Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald at a press conference at the Department of Justice on Wednesday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

She probably doesn’t realise it but every time Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald goes in front of the media and insists the Garda is not short o(...)

Gardaí search the Grand Canal bank in Ardclough, Co Kildare, where the body of a man was found in a suitcase on Saturday afternoon. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Gardaí have said the body parts found in a suitcase on the Grand Canal in Co Kildare on Saturday afternoon are those of a man who met his death in rec(...)

A man who allegedly used his own car in a botched robbery and left the vehicle at the scene after running over his victim has been arrested. He was d(...)

A sex offender serving his five-year sentence at  home because he is paralysed is to be monitored by private security guards, in the first case of its kind. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A sex offender serving his five-year sentence under “detention” in his home because he is paralysed will be monitored by private security guards rathe(...)

Gardaí at the scene on Mailcoach Road, Sligo, where Natalie McGuinness died. Photograph: James Connolly

A man has been remanded in custody after appearing before Sligo District Court charged with the murder of 23-year-old Natalie McGuinness . Ms McGuinne(...)

Thousands of people lined the street of Blackrock village in Co Louth for the State funeral of Garda Tony Golden. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Garda Tony Golden may have died a “heroic death” but that would not stop his “Garda family” remembering the life of a special colleague and loving fa(...)

Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan at the State funeral of Garda Tony Golden, at St Oliver Plunkett Church, Blackrock, Co Louth. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Garda Tony Golden may have died a “heroic death”, but that would not stop his “Garda family” remembering the life of a special colleague and loving fa(...)

The coffin bearing the remains of  Garda Tony Golden leaves St Oliver Plunkett Church,  Blackrock, Co Louth after his State funeral on  October 15th, 2015. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The brother of murdered Garda Tony Golden has paid an emotional tribute to him at his funeral Mass, describing a man who showed the same love and care(...)

Gardaí in Letterkenny: First time “car wash slavery” has been seen in Ireland. Photograph: North West Newspix

The term may be new in the Irish context, but so-called “car wash slavery” has become a major problem in the UK and other European countries in recent(...)

Sunshine and gun crime: Spain’s Costa del Sol is popular with holidaymakers and Irish criminals. Photograph: PA

The gun murder of Dubliner Gary Hutch (34) is thelatest in a series of killings in which Irish criminals who set off for a lifeof crime in the sun hav(...)