A detective garda is seeking a High Court ruling on the validity of Ireland’s data retention laws. Photograph: Thinkstock

A detective garda is seeking a High Court ruling on the validity of Ireland’s data retention laws in a bid to halt his trial for giving false statemen(...)

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(...)

The corporate element of Arthur Cox’s work for child and family agency Tusla is worth €800,000 a year. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The legal firm Arthur Cox has received more than €16 million from Government departments and State bodies since 2011, according to newly released figu(...)

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan has made a bold and brave start in her new post. The decisions she takes in her first 100 days as commissioner do(...)

Paul Murphy TD says he “wouldn’t rule out” taking a case to GSOC over the Jobstown water protest detentions. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times. 2:09

Socialist Party TD Paul Murphy says there is “zero” prospect of him being imprisoned following his arrest by gardaí on Monday.The Dublin South-West re(...)

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(...)

 When asked for her view on the abuse President Michael D Higgins recently  faced when leaving a school in Finglas, Dublin,  Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan  said it was “unacceptable that any person” be subjected to protests of that nature. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Some of the protests against water charges had changed in “tone and sentiment” and were now “unacceptable”, Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan has s(...)

The Texaco filling station near the Spawell Roundabout in Templeogue where gardai spotted a man who was allegedly holding a woman against her will and gave chase. Photograph: Collins

A criminal who shot himself in the head after abducting his former partner and then trying to shoot gardaí who intervened, has died from his wounds.An(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has appointed a judge to oversee the administration of the Garda penalty points system. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

The future administration of the penalty points system will be overseen by a former president of the Circuit Court, Judge Matthew Deery, as part of(...)

 Minister for Justice  Frances Fitzgerald and  Garda Commissioner Noirín O Sullivan. A senior Garda is investigating  a claim that gardaí and the HSE failed to respond to a reported assault on a woman. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Allegations that gardaí and the HSE failed to respond to a reported assault on a woman are being investigated, Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald(...)