Garda Commissioner Drew Harris: nothing is  more important for the Garda than its members being “honest and acting with integrity”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Garda members may be tested for drugs and face vetting of their lifestyles, wealth and personal relationships as they seek promotions or transfers, or(...)

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(...)

The Garda Inspectorate is a Garda oversight body and iIt examines areas of policing practice and recommends reforms on the basis of its findings.

A major review into how the Garda tackles corruption within its ranks has begun. It is the first of its kind in the near 100-year history of the force(...)

Gabriel Makhlouf: Joan Burton called for the process of appointing Mr Makhlouf as governor of the Cental Bank to be paused because of controversy engulfing him in his native New Zealand, where he is head of the treasury.

The recruitment process to pick the next Central Bank of Ireland governor cost €70,236, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has disclosed, as his cho(...)

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc) is fighting back, attempting to maintain a pivotal place for itself in dealing with new oversight and d(...)

When Drew Harris became Garda Commissioner last September, the period covered by the 2018 plan had largely expired. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Garda’s annual policing plan features arrangements and targets for recording and solving crime, recruiting new staff and rolling out new technolog(...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris: Policing Authority finds a rise in public satisfaction towards the end of 2018 coincided with his appointment. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA

Many members of the Garda still do not appreciate the pressing need for cultural change within the force and believe colleagues who have been pressing(...)

 The Policing Authority was ‘disappointed with the level of achievement’ by the Garda in roads policing last year. Photograph: Alan Betson

The continuing decrease in the number of crimes being solved by the Garda was now of “significant” and “considerable” concern, the Policing Authority (...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris and Policing Authority chair Josephine Feehily at a press conference following a meeting at Dublin Castle on Thursday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

The Policing Authority is considering conducting an inquiry into why members of An Garda Síochána, civilian staff, and members of the reserve are not (...)

Agsi general secretary John Jacob (pictured with deputy general secretary Antoinette Cunningham) said the two members who had declined to attend the annual conference ‘haven’t indicated specifically why they are not coming’. File image: Cyril Byrne

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (Agsi) has defended its handling of a controversy involving an allegation of double-jobbing by one o(...)

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