Gardaí working in the Cork City Division say they are weighed down with paperwork, understaffed in comparison with other divisions, and have been stripped of frontline officers who have not been replaced when transferred to new specialist units.
Tánaiste and Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has restated her belief that Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan will clarify her instructions to her legal team as how to deal with whistleblower Maurice McCabe at the O’Higgins Commission.
Tánaiste and Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has re-stated her belief that Garda Commissioner Noirín O'Sullivan will clarify her instructions to her legal team as how to deal with whistleblower Maurice McCabe at the O'Higgins Commission,.
The Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan has done “nothing” to improve the situation for gardaí since she conducted an internal survey two years ago, the head of the force’s largest staff body has said.
Ireland’s forensic science chief has warned the Government that the State faces the risk of “very large expense and untold reputational damage” from the collapse of a court case due to contamination of DNA samples caused by poor laboratory conditions.
An emergency meeting of the Fianna Fáil members of the Metropolitan District of Limerick City and County Council was held last night to assess the position of the metropolitan mayor of the city following revelations that he is at the centre of an internal Garda probe into the failure of officers to investigate his involvement in a motoring incident.