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Senior officers said they believed testing would help detect the small number of gardaí  using drugs. Photograph: Getty images

Mandatory drug testing for Garda members is expected to be in place by the end of the year despite concerns within the force over the exact nature and(...)

Targeted drug tests will also be carried out on gardaí who have previously tested positive for illegal substances.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

One in every 20 gardaí will be randomly tested annually for illegal drug use under a new drive against substance abuse within the force led by An Gard(...)

Chief Superintendent Jo O’Leary, head of the newly-established Garda Anti-Corruption Unit, at the launch of the unit and the introduction of associated policies at Kevin Street Garda station last week. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Garda’s new Anti-Corruption Bureau will seek out corruption within the force and investigate when suspicions are reported to it. The proactive app(...)

GRA president Frank Thornton said it was “committed to a zero-tolerance policy on drug-taking by any members of the force. Photograph: Frank Miller

The main Garda staff associations have called for a meeting with senior Garda management to clarify how a new system of drug testing within the force (...)

The new definition of Garda corruption has been set down at a time when suspensions from An Garda Síochána are at a record high

Gardaí availing of free admittance to nightclubs and events or who receive discounts in fast-food takeaways and restaurants are engaging in corruption(...)

The 141 Mercedes car which was seized during searches of four properties in Listowel, Co Kerry.

The Criminal Assets Bureau has targeted a suspected drugs gang in Listowel, Co Kerry, and seized cars, cash, cocaine and expensive jewellery during a (...)

Assistant Commissioner Pat Leahy visits gardaí  operating a checkpoint at the entrance to Phoenix Park in Dublin. Photograph:  Crispin Rodwell

Two of the Garda’s most senior officers will now stay on in duty past their planned retirement dates to help deal with the ongoing coronavirus pandemi(...)

Detective Chief Paula Hilman will become the second PSNI officer to take up a senior role in the Garda when she takes up the post of assistant commissioner later this year. Photograph: Frank Miller

A serving PSNI officer has been appointed to one of the most senior positions in An Garda Síochána. Detective Chief Paula Hilman will become the seco(...)

 Patrick Lordan, Garda National Economic Crime Bureau, Ian Drennan, ODCE, Derville Rowland, Central Bank, Pat Clavin, CAB and Kenan Furlong, A&L Goodbody at the summit in  Dublin. Photograph: Orla Murray/SON Photo

Garda fraud investigators have recovered more than €20 million from criminals who duped businesses over the past four years, a conference in Dublin he(...)

Monday Results: Hewlett Packard. Indicators: Irish labour costs (Q3); UK distributive trades (Nov); German business climate, current conditions a(...)

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