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Ireland

19 November 2008

Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform (Dublin), Media release

The Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Mr. Dermot Ahern, T.D. today outlined his proposals to ban licensed handguns. The Minister said the handgun ban would be included in legislation currently being prepared which will be published shortly. Minister Ahern said: "Since being appointed, I have made clear my growing concern at the number and type of handguns being licensed. "From the early 1970s, in the light of the Troubles, until 2004, all handguns were... (GunPolicy.org)

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