Main players in the controversy (from left): former minister for justice Alan Shatter, Attorney General Máire Whelan, Taoiseach Enda Kenny, former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan, and former secretary general of the Department of Justice, Brian Purcell.

The argument from Government in the coming days will be that the only question worth dealing with is whether Taoiseach Enda Kenny attempted to sack, o(...)

Clockwise from top left: Martin Fraser, Enda Kenny, Brian Purcell, Martin Callinan, Alan Shatter and Máire Whelan.

Enda Kenny Mr Kenny has been a Fine Gael TD for Mayo since 1975 and Taoiseach since 2011. He has said he first became aware of the issue of the tapin(...)

The Government has nominated High Court judge Ms Justice Iseult O’Malley for appointment to the Supreme Court

The Government has nominated High Court judge Ms Justice Iseult O’Malley for appointment to the Supreme Court. It has also agreed to nominate two sen(...)

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors’ general secretary John Redmond has said the time is right for the Garda Síochána to get a pay rise.  Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The general secretary of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) has said the time is right for the Garda Síochána to get a pay rise.(...)

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission is examining the circumstances behind the collision on Saturday involving a garda car and two other vehicles.

An off-duty garda was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after a road crash involving three vehicles in Co Monaghan left three people hospitalised(...)

Clare Daly: she told the Dáil that  she had  dealt with a case involving two individuals in Galway who were involved in a property deal in Romania with two gardaí.   Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Independent TD Clare Daly has alleged that a complaint to the Garda of alleged embezzlement by two members of the force has not been investigated. Th(...)

Garda recieved Valentine’s card with g-string, a 22-calibire bullet and a poem of a ‘graphic sexual nature’, a court heard. Photograph: Thinkstock/File photo

A grandmother has been spared jail for lying to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) after she posted a Valentine’s card containing a g-stri(...)

Simon O’Brien, Chairman Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC). An Oireachtas Justice, Equality and Defence committee has outlined its vision for the proposed Garda Authority, and recommended sweeping reforms of the Garda, the GSOC and the Garda Inspectorate  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

A report by the Oireachtas Justice, Equality and Defence committee has outlined its vision for the proposed Garda Authority, and recommended sweeping (...)

Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) Chairman Simon O’Brien said he has no intention of resigning. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

The chairman of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) has no intention of resigning following a report into a leak to a newspaper last Februa(...)

May 16th, 2013: During a discussion on RTÉ’s Primetime, then Minister for Justice Alan Shatter reveals that independent TD Mick Wallace was stopped fo(...)