Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Garda Siochána Ombudsman Commission is for the first time seeking to outsource some of its investigations into members of the force. The Garda co(...)

Former High Court judge Kevin O’Higgins (above) has for the past 11 months been examining  allegations made by Sgt Maurice McCabe about the conduct of nine Garda investigations between 2007. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The Government has agreed to give the Commission of Investigation set up to examine allegations of corruption and malpractice in the gardaí a three-mo(...)

Jeffrey Donaldson: the Democratic Unionist Party MP  is facilitating  the Families for Justice delegation in London. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A group campaigning for the truth about unsolved killings and other crimes is going to Westminster to raise concerns about the Garda and Department of(...)

Micheál Martin: “The Taoiseach had obviously decided . . . he was getting rid of the then minister for justice Alan Shatter as a political liability and would allow no delay in using the report as his excuse.” Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been accused of allowing a report into the handling of Garda malpractice claims made by a whistleblower to be rushed into pub(...)

Clockwise from top left: Martin Fraser, Enda Kenny, Brian Purcell, Martin Callinan, Alan Shatter and Máire Whelan.

Enda Kenny Mr Kenny has been a Fine Gael TD for Mayo since 1975 and Taoiseach since 2011. He has said he first became aware of the issue of the tapin(...)

Former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter is to appeal the rejection of his High Court bid to quash parts of the Guerin report concerning his handling of allegations made by Garda whistleblower, Sergeant Maurice McCabe. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter is to appeal the rejection of his High Court bid to quash parts of the Guerin report concerning his handling (...)

Former minister Alan Shatter, who lost his High Court challenge aimed at quashing parts of the Guerin report. Photograph:  Collins Courts

Alan Shatter’s claims about the Guerin report have taken a comprehensive bashing by the High Court. In his excoriating 71-page judgment, Mr Justice Se(...)

Alan Shatter: “The High Court decision was delivered today and I wish to read the judgment and reflect upon it.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Former minister for justice Alan Shatter has said he will “reflect” on a High Court ruling which dismissed his challenge of the Guerin report. The Co(...)

A High Court judge has dismissed a challenge by former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter aimed at quashing certain parts of a report concerning his handling of allegations made by Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe

A High Court judge has dismissed a challenge by former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter aimed at quashing certain parts of a report concerning his ha(...)

Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe has brought a legal challenge to guidelines concerning payment of legal costs and expenses for witnesses r(...)