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#garda whistleblowers

# garda-whistleblowers - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Guerin, Fennelly, O'Higgins and O'Neill: A quick guide to garda whistleblowing Timeline This post contains videos

Guerin, Fennelly, O'Higgins and O'Neill: A quick guide to garda whistleblowing

Sometimes they can be difficult to digest.

# garda-whistleblowers - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Investigation to begin into treatment of garda whistleblowers' claims

A report compiled by retired Judge Iarfhlaith O’Neil will be published in a redacted format.

# garda-whistleblowers - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

How has Alan Shatter gone from Department of Justice to High Court? Guerin This post contains videos

How has Alan Shatter gone from Department of Justice to High Court?

We knew he was not on board with the Guerin Report findings. Now we know just how far he intends to go with it.

# garda-whistleblowers - Thursday 12 June, 2014

How should TDs and Senators deal with whistleblowers? Here's some advice they got...

A guidance note was issued to all deputies and senators last night in the wake of recent controversies surrounding whistleblowers.

# garda-whistleblowers - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Taoiseach and Justice Minister apologise to Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe

The Taoiseach said that he was sorry that matters raised by McCabe weren’t dealt with sooner, words echoed by Frances Fitzgerald a short time later.

# garda-whistleblowers - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Maurice McCabe has access to PULSE system restored

The decision follows 18 months in which McCabe had no access to the system.

# garda-whistleblowers - Friday 9 May, 2014

A young female Garda was sexually harassed at Bailieboro - but a Superintendent 'refused' to deal with it

The Guerin Report found that Gardaí had taken “all appropriate steps” to deal with the case.

Explainer: What is the Guerin report and why was it needed?

It’s already brought down a Minister for Justice before it was even published, but what is the Guerin Report about?

So what's in the chapters of the Guerin Report that led to Alan Shatter resigning?

The Guerin report notes that Alan Shatter did what Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan sugested, “without that advice being questioned or analysed”.

"It’s very easy to have an establishment view." Minister wants open competition for top Garda job

Frances Fitzgerald also says she will “take lessons” from the criticisms of her predecessor Alan Shatter.

Frances Fitzgerald sets up full inquiry and an independent Garda authority

The new Justice Minister announces plans for “new era of policing”.

Guerin report which cost Shatter job is revealed

The report recommends: The entire bail process, nine Garda investigations and the whole management of whistleblower complaints should be thoroughly probed in upcoming inquiry.

# garda-whistleblowers - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Fitzgerald: There's been a crisis of confidence about the gardaí, and that has to change

Frances Fitzgerald paid tribute to the garda whistleblowers at her first press conference today, saying: “We do have to listen to critics.”

In the end Alan Shatter realised what many already had: He'd become a distraction

Numerous controversies had been dogging the Justice Minister for months which is why he may well have decided to call it a day.

# garda-whistleblowers - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Ming: I was followed by an unmarked Garda car... and so was John Wilson

Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan said he and John Wilson were under surveillance by an unmarked Garda car when they visited GSOC offices this morning to make the organisation aware of new allegations of corruption within the force.

# garda-whistleblowers - Monday 31 March, 2014

Leo Varadkar is 'concerned' that the gardaí allegedly wanted to destroy tapes

The Minister for Transport also says that the opposition have “got it all wrong” by focusing on Shatter and not the gardaí.

# garda-whistleblowers - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Shatter officials deny telling Callinan that he could not withdraw ‘disgusting’ remark

The Department of Justice has responded to claims that ex-Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan’s withdrawal of the infamous ‘disgusting’ remark was delayed on the advice of Alan Shatter’s officials.

# garda-whistleblowers - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Alan Shatter apologised to garda whistleblowers, teachers vote to strike and RTÉ on Pantigate action.

GardaGate: Here’s everything we learned today, what it means and the questions that remain

Here are the dozen things you need to know about the extraordinary events of the past few hours…

# garda-whistleblowers - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Callinan the name on everyone's lips as Cabinet meets

Martin Callinan is under fire for a remark he made about Garda whistleblowers.

# garda-whistleblowers - Monday 24 March, 2014

VIDEO: Taoiseach declines to answer questions on Callinan controversy

Journalists had to make do with a brief walk and talk with Enda Kenny in Dublin today.

Tánaiste: Shatter should ‘clear up’ claims whistleblowers did not cooperate

Meanwhile, a garda spokesperson has said there are “no plans” for Commissioner Martin Callinan to issue a statement on the controversy surrounding his reference to the whistleblowers’ actions as disgusting.

# garda-whistleblowers - Friday 21 March, 2014

Quinn backs Labour on whistleblowers… after Kenny tells ministers to air concerns privately

Ruairí Quinn has backed Labour colleagues calling for the Garda Commissioner to withdraw remarks that two whistleblowers’ actions were “disgusting” just hours after the Taoiseach told ministers not to air their concerns in public.

Micheál Martin thinks Alan Shatter seems to have a huge problem saying: 'I got it wrong'

The Fianna Fáil leader has said that the Taoiseach is trying to shut down the controversy surrounding remarks made by the Garda Commissioner about two whistleblowers.

The Tánaiste thinks the Garda Commissioner should withdraw ‘disgusting’ remark

Several government ministers have now called on the Garda Commissioner to withdraw his remarks that the actions of two garda whistleblowers were disgusting.

# garda-whistleblowers - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Varadkar says Callinan should withdraw ‘disgusting’ remarks – but gardaí say he won’t

Leo Varadkar has said that Martin Callinan should withdraw remarks that the actions of two garda whistleblowers were “disgusting”.

# garda-whistleblowers - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Column: Shatter's focus is on whistleblowers themselves, rather than their allegations

The investigation into the penalty point controversy is minimising the independence of the Garda Ombudsman: the body won’t have autonomous access to the PULSE system or any remit to examine the Commissioner’s role, writes Mick Wallace TD.