Ian Bailey’s sister has told the High Court a French bid for his extradition in connection with the murder in west Cork of French film-maker Sophie To(...)

Simon O’Brien: “This is a significant opportunity and I am looking forward to the new challenge. The new post will bring me back home to be with my wife and young family in London”

Head of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) Simon O’Brien has announced his resignation despite still having two years to run on his contr(...)

Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission chairman Simon O’Brien will step down from his position at the end of January. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Head of the Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc), Simon O’Brien has announced his resignation despite two years remaining on his contract.The As(...)

A Government under siege

Administrative abuse, political complacency and lack of accountability provided the backdrop against which the Government was judged this year when th(...)

The officer had been prosecuted by the DPP following an investigation by the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A garda who ended up on trial after he resolved a dispute between a taxi man and a passenger over a €6.25 fare has been cleared of any wrongdoing.Exon(...)

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(...)

Witness: Marie Farrell, a resident of Schull, Co Cork in 1996-97.Snapshots: Marie Farrell said she had no recollection of what she told the McAndrew I(...)

Marie Farrell says  she cannot explain a discrepancy between her evidence in court and all previous statements she made regarding her movements on the night she saw a man at Kealfadda Bridge not far from where Sophie Toscan du Plantier was murdered. Photograph: Courtpix

Marie Farrell has said she cannot explain a discrepancy between her evidence in court and all previous statements she made regarding her movements on (...)

A determination to improve management standards within the Garda and challenge resistance to external oversight should form the initial agenda for new(...)

Tánaiste  Joan Burton and Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald argued over treatment of protesters by gardaí. Photograph: Eric Luke

Tánaiste Joan Burton told the Dáil yesterday she was satisfied Irish Water would pass the Eurostat market corporation test as an independent company (...)