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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26/09/2013
Minister Shatter welcomes publication by the Council of Europe Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) of the Report concerning the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings by Ireland
24/09/2013
Publication by Central Statistics Office of Recorded Crime Statistics, Quarter 2 2013
12/09/2013
Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence announces changes to Civil Legal Aid
12/09/2013
Minister Shatter Publishes Reports of Loughan House, Mountjoy, Portlaoise, St. Patrick’s Institution, the Training Unit and Wheatfield Prison Visiting Committees
11/09/2013
Minister Shatter publishes legislation to establish long-awaited DNA database
10/09/2013
Establishment of a Personal Insolvency Practitioners Complaints Panel
30/08/2013
Statement by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter, TD, on the arrest in Brazil of Mr. Michael Lynn
15/08/2013
Statement on the Death of Mr Justice Kevin Feeney
09/08/2013
Statement by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter TD, in relation to the IRA admission of the killing of Brian Stack
31/07/2013
Minister Shatter announces reduction in fees payable by smaller contractors to the Private Security Authority