What happens if you are arrested in Ireland? Find out more about warrants and the rules governing arrests.

    What are the different types of bail, the refusal of bail and the consquences of breaching bail?

    What is the legal basis for detaining you after you have been arrested?

    This document discusses what constitutes unlawful arrest and detention in Ireland and how evidence produced from it is treated in court.

    What are the rules about your treatment when you have been arrested and are in Garda custody in Ireland?

    What are your rights if you have been arrested and are being interviewed by the Garda Síochána (Irish police force)?

    This document describes what happens when a suspect in a criminal investigation makes a statement.

    The Irish Constitution provides protection for everyone against self-incrimination. Find out more here.

    Voluntary confessions to the Gardai can be used as evidence against you in a trial. There are however, other important rules relating to confessions.

    The Gardai have the right to request information from the public, make general enquiries, etc. What is the role of the Gardai in questioning and surveillance of the public?

    The Gardai have certain powers to search premises and people when they are investigating a crime in Ireland.

    What is extradition and when is someone extradited from Ireland to another country? The law on extradition between Ireland and other countries including information on European Arrest Warrants.