Former minister for justice Alan Shatter has called for the publication of the report of the O’Higgins Inquiry into alleged mishandling of claims from garda whistleblowers. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Former minister for justice Alan Shatter has called for the publication of the report of the O’Higgins Inquiry into alleged mishandling of claims from(...)

A report into the handling of claims made by garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe has found former minister for justice  Alan Shatter TD and retired Garda commissioner Martin Callinan took the matters raised seriously. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Former minister for justice Alan Shatter is believed to have been cleared of the allegations that led to his resignation from office in 2014. Mr Sh(...)

Sgt Maurice McCabe at the Dáil. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A commission of investigation report that could have serious implications for both acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin h(...)

Independent Mick Wallace (60) is among the most high-profile Opposition TDs to gain re-election. The builder and football club chairman was instrumen(...)

The Fennelly Commission was unable to find a note or record of any kind of a four hour meeting at which the Taoiseach instructed the then Secretary General of the Department of Justice to deliver a message to the Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan(above)  in his home

The Oireachtas banking inquiry reviewed some 500,000 pages of documents from banks, government departments and State agencies.Yet not a single officia(...)

A file image from February 2014 of the then minister for justice Alan Shatter (left) and Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter said on Friday that Taoiseach Enda Kenny “encouraged him to resign” from his position. Mr Shatter stepped do(...)

Former minister for justice Alan Shatter:  said all Ministers must stay on-message. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Former minister for justice Alan Shatter made thinly veiled criticisms of Minister for Health Leo Varadkar at a meeting of the Fine Gael parliamentar(...)

Only four in 10 gardaí on duty at any time are involved in traditional patrolling duties, a major report on the force has found. In some ranks, as ma(...)

 Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan was appointed in the aftermath of the controversies that saw her predecessor Martin Callinan leave the force. Photograph: Alan Betson

The latest review of the effectiveness of and structure of the Garda force will make difficult reading for senior management. But for gardaí under pr(...)

Mr Justice Nial Fennelly. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Two commissions of inquiry will have cost the State €7.6 million by the end of 2016, the Department of Public Expenditure has said. Secret(...)