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Senator Mark Daly Senator Mark Daly sparked a row in Seanad Éireann as he called for gender quotas among judges in order to tackle their "unfair bias" towards survivors of sexual assault.

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Garda commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan An Garda Síochána targeted over 600 organised crime gangs, investigated over 9,000 missing persons cases, and issued over 200,000 penalty-point notices in 2014, according to a new report.

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The Irish Prison Service (IPS) has expressed concerns about the use of children by gangs who are smuggling drugs and contraband into prison. The agency has launched a new confidential phone line following reports that criminal gangs are inserting drugs into children in order to smuggle them through

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A woman who was trafficked into Ireland and forced into sex work at the age of 14 has brought a High Court challenge to win backdated child benefit for her daughter. She says that her daughter, who was born in Ireland and has since been recognised as a refugee, was a refugee from birth and the child

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A woman who was trafficked into Ireland and forced into sex work at the age of 14 has brought a High Court challenge to win backdated child benefit for her daughter. She says that her daughter, who was born in Ireland and has since been recognised as a refugee, was a refugee from birth and the child

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Two legal challenges to the outcome of Ireland's marriage equality referendum will be heard by the Court of Appeal at the end of July. Both cases were dismissed by High Court President Nicholas Kearns earlier this month, but an appeal hearing has been set for 30 July, two weeks after the Dáil rises

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Emily Logan The Good Friday Agreement will be damaged if the UK government scraps its Human Rights Act and withdraws from the European Convention of Human Rights, an Oireachtas committee heard today.

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The High Court in Belfast has ruled that Irish flag carrier Aer Lingus did not breach its contract when it pulled out of Belfast International Airport (BIA) in 2012. The airline was accused of breaching a ten-year contract signed in 2007 when it shifted its services to George Best Belfast City Airpo

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