An independent watchdog has criticised gardaí for their continuing failure to provide details of the circumstances around why they seek to have penalty points cancelled when detected speeding while on duty.
Wed, 22 Jan, 2020
Fine Gael ministers were accused by a Cabinet colleague today of “egging on” a belief that Transport Minister Shane Ross is “anti-rural Ireland” in a heated discussion on proposed new road traffic measures.
Tue, 18 Dec, 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
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has been urged to open up a fresh investigation into the garda penalty points crisis, after Dáil claims that officers are still having points illegally wiped out 18 months after the scandal emerged.
Wed, 16 Dec, 2015
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has been urged to open up a fresh investigation in the garda penalty points crisis, after Dáil claims officers are still having points illegally wiped out 18 months after the scandal emerged.
Tue, 15 Dec, 2015
IT is reassuring that Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has acknowledged that disciplinary proceedings must be taken against gardaí — 21 current or retired members of the force — who defied clear instructions not to cancel driver penalty points after last summer’s controversy.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2015