A commission investigating the shooting dead of an armed robber by gardaí has exonerated the detective involved but found there were severe failings b(...)

Department of Justice officials warn there is a vital requirement to provide sufficient funds to recruit 500 civilians to address ‘critical skills and capacity issues’. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The Department of Justice has said it cannot rule out seeking a supplementary budget for An Garda Síochána due to increasing overtime costs. The Iri(...)

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen  left the inquiry hearings without suffering further blows to his reputation. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Talking privately to members of the banking inquiry in recent days, they sounded less like doctors trying to keep it alive and more like pathologists (...)