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Deputy Commissioner John Twomey, Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan Assistant Commissioner Michael Flynn pictured at Garda Headquarters. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

An external investigation is to be carried out into the Garda controversies involving the apparent falsifying of breath test results and the wrongful (...)

Tánaiste and Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald: said it was going down a dangerous path to suggest legal instructions be put in the public domain. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Tánaiste and Minister for Justice indicated she would welcome a further statement from Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan on the latest controv(...)

 An Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and  Equality Frances Fitzgerald: “I believe our focus now should be on taking all the steps necessary in ensuring this does not happen again and that we have a policing service that serves all of the citizens of this country to the highest standard.”  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Independents 4 Change TDs Clare Daly and Mick Wallace have said it is time for Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan “to go”. But Minister for Justice(...)

Top-heavy, inefficient, defensive, bureaucratic, resistant to change … the latest pronouncements on the quality of our policing service by the Garda S(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald told The Irish Times: “There is no difference in fact when you look at what the Chief Constable said and what the Garda Commissioner and the Independent Monitoring Committee said in terms of the very changed situation regarding the Provisional IRA.” File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has moved to play down any suggestion of a difference between the PSNI and the Garda in their assessment of an(...)

The penalty points controversy, with implications for Garda discipline, management and accountability rumbles on. Sgt Maurice McCabe, whose whistle-bl(...)