Garda Catherine McGowan at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on March 3rd, 2015. Photograph: Collins Courts

The supervisor of a garda accused of forging a letter from the Director of Public Prosecutions has denied he told her if she “admitted wrongdoing” she(...)

Garda Catherine McGowan:  has pleaded not guilty to  forgery. Photograph: Court Collins

The supervisor of a garda accused of forging a letter from the Director of Public Prosecutions has told her trial she told him she didn’t have the ne(...)

Det Catherine McGowan at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today. Photograph: Court Collins.

An officer of the Director of Public Prosecutions has told the trial of a Garda detective charged with forging a Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP(...)

Wicklow Det Garda Catherine McGowan (48), based at Bray Garda station, has pleaded not guilty to one count of forgery on January 15th, 2009 at the station and two counts of using a false instrument at the station and at Harcourt Street Garda station between June 21st and 22nd, 2011.

An alleged victim of clerical sexual abuse has told a trial of a detective charged with forgery of her anger when she found out a file on her case had(...)

Garda Catherine McGowan outside  Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins

A Co Wicklow detective has gone on trial accused of forging a letter from the Director of Public Prosecutions in relation to the investigation of a pr(...)

Catherine McGowan (centre with her baby Sophie) with Jacqueline Healy (left) and Elva O’Callaghan from the National Women’s Council of Ireland protesting against maternity benefits outside the Dáil. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A small group of women and babies protested in pouring rain outside Leinster House today at the €32 cut to maternity benefit which will come into forc(...)