Helen Mcentee

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 Sean Fleming: he said there was “still much work to do”, particularly on the cost and availability of insurance for small businesses, and voluntary and community groups

The legal costs in personal injuries claims that are taken to court are nearly 20 times higher than those created when cases are dealt with by the Per(...)

As a result of the pandemic, trick-or-treating has gone the way of many time-honoured activities which mark the seasons of the year. Photograph: iStock

When asked three weeks ago if trick-or-treating was feasible, chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan said it couldn’t be “a normal Halloween”. “We can(...)

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee at the publicatoin of an implementation plan on reforms to the criminal justice system as it affects  victims and vulnerable witnesses in sexual violence cases. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Victims occupy an ambiguous place in the criminal justice system; at best they are peripheral, at worst invisible. An adversarial structure that pits (...)

 Minister for Justice Helen McEntee  launches the Supporting A Victim’s Journey strategy. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Rape victims will be treated with “dignity, respect and support” while perpetrators will be reported, charged and punished, Minister for Justice Helen(...)

Rape victims subjected to questioning about their past sexual history will be legally represented at trial, under sweeping reforms to be unveiled. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Rape victims subjected to questioning about their past sexual history will be legally represented at trial, under sweeping reforms to be unveiled on W(...)

Minister for Justice  Helen McEntee:  ‘Significant funding has been allocated in Budget 2021 to try to move away from a paper-based system to an online one.’ Photograph The Irish Times

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has pledged to implement faster processing of applications from undocumented migrants that have been delayed for ye(...)

It is understood there will now be penal provisions attached to travelling outside a 5km radius except in certain circumstances. Photograph: Collins

Gardaí will be given new powers to fine people who hold house parties or breach travel restrictions under new measures agreed by the Cabinet on Tuesda(...)

From arts and media to politics and law, it’s the graduates of all-girls Catholic schools who are blazing a trail for independent women. Photograph: Marvin Recinos/ AFP/ Getty

The convent school prefect is having a moment. From arts and media to politics and law, it’s the graduates of all-girls Catholic schools who are blazi(...)

Former chief justice Susan Denham reported on the conduct of Supreme Court judge Séamus Woulfe in the absence of the Judicial Council’s  powers. Photograph: RollingNews.ie

Long-awaited procedures to deal with the behaviour and ethics of judges may not become operational for another nine months, according to the Departmen(...)

A garda at a checkpoint. By the end of 2021 the Garda force  is set to expand to 15,000 sworn members. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The prospect of another recruitment moratorium in the Garda, which had been feared by many in the force, has dissipated after funding was confirmed in(...)

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