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No-deal Brexit would have serious consequences for victims and witnesses of crime

A no-deal Brexit would disrupt cross-border police co-operation on the island of Ireland, with serious consequences for victims and witnesses of crime, researchers have warned.

Published 22 August 2019

MKB Law appoints three trainee solicitors

Belfast firm MKB Law has announced the appointment of Ruari Maguire, Mollie Thompson and Aoife Hegarty as trainee solicitors.

Published 22 August 2019

Landmark restructuring of An Garda Síochána will 'reduce bureaucracy'

The landmark restructuring of An Garda Síochána announced today will "reduce bureaucracy" and lead to a "more agile and responsive police service", Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has said.

Published 22 August 2019

Government criticised for pushing ahead with PSC scheme a year after interim DPC report

Civil liberties campaigners have criticised the Government for pushing ahead with the roll-out of the Public Services Card (PSC) despite receiving a critical interim report from the Data Protection Commission (DPC) over a year ago.

Published 22 August 2019

Irish businesses exposed to Brexit are putting themselves at risk over foreign currency

Several Irish companies which deal in foreign currency are putting themselves at financial risk due to a lack of appropriate hedging in their organisations, according to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Ireland.

Published 22 August 2019

Pro-life campaigners lose appeal against protest ban outside abortion clinic

Members of a Christian pro-life campaign group have had a legal challenge against a local authority’s decision to impose a “safe zone” banning protests around an abortion clinic dismissed.

Published 22 August 2019

Lesbian Lawyers Network to host Dublin talk on artist Sarah Purser

The life and work of artist Sarah Purser, one of Ireland's first professional women artists, is set to be explored in a talk hosted by the Lesbian Lawyers Network (LLN).

Published 22 August 2019

Inspection report finds Tusla failing to notify gardaí of suspected child abuse

Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, is failing to report suspected child abuse cases in south Dublin to gardaí in a timely manner, according to a new inspection report.

Published 22 August 2019

Asylum seeker was rejected because he didn't have 'gay demeanour'

A man seeking asylum in the UK from a country where homosexuality is illegal was rejected by an immigration judge because he did not have a gay "demeanour", a barrister has said.

Published 22 August 2019

And finally... nuts

Police have arrested a man who allegedly performed a botched castration on a willing subject who he met on the internet.

Published 22 August 2019

Alleged perjury during in camera hearings can be prosecuted

Allegations of perjury during in camera hearings can be investigated by gardaí and prosecuted by them, the High Court has confirmed in a declaration with particular significance for family law and child care proceedings.

Published 21 August 2019

Property website daft.ie ordered to remove discriminatory rental adverts

Property website daft.ie has been ordered to remove discriminatory adverts after they were found to breach the Equal Status Acts.

Published 21 August 2019

Mason Hayes & Curran launches guide to artificial intelligence

Mason Hayes & Curran has launched a guide to artificial intelligence, examining the use of AI technology in healthcare and fintech as well as everyday life.

Published 21 August 2019

UK officials to withdraw from EU meetings from September 2019

UK officials will withdraw from most EU meetings, including important meetings on European law and policy, with effect from 1 September 2019.

Published 21 August 2019

#InPictures: Ronan Daly Jermyn join Dublin City Triathlon

Staff at Ronan Daly Jermyn were among nearly a thousand people taking part in the recent Dublin City Triathlon (DCT).

Published 21 August 2019