Tommy Broughan

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Dogs Trust has warned  that controversy around cases such as the halting in the UK of the export of greyhounds from Ireland to China were seriously damaging to Ireland’s animal welfare reputation. Photograph: iStock

The Government is under pressure to create a “white list” of countries that meet minimum animal welfare standards to allow the export of greyhounds. (...)

There were 2,709 self-harm presentations in 2013 to the seven hospitals in the Dublin northeast region. Photograph: iStock

Almost 11,500 people attended hospital for self-harm over a four-year period in the Dublin northeast region, it has emerged. Figures released to Inde(...)

The offender availing of the third payment option will also avoid more penalty points than those issued under the original notice.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Motorists have been given a third chance to pay fines for motoring offences before they are brought to court in a new measure that came into effect on(...)

Traffic law enforcement has become something of a joke in parts of this State because of Garda laxity in serving summonses, poor administrative oversi(...)

Driving while holding a mobile phone became an offence in 2006. It attracts a fixed fine of €80 and three penalty points. Photograph: Istock

Of more than 12,000 people listed before the courts since January 2015 for driving while holding a mobile phone, just over a third were convicted, new(...)

Offaly had the highest level of convictions as a percentage of people listed to appear in court, almost 60 per cent. Photograph: iStockphoto

Co Wexford had the best record overall in its dealing with offences involving holding a mobile phone while driving, new data shows. It was in the to(...)

TAOISEACH ENDA KENNY Enda Kenny’s overall legacy will be a strong one, all the more so for a politician who hardly anybody rated as a potential taois(...)

The data, supplied to Independents4Change TD Tommy Broughan by Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald,  shows    9,300 cases of drink driving  were completed by district courts across the State, with  5,400  convictions overall. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Only 20 per cent of drink-driving convictions resulted in licences being recorded in District Courts in 2015 and 2016, new figures show. It is essent(...)

A total of 9,345 prisoners were granted temporary release last year compared to 10,767 the previous year

Seven inmates serving life sentences who were released last year had each spent an average of 22 years in prison, according to new figures. The previ(...)

 Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald: said she would consider a Patten-like commission of investigation or an independent review

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald insisted in the Dáil the first she knew of the “huge discrepancy’’ in Garda breath test figures was when it was revealed a(...)

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