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When Drew Harris became Commissioner in September 2018, his immediate priority was to steady the ship after years of battering controversy. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

In its centenary year An Garda Síochána is undergoing the biggest transformation in its history under a radical ‘outsider’ Commissioner, Drew Harri(...)

Former garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan: ‘It was vicious, and incredibly upsetting’. Photograph: Laura Hutton

On February 8th, 2017, the then-leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin, made a comment that would have left him open to being sued for defamation (...)

Former Garda commissioner, Nóirín O’Sullivan in the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin. ‘It is dehumanising to be at the centre of this vortex.’  Photograph: Laura Hutton

The Garda whistleblower controversy had a “devastating” effect on Nóirín O’Sullivan and her family, the former Garda commissioner has said in her firs(...)

A photograph of Det Gda Adrian Donohoe at Dundalk Garda Station following his killing   at Lordship credit union, in Bellurgan, near Dundalk, Co Louth, in 2013. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe, who was murdered seven years ago by Aaron Brady during an armed robbery at Lordship Credit Union near Dundalk, Co Lout(...)

Michael O’Higgins SC, for now retired garda press officer, Supt Dave Taylor, said despite adverse findings against his client, he should get 90 per cent of his costs because he had co-operated. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Disclosures Tribunal will give its decision later on whether various witnesses should or should not get their legal costs. Tribunal chairman, Mr (...)

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(...)

A Policing Authority report has found that thousands of crimes committed by young offenders were not properly followed up and prosecutions did not take place, adding to the problems facing Garda Commissioner  Drew Harris. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Further evidence of the dysfunctional nature of administrative practices within the Garda Síochána emerged yesterday when a report on its youth divers(...)

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone said she appreciated ‘the clear information provided which demonstrates the work being done to guide Tusla in implementing Hiqa’s recommendations’.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Tusla has not made sufficient progress on governance issues at a local and regional level, an expert group has found. A progress report was published(...)

Maurice McCabe with his Leading Light in Road Safety’ award. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Retired Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe has received a special recognition award from the Road Safety Authority (RSA), for his role in exposing the(...)

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(...)

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