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Foreign Affairs, International, Justice and Defence

Shannonwatch have posted a review of military traffie passing through Shannon in 2015 over on their website –  the brilliant monitoring work that they do ensures that the Irish public is kept informed about what’s going on there; the Irish Government don’t like to tell us without a lot of prodding.

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Dáil Debates, Justice and Defence, National

Justice Questions


Dáil Debates, Justice, Justice and Defence, Oral Questions

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Features, Human Rights, Justice, Justice and Defence

Last month’s Supreme Court judgment doing away with the so-called ‘exclusionary rule’ around evidence collection should make anybody concerned about justice in this country very, very worried. The judgment opens the door to all kinds of abuses, and expands the powers of An Garda Síochána in a range of ways, while removing them from oversight; something that should worry all of us, given all we’ve learned about that organisation over the past few years.
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