The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) has launched an investigation into the temporary loss of a Garda sub-machine gun and ammunition, citing reports of an “apparent lack of security” in the incident.
Thu, 12 Jul, 2018
Former justice minister Frances Fitzgerald received a hard copy of an email which detailed the legal strategy being taken by An Garda Síochána against whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe, the Disclosures Tribunal has heard.
Wed, 31 Jan, 2018
Maurice McCabe and his family are hoping to finally learn in the coming weeks what, if any, lengths were gone to by agents of the State to attack him, shut him up, or even destroy his character, writes
Mon, 08 Jan, 2018
If Jim Power had applied any kind of balance to his column ‘Economy continues to defy the doubters and naysayers’ (Irish Examiner, December 22) detailing the apparent success of the upwardly mobile business sector of our two-tier economy he would have pointed out that his good news applies to the upper tier.
Wed, 03 Jan, 2018
It is expected that the Murray report into the bugging of journalists’ phones by the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission, which will be given to the Cabinet today, will advocate new limits on how gardaí and some other State agencies can snoop on private citizens’ electronic communications and use of websites.
Tue, 03 Oct, 2017
There are “substantial” managerial and cultural problems in the Garda Síochána — but efforts to address them should not “completely undermine” the capability of the organisation to fulfil its function, former justice minister Alan Shatter has said.
Tue, 19 Sep, 2017
The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission has applied to the Special Criminal Court for transcripts relating to appearances before the court of Adrian Crevan Mackin, who shot dead Garda Anthony Golden in 2015 before killing himself.
Tue, 04 Jul, 2017
The head of internal audit in the Garda Síochána has said he was “duped” into setting aside his inquiries into financial irregularities at the Garda College by reassurances from senior management that matters were being addressed.
Fri, 05 May, 2017
IF Garda Sgt Maurice McCabe had been a docile, compliant and fearful member of An Garda Síochána, his complaints about malpractice within the force would never have come to light. It was his resilience, courage and, above all, his turbulent persistence that assured his observations gained the oxygen of publicity required to expose shortcomings within the organisation.
Thu, 09 Feb, 2017
A Garda Ombudsman report has said it appears, on the balance of probabilities, that details of the arrest of TD Clare Daly on suspicion of drink-driving were leaked “in an unauthorised manner” by someone within An Garda Síochána.
Thu, 19 May, 2016
THE Department of Justice confirmation that An Garda Síochána was granted permission to review more than 11,500 phone records and internet logs in 2013 and 2014 just adds to the urgency around regularising this practice by putting independent, authorative oversight in place.
Fri, 22 Jan, 2016
Wed, 20 Jan, 2016