Abbeylara

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Angela Kerins: was subjected to prolonged questioning about her salary,  pay and  conditions

The Supreme Court decision in the Angela Kerins case has brought into focus a fault line that has been evident in parliamentary inquiries since the Dá(...)

Nicky Kelly after he was freed from prison in 1984. Photograph: Tom Lawlor/The Irish Times

The Garda has been dogged by controversy and scandal over the last number of years in particular. However, controversy has not ever been far from the (...)

The Garda is open to accusations that, particularly at senior level, some within still believe they enjoy an immunity unique in Irish life. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Forty years ago, on St Valentine’s Day 1977, this newspaper broke the story of a “heavy gang” within the Garda whose role was to “assist” suspects in (...)

Mr Justice Robert Barr:  June 28th, 1930-September 7th, 2016. Photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

Robert Barr, who has died aged 86, was a former High Court judge who sat in the Special Criminal Court during the violence of the 1980s and 1990s. Ov(...)

Mr Justice Robert Barr on his last day on the bench at the High Court in Dublin in June 2002. File photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

Retired High Court judge Mr Justice Robert Barr, who headed the tribunal of inquiry into the fatal shooting of John Carthy in Abbeylara, Co Longford i(...)

Police officers show their respect at the funeral of murdered Garda Anthony Golden on October 15th. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

The “overwhelming majority” of Irish people and Garda members do not want an armed police force in the Republic, the former Garda Inspectorate head Ka(...)

Thomas Walsh of Abbeylara, Co Longford, leaving court yesterday   following a High Court hearing in which the Garda apologised    for  stopping and arresting him in 2007.  Photograph: Collins-Courts

Gardaí have apologised before the High Court to a man who sued over alleged assault, false imprisonment and malicious prosecution.Gardaí have also ack(...)