An Garda Síochána
A powerful new Office of the Ombudsman for Police Conduct (OPC) will be established to supersede the Garda Síóchána Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc), according to reports.
Published 13 January 2020
Garda stations in Dublin and Kerry have been piloting video-link access to Irish Sign Language interpreters in anticipation of new legislation coming into effect.
Published 21 November 2019
Gardaí are planning a number of raids on solicitors' offices as part of a crackdown on insurance fraud, according to reports.
Published 16 September 2019
The treatment of people in Garda custody will be subject to an independent review announced today by the Garda Inspectorate.
Published 29 August 2019
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has appealed to tens of thousands of long-term learner permit holders to sit their driving test to make Ireland's roads safer.
Published 27 August 2019
An Garda Síochána has yet to address concerns raised last year over its recording of hate crimes, the Central Statistics Office (CSO) has warned.
Published 26 August 2019
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has called for an urgent meeting with Garda Commissioner Drew Harris over what it views as the "downgrading of road safety" in his restructuring plans.
Published 23 August 2019
The landmark restructuring of An Garda Síochána announced today will "reduce bureaucracy" and lead to a "more agile and responsive police service", Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has said.
Published 22 August 2019
Chief Superintendent Johanna O'Leary has been appointed to lead a new An Garda Síochána unit aimed at stamping out corruption inside the police force.
Published 14 August 2019
A dedicated anti-fraud unit in An Garda Síochána is not necessary to tackle insurance fraud, according to Garda Commissioner Drew Harris.
Published 21 May 2019
An Garda Síochána has come under sharp criticism from the Policing Authority in a new report which says the organisation is "repeatedly over-promising and under-delivering".
Published 11 April 2019
Plans to regulate private security personnel employed to enforce court orders have been welcomed by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL).
Published 10 April 2019
In a long-running dispute involving a former member of An Garda Síochána who complained of bullying and sexual harassment in 2009, Mr Justice Senan Allen has granted an order declaring that the former Garda cannot re-litigate claims already dealt with in the superior court but has refused much broader orders sought by the Commissioner of An Garda Síochána.
Published 9 April 2019
Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has been challenged to clarify the details of a car crash at An Garda Síochána's headquarters following conflicting reports about the incident.
Published 8 April 2019
An Garda Síochána has announced it will follow in the footsteps of its Scottish and Northern Ireland counterparts by allowing Muslim gardaí to wear the hijab.
Published 4 April 2019