Latest: Justice Minister wants 'skeletons out of all the cupboards' in An Garda Síochána

Update 1pm: Acting Commissioner Dónall Ó Cualáin has paid tribute to the outgoing Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan and her focus on modernising the Force.

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Gardaí urged by Micheál Martin to produce evidence they were pushed to fake breath tests

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has called on rank-and file gardaí to produce evidence that they were pushed by senior management to fake alcohol breath tests.

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Gardaí urged to submit information about false breath tests to Assistant Commissioner and Policing Authority

An Garda Síochána has today issued an appeal for information in relation to false breath tests.

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GRA on false breath tests: ‘Our members will not be scapegoated for ill-considered policies’

The GRA has described the collation of false breath-test data as an “ill-considered misuse of scant resources”.

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Justice Minister promises zero-tolerance approach to 'unacceptable practices' in An Garda Siochana

Up to 1,000 gardaí could be investigated over the recent breath test controversy.

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Latest: Garda Commissioner still has government's confidence, says Taoiseach

Latest: The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the Garda Commissioner still has his confidence, despite a damning report on the breath testing scandal.

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Gardaí spend thousands on 'coaching' for appearances before Dáil committees

“Coaching” sessions for Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan and for other senior officers to deal with Oireachtas committees were among €140,000 worth of PR services paid for by the taxpayer.

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Garda Ombudsman to hire outside experts in Garda account fraud probe

The Garda Ombudsman (Gsoc) is set to bring in outside financial investigators and take on more staff to carry out a probe into suspected fraudulent activity involving a secret Garda account.

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Nóirín O’Sullivan's future unsure as Varadkar to 'demand accountability' from Gardaí if elected

Leo Varadkar has issued a thinly veiled threat at Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan, saying people losing their jobs over scandals “needs to happen a little bit more in the public sector”.

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Clare Daly obtains documents that she claims proves Gardaí knew true number of breath tests

A TD says she has new evidence proving that Gardaí must have known about the true number of roadside breath tests three years ago.

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Templemore: PAC hears 'if Austin Powers had shown up... he wouldn't have known it was a different time period'

Latest: The head of internal audit in the Gardaí says he does have confidence in the current Commissioner Noirín O'Sullivan and Deputy Commissioner Dónal O'Cualáin.

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'Incredible' that mobile phone belonging to Garda Commissioner has gone missing

The tribunal investigating an alleged smear campaign against Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe has encountered a setback.

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Mick Wallace claims Kathleen O'Toole 'was part of the problem' in the Gardaí

The head of the new Policing Commission has been accused of being part of the problems in the force.

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Head of police commission: Current garda management inherited 'poisoned chalice'

“I think we need to get beyond the finger-pointing and the name-calling."

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'Extremely disturbing': Justice Minister compares Fianna Fáil to Donald Trump

The Justice Minister has compared Fianna Fáil's position on the Garda Commissioner to Donald Trump's sacking of the FBI director.

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Fianna Fáil warned Tánaiste's future is not up to them

A senior Government Minister has warned Fianna Fáil they can't decide the Tánaiste's future.

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Former commissioners could be hauled before committee over Garda college financial scandal

Former Garda commissioners including Martin Callinan could be hauled before a powerful Dáil committee over the Garda college financial scandal due to the scale of the crisis.

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Latest: Howlin says confidence is expressed in Garda Commissioner with 'increasing reluctance'

Latest: Labour leader Brendan Howlin has said members of the Government are expressing confidence in the Garda Commissioner with "increasing reluctance".

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Alan Kelly calls on FF to 'march into Taoiseach’s office' to demand resignation of Garda Commissioner

Labour TD Alan Kelly has today called on Fianna Fáil to “do the right thing” and withdraw support for the Government.

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Fresh calls for Garda Commissioner to resign after more contradictions of her evidence to PAC

There are fresh calls for the Garda Commissioner to resign this afternoon, after more contradictions of her evidence to the Public Accounts Committee.

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Kathleen O'Toole to chair Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland

The former head of the Garda Inspectorate, Kathleen O'Toole, is to chair the Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland.

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Frances Fitzgerald tells Garda superintendents 'you have a clear role to play in this'

Garda superintendents have been told they are responsible for what goes on on their watch.

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'Incredibly dangerous' to sack Garda Commissioner

The Government has been warned it would be 'incredibly dangerous' to sack the Garda Commissioner.

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Latest: Watch as Garda Commissioner is met with eerie silence at AGSI conference

Latest: The Garda Commissioner says either Gardaí put in breathalyser numbers wrong or counted them wrong.

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Garda body slam no-show by Frances Fitzgerald at time of 'crisis' in the force

Mid-ranking gardaí have launched a scathing attack on Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald over her failure to attend their annual conference at a time of “crisis” in the force — and are set to have a cut at the Garda commissioner when she arrives later today.

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Fianna Fáil motion proposes call for Garda Commissioner to step down

Fianna Fáil is calling for an independent review of whether the Garda Commissioner should be removed from her job.

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Latest: I retain confidence in the Garda Commissioner, says Taoiseach

LATEST: The Taoiseach has again given his backing to the Garda Commissioner.

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Mary Lou McDonald: Noirín O'Sullivan showing ‘detached arrogance’ over series of garda scandals

She said "people are left scratching their heads" over why Ms O'Sullivan remains in position despite being "someone who has messed up so badly".

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Stephen Donnelly denies Fianna Fáil stance on Garda Commissioner designed to keep Govt afloat

Fianna Fáil's Stephen Donnelly has denied his party's stance on the Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan is designed to avoid an election.

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Ceann Comhairle: Attempts to remove Garda Commissioner 'one step short of mob rule'

Fianna Fáil TD Seán Ó Fearghaíl made the comment about his "brave" close friend after the latest controversy to engulf the force.

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Leo Varadkar says Noirin O'Sullivan is part of the solution rather than the problem

Update 2pm: The Social Protection Minister says he thinks the Garda commissioner is genuine in trying to clean up the dirty practices in the force.

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Fianna Fáil to propose Bill to extend powers of Policing Authority

Fianna Fáil is to publish legislation giving greater powers to the Policing Authority.

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Wallace tells Dail former Commissioner attended Garda HQ several times last week

Mr Wallace separately hit out at Ms O'Sullivan's decision to put in place a unit of "personal friends and associates" to interact with the Charleton inquiry.

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Internal audit into Templemore Garda training college recommends host of changes

Auditors looked at the accounts between January 2009 and March 2016, when around €112m was spent.

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Latest: Noirín O’Sullivan to tell Oireachtas she fears falsification may not be confined to traffic data

Latest: Crisis-hit garda commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan "fears" the phantom drink driving tests scandal which has led to calls for her to resign may not be confined to the force’s traffic section, writes Fiachra Ó Cionnaith.

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Justice Minister defends Garda Commissioner as she orders independent probe

The Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has strongly defended the Garda Commissioner in the face of continuing opposition calls for her to step down.

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Latest: Commission to examine ways of reforming scandal-hit Gardaí

Latest: The Irish government is planning a "Patten-like commission" to overhaul its scandal-ridden police force, Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has confirmed.

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LATEST: Poll shows majority have no confidence in Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan

LATEST: A poll has shown that nearly two-thirds of respondents have no confidence in Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan to lead the force.

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Social Democrats reject Garda Commissioner's statement as 'completely inadequate'

Update 9pm: The Social Democrats say that the Garda Commissioner's statement in relation to the breath test and court summons scandals is "completely inadequate."

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Latest: Justice Minister outlines 'very serious concerns' with Garda Commissioner and Policing Authority

5.40pm: Tanaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald has released a statement where she had said that the scale of the issues regarding the Gardaí are 'very concerning.'

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