Investigative shortcomings were discovered in nearly three quarters of homicide inquiries, including murders, carried out by gardaí when the cases were examined by the force’s oversight body.

Investigative shortcomings were discovered in nearly three quarters of homicide investigations, including murders, carried out by gardaí when they wer(...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris: “A further 2,700 personnel, comprising 1,500 Garda members and over 1,200 Garda staff will join us by 2021.” Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

A specialist Garda unit has seized €167 million in drugs, €10 million in cash and 108 firearms along with some 3,000 rounds of ammunition from crimina(...)

New Garda crime detention figures have been published by the CSO following a four-year suspension amid concerns over their accuracy. File image: Gareth Chaney Collins

Only one in 10 sexual offences reported to the Garda last year have been solved, new data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) reveals. The detec(...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris at a public meeting with the Policing Authority in Dublin Castle. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

The Garda was remaining vigilant as far-right activity began to emerge as a threat in the Republic, Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has said. “It’s ve(...)

The review found examples of cases that were misclassified, poor record-keeping and witness statements not being taken or taken late. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The investigation into the classification and investigation of homicides by the Garda Siochána has found shortcomings but none that are believed to ha(...)

Policing Authority chairwoman Josephine Feehily said the situation creates a significant ‘organisational risk’ for the Garda. Photograph: Frank Miller

At least 3,000 gardaí need to be trained to drive a patrol car but the precise number is unknown to Garda management, the Policing Authority has been (...)

The Government is coming under increasing pressure to introduce legislation to deal with hate crimes. It was not clear how many of the attacks included in the data were racially motivated or hate-based incidents. Stock photograph: Getty

Almost one in five people assaulted in the State is a foreign national, An Garda Síochána has said. Research by the Garda Analysis Service, supplied (...)

The Policing Authority has announced a review of the Garda adult caution scheme. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Garda’s adult caution scheme will undergo a major review, the Policing Authority announced on Friday. The audit comes amid fears that the scheme(...)

Policing Authority chairwoman Josephine Feehily and Garda Commissioner Drew Harris. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Garda’s adult caution scheme is set to undergo a major audit amid fears it is beset with the same mismanagement exposed with a similar system for (...)

Sources said it was impossible to determine if foreign nationals were over-represented as victims of assault in the Republic. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The Republic’s crime statistics should set out the ethnicity of assault victims to determine if foreign nationals are over-represented in street attac(...)

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