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#Penalty Points

# penalty-points - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Jan 14th 2014, 8:57 AM 9,596 Views 9 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day.

# penalty-points - Saturday 28 December, 2013

The day Enda got a political wallop and 7 other moments that defined the political year
# Review 2013
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The day Enda got a political wallop and 7 other moments that defined the political year

Dec 28th 2013, 8:30 PM 8,783 Views 18 Comments

Promissory note gone, abortion legislated for, the Seanad retained, and the bailout exited – here are few key moments from the past 12 months.

# penalty-points - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Lapgate, run Rabbitte, run and talking through her f***y - the political year in videos
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Lapgate, run Rabbitte, run and talking through her f***y - the political year in videos

Dec 26th 2013, 8:45 AM 5,305 Views 7 Comments

All the best shouting, attention seeking and scandal caught on camera.

# penalty-points - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Dec 18th 2013, 11:22 PM 22,731 Views 2 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the bad weather, bankers charged with €7.2 billion fraud, and Ian Watkins sentenced to 35 years in prison.

Public Accounts Committee to examine penalty points furore
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Public Accounts Committee to examine penalty points furore

Dec 18th 2013, 5:59 PM 5,832 Views 18 Comments

The committee will use whistleblower information as starting point for probe of how penalty points are cancelled.

# penalty-points - Friday 22 November, 2013

Committee should be 'unhindered' in investigating garda whistleblower files
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Committee should be 'unhindered' in investigating garda whistleblower files

Nov 22nd 2013, 11:31 AM 3,970 Views 8 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee has been asked to hand back files it has received alleging abuse of the penalty points system.

# penalty-points - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

127 arrests for suspicion of drink driving in the last week
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127 arrests for suspicion of drink driving in the last week

Oct 9th 2013, 10:35 PM 8,131 Views 44 Comments

The RSA has said that there were 4,095 penalty points issued in the last seven days.

# penalty-points - Monday 30 September, 2013

A broken speedometer, a dying cow and a swarm of bees - how some people avoided penalty points
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A broken speedometer, a dying cow and a swarm of bees - how some people avoided penalty points

Sep 30th 2013, 10:31 PM 19,537 Views 74 Comments

Nearly a quarter of penalty point notices in 2011 and 2012 were quashed, with some flimsy excuses being accepted.

# penalty-points - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Varadkar: We need another investigation into the penalty points controversy
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Varadkar: We need another investigation into the penalty points controversy

Jun 11th 2013, 9:11 AM 5,574 Views 45 Comments

“In a lot of cases they were explaining away penalty point terminations that to the reasonable person seemed a little bit unusual,” Leo Varadkar has said of the garda report into the cancellation of penalty points.

# penalty-points - Friday 7 June, 2013

The 9 at 9: Friday
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The 9 at 9: Friday

Jun 7th 2013, 8:28 AM 6,684 Views 3 Comments

We’ve almost arrived at the weekend. But before we get there, here are nine things you should know.

Whistleblower invites Taoiseach to discuss penalty points controversy
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Whistleblower invites Taoiseach to discuss penalty points controversy

Jun 7th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,829 Views 42 Comments

Garda “stands firm” on his claims and asks the Taoiseach to view his evidence.

# penalty-points - Saturday 1 June, 2013

TD: We didn't demonise those who had points cancelled by naming them in Dáil
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TD: We didn't demonise those who had points cancelled by naming them in Dáil

Jun 1st 2013, 8:15 AM 6,570 Views 33 Comments

Joan Collins has defended her naming of high-profile individuals who allegedly had penalty points cancelled in the Dáil chamber last December.

# penalty-points - Thursday 30 May, 2013

'Dysfunctional and flawed': TDs slam penalty points investigation
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'Dysfunctional and flawed': TDs slam penalty points investigation

May 30th 2013, 2:12 PM 6,543 Views 38 Comments

Mick Wallace, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, Clare Daly and Joan Collins have criticised the reports into the practice of cancelling penalty points which largely cleared gardaí.

Watch: Mick Wallace says he was the victim of an unlawful arrest
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Watch: Mick Wallace says he was the victim of an unlawful arrest

May 30th 2013, 1:18 PM 19,455 Views 107 Comments

The independent TD was quizzed about a recently reported incident concerning his alleged arrest in September 2000 for directing traffic near a construction site he was working on.

No request for Ombudsman investigation from Oireachtas
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No request for Ombudsman investigation from Oireachtas

May 30th 2013, 1:01 PM 3,609 Views 9 Comments

The Garda Ombudsman Commission has not been asked to investigate the penalty points controversy by an Oireachtas committee, a spokesman has told TheJournal.ie.

# penalty-points - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Shatter survives Dáil motion of no confidence with 88-45 win
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Shatter survives Dáil motion of no confidence with 88-45 win

May 29th 2013, 9:26 PM 6,902 Views 65 Comments

A government counter-motion supporting Shatter was passed easily in the Dáil this evening.

# penalty-points - Monday 27 May, 2013

Poll: Should there be a mandatory prison sentence for uninsured drivers?
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Poll: Should there be a mandatory prison sentence for uninsured drivers?

May 27th 2013, 9:48 AM 14,383 Views 121 Comments

A new survey has shown that almost 7 per cent of people have had their vehicle damaged by an uninsured driver, so should the penalties be harsher?

# penalty-points - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Greater protections for whistleblowers after penalty points furore
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Greater protections for whistleblowers after penalty points furore

May 22nd 2013, 1:13 PM 7,147 Views 31 Comments

Eamon Gilmore said that legislation is currently being drawn up which will be put before government shortly.

Communications between Callinan and Shatter are 'of a confidential nature'
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Communications between Callinan and Shatter are 'of a confidential nature'

May 22nd 2013, 9:18 AM 6,846 Views 73 Comments

Yesterday evening the justice minister said it was the Garda Commmissioner who informed him that Mick Wallace benefited from garda discretion.

# penalty-points - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Commissioner told Shatter about Mick Wallace's encounter with Gardaí
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Commissioner told Shatter about Mick Wallace's encounter with Gardaí

May 21st 2013, 7:37 PM 12,654 Views 115 Comments

Opposition TDs have demanded to know how an unrecorded incident came to be known by the country’s top Garda.

Shatter: I made comments 'to defend the integrity of An Garda Síochána'
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Shatter: I made comments 'to defend the integrity of An Garda Síochána'

May 21st 2013, 6:23 PM 8,943 Views 133 Comments

Here’s the full text of Alan Shatter’s Dáil explanation.

Should Alan Shatter resign over points furore? 'No,' insists the Taoiseach
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Should Alan Shatter resign over points furore? 'No,' insists the Taoiseach

May 21st 2013, 4:06 PM 7,175 Views 144 Comments

Enda Kenny offers a loyal defence of Alan Shatter, as opposition TDs continue to call for the justice minister’s head.

Shatter to face questions in Dáil over Wallace row
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Shatter to face questions in Dáil over Wallace row

May 21st 2013, 12:33 PM 4,564 Views 44 Comments

The minister will make a statement this evening and will then open himself up to questions from the opposition.

# penalty-points - Monday 20 May, 2013

Wallace lodges complaint with data protection chief over Shatter remarks
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Wallace lodges complaint with data protection chief over Shatter remarks

May 20th 2013, 9:05 PM 10,963 Views 113 Comments

The Wexford TD believes Shatter’s revealing of an encounter with Gardaí is an improper disclosure of sensitive records.

The Evening Fix... now with soccer's next big talent*
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The Evening Fix... now with soccer's next big talent*

May 20th 2013, 6:58 PM 8,396 Views 1 Comment

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Shatter: 'If Wallace is guilty of anything, it's hypocrisy'
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Shatter: 'If Wallace is guilty of anything, it's hypocrisy'

May 20th 2013, 2:47 PM 9,193 Views 118 Comments

The Minister made his first public comment today in the ongoing row over Deputy Mick Wallace and discretion used when he drove while using a mobile phone.

Poll: Should Alan Shatter have made his Prime Time comments?
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Poll: Should Alan Shatter have made his Prime Time comments?

May 20th 2013, 9:11 AM 18,586 Views 126 Comments

As a row between Alan Shatter and Mick Wallace rumbles on, we ask was the Minister’s use of information appropriate?

Taoiseach backs Shatter in penalty points row with Wallace
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Taoiseach backs Shatter in penalty points row with Wallace

May 20th 2013, 7:47 AM 7,489 Views 69 Comments

The Wexford TD will lodge a complaint to the Standards in Public Office Commission today over comments made by the justice minister.

# penalty-points - Sunday 19 May, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with the best way to wake up a hangover victim
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The Evening Fix… now with the best way to wake up a hangover victim

May 19th 2013, 6:59 PM 13,395 Views 1 Comment

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

FG ministers back Shatter in penalty points comments row
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FG ministers back Shatter in penalty points comments row

May 19th 2013, 5:17 PM 8,367 Views 112 Comments

Both Richard Bruton and Brian Hayes say Shatter’s comments added context to complaints about the penalty points inquiry.

# penalty-points - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Shatter called on to resign over Wallace penalty points row
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Shatter called on to resign over Wallace penalty points row

May 18th 2013, 7:55 PM 19,721 Views 160 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn also said it is “worrying” the Justice Minister mentioned the information on Prime Time.

# penalty-points - Friday 17 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added deer on a city bus
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The Evening Fix... now with added deer on a city bus

May 17th 2013, 6:55 PM 7,919 Views 8 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Wallace to lodge complaint against Shatter over penalty points allegation
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Wallace to lodge complaint against Shatter over penalty points allegation

May 17th 2013, 5:47 PM 13,302 Views 119 Comments

The Wexford TD says the allegations made by Alan Shatter on live TV about an alleged motoring offence are unsubstantiated.

Review of fixed penalty notice system recommended
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Review of fixed penalty notice system recommended

May 17th 2013, 7:20 AM 4,689 Views 21 Comments

The Comptroller General said that the system has not resulted in changed behaviour in motor tax compliance.

# penalty-points - Thursday 16 May, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday
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The 5 at 5: Thursday

May 16th 2013, 4:50 PM 5,551 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Callinan "has no axe to grind" with penalty points whistleblowers
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Callinan "has no axe to grind" with penalty points whistleblowers

May 16th 2013, 3:31 PM 5,263 Views 48 Comments

The Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee questioned the Garda Commissioner on the recent report on the quashing of penalty points.

# penalty-points - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added epic beards
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The Evening Fix... now with added epic beards

May 15th 2013, 7:00 PM 8,621 Views 3 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Video: Shatter says TDs playing 'silly political games' over penalty points
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Video: Shatter says TDs playing 'silly political games' over penalty points

May 15th 2013, 6:25 PM 5,851 Views 30 Comments

The Minister for Justice also spoke about why he is backing a law which could see mobile phone networks shut down during the G8 summit.

Gardaí should be able to quash penalty points for 'humanitarian reasons'
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Gardaí should be able to quash penalty points for 'humanitarian reasons'

May 15th 2013, 5:25 PM 11,040 Views 78 Comments

A report into the controversy around Gardaí breaking the rules around cancelling penalty points has suggested some changes to the system.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

May 15th 2013, 4:53 PM 8,550 Views 4 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…