Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: “We had five new complaints alone in July about abuse by already-known Dublin diocesan priests, as compared with nine for all of 2017.” Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The Catholic Church in Dublin received five new clerical abuse complaints in July compared to nine in all of last year, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has(...)

Acting Garda Commissioner Dónall Ó Cualáin. File photograph: Collins

An Garda Síochána has issued an “unreserved apology” for the inflating of alcohol breath test data and the wrongful conviction of motorists, but said (...)

Josephine Feehily (left), chairwoman of the Policing Authority and former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan. Photograph: Eric Luke

Head of the Policing Authority Josephine Feehily has ruled herself out of the competition to become the next Garda commissioner. And an experienced m(...)

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan  at Dublin Castle during a meeting with the Policing Authority on Thursday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Almost half of all drink-driving prosecutions were struck out last year because court summonses could not be served on the suspect, the Garda Síochán(...)

 Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan  with Joseph Nugent, the Garda’s civilian chief administration officer, at the public meeting at Griffith College, Dublin, with the Policing Authority.  Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan has insisted there is no evidence her use of a private email account to send material relating to her work has co(...)

 Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan and  Joe Nugent, chief administrative officer of An Garda Síochána, at  Griffith College, Dublin, on Thursday. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The continued slow pace of moving civilians into desk jobs so gardaí could be freed up for frontline policing was of serious concern and the Garda Sí(...)

Josaphine Feehily (left) chairperson of the Policing Authority with John Twomey, deputy commissioner, and Nóirín O’Sullivan, Garda Commissioner, at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham for their meeting on Monday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

It may have had the air of a first day of school about it, but the good people of the Policing Authority were never going to demand lunch money from G(...)

Beacon Hospital  non-executive chairman Colm Doherty. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Beacon Hospital, the private hospital owned by entrepreneur Denis O’Brien, has appointed a new board led by non-executive chairman Colm Doherty, t(...)