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A special Oireachtas committee will be established by April to consider the recommendations of the Citizens' Assembly on Drugs Use, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said. The assembly published its final report in January, setting out 36 recommendations for a new Irish model to reduce the harm caused by i

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The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has named the four films shortlisted for the 2024 ICCL Human Rights Film Award at the Dublin International Film Festival (DIFF). The winning film will be decided by a four-strong jury comprised of writer Una Mullally; Dr Marie-Luce Paris, associate profes

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The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has expanded with the appointment of Dr Des Hogan and Dale Sunderland as data protection commissioners for a five-year term. The pair will take up their roles from 20 February 2024, the day after incumbent data protection commissioner Helen Dixon steps down to jo

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Matheson has unveiled what it says is a first-of-its-kind initiative aimed at improving social mobility in the law. The firm has remodelled its undergraduate Career First Programme to become a fully social mobility-focused initiative exclusively open to first and second year undergraduate students o

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Helen Martin, chief executive of the Charities Regulator, has said she will not seek re-appointment when her term of office expires in April. Madeleine Delaney, the regulator's director of legal affairs and registration, has been appointed by the board as interim CEO with effect from 3 April 2024.

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Police have arrested a Methodist pastor who allegedly sold crystal meth from his church's rectory. Herbert Miller, the pastor of Woodbury United Methodist Church in Connecticut, was arrested in a sting operation following a tip-off, according to local paper the Republican-American.

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Belfast-based HHD Solicitors has promoted associates Rosemary Millar and John O'Kelly to partner. Ms Millar is an experienced litigator, specialising in a wide range of personal injury matters including clinical negligence and historical abuse cases, while Mr O'Kelly's practice focuses on criminal l

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Nearly two-thirds of specially-trained rape barristers in England and Wales say they will quit because of poor pay, according to a landmark new survey. A survey by the Criminal Bar Association (CBA) found that 64 per cent of prosecutors and 66 per cent of defence counsel on the rape and serious sexu

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