# criminal legal aid

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Explainer: Why are Irish criminal barristers going on strike for the first time ever?
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Ireland has spent €430 million on criminal legal aid in the past eight years
Here's how much was spent on criminal legal aid in 2014
Criminal Legal Aid has cost the State more than €188 million since 2010
Shatter hopes lawyers will call off 'extraordinary' strike action
Legal aid lawyers have fees cut by another 10 per cent