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#Garda Ombudsman Commission

# garda-ombudsman-commission - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Woman who dodged bus fare claims gardaí 'snatched' her child

Gardaí have been cleared of any alleged wrongdoing.

# garda-ombudsman-commission - Friday 24 October, 2014

Kildare woman killed in last night's garda chase crash has been named

The collision occurred at approximately 8.45pm.

# garda-ombudsman-commission - Friday 17 October, 2014

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”.

# garda-ombudsman-commission - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

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.

# garda-ombudsman-commission - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

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.

# garda-ombudsman-commission - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

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.

# garda-ombudsman-commission - Monday 3 February, 2014

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.

# garda-ombudsman-commission - Monday 27 January, 2014

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”.

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.

# garda-ombudsman-commission - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

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.

# garda-ombudsman-commission - Thursday 30 May, 2013

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

# garda-ombudsman-commission - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Garda watchdog slams force for not cooperating with investigations

Garda Ombudsman Commission received more than 2,000 complaints last year.

# garda-ombudsman-commission - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

'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-commission - Thursday 13 December, 2012

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-commission - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

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.

# garda-ombudsman-commission - Friday 2 November, 2012

Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission investigate death in Drogheda

It is seeking witnesses to the incident, which occurred at North Strand this morning.

# garda-ombudsman-commission - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Garda group raises ‘serious concerns’ over actions of Ombudsman

The Ombudsman’s office has rejected allegations that its staff acted inappropriately.

# garda-ombudsman-commission - Thursday 28 July, 2011

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-ombudsman-commission - Tuesday 8 February, 2011

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.