The increase in Garda numbers is part of a long-term drive to bring the strength of the force to about 21,000 by 2021, comprising 15,000 gardaí, 2,000 reserves and 4,000 civilians. File photograph: Getty Images

Eight hundred extra gardaí are to be recruited under the Budget 2018, bringing the force’s strength to about 14,000. Minister for Justice Charlie Fla(...)

Seán Phillips and his wife, Norma: “We told these men that this guy was threatening to kill our family, our kids,” Mr Phillips says. “We definitely think the Garda saw Crevan as ‘don’t touch’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The family of a young woman seriously injured in the same incident in which Garda Tony Golden was murdered two years ago today, are demanding a “full (...)

Woman said she was severely shocked and alarmed that attacker  appeared to know where she now lived and it affected her recovery.

A rape victim whose new address was disclosed to her attacker after it was accessed through the Garda computer system is entitled to continue with her(...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan accepted there were difficulties with the current legislation but denied it was unconstitutional. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A report by the former chief justice John Murray has found that current data-retention legislation amounts to mass surveillance of the entire populati(...)

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald and Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan are to bring a memo to Cabinet today with wide-ranging proposals in the area of white-collar crime. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Whistleblowers will be granted immunity from prosecution if they expose financial crimes, the Government is expected to decide. Tánaiste Frances Fit(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams. File photograph: Eric Luke

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has lodged a complaint with the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc) alleging gardaí have been leaking to the me(...)

 Garda whistleblower Keith Harrison and Marissa Simms arrive at  the Charleton Tribunal in Dublin Castle. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The partner of a Garda whistleblower accepts there is no basis for believing gardaí­ manipulated Tusla into investigating her family and children, the(...)

Gardai confront protesters during an anti-racism march in Dublin in February 2016. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A garda has pleaded not guilty to assaulting an RTÉ cameraman who was filming a violent protest in Dublin. The incident allegedly occurred when gard(...)

The Garda confirmed it had referred the case to Gsoc. The scene were the car crashed and the location where Daniel Morris died were sealed off. Photograph: Alan Betson

Investigations are under way into the death of a man during his arrest by gardaí after he crashed his car in west Dublin and forced his way into nearb(...)

The corner of Limekiln Avenue and Templemanor Drive in Walkinstown. Google Maps

Gardaí are investigating after a man died in Dublin on Friday night soon after a car crash. The man, in his 30s, is believed to have been the driver (...)