# justice - Wednesday 20 August, 2014
The new Bill extends the powers and remit of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission.
# justice - Tuesday 12 August, 2014
Ibrahim Halawa was detained last year after attending a protest against the ousting of Mohamed Morsi.
# 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.
Justice minister Frances Fitzgerald and Sinn Féin’s Gerry Adams have been speaking about yesterday’s damning report.
It’s Tuesday – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.
# justice - Monday 28 July, 2014
The report, initiated in the wake of the Guerin findings, found there was a “closed, secretive” culture in the Department.
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
# justice - Thursday 17 July, 2014
“Growing up, we knew our Dad was tortured and murdered in the line of duty”.
# justice - Monday 14 July, 2014
The Justice Minister defended the State redress scheme for survivors of symphysiotomy at a meeting of the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva today.
The State is appearing before a United Nations committee to hear concerns over human rights in Ireland.
# justice - Wednesday 2 July, 2014
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
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.
The Justice Minister also announced that lump sums totalling €12.8 million have been paid to survivors.
# justice - Friday 20 June, 2014
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
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
Nobody likes being shamed on Facebook.
# justice - Sunday 15 June, 2014
Frances Fitzgerald says that she is expecting a report on the issue soon.
# justice - Tuesday 10 June, 2014
The body of Dooley, known locally as Toddy, was discovered with fatal injuries in Edenderry.
# justice - Monday 9 June, 2014
The Cooke report was commissioned in February following reports of “unlawful surveillance”.
# justice - Friday 6 June, 2014
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
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
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
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
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
Brian Purcell will appear before the Oireachtas Justice Committee the week after next.
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
The Justice Minister says the department will be part of “root and branch” reform in Ireland.
# justice - Friday 9 May, 2014
The report recommends: The entire bail process, nine Garda investigations and the whole management of whistleblower complaints should be thoroughly probed in upcoming inquiry.
Professor Phil Scraton spoke yesterday about the continuing impact of the tragedy on victims’ families.
# justice - Thursday 8 May, 2014
Fitzgerald is taking over Alan Shatter’s Justice and Equality brief and people seem pretty happy about it.
# justice - Wednesday 30 April, 2014
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
And the tracks that stood in their way.
# justice - Thursday 17 April, 2014
Enda Kenny said he has no idea if they are true or not.
# justice - Thursday 10 April, 2014
Ireland issued 69 warrants during 2013 and 40 Irish issued warrants resulted in surrenders.
# justice - Wednesday 2 April, 2014
Follow events from the Dáil this evening…
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.
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.
An Garda Síochána said the acting commissioner stressed the focus should be on carrying out the important work done by the force every day.
# justice - Tuesday 1 April, 2014
The fact that calls were taped in garda stations since the 1980s wasn’t widely discussed by officials after the letter arrived “and certainly not in any red flag manner”.