Chairperson of the Policing Authority Josephine Feehily: Nóirín O’Sullivan’s  “intentions certainly would have been to perform [her] role honourably”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The head of the Policing Authority has said she does not believe former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan set out to be “duplicitous” in her dealin(...)

Gardaí operating a speed camera as part of a penalty points for speeding operation. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The latest report on the cancellation of penalty points by gardaí appears to bring the matter to a close. The problem was perhaps not as widespread a(...)

 A Garda checkpoint on Kildare Street, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Records kept by gardaí as they cancelled penalty points were so poor and unreliable it would be impossible to discipline or prosecute them, the Garda (...)

Sgt  Maurice McCabe Garda  on the first day of the Charleton tribunal last June:  “Sgt Maurice McCabe would be buried by now if he had not taped the conversation,” Mick Wallace said. Photograph: Alan Betson

Major investigations into a series of Garda controversies, including the Garda’s handling of whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe, are being delayed becau(...)

A man has been given a suspended jail term after he admitted making a false report to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc) about being assaulted by gardaí in Cork.

A man has been given a suspended jail term after he admitted making a false report to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc) about being assau(...)

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties and the National Union of Journalists made submissions to the Oireachtas Committee on Justice on the General Scheme of the Communications (Data Retention) Bill 2017

Proposed legislation on the retention of phone and internet data does not comply with European Law and has “profound implications” for journalists and(...)

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(...)

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 (...)

Woman said she was severely shocked and alarmed that attacker  appeared to know where she now lived and it affected her recovery.

A rape victim whose new address was disclosed to her attacker after it was accessed through the Garda computer system is entitled to continue with her(...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan accepted there were difficulties with the current legislation but denied it was unconstitutional. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A report by the former chief justice John Murray has found that current data-retention legislation amounts to mass surveillance of the entire populati(...)

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