Press releases relating to issues under the remit of the Department are listed chronologically below. For ease of reference, they are also sorted by theme as follows:

Courts Policy/Legal Services
Crime & Law Enforcement
Equality/Disability
Financial Shared Services
Garda & Policing
Immigration/Asylum
Legislation, Law Reform & EU
Northern Ireland
Other regulatory functions
Prisons & Probation
Youth Justice, Children & Family

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04/12/2013
Statement by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter TD, on the publication of the final report of the Smithwick Tribunal of Inquiry
03/12/2013
Minister Shatter publishes the Inspector of Prisons Interim Report on the Dóchas Centre
03/12/2013
Minister Shatter announces the commencement of reformed bankruptcy laws
27/11/2013
Minister Shatter and Garda Commissioner Callinan to join with family and friends of missing persons on Ireland’s inaugural Missing Persons Day
25/11/2013
Shatter condemns hate mail sent to Muslim Community
21/11/2013
Shatter addresses European Conference on the Rule of Law
20/11/2013
Ministers Shatter and Ford attend first all-Ireland restorative justice conference
19/11/2013
Minister Shatter announces payment of €250,000 to the Irish Women Survivors Support Network
18/11/2013
Minister Shatter welcomes the publication of the Probation Service Restorative Justice Strategy, “Repairing the Harm: A Victim Sensitive Response to Offending” Monday 18 November, 2013
15/11/2013
Criminal Justice Agencies discuss public protection at cross-border seminar in Hillsborough Castle