Members of the AGSI voted a number of weeks ago to reject the new Lansdowne Road deal on public service pay, which the Government considers to be an extension of the previous Haddington Road deal. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Middle-ranking gardaí have said they will not work additional hours provided for under the Haddington Road Agreement beyond the end of this year. Und(...)

More than 2,000 gardaí have been injured on duty since the beginning of 2011, figures show. The Garda Representative Association (GRA) has responded b(...)

The Garda Ombudsman described its interaction with Sgt Michael Galvin in the period leading up to his death as appropriate and responsible. Photograph: Collins Photos

A Garda sergeant who took his own life in the station where he worked had been investigated by the Garda Ombudsman (Gsoc) about his interaction with a(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald is expected to announce the recruitment of 250 new gardaí. Photograph:Alan Betson

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has announced the recruitment of 250 new gardaí ahead of her address to the Association of Garda Sergeants an(...)

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors complained over the Government ban on their participation in trade union action. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Council of Europe has upheld an earlier ruling permitting members of the Garda Síochána to strike and participate in trade union action.In a rulin(...)

The European Committee of Social Rights ruling means gardaí will now be able to strike and negotiate pay. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Gardaí have won the right to strike in a landmark decision handed down by the Council of Europe.The Council’s European Committee of Social Rights uphe(...)

Assistant Commissioner Noirin O Sullivan revealed yesterday that in the past month alone, illicit drugs valued at €11 million had been seized by gardaí . Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Some of the largest drugs gangs in the State are “commodity brokers”who, not content with dealing in drugs, will also smuggle weapons and have increas(...)

Garda organisations say gardai have always been treated more generously than other public servants because the nature of their duties exposes them to injurious activities. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin “pulled the rug out” during consultations with Garda representative bodies over the i(...)

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter addressing the Dáil on Tuesday evening.

The Government has expressed its confidence in the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) and its chairman Simon O’Brien, despite concerns (...)

Independent Wexford TD Mick Wallace: ’unaware’ of incident referred to by Minister for Justice Alan Shatter.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Independent TD Mick Wallace has alleged Minister for Justice Alan Shatter is seeking to ‘discredit’ him by revealing he escaped penalty points(...)