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# Garda Ombudsman Commission

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# cleared
Woman who dodged bus fare claims gardaí 'snatched' her child
Gardaí have been cleared of any alleged wrongdoing.
# Kildare
Kildare woman killed in last night's garda chase crash has been named
The collision occurred at approximately 8.45pm.
# investigations
More people have been complaining about gardaí this year
GSOC said time taken to receive information requested from the Garda Síochána in relation to investigations has “improved significantly”.
Shatter on GSOC: "My only interest is that we get at the truth"
The Justice Minister is facing questions over the ongoing controversy surrounding the Garda Ombudsman.
# GSOC bugging claims
Retired judge to review GSOC surveillance claims and report “within eight weeks”
It comes as Sinn Féin prepares to table a motion calling for the establishment of an independent inquiry into claims that the Garda Ombudman’s headquarters was placed under surveillance.
# bugging claims
Oireachtas committee has “grave concerns” about issues raised by GSOC
GSOC chairman Simon O’Brien and other members of the Ombudsman faced questions from TDs and Senators over a report in the Sunday Times that the agency’s communications systems were bugged.
# last word
Varadkar: 'Right thing' for Ombudsman to investigate penalty points LAST year
The Transport Minister noted today that he said a year ago that the case should have been given to the Ombudsman.
# Shatter v PAC
Shatter slams ‘disturbing’ PAC comments, asks Ombudsman to probe penalty points issue
The Minister has also hit out at a “minority” of PAC members whose comments “pose the risk of bringing the work of the Committee into disrepute, undermining its role and its credibility”.
# private meeting
PAC to take legal advice on continuing penalty points examination
It is to hold a private meeting tomorrow to discuss the news that the Ombudsman is to probe the penalty points issue.
# gsoc
Gardaí did not cooperate with watchdog investigation...again
The Garda Ombudsman Commission has released yet another damning report claiming gardaí would not fully cooperate with its investigation.
# Penalty Points
No request for Ombudsman investigation from Oireachtas
The Garda Ombudsman Commission has not been asked to investigate the penalty points controversy by an Oireachtas committee, a spokesman has told
# Complaints
Garda watchdog slams force for not cooperating with investigations
Garda Ombudsman Commission received more than 2,000 complaints last year.
# Leak
'Unexpected number' of gardaí accessed information on Clare Daly arrest
Justice Minister Alan Shatter said today that he has had concerns for some time about sensitive and confidential information finding its way into the public domain.
# Garda Ombudsman
Garda Ombudsman sends file to DPP after Kieran Boylan inquiry
The investigation looked into accusations of collusion between gardaí and convicted drug dealer in the movement and supply of controlled drugs.
# Garda Ombudsman
Garda arrested in Co Galway over alleged sexual assault
The man has been suspended and is being questioned over the incident at Loughrea Garda Station.
# Drogheda
Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission investigate death in Drogheda
It is seeking witnesses to the incident, which occurred at North Strand this morning.
# Ombudsman
Garda group raises ‘serious concerns’ over actions of Ombudsman
The Ombudsman’s office has rejected allegations that its staff acted inappropriately.
# Corrib
Gardaí claim Corrib protesters discussed rape prior to taped remarks
A report by the Garda Ombudsman Commission into the incident has been published this evening. It also claims that files were deleted from the recording device.
# Garda Row
Garda Ombudsman Commission rejects claim it overstepped its powers
The Garda Representative Association says the Garda Ombudsman Commission displayed “excessive and oppressive behaviour” during a recent investigation.