Department of Transport in breach of EU Directive to identify and prosecute non-resident drivers – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for Transport, Shane Ross, to clarify what legal action is being pursued against Ireland by the European Commission following its failure to comply with reporting obligations under a EU Directive on cross-border exchange of information on road-safety-related traffic offences. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the Commission […]

State could be liable for illegal home repossessions if EU law is not correctly implemented

AIB v Counihan ruling requires EU consumer law must be considered in repossession cases Government must follow example of Waterford County Registrar and suspend repossessions The Green Party today called on the Government to introduce a moratorium on home repossessions, warning that the State may be liable for illegal repossessions if EU law is not […]

Prendergast Hails Eu Law To Tackle Online Child Pornography And Abuse

Labour MEP for Ireland South Phil Prendergast said a new EU directive on sexual exploitation of children and child pornography is “a major step forward for the detection and prevention of child abuse”. The European Parliament in Strasbourg yesterday voted for a range of measures that include: •        making online “grooming” a […]