Claire Loftus

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THE POLITICIANS ENDA KENNY Taoiseach Kenny holds the most powerful political position in the land. He is chief of the Cabinet, has the f(...)

Director of Public Prosecutions Claire Loftus: said she was pleased a memorandum of understanding had been agreed between her office and the HSE on disclosure.

The Director of Public Prosecutions has said some crime victim support groups have failed to engage with her office on arrangements for furnishing of (...)

The Director of Public Prosecutions Claire Loftus who said the new Court of Criminal Appeal would create additional court sittings which would result in the expenditure of her office  increasing.

The Director of Public Prosecutions has said some crime victim support groups have failed to engage with her office on deals for consistent furnishing(...)

The need for steps to prevent the banking inquiry from compromising three criminal trials came to the fore of the Government’s deliberations after an (...)

Mary Harney: said in an interview that Charles Haughey should be convicted of obstructing tribunal. Photograph:   Frank Miller

The likely ringfencing of the Anglo Irish Bank imbroglio from the rest of the banking inquiry comes amid concerns about avoiding jeopardising the tria(...)

Claire Loftus, Director of Public Prosecutions who said today journalists have a ‘high degree of responsibility’ in ensuring that prejudicial coverage does not lead to the collapse of criminal trials.

The Director of Public Prosecutions has warned the media of the risks of pre-trial publicity interfering with the right of an accused person to a fair(...)

Ian Bailey at the High Court yesterday. He has always protested his innocence and denied any involvement in the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Collins Courts

A High Court judge said there were “very disturbing” and “unusual matters” relating to the Garda investigation into the murder of Ms Sophie Tos(...)

File image of Ian Bailey. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh / The Irish Times

A High Court judge has said “very disturbing” and “unusual” matters related to the Garda investigation into the murder of French film-maker Sop(...)

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has intervened in an unprecedented row between the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) and Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan.

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has intervened in an unprecedented row between the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commissio(...)

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