The reform of An Garda Síochána in the years ahead will not be on the same scale as the RUC’s transition to the PSNI, Garda Commissioner Drew Harris h(...)

Netwatch co-founders David Walsh, left, and Niall Kelly with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, centre. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

With more than 300,000 customers in the US and Europe and 500 staff spread across three countries, Netwatch is well on the way to achieving its founde(...)

Latest Dublin shooting: The Garda helicopter hovers above James Larkin House on the North Strand  on Tuesday night after the fatal shooting of Jason “Buda” Molyneux (27) earlier. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Though the number of gangland killings fluctuated in recent years, a new and vicious element was introduced by the Kinahan-Hutch feud with family conn(...)

The Policing Authority is to formulate the process to recruit the next Garda commissioner. The process will then be run by the Public Appointments Service.

The next Garda commissioner will be allowed to hire their own team to work with them in the same way Government ministers are entitled to make politic(...)

Kathleen O’Toole, who is leading the Commission on the Future of Policing: members of Garda Síochána need updated training, she says. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The head of the commission tasked with reforming An Garda Síochána believes the force should be run more like a business. Kathleen O’Toole, who has p(...)

 Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland chairwoman Kathleen O’Toole said common themes at meetings included demands for “more visibility, more boots on the ground, and more resources”. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

The many controversies surrounding the Garda Síochána have not shaken the public’s belief in its essential role, according to the Commission on the F(...)

Former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan. The current commissioner’s salary is €180,613. Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan is keen to begin recruiting for the vacant role. Photograph: Alan Betson

The next Garda commissioner would be entitled to a salary of €250,000 under a proposal expected to be agreed by the Government today. Minister for J(...)

Nóirín O’Sullivan, former Garda commissioner. Photograph: Alan Betson

Tensions rose in An Garda Síochána this week, more so maybe than during many of the so-called big weeks of recent years. Stormy weather has been batte(...)

If the Government thought the departure of Nóirín O’Sullivan as Garda Commissioner had knocked a can down the road, the reality is proving otherwise. (...)

Head of Policing Authority Josephine Feehily addresses the joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice on September 27th, 2017.

The head of the Policing Authority has said she is “troubled” by the suggestion that the process to fill the Garda commissioner vacancy might not begi(...)

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