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# judicial system

This year
# judicial appointments
24 new judges will be appointed in Ireland this year
Phase one of the plan is expected to cost between €15 million and €18 million.
Last year
# Report
Landmark study finds Travellers’ trust in justice system is ‘extremely low’
“Travellers do not trust the Irish criminal justice system to treat them fairly,” UL Professor Amanda Haynes said.
All time
Opinion: Ireland is tarnished by its use of prisons to house the unwanted and mentally ill
Professor Kathleen Lynch says our prison system has too long been used to incarcerate those who have additional needs.
# impeachment
Seámus Woulfe controversy: Taoiseach says government will be taking 'no further steps' on the matter
The decision was taken at Cabinet this morning, which effectively rules out an impeachment motion being moved by the Government.
Opinion: Ireland's courts might have a digital future but vulnerable people need protection
‘Those who cannot afford to pay for legal representation, people with intellectual disabilities and non-native English speakers will need help to navigate the new system.’
Column: When is jailing a fraudster no cause to celebrate? When it’s in Ireland.
Our judicial system is selective and incoherent – and judges are so pampered they can’t even open doors for themselves, writes Aaron McKenna.