A combined operation by the Police Service of Northern Ireland and the UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) has seen 25 people arrested on child pornography charges. The two agencies are working together in "Operation Jarra" to crack down on those accessing indecent images of children on the Internet.
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald TD Over 3,500 offenders were supported into training, further education and employment by the Irish Association for the Social Integration of Offenders (IASIO) in 2013 and 2014.
Mr Justice Paul Carney One of Ireland's most experienced judges, Mr Justice Paul Carney, has passed away at the age of 72.
New legislation intended to reduce demand for sex work could force vulnerable women to work in more dangerous circumstances, according to Sex Workers Alliance Ireland (SWAI).
Justice minister Frances Fitzgerald TD Child survivors of alleged sex attacks would be protected from cross-examination by those accused of assaulting them under new laws proposed by the government.
Transport minister Paschal Donohoe TD Transport minister Paschal Donohoe TD has signed a piece of emergency drink-driving legislation closing a legal loophole identified by the High Court.
Bar Council chairman Gerry McAlinden QC Almost 400 people in Northern Ireland's courts have been left without legal representation due to an ongoing protest against legal aid cuts.
Northern Ireland secretary Theresa Villiers MP The names of the three independent reviewers who will help produce a contemporary assessment of paramilitary organisations in Northern Ireland have been announced.
Northern Ireland secretary Theresa Villiers MP Urgent talks between the five main political parties in the Northern Ireland Assembly to resolve NI's political crisis will begin today.
Moody's analyst Gaby Trinkaus Ireland's mortgage arrears crisis is not yet solved, according to a new report from Moody's Investors Service - and the country still has the highest levels of late-stage arrears in Europe.
The Department of Justice and Equality has drawn up plans for greater gardaí powers to search jewellers, antique dealers and cash-for-gold outlets. A consultation launched today invites stakeholders and members of the public to submit their thoughts on empowering An Garda Síochána in a bid to bri
Justice minister Frances Fitzgerald TD Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has published draft legislation that will "make marriage equality a reality in Ireland".
Northern Ireland secretary Theresa Villiers The secretary of state for Northern Ireland has said "serious consideration" should be given to the re-establishment of a body along the lines of the Independent Monitoring Commission (IMC).
Kathleen Lynch, minister of state for mental health A campaigner for mental health law reform has said she will continue to argue for changes to the Mental Health Act 2001, despite a report concluding the death of her husband was not preventable.
Book and newspaper retailer Eason has agreed to donate €1,000 to a suicide prevention charity in order to avoid a criminal conviction for selling cigarettes to a minor. The Health Service Executive (HSE) brought action against the chain in Dublin District Court, alleging that it had committed an o