Source: (2008) Restorative Justice Online. December 2008 Edition.In March 2007, Ireland established the National Commission on Restorative Justice to explore implementation in Ireland. To date, the Commission has published an interim report with recommendations and continues its work until mid-year 2009. This article describes the work of the Commission. It is excerpted from a longer article by Martin Haverty, a researcher for the Commission and includes a link to the full-text.