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Minister Flanagan attends the Justice and Home Affairs Council meetings in Luxembourg

GOVERNMENT PRESS STATEMENT Oct 12th, 2018 The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan T.D. attended the Justice and Home Affairs Council meetings in Luxembourg with his European counterparts on the 11th and 12th of October, 2018.   Topics for discussion included a new procedure for gathering electronic evidence within the EU (e-evidence), insolvency, fundamental rights, […]

General Secretary Attends Attestation of Garda Commissioner Harris

General Secretary, John Jacob attended the attestation ceremony for Commissioner Harris at Kevin Street Garda Station on Sunday night with other guests to witness this historic event.   Following his attestation, the Commissioner spoke with Mr. Jacob and said he was looking forward to his new role and the challenges ahead.     Mr. Jacob congratulated […]

[THE IRISH NEWS] Deputy Chief Constable Drew Harris is the favourite to take the top garda post

BY ALLISON MORRIS PSNI Deputy Chief Constable Drew Harris has been shortlisted for the post of Garda Commissioner, vacated after the sudden resignation of Nóirín O’Sullivan last September. Mr Harris, who was formally in charge of the PSNI’s intelligence branch, is now thought to be favourite to secure the top policing post. The salary was increased to €250,000 […]

Minister publishes second Garda Inspectorate Report on Responding to Child Sexual Abuse

GOVERNMENT PRESS RELEASE 27 February 2018   The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, has today published the second report by the Garda Inspectorate on ‘Responding to Child Sexual Abuse’. The report is a follow up review of their 2012 report on the same subject. Welcoming the report, the Minister said: “I wish to […]