Barry O Brien

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Mary Coll and Jacqueline Connolly, Clodagh Hawe’s mother and sister, said the commissioner has agreed to a serious case review headed up by the assistant Garda Commissioner Barry O’Brien. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A case review into the murder of Clodagh Hawe and her three sons is to be established by An Garda Síochána. At a meeting at Garda Headquarters on Th(...)

AtriAN Medical co-founders Barry O’Brien and Ken Coffey.

Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is the most common form of abnormal heart rhythm, affecting millions of people worldwide. It is estimated that 9 per cent o(...)

Garda Cathal Comiskey and Det Garda Ann Power  in the Phoenix Park. Both  will take part in Cycle Against Suicide in memory of their late colleague Det Supt Colm Fox. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

In life Colm Fox inspired his work colleagues. Three months on from his death, he’s doing it still. “He was our rock,” says Ann Power. “He was a doer(...)

Mr Justice Peter Charleton at the Tribunal of Inquiry into protected disclosures made under the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 and certain other matters. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An Garda Síochána is examining more streamlined ways, that are less open to legal challenge, to dismiss members from the force. The move comes after (...)

Ken Purcell, Scott Masterson, Paul Murphy, Michael Murphy, Ciarán Mahon, Frank Donaghy and Michael Banks following their acquittal in the Jobstown protest trial earlier this year. Photograph: PA

An internal Garda review into the policing of the Jobstown water charges protest in 2014 is expected to criticise senior gardaí. The report, which (...)

Paul Murphy during heated exchanges with  Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  in the Dáil

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy has written to the Ceann Comhairle accusing Taoiseach Leo Varadkar of defaming him when he accused Murphy of thuggery during(...)

 Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan: said Garda members were trained to expect different versions of the same events being relayed as evidence. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The conduct of Garda witnesses in the Jobstown trial will not form part of a review ordered after the acquittal of TD Paul Murphy and five other anti-(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the National Day of Commemoration ceremony at the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin, on Sunday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The intervention of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in the debate about the Jobstown trial could delay a similar trial due to begin later this year, according (...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin  said the Taoiseach’s comments in relation to gardai were unfair. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A call by the Taoiseach for the Garda Commissioner to examine evidence given by members of the force at the Jobstown trial is unfair to gardaí, accord(...)

Ronald Emmett  claimed he had been “practically set up” and was told there would be a minimum of €30,000 in the EBS Killiney branch that day.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

A judge has praised a garda for his bravery in chasing and arresting a robber he believed to be armed, while also praising the manager of the raided p(...)

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