Police officers show their respect at the funeral of murdered Garda Anthony Golden on October 15th. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

The “overwhelming majority” of Irish people and Garda members do not want an armed police force in the Republic, the former Garda Inspectorate head Ka(...)

Thomas Walsh of Abbeylara, Co Longford, leaving court yesterday   following a High Court hearing in which the Garda apologised    for  stopping and arresting him in 2007.  Photograph: Collins-Courts

Gardaí have apologised before the High Court to a man who sued over alleged assault, false imprisonment and malicious prosecution.Gardaí have also ack(...)