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 (...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris: the Garda Representative Association is seeking an urgent meeting with him about the “invaluable” Garda youth diversion programme.   Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Garda Representative Association has claimed it would be wrong to “smear” individual gardaí over shortcomings in youth crime policing because the (...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris: will undertake “a review of discipline as a matter of priority” in the first quarter of 2019.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government is to be asked to fund “a limited and highly targeted” redundancy programme in the Garda Síochána to clear the way for policing reforms(...)

The lack of specialist child interviewers in the Garda has  been criticised by the Policing Authority, the Garda Inspectorate and the Garda Ombudsman. Photograph: Getty Images

Six more specialist Garda units to handle sex crime are to be established before the end of this year, but rank-and-file members are worried budget sh(...)

Controls  put in place include the cancellation of overtime for administrative purposes.  File photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Garda has already spent almost its full €100 million overtime budget for the year, Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has said. However, while(...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris earlier this month in Templemore, Co Tipperary. “Regrettably, An Garda Síochána will significantly exceed the budget this year,” he said on Thursday. Photograph: Don Moloney/Press 22

Spending in An Garda Síochána is too high and overtime and other forms of discretionary spending have been cut for the remainder of the year, Garda Co(...)

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