Minister of State for Disability Issues Finian  McGrath told an Oireachtas committee he too was ‘very upset’ about  the situation regarding finances for the Irish Deaf Society. File photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Minister of State for Disability Issues Finian McGrath has said funding difficulties that have arisen at the Irish Deaf Society are “unacceptable (...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris at the committee hearing on Wednesday

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has apologised to whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe on behalf of the force in the wake of the findings of the Disclosur(...)

Minister for Justice  Charlie Flanagan  speaking at a post budget press conference at Government Buildings. Photograph: Garrett White/ Collins

Not all of the Garda or Department of Justice reforms recommended require money and €10 million set aside in the budget to begin the reform process is(...)

Specialist gardaí also regularly fail to notify Gsoc within the required time period when they use Taser guns.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The Garda failed to report almost 1,600 incidents involving incapacitating spray within the required time frame, data obtained by The Irish Times show(...)

 Áras an Uachtaráin. Photograph: Frank Miller

Gardaí must explain why a woman who gained access to Áras an Uachtaráin and confronted the President was allowed to drive away without consequence, Fi(...)

Gardaí in front of a house in Dublin city centre where activists were removed by a private security firm on foot of a court order last week. Photograph: Jack Power

Comments by Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan in support of legislation against photographing and filming gardaí have been widely criticised by op(...)

Paul Williams and Shane Coleman

It’s hard to believe Paul Williams has the time to be bored, what with anchoring a news show and engaging in verbal skirmishes with his on-air colleag(...)

Another issue of great concern to Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire was training and how half of front line gardaí were not trained to drive squad cars in pursuit.

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Justice has expressed concern about the “fundamental flaws” in An Garda Siochána’s reform process identified by the Polici(...)

Facebook head of public policy Niamh Sweeney and Siobhán Cummiskey, head of content policy for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, arrive at the Dáil on Wednesday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The era of self-regulation by social media platforms is over and the Republic must lead the way in deciding how they are regulated in the future, an O(...)

“Facebook walks and talks like a media company, so it should be treated like one. The cultural change would be significant – and content moderation would change as a consequence.” Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Facebook is huge, with more than 2.2 billion monthly actively users. There are also all those users on WhatsApp and Instagram, both owned by Facebook.(...)

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