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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17/09/2020
Maximum sentence for conspiracy to murder to increase to life imprisonment under plans from Minister for Justice Helen McEntee
15/09/2020
Minister McEntee welcomes the development and publication of the Inspection Framework for Prisons in Ireland
11/09/2020
Joint Statement from the Department of Justice and Equality and the HSE on COVID-19 Testing in Direct Provision Centres
10/09/2020
Publication of Forensic Science Ireland Annual Report for 2019
08/09/2020
Oonagh McPhillips appointed Secretary General of the Department of Justice and Equality
05/09/2020
Minister McEntee commends the dedication and professionalism of frontline services, as she marks National Services Day 2020
04/09/2020
Minister McEntee launches online application process for short term workers seeking permission to work in the State
28/08/2020
Minister McEntee announces publication of the Criminal Justice (Enforcement Powers)(Covid-19) Bill 2020
21/08/2020
Minister McEntee To Assess Impact of Criminal Activity in Drogheda
21/08/2020
Minister McEntee launches National Integration Fund 2020 to promote integration of migrants into Irish society