The Garda delegation is expected to be led by acting Garda Commissioner Dónall Ó Cualáin. Photograph: Collins/File

Members of senior Garda management are due to come before the Policing Authority this afternoon to answer questions on the misclassification of homici(...)

The Central Statistics Office has suspended publication of any more crime data. A Garda report on homicide figures will be analysed to determine by how much the Republic’s homicide rate has been understated for the last decade and a half.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Garda has been counting as “detected”, or solved, crimes that never went to court or reached any conclusion in the criminal justice system. It ha(...)

Former Garda commissioner Fachtna Murphy. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Senior Garda management was instructed to inform the internal audit unit of financial irregularities at Templemore Garda college in 2008 but did not d(...)

Niall Kelly, head of the Garda’s audit unit, has contacted the Policing Authority to clarify a number of matters around the inflated breath-test figures. File photograph: John Giles/PA Wire

A third senior civilian executive at the top of the Garda has moved to distance himself from Garda Headquarters’ position on recent scandals. Niall K(...)

Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan with the Garda’s  head of human resources John Barrett. Both gave different accounts of their meeting to discuss problems  at the Garda College. Photograph: Barry Cronin

That the Garda’s head of human resources John Barrett is being referred to as a whistleblower has come as a surprise to him. Having spent most of hi(...)

Tánaiste and Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald and Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Cabinet will on Tuesday agree to appoint up to eight members to an independent commission tasked with conducting a root-and-branch review of An Ga(...)

 Policing Authority chairwoman Josephine Feehily (left)  to ask Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan about concerns raised within the force about the veracity of Garda crime statistics. Photograph: Eric Luke

, Policing Authority chairwoman Josephine Feehily plans to ask Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan on Monday about further concerns raised within t(...)

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan  at Dublin Castle during a meeting with the Policing Authority on Thursday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Almost half of all drink-driving prosecutions were struck out last year because court summonses could not be served on the suspect, the Garda Síochán(...)

Josaphine Feehily (left) chairperson of the Policing Authority with John Twomey, deputy commissioner, and Nóirín O’Sullivan, Garda Commissioner, at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham for their meeting on Monday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

It may have had the air of a first day of school about it, but the good people of the Policing Authority were never going to demand lunch money from G(...)