Graduating members of the Garda  in Templemore. File photograph: Alan Betson

Garda numbers are still in decline as retirements and other departures far exceeded the level of recruitment over the past two years. There was a pub(...)

Garda Colm Cullen (centre) taking part in a campaign on behalf of the Irish Osteoporosis Society in 2006. He died on Thursday. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The funeral will take place on Monday of Garda Colm Cullen who continued to serve in the force after he was paralysed in a road traffic collision. Mr (...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald, Tánaiste Joan Burton and Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan at the Garda graduation ceremony in Templemore. Photograph: Press 22.

At least 500 new gardaí will be recruited next year, Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said. However, she played down suggestions by the As(...)

No decision has been made on whether former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan acted inappropriately when shredding his personal papers and not return(...)

Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Journalists’ text messages and call-details have been accessed from the mobile phone of a Garda officer who is under investigation on suspicion of lea(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald, Taoiseach Enda Kenny   and Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan at the Garda College in Templemore on Thursday. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said she was “open to reviewing” hate crime legislation after a number of attacks in the past week. Ms Fit(...)

The association representing gardaí who arrested Clare Daly TD on suspicion of drunk driving has strongly rejected an allegation they failed to co-ope(...)

The Association of Garda Superintendents has been told that the plan to recruit 300 new officers is not enough to keep pace with the numbers leaving the force.

The number of gardaí is at a critically low level and the Government’s new recruitment drive will not adequately address the problem, Garda superinten(...)

A print of the famous first World War painting ‘The Last General Absolution of the Munsters at Rue du Bois’

A print of the famous first World War painting The Last General Absolution of the Munsters at Rue du Bois, inscribed by the chaplain who is depicted i(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly ruled that none of the four men had made out an arguable defence to the bank’s claim entitling them to a full hearing.

Businessman James Mansfield jnr has lost his appeal against summary judgment orders for some €6.32 million against him and others over unpaid loans to(...)