It appears Minister for Justice Helen McEntee circulated only one name for the Supreme Court post – Séamus Woulfe.

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee will face Dáil questions on Thursday over the appointment of Supreme Court justice Séamus Woulfe following the Gove(...)

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee: under pressure to commit to a full question and answer session in the Dáil on her role in the appointment of Mr Justice Woulfe to the Supreme Court.   Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee will face Dáil questions on Thursday over the appointment of Supreme Court justice, Séamus Woulfe, following the Go(...)

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee said the legislation should become law by the end of the year. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Cabinet has approved plans to make the non-consensual sharing of intimate images a criminal offence, punishable by up to seven years in prison. T(...)

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has defended the appointment of Séamus Woulfe to the Supreme Court, saying she adhered to “a very clear process” be(...)

Solidarity-People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny, whose Dying with Dignity Bill faces  faces significant resistance from members of the medical profession.  ‘It is not going to be straightforward and it is difficult to know where it will go.’ Photograph: Sam Boal/

People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny has warned that progression of his Dying with Dignity Bill will not be straightforward and a referendum may still b(...)

 Minister for Justice Helen McEntee informed the Justice Committee of the change to the personal injuries guidelines in a letter sent on Wednesday. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

New rules to set out the level of damages the courts can award for personal injuries will be introduced three months earlier than planned, according t(...)

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee said that it was “very concerning” that there was “still a way to go” to reach a deal between the EU and UK. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Government may need to negotiate a “fallback” bilateral agreement with the United Kingdom on data sharing to protect cross-Border policing post-Br(...)

Green TD Neasa Hourigan will chair the Committee on Budgetary Oversight, despite losing her speaking rights after voting against the Government in the last Dáil session. Photograph:Gareth Chaney/Collins

James Lawless, the Kildare North Fianna Fáil TD who was passed over for promotion to a junior ministry this week, has been named chair of the Oireacht(...)

‘This year we’re doing the whole, like, Wild Atlantic Way thing?’ Illustration: Alan Clarke

“Oh my God,” Sorcha goes - this is while we’re sitting in the airport deportures lounge, “what if someone, like, recognises me?” I’m there, “Sorcha, (...)

The ICCL  found that most victims of online abuse are women, and that perpetrators were most commonly partners, prospective partners or ex-partners who were “attempting to exert control”. Photograph: iStock

The Government should amend legislation to outlaw the creating and sharing of private sexual images without consent, a civil liberties group has said.(...)

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