To view speeches made by our Ministers, please choose a theme from those listed below.
Speeches relating to the work of the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) may be located on its website at www.inis.gov.ie.
In this section, find out about:
- Crime & Law Enforcement
- Garda & Policing
- Prisons & Probation
- Legislation, Law Reform & EU
- Youth Justice, Children & Family
- Courts Policy/Legal Services
- Other Regulatory Functions
- Annual reports
- Speech by Minister of State Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD, on behalf of the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD, Private Members' Garda Síochána (Amendment) Bill 2014, Dáil Éireann, Second Stage, 3 October 2014
2004 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014
- 14/12/2009 Speech by Dermot Ahern T.D. Minister for Justice Equality and Law Reform at the launch of the Law Reform Commission Report on 'Defences in the Criminal Law' 14 December 2009
- 01/12/2009 Statement by Minister for Justice Dermot Ahern T.D. on the Report of the Commission of Investigation into the Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin
- 26/11/2009 Remarks by Mr. Dermot Ahern T.D. Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform on the publication of the report of the Commission of Investigation established to investigate the handling of allegations of child sex abuse against clergy operating under the aegis of the Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin
- 23/11/2009 Address by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform Mr Dermot Ahern TD
- 20/11/2009 Address by Mr. Dermot Ahern T.D., Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform
- 18/11/2009 Law Reform Commission's Annual Conference 2009 'Reforming the Law on Personal Debt'
- 15/09/2009 Speech by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform Mr Dermot Ahern TD on the occasion of the opening of the New 100 Space Accommodation Block at Castlerea Prison Co. Roscommon Tuesday 15 September 2009
- 03/07/2009 Dáil Éireann Criminal Justice (Amendment) Bill 2009 Second Stage Speech – 3 July 2009 Mr Dermot Ahern, T.D., Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform
- 21/05/2009 Property Services (Regulation) Bill 2009 Second Stage – Seanad Eireann – 21 May 2009 Speech by Mr Dermot Ahern, T.D. Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform