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# minister-for-justice-and-equality - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Over 290 gardaí injured while on duty so far this year

That’s according to new figures shared by the Minister for Justice and Equality.

# minister-for-justice-and-equality - Friday 8 July, 2016

Search begins for new officers with "tolerance and humanity" to work in Irish prisons

The first recruits are expected to enter prison service college in early 2017.

# minister-for-justice-and-equality - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Fatal shooting of Real IRA member by gardaí to be investigated

Mac Lochlainn was shot dead by gardaí in May 1998.

# minister-for-justice-and-equality - Friday 9 May, 2014

Poll: Is Frances Fitzgerald the right person for the Justice Minister job? Yoursay This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Frances Fitzgerald the right person for the Justice Minister job?

Fitzgerald says she intends to restore public confidence in policing. Do you support her appointment?

# minister-for-justice-and-equality - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

902 prisoners abscond over 10 years - 58 are still at large

Four prisoners were recently recaptured – including one who had absconded in 2002.

# minister-for-justice-and-equality - Friday 8 February, 2013

No, says Alan Shatter: I'm not going to attempt a coup

The dual minister assures that despite commanding both Gardaí and Army, he has “no interest of posing a threat to the State”.

# minister-for-justice-and-equality - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Money laundering probe finds 37 'suspicious transactions'

Justice Minister Alan Shatter said today that inspectors from the Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Unit had found 37 suspicious transactions by businesses in Ireland.

# minister-for-justice-and-equality - Monday 3 October, 2011

Minister for Justice examining advice on criminalising purchase of sex

Deputy Alan Shatter is currently examining the implications of introducing a ban similar to that introduced in Sweden in 1999.