Gardaí at the Sunset House, Summerhill, where Michael Barr was shot dead on Monday. Photograph: Cyril Bryne/The Irish Times

The Government has offered its full support to An Garda Síochána and access to “all resources necessary” in the force’s attempts to bring an end to th(...)

While the Government has suggested 600 new recruits would be enrolled at the Garda College, Templemore, Co Tipperary, this year the real figure will be only 450, sources said. File photograph: Alan Betson

It will take at least three years to increase the membership of An Garda Síochána by 1,200, as numbers are set to grow by only 200 this year, it has e(...)

Officers  insisted the public should be assured the force was continuing armed and high-visibility patrols in feud hotspots. Photograph: Eric Luke

Organised groups involved in a gun feud that is claiming lives faster than any other dispute in the history of gangland criminality need to reflect o(...)

Gardaí at the Sunset House, Summerhill, Tuesday morning. Assistant commissioner John Twomey said the resolve of his officers would not be shaken by the recent upsurge in violence in the capital. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

An Garda Síochána will work tirelessly to bring those responsible for the recent series of gang-related killings in Dublin to justice, a senior membe(...)

Josaphine Feehily (left) chairperson of the Policing Authority with John Twomey, deputy commissioner, and Nóirín O’Sullivan, Garda Commissioner, at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham for their meeting on Monday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

It may have had the air of a first day of school about it, but the good people of the Policing Authority were never going to demand lunch money from G(...)

Former Garda Commissioner Larry Wren’s coffin with the Tricolour, his commissioner’s hat, his portrait and spray of flowers, at his funeral at St Brigid’s Church in Blanchardstown, Dublin. Photograph: Peter Murtagh

Former Garda commissioner Larry Wren was remembered at his funeral yesterday as a person of love and charity. He was and a man of integrity who lived(...)

Liam Shanahan, 2015 Sailor of the Year, with his daughter Alice (left) and wife Ruth. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Corinthian values and amateur sport were credited by Liam Shanahan as he won the overall Afloat Sailor of the Year accolade at the annual Irish Saili(...)

Top Yacht: George Sisk’s Farr 42 Wow from the Royal Irish Yacht Club (RIYC) has been named ICRA Boat of the Year by the Irish Cruiser Racing Association (ICRA). Photograph: David O’Brien

Two senior Royal Irish Yacht Club (RIYC) sailors from Dublin Bay have been honoured this week at separate end-of-season awards to mark significant ra(...)

John Twomey competing on home waters last summer at the Sovereign’s Cup: he will attempt to qualify for Rio 2016 later this month in Melbourne. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Veteran Irish Paralympian John Twomey is en route to Melbourne this month as he aims to make Rio 2016 his eleventh appearance at the Games. But(...)

The highest-ranking civil servant in An Garda Síochána is to leave his position. Chief administrative officer Cyril Dunne is to vacate his position at(...)