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#criminal legal aid

# criminal-legal-aid - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Ireland has spent €430 million on criminal legal aid in the past eight years
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Ireland has spent €430 million on criminal legal aid in the past eight years

Mar 26th 2017, 7:10 AM 9,822 Views 38 Comments

€53 million was spent on providing free legal aid to people facing criminal charges last year alone.

# criminal-legal-aid - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Here's how much was spent on criminal legal aid in 2014
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# Courts

Here's how much was spent on criminal legal aid in 2014

Jan 25th 2015, 8:00 AM 10,971 Views 25 Comments

The expenditure has reduced by about €10 million in the last six years.

# criminal-legal-aid - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Criminal Legal Aid has cost the State more than €188 million since 2010
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# Public Money

Criminal Legal Aid has cost the State more than €188 million since 2010

Jul 21st 2013, 6:41 PM 5,587 Views 84 Comments

Should the government try to recoup that money? One Fine Gael TD says it should.

# criminal-legal-aid - Sunday 4 December, 2011

Shatter hopes lawyers will call off 'extraordinary' strike action
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# Lawyers

Shatter hopes lawyers will call off 'extraordinary' strike action

Dec 4th 2011, 4:04 PM 4,166 Views 31 Comments

Criminal law solicitors and barristers are expected to strike on Thursday over cuts to the Criminal Legal Aid scheme.

# criminal-legal-aid - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Legal aid lawyers have fees cut by another 10 per cent
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# Legal Fees

Legal aid lawyers have fees cut by another 10 per cent

Jul 14th 2011, 2:11 PM 772 Views 22 Comments

Almost one-third has been knocked off solicitor and counsel fees in criminal legal aid scheme since 2009.