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(...)

A serving member of the Garda is to be sentenced for sexual assault in June after dramatically changing his plea to guilty at Castlebar Circuit Crimin(...)

The Tricolour flies at half mast outside Ballymun Garda station on Sunday after  the death of a senior detective. Photograph: Stephen Collins

An investigation is under way into the death of a senior detective in a north Dublin Garda station. The officer, who was in his 50s and one of the m(...)

Seán Phillips and his wife, Norma: “We told these men that this guy was threatening to kill our family, our kids,” Mr Phillips says. “We definitely think the Garda saw Crevan as ‘don’t touch’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The family of a young woman seriously injured in the same incident in which Garda Tony Golden was murdered two years ago today, are demanding a “full (...)

Gardai confront protesters during an anti-racism march in Dublin in February 2016. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A garda has pleaded not guilty to assaulting an RTÉ cameraman who was filming a violent protest in Dublin. The incident allegedly occurred when gard(...)

A shooting incident involving a garda occurred near the junction of Portobello Road and Kingsland Parade, Portobello, Dublin 8 (above). File photograph: Google Street View

An off-duty detective who shot and injured a man in Dublin last month is the subject of a criminal investigation by the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commi(...)

Nóirín O’Sullivan: “The last Garda commissioner was in and out to so many public forums that she wasn’t able to do her job,” according to Dermot Ahern. Photograph: Alan Betson

In her resignation statement, on Sunday, Nóirín O’Sullivan lamented that the job she was leaving had essentially become about “responding to an unendi(...)

Sgt Maurice McCabe with his wife, Lorraine, at the Charleton tribunal in Dublin Castle, on Monday.  Photograph: Collins Photos

The woman who made a complaint of child sexual abuse against Sgt Maurice McCabe told the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission she was told he watched y(...)

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan: told the Public Accounts Committee last month that the so-called “Cabra account” was being investigated or examined by a number of agencies. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The alleged fraudulent use by the Garda College of European Union monies is now under investigation by OLAF, the EU’s Anti-Fraud Office. The inquiry (...)

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