Dublin Riots

Drew Harris faces grilling from Dáil justice committee

Embattled Garda Commissioner will outline how gardaí will ensure similar scenes to last Thursday do not happen again

Drew Harris: Questions surrounding garda comissioner’s position on the back of the riots are just the latest in an ongoing law and order leadership crisis. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Drew Harris, the Garda Commissioner, will have to inform politicians how An Garda Síochána will ensure the riots that took over Dublin city centre last Thursday do not happen again when he meets with the Oireachtas justice committee this afternoon.

It comes amid growing calls for the Garda chief and Helen McEntee, the minister for justice, to resign.

Ahead of the meeting at 1:30pm, James Lawless, chair of the committee, said that the group ...