The group established to monitor reform at the Department of Justice has come out in strong support of a controversial proposal to create an independe(...)

Kathleen O’Toole, chairperson of The Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Policing Authority has questioned some of the proposals for enhanced oversight of the Garda made by the Commission for the Future of Policing in I(...)

 Garda Commissioner Drew Harris: knew when taking the job he was being hired primarily to implement the change programme in the commission’s report. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland’s long-awaited report was unveiled in the glorious surroundings of the Dublin City Hall’s Rotunda;(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Garda Commissioner Drew Harris. Photograph:

An ambitious programme to radically reform and modernise the Garda and its oversight bodies, covering all aspects of police practice and culture, has (...)

Kathleen O’Toole, chairperson of the commission on the future of policing in Ireland. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Gardaí should lose the power to decide if people are prosecuted and members of the public should be able to report any concerns to the Garda by mobile(...)

The reform of An Garda Síochána in the years ahead will not be on the same scale as the RUC’s transition to the PSNI, Garda Commissioner Drew Harris h(...)