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

The interim Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan has contacted whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe in response to concerns he raised about evidence she g(...)

The report by Sean Guerin, the Government-appointed senior counsel, into claims made by a whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe alleging serious wrongdo(...)

 GSOC chairman Simon O’Brien: marshalling relevant material was under way”.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The failure of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) to provide any documentation to senior counsel Seán Guerin resulted in him being unable (...)

Sgt Maurice McCabe left his position as sergeant-in-charge of Bailieboro in March 2008 citing “lack of management support, lack of standards, lack of accountability and lack of duty to the public”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

MARK HILLIARDA challenge would arise to public confidence in the criminal justice system if the deficient approach to investigating cases in the Bail(...)

Letter of resignation was sent by Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence Alan Shatter to Taoiseach Enda Kenny today.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish TimesFihive

Below is the text of the letter of resignation sent by Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence Alan Shatter to Taoiseach Enda Kenny today. An Taoi(...)

Beter efforts could and should have been made to secure productive engagement of whistleblowers, says Minister for Justice Alan Shatter.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien /The Irish Times

Full text of statement by Minister for Justice Alan Shatter on whistleblower controversy, given in the Dáil on Thursday, 26th March .(...)

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter arriving at Leinster House. The Minister has been under pressure to apologise to Sgt Maurice McCabe for telling the Dáil that the Garda officer would not cooperate with the inquiry, but there was no apology during yesterday’s day-long Dáil debate on the affair.

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has said there was “fault on both sides” when Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe was not interviewed in a(...)

Changing the Garda culture

There has been some improvement since the Morris tribunal exposed Garda corruption in Donegal a decade ago. But a great deal remains the same: (...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has urged the Government to set up an independent commission  to inquire into  allegations that gardaí failed to properly investigate serious cases. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times. 1:37

Opposition parties will ramp up calls in the Dáil today for an inquiry into grave new allegations that gardaí failed to properly investigate mu(...)