Sligo Leitrim

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Chairman of the Mental Health Commission John Saunders. A report by the commission on five centres in counties Clare, Sligo, Tipperary, Cork and Dublin says eight incidents of “critical risk” to patient welfare were detected in addition to 27 “high risk” failings. FIle photograph: Alan Betson

Children were sharing bathrooms with adult patients in an acute psychiatric unit while 20 patients shared one bath and one shower in another facility,(...)

The Royal Hotel in Bray outside which a man was found unconscious with a serious head injury. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Gardaí investigating the death of a man from head injuries believe he was the victim of a one-punch assault in the early hours of Saturday morning. I(...)

Beards are all the rage for police officers over in the UK but are banned for gardaí. Photograph: iStock

Rank-and-file gardaí want the right to grow beards and to scrap the ban on facial hair for gardaí in uniforms. The Garda Representative Association (G(...)

Members in Mayo want Agsi to lobby  Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan to extend more protections from online harassment to  members of force: Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Photographing or videoing Garda members without their consent and then sharing the images online in a way that identifies them should be criminalised,(...)