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#gsoc

# gsoc - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Gsoc investigation under way into 'unintentional discharge' of Garda’s firearm

Sources said the incident occurred on the grounds of Mayorstone Park Garda Station last July.

# gsoc - Friday 19 July, 2019

Gsoc investigation underway after garda accidentally shoots himself in the foot

The garda was injured yesterday after his weapon discharged accidentally.

# gsoc - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Gardaí used pepper spray more than 250 times so far this year

There have been eight instances of Taser use and one report of use of a firearm.

# gsoc - Sunday 9 June, 2019

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Garda who struck protester with baton during housing demonstration disciplined two years later Exclusive

The protest took place at a hotel in Gorey in 2015.

# gsoc - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Date set for full inquest into the death of Jastine Valdez's killer

He died from a gunshot wound.

# gsoc - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

DPP directs no action be taken against detective who shot Jastine Valdez killer

The 24-year-old woman was abducted and murdered by Mark Hennessy in May last year.

# gsoc - Friday 24 May, 2019

Two detectives who lost submachine gun in Dublin should not be disciplined, says Gsoc

The firearm was lost on 10 July 2018 and was handed in to Store Street Garda Station by a member of the public.

# gsoc - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Family of boy detained by gardaí lodges complaint with Garda Ombudsman

The incident occurred last Sunday evening.

# gsoc - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Garda did not investigate rape complaint despite being reminded 15 times

The case was detailed in GSOC’s latest annual report.

# gsoc - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

GSOC received nearly 2,000 complaints about the conduct of gardaí last year

The commission received 24 protected disclosures in 2018.

# gsoc - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Superintendents reject Gsoc claim they could be accused of cover-ups in investigations of gardaí

Gsoc chairperson Judge Mary Ellen Ring said An Garda Síochana runs the risk of undermining public trust in the force.

# gsoc - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Gsoc received 24 new protected disclosures from officers last year - there are now 49 active cases

Ten new staff members have been allocated since 2017 to deal exclusively with protected disclosures.

# gsoc - Monday 25 March, 2019

Garda ombudsman notified after man dies following incident at Midlands Regional Hospital

Gardaí are understood to have had an interaction with the man before he died.

# gsoc - Thursday 21 March, 2019

File sent to unauthorised third party in one of four alleged data breaches at Gsoc Exclusive

Gsoc has apologised to one of the men affected by the breach.

# gsoc - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Gsoc notified as gardaí launch investigation into death of man in his 40s

Gardaí attended an incident at Wolfhill, Co Laois this afternoon at around 3pm.

# gsoc - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

GSOC investigating car crash in which two men died in Louth

It is believed gardaí had attempted to stop the vehicle prior to the collision.

# gsoc - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Gardaí fail to notify GSOC about more than half of taser discharges within required 48-hour period FOI

Gardaí fail to notify GSOC about more than half of taser discharges within required 48-hour period

The requirement was introduced by gardaí in 2010 to help GSOC gather evidence.

# gsoc - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Three gardaí facing possible disciplinary action over death of Shane O'Farrell

“The actions of the Gardaí fell short of what should have happened,” Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan said today.

# gsoc - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Government approves scoping inquiry into the hit-and-run death of Shane O’Farrell

In 2011, Shane O’Farrell was struck by a car driven by Zigimantas Gradzuiska.

# gsoc - Friday 4 January, 2019

Family outline 'deep concerns' to Garda Commissioner about son killed in hit-and-run

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.

Senior garda suspended pending GSOC investigation

It’s understood the decision to suspend the officer was taken by Garda Commissioner Drew Harris.

# gsoc - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Incident in which garda was hospitalised being investigated by GSOC

The incident happened at around 1am in the Rose Lawn area of Castlerea, Co Roscommon.

# gsoc - Monday 3 December, 2018

GSOC launches inquiry after garda discharges firearm injuring man in Longford

Gardaí in Longford were attending an incident in Granard.

# gsoc - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Town in shock after popular local killed in incident where garda was dragged 500 metres by car

Stephen Marron was assistant sacristan of the local parish and was driving a car which was crashed into by the car dragging the garda.

GSOC launches inquiry after driver killed and garda dragged for 500 metres by second car in Monaghan

A man in his 40s has been arrested and is being detained at Carrickmacross Garda Station.

# gsoc - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Gardaí 'hugely frustrated' at false complaints made to Gsoc 'without fear of prosecution'

A report this week recommended an overhaul of the system for dealing with complaints against gardaí.

# gsoc - Friday 3 August, 2018

Ian Bailey 'disappointed' with Gsoc report into Toscan Du Plantier case

Solicitor Frank Buttimer said that Gsoc “doesn’t have much by way of capacity to police the police” properly.

# gsoc - Thursday 2 August, 2018

'Grave concern' over missing evidence in du Plantier murder investigation

GSOC has found no evidence of the high-level corruption by gardaí alleged by the complainants Ian Bailey, Jules Thomas and Marie Farrell.

# gsoc - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

'An unfortunate incident': Assistant Garda Commissioner on Garda submachine gun found in Dublin city centre by passerby

The gun was handed in to Store Street garda station last week by a member of the public.

# gsoc - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

GSOC launches inquiry after fully-loaded garda submachine gun found in Dublin city centre

The gun was in a bag in the boot of a car which was part of a convoy travelling at high speed through Dublin city centre when it fell out of the car.

# gsoc - Monday 9 July, 2018

'Adds insult to injury': Gsoc highly critical of gardaí for losing files in Fr Niall Molloy probe

Gsoc has published a scathing report into deficiencies in the investigation files into the priest’s murder.

# gsoc - Friday 6 July, 2018

Inquiry into suicide of Donegal sergeant who was investigated by Gsoc finds 'mistakes were made'

The judge found an email notifying management of the criminal investigation into Sergeant Michael Galvin and two of his colleagues was inadvertently deleted.

# 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.

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