The funding in question was provided by Cosc, an agency under the remit of the Department of Justice.

An audit by the Department of Justice into claims of an alleged misuse of grant funding by a non-Government body has ordered that more than €82,000 be(...)

The Ombudsman found younger women who were living in the same buildings or convent as older women registered as being in the laundries, had been refused access to the scheme. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

A number of women who were former workers in Magdalene Laundries were treated in a “manifestly unfair” way by the Department of Justice in the subsequ(...)

The public is entitled to know the names of judges who are reprimanded for misconduct under proposed legislation, Opposition parties have said. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The public is entitled to know the names of judges who are reprimanded for misconduct under proposed legislation, Opposition parties have said. Fiann(...)

In 17 District Courts, no licences were recorded at all. File photograph: The Irish Times

New legislation requiring judges to request the licences from drivers convicted of road traffic offences is not working, data supplied by the Departme(...)

Migrants in search of asylum. A person can be granted “permission to remain” in the Republic for several reasons, such as on humanitarian grounds. File photograph: Reuters

The number of deportation letters issued by the Department of Justice looks likely to rise dramatically this year. Meanwhile, “permission to remain” (...)

At the core of both disclosures is the assertion that senior gardaí orchestrated what is described as a sustained campaign aimed at destroying the character and reputation of Sgt Maurice McCabe. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The retired judge examining two recent protected disclosures made to the Department of Justice by two serving members of the Garda Síochána has reque(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald asked her department to write and ask the Bar Council to confirm it followed its internal procedures correctly. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Department of Justice said the process used by the Bar Council to nominate representatives to the board of the Legal Services Regulatory Authorit(...)

More than 20,000 people were in court for drink driving between January 2013 and May 2015. Photograph: John Giles/PA

Only 40 per cent of drink driving cases listed before the country’s District Courts since January 2013 resulted in convictions, new figures show. And(...)

The Department of Justice annual report shows 2,147 migrants were refused access to the Republic before being returned to their states of origin. A further 111 “failed asylum seekers” and illegal immigrants were deported. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

More than 2,300 people were deported from Ireland in 2014 and there was a 53 per cent increase in asylum applications to the State during the year, a(...)

Requests made by the State to other countries seeking legal assistance in criminal cases involving offences against children have increased dramatica(...)

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