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SUNDAY TIMES: ‘Widow of late Sergeant Michael Galvin to take High Court action against GSOC’

The Sunday Times has reported that the wife of the late Garda Sergeant, Michael Galvin, is to take a High Court action against GSOC, the Garda Commissioner, the Minister for Justice and the Attorney General.  Published on Sunday 1st April, the article (below) reports that at the time of his death, Sergeant Galvin thought he […]

Gardaí have ‘measure of latitude’ when using handcuffs, Supreme Court rules

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 […]

Gardaí have ‘measure of latitude’ when using handcuffs, Supreme Court rules

Address by Minister for Justice and Equality at the Scott Medal Award Ceremony | An Garda Síochána’s Highest Honour

Garda College Friday 8 December 2017 Commissioner, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,  It is a great privilege to be among you today to acknowledge and pay tribute to the selfless acts of bravery performed with great courage, in the protection of the community they so willingly serve, by the 34 members of An Garda Síochána […]

Gardaí have ‘measure of latitude’ when using handcuffs, Supreme Court rules

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 […]

Gardaí have ‘measure of latitude’ when using handcuffs, Supreme Court rules

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 […]

Gardaí have ‘measure of latitude’ when using handcuffs, Supreme Court rules

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 […]

Gardaí have ‘measure of latitude’ when using handcuffs, Supreme Court rules