Garda Commissioner Drew Harris at a public meeting with the Policing Authority in Dublin Castle. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

The Garda was remaining vigilant as far-right activity began to emerge as a threat in the Republic, Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has said. “It’s ve(...)

Policing Authority chairwoman Josephine Feehily said the situation creates a significant ‘organisational risk’ for the Garda. Photograph: Frank Miller

At least 3,000 gardaí need to be trained to drive a patrol car but the precise number is unknown to Garda management, the Policing Authority has been (...)

Policing Authority chairwoman Josephine Feehily and Garda Commissioner Drew Harris. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Garda’s adult caution scheme is set to undergo a major audit amid fears it is beset with the same mismanagement exposed with a similar system for (...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris  in his public meeting with the Policing Authority. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

The head of the Policing Authority has disputed assertions by the largest Garda staff bodies that the reform plans of Garda Commissioner Drew Harris w(...)

How might contestability for budget and for ownership be managed when the community’s fear of crime requires a public lighting rather than a law enforcement response? And how might this be achieved without weakening independent oversight of the Garda Síochána? Photograph: Getty Images

Since its establishment in January 2016, the Policing Authority has been in the business of overseeing the performance of the Garda Síochána and the s(...)

Gardaí at the scene of a public order incident outside a property on North Frederick Street in Dublin 1 last year. File photograph: Jack Power/The Irish Times

The biggest risk associated with significant public disorder in Ireland comes from the Garda’s policing of such incidents rather than the disorder its(...)

Gabriel Makhlouf: Joan Burton called for the process of appointing Mr Makhlouf as governor of the Cental Bank to be paused because of controversy engulfing him in his native New Zealand, where he is head of the treasury.

The recruitment process to pick the next Central Bank of Ireland governor cost €70,236, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has disclosed, as his cho(...)

 The vacancy at the Central Bank of Ireland arose when governor Philip Lane moved to the European Central Bank. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The competition to find the next governor of the Central Bank has been narrowed down to a shortlist of four candidates, including bookies’ favourite, (...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris and Policing Authority chair Josephine Feehily at a press conference following a meeting at Dublin Castle on Thursday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

The Policing Authority is considering conducting an inquiry into why members of An Garda Síochána, civilian staff, and members of the reserve are not (...)

John Fell, the longest-serving Irish staff member at the ECB, is understood to be among individuals who put their names forward for the Central Bank governorship.

The most senior Irish member of staff at the European Central Bank (ECB) and the deputy secretary general of the Department of Health have emerged as (...)

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