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Minister Flanagan announces €2.6 billion allocation to Justice sector in Budget 2018

  –        €100 million increase in current expenditure –        Recruitment of further 800 Gardaí and 500 civilians in 2018 –        Additional funds for the Data Protection Commissioner’s Office –        A further €157 million in capital funding over 2018 to 2021 with a total […]

Association for Criminal Justice Research and Development (ACJRD) Annual Conference 2017 

Opening address by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD  Association for Criminal Justice Research and Development (ACJRD) Annual Conference 2017  ‘The Brexit Impact on Criminal Justice Cooperation’  6 October 2017   I would like to officially open the Association for Criminal Justice Research and Development (ACJRD)’s 2017 Annual Conference and welcome you […]

Reopening of Garda Stations Second Interim Report

Read the second interim report on the proposed reopening of six Garda stations: > READ REPORT (PDF) Read Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald’s letter to the Commissioner: > READ LETTER TO COMMISSIONER (PDF)   Photograph: Mark Hilliard (via The Irish Times)

Criminal Justice Working in Partnership

Following on from the launch of the #ProbationWorks campaign last week; the Probation Service is now releasing its second video in the series titled ‘Criminal Justice Working in Partnership’.   As an agency of the Department of Justice and Equality, the Probation Service, along with its criminal justice partners; has responsibility for helping to reduce crime […]