Garda superintendents have said they will not engage with changes within the force after they claimed the Government reneged on a pay deal. The gene(...)

Armed gardaí at a checkpoint on Portland Row, Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Armed Garda patrols to detect and deter terrorism and organised crime gangs are being scaled back in a bid to reduce spending on overtime. The Garda (...)

The 1916 Centenary Commemorative medals were presented to a number of Defence Force personnel by the President of Ireland Michael D Higgins. Photograph:  Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Protests by partners and supporters of the Defence Forces are taking place today at army barracks across the country over pay and conditions. The dem(...)

Operation Hybrid, which tackles the Kinahan-Hutch feud, and Operation C-Port, for security at Dublin Port, are deemed security priorities, and have   been exempted from the current temporary overtime ban. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Significant restrictions on Garda overtime are set to remain in place until early next week despite a €50 million fresh injection of funding for polic(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said Garda overtime was paid a month in arrears. “I would have hoped or assumed Garda management would have been aware of that.’’  Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan told the Seanad on Wednesday night his officials had been in touch with the Garda Commissioner’s office about ov(...)

The Public Service Pay and Pensions Bill, which will be published later in the week, will seek to address those who do not participate in the collective agreements including the three teachers unions. Photograph:  Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Tens of thousands of public servants could face a freezing of increments and delays in pay increases for failing to back the public sector pay deal. (...)

Rank -and-file gardai have voted to accept the new public service pay agreement.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Rank -and-file gardai have voted to accept the new public service pay agreement. Members ofthe Garda Representative Association (GRA)backed the acco(...)

The increase in Garda numbers is part of a long-term drive to bring the strength of the force to about 21,000 by 2021, comprising 15,000 gardaí, 2,000 reserves and 4,000 civilians. File photograph: Getty Images

Eight hundred extra gardaí are to be recruited under the Budget 2018, bringing the force’s strength to about 14,000. Minister for Justice Charlie Fla(...)

Acting Garda Commissioner Dónall Ó Cualáin said there was no evidence to suggest  anyone at management level was asking their people to falsify records. Image: Oireachtas screengrab.

Garda breath testing figures were found to be “out of kilter” by 6.4 million at one point during the recent internal Garda review of data, the Oireach(...)

Acting Garda commissioner Dónall Ó Cualáin will  tell a committee that more than 3,800 motorists wrongly convicted of motoring offences are to have their cases heard this December. Photograph: Collins

Both Garda management and rank-and-file members must accept responsibility for the falsification of breath-test figures, the acting Garda commissioner(...)

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