Anti-water meter protesters ‘escort’ meter installation workers in convoy from Rialto, Dublin on February 23rd, 2014. A hunger strike by anti-water charges protesters jailed for refusing to give an undertaking to stay 20 metres away from water meter installations appears to have been abandoned.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A threatened hunger strike by anti-water charges protesters jailed for breaching a court injunction appears to have been abandoned. The three m(...)

A garda examines the house  at Redford Park, Greystones, Co Wicklow,  where a man  was shot and injured at the front door of his  home on Monday night. Photograh: Colin Keegan/Collins

Gardaí are trying to establish a motive for a gun attack in Greystones, Co Wicklow, that has left a man seriously ill in hospital. Detectives investi(...)

Members of the McGinley-Connors wedding party leave the church in Newtownbutler, Co Fermanagh, after the shooting on Wednesday. Photograph: Ronan McGrade/Pacemaker

Gardaí are planning a major security operation at the funeral of Barney McGinley who was shot dead at a family wedding.The removal mass of the 63-year(...)

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The surprise arrest of TD Paul Murphy and his co-accused has led to allegations of heavy-handedness and political policing on the part of the Garda.Ho(...)

Gardaí removing the body from the scene where a man in his 40s was found in a house on Glendhu Road, Cabra, Dublin 7 on Sunday afternoon. Photograph: Collins Dublin

Gardaí have begun a murder inquiry after a post mortem on the body of a man found dead in a house in north Dublin found he had met with foul play.The (...)

 Deputy State Pathologist Dr Michael Curtis leaving court: He said that Ms O’Hara’s skull, hands and arms were among the bones not recovered.  Photograph: Collins Courts.

The cause of Elaine O’Hara’s death was never established and neither foul play nor self-harm could be ruled out, Deputy State Pathologist Dr Michael (...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald was  dismissive of media reports suggesting jihadist training camps had been held in the Republic. Photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald was this week dismissive of media reports suggesting jihadist training camps had been held in the Republic. “T(...)

Drones could  be used to monitor isolated areas where gardaí believe fuel smugglers were operating or criminals were storing drugs or other contraband.  File photograph: Getty Images 1:22

The Garda is considering the use of robotic drones that could be deployed on covert surveillance flights or to overtly aid other police work.The Irish(...)

Syrian rebels aim during a weapons training exercise outside Idlib, Syria.

Gardaí and the Government do not have enough ties with the Islamic community to sufficiently monitor radicalised Muslims returning to Ireland after fi(...)

Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan, Fiona O’Sullivan of the Department of Justice (with umbrella), Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald and Taoiseach Enda Kenny at Garda Headquarters in the Phoenix Park. Photograph: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

The crises in An Garda Síochána in recent years are set to be reignited in the coming weeks as the investigation into how former Garda commissioner M(...)