Press releases relating to issues under the remit of the Department are listed chronologically below. For ease of reference, they are also sorted by theme as follows:

Courts Policy/Legal Services
Crime & Law Enforcement
Equality/Disability
Financial Shared Services
Garda & Policing
Immigration/Asylum
Legislation, Law Reform & EU
Northern Ireland
Other regulatory functions
Prisons & Probation
Youth Justice, Children & Family

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19/02/2019
Nomination of an Irish member to the Council of Europe Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT)
18/02/2019
Minister Flanagan welcomes election of Chief International Protection Officer, David Costello, as Chair of the Management Board of the European Asylum Support Office
12/02/2019
Ministers Flanagan and Stanton express grave concern at reports of fire at Shannon Key West Hotel in Rooskey
08/02/2019
Minister Flanagan joins Justice & Home Affairs Ministers in Bucharest for two days of discussions on counter-terrorism; asylum & migration; electronic evidence; and police & judicial cooperation
07/02/2019
Minister Flanagan welcomes third progress report of the Effectiveness and Renewal Group for the Department of Justice and Equality
05/02/2019
Minister Flanagan appoints Judge Gerard Haughton to conduct a scoping exercise in relation to circumstances leading to the death of Shane O’Farrell
31/01/2019
Minister Flanagan announces Mid-term Review of the Second National Strategy on Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence 2016-2021
29/01/2019
Minister Flanagan announces Government approval for a referendum on divorce
29/01/2019
Minister Flanagan makes new appointments to the Policing Authority
28/01/2019
Ministers Flanagan and Doherty publish results of Abhaile - and encourage remaining borrowers in home mortgage arrears to avail of its services