Judge David Barniville granted  Nórín O’Sullivan’s lawyers permission to serve Irish Examiner Ltd with short notice of her application to extend time. Photograph: Alan Betson

Former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan, who served in the top role for three years up to last year, wants to bring a defamation action against a (...)

Former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan told the Charleton Tribunal the controversy surrounding allegations of smears against Sgt Maurice McCabe continued up to October 2017, when, for the wellbeing of her family and herself, and An Garda Síochána, she retired. Photograph: Tom Honan

Serious allegations against the former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan, which contributed to her having to resign from office, have since been wi(...)

Former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan  responded to allegations made by Supt Taylor of a smear campaign against Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe. Photograph: Tom Honan

Former Garda commissioner Noirin O’Sullvan has told the Charleton Tribunal she could not recall sexual allegations against Garda whistleblower Sgt Mau(...)

The current module of the Charleton Tribunal began on January 8th last, has heard evidence over 21 days, and is likely to cost in excess of €1 million in legal fees. File photograph: Alan Betson

The Charleton Tribunal’s inquiries over the past two months came about “entirely” because of false leaks to the media about Sgt Maurice McCabe and had(...)

The tribunal  heard the solicitor for  former Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan had been  desperately seeking a consultation with her client  over the weekend of May 15th to 17th, 2015, but was told she was too busy. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An important aspect of the Garda HQ’s handling of the 2015 O’Higgins Commission inquiry was the focus of the questioning of Nóirín O’Sullivan at the C(...)

Noirin O’Sullivan took over as acting Garda commissioner in March 2014. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Nóirín O’Sullivan took over as acting Garda commissioner in March 2014 following the resignation of Martin Callinan, who stepped down in the midst of (...)

Kathleen O’Toole: We want to create a road map for transformation. Photograph: The Irish Times

The head of the Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland said she was “troubled” by the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report on fi(...)

Chairman Sean Fleming  at the release of the PAC finding into the financial procedures at Templemore Garda College. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It was “unacceptable” that Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan did not inform the Comptroller & Auditor General of financial issues at the garda (...)

Arrests for driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol has seen a rise. Photograph: Eric Luke/File

More people were arrested for suspected driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in April this year than any month since 2012, Garda traffic st(...)

A comprehensive audit of the emergency removal of children from their families by gardaí has found evidence of serious failings in the State’s child protection system. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A comprehensive audit of the emergency removal of children from their families by gardaí has found evidence of serious failings in the State’s child p(...)

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