PSNI Chief Constable George Hamilton,  Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan, Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald and Northern Ireland Justice Minister David Ford at the annual cross-border seminar on organised crime at the Clarion Hotel in Sligo. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The Garda Commissioner and the PSNI chief constable have played down any differences between them on the level of involvement by the IRA in criminal a(...)

Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan welcomed the “significant” capital funding over the next six years of €3.8 billion for projects under the remit of her department. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

The capital spending plan announced on Tuesday includes funding for 19,000 additional primary school places which will be required by 2018, when enrol(...)

 Garda commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan: report reveals significant communication breakdown involving O’Sullivan, as well as other key Garda personnel.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Important information circulating within An Garda Síochána about the extent of the covert system used by the Garda to illegally record calls to statio(...)

 Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Third-level student grants will be available to asylum seekers for the first time from next month under changes announced by Minister for Education Ja(...)

Anna Kern with her Leaving Cert results pictured with her mother, Lyudmyla Kyrychenko and sister Olga Kyrychenko. Photograph:  Limerick Leader

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) will on Monday offer Ukrainian asylum-seeking Leaving Cert graduate Anna Kern a place on its physiothe(...)

Maria Westwood, Leixlip, Dairine O’Rourke, Celbridge and Nicole Flynn from Leixlip at Coláiste Chiaráin, Leixlip. Photograph: Collins 3:56

The Minister for Education has not ruled out reviewing the recently introduced bonus for honours Leaving Certificate maths in light of the further ris(...)

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan said the Cabinet had approved the provision of up to an additional 610 SNA posts from this September.

The Cabinet has approved more than 600 additional special needs assistant (SNA) posts following a request from Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan. (...)

Maureen O’Sullivan: issues around safety

There had been a 62 per cent increase in the number of children in homeless services in the Dublin region since June, Independent TD Maureen O’Sulliv(...)

Teachers protest over Junior Cycle reform at the Holy Child Community School in Sallynoggin, Co Dublin, on Thursday, May 7th, 2015. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times 2:00

Thousands of teachers protested again on Thursday over Junior Cycle reform as Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan said none of the issues at stake w(...)

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan says the garda involved in Yes campaign photocall ‘acted in good faith’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Groups campaigning for a No vote in the same-sex marriage referendum have called on Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan to make a comprehensive st(...)