Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Questions (161)

Jackie Cahill


161. Deputy Jackie Cahill asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if the investigation into the deaths of persons (details supplied) will be reopened in order to investigate matters; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40717/18]

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Written answers (Question to Justice)

The Deputy will appreciate that the manner in which Garda investigations are carried out, including any decision made to reopen a particular case, is solely a matter for the Garda Commissioner and his management team and I, as Minister, have no role in such matters.

However, to be of assistance to the Deputy, I have made arrangements for his concerns to be brought to the attention of the Garda authorities for their attention and whatever action is deemed necessary.