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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, […]

Failure of Govt to pay for Trump and Pence visits undermines public welfare, says Gardaí

Minister Flanagan announces budgetary allocation of €2.79 billion for Justice Sector

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, and the Minister of State with responsibility for Equality, Immigration and Integration, David Stanton TD, have welcomed the increased resources for the Justice & Equality Sector in Budget 2019. 

Failure of Govt to pay for Trump and Pence visits undermines public welfare, says Gardaí

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 […]

Failure of Govt to pay for Trump and Pence visits undermines public welfare, says Gardaí

RTÉ NEWS: AGSI calls for judge to investigate garda’s death

Originally published on RTE.ie The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has written to the Minister for Justice seeking the establishment of a judicial inquiry into the conduct of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission The association says GSOC was a factor in the death of one of its members, Garda Sergeant Michael Galvin, who appears […]

Failure of Govt to pay for Trump and Pence visits undermines public welfare, says Gardaí

AGSI Statement on Appointment of Drew Harris as Garda Commissioner

General Secretary of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors, John Jacob has congratulated Drew Harris on his appointment as the new Garda Commissioner.   “Mr. Drew Harris brings a wealth of experience to bear on the Garda organisation. The Garda organisation needs stable leadership as we face into a time of significant change in […]

Failure of Govt to pay for Trump and Pence visits undermines public welfare, says Gardaí

[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 […]

Failure of Govt to pay for Trump and Pence visits undermines public welfare, says Gardaí

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 […]

Failure of Govt to pay for Trump and Pence visits undermines public welfare, says Gardaí

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 […]

Failure of Govt to pay for Trump and Pence visits undermines public welfare, says Gardaí