Head of the Garda Inspectorate Bob  Olson (centre) and Deputy Chief Inspectors Mark Toland and Debra Kirby outside Leinster House. The Garda Inspectorate told the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice that gardaí lack powers to arrest those who breach bail.  File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Gardaí do not have the power to arrest criminals who breach their bail conditions, the Garda Inspectorate has told the Joint Oireachtas Committee on J(...)

World War Two graves in Normandy, France. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A Bill offering a pardon and immunity from prosecution to soldiers who deserted the Defence Forces to fight on the Allied side in World War II has (...)