# department-of-justice - Today’s News
The ruling relates to a case brought forward by two men serving life sentences for murder.
Analysis: He hasn’t gone away you know…
# department-of-justice - Tuesday 29 July, 2014
A “global executive search campaign” will be undertaken as part of the open recruitment process to appoint a new commissioner.
It’s Tuesday – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.
# department-of-justice - Monday 28 July, 2014
The Justice Minister has accepted a request from Brian Purcell to be reassigned in the wake of a damning report.
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
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
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
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
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
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.
The DNA of the most serious criminals will be kept on a database under a new law. But is it a good idea? Or a step too far for civil liberties?
# department-of-justice - Saturday 7 June, 2014
Reports this morning suggest that a supplementary budget will be sought due to a €70m shortfall.
# department-of-justice - Friday 6 June, 2014
The Taoiseach is not likely to see the report until Monday as he is currently on a trade mission in California.
The details of costs to the State are contained in a report by liquidator KPMG published today
# department-of-justice - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
Everyone’s talking about the Labour Party, the bodies of 800 babies in Tuam and a review of the Justice Department.
The findings of the review are expected to determine if Brian Purcell will remain as the secretary-general at the Department.
# department-of-justice - Wednesday 28 May, 2014
Members of the committee slammed his lack of cooperation as “farcical”.
# department-of-justice - Wednesday 21 May, 2014
The families described the handling of the incident as an “open political sore”.
# department-of-justice - Monday 19 May, 2014
The Tánaiste has told TheJournal.ie that the issues surrounding the gardaí have distracted the government from its agenda and explained why he’s bullish about Labour’s election prospects.
# department-of-justice - Saturday 17 May, 2014
Department of Justice Secretary General Brian Purcell is at the centre of several controversies, but the biggest questions concern the events leading up to the departure of Martin Callinan in March.
# department-of-justice - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
Richard Moore, who worked with former Minsiter Dermot Ahern, has questioned how the Department handles complaints.
# department-of-justice - Tuesday 13 May, 2014
Thousands of people in asylum centres are allowed to vote – but they’re not allowed to hear from politicians in the run up to the local elections.
The Justice Minister says the department will be part of “root and branch” reform in Ireland.
The Justice Minister will await the outcome of an independent review into her new department before deciding on Brian Purcell who today said he will answer questions about the findings of the Guerin report before TDs and Senators.
The families also are aggrieved with the Tánaiste over a meeting they had with him.
# department-of-justice - Friday 9 May, 2014
The Guerin report notes that Alan Shatter did what Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan sugested, “without that advice being questioned or analysed”.
# department-of-justice - Sunday 4 May, 2014
The Sunday Independent reported today that the Data Protection Commissioner will find that the Minister broke the law.
# department-of-justice - Friday 2 May, 2014
Though gardaí are often under pressure to make quick decisions, Shatter said any kind of discriminatory profiling is totally unacceptable.
# department-of-justice - Thursday 1 May, 2014
A report into Douch’s death was published today and outlined systemic failures in the management of the man who killed him.
# department-of-justice - Thursday 24 April, 2014
The incident occurred in March, with the five saying they were protesting the ‘whitewashing’ of the GardaGate scandal.
# department-of-justice - Wednesday 2 April, 2014
The timeline of the events of the past two weeks was scrutinised in the Dáil again today.
# department-of-justice - Tuesday 1 April, 2014
The five were protesting what they saw as the whitewashing of the GardaGate scandal.
# department-of-justice - Monday 31 March, 2014
Protesters said they were highlighting ‘whitewashing’ by Alan Shatter.
# department-of-justice - Thursday 27 March, 2014
The Department of Justice has responded to claims that ex-Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan’s withdrawal of the infamous ‘disgusting’ remark was delayed on the advice of Alan Shatter’s officials.
The chairman of the Public Accounts Committee has said the committee is likely to seek information from the gardaí and the Department of Justice on the systems used to record calls in and out of garda stations.
Enda Kenny has revealed fresh concerns about the recordings in and out of garda stations.
# department-of-justice - Tuesday 25 March, 2014
The Minister for Finance said the government were “not happy” with the situation.
# department-of-justice - Friday 14 March, 2014
Nearly €2 million was spent on consultancy during the construction of the new facilities that were only partially built before being demolished last year, the Public Accounts Committee heard yesterday.
# department-of-justice - Thursday 13 March, 2014
Around 250 women have accepted offers of compensation from a fund set up in the wake of the McAleese report into the Magdalene Laundries, the Public Accounts Committee heard today.