John O Driscoll

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 Assistant Garda Commissioner John O’Driscoll: ‘We find that if we tackle a gang in one region they sometimes move to another.’  File image: Gareth Chaney Collins

The curtailment on Garda overtime will not stymie efforts to tackle the expected rise in burglaries this winter, an assistance commissioner has said. (...)

Gardaí have begun a significant clampdown on people involved in bogus insurance claims. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí have begun a significant clampdown on people involved in bogus insurance claims and are planning to tackle them with “super raids” in the same (...)

Murder victims Seán Little and Jordan Davis were friends and were shot dead in the space of a week in May.

Gardaí believe they prevented a gangland murder within the Kinahan network in Dublin when they arrested three men and seized a gun over the weekend. (...)

Thomas Kavanagh arriving at Stoke-on-Trent crown court on Monday for sentencing. Photograph: Jason Roberts/PA Wire

The jailing of Dubliner Thomas Kavanagh in England following a joint operation between gardaí and UK police appears to mark yet another blow for the K(...)

Drugs seized by gardaí following searches in Meath and Dublin. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Three men have been arrested after the seizure of heroin valued at about €1 million in a joint operation between the Garda and British police. Search(...)

A probationary Garda has been arrested in relation to a suspected firearms offence and is being questioned in Dublin. The garda member was arrested o(...)

The Garda putting  on display some of the guns and ammunition seized from organised crime gangs over the past four years. Photograph:  Crispin Rodwell

The Garda was not prepared for the scale and sophistication of the attack on the Regency Hotel, Dublin, in 2016, but last-minute interventions by the (...)

Det Supt Seamus Boland was one of two gardaí honoured at the ceremony in Spain. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Almost 100 firearms, including 11 machine guns, and drugs and cash to the value of over €160 million have been seized by the Garda National Drugs and (...)

The officers were arrested on Thursday as part of an inquiry into alleged links between members of the force and a criminal gang. Photograph: Getty Images/THE IRISH TIMES

Three Garda members arrested as part of an inquiry examining the alleged passing of information to a major criminal gang all played frontline roles i(...)

The Garda specialist unit that carried out the raid was supported by armed Garda back-up. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A Garda specialist unit decided not to inform local Garda members in a regional Garda division of its intentions to carry out a criminal raid because (...)

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