Garda Commissioner Drew Harris: knew when taking the job he was being hired primarily to implement the change programme in the commission’s report. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland’s long-awaited report was unveiled in the glorious surroundings of the Dublin City Hall’s Rotunda;(...)

Chair Kathleen O’Toole at the publication of the report of the Commission on the Future of Policing in Dublin on Tuesday. Photograph: Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland/PA Wire

Recommendations by the Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland could – if implemented – transform how the Garda Síochána is structured at loca(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Garda Commissioner Drew Harris. Photograph: Maxwellphotography.ie

An ambitious programme to radically reform and modernise the Garda and its oversight bodies, covering all aspects of police practice and culture, has (...)

Kathleen O’Toole, chairperson of the commission on the future of policing in Ireland. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Gardaí should lose the power to decide if people are prosecuted and members of the public should be able to report any concerns to the Garda by mobile(...)

Gardaí were wrong to wear hoods during an eviction  protest in Dublin this week, said the commissioner, but insisted they were upholding the law. Photograph: Jack Power/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Garda Commissioner Drew Harris have said gardaí were upholding the law when policing a homelessness protest in Dublin city (...)

While several men in balaclavas stood at the entrance to the property, more than a dozen gardaí wearing face masks blocked protesters from accessing the building. Photograph: Jack Power

The presence of men wearing balaclavas, gardaí among them, as the occupation of a Dublin property by housing activists was brought to an end has cause(...)

Housing activists have been removed from a Dublin city centre property that they had been occupying for the last three weeks. Photograph: Jack Power

Politicians and civil liberties groups have criticised An Garda Síochána after a group of balaclava-wearing men evicted housing activists from a prop(...)

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(...)

Journalist and blogger Dara Quigley (36), who died on April 12th 2017, five days after being stopped by gardaí on Harcourt Street and detained under the Mental Health Act 2001

The family of Dara Quigley, who took her own life last year five days after Garda CCTV footage of her running naked on a Dublin street was shared onli(...)

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(...)

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