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#Charlie Flanagan

# charlie-flanagan - Today’s News

Efforts being made to resolve illness benefit payment delays, says minister

TDs said constituents have been in touch about the delay or cessation of customer payments since the new system kicked in.

Bray school calls for halt in deportation of nine-year-old boy

More than 20,000 people have signed an online petition organised by St Cronan’s School to prevent the deportation of one of its pupils.

Justice Minister apologises to whistleblower Maurice McCabe on behalf of the State

Justice Peter Charleton found there was a “campaign of calumny” to smear Garda McCabe.

# charlie-flanagan - Yesterday’s News

Government to oppose quad bike and scrambler regulation Bill

The government said it has established its own working group to assess the issue.

Minister to amend law to allow Garda Commissioner work past the age of 60

The change will will remove any disincentive to potential candidates for vacancies that might arise at the top of the Garda organisation.

# charlie-flanagan - Monday 15 October, 2018

New immigration scheme allows 'undocumented' non-EU former students to stay in Ireland

The scheme applies to those here under student visas between January 2005 and December 2010.

# charlie-flanagan - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Minister to support 'Celine's law' proposals to prevent killers profiting from their crime

The Law Reform Commission recommended changes after the Eamonn Lillis trial.

# charlie-flanagan - Monday 1 October, 2018

Government to hold national consultation on scrapping daylight savings time

The President of the European Commission has proposed to end the changes in Europe next year.

# charlie-flanagan - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Explainer: What is the upcoming blasphemy referendum about?

Nearly one in three voters are unsure how they’ll vote in the referendum on 26 October.

# charlie-flanagan - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Blasphemy Bill passes through Oireachtas ahead of referendum next month

Charlie Flanagan said the reference to blasphemy in the Constitution incorrectly identifies Ireland “as a country that does not value freedom of expression”.

# charlie-flanagan - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'Sexist, outdated, and going to go' - TDs clash over what's next for 'women in the home' section of Constitution

The forthcoming referendum bill was up for pre-legislative scrutiny in the Oireachtas this morning.

# charlie-flanagan - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Taoiseach slaps down proposal to ban people taking photos of gardaí on duty

Leo Varadkar said he wanted to give assurances today that such a measure is not being considered by government.

Ban on taking photos of gardaí on duty would 'criminalise ordinary members of the public'

Minister Charlie Flanagan’s proposal would be “grossly disproportionate”, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties has said.

# charlie-flanagan - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Charlie Flanagan has 'open mind' about scrapping seasonal time changes

The President of the European Commission has proposed to end the changes in Europe next year.

# charlie-flanagan - Monday 10 September, 2018

480 people from 68 countries became Ireland's newest citizens today

480 new citizens have made a declaration of fidelity to the Irish state at a ceremony in Dublin today.

# charlie-flanagan - Friday 7 September, 2018

State Pathologist Marie Cassidy to retire

She has been in the role since 2004.

# charlie-flanagan - Monday 3 September, 2018

Government accused of trying to 'press gang' committee to delete Constitutional women in the home reference

It had been suggested that the clause should be amended rather than deleted.

# charlie-flanagan - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Citizens' Assembly to consider care issue in a bid to prevent referendum delay

Minister Flanagan sent a letter regarding the referendum on the women’s place in the home to Justice Committee members this week.

# charlie-flanagan - Thursday 30 August, 2018

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Photos: Inside the new 'state of the art' Kevin Street garda station

The station was officially opened by the Minister for Justice this morning.

# charlie-flanagan - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Courts Service of Ireland reduces shares in Big Tobacco, but still holds €4.5m worth in stocks

Critics state the Courts Services continued investment in the tobacco industry flies in the face of the government’s Tobacco Free Ireland vision.

# charlie-flanagan - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Up to 150 homosexuality convictions could be overturned under Government proposals

Last month, the Government apologised to men historically convicted of engaging in consensual same-sex activity.

# charlie-flanagan - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Law to make penalty for incest equal for men and women approved by Cabinet

Currently there is life imprisonment for a male who is convicted of incest, but the sentence is three to seven years for a woman.

# charlie-flanagan - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Minister keen to give Smithfield family court complex the green light

The integrated court complex has been hampered in delays for years.

# charlie-flanagan - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

'No place in a modern justice system': Poor box receipts up despite minister's promise to scrap it

Minister Charlie Flanagan said the system “is no longer a fit place in justice administration”.

# charlie-flanagan - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year

The number of rape trials heard in the Central Criminal Court increased by 22% from 59 in 2016 to 77 last year.

# charlie-flanagan - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

'Matter of grave concern': Justice Minister on Garda submachine gun found in Dublin city centre by passerby

The gun was handed in to Store Street garda station yesterday by a member of the public.

# charlie-flanagan - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Commission of investigation into allegations of collusion in Bill Kenneally case to begin in September

A number of survivors allege that there was collusion between the gardaí and the Catholic Church.

# charlie-flanagan - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Flanagan calls for Magdalen survivors of 'adjoining institutions' to contact government over redress

Previously, women who had worked in a laundry but not actually lived there had been denied state compensation.

# charlie-flanagan - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Government set to approve plan to hold 'women's place in the home' referendum in October

However, there is no consensus among the Oireachtas women’s caucus as to whether the wording should be deleted or amended.

# charlie-flanagan - Friday 29 June, 2018

These two ministers are heading to the Gaeltacht this summer for a crash course in Irish

The government is today launching its five-year Irish Language plan which has a focus on early child education.

# charlie-flanagan - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Asylum seekers will be allowed to work in Ireland under new rules

Over 3,000 people will be eligible for the new scheme which will allow asylum seekers take up temporary and permanent positions.

# charlie-flanagan - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Cabinet approves proposed law around highlighting gender pay gap in companies

The regulations will apply to the public as well as the private sector subject to the employment thresholds.

# charlie-flanagan - Monday 25 June, 2018

'I can't say Dublin's safe for cyclists': Ministers want crackdown on drivers parking in cycle lanes

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan said current regulation around cycle lanes was “light touch”.

# charlie-flanagan - Sunday 24 June, 2018

'If prison does not serve and rehabilitate offenders, they will return to life as before, or worse'

I think some people baulk a little when they hear reports of major improvements being made to prison conditions, and of resources being spent on education and training, writes Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan.

# charlie-flanagan - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Government won't support Fianna Fáil's calls for public inquiry into death of cyclist Shane O'Farrell

Shane O’Farrell was cycling home in 2011 when he was struck by a car driven by a man who was on bail for a number of offences.

Government approves plan to hold blasphemy referendum in October

A referendum on the role of women in the home will also be held in October.

# charlie-flanagan - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Sex offender information may be disclosed to 'necessary people' under proposed new law

The name, address and the risk the offender poses could be released on a case-by-case basis under the proposed new law.

Deadline to apply to become a garda extended due to 'technical difficulties'

The deadline for applications has been extended until tomorrow.

# charlie-flanagan - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

'I'm still angry': Survivors to discuss how Magdalene Laundries should be remembered

“I was taken in by the nuns at 15 – I hadn’t even kissed a boy”: Elizabeth Coppin told RTÉ about her experience in a Cork Laundry.

# charlie-flanagan - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Magdalene reparations will finally be paid to those who lived in the forgotten institutions

Previously, women who had worked in laundries not covered by the Magdalene Restorative Justice scheme had been denied compensation.

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