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Minister for Children Katherine Zappone: “I think it’s really fantastic that women like herself have the courage to come into the public where the State must face them.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The State must face up to how women like former garda Majella Moynihan were treated, and make reparations for the “terrible aspects of our past,” Mini(...)

Majella Moynihan in 1998. She has been commended for telling her story by the National Women’s Council of Ireland. Photograph: RTÉ

A story of secrecy and shame, of a woman being treated appallingly by State institutions, with involvement from the Catholic Church – this is a narrat(...)

Majella Moynihan “has done a great public service in speaking so honestly and so eloquently about her experiences”. Photograph: RTÉ

In 1984, Majella Moynihan was threatened with dismissal from An Garda Síochána because, as the formal charge against her put it, she “had sexual inter(...)

Majella Moynihan says she felt ‘overwhelmed’ after documentary was broadcast. Photograph: supplied by RTE

Former garda Majella Moynihan has said she attempted suicide five times in the wake of her treatment by the force in the 1980s. Ms Moynihan said she (...)

Majella Moynihan spoke to RTÉ about being charged under the Garda Síochána regulations over  having premarital sex with another garda and a second count of having “give birth to a child outside wedlock” in May 1984. Photograph:  Supplied by RTÉ

A former garda who was threatened with dismissal from the force in the 1980s for having a baby with a colleague while unmarried says she feels “vindic(...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has revealed that the Garda Commissioner ‘is open to considering other industry-funded proposals to combat insurance fraud’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has re-opened the door to the insurance industry funding the fight against fraud, as latest figures show six new crimin(...)

The Garda Inspectorate is a Garda oversight body and iIt examines areas of policing practice and recommends reforms on the basis of its findings.

A major review into how the Garda tackles corruption within its ranks has begun. It is the first of its kind in the near 100-year history of the force(...)

Queen Elizabeth  is seen in London, England, on Saturday. The queen’s birthday honours have been released. Photograph: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Former frontman of The Undertones Feargal Sharkey (60) has been made an OBE in Queen Elizabeth’s birthday honours. Sharkey is one of several musician(...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris to be honoured by the queen.

The outgoing PSNI chief constable George Hamilton has been knighted in Queen Elizabeth’s birthday honours list. The Garda commissioner and former PSN(...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris said that the decision to send almost 160 of the 201 new recruits to Dublin and Louth,  was a very deliberate decision. File photograph: Don Moloney/Press 22

From Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has welcomed the decision by the Garda Commissioner to allocate over t(...)

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