There is no doubt that with his prompt resignation Alan Shatter has done the Government parties no small political favour. Today’s publication of the (...)

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald and Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Charlie Flanagan at the Aras where the new ministers received their seals of office today.

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said there is a “crisis of confidence” among the public in relation to An Garda Síochana that has to be(...)

Brian Purcell, secretary general of the Department of Justice and former head of the Irish Prisons Service. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Report by the Secretary General of the Department of Justice and Equality (...)

Former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

CONFIDENTIALSecretary GeneralDepartment of Justice and Equality94 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2 (...)

At its meeting today, the Government considered a new and very serious issue relating to An Garda Síochána. The implications of this mat(...)

Enda Kenny: said Sean Guerin would be asked to report back to him before the Easter recess

The barrister who has been asked by the Government to assess the dossier of allegations compiled by Garda whi(...)

Survivors of Magdalene Laundries on their way into the Dáil last year. One year later, protesters say redress, recommended by the Quirke report and backed by the Department of Justice and Equality, has not been forthcoming for many survivors. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Wreaths have been laid at the gates of Leinster House and on the graves of undocumented Magdalene women by protesters marking the anniversary o(...)

 Minister for Education  Ruairí Quinn has promised “a fair and reasonable outcome” for those involved in school child abuse cases. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn has promised “a fair and reasonable outcome” for those involved in school child abuse cases.At the weekly cabinet (...)

The regulation of surrogacy has come under scrutiny in recent months, as the courts have considered this highly emotive and, sometimes, extremely tech(...)

State Pathologist Prof Marie Cassidy: “I can make no comment. I know as much as you do about this.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The former deputy State pathologist Dr Khalid Jaber who unexpectedly resigned from his post has given strong indications to the office of the (...)

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