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# Justice Minister

Last month
May 2024
Means-testing asylum seekers aims to ensure system is fair, says McEntee
Children as young as seven targeted by gangs to engage in crime, Justice Minister says
Dublin and Monaghan bombings: Answers sought from UK over 'unacceptable' justice failure
April 2024
Gardaí ‘released from desk jobs’ to work on immigration enforcement won't 'police the border'
'We owe Ireland nothing!': UK media lapping up Ireland's migration troubles
McEntee says over 80% of people seeking asylum entered the country through the northern border
McEntee asked GRA to 'reconsider' not inviting Harris to event ahead of her own refusal to attend
Government to increase sentences for crimes involving knives
State reviewing eight countries to be added to the 'safe countries' list says Justice Minister
This year
Man found guilty of making bomb threat from prison against Justice Minister Helen McEntee
Garda reserve rules to be updated ahead of campaign launch to recruit 1,000 new hires
'Campaign of arson' on properties linked to asylum seekers is 'unprecedented', says Tánaiste
Helen McEntee: New measures to speed up asylum applications designed to stop misuse of system
Proceeds of crime law to be strengthened to keep assets out of the reach of criminals
Last year
New Planning and Environment division of the High Court established
McEntee to tell Committee Dublin riots were exploitation of appalling incident to 'simply wreak havoc'
'Justice not served' by maximum two-year sentence for causing death by careless driving
Government clashes with McDonald over claim it did not contact school after stabbing
X responds to Justice Minister's claim that it did not engage with gardaí during Dublin riot
Government confident it has numbers to win confidence motion in Justice Minister Helen McEntee
Youth worker: 'I could easily have been one of those rioting'
Glen Kearney
Drivers urged to slow down this Christmas as minister says no family wants to get that knock on the door
Labour criticise Government and Commissioner for ‘completely inaccurate’ garda recruit figures
Justice Minister seeks to reassure parents of Parnell Square school and says gardaí are present
Tánaiste says McEntee will have full backing of all Fianna Fáil TDs if no confidence vote called
Justice Minister says she will not resign after parties declare no confidence in her
Taoiseach and ministers discuss recent increases in road deaths
Tougher laws to manage and monitor sex offenders comes into effect today
Varadkar doesn't regret Israel 'revenge' remark amid attempts to get Irish citizens out of Gaza
McEntee calls for increased implementation of average-speed cameras on roads
Migrant rights group awaiting response from Justice Minister on ‘immigration checks’ concern
New Act that can prevent people served with deportation order from returning comes into force
Justice Minister says Dublin City is safe but that 'things are not perfect'
New bill strengthening laws on consent and character references to be delivered by end of the year
Should Varadkar have eye on McEntee vying for his job? 'Absolutely not' says minister
Changes in laws brought about by Graham Dwyer EU Court of Justice ruling now in effect
Harris says family concerns will be 'considered' in domestic violence report recommendations
Helen McEntee returns as Justice Minister this week after six months maternity leave
Garda recruitment age limit should be reconsidered, says justice minister
Justice Minister’s decision to transfer boxer's killer to the UK met with shock by his family