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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Justice

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Paul Murphy: It's quite shocking gardaí are 'spying' on water protesters
He and his AAA colleagues have written to the Justice Minister.
More members of staff are stealing from their employers
The most common crime reported by businesses was burglary.
A woman who claimed her baby was taken from her as she breastfed has been charged by police
28-year-old Caroline Starmer has been charged with perverting the course of justice.
A court for vandals and anti-social behaviour is coming to Dublin
The scheme has worked in New York.
Will the new 'Bail Bill' actually prevent murders, robberies and kidnappings?
The government has proposed a new ‘Bail Bill’ to change the way bail is dealt with.
Teenager jailed after gardaí catch him by using the 'Find my iPhone' app
Witnesses say he was ‘dancing’ on the victim’s head as another man shouted ‘kill him, kill him’.
2,500 people officially became Irish today
Three citizenship ceremonies were held in Dublin earlier today.
Frances Fitzgerald's new crime bill: What's in it - and what will it mean for victims?
Planned new laws would give victims the right to information about their cases…
Erin Brockovich tells Berkeley families it's her "duty" to offer them assistance
“No words from me or anybody else can ease their pain.”
Penalty point dodgers who fail to produce a driving licence in court could face prosecution
A report recently highlighted the problem of non-endorsement of driving licences with penalty points.
We're spending €135m on new courthouses to help cut waiting lists
Is your area going to get an upgraded building?
Family of garda who took his own life do not want GSOC involved in investigation into his death
The family of Sgt Michael Galvin are said to be traumatised and angry at how GSOC carried out its investigation.
No more being a private investigator just for fun - you now need a licence
Or else you could face jail time.
Six stabbings in six weeks: Prisons are 'the most dangerous workplaces' in Ireland
The Prison Officers Association annual delegate heard that there has been six stabbings in six weeks.
'No special honours' for soldiers, prison staff, gardaí who served during The Troubles
One TD thinks there should be.
'The real cost of Hillsborough is not quantifiable'
The anniversary of the 1989 stadium tragedy takes place today.
The Prison Service made 166 requests for armed escorts last year
… and the gardaí turned most of them down. And no one seems to know why.
'I could still feel the punches to my head as I ran up the road with my son'
Ireland’s legal system is failing women “at every level” according to new research.
Anti-Deportation Ireland: ALL members of asylum reform group should resign
Sue Conlan says the group has not been fully consulted on new legislation.
More than 700 tourists were mugged last year
Niall Collins asked Frances Fitzgerald to take a walk with him in Dublin city centre to see how common crime is.
'Luas security guards have better stab vests than prison officers'
A ballot on industrial action will take place next week.
'Members of Travelling community too young to drink, drive or smoke crossing border to get married'
Labour Senator James Heffernan said he knew of girls aged as young as 12 who knew whom they would be marrying.
Fancy being the gardaí's second-in-command?
The job comes with a nice salary too.
Should sports arenas have 'no alcohol' areas so kids aren't sharing stands with drunks?
TD Róisín Shortall has questioned how appropriate is is for children to be in what can be heavy drinking atmospheres at matches.
Fiona Doyle: There are women out there who facilitate the rape and abuse of their children
Fiona revealed today that her life story is being made into a film.
Graham Dwyer trial will not begin until Thursday
Members of the jury were warned yesterday that details will be difficult for the squeamish.
Has the Government "pared back" what was promised to Magdalene survivors?
A number of organisations have called on the government to implement all of the recommendations in the Quirke report.
370 new cars and vans are on their way to the gardaí
Hyundais, Fords and Fiats top the shopping list.
How many died in Magdalene laundries? Survivors at odds with Government on the figures
Justice for Magdalenes is preparing a critique on the McAleese report into the Magdalene laundries.
Calls for new child grooming law to ban online vigilante 'paedophile hunters'
A TD and child protection expert are calling for the legislation to ban vigilante ‘paedophile hunters’.
Here's where some of the money from dormant accounts will go in 2015
There’s roughly €3 million up for grabs.
Moment man exonerated after 27 years in prison will bring a tear to your eye
Kwame Ajamu was wrongly convicted of murder in 1975.
This charred bone fragment helped prove a missing student was killed
43 students were slaughtered by a police-backed gang, in a case that has shocked Mexico.
The number of female judges has hit a record high
Exactly one third of judges in the country are women.
"Justice should heal" - Voices of sexual crime victims and perpetrators should be heard
UCD research argues for the benefit of restorative justice.
Poll: Do you welcome the appointment of Nóirín O'Sullivan as Garda Commissioner?
There were mixed views on the news yesterday – how do you feel about it?
An Irish athlete is being awarded a European bronze medal almost 6 years after the race
Róisin McGettigan is being moved up to third in the 1500m indoor final from 2009.
Are prisoners being freed temporarily to relieve overcrowding?
Fianna Fáil believes that temporary release is being used to ease overcrowding in some prisons.
Here's how many prisoners were given temporary release since 2009 ... and never came back
Many are still deemed “unlawfully at large from custody”.
Rough justice: In prison in one of the poorest places on earth
As part of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund, Clare Herbert travels to visit Malawi’s prisons.