Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald said indiscipline in An Garda Síochána would be dealt with. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Where there are inefficiencies and indiscipline in An Garda Síochána they have to be dealt with, Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said. She(...)

 A motorist is  stopped for speeding. Photograph: The Irish Times

It is no overstatement to say the fresh penalty points controversy will decide the career of interim Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan and in turn (...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has described fresh allegations of continued abuses of the penalty points system as “very, very serious” and says they must be investigated properly.  Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has described fresh allegations of continued abuses of the penalty points system as “very, very serious” and sa(...)

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 (...)

Sgt Maurice McCabe has claimed members of the force were continuing to cancel penalty points for friends, despite the introduction of new regulations aimed at preventing the practice. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe is meeting senior Garda management this afternoon to discuss new allegations that penalty points are still be(...)

Acting Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan:   has forwarded  allegations to Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald and requested a public-interest investigation by the ombudsman, to which the Minister agreed. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The interim Garda Commissioner has said new allegations that penalty points are still being terminated in controversial circumstances have been ref(...)

The penalty points controversy, with implications for Garda discipline, management and accountability rumbles on. Sgt Maurice McCabe, whose whistle-bl(...)

Sgt Maurice McCabe: new plan would see a senior garda liaise with Sgt McCabe on a regular basis. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Acting Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan has proposed regular meetings between senior gardaí and Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe in a bid(...)

Fromer minister for justice Alan Shatter who is challenging the findings of the Guerin report in the High Court. Photograph: The Irish Times

Former minister for justice Alan Shatter has initiated a High Court challenge aimed at quashing certain findings of the Guerin report concerning Mr Sh(...)

Niall Collins: “While I welcome the report’s publication, it is regrettable Minister Fitzgerald delayed its release until after the Dáil rose for the summer recess.”  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil spokesman on justice Niall Collins has described the Department of Justice report as “damning’’ and said it showed how “dysfunctional” de(...)