Gardaí at the scene of a public order incident outside a property on North Frederick Street in Dublin 1 last year. File photograph: Jack Power/The Irish Times

The biggest risk associated with significant public disorder in Ireland comes from the Garda’s policing of such incidents rather than the disorder its(...)

Drew Harris speaking at the Public Accounts Committe on Thursday.

An allowance awarded to gardaí to avoid industrial action 2½ years ago is now using up €22 million of the force’s annual overtime budget and is “not s(...)

A handout image made available by Interpol showing Meng Hongwei, Chinese President of Interpol. Photograph: EPA

French authorities have opened an inquiry into the disappearance of Meng Hongwei, the Chinese head of international police agency Interpol, after he r(...)

 Garda Detective Superintendent Declan Daly (left) and Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll during a Garda media briefing on Operation Ketch  in Dublin. Photo Gareth Chaney Collins

Social media companies have played a central role in the latest round of garda searches targeting the possession of child pornography. The second ph(...)

Incoming Garda Commissioner Drew Harris  took time away from the PSNI to serve in Scotland for two years. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

An interesting nugget in the policing record of incoming Garda Commissioner Drew Harris is that he took time away from the PSNI to serve in Scotland f(...)

“A flood of highly-visible armed gardaí onto the streets would be there just for the sake of it, and in the absence of hard information stating a terror attack is coming. Such a move would only create panic.” File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The public has, by and large, welcomed the fact the three Islamic State extremists who struck in London last Saturday night were quickly shot dead by (...)

Christy Kinahan

The investigation into the international Kinahan crime cartel had been “the best training day” possible for members of the Garda, one of the key offic(...)

Hassan Bal  was remanded in custody at Waterford District Court. Photograph: Patrick Browne

A man accused of funding a foreign terrorist group who has already been refused bail in the district court will make a new application for bail to the(...)

Aurimas Petraska admitted stealing €80,000 worth of women’s clothes from Isobel Boutique, Adare, Co Limerick. Picture from Google Maps

Gardaí and international police units are investigating a “professional” burglary gang which has targeted businesses in Munster. During a recent ope(...)

“Dressed in black fatigues, wearing head lights”, the gang were observed on CCTV footage inside the premises they robbed “checking their watches at regular intervals”, the court was told

A man was “accidentally” shot in the face and seriously injured by armed gardaí when they intercepted an international “professional” burglary gang in(...)

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