In June, t the instigation of interim Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan, new procedures were launched under which motorists seeking to have penalty points cancelled were obliged to complete a form available from the Garda website and outline the reasons why they felt the points were unfair.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A Garda inquiry into fresh allegations that motorists were continuing to have penalty points terminated for no legitimate reason is expected to conclu(...)

About 150 people protested against water charges in Dublin yesterday 3:16

Concerns about “excessive Garda force and numbers” being deployed against anti-water meter protests will be raised by Dublin’s Lord Mayor, Christy Bur(...)

Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe is to be seconded to the Garda unit investigating his allegations of continued abuses of the penalty points system.

Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe is to be seconded to the Garda unit investigating his allegations of continued abuses of the penalty points (...)

Skipper Liam Coyne: has returned home to Dún Laoghaire after victory in the Round Britain and Ireland race with Brian Flahive.

No sooner had Dublin Bay double-handers Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive won the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s (RORC) 1,800-mile Round Britain and Ireland in(...)

Sailors to represent Ireland at the ISAF Sailing World Championships to be hosted in Santander, Spain, in September are James Empsey (Laser Standard), Ryan Seaton (49er), Saskia Tidey (49erfx), John Twomey (Sonar Paralympic), Matt McGovern (49er), James O’Callaghan (ISA Performance Director), Andrea Brewster (49erfx), Finn Lynch (Laser Standard) and Ian Costello (Sonar Paralympic).

Annalise Murphy’s next tack for an Olympic medal begins on Saturday at Aquece Rio, the first test event of the 2016 Olympic regatta at Marina de Glori(...)

 Acting Garda Commissioner Noirin O’ Sullivan arriving  for a Public Accounts Committee  meeting at Leinster House earlier this week. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

The Garda and Government have denied a charge that acting Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan has appointed two senior officers to posts that have al(...)

The number of drivers caught speeding yesterday was three times higher when  compared to the same day in 2013.

Gardaí have detected 974 motorists speeding over a 24 hour period ending at 7am, three times more than the numbers caught for the offence on the same (...)

Alcohol testing checkpoints were set up between 12.30am and 1.30am at various locations around the country, aiming to intercept intoxicated drivers. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

More than 1,600 drivers were breath tested overnight and nine arrests made as part of a major Garda operation to clamp down on drink driving ov(...)

Speed cameras: problems related to private operator GoSafe were linked to “process matters”. Photograph: Frank Miller

An Garda Síochána believes the legislation used to prosecute motorists in the courts for speeding offences is “sound”, despite(...)

Some 45,000 fixed-charge notices were issued in the first three months of the year, according to An Garda Síochana. Photograph: Frank Miller/THE IRISH TIMES

Speeding offences have been on the increase in 2014, with 45,000 fixed charged notices issued in the first three months of the(...)