GSOC investigated 49 whistleblower complaints last year

The caseload of whistleblower complaints requiring investigation by the Garda Ombudsman doubled last year.

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GSOC examining circumstances surrounding death of man after Midland Regional Hospital incident

The garda watchdog is examining the circumstances surrounding the death of a man after an incident at the Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar.

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GSOC drops criminal investigation into Assistant Garda Commissioner Fintan Fanning

Assistant Garda Commissioner Fintan Fanning had his suspension lifted tonight after GSOC contacted him to say that he was no longer the subject of a criminal investigation.

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Gardaí confirm suspension of senior officer pending GSOC investigation

Gardaí have confirmed that a senior officer has been suspended from duty.

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Gsoc in probe over personal injury claim

Gsoc is investigating allegations that a senior garda opened a criminal investigation into a personal injury claim because he was friendly with the employer against whom the claim was made.

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Analysis: Almost 2,000 complaints made against gardaí in 2017

Almost 2,000 complaints were made against the gardaí in 2017, a new report shows.

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Charlie Flanagan 'open-minded' about further inquiry into hit-and-run

The Justice Minister says he is "open-minded" about a further inquiry into the death of Shane O'Farrell.

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Arts Minister contradicts GSOC's decision not to pursue Gardaí who illegally scrapped penalty points

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, Fiachra Ó Cionnaith.

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Irish human rights group criticises Minister for Justice

Ireland's human rights watchdog has criticised Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald's decision to restricting the scope of her surveillance review to the communications data of journalists.

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Justice Minister to update Cabinet on GSOC monitoring of journalists' phone records

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald is due to update Cabinet colleagues this morning on the revelations that GSOC accessed the records of journalists' phones.

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Taoiseach hints at new legislation to help protect journalistic sources

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste have both defended the importance of protecting journalistic sources today, stating legislation may need to be reformed on the area.

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GSOC investigation 'to be subject of independent review'

An independent review is to be launched into two of GSOC's investigations, following the death of a garda sergeant who was the subject of an investigation, it has been reported.

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O'Loan: 'Totally inappropriate' that gardaí work in Ombudsman's office

The former Police Ombudsman in Northern Ireland has called it "totally inappropriate" that gardaí work in the GSOC offices.

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Relationship between Gardaí and GSOC must improve, says Commissioner

Interim Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan acknowledged that the relationship between An Garda Síochána and GSOC to be “more constructive”.

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Cooke report finds no evidence of bugging of GSOC

The Cooke report has found no evidence of surveillance at the offices of the Garda Ombudsman Commission.

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Government receives report into GSOC bugging allegations

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste have both received copies of the Cooke Report into the alleged bugging of GSOC's offices.

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GSOC investigate death of man who was in garda custody

The Garda Ombudsman is today investigating the death of a man who had been in Garda custody.

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Former Garda Confidential Recipient 'was concerned about whistleblower'

It has been claimed that the now-dismissed Garda Confidential Recipient requested to meet whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe because he was concerned for his welfare.

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Shatter: I had no alternative but to sack Confidential Recipient

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter said that he had no choice but to sack the man responsible for hearing internal Garda complaints.

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