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(...)

Nóirín O’Sullivan made some basic errors during her time as commissioner, according to one Kildare-based garda

Nóirín O’Sullivan should have been a fire-fighter instead of garda commissioner, according to some members of the force. “We were just saying the oth(...)

Garda Inspector Paul Franey:   concerned that there are some officer who still do not feel comfortable enough to “come out”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Sitting in Terenure College when he was in transition year more than 20 years ago Paul Franey wrote essays about policing: “It’s the only thing I’ve e(...)

John Barrett at the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee meeting:  he has said that accounting practices at Templemore Garda College operated in plain sight and  were known to senior management for decades but  they never impeded the promotion of any of those involved

“The ugly truth tends to recur if it is not properly root-caused and appropriate lessons genuinely learned,” John Barrett, head of human resources at (...)