Dáil Debates

Archive for the ‘Justice’ Category

Coroners Bill 2015

Dec
2015
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Dáil Debates, Health, Human Rights, Justice, Women's Rights

This week Clare introduced a private members bill to provide for automatic inquests in all cases of maternal deaths in our hospitals

Features, Justice, Prisoners

Mick Wallace, an independent, democratically elected public representative in Ireland’s first house of Parliament, has been arrested and will be brought to Limerick Prison. The reason for his arrest was his attempt, along with Clare Daly TD, to inspect US military planes at Shannon. As his actions were undertaken entirely in the pursuit of peace, Shannonwatch calls for his immediate release.
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Dáil Issues, Justice, Oral Questions

Minister Fitzgerald shamefully dodges her responsibility to Garda whistle blowers and indeed citizens of Ireland in relation to the continued use of Shannon airport by the US military…

To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality if she believes that the present arrangements for investigations into Garda Síochána whistleblowing allegations are sufficiently robust, given the present ongoing cases; and if she will make a statement on the matter.
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Human Rights, Justice

Sarah Clancy yesterday morning released a statement on Twitter concerning the dreadful behaviour of various State bodies, including the Minister for Justice, Gardaí and Prison Service, since the conviction last July of the man who abused her as a child and an adolescent. It’s reposted below.
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