Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has been a lucky general in his first year in office but he is not out of the woods yet. Photograph: Alan Betson

The biggest selling point of Garda Commissioner Drew Harris’s plan to reform the Garda is, without question, the deployment of 1,800 additional Garda (...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan  and Garda Commissioner Drew Harris with retired gardaí Angela Leavy, Noeline McGrath, Sarah McGuinness, Mary O’Donnell and Brid Wymbs at an event in Farmleigh House marking the 60th anniversary of the first women recruited to the  Garda. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell for The Irish Times

Majella Moynihan continues to speak very highly of the support she received from her Garda colleagues, especially other women, while efforts were bein(...)

Former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris is seeking to reverse a decision to fund the legal defence of his predecessor Martin Callinan. Dónall Ó Cualáin, who h(...)

Former chief executive of the Health Service Executive Tony O’Brien was not too far off the mark when he described the Dáil Public Accounts Committee as “a kangaroo court.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Former chief executive of the Health Service Executive Tony O’Brien was not too far off the mark when he described the Dáil Public Accounts Committee (...)

File photograph of Sgt Maurice McCabe outside  Leinster House. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Sgt Maurice McCabe has said he has “no plans yet at all” for his future following the announcement that he would retire from An Garda Síochána at midn(...)

Maurice McCabe with his wife Lorraine after giving evidence at the Disclosures Tribunal last March. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Maurice McCabe spent the later years of his career in the eye of a political, legal and media storm. He joined An Garda Síochána in August 1985 and i(...)

  Nóirín O’Sullivan has been appointed    Assistant Secretary-General for Safety and Security by the UN.  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan has been appointed to a senior security post in the United Nations. News of her appointment to the role (...)

A file image showing John Barrett appearing before the Oireachtas Public Accounts Commitee.

Security and Crime Editor One of the most senior civilian staff members in the Garda, John Barrett, has been suspended from duty. Mr Barrett, who is(...)

A file image of former minister for justice  Frances Fitzgerald and former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan at Templemore Garda College. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has called on Opposition TDs to correct the Dáil record about allegations they made in the Garda smear controversy that hurt so(...)

 Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe: “a good citizen and police officer”. Photograph:  Séamus Kiernan/Westmeath Topic

The Disclosures Tribunal has delivered a devastating finding against former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan, who it found conducted a “campaign of (...)

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