Cavan District Court heard the garda who was coughed on was left in a state of ‘distress’  afterwards. File Photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins

A 21-year-old Co Cavan man has become the second person jailed for coughing at a garda since the start of the coronavirus crisis. Craig Donegan was a(...)

The laneway where Quinn Industrial Holdings director Kevin Lunney was abducted is cordoned off by PSNI. Photograph: Ronan McGrade/Pacemaker

Det Insp Pat Marry’s cross-Border investigation began with the discovery of a burning Volkswagen Golf at Ravensdale Forest Park in Co Louth, on the ni(...)

The laneway where Kevin Lunney was abducted. Photograph: Ronan McGrade/Pacemaker Press

An arson attack on a Co Cavan garda’s private car and fire damage to a vintage tractor belonging to another garda were seen as “acts of intimidation,”(...)

New Garda cars being delivered in 2015. File photo. Photograph: Alan Betson

Almost two thirds of Garda divisions across the Republic have fewer patrol vehicles than at the start of the year, figures show. An Garda Síochána fi(...)

The lack of specialist child interviewers in the Garda has  been criticised by the Policing Authority, the Garda Inspectorate and the Garda Ombudsman. Photograph: Getty Images

Six more specialist Garda units to handle sex crime are to be established before the end of this year, but rank-and-file members are worried budget sh(...)

Delegates at the opening session of the GRA’s 39th annual conference, in Co Galway. Photograph: Conor   Ó Mearain

Rank and file gardaí want specialist anti-terror training several times per year because they will be the first to the scene of any terrorist incident(...)