Michael Finn

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Antonio Avenoso, executive director, European Transport Safety Council (left) with Moyagh Murdock, Minister for Transport Shane Ross and Prof Desmond O’Neill, National Office for Traffic Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Driving for work accounts for about one in three road collisions in the State every year, with the so-called “gig economy” and people using their own (...)

Gardaí inspect vehicles at a checkpoint. Government Ministers insisted disciplinary action would be taken against individual gardaí if evidence of wrongdoing had occurred. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said acting Garda Commissioner Dónall Ó Cualáin must move to ensure “individual accountability” follows the Garda breath-te(...)

Acting Garda Commissioner Dónall Ó Cualáin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Acting Garda Commissioner Dónall Ó Cualáin is coming under pressure to pursue disciplinary or criminal proceedings against gardaí involved in inflatin(...)

Assistant Commissioner Michael Finn said it is  possible persons who opted not to pay a fine did end up in prison “and we are working with the court services and the individual solicitors to identify those cases”. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Some motorists caught up in the botched operation of the penalty points system may have spent time in prison as a result and the State is facing resul(...)

Vice Admiral Mellett: nominated by government as chair of the EU’s military committee, the highest military role in the union. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Government is to nominate the chief of staff of the Defence Forces, Vice Admiral Mark Mellett, for appointment to the highest military position w(...)

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan at a  Policing Authority public meeting at Griffith College, Dublin. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The first public indication that something was amiss with An Garda Síochána’s recording of breath tests came last year, when the force stopped publish(...)

Brendan Browne: “I like the physicality, along with the challenge of playing against guys who have been playing it all their lives”

When the AFL International, the World Cup of Australian Rules Football, kicks off in Melbourne next weekend, the host country won’t be fielding a team(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross said the increasing number of cyclists dying on the road was “very worrying”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The number of cyclists killed on the roads in the first half of this year was double that recorded in the same period in 2016, gardaí have said. Ten(...)

A photo released by An Garda showing a car detected on the M9 travelling at 167km/h.

Gardaí detected 226 vehicles breaking the speed limit over National Slow Down Day, which ended at 7am on Saturday. . In total, 134,739 vehicles were (...)

Assistant Garda commissioner John Twomey (centre) and commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan at the Policing Authority hearing on Thursday. Image via Youtube

There have been testy exchanges between the chair of the Policing Authority Josephine Feehily and the Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan over the Ga(...)

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