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(...)

Pressure on drug dealers in Drogheda by gardaí is believed to be behind graffiti that has appeared around the town in recent weeks (pictured). Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

Pressure on drug dealers in Drogheda by gardaí is believed to be behind graffiti that has appeared around the town in recent weeks. The most recent i(...)

Garda representative groups have called on the Commissioner to retain the hoods for the safety of their members. file photograph: Collins

Forty six gardaí have been spit on by suspects in the two months since the Garda stopped releasing regular updates on such incidents. New figures als(...)

Some members of the Garda Representative Association believe a two-day meeting of its central executive committee in a Galway city hotel was permitted under the rules while the leadership of the association has insisted it would breach Covid-19 restrictions. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A significant dispute has broken out within the largest Garda staff association about how to interpret the Covid-19 public health measures. Some memb(...)

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee: Commended the Garda force for their “determined, persistent and painstaking investigation” that resulted in the murder conviction  of Aaron Brady. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Garda investigation into the murder of Det Garda Adrian Donohoe would continue despite the conviction of south Armagh man Aaron Brady and would be(...)

Failure to comply with the new face mask  regulations could bring a penalty of up to six months in prison and a fine of up to €2,500.

Gardaí only received guidance on the enforcement of the new face mask regulations on public transport some five hours before they became law. At midn(...)

A hearse carries the remains of Det Garda Colm Horkan in Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, on Friday evening. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Colm Horkan was the 35th garda killed by gunfire since the foundation of An Garda Síochána in 1922, a figure which includes two incidents of friendly (...)

Gardaí at the scene of the fatal shooting of a detective in Castlerea on Thursday. Photograph: Michael McCormack

President Michael D Higgins has led tributes to Det Garda Colm Horkan, who was shot dead in Castlerea, Co Roscommon on Wednesday night. Det Garda Hor(...)

Gardaí now have permission to wear masks anywhere they feel social distancing cannot be achieved. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Garda members will be allowed to wear face masks during any of their interactions with members of the public, including at checkpoints and on foot pat(...)

A Garda checkpoint: Garda management had feared the virus might severally deplete operational effectiveness. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

Only about a dozen rank and file gardaí have been infected with Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic, far less than expected by senior management.(...)

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