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"The person who counts the pennies ends up with a conviction."

New figures from the Courts Service, released under Freedom of Information here on Newstalk, show...

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17.00 24 May 2022


"The person who counts the pennies ends up with a conviction."


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New figures from the Courts Service, released under Freedom of Information here on Newstalk, show that nearly €2.6m was paid into court poor boxes over the last 2 years. Mick Barry, People Before Profit TD for Cork North-Central, and Catriona Twomey, co-ordinator with Cork Penny Dinners  joined Kieran to debate if they are still useful part of the judiciary service, or whether they should be scrapped.

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