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An initial fixed-charge notice for driving while holding a mobile phone can be settled with the payment of €60 within 28 days. If paid within 28-56 days, the charge is €90. After 56 days, a summons is issued. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Road traffic prosecutions are being “thrown out across the country”, a legal source said on Wednesday, because of a finding that part of the fixed-cha(...)

 A solicitor said the only way to sort the matter out would be to serve fixed-penalty notices in such a way as delivery was fully recorded. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Prosecutions for road traffic offences where fixed-penalty notices were not paid and the defendants say that they did not receive the notice are expec(...)

Mike Coffey: he and his family were affected by the tracker mortgage scandal. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

A Castlebar-based family is suing Bank of Ireland in two separate actions over its decision to move them from a tracker mortgage, a decision that ulti(...)

Mike Coffey, who was affected by the tracker mortgage scandal, in Balla, Co Mayo. The Coffeys are one of 99 families that lost their home ‘as a result of lenders’ failings’, the Central Bank’s final report on the matter said. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

Between the birth of their daughter and moving into a new home in Limerick, the early part of 2002 was a “happy time” for Mike and Susan Coffey. They(...)

Legal experts have raised concerns about proposals by Minister for Transport Shane Ross for graduated speeding penalties. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Proposals by Minister for Transport Shane Ross for graduated speeding penalties are unworkable in their current form, legal experts believe. Mr Ross (...)

Claims in Ireland could amount to more than €200 million, depending on how many of the hauliers are still in business. Photograph: Mikael Sjoberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Thousands of Irish truck owners who bought vehicles between 1997 and 2011 may begin compensation action through the Irish courts against manufacturers(...)

A decade ago, Matthias Wissman became head of the VDA, the German auto industry’s lobby group, a high-profile position requiring guile, brass neck and an enviable contacts book. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Matthias Wissmann glides into the Berlin conference room with a choirboy smile, owlish eyes behind round glasses and chestnut brown hair that belies h(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe during a media briefing on the tracker mortgage scandal. Photograph:  Collins

The behaviour of the banks has caused people to take their own lives, a solicitor who settled a tracker mortgage case last month has claimed. Ballyh(...)

Permanent TSB chief executive Jeremy Masding and chairman Robert Elliott leaving the Department of Finance earlier this week. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The solicitor behind Thursday’s tracker mortgage settlement is urging every property owner to check the terms of their mortgage – be it a tracker or n(...)

Permanent TSB chief executive Jeremy Masding. The bank has settled what is believed to be the first tracker mortgage redress case to come before the courts. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

A customer of Permanent TSB has settled a case with the bank in what is understood to be one of the first successful tracker mortgage cases taken sinc(...)

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