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Ireland's Covid measures consistently less restrictive than majority wanted – ESRI
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Ireland's Covid measures consistently less restrictive than majority wanted – ESRI

Jun 22nd 2021, 11:29 AM 14,310 Views 64 Comments

‘Overwhelming majority’ have supported public health measures and would have preferred them to be more restrictive.

‘Very challenging situation’ for Ireland if UK breaches international law, McEntee says
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‘Very challenging situation’ for Ireland if UK breaches international law, McEntee says

Oct 6th 2020, 8:15 PM 19,674 Views 16 Comments

The Justice Minister said there will be ‘shock and surprise’ if the UK backs out of NI Protocol.

'Treated like cattle': Justice Committee chair says 'profiteering' use of hotels for asylum seekers should end
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'Treated like cattle': Justice Committee chair says 'profiteering' use of hotels for asylum seekers should end

Dec 12th 2019, 1:58 PM 11,021 Views 24 Comments

The Justice Committee today launched its report into Direct Provision.

Direct Provision should be 'replaced' or 'fundamentally reformed', Justice Committee concludes
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Direct Provision should be 'replaced' or 'fundamentally reformed', Justice Committee concludes

Dec 12th 2019, 12:17 PM 7,946 Views 27 Comments

The committee heard from stakeholders in relation to Direct Provision over the summer.

Drew Harris 'won't speculate' on border posts but says region will get more gardaí and armed support
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Drew Harris 'won't speculate' on border posts but says region will get more gardaí and armed support

Sep 18th 2019, 11:34 AM 9,432 Views 20 Comments

The Garda Commissioner says the force is “ready” for Brexit.

Trump blocks Democrats' demand for secret Mueller material using executive privilege
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Trump blocks Democrats' demand for secret Mueller material using executive privilege

May 8th 2019, 6:08 PM 13,739 Views 65 Comments

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the demands were “unlawful and reckless”.

Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' in the Constitution be amended?
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Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' in the Constitution be amended?

Dec 7th 2018, 8:52 AM 20,084 Views 55 Comments

The Justice Committee published a report on the matter yesterday.

Committee backs changes to ‘women’s place in the home' section of Constitution
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Committee backs changes to ‘women’s place in the home' section of Constitution

Dec 6th 2018, 1:57 PM 6,895 Views 16 Comments

The Justice Committee published a report on the matter today.

Referendum on women’s place in the home delayed after committee vote
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Referendum on women’s place in the home delayed after committee vote

Sep 5th 2018, 1:05 PM 17,486 Views 46 Comments

The Oireachtas Justice Committee has voted for pre-legislative scrutiny of the removal of the women in the home reference.

'Is it non-compliance, or just lack of capacity?' - Policing Authority unsure of competence of Garda management
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'Is it non-compliance, or just lack of capacity?' - Policing Authority unsure of competence of Garda management

Sep 27th 2017, 10:16 AM 11,488 Views 23 Comments

Chairperson of the Policing Authority Josephine Feehily was in front of the Oireachtas Justice Committee this morning.

Clare Daly asks Commissioner why she was brought to court over driving offence
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Clare Daly asks Commissioner why she was brought to court over driving offence

Mar 30th 2017, 11:23 AM 64,659 Views 135 Comments

More than 14,000 people were summoned to court erroneously.

Nóirin O'Sullivan calls country's top officers to garda HQ and urges them to support her
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Nóirin O'Sullivan calls country's top officers to garda HQ and urges them to support her

Mar 30th 2017, 6:01 AM 14,011 Views 37 Comments

The Commissioner will address the Oireachtas today.

Undocumented in Ireland: "We're the very same as the Irish undocumented in the US"
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Undocumented in Ireland: "We're the very same as the Irish undocumented in the US"

Nov 16th 2016, 10:51 AM 17,933 Views 132 Comments

Almost 90% of undocumented people living in Ireland are employed and 1 in 3 have been in the same job for five years.

Carrying drugs for personal use is illegal. But politicians are looking at changing that
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Carrying drugs for personal use is illegal. But politicians are looking at changing that

Jul 4th 2015, 9:30 AM 15,489 Views 61 Comments

The Portuguese approach could be considered here.

What can Ireland learn from a country that decriminalised drugs?
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What can Ireland learn from a country that decriminalised drugs?

Jun 3rd 2015, 3:24 PM 23,867 Views 72 Comments

TDs are off to Portugal to find out.

TD says road sign he showed justice committee MIGHT have been from the UK
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TD says road sign he showed justice committee MIGHT have been from the UK

Mar 26th 2015, 4:07 PM 17,218 Views 77 Comments

Finian McGrath says he has plenty of photos of signs that are “definitely” Irish.

"Frustrating" that Garda Commissioner didn't say if the Provisional IRA still exists
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"Frustrating" that Garda Commissioner didn't say if the Provisional IRA still exists

Mar 25th 2015, 4:24 PM 14,807 Views 40 Comments

Nóirín O’Sullivan appeared before the Justice Committee today.

'Kids are selling drugs because gardaí are busy at water protests'
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'Kids are selling drugs because gardaí are busy at water protests'

Feb 18th 2015, 9:35 PM 28,190 Views 89 Comments

Drug dealing in Dublin has been described as “absolutely horrendous”

Garda PULSE system "not fit for purpose" and should be scrapped
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Garda PULSE system "not fit for purpose" and should be scrapped

Jan 15th 2015, 8:47 AM 20,274 Views 53 Comments

The Garda Inspectorate has also recommended scrapping the Pulse system.

Restaurant owners say they're not targeting homeless with begging survey
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Restaurant owners say they're not targeting homeless with begging survey

Dec 3rd 2014, 12:31 PM 8,125 Views 24 Comments

The Restaurants Association said homelessness and aggressive begging are two separate issues.

Confirmed: It's going to be illegal to purchase the services of a sex worker
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Confirmed: It's going to be illegal to purchase the services of a sex worker

Nov 25th 2014, 6:15 PM 35,055 Views 173 Comments

The age of consent is also to remain at 17.

'The abuse we suffered due to our skin colour is being airbrushed from Irish history'
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'The abuse we suffered due to our skin colour is being airbrushed from Irish history'

Oct 22nd 2014, 10:45 PM 28,374 Views 47 Comments

Mixed Race Irish is asking for the Government to recognise the abuse they suffered in State-run institutions.

Age of consent should stay at 17 but two year leeway suggested
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Age of consent should stay at 17 but two year leeway suggested

Oct 17th 2014, 12:36 PM 17,293 Views 47 Comments

That’s according to a report from the Oireachtas Justice Committee published yesterday.

Should domestic violence be treated more seriously than public assault?
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Should domestic violence be treated more seriously than public assault?

Oct 16th 2014, 11:58 AM 4,272 Views 17 Comments

The Oireachtas Justice Committee thinks so.

Justice committee calls for single Garda Ombudsman
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Justice committee calls for single Garda Ombudsman

Oct 3rd 2014, 9:48 PM 7,066 Views 19 Comments

It also recommends reform of the complaints process, Garda training and formation of the Garda Authority.

Has gangland crime affected you or your community?
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Has gangland crime affected you or your community?

Jul 28th 2014, 3:08 PM 8,747 Views 22 Comments

The Justice Committee is seeking submissions for its report on the impact of gangland crime on people across Ireland.

'One suicide within prison is too many'
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'One suicide within prison is too many'

Jun 19th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,576 Views 27 Comments

The Irish Institute of Naturopathic Medicine is calling on the government to support its pilot programme to help reduce suicide in prisons.

What can TDs do to prevent suicide in prisons?
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What can TDs do to prevent suicide in prisons?

Jun 18th 2014, 9:00 AM 3,262 Views 8 Comments

The Justice Committee will discuss this and other issues today.

'I told her to ring Maurice McCabe': John Wilson shook hands with the Garda Commissioner today
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'I told her to ring Maurice McCabe': John Wilson shook hands with the Garda Commissioner today

May 28th 2014, 10:46 PM 22,803 Views 55 Comments

Noirín O’Sullivan shook hands and chatted with whistleblower and former garda John Wilson outside Leinster House today.

Brian Purcell appears before the Justice Committee, but refuses to answer questions about Callinan
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Brian Purcell appears before the Justice Committee, but refuses to answer questions about Callinan

May 28th 2014, 7:40 PM 9,420 Views 50 Comments

Members of the committee slammed his lack of cooperation as “farcical”.

Acting Garda Commissioner denies the force has not supported Maurice McCabe
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Acting Garda Commissioner denies the force has not supported Maurice McCabe

May 28th 2014, 4:20 PM 8,854 Views 28 Comments

Finian McGrath questioned Nóirín O’Sullivan’s assertion that senior gardaí were in contact with the whistleblower “on a daily basis”.

Gardaí claim GSOC tells them: 'Accept this, it's no biggie... you just have to suck it up'
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Gardaí claim GSOC tells them: 'Accept this, it's no biggie... you just have to suck it up'

May 14th 2014, 4:33 PM 10,464 Views 21 Comments

John Redmond, chair of the AGSI, said gardaí sometimes had to apologise to complainants even if they weren’t in the wrong.

Guards being able to investigate guards is 'questionable' - GSOC chief
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Guards being able to investigate guards is 'questionable' - GSOC chief

May 14th 2014, 11:32 AM 5,834 Views 43 Comments

Simon O’Brien said that the organisation’s remit should be “fundamentally reset” so it can “actively seek resolutions to issues and provide feedback to gardaí to bring about change”.

Justice Committee says Ireland should recognise Travellers as ethnic group
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Justice Committee says Ireland should recognise Travellers as ethnic group

Apr 17th 2014, 2:35 PM 11,969 Views 108 Comments

A report from the committee said the Taoiseach and Justice Minister should confirm this recognition and commence dialogue with representative groups about new legislation.

Justice Committee not calling anyone in on GardaGate ... yet
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Justice Committee not calling anyone in on GardaGate ... yet

Apr 2nd 2014, 6:57 PM 3,667 Views 7 Comments

However, the panel of TDs and senators is seeking to have an examination of the timeline of events included in the terms of reference of the Commission of Investigation.

Domestic violence victims ‘trapped’ by immigration laws
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Domestic violence victims ‘trapped’ by immigration laws

Aug 9th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,090 Views 70 Comments

Victims are often afraid to report abuse because they fear it will impact on their immigration status.

Former sex workers to speak to Justice committee on prostitution laws
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Former sex workers to speak to Justice committee on prostitution laws

Feb 5th 2013, 3:01 PM 8,746 Views 50 Comments

The news comes days after former ‘Belle de Jour’ escort Brooke Magnanti expressed her concerns about the fact no sex workers to date had spoken to the committee.

Justice Committee at Stormont grills Marie Stopes representatives
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Justice Committee at Stormont grills Marie Stopes representatives

Jan 11th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,417 Views 9 Comments

The committee asked representatives if they located the clinic across from a train station to encourage women from the Republic to travel there for abortions.

Barnardos highlights problem of 'loverboys' in child prostitution
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Barnardos highlights problem of 'loverboys' in child prostitution

Dec 12th 2012, 5:36 PM 21,470 Views 33 Comments

June Tinsely of Barnardos said young men who act as boyfriends to teenage girls coerce them into having sex with other men.

Dáil committee to discuss Irish prostitution legislation
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Dáil committee to discuss Irish prostitution legislation

Dec 11th 2012, 6:03 PM 7,672 Views 76 Comments

The Justice committee is to meet with a number of groups tomorrow to hear their opinions on prostitution and law in Ireland.

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