Police Service of Northern Ireland’s (PSNI) new chief constable in-waiting George Hamilton, with policing board chair Anne Connolly, during his first press conference since his appointment. Photograph: PA

PSNI chief constable designate George Hamilton has been warned that the “fun’s over now” ahead of him taking on his responsibilities. At the end of an(...)

George Hamilton also served as assistant chief constable in the crime division in Strathclyde in Scotland from 2009 to 2011. Photograph: PA

The next PSNI chief constable will be George Hamilton who currently is an assistant chief constable with the force, the North’s Policing Board has ann(...)

PSNI Chief Constable Matt Baggott, who retires in the autumn. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Senior police officers from Belfast, Dublin and London will today compete to become Northern Ireland’s next chief constable.Metropolitan Police Assist(...)

Sgt Maurice McCabe: ‘co-operated fully with the review and did so in an unfailingly courteous and obliging manner’. File Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Guerin report features several tributes to Sgt Maurice McCabe with former managers and colleagues commending his work ethic, reliability and commi(...)

Portumna’s Damien Hayes claims possession ahead of    Mount Leinster Rangers’ Richard Coady during the AIB All-Ireland Senior Club Final at Croke Park. Photograph:   Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Portumna (Galway) 0-19 Mount Leinster Rangers (Carlow) 0-11: A comfortable Portum(...)

Sgt Maurice Mc Cabe: First made allegations of corruption in 2008

A Garda sergeant at the centre of two whistleblowing controversies first approached the authorities with his concerns in 2008, years earlier th(...)

Sgt Maurice McCabe first raised his concerns about alleged Garda corruption years earlier than has been reported and debated until now. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

The revelations in The Irish Times today that Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe first rais(...)

Mount Leinster Rangers’ Paul Coady holds off the challenge of Lar Prendergast of Oulart-The Ballagh during yesterday’s Leinster club hurling final at Nowlan Park. Photograph: James Crombie/inpho

Mount Leinster Rangers 0-11 Oulart the Ballagh 0-8 With the season’s last breath, a closing verse that sang once again of the old game’s capac(...)

Mount Leinster Rangers 1-17 Ballyboden St Enda’s 3-9: Mount Leinster Rangers caused a sensational upset in accounting for Dublin giants Ballyboden and(...)

St Vincent’s Ciaran Dorney, Eamon Fennell and Shane Byrne celebrate winning the Dublin  SeniorFootball Championship final replay. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

DUBLIN SFC FINAL REPLAY: St Vincent’s 1-9 Ballymun Kickhams 1-8Heffo would have been delighted. In the year St Vincent’s lost the man who made them wh(...)