New Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan at Garda headquarters in the Phoenix Park on Tuesday. She said she was determined to lead a “hurting” force out of “a huge roller-coaster of uncertainty”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Newly appointed Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan has said criticisms levelled at the force during the recent “unprecedented time” would act as a (...)

Interim Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan, who has made the final shortlist of three, is due to be interviewed on Monday for the post. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The identity of the new Garda commissioner will be known in the next 10 days, with the final interviews for the post being held this week.Interim Gar(...)

The “effective closure” of the Historical Enquiries Team (HET) which investigates past killings of the Troubles will take place by the end of this year, the PSNI said today.

The “effective closure” of the Historical Enquiries Team (HET) which investigates past killings of the Troubles will take place by the end of this yea(...)

A protester dressed as Osama Bin Laden at the security fencing outside the G8 summit in Lough Erne, Co Fermanagh. Photograh: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The PSNI chief constable Matt Baggott has insisted that the £50 million and rising cost of policing the two-day G8 was necessary and justified notw(...)

Chief superintendent Alan McCrum, silver commander for Belfast during G8 outlines security measures.

The PSNI is “quietly optimistic” that protests planned before the G8 summit in Co Fermanagh will be peaceful.Chief Supt Alan McCrum, outlining plans (...)