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Gardaí seal off a road following a car crash. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

With road fatalities at their highest level for almost a decade, a new Garda operation focused on drivers aged 71 years and over is now planned. Road(...)

Gardaí at the scene of collision on the M6 at Poolboy, Ballinasloe, Co Galway on Thursday. Photograph: Hany Marzouk

Gardaí believe one of four people killed in a crash on the M6 motorway in Co Galway on Thursday drove on to the road in the wrong direction, crashing (...)

Assistant commissioner Paula Hilman said gardaí had received reports of 238 hate crimes or non-criminal incidents – including online harassment or hate speech – in the first half of this year, up from 129 in the same period last year. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

Hate crimes and related incidents increased by more than 80 per cent in the first six months of this year compared with the same period in 2020, accor(...)

Traffic on the M50: There have been 55 deaths on Irish roads so far this year, which is 16 fewer than in the same period last year. File photograph: Dave Meehan

Roads will be “extremely busy” over the coming weeks with drivers navigating “unfamiliar roads” as people take more holidays in Ireland this summer, t(...)

Andrew Omobamidele, Chiedozie Ogbene, Gavin Bazunu and Adam Idah are all members of the Irish senior squad with Nigerian heritage. Photograph: Bagu Blanco/Inpho

It’s a small world. Isreal Ibeanu is a soccer referee in Dublin who also trains Irish sprinters of African descent. Last weekend his Titans athletics (...)

Last year, gardaí arrested 8,159 drivers who were under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Photograph: iStock

More than a third of people killed on Irish roads in recent years had alcohol in their system, according to new research from the Road Safety Authorit(...)

Shawna Coxon.  File photograph: Rick Madonik/Toronto Star via Getty Images

Shawna Coxon departs Toronto Police Service for the second most senior job in An Garda Síochána having been tipped to take the top job in the Canadian(...)

Some 790 people were arrested for driving while intoxicated over the Christmas and New Year road safety campaign, from December 4th to January 5th. Photograph: David Sleator

Almost 800 drivers were arrested for drink or drug-driving over the Christmas period, An Garda Síochána has revealed. Some 790 people were arrested f(...)

An Garda Síochána said there were 10 serious injuries suffered on the roads over the August bank holiday weekend. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Four people died in road crashes over the bank holiday weekend and 10 suffered serious injuries, gardaí said on Thursday. Last year there were no de(...)

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(...)

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