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# department-of-justice - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

'An inhumane action': Eviction orders issued to asylum seekers in direct provision
# Department Of Justice
# Department Of Justice

'An inhumane action': Eviction orders issued to asylum seekers in direct provision

Sep 20th 2017, 6:33 PM 21,382 Views 89 Comments

Nasc says that those issued with eviction orders will become “homeless and destitute”.

# department-of-justice - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

FactFind: Why on earth hasn't Ireland ratified the UN's Convention on Disabilities?
# Long Time Coming
# Long Time Coming

FactFind: Why on earth hasn't Ireland ratified the UN's Convention on Disabilities?

Sep 19th 2017, 12:05 AM 19,620 Views 46 Comments

It’s 10 years since Ireland signed the Convention. A decade on, the Republic stands as the only EU country which is yet to ratify it.

# department-of-justice - Sunday 3 September, 2017

No records to back up Donald Trump's claims that Obama wiretapped him
# No Watergate
# No Watergate

No records to back up Donald Trump's claims that Obama wiretapped him

Sep 3rd 2017, 8:21 AM 13,119 Views 69 Comments

The FBI and Department of Justice have concluded that Donald Trump lied when he made the claims.

# department-of-justice - Friday 4 August, 2017

'Hero' British hacker arrested in US on charges of creating software to attack banks
# Marcus Hutchins
# Marcus Hutchins

'Hero' British hacker arrested in US on charges of creating software to attack banks

Aug 4th 2017, 7:40 AM 16,390 Views 0 Comments

Marcus Hutchins had previously been hailed as a hero for thwarting the ‘WannaCry’ ransomware onslaught on countries worldwide in May 2017.

# department-of-justice - Monday 31 July, 2017

'Austerity cost lives': Drink driving convictions in Ireland fell MASSIVELY in the last 10 years
# Down Down Down
# Down Down Down

'Austerity cost lives': Drink driving convictions in Ireland fell MASSIVELY in the last 10 years

Jul 31st 2017, 12:05 AM 23,829 Views 30 Comments

The yearly rate has fallen by nearly 9,000 in fact. And counties with a lot of road deaths are not necessarily those with the most convictions.

# department-of-justice - Friday 28 July, 2017

Government defends lack of information on people who died in direct provision
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Government defends lack of information on people who died in direct provision

Jul 28th 2017, 6:00 AM 6,364 Views 14 Comments

Over the past 10 years, 44 people have died in direct provision.

# department-of-justice - Sunday 25 June, 2017

European Arrest Warrants issued for a number of on-the-run Kinahan cartel members
# Running Scared
# Running Scared

European Arrest Warrants issued for a number of on-the-run Kinahan cartel members

Jun 25th 2017, 12:05 AM 38,164 Views 24 Comments

A number of leading members of the cartel are running scared.

# department-of-justice - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

The Department of Justice is on the market for €20 million (well, the headquarters is)
# Hall Of Justice
# Hall Of Justice

The Department of Justice is on the market for €20 million (well, the headquarters is)

Jun 21st 2017, 9:49 AM 16,802 Views 33 Comments

It includes a townhouse.

# department-of-justice - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Over 4,000 borrowers flock to voucher scheme in bid to save their homes
# Abhaile
# Abhaile

Over 4,000 borrowers flock to voucher scheme in bid to save their homes

Jun 8th 2017, 12:02 AM 57,287 Views 32 Comments

Figures released to TheJournal.ie demonstrate the “massive” scale of the mortgage arrears problem, according to one expert.

# department-of-justice - Monday 15 May, 2017

Decriminalisation of people with intellectual disabilities having sex welcomed
# Rehab
# Rehab

Decriminalisation of people with intellectual disabilities having sex welcomed

May 15th 2017, 12:26 PM 27,284 Views 34 Comments

Instead, the status of a ‘protected person’ will be created for people who can’t give consent.

# department-of-justice - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Ireland has spent €430 million on criminal legal aid in the past eight years
# Right To A Defence
# Right To A Defence

Ireland has spent €430 million on criminal legal aid in the past eight years

Mar 26th 2017, 7:10 AM 9,853 Views 38 Comments

€53 million was spent on providing free legal aid to people facing criminal charges last year alone.

# department-of-justice - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Number of people granted Irish citizenship in 2015 almost half that of 2012 peak
# ESRI
# ESRI

Number of people granted Irish citizenship in 2015 almost half that of 2012 peak

Mar 1st 2017, 2:24 PM 11,381 Views 86 Comments

Only 13,500 naturalisation certificates were issued to non-Irish nationals in 2015.

# department-of-justice - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Investigation to begin into treatment of garda whistleblowers' claims
# Protected Disclosures
# Protected Disclosures

Investigation to begin into treatment of garda whistleblowers' claims

Feb 7th 2017, 5:55 PM 9,730 Views 27 Comments

A report compiled by retired Judge Iarfhlaith O’Neil will be published in a redacted format.

# department-of-justice - Monday 6 February, 2017

'Until you've stood in those shoes, you can't understand' - how free legal aid works in Ireland
# Helping Hand
# Helping Hand

'Until you've stood in those shoes, you can't understand' - how free legal aid works in Ireland

Feb 6th 2017, 12:05 AM 19,806 Views 14 Comments

Legal aid is a hot-topic issue here in the wake of David Drumm’s successful application for same last week.

# department-of-justice - Saturday 4 February, 2017

US State Department reverses visa ban after judge halted Trump's order
# Stalemate
# Stalemate

US State Department reverses visa ban after judge halted Trump's order

Feb 4th 2017, 2:00 PM 56,495 Views 104 Comments

The Department of Justice now intends to file for an emergency stay of this order.

# department-of-justice - Friday 27 January, 2017

Direct Provision centre shut over 'safety fears' was paid €12.7 million by the State
# Limerick
# Limerick

Direct Provision centre shut over 'safety fears' was paid €12.7 million by the State

Jan 27th 2017, 6:01 AM 7,701 Views 9 Comments

Repeated requests for essential maintenance to be carried out had been ignored by the centre, according to the government.

# department-of-justice - Monday 16 January, 2017

'They can be in bed next to their partner, gambling away the rent'
# Gambling Issues
# Gambling Issues

'They can be in bed next to their partner, gambling away the rent'

Jan 16th 2017, 6:15 AM 27,623 Views 47 Comments

It’s four years since new gambling legislation was put in train – and experts say it can’t come soon enough.

# department-of-justice - Saturday 14 January, 2017

When Syria comes to Roscommon: 'We can't run to Mass, then say 'you're not welcome''
# Into The West
# Into The West

When Syria comes to Roscommon: 'We can't run to Mass, then say 'you're not welcome''

Jan 14th 2017, 12:05 AM 45,263 Views 178 Comments

A disused four-star hotel in the Co Roscommon town is to be turned into an integration centre for (mostly Syrian) refugees.

# department-of-justice - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Watchdog to probe how FBI handled Clinton email investigation
# James Comey
# James Comey

Watchdog to probe how FBI handled Clinton email investigation

Jan 12th 2017, 7:54 PM 9,216 Views 82 Comments

Democrats have said actions by FBI Director James Comey helped Donald Trump win the election.

# department-of-justice - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

New campaign asks: 'If you witnessed domestic violence, what would you do?'
# Bystanders
# Bystanders

New campaign asks: 'If you witnessed domestic violence, what would you do?'

Nov 16th 2016, 3:19 PM 18,006 Views 33 Comments

Around 300,000 men and women in Ireland have been victims of severe abuse by a partner – 70% of people say it’s a common problem in Ireland.

# department-of-justice - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Inquiry to be launched into garda handling of Shane Tuohey death
# Missing
# Missing

Inquiry to be launched into garda handling of Shane Tuohey death

Jun 14th 2016, 4:28 PM 23,106 Views 19 Comments

The 23-year-old’s death was ruled a suicide but his family believes he was assaulted the night he died.

# department-of-justice - Monday 30 November, 2015

Here's how repeat offenders causing 'havoc' are going to be tackled
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Here's how repeat offenders causing 'havoc' are going to be tackled

Nov 30th 2015, 11:30 AM 24,123 Views 86 Comments

Gardaí, the Irish Prison Service, and the Probation Service are joining forces on the initiative.

# department-of-justice - Friday 13 November, 2015

Gardaí investigating how child sex abuse allegations were leaked to press
# Investigation
# Investigation

Gardaí investigating how child sex abuse allegations were leaked to press

Nov 13th 2015, 7:35 PM 19,996 Views 0 Comments

This relates to a story earlier in the week about allegations of sexual assault against a former minister.

# department-of-justice - Monday 9 November, 2015

Non-smoking prisoners should be kept apart from smokers, report into death of inmate says

Non-smoking prisoners should be kept apart from smokers, report into death of inmate says

Nov 9th 2015, 4:46 PM 13,705 Views 0 Comments

The report said the cause of the man’s death was most likely a cardiac arrest induced from blunt force trauma to the head and body.

# department-of-justice - Friday 16 October, 2015

Massive new Garda headquarters set for Galway
# New Digs
# New Digs

Massive new Garda headquarters set for Galway

Oct 16th 2015, 5:05 PM 27,236 Views 63 Comments

Building of the new facility is expected to take two years to build.

# department-of-justice - Sunday 16 August, 2015

French police set to return to Cork to question Du Plantier witnesses
# Cork
# Cork

French police set to return to Cork to question Du Plantier witnesses

Aug 16th 2015, 1:44 PM 11,767 Views 15 Comments

The Department of Justice has said that it remains “fully committed to meeting its international obligations to mutual assistance.”

# department-of-justice - Friday 31 July, 2015

A rally calling for Walli Ullah Safi's immediate release from Cloverhill has been held in Dublin
# Afghan National
# Afghan National

A rally calling for Walli Ullah Safi's immediate release from Cloverhill has been held in Dublin

Jul 31st 2015, 4:19 PM 24,135 Views 172 Comments

The 21-year-old Afghan migrant had his face slashed and his arm broken when he was taken hostage by other inmates.

# department-of-justice - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Frances Fitzgerald's new crime bill: What's in it - and what will it mean for victims?
# New Rules
# New Rules

Frances Fitzgerald's new crime bill: What's in it - and what will it mean for victims?

Jul 15th 2015, 12:30 PM 7,220 Views 25 Comments

Planned new laws would give victims the right to information about their cases…

# department-of-justice - Thursday 2 July, 2015

"Enough is enough": Stardust campaigners holding sit-in over tragic deaths
# Dept Of Justice
# Dept Of Justice

"Enough is enough": Stardust campaigners holding sit-in over tragic deaths

Jul 2nd 2015, 12:24 PM 12,007 Views 28 Comments

They are looking for a new investigation into the nightclub blaze.

# department-of-justice - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

40 people have left Ireland for Islamic State areas
# Arab Spring
# Arab Spring

40 people have left Ireland for Islamic State areas

Jul 1st 2015, 6:25 PM 23,334 Views 85 Comments

At least three have died in conflicts.

# department-of-justice - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Jack Warner threatens to implicate Sepp Blatter and Fifa
# Development
From The42
# Development

Jack Warner threatens to implicate Sepp Blatter and Fifa

Jun 4th 2015, 9:20 AM 4,787 Views 13 Comments

The indicted former official has unleashed a startling attack on the governing body.

# department-of-justice - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

'Bureaucracy and ineptitude' leaves Irish-speaking family facing deportation
# Caught In The Crossed Wires
# Caught In The Crossed Wires

'Bureaucracy and ineptitude' leaves Irish-speaking family facing deportation

Jun 3rd 2015, 6:11 PM 64,908 Views 107 Comments

Zoe Ware is an “exemplary student” at a Gaelscoil in Kerry, and a competitive sean nós singer. But that probably won’t save her…

# department-of-justice - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Almost 200 people have lost their homes to bankruptcy in just over a year
# Hard Times
# Hard Times

Almost 200 people have lost their homes to bankruptcy in just over a year

May 31st 2015, 2:40 PM 10,781 Views 48 Comments

Prior to January 2014, only 10 family homes or Principal Private Residences were surrendered.

# department-of-justice - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Dozens of investors get Irish residency for pumping money into the economy
# Migrants
# Migrants

Dozens of investors get Irish residency for pumping money into the economy

Apr 5th 2015, 8:00 AM 17,101 Views 46 Comments

As many as 400 jobs have been created as a result of the Immigrant Investor Programme.

# department-of-justice - Friday 6 March, 2015

Here's how many crimes were committed by people on bail last year
# Repeat Offenders
# Repeat Offenders

Here's how many crimes were committed by people on bail last year

Mar 6th 2015, 9:30 PM 11,928 Views 0 Comments

Figures show some 10,600 crimes were committed last year by offenders on bail.

# department-of-justice - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Daft.ie asked to remove 'no rent allowance' filter from property listings
# New Legislation
# New Legislation

Daft.ie asked to remove 'no rent allowance' filter from property listings

Feb 19th 2015, 7:28 PM 30,695 Views 95 Comments

It followed a request from Government,

# department-of-justice - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Will David Drumm be extradited from the US to face charges in Ireland?
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Will David Drumm be extradited from the US to face charges in Ireland?

Jan 7th 2015, 3:30 PM 10,231 Views 45 Comments

A request to US authorities has been reportedly made today.

# department-of-justice - Friday 19 December, 2014

Here's where some of the money from dormant accounts will go in 2015
# Victim Support
# Victim Support

Here's where some of the money from dormant accounts will go in 2015

Dec 19th 2014, 10:43 PM 10,614 Views 8 Comments

There’s roughly €3 million up for grabs.

# department-of-justice - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Who should be allowed to own a gun in Ireland? It's under discussion
# Firearms
# Firearms

Who should be allowed to own a gun in Ireland? It's under discussion

Nov 13th 2014, 8:22 PM 22,619 Views 146 Comments

This follows a report by a working group of An Garda Síochána and the Department of Justice.

# department-of-justice - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Why does no one want to run the Department of Justice?
# Poisoned Chalice
# Poisoned Chalice

Why does no one want to run the Department of Justice?

Oct 29th 2014, 6:27 PM 10,220 Views 28 Comments

The post of secretary general in Frances Fitzgerald’s department is being readvertised.