Fighting for justice

Fighting for justice
Frances Fitzgerald, Minister for Justice. Picture: Clodagh Kilcoyne

It's time for new Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald to prepare for a scrap, write Michael Brennan and Pat Leahy.

It is the controversy that refuses to go away. Moreover, it continues to claim victims. And it is coming uncomfortably close to the Taoiseach’s office.

The political fallout from the affair that has seen the departure of a justice minister, a Garda Commissioner and a Garda’s “confidential recipient” took two new and serious turns last week.

Firstly, the departed justice minister Alan Shatter took his fight for vindication to the High Court in...

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