Enda Kenny tried to  to pin some kind of blame on Gerry Adams who said he would recruit 3,000 gardaí and reopen 140 Garda stations. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Will the last person to politicise the recent gangland murders please turn off the lights? And will the last person to use the murderous activity of g(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald: “I recognise that issues of concern have been raised.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has ordered a review into the accessing of journalists’ telephone records by the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Com(...)

Minister for JusticeFrances Fitzgerald. AGSI has urged her to limit the GSOC’s new powers. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Garda representative bodies and civil rights campaigners have urged Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald to clarify how the Garda ombudsman has bee(...)

Competition is less intense than it was last year, when more than 23,000 applied to secure one of the 550 places that were then on offer. Photograph: The Irish Times

Nearly 17,000 people have applied for 600 vacancies in An Garda Síochána, the Public Appointments Service (PAS) has confirmed, with about 28 candidate(...)

Members of the Garda Representative Association (GRA) have reacted angrily to news that the group’s officials have approved a €200 Christmas bonus for their partners. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Members of the Garda Representative Association (GRA) have reacted angrily to news that the group’s officials have approved a €200 Christmas bonus for(...)

The Garda Representative Association has said a new police service allowance should be established “to compensate for the special disadvantages associated with police life”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The vast majority of Garda sergeants and inspectors believe morale within the force is very poor, according to a survey to be published today. The A(...)

Minister for Justice  Frances Fitzgerald and Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan:  report said a fresh injection of frontline resources could come about through restructuring. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Gardaí should be relieved of desk-based duties such as filing incident reports and making entries to the force’s Pulse computer system and allowed ou(...)

The main Garda representative bodies are unhappy that aspects of the report figured in the media before they could review it. Photograph: The Irish Times

Details of a report into key aspects of the Garda should not have appeared in the media before the main Garda representative bodies could review it, a(...)

 Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan was appointed in the aftermath of the controversies that saw her predecessor Martin Callinan leave the force. Photograph: Alan Betson

The latest review of the effectiveness of and structure of the Garda force will make difficult reading for senior management. But for gardaí under pr(...)

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(...)