Former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan was “removed from his office”, according to the head of the Garda Representative Association PJ Stone. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The Garda Representative Association (GRA), which represents rank and file Garda members, has said it believes the former Garda commissioner Martin Ca(...)

Martin Callinan with Alan Shatter: on March 25th, 2014, the garda commissioner retired with no notice for “family reasons”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The Fine Gael-Labour Coalition has been forced to endure repeated policing crises since coming to office. A minister for justice has gone, a Garda com(...)

Martin Callinan: cannot be compelled to co-operate with Garda review. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan has ordered a review of the interim report of the Fennelly commission and has insisted “appropriate action” will(...)

Former secretary general of the Department of Justice Brian Purcell left post after Callinan controversy.  File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gone from his former post as secretary general of the Department of Justice since July of last year, Brian Purcell was moved to the new position as he(...)

Fine Gael TD Sean Conlan who was arrested on Tuesday in connection with an alleged incident in a pub in Co Monaghan. Mr Conlan was later released without charge.

Fine Gael TD Sean Conlan has been arrested in connection with an alleged assault in a pub. He was questioned in relation to an alleged assault which (...)

 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(...)

Noirín O’Sullivan: did she consult with officers serving in the Border region, a senior garda wondered.

There was widespread surprise within the Garda at the content of a letter about the IRA that Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan sent to Sinn Féin TD(...)

Anti-Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy has criticised a decision by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to charge those suspected of involvement in the protest that saw Joan Burton trapped in her car. . Photograph: Eric Luke

Anti-Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy has criticised a decision by the Director of Public Prosecutions to charge people suspected of involvement in a(...)

Saverio Bellante: his chances of securing release depend on the success of his treatment and the risk he poses to the community and to himself

The special verdict of not guilty by reason of insanity was introduced with the enactment of the Criminal Law (Insanity) Act 2006. The Act dealt with(...)

Paul Murphy TD speaking on realese from Terenure Garda station in Dublin where he was questioned about his role in a protest in which Tánaiste Joan Burton was trapped in her car.  The Anti-Austerity Alliance TD  has criticised a decision by the Director of Public Prosecutions to charge people suspected of involvement in the incident. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times.

Anti-Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy has criticised a decision by the Director of Public Prosecutions to charge people suspected of involvement i(...)