A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The Eighth Amendment was never needed and was only introduced after a campaign which purposely set out to frighten people, a former justice minister has said.
Wed, 23 May, 2018
Justice Minister, Charlie Flanagan, will consider additional legislation to tackle the anti-social misuse of scramblers and quad bikes.
Mon, 12 Mar, 2018
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has warned members of the Kinahan and Hutch gangs at the centre of a spate of murders in inner city Dublin they have “no hiding place” and will be tracked down for their “brutal and heinous” murders.
Fri, 02 Feb, 2018
It could be more than 7 months before a new Garda Commissioner is appointed.
Tue, 05 Dec, 2017
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has promised thousands of protestors that he will 'fight for Portlaoise Hospital'.
Sun, 03 Dec, 2017
It is part of a Government family reunification programme to focus on those living in conflict zones.
Tue, 14 Nov, 2017
Investigations and prosecutions are too infrequent to act as a deterrent against fraudulent behaviour, Justice and Equality Minister Charlie Flanagan has said.
Sat, 21 Oct, 2017
The court poor box has been used more than 1,300 times in the last three years in spite of the Government saying in 2014 that it was to be scrapped and replaced with a fund to help victims of crime.
Sat, 14 Oct, 2017
Stricter controls and enhanced protection of citizens’ data and communications are set to be announced today with the release of the long-awaited report on the accessing of communication data of journalists.
Tue, 03 Oct, 2017
The Justice Minister has said the rhetoric used by President Trump around North Korea has been "unhelpful and scary".
Wed, 09 Aug, 2017
A pensioner who had been jailed, and was subsequently released by the High Court, over a failure to pay court-ordered instalments on a €5,000 judgment debt has brought fresh proceedings seeking damages.
Mon, 15 May, 2017
It has emerged the Garda Commissioner is meeting the Tánaiste and Justice Minister as the crisis over breath tests continues.
Mon, 27 Mar, 2017
A spokesman for the Taoiseach has responded to comments made by Alan Shatter in an interview with the Today Sean O'Rourke show on RTÉ Radio.
Fri, 03 Mar, 2017
The Tánaiste and justice minister has warned the Kinihan and other crime families they will not win.
Fri, 03 Feb, 2017
The Justice Minister will try to legally define sexual consent, for the first time today.
Tue, 24 Jan, 2017
The Justice Minister says Gardai have set up a working group to look at why half of speeding motorists dodged a recent court appearance.
Wed, 28 Dec, 2016
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has been urged to increase garda numbers in Cork city due to fears the recent shooting of a senior Real IRA member will set off a series of "tat-for-tat" killings in the city,
Fri, 16 Dec, 2016
Tánaiste and Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has said she will “very carefully” consider two protected disclosures from two senior Gardai alleging a campaign to destroy whistleblowers
Wed, 05 Oct, 2016
The Tánaiste and Justice Minister says she will invite the Garda Representative Association to talks this week to try and avert next month's strike.
Mon, 03 Oct, 2016
The Tánaiste and Justice Minister has said she is in no doubt about the seriousness of the threatened Garda strike.
Thu, 29 Sep, 2016
Mon, 26 Sep, 2016
Turkey’s justice minister has said that Anti-American sentiment among Turks is on the rise and will only be calmed if the US extradites the Muslim cleric whom Ankara accuses of orchestrating last month’s failed coup.
Wed, 10 Aug, 2016
The Tánaiste and Justice Minister has said she is legally constrained by what she can say about the O'Higgins Commission of Investigation.
Tue, 17 May, 2016
Senior Gardaí have met the acting Taoiseach and Justice Minister to brief them on investigations into recent gang related murders in the Dublin region.
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016
France’s charismatic justice minister has unexpectedly resigned after objecting to President Francois Hollande’s push to revoke citizenship from convicted terrorists with dual nationality.
Wed, 27 Jan, 2016
The Justice Minister has refused to rule out the possibility of a coalition with Fianna Fáil after the General Election.
Fri, 22 Jan, 2016
Ireland's human rights watchdog has criticised Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald's decision to restricting the scope of her surveillance review to the communications data of journalists.
Thu, 21 Jan, 2016
The Justice Minister has said that the gardaí are very aware of any potential terrorist threats to Ireland.
Sun, 22 Nov, 2015
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald reminds Dáil of scale of refugee crisis in wake of Middle East violence
Wed, 18 Nov, 2015
The Justice Minister has denied that Gardaí are mounting covert surveillance on the leaders of the anti-water charges movement.
Tue, 20 Oct, 2015
The Dáil has officially signed off on plans to accept relocated refugees from elsewhere in Europe.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2015
The Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has said no effort will be spared when it comes to tackling paramilitary crime.
Wed, 30 Sep, 2015
The Justice Minister says Maire Whelan is an excellent Attorney General, and has her full confidence.
Wed, 02 Sep, 2015
The Justice Minister says criticism of a 'flawed Garda culture' is an untrue, 'shapeless' and 'disempowering' criticism.
Tue, 21 Jul, 2015
The Justice Minister will appoint a former judge to oversee the process of claims of Garda misconduct.
Tue, 26 May, 2015
The first same sex marriages in Ireland could take place as soon as August, earlier than originally thought.
Mon, 25 May, 2015
The Justice Minister has announced an extension of Garda Youth Diversion Projects to ten new locations around the country.
Fri, 15 May, 2015
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has said that reform of her department is a "work in progress".
Thu, 14 May, 2015
The Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has said an independent review into the Siteserv deal will take place.
Thu, 23 Apr, 2015
Ireland's serial burglars would face tougher penalties under new proposals that are going to cabinet today.
Wed, 15 Apr, 2015
The Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has defended the decision not to legislate for surrogacy in new laws on adoption.
Thu, 26 Feb, 2015