Government told to stop looking at gardaí as 'some kind of financial imposition'

Government told to stop looking at gardaí as 'some kind of financial imposition'

The Garda Representative Association wants the next Government to restore their pay to the level it was at, before the recession hit.

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Garda Representative Association loses court case on paid sick leave

Garda Representative Association loses court case on paid sick leave

The Garda Representative Association has lost an appeal over changes to the amount of paid sick leave for the rank and file officers it represents.

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Fresh bid to trace killers of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe

Fresh bid to trace killers of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe

The Garda Commissioner has marked the third anniversary of the murder of Detective Adrian Donohoe with a renewed vow to catch his killers.

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Inspectorate calls for single Garda control centre

Inspectorate calls for single Garda control centre

A single Garda control centre would be better equipped to track crimes across the country, the head of the Garda Inspectorate has said.

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'Very visible' garda cars will act as deterrent, says Minister Howlin

'Very visible' garda cars will act as deterrent, says Minister Howlin

Public Expenditure Minister Brendan Howlin has said that overhauling the Garda fleet will allow the force to both deter and intercept gangs targeting rural areas.

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Gardaí to hear plans to merge Ombudsman, Inspectorate and Policing Authority

Gardaí to hear plans to merge Ombudsman, Inspectorate and Policing Authority

Middle-ranking gardaí will this week hear calls for the Garda Ombudsman, the Garda Inspectorate and the Policing Authority to be merged.

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Minister defends nominating Revenue chief for Garda Authority post

Minister defends nominating Revenue chief for Garda Authority post

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has today defended Josephine Feehily’s selection as the head of the new independent Garda authority.

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Scathing report shows around 30% of crimes not properly recorded by gardaí

Scathing report shows around 30% of crimes not properly recorded by gardaí

Ireland’s true crime rate has been cast into doubt as a damning two-year investigation of the Garda found it does not record all criminal activity and wrongly classifies significant numbers of offences.

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International experts brought in to help choose new Garda Commissioner

International experts brought in to help choose new Garda Commissioner

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald today announced that the recruitment process for a new Garda Commissioner has begun.

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ICCL calls for swift action on Garda authority

ICCL calls for swift action on Garda authority

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties shas said that it is vital an independent Garda authority is put in place without delay.

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Martin: Documents suggest Gardaí failed to act on murder allegations

Martin: Documents suggest Gardaí failed to act on murder allegations

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has said that he has documents which suggest Gardaí failed to act on allegations of murder and other serious crimes.

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Shatter criticises GRA for 'talking down' garda force

Shatter criticises GRA for 'talking down' garda force

Justice Minister Alan Shatter has lashed out at the body representing rank-and-file gardaí.

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Garda recruitment to begin again next year

Garda recruitment to begin again next year

The first recruitment of gardaí in more than five years will take place next year.

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New gardaí to be recruited next year

New gardaí to be recruited next year

The controversial Garda recruitment ban is to be overturned next year.

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Culture change still needed, says Garda Ombudsman

Culture change still needed, says Garda Ombudsman

Garda chiefs have still not overhauled the force as demanded by the Morris Tribunal seven years ago, State investigators have warned.

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