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# department-of-justice - Yesterday’s News

A rally calling for Walli Ullah Safi’s immediate release from Cloverhill has been held in Dublin

The 21-year-old Afghan migrant had his face slashed and his arm broken when he was taken hostage by other inmates.

# department-of-justice - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Frances Fitzgerald’s new crime bill: What’s in it – and what will it mean for victims?

Planned new laws would give victims the right to information about their cases…

# department-of-justice - Thursday 2 July, 2015

“Enough is enough”: Stardust campaigners holding sit-in over tragic deaths

They are looking for a new investigation into the nightclub blaze.

# department-of-justice - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

40 people have left Ireland for Islamic State areas

At least three have died in conflicts.

# department-of-justice - Thursday 4 June, 2015

From The42 Jack Warner threatens to implicate Sepp Blatter and Fifa Development

Jack Warner threatens to implicate Sepp Blatter and Fifa

The indicted former official has unleashed a startling attack on the governing body.

# department-of-justice - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

‘Bureaucracy and ineptitude’ leaves Irish-speaking family facing deportation

Zoe Ware is an “exemplary student” at a Gaelscoil in Kerry, and a competitive sean nós singer. But that probably won’t save her…

# department-of-justice - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Almost 200 people have lost their homes to bankruptcy in just over a year

Prior to January 2014, only 10 family homes or Principal Private Residences were surrendered.

# department-of-justice - Sunday 5 April, 2015

From Business ETC Dozens of investors get Irish residency for pumping money into the economy Migrants

Dozens of investors get Irish residency for pumping money into the economy

As many as 400 jobs have been created as a result of the Immigrant Investor Programme.

# department-of-justice - Friday 6 March, 2015

Here’s how many crimes were committed by people on bail last year

Figures show some 10,600 crimes were committed last year by offenders on bail.

# department-of-justice - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Daft.ie asked to remove ‘no rent allowance’ filter from property listings

It followed a request from Government,

# department-of-justice - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Will David Drumm be extradited from the US to face charges in Ireland?

A request to US authorities has been reportedly made today.

# department-of-justice - Friday 19 December, 2014

Here’s where some of the money from dormant accounts will go in 2015

There’s roughly €3 million up for grabs.

# department-of-justice - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Who should be allowed to own a gun in Ireland? It’s under discussion

This follows a report by a working group of An Garda Síochána and the Department of Justice.

# department-of-justice - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Why does no one want to run the Department of Justice?

The post of secretary general in Frances Fitzgerald’s department is being readvertised.

State of the Nation: How will Simon Coveney appease ‘very angry’ beef farmers?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# department-of-justice - Friday 17 October, 2014

Sex workers ‘fear for their safety’ if clients are criminalised

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said she is “examining” legislation that would criminalise buying sex.

# department-of-justice - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

# department-of-justice - Monday 6 October, 2014

Ireland’s judges are struggling to ‘maintain services to which people have a right’

Ireland has the lowest number of judges per capita in Europe.

# department-of-justice - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Here’s how much it would cost to put 500 more gardaí on the beat

The cost of recruiting between 100 and 500 extra gardaí has been outlined by Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald.

# department-of-justice - Saturday 20 September, 2014

New laws will see asylum seekers spend less time in Direct Provision

The heads of the new legislation will be brought to Cabinet within a matter of weeks.

# department-of-justice - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

McCabe had ‘constructive’ penalty points meeting but still feels ‘not accepted’ in force

McCabe will spend the rest of the week in Dublin outlining the new allegations that gardaí have been cancelling penalty points since new regulations came in.

# department-of-justice - Monday 15 September, 2014

Referendum on establishing Family Court ‘not necessary’

The former Justice minister called for a referendum but department said one isn’t needed now.

# department-of-justice - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Ireland spending €150 million a year on asylum system

One third of asylum seekers in Ireland are children and many people have been waiting more than a decade for a decision on their application.

# department-of-justice - Friday 12 September, 2014

There were 64 cases of children being abducted from Ireland last year

There were also 45 cases of abducted children being brought here.

# department-of-justice - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Direct Provision food protest ends with hope for improved conditions

The residents had began refusing supplies from the centre last week.

# department-of-justice - Friday 22 August, 2014

Dept of Justice provided visas for asylum seekers travelling for abortion

HSE says that while it has no authority to assist asylum seekers in travelling abroad for an abortion, it has provided financial support for travel and care.

# department-of-justice - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Retired judge says victims are being ‘further victimised’ by ‘guards investigating guards’

Gillian Hussey is a director of the National Crime Victims Helpline.

# department-of-justice - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Ireland will take in a small number of families fleeing the violence in Iraq

As much as €500,000 in emergency funding will also be provided to organisations working in the area.

# department-of-justice - Thursday 31 July, 2014

European court rules against Irish murderers fighting life sentences

The ruling relates to a case brought forward by two men serving life sentences for murder.

Here’s why Alan Shatter’s legal challenge could cause the government more problems

Analysis: He hasn’t gone away you know…

# department-of-justice - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Time to spruce up your CV: The search for a new Garda Commissioner has started

A “global executive search campaign” will be undertaken as part of the open recruitment process to appoint a new commissioner.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s Tuesday – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

# department-of-justice - Monday 28 July, 2014

After refusing to back him for 80 days, Frances Fitzgerald now needs a new secretary general

The Justice Minister has accepted a request from Brian Purcell to be reassigned in the wake of a damning report.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

80 days in and we still don’t know if Frances Fitzgerald has confidence in her top civil servant

The Minister for Justice is expected to publish a report into the running of her department very shortly.

# department-of-justice - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Discrimination against LGBT teachers to end under amended law

Labour Senator Ivana Bacik says she is “delighted” that on Dublin Pride day the Government will move on her bill.

# department-of-justice - Thursday 19 June, 2014

‘Ignoring’ the system gives speeders an 86% chance of avoiding punishment

John O’Brien, the former head of the Garda Traffic Corps, told the PAC that GSOC failed to act on foot of a report he carried out on the penalty points system in 2008.

# department-of-justice - Monday 16 June, 2014

New visa to let Chinese and Indian tourists travel freely between Ireland and UK

The current system means these tourists need two visas if they want to leave here for Northern Ireland or Britain but that will all change this autumn.

# department-of-justice - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Garda whistleblower has ‘very constructive’ meeting with Fitzgerald

Wilson said he and the Justice 4 All group outlined a number of serious allegations and the minister said she would now look at mechanisms needed to address these concerns.

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