Safeguarding expert Ian Elliott, who has been conducting the review into past abuse in the Scouting Ireland, said he expected the number of known victims to increase ‘quite considerably’.

A historic review of Scouting Ireland’s records has uncovered evidence of 108 alleged child sex abuse victims, and 71 alleged abusers believed to have(...)

File photograph of Sgt Maurice McCabe outside  Leinster House. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Sgt Maurice McCabe has said he has “no plans yet at all” for his future following the announcement that he would retire from An Garda Síochána at midn(...)

Members of An Garda Síochána and Dublin City Council officials “reclaiming” pallets in Finglas, Dublin, on Monday. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Fire stations across Dublin will be on standby from around 4pm on Wednesday to respond to reports of bonfires coming in to the Dublin Fire Brigade ca(...)

A Garda stops a motorist at a checkpoint. File photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

There are large discrepancies in how often An Garda Síochána divisions are testing motorists for drug-driving, with some only carrying out a handful o(...)

Masked gardaí and private security contractors outside 34 North Frederick Street in Dublin on Tuesday evening. Photograph: Jack Power.

Gardaí are investigating online threats made against a member of the force involved in policing a protest which followed the repossession of a Dublin (...)

Around 50 gardaí raided 11 addresses in Co Wexford on Thursday as part of an investigation into a crime gang operating in the southeast.  Photograph: Collins

A fifth individual has been arrested in a Garda investigation targeting a burglary gang operating in the southeast of the country. Four people were i(...)

Moyagh Murdock, RSA chief executive: ‘People are on holidays, they are out biking at the weekends and they are sadly engaging in very risky behaviour.’ Photograph: Getty

Five motorcyclists were killed in traffic collisions in the fourth week of July last year, according to figures from the Road Safety Authority (RSA),(...)

Last year 43 incidents of physical assault were reported on Irish Rail trains, up from nine reports in 2016.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The number of passengers reporting physical assaults on Irish Rail trains increased significantly last year in a pattern that has led to calls for add(...)

Former garda commissioner Martin Callinan and former justice minister Alan Shatter  will appear at the tribunal. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

There are no files on “privileged” garda computer systems and files in the Security and Intelligence Section portraying whistleblower Sgt Maurice McC(...)

 Dr John Lawlor, chief executive officer of  Scouting Ireland, said  the youth organisation deals with about 70 safeguarding cases a year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The board of Scouting Ireland has apologised for the “anxiety and hurt” caused by the recent safeguarding failings in the organisation. “We do recogn(...)

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