Nóirín O’Sullivan, Garda Commissioner: “It is a matter of regret to An Garda Síochána that . . . nobody has been brought to justice for that crime. It remains an ongoing, live and open investigation.” Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The investigation into the 1996 murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier is still “live and open”, said Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan. She said the (...)

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan. Ms O’Sullivan’s tenure thus far has been criticised at the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (Agsi) conference.  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The slow pace of Garda reform under Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan has been strongly criticised by a group of sergeants and inspectors. The Asso(...)

Agsi general secretary John Redmond (left), Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan and Agsi vice-president Antoinette Cunningham yesterday at the association’s conference in Sligo. Photograph: James Connolly/Picsell

When Minister for Justice Alan Shatter travelled to the annual conference of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (Agsi) in Sligo (...)

Agsi general secretary John Redmond listens as Minister for Justice Alan Shatter speaks to the media after addressing the  annual conference of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors in Sligo yesterday. Photograph:  Brian Farrell

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has told the staff associations representing the vast majority of gardaí that they have lost their way in try(...)