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# justice - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Community service: ‘Cheaper than jail and makes society more safe’

Last year, there were 2,354 Community Service Orders made, with a total of just over 352,000 hours in lieu of a custodial sentence.

# justice - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

GSOC is getting new powers to investigate the Garda Commissioner

The new Bill extends the powers and remit of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission.

# justice - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Irish teen due to stand trial in Egypt ‘losing hope’

Ibrahim Halawa was detained last year after attending a protest against the ousting of Mohamed Morsi.

# 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 public will have a problem with Brian Purcell keeping his €200,000 salary’

Justice minister Frances Fitzgerald and Sinn Féin’s Gerry Adams have been speaking about yesterday’s damning report.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

# justice - Monday 28 July, 2014

Secrecy has become part of Justice Dept’s DNA, damning report concludes

The report, initiated in the wake of the Guerin findings, found there was a “closed, secretive” culture in the Department.

Could Justice be split in two? The people who wrote today’s damning report reckon so…

It’s recommended Frances Fitzgerald’s Department could be split into two portfolios, one for ‘Justice’ and one for ‘Home Affairs’.

# justice - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Opinion: What does it actually take to establish an ‘independent’ policing authority?

The Justice Minister has spoken out about the need for an Independent Garda Authority – but what will it take to achieve that?

# justice - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Families cautiously optimistic after arrest of man alleged to have killed two Irish soldiers

“Growing up, we knew our Dad was tortured and murdered in the line of duty”.

# justice - Monday 14 July, 2014

UN told symphysiotomy patients were ‘operated upon wide awake and often screaming’

The Justice Minister defended the State redress scheme for survivors of symphysiotomy at a meeting of the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva today.

Austerity has ‘weakened’ the human rights of Ireland’s most vulnerable

The State is appearing before a United Nations committee to hear concerns over human rights in Ireland.

# justice - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

‘It’s like an army general giving orders: You do what you’re told’ – Varadkar

The Transport Minister has been talking about the upcoming reshuffle, the Rugby World Cup and why he prefers Frances Fitzgerald to Alan Shatter.

# justice - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Primary school kids MUST be taught the dangers of cyber-bullying, Govt advised

However, the Government body set up to advise the Cabinet on the issue says that criminalising minors for cyber-bullying offences is NOT the way forward.

Government announces legislation to support Magdalene survivors

The Justice Minister also announced that lump sums totalling €12.8 million have been paid to survivors.

# justice - Friday 20 June, 2014

Garda Commissioner admits ‘listening hasn’t always been a priority’

Nóirín O’Sullivan has told a justice reform conference: “I can’t guarantee perfection on my watch, but I can give it a good try.”

# justice - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Minister: No, we don’t throw people out of asylum centres with just a sleeping bag

Campaigner Sister Stan said yesterday that children were in danger as a result of lack of oversight in direct provision centres.

# justice - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Thieves pay back restaurant owner after he shamed them on Facebook You've Been Framed

Thieves pay back restaurant owner after he shamed them on Facebook

Nobody likes being shamed on Facebook.

# justice - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Should Ireland have a firearms licensing body?

Frances Fitzgerald says that she is expecting a report on the issue soon.

# justice - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Three young men arrested over murder of Thomas Dooley have been released without charge

The body of Dooley, known locally as Toddy, was discovered with fatal injuries in Edenderry.

# justice - Monday 9 June, 2014

GSOC bugging report expected to be discussed by Cabinet tomorrow

The Cooke report was commissioned in February following reports of “unlawful surveillance”.

# justice - Friday 6 June, 2014

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Alex White thinks Enda Kenny fired the Garda Commissioner… maybe

The junior health minister reportedly told Labour members the Taoiseach acted “without as much as a phone call” to Eamon Gilmore.

# justice - Thursday 29 May, 2014

John Kerry: Snowden should “man-up” and come back to America

His comments came after Snowden said in an interview that he was he was not just a low-level contractor working for the CIA, as US officials have repeatedly said.

# justice - Monday 19 May, 2014

Eamon Gilmore: ‘I think we’ve had a bad couple of months’ Exclusive

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.

# justice - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Mary Lou’s 20-minute wonder underlines the need for top official to explain Gardagate – for his own sake

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.

# justice - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Justice Committee to Secretary General: We will ask you about Guerin Report

Brian Purcell will appear before the Oireachtas Justice Committee the week after next.

Family of woman murdered in Cork believe French trial will still take place

Sophie Toscan du Plantier’s family have been critical of garda handling of the murder 17 years ago and a French judge is currently assessing evidence.

# justice - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Government agrees to independent review of the Department of Justice

The Justice Minister says the department will be part of “root and branch” reform in Ireland.

# justice - Friday 9 May, 2014

Guerin report which cost Shatter job is revealed

The report recommends: The entire bail process, nine Garda investigations and the whole management of whistleblower complaints should be thoroughly probed in upcoming inquiry.

From The Score ‘Living with Hillsborough is like living with any unresolved issue — it eats away’ Tragedy

‘Living with Hillsborough is like living with any unresolved issue — it eats away’

Professor Phil Scraton spoke yesterday about the continuing impact of the tragedy on victims’ families.

# justice - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Here’s what Twitter thinks of Frances Fitzgerald’s appointment

Fitzgerald is taking over Alan Shatter’s Justice and Equality brief and people seem pretty happy about it.

# justice - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Garda chief confident Adrian Donohoe’s killers will be brought to justice

Speaking at the GRA conference yesterday evening, O’Sullivan said the force is determined to apprehend the people who murdered the 41-year-old father of two.

# justice - Sunday 27 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 songs that were scandalously robbed of the No1 spot You're My Number One

9 songs that were scandalously robbed of the No1 spot

And the tracks that stood in their way.

# justice - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Taoiseach says three dozen allegations of garda wrongdoing have come across his desk

Enda Kenny said he has no idea if they are true or not.

# justice - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Ireland handed over 157 people on European arrest warrants in 2013

Ireland issued 69 warrants during 2013 and 40 Irish issued warrants resulted in surrenders.

# justice - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

AS IT HAPPENED: A motion of confidence in Alan Shatter passed by 95 votes to 51

Follow events from the Dáil this evening…

Justice Committee not calling anyone in on GardaGate … yet

However, the panel of TDs and senators is seeking to have an examination of the timeline of events included in the terms of reference of the Commission of Investigation.

Monument to 222 lost Bethany children to be unveiled at ceremony

The names of children who died while at the home are due to be released in the hope people will find their relations who lived there.

New Garda Commissioner holds meeting on restoring trust in force

An Garda Síochána said the acting commissioner stressed the focus should be on carrying out the important work done by the force every day.

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