Press releases relating to issues under the remit of the Department are listed below. For ease of reference, they are also sorted by theme.
You can find press releases relating to the work of the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) on the Press Releases page of the INIS website.
In this section, find out about:
- Crime & Law Enforcement
- Garda & Policing
- Prisons & Probation
- Northern Ireland
- Legislation, Law Reform & EU
- Youth Justice, Children & Family
- Courts Policy/Legal Services
- Financial Shared Services
- Other Regulatory Functions
- Ministers Fitzgerald and O Ríordáin announce composition of Working Group to examine improvements to the Protection process and the Direct Provision system
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- 29/06/2012 Publication by Central Statistics Office of Latest Recorded Crime Statistics; Minister Welcomes Continued Reduction in Most Types of Crime
- 26/06/2012 Shatter publishes European Arrest Warrant Annual Report 2011
- 26/06/2012 Minister Shatter congratulates Garda Síochána and Revenue Customs Service on drugs seizures
- 22/06/2012 Shatter Announces Publication of Discussion Document on the Future Direction of Legislation on Prostitution
- 21/06/2012 Minister Congratulates Department of Justice and Equality and the Department of Defence on success at Taoiseach’s Public Service Excellence Awards.
- 20/06/2012 Publication of Heads of Criminal Justice (Corruption) Bill 2012
- 20/06/2012 The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence publishes the Sixth Annual Report of the Commission for the Support of Victims of Crime for 2011
- 19/06/2012 Minister Shatter publishes Cash for Gold report and invites views
- 18/06/2012 Minister Shatter Announces Three Senior Prison Service Appointments
- 11/06/2012 Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Mr. Alan Shatter T.D., announces plan for the replacement of outdated prison accommodation at Limerick prison