In his first public comments since being appointed, Bob Collins said the authority will be “unrelenting and undeviating” in using its statutory powers to advise the minister of justice of any such danger.
Thu, 19 Dec, 2019
There is one topic that neither side has put on the table in the EU-UK divorce negotiation, and that’s just as it should be. There is no reason at all why the political wrangling over Brexit and the shape of a final deal should be a barrier to the closest possible co-operation on cybersecurity between Britain and Ireland and, indeed, other EU members.
Sat, 03 Nov, 2018
Key proposals in the Policing Commission report involving a dilution in the role of the Policing Authority will “concentrate power” in the hands of Government and Garda management, a leading policing expert has said.
Thu, 27 Sep, 2018
Visible community policing, supporting victims of crime, and better training for gardaí are among the key recommendations made to the Policing Commission by the public and organisations.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2018
The Garda Inspectorate has said it expects gardaí to have sexual and domestic violence units in all 28 divisions by the end of the year — despite warnings from the Commissioner that their plan to establish just four this year, on top of the existing four, was in jeopardy.
Wed, 21 Mar, 2018
The Policing Authority has said the Department of Justice is “critically conflicted” in its relationship with An Garda Síochána — both supporting the service on a daily basis and holding it to account.
Tue, 20 Feb, 2018
The head of the Policing Commission has said she is now “very optimistic” that the process to appoint the next Garda commissioner will be “thoughtful and effective” and that the “right person will be selected”.
Mon, 11 Dec, 2017