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[THE IRISH NEWS] Deputy Chief Constable Drew Harris is the favourite to take the top garda post

BY ALLISON MORRIS PSNI Deputy Chief Constable Drew Harris has been shortlisted for the post of Garda Commissioner, vacated after the sudden resignation of Nóirín O’Sullivan last September. Mr Harris, who was formally in charge of the PSNI’s intelligence branch, is now thought to be favourite to secure the top policing post. The salary was increased to €250,000 […]

Minister publishes second Garda Inspectorate Report on Responding to Child Sexual Abuse

GOVERNMENT PRESS RELEASE 27 February 2018   The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, has today published the second report by the Garda Inspectorate on ‘Responding to Child Sexual Abuse’. The report is a follow up review of their 2012 report on the same subject. Welcoming the report, the Minister said: “I wish to […]

Address by Minister for Justice and Equality at the Scott Medal Award Ceremony | An Garda Síochána’s Highest Honour

Garda College Friday 8 December 2017 Commissioner, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,  It is a great privilege to be among you today to acknowledge and pay tribute to the selfless acts of bravery performed with great courage, in the protection of the community they so willingly serve, by the 34 members of An Garda Síochána […]

Association for Criminal Justice Research and Development (ACJRD) Annual Conference 2017 

Opening address by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD  Association for Criminal Justice Research and Development (ACJRD) Annual Conference 2017  ‘The Brexit Impact on Criminal Justice Cooperation’  6 October 2017   I would like to officially open the Association for Criminal Justice Research and Development (ACJRD)’s 2017 Annual Conference and welcome you […]