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An Garda Síochána Public Attitudes Survey 2021

The public’s perception of the seriousness of crime at a local level has decreased again this year, according to the 2021 Garda Public Attitudes Survey. The survey has also found…

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Events

Ireland’s First Ever National Hub Summit Launched

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has made a series of announcements in support of Remote Working as she launched the first ever National Hub Summit. The Summit…

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Clubs and Organisations

New Cherry Orchard Implementation Board

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee TD and Minister of State for Law Reform James Browne TD have announced the establishment of a new Cherry Orchard Implementation Board to implement and…

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Irish News

Landmark Policing, Security and Community Safety Bill Marks a New Departure for Policing in Ireland

The Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD, announced that she has secured Government approval to publish the landmark Policing, Security and Community Safety Bill to mark a new departure for…

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Irish News

Light Up Your Bike In Dublin Campaign

The four Dublin Local Authorities, An Garda Síochána, the Road Safety Authority, and the Dublin Cycling Campaign call on cyclists to ‘Light Up Your Bike’ during the darker commutes. Now that the clocks have…

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Irish News

Lock Up Light Up Campaign

An Garda Síochána continue to advise homeowners and residents to lock up and light up during longer darker winter evenings. Gardaí warn homeowners and residents to beware of ‘bogus callers’…

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New Domestic Violence Refuge in Wexford to Commence Construction

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, and Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee, have announced funding approval of over €6.4 million for a new Domestic Violence Refuge…

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Irish News

Government Launches Be Winter Ready Information Campaign 2022-2023

The government launched the ‘Be Winter-Ready’ 2022 -2023 Information Campaign. The campaign was jointly launched by Patrick O’Donovan, Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works, and Minister of…

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Events

Civic Reception Held at Cork City Hall to Mark An Garda Síochána Centenary

Cork City Council marked the Centenary Anniversary of An Garda Síochána service in Cork City with a civic reception held in Cork City Hall. The event was attended by Assistant Commissioner…

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Irish News

First Progress Report on Plan to Improve Wellbeing and Safety in Drogheda Launched

The Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has published the first twice yearly progress report on the government’s plan to improve community wellbeing and safety in Drogheda and its surrounding areas…

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€1.3 Billion Announced for New Forestry Supports

The Taoiseach, Micheál Martin, Minister of State with responsibility for Forestry, Senator Pippa Hackett, and Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, announced proposed new forestry supports €1.3 billion in Irish…

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Government to Establish Dedicated Planning and Environment Division of the High Court

Minister of State at the Department of Justice James Browne has welcomed the government decision to establish a dedicated Planning and Environment division of the High Court. Minister for Justice…

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Education

An Garda Síochána Launch Safe at College Campaign

An Garda Síochána has launched the Safe at College campaign to help keep students safe with advice to be provided on topics such as rental fraud, money mules, staying safe,…

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Irish News

New Bill to Tackle Hate Crime and Hate Speech Includes Clear Provision to Protect Freedom of Expression

The Minister for Justice Helen McEntee published the Incitement to Violence or Hatred and Hate Offences Bill 2022, after securing Cabinet approval for the new legislation to tackle hate crime…

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Minister McEntee to Reform Ireland’s Antiquated Licensing Laws

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has received Cabinet approval for her draft Bill to reform Ireland’s antiquated licensing laws. The present system is based on a patchwork of 100 laws…

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Irish News

Joint North-South Tour de France Bid to be Pursued

The island of Ireland intends to pursue a joint North-South bid to host the opening stages of a future Tour de France. Minister Catherine Martin T.D. and Minister Gordon Lyons MLA have submitted…

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North-South Co-Operation in Criminal Justice Matters

Ministers Helen McEntee and Naomi Long MLA met to discuss north-south cross border co-operation on criminal justice matters. The Ministers reviewed the excellent ongoing cooperation across a wide range of…

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Bill to Overhaul Garda Compensation Scheme Completes Passage Through Oireachtas

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee and Minister of State James Browne are pleased to announce that the Garda Síochána Compensation Scheme Bill 2021 has completed all stages in the Oireachtas….

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Irish News

New Louth GAA Stadium Project Reborn Thanks To Foreign Investment

The new Louth GAA stadium has been reborn after foreign investors pledged a huge sum of up to €14.8 million to the project. While the project appeared to be dead…

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Finance

Dates For Cost of Living Lump Sum Payments Announced

The Minister for Social Protection, Heather Humphreys, and the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Michael McGrath, have announced the payment dates for the €1.2 billion cost of living payments introduced as…

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Features

Your Rights If You Have Been Summonsed to Court

You have now been served with a Summons, meaning you have been summonsed to court. A Summons is a legal document and it means you have to attend a court…

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New Solar PV Grants for Businesses, Public Organisations and Community Groups

The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, has announced new Government grants of up to €2,400 for the installation of solar PV (photovoltaic) panels – for businesses,…

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Events

Awareness Campaign Urging Against Misuse of Fireworks for 2022 Launched

Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD, has launched an awareness raising campaign urging against the misuse of fireworks in collaboration with An Garda Síochána, the Irish Society for Prevention of…

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Public Awareness Campaign for European Cyber Security Month Launched

Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications, Ossian Smyth, Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee, and Assistant Garda Commissioner, Paul Cleary, have launched a joint public awareness campaign for…

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