Statement on behalf of the Tánaiste following today’s Government meeting

4 April 2017  The Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD, has received Government approval to begin the process to establish a Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland.   Government…

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Tánaiste Congratulates Professor Siobhan Mullally on Election as President of GRETA

Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald, T.D., has congratulated Professor Siobhan Mullally on her election as President of the European body dealing with action against trafficking in human beings.   Professor Mullally,…

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Ireland’s Customer Insurance Dealings Expense is a ‘Win-Win Offer’

Leading City of London insurance policy attorney creates that, based on the UK experience, current legislation introduced by Pearse Doherty TD sustaining customers’ civil liberties in the location of insurance coverage asserts payments is ultimately…

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Minister McGrath re-iterates his commitment to Ireland ratifying the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

30 March 2017  The Minister of State for Disabilities Finian McGrath T.D., has re-iterated his commitment to Ireland ratifying the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. “I am aware of the…

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Brexit: It’s do or die time for the UK Insurance policy market … and also Ireland awaits

Despite current reports that Ireland may not get the big ‘Brexit reward’ it could have imagined from UK financial institutions and monetary solutions firms moving operations here, one London City legal representative suggests that Ireland…

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Minister Stanton attends EU Justice and Home Affairs Council to discuss migration, security and counter-terrorism

· Migration discussions focussed on both the internal and external aspects of addressing migration  · EU Ministers observed a minute’s silence in sympathy and solidarity with the UK over last week’s Westminster attack, and expressed…

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New laws on Sexual Offences take effect from today – Fitzgerald

27 March 2017  The Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald today signed an Order commencing certain provisions of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 with effect from today.   The Tánaiste…

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Statement by the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD

24 March 2017  The scale of the issues which were the substance of a press conference from An Garda Síochána yesterday is very concerning.   In relation to the fixed charge notices An Garda Síochána…

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Tánaiste announces review of system of civil justice

The Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD today announced that a Group, to be chaired by the President of the High Court Mr Justice Peter Kelly, would be set up to…

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Minister of State, David Stanton, T.D., announces review of the controls governing Realistic Imitation Firearms

20th March 2017   David Stanton, T.D., Minister of State with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration & Integration today announced the commencement of a public consultation exercise concerning controls governing realistic imitation firearms.   Announcing…

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