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Freezing of cryptocurrency used by criminals results in jump in CAB proceeds
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Freezing of cryptocurrency used by criminals results in jump in CAB proceeds

Jun 25th 2020, 9:16 AM 21,211 Views 16 Comments

The jump in frozen assets is due in the main to the granting of a freezing order over cryptocurrency to the value of €53 million.

Fifty-five prisoners granted temporary release since start of March re-arrested
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Fifty-five prisoners granted temporary release since start of March re-arrested

Jun 24th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,663 Views 30 Comments

Thirty-seven of the 55 were re-arrested for allegedly committing a range of criminal offences.

Justice Minister launches review of how personal injury compensation should be calculated
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Justice Minister launches review of how personal injury compensation should be calculated

Jun 10th 2020, 6:20 AM 11,581 Views 23 Comments

The Cost of Insurance Working Group (CIWG) was established in 2016 to analyse the high costs imposed by insurance companies.

Justice Minister: 'Root-and-branch' change to Direct Provision will 'ultimately lead to its abolition'
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Justice Minister: 'Root-and-branch' change to Direct Provision will 'ultimately lead to its abolition'

Jun 7th 2020, 1:48 PM 18,647 Views 66 Comments

The Justice Minister made the comments on RTÉ Radio Ones’s This Week programme.

Charlie Flanagan apologises to Cahersiveen locals and residents in Direct Provision centre
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Charlie Flanagan apologises to Cahersiveen locals and residents in Direct Provision centre

Updated May 20th 2020, 10:33 AM 29,623 Views 79 Comments

There have been a number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 at the centre since April.

Justice Ministers remind public to 'please stay at home' over NI bank holiday weekend
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Justice Ministers remind public to 'please stay at home' over NI bank holiday weekend

May 7th 2020, 9:59 PM 13,666 Views 18 Comments

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan and Northern Ireland Minister for Justice Naomi Long issued a joint statement this evening.

FF-FG framework doc for the next government is out, here's what's in it
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FF-FG framework doc for the next government is out, here's what's in it

Updated Apr 15th 2020, 6:15 PM 25,011 Views 157 Comments

The document will soon be given to smaller parties in a bid to convince them to join a coalition government.

New domestic violence ad campaign tells victims support is 'still here' despite the pandemic
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New domestic violence ad campaign tells victims support is 'still here' despite the pandemic

Apr 15th 2020, 7:33 AM 16,551 Views 6 Comments

The adverts depict the reality for victims of domestic abuse when their home is no longer a safe place.

Explainer: What powers do these 'last resort' measures give to gardaí? And will these powers be extended?
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Explainer: What powers do these 'last resort' measures give to gardaí? And will these powers be extended?

Apr 8th 2020, 12:17 PM 30,183 Views 61 Comments

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties has argued that these laws aren’t needed given the public’s compliance with the Covid-19 restriction measures.

Over 7,000 contacted about immigration applications moving online
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Over 7,000 contacted about immigration applications moving online

Mar 23rd 2020, 12:53 PM 29,669 Views 12 Comments

The office is temporarily closed due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Covid-19 in Ireland: Immigration permissions due to expire to be automatically extended for two months
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Covid-19 in Ireland: Immigration permissions due to expire to be automatically extended for two months

Mar 20th 2020, 10:17 PM 61,716 Views 27 Comments

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan announced the “exceptional measure” this evening.

Covid-19: Temporary release of 200 prisoners was 'not an easy decision to make'
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Covid-19: Temporary release of 200 prisoners was 'not an easy decision to make'

Mar 20th 2020, 2:31 PM 36,226 Views 70 Comments

Charlie Flanagan says the prisoners pose no risk to the public.

201 new members welcomed to An Garda Síochána following attestation ceremony
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201 new members welcomed to An Garda Síochána following attestation ceremony

Feb 21st 2020, 12:53 PM 22,793 Views 26 Comments

28% of the gardaí that attested today are women.

Last-minute reprieve for Cork students as family saved from deportation
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Last-minute reprieve for Cork students as family saved from deportation

Jan 15th 2020, 9:54 PM 45,875 Views 77 Comments

It came after an intervention from Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan.

Flanagan says law to allow gardaí disclose a partner's abusive history 'not considered necessary'
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Flanagan says law to allow gardaí disclose a partner's abusive history 'not considered necessary'

Jan 11th 2020, 6:00 AM 12,110 Views 37 Comments

Under UK law, a member of the public can ask police to tell them if their partner may pose a risk to them.

Charlie Flanagan 'shocked by nastiness and vitriol' he received over RIC commemoration
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Charlie Flanagan 'shocked by nastiness and vitriol' he received over RIC commemoration

Updated Jan 8th 2020, 11:01 AM 35,640 Views 136 Comments

The chair of the Expert Advisory Group also described the planning as ‘a bit of a mess’.

Video of crowded Direct Provision room not staged, says asylum seeker group
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Video of crowded Direct Provision room not staged, says asylum seeker group

Updated Jan 6th 2020, 8:35 PM 46,184 Views 242 Comments

Video footage posted on Twitter appears to show ten beds in one hotel room in Portarlington.

Dept of Justice says video of cramped Direct Provision room 'appears to have been staged'
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Dept of Justice says video of cramped Direct Provision room 'appears to have been staged'

Updated Jan 4th 2020, 4:42 PM 43,716 Views 82 Comments

The Depart of Justice said this afternoon that no more than six people are in a room at the East End Hotel centre.

Justice Minister welcomes 50 Syrians at Mosney following arrival at Dublin Airport
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Justice Minister welcomes 50 Syrians at Mosney following arrival at Dublin Airport

Dec 30th 2019, 3:51 PM 26,305 Views 162 Comments

The families have been resettled in Ireland under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme.

Direct Provision expert group announced to look at ways to 'better meet needs of asylum seekers'
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Direct Provision expert group announced to look at ways to 'better meet needs of asylum seekers'

Dec 28th 2019, 12:10 AM 16,903 Views 74 Comments

Among the issues the group will examine is engaging with communities where Direct Provision centres are due to open.

Charlie Flanagan asked OPW not to cull 20 Phoenix Park deer and to send them to Laois instead
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Charlie Flanagan asked OPW not to cull 20 Phoenix Park deer and to send them to Laois instead

Dec 25th 2019, 11:00 PM 47,656 Views 48 Comments

The minister wanted to have the deer relocated to a 250-acre estate in Laois.

Up to 2,900 refugees will be given sanctuary in Ireland over the next four years
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Up to 2,900 refugees will be given sanctuary in Ireland over the next four years

Dec 17th 2019, 3:11 PM 24,360 Views 186 Comments

3,151 people have arrived to Ireland through a refugee programme since 2015.

Six months pay to be offered to senior gardaí to encourage early retirement
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Six months pay to be offered to senior gardaí to encourage early retirement

Dec 17th 2019, 6:00 AM 27,383 Views 44 Comments

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris will seek 30 senior Garda officers to avail of the severance package.

2,000 people from over 100 countries will become Irish citizens today
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2,000 people from over 100 countries will become Irish citizens today

Dec 9th 2019, 8:55 AM 49,325 Views 85 Comments

Such ceremonies were put on hold after a High Court ruling in July.

FG TD Dara Murphy says he's been 'compliant' with Dáil rules following attendance scrutiny
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FG TD Dara Murphy says he's been 'compliant' with Dáil rules following attendance scrutiny

Updated Nov 30th 2019, 7:46 PM 28,967 Views 68 Comments

Murphy has been largely absent from the Dáil as a result of a Brussels-based job in recent years.

'It will impact thousands': New divorce living-apart requirements to apply from 1 December
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'It will impact thousands': New divorce living-apart requirements to apply from 1 December

Nov 29th 2019, 8:10 AM 90,968 Views 33 Comments

Couples will have to live apart for two of the last three years to get a divorce.

'I am not privy to the plot': Shane Ross doesn't anticipate 'going to war' over new speeding laws
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'I am not privy to the plot': Shane Ross doesn't anticipate 'going to war' over new speeding laws

Nov 25th 2019, 5:10 PM 20,520 Views 54 Comments

Under the new system, drivers who speed excessively will be hit with heavier penalties.

Flanagan says it was 'entirely appropriate' for Verona Murphy to visit an asylum seeker reception centre
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Flanagan says it was 'entirely appropriate' for Verona Murphy to visit an asylum seeker reception centre

Nov 22nd 2019, 2:00 PM 10,614 Views 26 Comments

He denied that vulnerable people in the centre were exploited for the sake of a political apology.

Fine Gael candidate Verona Murphy issues second apology as more asylum seeker remarks emerge
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Fine Gael candidate Verona Murphy issues second apology as more asylum seeker remarks emerge

Nov 18th 2019, 9:25 PM 32,767 Views 23 Comments

It follows an apology this morning for comments she made on RTÉ yesterday.

LGBT couples stage 'kissing protest' outside Dáil to demand hate crime legislation
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LGBT couples stage 'kissing protest' outside Dáil to demand hate crime legislation

Nov 6th 2019, 4:32 PM 33,872 Views 137 Comments

The government said that it was looking at legislative options to address hate crime.

Anti-LGBT preacher banned from Ireland over 'abusive' views which were 'likely to stir up hatred'
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Anti-LGBT preacher banned from Ireland over 'abusive' views which were 'likely to stir up hatred'

Nov 3rd 2019, 12:05 AM 53,074 Views 144 Comments

Steven Anderson was the first person to be issued with an exclusion order preventing him from entering Ireland.

Garda Commissioner says threatening posters against Quinn directors will be removed from lampposts
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Garda Commissioner says threatening posters against Quinn directors will be removed from lampposts

Oct 30th 2019, 8:22 PM 20,179 Views 20 Comments

The Taoiseach said the State won’t be found wanting in ensuring that law and order prevails.

Missing persons' families will be allowed bypass a seven-year wait to declare them dead from this week
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Missing persons' families will be allowed bypass a seven-year wait to declare them dead from this week

Oct 30th 2019, 8:54 AM 15,135 Views 1 Comment

It follows the passage of the Civil Law (Presumption of Death) Act in July.

Minister says Irish trucking firm registration needs 'tightening up' in light of Essex incident
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Minister says Irish trucking firm registration needs 'tightening up' in light of Essex incident

Oct 24th 2019, 5:08 PM 13,230 Views 38 Comments

The vehicle involved is owned by an Irish company, but registered in Bulgaria.

Essex container tragedy: Police believe lorry and container entered UK separately
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Essex container tragedy: Police believe lorry and container entered UK separately

Updated Oct 23rd 2019, 8:45 PM 102,801 Views 73 Comments

39 people were found dead this morning in a lorry container that entered the UK.

Halloween campaign warns public of 'life-changing injuries' caused by fireworks
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Halloween campaign warns public of 'life-changing injuries' caused by fireworks

Oct 21st 2019, 5:30 PM 7,953 Views 14 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade’s chief fire officer has said it’s important that parents of young children know where they are and make sure they are supervised.

State paying hotels and guesthouses €462,000 per week to accommodate asylum seekers
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State paying hotels and guesthouses €462,000 per week to accommodate asylum seekers

Oct 16th 2019, 9:45 PM 23,395 Views 37 Comments

€18 million was spent on emergency accommodation for asylum seekers in the first nine months of 2019.

'It's like I'm in a prison': Fears citizenship applications are facing years-long backlogs
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'It's like I'm in a prison': Fears citizenship applications are facing years-long backlogs

Oct 13th 2019, 7:30 AM 35,132 Views 165 Comments

A High Court ruling in July has halted the processing of citizenship applications.

Cabinet to discuss divorce proposals amid fears Brexit could impact recognition of UK separations
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Cabinet to discuss divorce proposals amid fears Brexit could impact recognition of UK separations

Oct 8th 2019, 9:18 AM 8,215 Views 11 Comments

New legislation will reduce the length of time couples must be separated before divorcing.

€10.3 million in funding announced for migrant integration and gender equality in the workforce
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€10.3 million in funding announced for migrant integration and gender equality in the workforce

Oct 7th 2019, 6:20 AM 11,951 Views 44 Comments

English language classes and training initiatives for women are some of the projects awarded grants.

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