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# charlie-flanagan - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Freezing of cryptocurrency used by criminals results in jump in CAB proceeds
# Criminal Assets
# Criminal Assets

Freezing of cryptocurrency used by criminals results in jump in CAB proceeds

Jun 25th 2020, 9:16 AM 21,201 Views 16 Comments

The jump in frozen assets is due in the main to the granting of a freezing order over cryptocurrency to the value of €53 million.

# charlie-flanagan - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Fifty-five prisoners granted temporary release since start of March re-arrested
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Fifty-five prisoners granted temporary release since start of March re-arrested

Jun 24th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,652 Views 30 Comments

Thirty-seven of the 55 were re-arrested for allegedly committing a range of criminal offences.

# charlie-flanagan - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Justice Minister launches review of how personal injury compensation should be calculated
# Personal Injury
# Personal Injury

Justice Minister launches review of how personal injury compensation should be calculated

Jun 10th 2020, 6:20 AM 11,580 Views 23 Comments

The Cost of Insurance Working Group (CIWG) was established in 2016 to analyse the high costs imposed by insurance companies.

# charlie-flanagan - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Justice Minister: 'Root-and-branch' change to Direct Provision will 'ultimately lead to its abolition'
# Charlie Flanagan
# Charlie Flanagan

Justice Minister: 'Root-and-branch' change to Direct Provision will 'ultimately lead to its abolition'

Jun 7th 2020, 1:48 PM 18,642 Views 66 Comments

The Justice Minister made the comments on RTÉ Radio Ones’s This Week programme.

# charlie-flanagan - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Charlie Flanagan apologises to Cahersiveen locals and residents in Direct Provision centre
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Charlie Flanagan apologises to Cahersiveen locals and residents in Direct Provision centre

Updated May 20th 2020, 10:33 AM 29,620 Views 79 Comments

There have been a number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 at the centre since April.

# charlie-flanagan - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Justice Ministers remind public to 'please stay at home' over NI bank holiday weekend
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Justice Ministers remind public to 'please stay at home' over NI bank holiday weekend

May 7th 2020, 9:59 PM 13,666 Views 18 Comments

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan and Northern Ireland Minister for Justice Naomi Long issued a joint statement this evening.

# charlie-flanagan - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

FF-FG framework doc for the next government is out, here's what's in it
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

FF-FG framework doc for the next government is out, here's what's in it

Updated Apr 15th 2020, 6:15 PM 24,993 Views 157 Comments

The document will soon be given to smaller parties in a bid to convince them to join a coalition government.

New domestic violence ad campaign tells victims support is 'still here' despite the pandemic
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

New domestic violence ad campaign tells victims support is 'still here' despite the pandemic

Apr 15th 2020, 7:33 AM 16,487 Views 6 Comments

The adverts depict the reality for victims of domestic abuse when their home is no longer a safe place.

# charlie-flanagan - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Explainer: What powers do these 'last resort' measures give to gardaí? And will these powers be extended?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: What powers do these 'last resort' measures give to gardaí? And will these powers be extended?

Apr 8th 2020, 12:17 PM 30,174 Views 61 Comments

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties has argued that these laws aren’t needed given the public’s compliance with the Covid-19 restriction measures.

# charlie-flanagan - Monday 23 March, 2020

Over 7,000 contacted about immigration applications moving online
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Over 7,000 contacted about immigration applications moving online

Mar 23rd 2020, 12:53 PM 29,654 Views 12 Comments

The office is temporarily closed due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

# charlie-flanagan - Friday 20 March, 2020

Covid-19 in Ireland: Immigration permissions due to expire to be automatically extended for two months
# Visas
# Visas

Covid-19 in Ireland: Immigration permissions due to expire to be automatically extended for two months

Mar 20th 2020, 10:17 PM 61,704 Views 27 Comments

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan announced the “exceptional measure” this evening.

Covid-19: Temporary release of 200 prisoners was 'not an easy decision to make'
# Charlie Flanagan
# Charlie Flanagan

Covid-19: Temporary release of 200 prisoners was 'not an easy decision to make'

Mar 20th 2020, 2:31 PM 36,207 Views 70 Comments

Charlie Flanagan says the prisoners pose no risk to the public.

# charlie-flanagan - Friday 21 February, 2020

201 new members welcomed to An Garda Síochána following attestation ceremony
# New Recruits
# New Recruits

201 new members welcomed to An Garda Síochána following attestation ceremony

Feb 21st 2020, 12:53 PM 22,774 Views 26 Comments

28% of the gardaí that attested today are women.

# charlie-flanagan - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Last-minute reprieve for Cork students as family saved from deportation
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Last-minute reprieve for Cork students as family saved from deportation

Jan 15th 2020, 9:54 PM 45,865 Views 77 Comments

It came after an intervention from Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan.

# charlie-flanagan - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Flanagan says law to allow gardaí disclose a partner's abusive history 'not considered necessary'
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Flanagan says law to allow gardaí disclose a partner's abusive history 'not considered necessary'

Jan 11th 2020, 6:00 AM 12,088 Views 37 Comments

Under UK law, a member of the public can ask police to tell them if their partner may pose a risk to them.

# charlie-flanagan - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Charlie Flanagan 'shocked by nastiness and vitriol' he received over RIC commemoration
# Backlash
# Backlash

Charlie Flanagan 'shocked by nastiness and vitriol' he received over RIC commemoration

Updated Jan 8th 2020, 11:01 AM 35,621 Views 136 Comments

The chair of the Expert Advisory Group also described the planning as ‘a bit of a mess’.

# charlie-flanagan - Monday 6 January, 2020

Video of crowded Direct Provision room not staged, says asylum seeker group
# Masi
# Masi

Video of crowded Direct Provision room not staged, says asylum seeker group

Updated Jan 6th 2020, 8:35 PM 46,178 Views 242 Comments

Video footage posted on Twitter appears to show ten beds in one hotel room in Portarlington.

# charlie-flanagan - Saturday 4 January, 2020

Dept of Justice says video of cramped Direct Provision room 'appears to have been staged'
# Justice Minister
# Justice Minister

Dept of Justice says video of cramped Direct Provision room 'appears to have been staged'

Updated Jan 4th 2020, 4:42 PM 43,709 Views 82 Comments

The Depart of Justice said this afternoon that no more than six people are in a room at the East End Hotel centre.

# charlie-flanagan - Monday 30 December, 2019

Justice Minister welcomes 50 Syrians at Mosney following arrival at Dublin Airport
# Refugees
# Refugees

Justice Minister welcomes 50 Syrians at Mosney following arrival at Dublin Airport

Dec 30th 2019, 3:51 PM 26,303 Views 162 Comments

The families have been resettled in Ireland under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme.

# charlie-flanagan - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Direct Provision expert group announced to look at ways to 'better meet needs of asylum seekers'
# Justice Department
# Justice Department

Direct Provision expert group announced to look at ways to 'better meet needs of asylum seekers'

Dec 28th 2019, 12:10 AM 16,900 Views 74 Comments

Among the issues the group will examine is engaging with communities where Direct Provision centres are due to open.

# charlie-flanagan - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Charlie Flanagan asked OPW not to cull 20 Phoenix Park deer and to send them to Laois instead
# Charlie Flanagan
# Charlie Flanagan

Charlie Flanagan asked OPW not to cull 20 Phoenix Park deer and to send them to Laois instead

Dec 25th 2019, 11:00 PM 47,631 Views 48 Comments

The minister wanted to have the deer relocated to a 250-acre estate in Laois.

# charlie-flanagan - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Up to 2,900 refugees will be given sanctuary in Ireland over the next four years
# Resettling
# Resettling

Up to 2,900 refugees will be given sanctuary in Ireland over the next four years

Dec 17th 2019, 3:11 PM 24,330 Views 186 Comments

3,151 people have arrived to Ireland through a refugee programme since 2015.

Six months pay to be offered to senior gardaí to encourage early retirement
# Before 60
# Before 60

Six months pay to be offered to senior gardaí to encourage early retirement

Dec 17th 2019, 6:00 AM 27,365 Views 44 Comments

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris will seek 30 senior Garda officers to avail of the severance package.

# charlie-flanagan - Monday 9 December, 2019

2,000 people from over 100 countries will become Irish citizens today
# Céad Míle Fáilte
# Céad Míle Fáilte

2,000 people from over 100 countries will become Irish citizens today

Dec 9th 2019, 8:55 AM 49,317 Views 85 Comments

Such ceremonies were put on hold after a High Court ruling in July.

# charlie-flanagan - Saturday 30 November, 2019

FG TD Dara Murphy says he's been 'compliant' with Dáil rules following attendance scrutiny
# New Statement
# New Statement

FG TD Dara Murphy says he's been 'compliant' with Dáil rules following attendance scrutiny

Updated Nov 30th 2019, 7:46 PM 28,964 Views 68 Comments

Murphy has been largely absent from the Dáil as a result of a Brussels-based job in recent years.

# charlie-flanagan - Friday 29 November, 2019

'It will impact thousands': New divorce living-apart requirements to apply from 1 December
# Two Years
# Two Years

'It will impact thousands': New divorce living-apart requirements to apply from 1 December

Nov 29th 2019, 8:10 AM 90,939 Views 33 Comments

Couples will have to live apart for two of the last three years to get a divorce.

# charlie-flanagan - Monday 25 November, 2019

'I am not privy to the plot': Shane Ross doesn't anticipate 'going to war' over new speeding laws
# Graduated Speeding
# Graduated Speeding

'I am not privy to the plot': Shane Ross doesn't anticipate 'going to war' over new speeding laws

Nov 25th 2019, 5:10 PM 20,512 Views 54 Comments

Under the new system, drivers who speed excessively will be hit with heavier penalties.

# charlie-flanagan - Friday 22 November, 2019

Flanagan says it was 'entirely appropriate' for Verona Murphy to visit an asylum seeker reception centre
# Wexford By-election
# Wexford By-election

Flanagan says it was 'entirely appropriate' for Verona Murphy to visit an asylum seeker reception centre

Nov 22nd 2019, 2:00 PM 10,613 Views 26 Comments

He denied that vulnerable people in the centre were exploited for the sake of a political apology.

# charlie-flanagan - Monday 18 November, 2019

Fine Gael candidate Verona Murphy issues second apology as more asylum seeker remarks emerge
# Wexford
# Wexford

Fine Gael candidate Verona Murphy issues second apology as more asylum seeker remarks emerge

Nov 18th 2019, 9:25 PM 32,767 Views 23 Comments

It follows an apology this morning for comments she made on RTÉ yesterday.

# charlie-flanagan - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

LGBT couples stage 'kissing protest' outside Dáil to demand hate crime legislation
# Shift The Hate Away
# Shift The Hate Away

LGBT couples stage 'kissing protest' outside Dáil to demand hate crime legislation

Nov 6th 2019, 4:32 PM 33,847 Views 137 Comments

The government said that it was looking at legislative options to address hate crime.

# charlie-flanagan - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Anti-LGBT preacher banned from Ireland over 'abusive' views which were 'likely to stir up hatred'
# Steven Anderson
# Steven Anderson

Anti-LGBT preacher banned from Ireland over 'abusive' views which were 'likely to stir up hatred'

Nov 3rd 2019, 12:05 AM 53,066 Views 144 Comments

Steven Anderson was the first person to be issued with an exclusion order preventing him from entering Ireland.

# charlie-flanagan - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Garda Commissioner says threatening posters against Quinn directors will be removed from lampposts
# Border Crime
# Border Crime

Garda Commissioner says threatening posters against Quinn directors will be removed from lampposts

Oct 30th 2019, 8:22 PM 20,179 Views 20 Comments

The Taoiseach said the State won’t be found wanting in ensuring that law and order prevails.

Missing persons' families will be allowed bypass a seven-year wait to declare them dead from this week
# New Law
# New Law

Missing persons' families will be allowed bypass a seven-year wait to declare them dead from this week

Oct 30th 2019, 8:54 AM 15,131 Views 1 Comment

It follows the passage of the Civil Law (Presumption of Death) Act in July.

# charlie-flanagan - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Minister says Irish trucking firm registration needs 'tightening up' in light of Essex incident
# Essex
# Essex

Minister says Irish trucking firm registration needs 'tightening up' in light of Essex incident

Oct 24th 2019, 5:08 PM 13,222 Views 38 Comments

The vehicle involved is owned by an Irish company, but registered in Bulgaria.

# charlie-flanagan - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Essex container tragedy: Police believe lorry and container entered UK separately
# People Smuggling
# People Smuggling

Essex container tragedy: Police believe lorry and container entered UK separately

Updated Oct 23rd 2019, 8:45 PM 102,800 Views 73 Comments

39 people were found dead this morning in a lorry container that entered the UK.

# charlie-flanagan - Monday 21 October, 2019

Halloween campaign warns public of 'life-changing injuries' caused by fireworks
# Safety
# Safety

Halloween campaign warns public of 'life-changing injuries' caused by fireworks

Oct 21st 2019, 5:30 PM 7,950 Views 14 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade’s chief fire officer has said it’s important that parents of young children know where they are and make sure they are supervised.

# charlie-flanagan - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

State paying hotels and guesthouses €462,000 per week to accommodate asylum seekers
# Emergency Accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation

State paying hotels and guesthouses €462,000 per week to accommodate asylum seekers

Oct 16th 2019, 9:45 PM 23,390 Views 37 Comments

€18 million was spent on emergency accommodation for asylum seekers in the first nine months of 2019.

# charlie-flanagan - Sunday 13 October, 2019

'It's like I'm in a prison': Fears citizenship applications are facing years-long backlogs
# Chaos
# Chaos

'It's like I'm in a prison': Fears citizenship applications are facing years-long backlogs

Oct 13th 2019, 7:30 AM 35,092 Views 165 Comments

A High Court ruling in July has halted the processing of citizenship applications.

# charlie-flanagan - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Cabinet to discuss divorce proposals amid fears Brexit could impact recognition of UK separations
# Separation Period
# Separation Period

Cabinet to discuss divorce proposals amid fears Brexit could impact recognition of UK separations

Oct 8th 2019, 9:18 AM 8,215 Views 11 Comments

New legislation will reduce the length of time couples must be separated before divorcing.

# charlie-flanagan - Monday 7 October, 2019

€10.3 million in funding announced for migrant integration and gender equality in the workforce
# Grants
# Grants

€10.3 million in funding announced for migrant integration and gender equality in the workforce

Oct 7th 2019, 6:20 AM 11,941 Views 44 Comments

English language classes and training initiatives for women are some of the projects awarded grants.

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