The injured garda is attached to the regional armed support unit. Each member of the unit undergoes months of specialised firearms training.

A garda has undergone emergency surgery after his personal firearm accidentally discharged inside his patrol car. The garda sustained a gunshot wound(...)

Mark Hennessy: shot dead by gardaí in Co Dublin last year.

A full inquest into the death of Mark Hennessy, who abducted and killed Jastine Valdez in Co Wicklow, will take place later this year. Mr Hennessy (4(...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris told media at the Association of Garda Superintendents annual conference, ‘I think we need to share information’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

An Garda Síochána is failing to provide the body responsible for oversight of the force with relevant records, sought as part of investigations into G(...)

Patrick Joyce was killed in a crash at the Clontarf Road/Malahide Road junction in Dublin at approximately 1am on Friday. Photograph: Collins

The man killed in a single vehicle collision in Fairview, north Dublin in the early hours of Friday morning, has been named as Patrick Joyce. Mr Joyc(...)

Dara Quigley who died on April 12th, 2017

The Garda Ombudsman has confirmed a garda accused of sharing video footage of a woman with mental health issues running naked on the street will not f(...)

Ian Bailey and partner Jules Thomas, with solicitor Frank Buttimer:  Mr Bailey says the fact retired gardaí were not obliged to contribute gave them “immunity in effect”. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The son of Sophie Toscan du Plantier, the French woman who was murdered in west Cork at Christmas 1996, has welcomed the report from the Garda Síochán(...)

The Gsoc staff member under investigation was responsible for carrying out an investigation into a garda who was involved in a road traffic incident involving a member of the public. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A Garda ombudsman officer is under investigation for allegedly “coaching” the solicitor of a garda who they were due to interview as part of an inqui(...)

Investigators were satisfied there was a single discharge of a Garda weapon  on the raid on a house in Dublin, a Gsoc spokesman said. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A public-interest investigation into the accidental discharge of a Garda weapon during a raid on a private residence was “not warranted”, the Garda Sí(...)

Figures regarding Garda deployment of pepper spray were contained in the submission of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission  to the Commission on the Future of Policing. File photograph: iStockPhoto

Gardaí used pepper spray more than 500 times last year, new figures show. Between the beginning of the year and the first week of November, gardaí de(...)

One young man has died and two others have been injured following a crash in Wexford this morning. Photograph: The Irish Times

A man in his twenties has died and two others have been seriously injured in a single vehicle crash in Wexford town this morning. The crash happened(...)

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