119. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Justice and Equality her views on a report regarding a presidential pardon for a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [4261/15]


Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Frances Fitzgerald): I can clarify for the Deputy that my Department is not carrying out an examination of the case in question, nor am I considering a recommendation along the lines referred to. My Department has received correspondence recently regarding access to records in relation to the case and a response will issue shortly in this regard.