Former minister for justice Alan Shatter who is claiming that the commissioner erred in fact and in law in reaching his conclusions. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

Former minister for justice Alan Shatter is seeking to overturn the decision of the Data Protection Commissioner who found he had breached data protec(...)

 Paul Kehoe: said the Defence Forces only provided assistance to the Garda Síochána
and said Mr Wallace said heshould raise the issue with the Department of Justice
.

The Defence Forces have no responsibility to search foreign military aircraft that land at Shannon Airport, Minister of State Paul Kehoe has said. He(...)

State properties should be made available to local authorities to address the housing crisis, Independent TD Clare Daly has told the Dáil. Photograph: The Irish Times

State properties should be made available to local authorities to address the housing crisis, Independent TD Clare Daly has told the Dáil.“It is an in(...)

Sergeant Maurice McCabe. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald will raise directly with the Garda Commissioner allegations that whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe continues to(...)

Independent TD Clare Daly called for the interview process for promotion to sergeants and inspectors to be stopped until an independent authority was established to oversee the force.

Garda promotions often depend on who you know, who you play golf with or if a family member is senior officer, a TD has alleged.Independent TD Clare D(...)

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty told the Dáil Garda Keith Harrison claimed that “as a result of arresting a member of the drugs unit in Athlone for drunk-driving, that Garda management maliciously 
set about targeting 
targeted him.”

A new Garda whistleblower, who had previously got an award for bravery, yesterday met the interim confidential recipient with allegations that seni(...)

Sinn Fein TD Pearse Doherty said the Garda   claims that ‘as a result of arresting a member of the drugs unit in Athlone for drunk driving that Garda management maliciously set about targeting him while the arrested Garda was afforded protection’. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Another Garda whistleblower has come forward with allegations that he was targeted by senior management after he arrested a colleague for drink drivin(...)

 Newly-appointed Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Frances Fitzgerald, newly-appointed Minister for Children, Charlie Flanagan and Taoiseach Enda Kenny at Aras an Uachtarain where the ministers received their seals of office.  Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

The Dáil has approved Frances Fitzgerald’s appointment as Minister for Justice and Equality.Fine Gael party chairman Charlie Flanagan succeeds her as (...)

Mr Wallace’s complaint relates to an appearance by Minister Shatter on RTÉ’s 
Prime Time
, during which he said that then Garda commissioner Martin Callinan had told him that gardaí had stopped Mr Wallace for using his mobile phone while driving. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimon.

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter faces renewed questions as Data Protection Commissioner Billy Hawkes finalises his decision on a complaint against t(...)

Mick Wallace: said rents in Dublin were going through the roof because huge numbers of apartments, including ones he developed, “have been sold en bloc as opposed to individually, for less than half the amount that it would cost to build them today”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Claims that property speculators are operating a rental cartel on blocks of apartments will be investigated, Minister for Soci(...)