Taoiseach Enda Kenny  has said changing the legislation allowing GSOC to access journalists’ telephone records may be necessary to protect sources. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said changing the legislation allowing the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) to access journalists’ telephone record(...)

Last week The Irish Times revealed the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) had viewed two journalists’ phone records without the journalists’ knowledge or consent on foot of a complaint about reports on the death of model Katy French in 2007. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said it may be appropriate to change legislation which allows Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) accessing of journalists(...)

The incident was referred to GSOC under section 102 of the Garda Síochána Act 2005, which is normal procedure when a death or serious harm has occurred following Garda contact.

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) is investigating a road traffic incident in Dublin city centre this morning in which a man in his 20s w(...)

A Garda van was involved in a two-car collision in Co Kerry on Monday night. Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

A woman was seriously injured following a two-car collision involving a Garda van in Co Kerry on Monday evening. The crash happened on the N22 Killarn(...)

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(...)