#Minister For Justice
# minister-for-justice - Thursday 14 May, 2015
There were 335 confirmed cases of child pornography reported last year.
# minister-for-justice - Tuesday 31 March, 2015
The decision was backed by Minister Frances Fitzgerald.
# minister-for-justice - Tuesday 27 January, 2015
A report found 114 penalty point cancellations required further investigation.
The Department of Justice said this was a reversal of recent trends.
# minister-for-justice - Monday 29 December, 2014
The move had been called for to address the rise in serious incidents of knife crime.
# minister-for-justice - Thursday 18 December, 2014
Documents previously showed that UK authorities had access to opitcal fibre cables that carry a range of data, from internet traffic to telephone calls.
# minister-for-justice - Wednesday 17 December, 2014
They will remember the deaths of seven women in Ireland who were sex workers.
# minister-for-justice - Friday 5 December, 2014
The Minister for Justice has stressed that reforms will be put in place.
# minister-for-justice - Tuesday 28 October, 2014
The Justice Minister has said that current legislation is sufficient.
# minister-for-justice - Sunday 5 October, 2014
There are concerns over the growing quantity of these drugs being illegally sold.
# minister-for-justice - Wednesday 17 September, 2014
The GRA’s General Secretary said that gardaí at the centre of the allegations need to have their say.
# minister-for-justice - Monday 15 September, 2014
The Justice Minister addressed the new recruits this afternoon at the Garda College in Templemore.
# minister-for-justice - Sunday 14 September, 2014
The Inspector of Prisons had said prisoners in the unit were inactive and the unit was ‘dirty’during his visits.
# minister-for-justice - Tuesday 19 August, 2014
Offences including public provocation to commit a terrorism and recruitment for terrorist activities will carry sentences of up to 10 years in prison.
# minister-for-justice - Monday 4 August, 2014
A chief superintendent has made the warning while discussing the Small Areas Policing Programme, where community gardaí will be assigned to individual areas.
# minister-for-justice - Thursday 17 July, 2014
Latest garda figures on guns show that almost 170,000 guns licenced in Ireland last year.
# minister-for-justice - Thursday 19 June, 2014
The former Minister for Justice has blasted the Guerin report for ‘completely failing to follow fair procedure’.
# minister-for-justice - Tuesday 17 June, 2014
The Minister for Justice said reforms were already underway in relation to the establishment of an independent Garda Authority.
She added that she would be happy to meet with the local community following the attack.
# minister-for-justice - Friday 6 June, 2014
It comes amid ongoing controversy about the mass grave at the site of a former Bon Secours mother and baby home.
# minister-for-justice - Thursday 22 May, 2014
The former Minister for Justice was entitled to these recently abolished payments.
The former Minister for Justice could waive the payments.
# minister-for-justice - Wednesday 21 May, 2014
The Minister for Transport said he didn’t want to kick a man while he was down.
The Taoiseach said earlier today that while he “can’t force him”, he “hopes” that Shatter doesn’t accept the payment.
# minister-for-justice - Saturday 17 May, 2014
Previous ministers have declined to accept some of these payments.
# minister-for-justice - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
“Micromanaging gardaí” is not something the Justice Department should do – former ministerial advisor
Richard Moore, who worked with former Minsiter Dermot Ahern, has questioned how the Department handles complaints.
# minister-for-justice - Tuesday 13 May, 2014
The families also are aggrieved with the Tánaiste over a meeting they had with him.
Meanwhile, Secretary General at the Department of Justice has been invited before an Oireacthas committee to discuss the findings.
The Taoiseach has taken over the portfolio on a temporary basis.
# minister-for-justice - Friday 9 May, 2014
Garda sources also said they hoped the new Minister for Justice will listen to their views and look at the way garda management is appointed so that the most competent people get the posts.
# minister-for-justice - Thursday 8 May, 2014
Here’s a profile of what you need to know about her background and political experience.
Fianna Fáil is now for calling for a road map to “restore this situation to normality”.
The Prison Officers Association has noted that the majority of complaints are not upheld.
# minister-for-justice - Wednesday 7 May, 2014
Less than an hour before he resigned, Alan Shatter was taking questions in the Dáil. No-one fully expected him to resign this afternoon- but here’s why he did.
# minister-for-justice - Tuesday 29 April, 2014
A review integration policy in Ireland is being carried out, with the minister urging people to make written submissions.
# minister-for-justice - Saturday 19 April, 2014
# minister-for-justice - Thursday 17 April, 2014
A report from the committee said the Taoiseach and Justice Minister should confirm this recognition and commence dialogue with representative groups about new legislation.
# minister-for-justice - Saturday 12 April, 2014
The Immigrant Council of Ireland is calling for a range of measures to be introduced in Ireland’s next anti-trafficking plan.
# minister-for-justice - Saturday 5 April, 2014
Plus: How many Irish people are treated every year for alcohol abuse?
# minister-for-justice - Monday 31 March, 2014
A spokesperson for the minister said he had a “tight schedule” to stick to today.