A new law extending the minimum jail time that murderers serve hasn’t been activated yet — so families bereaved by murder are begging Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan to implement the Parole Act 2019, writes
Sat, 04 Jan, 2020
Two national newspapers in the UK have threatened to launch a legal challenge if the UK's Parole Board does not disclose its reasons for approving the release of black cab rapist John Worboys from prison.
Wed, 24 Jan, 2018
The 30-year-old rapist of two children joins 12 other sex offenders serving a life sentence in Irish prisons. While he will be able to start applying for parole after he serves seven years, the average term of life sentences is just over 17 years.
Wed, 05 Mar, 2014