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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14/11/2013
Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter, TD, announces addition of Thailand to Visa Waiver Programme. Tourist and other short-stay visitor numbers likely to rise.
13/11/2013
Minister Shatter announces that processing of applications for Subsidiary Protection cases to recommence immediately
08/11/2013
Statement by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Mr. Alan Shatter, T.D, on the cases of the removal of two Roma children
07/11/2013
Government agreed details of implementation of Quirke Scheme for women in Magdalen laundries
05/11/2013
Referendum on same-sex marriage to take place in first half of 2015
05/11/2013
Statement by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence on the Fr Molloy case
31/10/2013
Minister Shatter welcomes publication of Commercial Leases Database
31/10/2013
305 new Garda vehicles to be delivered before year end 2013
25/10/2013
Shatter appointing Ombudsman for Children to conduct an inquiry under section 42 of the Criminal Justice Act 2007
25/10/2013
REMINDER - CLOCKS GO BACK WEEKEND OF 26/27 OCTOBER 2013