John O Driscoll

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Acting Garda Commissioner Donall O’ Cualain during a meeting in public of the Policing Authority  at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Garda is solving significantly fewer violent crimes, including sexual offences, than before, the Policing Authority has said. It has also emerged(...)

Willie Duggan: a talisman for club, province and country. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

William Patrick Duggan Born: March 12th, 1950 Died: August 28th, 2017 Willie Duggan, who has died aged 67, was an outstanding rugby player, among the(...)

The family of Willie Duggan, including his son Willie, wife Ellen and daughter Monica, follow his coffin as his funeral cortege leaves St Mary’s Cathedral in Kilkenny after his funeral Mass on Thursday. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

A legend, a leader, a braveheart, a kind, loving and spiritual man - these were among the accolades used to describe Willie Duggan at his funeral Mass(...)

Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll: “More than 30 lives had been saved in the past 18 months since the feud erupted.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A feared significant rise in gun killings when the Kinahan-Hutch feud began has not materialised, the Garda officer leading the investigation of gangl(...)

Just 50 per cent of people believe An Garda Síochána is effective in tackling crime, the force’s Public Attitudes Survey 2016 has found. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Just 50 per cent of people believe An Garda Síochána is effective in tackling crime, while almost six out of 10 people believe the force’s presence in(...)

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan has told a Policing Authority hearing that the forthcoming tribunal of inquiry would ‘deal in facts, not sides’. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The tribunal of inquiry into the Garda whistleblower controversy will give the force a chance to air its account of events and end the frustration of (...)

Armed gardaí on patrol in Dublin in a bid to curb gangland violence. Photograph: PA

The “family-on-family” nature of the Kinahan-Hutch feud makes it a complex dispute to police, gardaí have said a year after the Regency Hotel shooting(...)

Three men, including two Aer Lingus employees, have been arrested in connection with alleged immigration offences at Dublin Airport.

Gardaí believe fees of up to €20,000 were paid by people smuggled into Ireland by an international crime syndicate suspected of exploiting security at(...)

Some of the larger boats on the Shannon cost upwards of €2,000 to hire weekly in high season. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

If the Wild Atlantic Way has revitalised parts of the northwest and the east coast hopes to emulate that success with Ireland’s Ancient East, what abo(...)

Terry Kennedy, son of former Ireland wing Terry. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

On February 2nd, 1991, Rob Saunders, made his debut for Ireland, the first of 12 tests, captaining the team against France in a Five Nations Champions(...)

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