Garda Commissioner Drew Harris: will undertake “a review of discipline as a matter of priority” in the first quarter of 2019.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government is to be asked to fund “a limited and highly targeted” redundancy programme in the Garda Síochána to clear the way for policing reforms(...)

The GRA said it ‘blew the whistle and said that crime figures were being “massaged” downwards’.

Rank and file gardaí have rejected findings by Assistant Commissioner Michael O’Sullivan that senior Garda management did not gain from the gross infl(...)

Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin: “We have been hearing for some weeks that some form of root-and-branch external review of An Garda Síochána will be commissioned. And yet . . . we have not seen any indication that such a mechanism will be established quickly.”  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Cabinet will discuss a commission to examine the Garda when it meets on Tuesday but is unlikely to reach conclusions about the proposals to invest(...)

Garda Síochána Inspectorate deputy chief inspector Mark Toland said: “We’ve recommended they need to knock on doors, let people know they’re actually patrolling their streets.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Gardaí could increase their visibility by getting out of their patrol cars and “knocking on doors”, the Garda Síochána Inspectorate has said. The bo(...)

 Garda Commisioner Noirin O’ Sullivan arrives at the Policing Authority on King Street, in North Dublin on Thursday. Photograph: Collins

The Authority expressed: Serious concern at the impact on victims and at the systemic performance and management failures o Dismay at the familia(...)

Chairwoman Josephine Feehily at the Policing Authority’s press conference. “It will take time for the authority to establish itself fully.” Photograph: Alan Betson

The Garda policing plan for this year – which lists priorities for 2016 – will be the last the force will draw up itself, the head of the new Policing(...)

The  functions of the new authority will include setting priorities and performance targets for the Garda

The independent Policing Authority, which will oversee the performance of An Garda Síochána, comes into operation today. Some of the responsibilitie(...)

It was the blatant, up-front demand for planning-related bribes that made the RTÉ Investigates programme so absorbing. It reflected a seam of corrupti(...)

Top-heavy, inefficient, defensive, bureaucratic, resistant to change … the latest pronouncements on the quality of our policing service by the Garda S(...)

 Micheál Martin:  “It goes to the heart of how a system and a Government treats whistleblowers. The Minister is very culpable with regard to the remarks he made on the floor of this House.”

Garda whistleblowers were isolated, undermined and denied access to records, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Marti(...)

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