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#gsoc

# gsoc - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Government won't support Fianna Fáil's calls for public inquiry into death of cyclist Shane O'Farrell

Shane O’Farrell was cycling home in 2011 when he was struck by a car driven by a man who was on bail for a number of offences.

# gsoc - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Gsoc inquiry into investigation of Shane O'Farrell death finds no criminal offences on part of gardaí

O’Farrell was cycling home when he was struck by a car driven by a man who was on bail for offences in both Cavan and Monaghan.

# gsoc - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Taoiseach says he's not ruling out a public inquiry into Shane O’Farrell death

On the evening of 2 August 2011, Shane O’Farrell was cycling home when he was struck by a car driven by a man who was on bail for offences in both Cavan and Monaghan.

# gsoc - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Mark Hennessy was shot dead in the driver's seat of his car - GSOC statement

Some people on social media had criticised the gardaí.

# gsoc - Thursday 29 March, 2018

'Not good enough': Family of woman shot by garda killer says GSOC is not properly resourced

Siobhan Philips was shot by her partner in October 2015.

# gsoc - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

GSOC launches legal bid to get transcripts related to Tony Golden killer

Adrian Crevan Mackin killed Garda Tony Golden in October 2015.

# gsoc - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Garda watchdog 'doesn't have the staff to deal with whistleblower claims'

The staff is costed at around €900,000.

# gsoc - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Garda Ombudsman appeals for witnesses to arrest of man in Limerick

Gsoc is looking, in particular, to speak to a woman who was seen leaving a nearby restaurant and the occupants of a dark coloured vehicle.

# gsoc - Friday 1 December, 2017

Superintendents cancelled speeding fines without speaking to gardaí that issued them, report finds

Gsoc published its report into the fixed charge penalty notice cancellation scandal earlier today.

Gsoc to drop probe into fixed charge cancellation scandal because 'cost outweighs benefit'

In a report published today, Gsoc said it found instances where the credentials of retired gardaí were used to cancel FCNs.

# gsoc - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Woman hospitalised after crash between garda van and car in Waterford

The incident has been referred to Gsoc.

# gsoc - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Family of Siobhán Phillips plead for help and repeat call for public inquiry into her shooting

Garda Tony Golden was shot dead by Siobhán’s abusive partner, Adrian Crevan Mackin in 2015.

# gsoc - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Man injured in 2012 shooting of Alan Ryan takes legal action against Gardaí

A suit was filed in July of this year.

# gsoc - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Man dies after crashing car and becoming unresponsive while being restrained by gardaí

Gardaí have confirmed that the matter has been referred to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission.

# gsoc - Thursday 21 September, 2017

'If the gardaí were an airline you would shut it down': Former GSOC commissioner slams force

Conor Brady made the comments shortly after resigning from the Commission on the Future of Policing.

# gsoc - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Tribunal hears details of fight between garda whistleblower and partner that led to 999 call

Marisa Simms said Keith Harrison was “out of control” but later withdrew this statement.

# gsoc - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Gsoc probe launched after man shot and injured in Dublin overnight

A local resident said they heard “lots of screaming” following the incident.

# gsoc - Friday 28 July, 2017

The body that investigates gardaí is looking to ramp up its interview skills

The body that investigates gardaí is looking to ramp up its interview skills

Gsoc says it wants its interviewers to be trained like police.

# gsoc - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Whistleblowers: The Garda watchdog is getting four new investigators to deal with its mounting caseload

GSOC has the role of investigating protected disclosures made by members of An Garda Síochána.

# gsoc - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Commissioner refuses to name retired officer who was signatory on 'suspicious' account

A report on this account has been sent to Gsoc as there is “reasonable cause to suspect” fraud has been committed.

# gsoc - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Garda used internal Pulse computer system to snoop on new girlfriend

The abuse of the Garda information system was one case outlined in the Gsoc review of 2016 complaints.

# gsoc - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Garda allegedly shared video of woman's arrest on WhatsApp days before she took her own life

The video was subsequently shared on Facebook and was viewed over 100,000 times.

# gsoc - Friday 21 April, 2017

Family of woman shot at same time as Garda Tony Golden to sue Gardaí

An RTÉ Investigates programme broadcast last night called into question whether the man who shot Garda Golden and Siobhán Phillips was in fact a Garda informer.

# gsoc - Monday 12 December, 2016

Claims alleged rape of woman by garda was never placed on internal PULSE system

The alleged incident is said to have happened in August 2013.

# gsoc - Friday 9 December, 2016

Alleged sexual assault of girl by garda referred to GSOC

The officer in question is the subject of an ongoing probe.

# gsoc - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Sinn Féin TD makes protected disclosure over alleged garda malpractice

Martin Kenny has previously made statements around alleged malpractice in his constituency.

# gsoc - Friday 4 November, 2016

Family of student killed in hit-and-run say meeting with Taoiseach was "step towards justice"

The O’Farrell family believe there were serious failings in the garda investigation, and have submitted 59 complaints to GSOC in relation to this case.

# gsoc - Thursday 6 October, 2016

No evidence of Garda misconduct in case where man shot himself in head

A GSOC report found that there had been no wrongdoing by gardaí in the incident.

# gsoc - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Tánaiste reviewing reports about whistleblower "character assassination attack" by senior gardaí

It had been eported today that a statement was made under the Protected Disclosures Act 2014.

# gsoc - Thursday 22 September, 2016

GSOC: 'Gardaí are damned if they do, damned if they don't'

Judge Mary Ellen Ring said they are taking up the slack for other agencies.

# gsoc - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

GSOC chair: 'We need more teeth to be able to investigate gardaí'

Judge Mary Ellen Ring spoke frankly to TDs and senators today.

# gsoc - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

"Serious failure" in investigation of child rape case - but no gardaí found to have breached discipline

Two women told GSOC that due to delays in the Garda investigation, the charges against the boy were dropped.

# gsoc - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

GSOC is looking for witnesses to a brawl in Temple Bar

Around five men were involved in the fight in Temple Bar in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# gsoc - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Failure by gardaí to show understanding of 'near-endless anguish' of grieving families

A panel of barristers said this may be attributed to the emotional distance gardaí have to observe in order to do their jobs.

# gsoc - Monday 18 July, 2016

No criminal charges taken against gardaí after water protest complaints

The garda watchdog received 40 complaints in relation to the policing of water protests and the installation of water meters.

# gsoc - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Twin sister of Mary Boyle to complain to GSOC over leak to The Star

Meanwhile, Micheál Martin has called on the Taoiseach to ensure the review of the six-year-old’s disappearance is “fully independent” of previous investigations.

# gsoc - Friday 17 June, 2016

GSOC 'mistaken' in instigating criminal probe into garda who later died by suicide

It follows an investigation into the tragic set of events that saw Sgt Michael Galvin taking his own life in Ballyshannon Garda Station last year.

# gsoc - Thursday 16 June, 2016

GSOC Commissioner Kieran Fitzgerald in a coma after falling onto rocks in Spain

Kieran Fitzgerald was seriously injured while on holiday. Doctors have placed him in a medically-induced coma.

# gsoc - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Martin Kenny has met GSOC over his Garda malpractice allegations

Last week, Martin Kenny put forward a number of claims in the Dáil over alleged Garda malpractice in the Sligo-Leitrim district.

# gsoc - Friday 27 May, 2016

Garda Ombudsman says it's already investigated some of Martin Kenny's allegations

The Sinn Féin TD raised concern about alleged garda malpractice in the Sligo-Leitrim division.

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