People arriving at the the Convention Centre Dublin  for the citizenship ceremonies for Ireland’s newest citizens. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Proposed legislation to speed up asylum process will only apply to new applicants

The Courts Service, which is responsible for managing the courts, said in June the proposals would result in improved services in courtrooms that were equipped with facilities and support services that could not be provided in suburban courthouses.

Proposals could have resulted in increased costs across the justice sector

Minister for the Arts Heather Humphries at the leaping Salmon at the ESB Museum. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

More than 1,400 free events take place all over the country

The social worker said the young teenager had been in the voluntary care of the Child and Family Agency since last month. Photograph: Getty Images/Comstock Images

Mother left jurisdiction, not notified of order

Dublin District Family Court: Judge Sinéad Ní Chulacháin made an order for the involuntary detention of a 17-year-old boy at an adult unit, in light of no more suitable place being available for him.

Youth to be held in adult mental health unit, court hears

More than one-third of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council’s   5,000 tenants are in arrears, while the majority are more than 12 weeks behind.

More than third of tenants in arrears

At the Family Court couples applied for  safety orders against each other. Photograph: Getty Images

Thirty-seven cases at Dublin District Family Court had domestic violence element

In 2012, 40 requests related to child pornography, 17 to child sexual assault or rape

The judge asked for a psychologist’s report to help address custody and access. Photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland.

Judge tells couple to say ‘kind things about each other’ to their children

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