Ireland Summary: New penalty points announced

New penalty point offences from today

  • Points increased for 9 offences and introduced for 14 offences; including unaccompanied L drivers. 

19 year old charged over incident involving Tanaiste's car

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Jackie Healy Rae funeral taking place today

  • Funeral mass was held at midday in Kilgarvan; Micheal Martin and Bertie Ahern among attendees.