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The Garda Commissioner remains under pressure, despite a strong defence from the Justice Minister in the Dáil last night. Opposition parties want Nóirín O’Sullivan to stand down amid the controversies surrounding breath tests and speeding convictions. Senior Garda Management say they only realised the scale of the problem in recent…

A house belonging to a Sligo based garda has been fire-bombed for the second time in less than a month. The house in Swinford, Co. Mayo belongs to the late mother of a member of An Garda Siochana in South Sligo. It was empty at the time of both attacks…

The Tanaiste has failed to give any concrete update on the progress being made on building a new Regional Headquarters for the Gardai in Sligo. The project is on the government’s capital plan and is part of a nationwide refurbishment programme for garda buildings announced by Ministers Frances Fitzgerald and…

Gardai are renewing their appeal for information ahead of the 5th anniversary of a man murdered at his home in county Donegal. 24 year-old Andrew Allen was murdered in front of his partner at Links View Park in Buncrana on the 9th of February 2012. Gardai believe that a number…

The Policing Authority is now officially responsible for recruiting senior members of the force. Starting today it will take over the appointments of Assistant Garda Commissioners, Chief Superintendents and Superintendents. It means the Government no longer has the power to promote top ranking Gardaí. The Policing Authority, was set up…

Gardai have re-iterated their call for any information in the shooting of Mark Desmond in Lucan on Friday night. The 41 year old was fatally shot four times on Friday night in Lucan. It’s understood Mr. Desmond had been living in Sligo until recently. Ballistic experts are conducting forensic tests…