Sgt Martha McEnery: Was 17 years in the force when then commissioner Martin Callinan recommended her dismissal.

A Garda sergeant convicted of assaulting a member of the public has got a Supreme Court order overturning her proposed dismissal. The seven judge cou(...)

Former garda  Martha McEnery.

The Garda Commissioner has appealed to the Supreme Court a ruling which quashed its decision to dismiss a Waterford-based Garda sergeant who was convi(...)

GSOC commissioners Simon O’Brien and Carmel Foley photographed arriving for the Public Service Oversight Committee meeting at the Oireachtas in Leinster House in February.Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

January 29th, 2010 : Anthony Holness (39) is arrested at New Street in Waterford. February 8th, 2010: Mr Holness makes a complaint at Waterford(...)

 Judge Leonie Reynolds  .Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The case which Micheál Martin said prompted the Government to set up a statutory commission of investigation into the p(...)

According to a GSOC report, the behaviour of a small number of unnamed gardaí in the case led to issues in both the investigation and the trial which GSOC believes should be considered by relevant parties including the Garda Commissioner.

The reluctance of a small number of gardaí to co-operate with the prosecution by the Director of Public Prosecutions of four their colleagues in Water(...)