On foot of an incorrect release of a man from custody Gsoc has  suggested some members of the force required training in basic administration.

A warrant issued by a judge ordering a criminal be remanded in custody was never executed by the Garda and subsequently went missing, leaving the man (...)

A garda has been found guilty of attacking a drunk man in a Santa hat outside Pearse Street Garda station (above) early on  December 16th, 2012. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A garda has been found guilty of attacking a drunk man in a Santa hat during an arrest in Dublin city centre. Garda Donal O’Neill (31), who is based a(...)

When the Garda watchdog raised the issue with Garda Headquarters, recommending fingerprinting be used to confirm the identity of those arrested, it was ignored. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí in one of the busiest stations in the country have not been using any form of fingerprinting to confirm the identity of suspects they have arre(...)

The Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald announced on Thursday evening she would initiate an inquiry by an independent judicial figure, in accordance with section 109 of the Garda Síochána Act 2005, into the conduct of the original Gsoc investigation into the death of Sgt Michael Galvin. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Garda sergeant who took his own life in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal last month believed his career was over, the general secretary of the Association(...)

Increasing pressure for an independent investigation into the incident has been coming from the GRA, the biggest Garda staff group, the deceased’s widow and the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (Agsi). Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The judicial inquiry into the death of garda sergeant Michael Galvin will examine the precise processes followed by the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commi(...)

The Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has ordered a judicial inquiry into the death of a garda sergeant following mounting calls for the Garda S(...)

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(...)

The Garda Ombudsman has denied media reports a Garda sergeant was the subject of complaints prior to his death last week

The Garda Ombudsman has denied media reports a Garda sergeant was the subject of complaints prior to his death last week. In a statement, the Garda Si(...)

Independent TD Clare Daly claimed in the Dáil recently that a serving garda had shot dead a member of the public and a colleague who witnessed the shooting was ordered to conceal the fact that he was there. Photograph: The Irish Times

TDs have abused the legal privilege they enjoy when speaking in the Houses of the Oireachtas to malign gardaí, the Garda Representative Association (G(...)

Independent TD Clare Daly’s allegations are being looked into, according to Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald and Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan have both urged Independent TD Clare Daly to make a formal stateme(...)