Garda Sharon Casserly was being treated for broken limbs in University Hospital Galway this week when her condition deteriorated. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

One of two gardaí injured in a road incident which claimed the life of a 66-year-old man in south Galway is still seriously ill in hospital. Garda Sh(...)

Two gardaí who  stopped to assist the deceased man were also struck by a car and were hospitalised with broken limbs. Photograph: Frank Miller

The man who was killed in a road incident in which two gardaí were also injured in south Galway earlier this week has been named. Liam McDonnell (66)(...)

The scene of the crash  at Ardrahan, Co Galway where a man in his sixties died and two gardaíwere injured. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The Garda Siochána Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc) has said it is satisfied that there was no evidence of Garda misconduct after a Co Galway incident in w(...)

When the sky over Broadhaven Bay in northwest Mayo turned “pure orange” last New Year’s Eve, it was evident that gas had finally come ashore after yea(...)

Chairwoman Josephine Feehily at the Policing Authority’s press conference. “It will take time for the authority to establish itself fully.” Photograph: Alan Betson

The Garda policing plan for this year – which lists priorities for 2016 – will be the last the force will draw up itself, the head of the new Policing(...)

Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Garda Siochána Ombudsman Commission is for the first time seeking to outsource some of its investigations into members of the force. The Garda co(...)

Policing Authority chairman Josephine Feehily said her agency would  consider policing priorities, resources and performance targets. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Garda policing plan for this year outlined by Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan will be the last such plan the force will draw up itself, the h(...)

Former editor of The Irish Times Conor Brady, one of Gsoc’s three commissioners from 2005 to 2011, wrote at the weekend that he authorised numerous phone record requests, as provided for by law. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc) has been accessing individuals’ telephone records as far back as 2011, a former commissioner has confir(...)

Disclosure by Edward Snowden that the US NSA had intercepted German chancellor Angela Merkel’s phone calls increased awareness of the activities of foreign intelligence agencies

In the wake of the disclosure in 2013 that the US National Security Agency (NSA) had intercepted German chancellor Angela Merkel’s calls, Taoiseach En(...)

Gsoc comments come after Taoiseach Enda Kenny says access appropriate only in national security cases. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc) has defended its decision to access journalists’ phones while investigating gardaí for alleged leaks, (...)