Garda whistleblower Nick Keogh made a number of allegations in a protected disclosure in 2014 including claiming that gardaí were inflating crime statistics by inducing people to buy drugs from dealers and then selling them to undercover officers, who seized the contraband and reported a detected crime. Photograph: Barry Cronin

Complaints by garda whistleblowers that gardaí were inducing people to engage in dealing in drugs, as well as other allegations of malpractice, will n(...)

Tusla chairman Pat Rabbitte: “The shortage of social workers leaves the agency vulnerable to criticism where non-compliance with best practice is sometimes established.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

There are legacy issues and cultural changes that must be confronted within Tusla, according to its new chairman Pat Rabbitte. The former Labour Par(...)

The Charleton report described Maurice McCabe as a genuine person who had the interests of the people of Ireland in his mind at all times. File Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The State wants to mediate several damages actions brought against it by retired Garda Sergeant Maurice McCabe, the High Court has heard. The court h(...)

The State  said while liability  had been ‘conceded in full’ it was  hoped  the quantum of damages could be mediated.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The State has admitted liability in two of a number of claims brought against it by Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe, the High Court has heard. Mr(...)

Former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris is seeking to reverse a decision to fund the legal defence of his predecessor Martin Callinan. Dónall Ó Cualáin, who h(...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has said he “will not be found wanting” in acting on the findings of the Disclosures Tribunal. Photo: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has said he “will not be found wanting” in acting on the findings of the Disclosures Tribunal. Mr Harris also vowed to(...)

David Taylor officially ceased being a garda at midnight last night after his request to retire was signed off on by Commissioner Drew Harris.

Garda management have accepted the retirement request of the former head of the Garda press office, David Taylor, after he was found by the Disclosure(...)

File photograph of Sgt Maurice McCabe outside  Leinster House. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Sgt Maurice McCabe has said he has “no plans yet at all” for his future following the announcement that he would retire from An Garda Síochána at midn(...)

Maurice McCabe with his wife Lorraine after giving evidence at the Disclosures Tribunal last March. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Maurice McCabe spent the later years of his career in the eye of a political, legal and media storm. He joined An Garda Síochána in August 1985 and i(...)

  Nóirín O’Sullivan has been appointed    Assistant Secretary-General for Safety and Security by the UN.  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan has been appointed to a senior security post in the United Nations. News of her appointment to the role (...)

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