Assistant Garda Commissioner Fintan Fanning, pictured leaving the Four Courts on Wednesday. Photograph: Collins Courts

Assistant Garda Commissioner John Fintan Fanning’s application for an injunction has been struck out after his suspension from duty was lifted earlier(...)

Assistant  Garda Commissioner John Fintan Fanning. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Assistant Garda Commissioner John Fintan Fanning’s application for a High Court injunction lifting his suspension from duty pending the outcome of an (...)

Assistant Garda Commissioner  John Fintan Fanning alleged the nature of  questions at a job interview from the Garda Commissioner, along with several other factors, rendered the conduct of the recruitment process unfair and flawed.  File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

An Assistant Garda Commissioner who claimed the Garda Commissioner asked him unfair questions about his views on left-wing political “extremists” whil(...)

Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan: Garda Assistant Commissioner John Fintan Fanning claims that Ms O’Sullivan asked him about his views on “left-wing political extremism in Ireland” and on left-wing politicians during his interview for the Deputy Commissioner post last March. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The High Court has reserved judgment on an application by Garda Assistant Commissioner John Fintan Fanning for an injunction restraining anyone being(...)

Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan denies asking a senior garda about his views on ‘left wing political extremism in Ireland’ during a job interview. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan denies asking a senior garda about his views on “left wing political extremism in Ireland” during interviews for(...)

Assistant Commissioner John Fintan Fanning said he was “uncomfortable” being asked certain questions as he was conscious he has a statutory obligation not to affiliate or associate with any political group.

An Assistant Garda commissioner has claimed he was asked by Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan during interviews for the position of deputy commissi(...)