,000 in M50 toll-dodging crackdown For Whom The Bill Tolls

Driver fined €25,000 in M50 toll-dodging crackdown

Transport Infrastructure Ireland are taking a new hardline stance on those who don’t pay their tolls, including the seizure of offenders’ cars.

# fines - Thursday 10 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A major IT upgrade means people who don't pay fines will have it taken from their wages Fine Idea

A major IT upgrade means people who don't pay fines will have it taken from their wages

55% of those imprisoned in Ireland last year were jailed for the non-payment of fines.

# fines - Thursday 26 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Software pirate ordered to make a viral video to avoid paying a major fine Unusual Punishment

Software pirate ordered to make a viral video to avoid paying a major fine

The Czech Republic courts said it won’t force the man to pay around €350,000 in damages if his anti-piracy video gets 200,000 views on YouTube.

# fines - Saturday 21 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie What if we gave motorists cash rewards for driving under the speed limit? Road Safety This post contains a poll

What if we gave motorists cash rewards for driving under the speed limit?

Renua deputy leader Billy Timmins has said motorists who are recorded driving under the limit should be entered into a lottery to win cash.

# fines - Saturday 1 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie New fines begin the overdue fightback against pesky cyclists Opinion

New fines begin the overdue fightback against pesky cyclists

With the backing of powerful bureaucratic interests, cyclists have been getting a free ride where it comes to their responsibilities on the road.

# fines - Friday 31 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Are you a cyclist? Here are the 7 offences you can get fined €40 for It Starts Today

Are you a cyclist? Here are the 7 offences you can get fined €40 for

No front lamp? That’s a fine. Not stopping at traffic lights? That’s a fine.

# fines - Friday 3 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Cyclists face new fines, but will they work? Stop This post contains a poll

Cyclists face new fines, but will they work?

Cycling groups have questions about the enforceability of the new charges.

# fines - Friday 5 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Breaking the law has cost financial institutions €27 million since 2011 Fine With Me

Breaking the law has cost financial institutions €27 million since 2011

If you guessed €27 million, well done.

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