Peter Fahy

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 Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland chairwoman Kathleen O’Toole said common themes at meetings included demands for “more visibility, more boots on the ground, and more resources”. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

The many controversies surrounding the Garda Síochána have not shaken the public’s belief in its essential role, according to the Commission on the F(...)

Kathleen O’Toole, the chairman of the Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland, has said that she believes Garda reform will not be achieved by one person. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Kathleen O’Toole, the chairman of the Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland, has said she believes Garda reform will not be achieved by one (...)

Garda Commissioner Noirin O Sullivan.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Government has agreed the scope of the root and branch review into An Garda Síochána and the panel which will oversee it. It was also agreed that(...)

The levy on private sector pension funds will disappear at the end of next year. The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, said the levy would be impo(...)

A Victorian circular presentation silver salver, made in Sheffield in 1895 by silversmiths Martin, Hall & Co

Viewing is under way today for tomorrow’s Sunday Interiors auction at Adam’s. More than 500 lots will go under the hammer, including furniture, silver(...)

Undated Greater Manchester Police file handout photo of Dr Harold Shipman, as human remains of some of the serial killer’s victims were kept for more than a decade by police before they were secretly destroyed without the families’ permission, it has emerged. The samples were taken from 12 women to establish cause of death, police said.

Human remains of some of serial killer Harold Shipman’s victims were kept for more than a decade by police before they were secretly destroyed without(...)

 Former Waterford Crystal workers, at the UNITE rally outside Leinster House, calling on the government to protect the workers’ pension entitlements.Legislation is a welcome and long overdue effort  by State but will no doubt face legal challenges

Over four years after Waterford Crystal closed its doors, leaving its workers without a job or most of their pension benefits, the Government finally (...)

 Metropolitan Police officers carry out a raid on a property on the Churchill Gardens estate in Pimlico nearly 5,000 officers must be brought in between now and 2017 just to keep the force’s numbers steady because of retirements. Photograph: Getty

John Kent was a man before his time. In Carlisle in 1837, Kent, the son of a West Indian servant, became the first known black police constable in Bri(...)