GSOC conducted an investigation lasting a number of years

Some allegations raised in Dáil already probed

15.44 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

15.03 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

15.38 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.

Nóirín O'Sullivan criticised the publication of 'selective information'

Legal team 'not instructed to impugn' McCabe

25 May The Garda Commissioner has said the legal team representing An Garda Síochána at the O'Higgins Commission proceedings "was not instructed to impugn the integrity of Sergeant Maurice McCabe or to make a case that he was acting maliciously".