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Irish Times: Hundreds of senior gardaí protest about pay restoration

This article was originally published on IrishTimes.com. Several hundred senior gardaí have begun marching towards Leinster House in a protest to seek restoration of their pay to 2008 levels. Members of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors, dressed not in uniform but wearing blue t-shirts, are marching from Dublin Castle to highlight what they […]

Minister announces the commencement of The Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016

Minister for Justice and Equality announces the commencement of The Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016 and The National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012 29th April, 2016 The Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald T.D., today announced the commencement of two Acts: · The Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions […]

O’Higgins Commission of Investigation submits report

The O’Higgins Commission of Investigation today presented its final report to the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald, TD. This Commission was established under the Commissions of Investigation Act 2004 to investigate and report on certain matters relative to the Cavan/Monaghan Division of the Garda Síochána and related issues. The Minister is examining the […]

Minister Statement in relation to Section 99 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2006

22nd April, 2016 The consequences and implications of Justice Moriarty’s judgement have been the subject of lengthy and detailed consultation between the Department and the Offices of the Attorney General. Following these consultations the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD, will be asking the Government to approve emergency legislation at its meeting next […]