116. Deputy Finian McGrath asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of applications for re-instatement, following retirement on grounds of ill-health, with prior notice granted since 2004; the legislation, rules and procedures under which they were granted; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44562/15]


Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Frances Fitzgerald): I can inform the Deputy that, since 2004, there have been no reinstatements following retirement on the grounds of ill-health in my Department.