Gardaí say Deferred Prosecution Agreements avoid the risk of large companies with multiple workers going out of business as a consequence of  prosecution. File photograph: Getty Images

New criminal offences including “reckless trading” and “causing a financial institution to fail” should be introduced as part of an overhaul of white-(...)

Deputy Chief Constable with the Police Service of Northern Ireland Drew Harris who has been chosen as the next Garda Commissioner. Photograph: Getty

The Government has agreed the appointment of Drew Harris as the next Garda Commissioner at a salary of €250,000. Mr Harris, who is currently the Depu(...)

Several Garda sources point to the fact that crime is migrating online. Yet some Garda stations still do not have access to the Garda’s computer Pulse database. Photograph: Getty Images

It’s a September morning in 2014 and a group of young men and women shuffles into a small lecture theatre. They’re suited and booted and finally getti(...)

 Garda James Morrisroe: “Nobody seems to know what’s going to happen so, from a security point of view and representing our members, it is a worry.”

Garda management has currently no detailed policing plans in place for the Border in the event of a hard Brexit, the Acting Garda Commissioner, Donal (...)

Attendance at the official opening of the refurbished Cork courthouse on Anglesea Street. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A new €34.8 million criminal court complex in Cork will meet the city’s needs for decades to come, according to Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan.(...)

Joanne Hayes, June 1985. A DNA test carried out late last year into Baby John, who was about five days old and had been dead for two days, proved Ms Hayes could not have been the mother. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A full murder inquiry into the discovery of a baby boy on a beach outside Cahersiveen in Co Kerry more than 30 years ago has begun, following a Garda (...)

Joanne Hayes picutred at the Kerry babies tribunal tribunal in 1985. Photograph: Peter Thursfield.

Acting Garda Commissioner Donal O’Cualáin has apologised to Kerry woman Joanne Hayes for her treatment by gardaí over 30 years ago when she was arrest(...)

The political landscape shifted towards the end of the year. First, in favour of Fianna Fáil, when Leo Varadkar appeared ready to cause a general elec(...)

Deputy Garda commissioner John Twomey who appeared before the Oireachtas Committee on Justice onThursday. Photograph: Collins

Gardaí conducted an inquiry into the use of a private email account by the former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan but did not notify the Departme(...)

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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