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Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has pledged to crack down on burglaries and organised crime in Ireland by providing additional gardaí resources and legislating for tougher sentences and stricter bail conditions.

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An Irish model was horrified to see a photograph of herself depicted as being HIV positive in a New York state campaign to promote the rights of HIV-positive New Yorkers. Twenty-seven year old Avril Nolan, who lives in Brooklyn, filed a lawsuit against the New York Division of Human Rights in April

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An unnamed woman who was awarded €180,000 by the Hepatitis C Compensation Tribunal has seen her award increased to €250,000 by a judge. Mr Justice Bernard Barton, sitting in the High Court in Dublin, ruled in favour of the woman, saying that the "mental anguish" she had experienced was "abundant

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Heather Humphreys, minister of state for arts, heritage and the Gaeltacht The sale of woodcock – a succulent game bird favoured by gourmets – was banned in Ireland this weekend as a conservation measure to curb a flourishing trade in the bird.

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Booming sales of crisps, cigarettes, sweets and juice have raised the turnover of cut-price tuck shops in 13 Irish prisons to over 6 million euro. The Irish Prison Service has revealed that the tuck shops made a profit of €700,000 last year which was used to support prisoners through the Prisoner

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A new report on clinical legal education written by an NUI Galway School of Law lecturer has been launched. Clinical Legal Education in Ireland: Progress and Potential, which analyses advancements in clinical legal education, was launched by retired High Court judge and former part-time lecturer Dr

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Dara Robinson As many as 44 per cent of case files which were submitted to Ireland's Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) last year did not result in prosecution, new figures show.

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