The DPP has been ordered by the High Court to provide transcripts to GSOC of the the trial of Patrick Hutch whose prosecution for murder collapsed earlier this year in the wake of the death of the senior investigating garda in the case.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2019
More than seven years ago, Shane O’Farrell was killed in a hit and run. The Dáil has backed a commission of investigation into the incident. The family last month wrote to the justice minister seeking action. Why is this being put on the long finger, asks
Sat, 15 Sep, 2018
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
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
The Garda Ombudsman has bluntly told the justice minister that if its staffing is not significantly increased it would “undoubtedly result” in the organisation’s failure to meet its obligations to the public.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2018
The Policing Authority is legally prevented from finding out if a senior officer it is considering for promotion is implicated in a whistleblower investigation being conducted by Gsoc, writes Security Correspondent
Mon, 01 Jan, 2018
Newly appointed Arts Minister Josepha Madigan has contradicted GSOC's controversial decision not to pursue gardai who illegally scrapped penalty points, saying there must be accountability on the issue, writes Political Correspondent,
Sun, 03 Dec, 2017
An Garda Síochána has said it acknowledges that the penalty points system has had “systematic flaws and that some members of An Garda Síochána were using it in an inappropriate manner”.
Fri, 01 Dec, 2017
The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) wants the High Court to overturn a costs order made against it by a District Judge who described its investigation into a road accident involving a couple and an off-duty garda as “one sided” and “disgraceful”.
Fri, 24 Nov, 2017