John Twomey

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Garda checkpoints have been established to enforce the coronavirus movement restrictions. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

The coronavirus pandemic has coincided with large drops in most categories of crime but significant increases in domestic violence, drug dealing and o(...)

Senior gardaí are increasingly concerned about the growing public complacency surrounding Covid-19. Last week officials reported increased traffic and pedestrians on roads and footpaths. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Gardaí dealt with a large increase in house parties and social gatherings over the weekend as concern grows over public complacency regarding the move(...)

High-visibility Garda operations to police the movement restrictions will run from Tuesday and over the May bank holiday weekend until next Monday. Photograph: Collins

Gardaí dealt with a large increase in house parties and social gatherings over the weekend as concern grows over public complacency regarding the Covi(...)

It is the first time such gender equality has been reached at the top of the Garda and is a record number of women in those ranks. Photograph: Frank Miller

Half of the most senior posts in An Garda Síochána are now filled by women following the appointment of a PSNI officer to the rank of assistant commis(...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris said members of the public could travel to a relative only if they were in urgent need. File photograph: Alan Betson

Gardaí are monitoring more than 1,000 locations in the State for compliance with Government regulations on social distancing amid fears of public comp(...)

A view of Burrow Beach in Sutton, Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

On a bright Sunday afternoon on a near-empty beach in Sutton, north Dublin, Marie Clarke and her sister-in-law Lorraine Clarke say they feel as though(...)

Deputy Garda Commissioner John Twomey said: “All of An Garda Síochána’s specialist units whose responsibility it is to protect the security of the State continued to be fully resourced and active keeping people safe at this time.” File photograph: Frank Miller

Three men have been arrested by gardaí targeting dissident republicanism. Two are aged in their 40s and one in his 50s. They were detained in the m(...)

The men are being questioned at Garda stations in Dublin.

Detectives investigating dissident republicans have arrested three men during an ongoing operation in the midlands, gardaí have said. The men, two ag(...)

 Garda patrol cars with the new livery. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An Garda Síochána has pledged to use more than 200 vehicles it is renting to assist vulnerable and isolated members of the public with vital tasks, su(...)

Investigative shortcomings were discovered in nearly three quarters of homicide inquiries, including murders, carried out by gardaí when the cases were examined by the force’s oversight body.

Investigative shortcomings were discovered in nearly three quarters of homicide investigations, including murders, carried out by gardaí when they wer(...)

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