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Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee e previously gave a statement on her handling of the Woulfe controversy, defending it and saying she followed a “clear process” when recommending the former attorney general for a position on the Supreme Court.Photograph:Gareth Chaney/Collins

Opposition parties have temporarily withdrawn from the Dáil business committee amid a deepening row over Minister for Justice Helen McEntee’s refusal (...)

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(...)

Justice Minister Helen McEntee wrote to the Dáil’s business committee on Thursday, committing to address the other issues during time set aside for oral parliamentary questions. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee came under sustained criticism on Friday over her plan to face questions on the Seamus Woulfe affair, which the opp(...)

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee said she intends to bring legislation to Cabinet to  make it illegal to share “intimate images” without   consent.  File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Cabinet is expected to sign off on legislation next week to outlaw so-called “revenge porn” following the alleged sharing of thousands of images of Ir(...)

Mia Greally (1) with motherJodi Carroll-Greally enjoying the turning on of Christmas lights in Dublin on Tuesday night. Photograph Nick Bradshaw / The Irish Times

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said the Government will make a decision on exiting lockdown next week, and that there will be a Dáil debate on the issue(...)

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

A number of Government TDs have indicated that Minister for Justice Helen McEntee should answer questions in the Dáil on the appointment of former att(...)

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(...)

Letters in which Chief Justice Frank Clarke asked Supreme Court judge Séamus Woulfe to resign were released last week. File photograph: Laura Hutton

The Government will not ask the judiciary for additional correspondence which passed between the Chief Justice Frank Clarke and Supreme Court judge Sé(...)

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee considered expressions of interest from serving judges in Supreme Court vacancy before recommending Séamus Woulfe to Cabinet on July 15th. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said he was not told that a number of serving judges had expressed an interest in the vacant seat on the Supreme Court th(...)

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee: a spokesman said she is ‘committed to finding suitable means to progress any necessary legislative changes as expeditiously as possible in order to respond to concerns that have been raised’.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has signalled her intention to pursue changes to legislation following a court ruling that bans the naming of a dec(...)

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