John O Mahoney

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Former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan’s pension payoff is based on her final salary of €180,613. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan shared a pension lump-sum payoff of €1.853 million with nine of her high-ranking colleagues last year. N(...)

Saga involving Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe had its beginnings over a decade ago. An end is not yet in sight. File photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

The saga involving Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe had its beginnings over a decade ago. Two garda commissioners, two minister for justice an(...)

 A man wears a T-shirt with the portrait of French priest Jacques Hamel who was killed  during a hostage-taking claimed by Islamic State , during a tribute ceremony in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been advised an Islamist terrorist attack is possible but unlikely to take place in Ireland. Mr Kenny met with the Garda Com(...)

Director general of Europol Rob Wainwright:  “Highly challenging” environment for the security services. Photograph: North West Newspix

Lone wolf extremist killers such as the man involved in last week’s mass murder in Nice, often have a tendency to tell others of their plans before mo(...)

Officers  insisted the public should be assured the force was continuing armed and high-visibility patrols in feud hotspots. Photograph: Eric Luke

Organised groups involved in a gun feud that is claiming lives faster than any other dispute in the history of gangland criminality need to reflect o(...)

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(...)

 Noirin O’Sullivan, newly appointed Garda Commissioner giving a press conference at Garda Headquarters in the Phoenix Park. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The appointment of a Garda Commissioner is usually an unremarkable affair. One middle-aged man slips out of a navy blue uniform into another of the sa(...)

A recent interception of counterfeit pharmaceutical medicine in Dublin was valued at €100,000. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Organised crime gangs behind the illicit drugs trade are becoming increasingly involved in the growing counterfeit and fake pharmaceuticals market, a (...)

Then minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte with Liam Duggan, business development director of Capita Ireland, announcing details of Eircode, Ireland’s new national postcode system, earlier this year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Households will not have to change their address or face mandatory charges when the new postcode system is introduced next May, TDs and Senators have (...)

RTÉ has announced that it will delay the closing down of its longwave service until the New Year. RTÉ’s managing director of radio Jim Jennings admitt(...)

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