Former garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan: ‘It was vicious, and incredibly upsetting’. Photograph: Laura Hutton

On February 8th, 2017, the then-leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin, made a comment that would have left him open to being sued for defamation (...)

Former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan at the Disclosures Tribunal in Dublin Castle. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Former garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan has been exonerated of mistreating garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe and of helping to orchestrate a smea(...)

Garda Keith Harrison and  Marisa Simms: his solicitor said Garda Harrison  would continue suing the Garda Commissioner, the Minister for Justice, Ireland and the Attorney General. File photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Keith Harrison, the Garda whistleblower excoriated in the Disclosures Tribunal’s second interim report, is facing the prospect of disciplinary action(...)