Dermot Gallagher: he was closely involved in efforts to ensure the establishment of a stable powersharing administration in the North. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Former Department of Foreign Affairs secretary general Dermot Gallagher, who died on Sunday, played a key role in the Northern peace process. Mr Ga(...)

The chair of the Policing Authority, Josephine Feehily, has said that continued issues with the recording of crime statistics by An Garda Síochána only serves to undermine public confidence in the force. Photograph: Laura Hutton/Collins.

The continued issues with the recording of crime statistics by An Garda Síochána only serves to undermine public confidence in the force, the chair o(...)

Garda Síochána have referred the incident to Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC).Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after he was shot in the face by a garda in Co Limerick. The man, a Lithuanian national in his 30s, has (...)

Jillian Thornton (20) died when the car she was travelling in crashed into a second car near Duleek, Co Meath, on Friday.

Gardaí have released without charge a man arrested in relation to a fatal car crash in Co Meath. A file will be prepared for the Director of Public (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny  has said changing the legislation allowing GSOC to access journalists’ telephone records may be necessary to protect sources. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said changing the legislation allowing the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) to access journalists’ telephone record(...)

Last week The Irish Times revealed the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) had viewed two journalists’ phone records without the journalists’ knowledge or consent on foot of a complaint about reports on the death of model Katy French in 2007. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said it may be appropriate to change legislation which allows Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) accessing of journalists(...)

The incident was referred to GSOC under section 102 of the Garda Síochána Act 2005, which is normal procedure when a death or serious harm has occurred following Garda contact.

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) is investigating a road traffic incident in Dublin city centre this morning in which a man in his 20s w(...)

A Garda van was involved in a two-car collision in Co Kerry on Monday night. Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

A woman was seriously injured following a two-car collision involving a Garda van in Co Kerry on Monday evening. The crash happened on the N22 Killarn(...)

Main players in the controversy (from left): former minister for justice Alan Shatter, Attorney General Máire Whelan, Taoiseach Enda Kenny, former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan, and former secretary general of the Department of Justice, Brian Purcell.

The argument from Government in the coming days will be that the only question worth dealing with is whether Taoiseach Enda Kenny attempted to sack, o(...)

Clockwise from top left: Martin Fraser, Enda Kenny, Brian Purcell, Martin Callinan, Alan Shatter and Máire Whelan.

Enda Kenny Mr Kenny has been a Fine Gael TD for Mayo since 1975 and Taoiseach since 2011. He has said he first became aware of the issue of the tapin(...)

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