John McGuinness said he met Martin Callinan at a car park in January 2014

Call for Callinan to clarify intentions of meeting

29 May Former chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee John McGuinness has called on former garda commissioner Martin Callinan to clarify his intentions during a secret meeting between them two years ago.

Angry protesters gathered in Rio de Janeiro to denounce chauvinism and impunity

Protest in Brazil over alleged gang-rape of girl

28 May Angry protesters gathered in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil yesterday to denounce chauvinism and impunity after a video went viral reportedly showing the rape of a 16-year-old girl by more than 30 men and boys.

GSOC conducted an investigation lasting a number of years

Some GSOC allegations heard in Dáil already probed

27 May RTÉ News has learned that the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission has already investigated some of the allegations of garda malpractice outlined in the Dáil yesterday and the files have since been closed.

Jill Meagher was murdered in 2012

Meagher's death was preventable - coroner

27 May A coroner in Australia has said that the murder of Irish woman Jill Meagher could have been prevented if the man convicted of her murder had been immediately taken into custody when he breached parole.

Thomas Murphy was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment in February

Murphy appeal set for November

27 May Prominent republican Thomas 'Slab' Murphy has been given a date in November to appeal his conviction for tax evasion.

The Policing Authority questioned Commissioner O'Sullivan on findings of the O'Higgins Report

Service to crime victims unacceptable - Authority

26 May The Policing Authority has described as "unacceptable" the level of service given to crime victims and has told Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan that it requires an urgent response from her in relation to the findings and recommendations of the O'Higgins Report.

Chief Superintendent Pat Leahy said if people were intent on killing it was really difficult to prevent it

Gardaí identify potential gang assailants

26 May The Chief Superintendent of the Dublin North Central Division has said gardaí have identified potential targets and assailants involved in ongoing gang violence.

Two of the men are being questioned at Roxboro Garda Station

Three accused of nailing man's feet to floor

26 May Three men alleged to be involved in the extortion of money and intimidation of members of the Travelling community have been refused bail at the District Court in Limerick.

Thomas Horan was murdered at Cambridge Court, Ringsend on 6 January 2014

Man gets life sentence for Ringsend murder

25 May A Dublin man who murdered a "mentally challenged" 63-year-old man who had "the life strangled and squeezed out of him" has been jailed for life at the Central Criminal Court.

Owen Corrigan thanked his family, friends and supporters 'for all their help during this time'

Detective welcomes Smithwick Tribunal statement

25 May A retired detective garda has welcomed a statement by the Smithwick Tribunal that it had made no finding in its final report that the killing of Co Louth farmer Tom Oliver was as a result of information provided by the detective to the Provisional IRA.