An Garda Síochána is coming under pressure to publish full details of any contracts with private firms operating mobile speed detection cameras after it emerged that GoSafe, which operates 50 speed detection vehicles, was paid €1.2 million per month to carry out speed checks under the terms of a contract.
Fri, 28 Jul, 2017
The targeting of communities in the South by those wishing to avoid Northern Ireland’s sex buyer laws (‘Online prostitution soaring here’, Irish Examiner, November 5) shows the urgent need for an all-island approach to tackling the exploitation, violence and organised crime which goes with this trade.
Fri, 06 Nov, 2015
The outgoing head of the Department of Justice, Brian Purcell, is being "kept sweet" by retaining his €200,000 a year salary because of his role in events leading up to the resignation of the former Garda commissioner.
Wed, 30 Jul, 2014
I write in support of the recent call by the Immigrant Council of Ireland (Irish Examiner, June 16) for the introduction of sex buyer laws in Ireland. The current legislative framework — Criminal law (Sexual Offences) Act, 1993 — is hopelessly outdated.
Fri, 20 Jun, 2014
Survivors of Symphysiotomy are holding a protest outside the Dáil this morning calling on the Government to publish legislation that would allow women who underwent the controversial childbirth procedure to seek redress in the courts.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013