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# Simon Harris

Last year
2023
Shooting of George Nkencho: GSOC probe completed ahead of decision on sending report to DPP
The 27-year-old died outside his Dublin home in December 2020 after being shot multiple times by members of a Garda Armed Support Unit.
GSOC's role is to act as an independent agency to investigate when someone suffers a serious injury or dies when interacting with gardaí.
There has been repeated criticisms of the delay in the investigation.
Simon Harris: 'Direct link between snorting a line and murder, assault, criminality and misery'
Govt plans to prevent cross-examination of victims by abusers in coercive control cases
Harris says decision-making process for those seeking asylum will be accelerated
Simon Harris suggests he received note on nursing home strategy but claims cases were 'historical'
Legislation that would allow gardaí to wear body cameras set to be tabled today
Grooming children into a life of crime to carry penalty of five years in prison under new law
‘We’re turning a big ship’: What has changed in Irish society since Ashling Murphy’s death?
Gathering at Ballymun migrant shelter ‘was intimidation, not a protest’, Harris says
Justice Minister to meet with gardaí to discuss ban on community use of Templemore college pool
'Here is some s**t for you': Man refuses to apologise for incident where bag was 'thrown' at Govt TDs
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Third level 'needs full attention' of Harris while he takes Justice brief, say lecturers
Justice portfolio will be my priority in the coming months, says Harris
Government to part-fund 700 student beds to be let at reduced rates under new plans
National review of State supports, including financial, for PhD researchers to begin next month
Student grant holders to receive additional maintenance payment in mid-December
Harris: CervicalCheck chief’s comments ‘inappropriate, unfortunate, insensitive’
'Significant intervention is needed': Coalition leaders to meet to discuss rising energy costs
Additional €2 million in financial supports for underrepresented and disadvantaged students
Extra 1,056 college places will be available in September, Harris says
Colleges to get €3 million euro a year to support students with autism
Communication of plans for special needs education ‘less than ideal’, Harris says
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Hundreds protest over NMH as Harris says it's wrong to suggest Catholic influence at hospital
Harris says bullies have 'no right' to be in FG, calls on councillor with bullying claims to make complaint
No date yet for promised cut to student contribution fee, Harris says
Simon Harris plans to 'overhaul' student grant system
Minister 'disappointed' by BOI decision to end graduate medical student loan
One-stop hub to open next week for Ukrainians who want to continue studying, Harris says
Harris announces €450k funding to assist Traveller and Roma students in higher education
Minister says Irish third-level students fleeing Ukraine can continue their studies in Ireland
Simon Harris has tested positive for Covid-19
NPHET recommend end to mandatory mask-wearing in education, public transport and school settings
Health Minister insists State won't reimburse cost of drug to treat severe pregnancy sickness
Cocaine now the second-most common drug used by third-level students, new report shows
Several Irish universities commit to introducing domestic abuse leave policy for staff in 2022
NPHET to brief coalition party leaders this evening
Harris says next election result is not inevitable as poll shows SF 15 points clear of FF, FG
Chief Scientific Adviser's dual role to be 'decoupled' following concerns over independence
Campaign to raise awareness around spiking to be launched, says minister