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Dr Stephen Brittain Dr Stephen Brittain, a law lecturer at the University of Limerick has sprung to the defence of Ireland’s judiciary against the recent comments of independent TD Shane Ross with a stinging rebuttal.

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The State is looking to appeal a judgment which found that the word “unborn” in the Constitution refers to an unborn “child” with rights in addition to that of life, the Irish Independent reports. While the finding was made in an immigration case, it is thought the State has been advised it

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A dedicated insurance fraud unit funded by insurers could be established following discussions between them and An Garda Siochana, the Sunday Independent reports. The Garda’s economic crime unit and industry body, Insurance Ireland, are believed to have had a number of meetings to discuss the unit

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Mr Justice Raymond Groarke, president of the Circuit Court, has hit out at the Government for failing to fill vacancies in the Circuit Court. Mr Justice Groarke recently turned down a request by counsel for an early date for a hearing, as required by legislation, due to a shortage of judges.

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Pictured (l-r): Eithne Lynch and Rachel Power of PILA; and Mary Brassil and Adam Finlay, partners at McCann FitzGerald McCann FitzGerald and the Public Interest Law Alliance (PILA) have launched a handbook on data protection for NGOs and community organisations.

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