Speeches made by our Ministers are listed chronologically below.

For ease of reference, they are also sorted by theme as follows:

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


Opening Statement by Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality, David Stanton, TD in Geneva
Unveiling of monument in memory of Detective Garda John Morley and Garda Henry Byrne
Opening remarks by Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality David Stanton TD - Discussion of Ireland’s Second State Report under the UN Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhumane, Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT) with the UN Expert Committee
Address by the Minister for Justice and Equality Charlie Flanagan T.D. at the Presentation of the Courts Service Annual Report 2016
Speech by Mr. Charles Flanagan, T.D., Minister for Justice and Equality on the Independent Reporting Commission Bill 2017
Private Members' Business: International Protection (Family Reunification) (Amendment) Bill 2017 - Seanad Second Stage
Speech by Minister Finian McGrath launching the National Disability Inclusion Strategy
Second Stage Speech by Minister of State for Justice and Equality, Mr. David Stanton, T.D. Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Bill 2016 – Seanad Éireann
Speech by Minister Flanagan on the Mortgage Arrears Resolution (Family Home) Bill 2017
Topical Issues Debate - Update on the development of the garda regional headquarters in Sligo