Operation Hybrid, which tackles the Kinahan-Hutch feud, and Operation C-Port, for security at Dublin Port, are deemed security priorities, and have   been exempted from the current temporary overtime ban. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Significant restrictions on Garda overtime are set to remain in place until early next week despite a €50 million fresh injection of funding for polic(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said Garda overtime was paid a month in arrears. “I would have hoped or assumed Garda management would have been aware of that.’’  Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan told the Seanad on Wednesday night his officials had been in touch with the Garda Commissioner’s office about ov(...)

The body representing rank and file gardaí has said Garda overtime was a “safety valve” which offered the best value for money in policing. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

The cancellation of Garda overtime is an early “Christmas present for criminals”, the body representing rank and file gardaí has said. The Garda Repr(...)

Rank -and-file gardai have voted to accept the new public service pay agreement.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Rank -and-file gardai have voted to accept the new public service pay agreement. Members ofthe Garda Representative Association (GRA)backed the acco(...)

The increase in Garda numbers is part of a long-term drive to bring the strength of the force to about 21,000 by 2021, comprising 15,000 gardaí, 2,000 reserves and 4,000 civilians. File photograph: Getty Images

Eight hundred extra gardaí are to be recruited under the Budget 2018, bringing the force’s strength to about 14,000. Minister for Justice Charlie Fla(...)

The GRA has claimed  senior gardaí   put pressure on officers to record high testing numbers irrespective of the number of tests actually carried out

It is “unlikely” that evidence will be discovered to prove a claim that senior gardaí forced officers to inflate breath-testing data, Policing Authori(...)

 Acting Garda commissioner Dónall Ó Cualái and PSNI chief constable George Hamilton  in Dundalk at the annual cross-Border conference on organised crime. Photograph: Collins Dublin

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has said two years is “a long time” to wait before the next Garda commissioner is appointed. Speaking in Dundal(...)

It was very unlikely evidence would be found to prove senior Garda officers ordered or directed members of the force to inflate alcohol breath testing data, the head of the  Policing Authority, Josephine Feehily, has said.

It is “unlikely” that evidence will be discovered to prove a claim that senior gardaí forced officers to inflate breath-testing data, Policing Authori(...)

The Garda Representative Association said the Government move had ‘potentially stored up future grievances’. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Rank and file gardaí have described as “a flagrant injustice” a Government decision that they should not be given the right to strike. The Cabinet on(...)

 Members of An Garda Síochána should not be allowed go on strike, a new Government report has urged. File photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Members of An Garda Síochána should not be allowed go on strike and new measures should be put in place to stop lower-level industrial action affectin(...)

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