The detective who fatally shot killer Mark Hennessy will have to explain to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc) that he honestly believed either his life or the life of another person was in “immediate danger” when he opened fire.
Fri, 25 May, 2018
An independent review initially considered adding an historic complaint against whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe to the terms of reference of the O'Higgins commission of investigation, but decided not to after reviewing the garda investigation files.
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018
TD Paul Murphy, having had a fair trial, unfairly sought to ‘convict’ three members of an Garda Síochána in the ‘court of public opinion’, in the Dáil, where the officers concerned had no opportunity to respond, says
Sat, 15 Jul, 2017
This week, we reported that an investigation into a Garda whistleblower’s complaint has been stalled for two years because of a failure by the force to hand over documents to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission. But the background to this episode stretches back much further than that, writes.
Sat, 01 Oct, 2016
A senior investigator for the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc) has described the loss of evidence collected during the investigation into the murder of Garda Dick Fallon as “wholly unacceptable”.
Fri, 12 Aug, 2016
The "atmosphere of frustration and tension" between the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission and the senior ranks of the force "heavily influenced" GSOC’s reaction in carrying out a security sweep of its office, an independent report has concluded.
Wed, 11 Jun, 2014