Matters linked to the Garda whistleblower controversies have been ongoing for several years. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

In 2008 Westmeath-based sergeant Maurice McCabe raised concerns with his superiors about senior gardaí quashing penalty points. Nothing was done but (...)

Members of Get the Boat to Vote, a group of Irish people who returning from London to vote in the same-sex marriage referendum last Friday, as they arrived at the Stena ferry terminal in Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Last weekend at Dublin Castle, thousands gathered to mark a watershed moment in Irish history. As the country delivered a resounding Yes to marriage(...)