Tallaght Garda station has been one of the top five busiest stations in the country for the number of crimes reported each year, reaching 5,200 last year. Photograph:   Frank Miller

The Garda is paying more than €120,000 annually to rent a full floor of a hotel beside one of the Republic’s busiest Garda stations because the statio(...)

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(...)

The superintendents’ conference is set to take place in Naas, Co Kildare. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Garda superintendents have noticed an increase in cross-border crime as Brexit approaches and are set to push for more highly trained armed gardaí to (...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has attended this year’s conference, the theme of which is Preparing for Change. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

Gardaí say they are tired of working in stations where rat and pigeon droppings are a regular hazard and are threatening to walk out unless promised n(...)

Minister for Justice  Charlie Flanagan  says he ‘does not accept’ the accusation he is negligent of Garda resourcing issues. Photograph: Garrett White / Collins Photo Agency

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has said organised crime will not be allowed to “run amok”. Speaking at the Garda Representative Association (GRA) an(...)

The call for divisional armed support units comes as gang feuding has spread beyond Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Rank-and-file gardaí want 24-hour armed units set up in all 28 Garda divisions to deal with armed crime and are also seeking a full-time Public Order (...)

A  Garda spokeswoman declined to confirm the scenes of crime role will be civilianised but said the impact of civilisation has been ‘a key consideration for Garda management’. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

There is widespread concern among rank-and-file gardaí about plans to replace Garda crime scene examiners with civilian personnel. About 150 gardaí a(...)

Just 69 motorists were caught over the drink-driving limit “the morning after” since the beginning of the year, latest Garda figures show. Last month(...)

Josephine Feehily, chairwoman of the Policing Authority, said there are some areas of the country where 100 per cent of gardaí have signed up to the code of conduct and some where the figure is far less. File photograph: Alan Betson

About 30 per cent of gardaí have not yet signed up to the force’s code of ethics which was introduced two years ago following a series of Garda scanda(...)

Graduates are voting with their feet and changing career because of the disparity in pay between teachers who qualified before 2010, TUI says. Photograph: iStock

The president of the Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) said if it was possible to sort out the nurses pay dispute then it should be possible to address (...)

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