The Bill is implementing the recommendations of the 2018 Commission on the Future of Policing which found existing oversight organisations had emerged haphazardly and in response to various policing crises.  Photograph: Getty Images

The Policing, Security and Community Safety Bill, which was approved by Cabinet on Tuesday, will be the most ambitious programme of Garda reform in de(...)

Members and supporters of YARI protest outside the offices of Gsoc. Photograph: Alan Betson

and Gardaí and community representatives in west Dublin are concerned an incident involving the family of George Nkencho on Wednesday will further da(...)

The complaint to Gsoc relates to an incident during which staff at the Central Mental Hospital in Dundrum  initially refused to take custody of a mentally ill criminal defendant following a court order that he be detained at the hospital. Photograph: Alan Betson

The senior management of the Central Mental Hospital (CMH) has made a complaint to the Garda Ombudsman alleging gardaí forced entry into the facility (...)

An incident involving the shooting of a dog began on Sunday when a search operation was launched by gardaí at Coburg Place, Dublin 1 (junction with Seville Place above). File photograph: Google Street View

Gardaí have shot and killed a dog during a drugs search in Dublin city centre. A man aged in his 40s was arrested following the incident on Sunday af(...)

Flowers and a damaged window at the home of George Nkencho in Clonee, west Dublin, where he was shot multiple times by gardaí.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A non-lethal Garda tactic for disarming knife-wielding suspects was not available to Dublin officers on the day George Nkencho was shot dead. Mr Nken(...)

Demonstrators  during a protest for George Nkencho at Blanchardstown Garda station, Dublin on Tuesday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

Gardaí are investigating the sending of abusive and racist mail to the family of George Nkencho who was shot dead by gardaí in west Dublin last week. (...)

People at a candlelit vigil in Dublin for George Nkencho. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Much of the final hour of George Nkencho’s life was filmed, with the videos shared around social media and WhatsApp groups despite pleas from his fam(...)

Demonstrators outside Pearse Street Garda station in Dublin city centre.

Approximately 100 protesters demonstrated outside Pearse Street Garda Station in Dublin on New Year’s Day following the shooting dead of George Nkench(...)

Protestors at Blanchardstown Garda Station on Thursday morning after the shooting dead by gardaí of George Nkencho (27). Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Garda Ombudsman investigators are to examine a video capturing the fatal Garda shooting of a man in his front garden in west Dublin on Wednesday. Geo(...)

Members of the Garda armed support unit  during  training exercise. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The main representative body for gardaí has said armed detectives should be retained until there are specialist firearms support units in every divisi(...)

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