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
Financial Shared Services
Garda & Policing
Legislation, Law Reform & EU
Northern Ireland
Other regulatory functions
Prisons & Probation
Youth Justice, Children & Family

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Statement by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan T.D., regarding the publication of the report by An Garda Síochána into the fatal shooting of Garda Tony Golden at Omeath, Co. Louth on 11 October 2015
Minister Flanagan announces that the Government has agreed to advise the President that he exercise his Constitutional right of pardon to grant a posthumous pardon to Mr. Myles Joyce who was convicted in relation to murders in Maamtrasna in 1882
Statement by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD on the Independent Review by Counsel of the requests for documents to the Department of Justice and Equality from the Disclosures Tribunal
Minster of State Stanton opens “Promoting Political Engagement of Migrants 2018”
REMINDER: Clocks go forward weekend of 24/25 March 2018
Ministers Flanagan and Stanton welcome final arrivals from Greece under EU relocation programme
Funding announced to support migrant integration in local communities
Minister Flanagan welcomes 206 new members to An Garda Síochána - the first of four groups to “pass out” of the Garda College this year
Judge Matthew Deery confirms continued substantial compliance with Fixed Charge Processing System policy and procedures
Statement from the Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan, T.D., re operation in Co. Louth