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Controls  put in place include the cancellation of overtime for administrative purposes.  File photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Garda has already spent almost its full €100 million overtime budget for the year, Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has said. However, while(...)

Four people were being held by the Garda  on suspicion of being members of an organised crime gang. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Four people were being held by the Garda on Thursday on suspicion of being members of an organised crime gang, following a major search operation targ(...)

The Government must move to reduce legal aid payments and Garda overtime rates, a series of expenditure reports warn. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Policing operations and the justice system will come under significant pressure in the years ahead unless the Government moves to reduce legal aid pay(...)

The years 2016 and 2017 saw the lowest number of burglaries and related offences recorded – at 18,478 and 19,092 respectively – since the CSO assumed responsibility for crime data in 2003. File photograph: Frank Miller

Some prolific burglars had been arrested 50 or 60 times by the Garda but the sentences imposed by the courts were not deterring them, Assistant Commis(...)

In February, some 892 domestic burglaries were reported to gardaí across the country, a fall of 27% on the same month in 2017.

Home burglaries have fallen to record low levels in recent months according to previously unpublished crime data. The new, more detailed, burglary fi(...)

Gardaí say 21 of those arrested have been charged and will appear at local sittings of Kilkenny District Court in the coming weeks. File photograph: Getty Images

Gardaí have arrested 34 people in connection with various criminal offences as part of “Project Storm” focused on Co Kilkenny. The arrests followed (...)

Gardaí have seized jewellery worth €100,000 and arrested two people

Gardaí have seized jewellery worth €100,000 and arrested two people as part of Operation Thor which targets roving criminal gangs. The woman, aged 3(...)

A house burglary in Co Sligo yesterday ended with the arrest of three men following a Garda operation. On Thursday afternoon gardaí received a call (...)

Bail conditions imposed included that the boy must keep the peace and sign on daily at Tallaght Garda station

A schoolboy charged in relation to a collision on the N7 in December which left another young person in serious condition in hospital has had his case(...)

An average of just over 1,500 burglaries were recorded each month in 2017, with a total of nearly 18,500 for the full year. Photograph: Getty Images

Burglary rates across the State remained close to record lows in 2017 despite concerns generated over recent high-profile cases. A number of elderly o(...)

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