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# garda-whistleblowers - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Multiple senior gardaí under investigation for alleged bullying and harassment
# Bullying
# Bullying

Multiple senior gardaí under investigation for alleged bullying and harassment

Dec 11th 2019, 12:05 AM 28,281 Views 0 Comments

Official complaints were lodged against these members in the last six months.

# garda-whistleblowers - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 8th 2017, 6:29 PM 9,511 Views 14 Comments

Sometimes they can be difficult to digest.

# garda-whistleblowers - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Investigation to begin into treatment of garda whistleblowers' claims
# Protected Disclosures
# Protected Disclosures

Investigation to begin into treatment of garda whistleblowers' claims

Feb 7th 2017, 5:55 PM 9,728 Views 28 Comments

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
# Guerin

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

Jul 30th 2014, 4:04 PM 13,069 Views 0 Comments

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...
# You Can Blow My Whistle
# You Can Blow My Whistle

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

Jun 12th 2014, 8:00 PM 6,077 Views 13 Comments

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
# Guerin Report
# Guerin Report

Taoiseach and Justice Minister apologise to Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe

May 13th 2014, 10:45 PM 18,256 Views 65 Comments

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
# Guerin Report
# Guerin Report

Maurice McCabe has access to PULSE system restored

May 10th 2014, 7:58 PM 18,645 Views 100 Comments

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
# Guerin Report
# Guerin Report

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

May 9th 2014, 10:44 PM 64,589 Views 99 Comments

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?
# Guerin Report
# Guerin Report

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

May 9th 2014, 10:44 PM 19,768 Views 28 Comments

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?
# Guerin Report
# Guerin Report

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

May 9th 2014, 10:44 PM 29,371 Views 29 Comments

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
# Guerin Report
# Guerin Report

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

May 9th 2014, 4:20 PM 10,569 Views 30 Comments

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
# Guerin Report
# Guerin Report

Frances Fitzgerald sets up full inquiry and an independent Garda authority

May 9th 2014, 2:48 PM 10,166 Views 28 Comments

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

Guerin report which cost Shatter job is revealed
# Garda Whistleblowers
# Garda Whistleblowers

Guerin report which cost Shatter job is revealed

May 9th 2014, 12:44 PM 19,843 Views 50 Comments

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
# New Minister
# New Minister

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

May 8th 2014, 5:00 PM 12,999 Views 61 Comments

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
# Analysis
# Analysis

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

May 8th 2014, 6:55 AM 5,198 Views 16 Comments

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
# Luke Ming Flanagan

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

Apr 30th 2014, 5:47 PM 29,294 Views 124 Comments

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
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

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

Mar 31st 2014, 1:09 PM 9,451 Views 56 Comments

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
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

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

Mar 27th 2014, 11:03 PM 16,177 Views 72 Comments

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
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Mar 26th 2014, 11:15 PM 12,265 Views 6 Comments

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
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

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

Mar 26th 2014, 11:15 PM 21,202 Views 62 Comments

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
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Callinan the name on everyone's lips as Cabinet meets

Mar 25th 2014, 8:05 AM 6,763 Views 40 Comments

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
# Walk And Talk
# Walk And Talk

VIDEO: Taoiseach declines to answer questions on Callinan controversy

Mar 24th 2014, 2:52 PM 8,254 Views 62 Comments

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
# Cabinet Split
# Cabinet Split

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

Mar 24th 2014, 12:30 PM 6,973 Views 54 Comments

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
# Cabinet Split
# Cabinet Split

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

Mar 21st 2014, 10:58 PM 27,799 Views 156 Comments

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'
# Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis
# Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

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

Mar 21st 2014, 6:41 PM 6,445 Views 42 Comments

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
# Garda Whistleblowers
# Garda Whistleblowers

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

Mar 21st 2014, 2:00 PM 11,590 Views 38 Comments

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
# Garda Whistleblowers
# Garda Whistleblowers

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

Mar 20th 2014, 3:00 PM 18,324 Views 91 Comments

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
# Garda Whistleblowers
# Garda Whistleblowers

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

Jan 28th 2014, 12:29 PM 18 Views 41 Comments

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.