Paula Hilman

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It is the first time such gender equality has been reached at the top of the Garda and is a record number of women in those ranks. Photograph: Frank Miller

Half of the most senior posts in An Garda Síochána are now filled by women following the appointment of a PSNI officer to the rank of assistant commis(...)

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(...)

More domestic abuse incidents were recorded by the police in Northern Ireland in the last year than in any 12-month period since statistics began. O(...)

The hearse leaving the scene at Killygreen, Belcoo, Co Fermanagh, following the discovery of the remains of sex abuser David Sullivan in 2001. Photograph: John McVitty/Impartial Reporter

Every single allegation about child abuse in Co Fermanagh during the 1980s will be investigated, the head of the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s (...)

Labour Senator Aodhán Ó Riordáin deleted a message he had posted which questioned the rape trial verdict. A party spokesman said: “He knows it was wrong.” File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Individuals who post messages on social media questioning the verdict in the Belfast rape trial could run the risk of being sued, according to legal e(...)

Ireland and Ulster rugby player Paddy Jackson (left) with his solicitor Joe McVeigh outside Belfast Crown Court after he was found not guilty of raping a woman. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ireland and Ulster Rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding have been acquitted of raping a 19-year-old Belfast student, following less than four(...)

PSNI Detective Chief Superintendent Paula Hilman (left) paid tribute to the yuoung woman at the centre of the Belfast rape trial, following not guilty verdicts on wednesday. Photograph:  PA Wire

The complainant in the Belfast rape trial is “upset and disappointed” in the verdict but does not regret making the complaint. Following the acquitta(...)