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#gsoc

# gsoc - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Woman killed, four others injured in crash involving off duty garda

The deceased has been named as Jacqueline Wolohan from Coolock in Dublin.

# gsoc - Sunday 7 February, 2016

'When you tell the truth in politics you get into trouble - but the truth helps me sleep at night' Shatter Resistant This post contains videos

'When you tell the truth in politics you get into trouble - but the truth helps me sleep at night'

Alan Shatter opens up on the controversies that forced him to resign, Leo Varadkar and whether he says ‘hello’ to Mick Wallace.

# gsoc - Sunday 24 January, 2016

It's now more difficult for Irish journalists to hold those in powerful positions to account

Ireland’s small community of hard-pressed crime journalists are up in arms, writes Tom Clonan.

# gsoc - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

There's going to be a review into the law allowing Gsoc to access journalists' phone records

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald said that it was of fundamental importance that journalists be able to carry out their work unhindered.

# gsoc - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Gsoc access to journalists' phone records 'really worrying'

The NUJ is seeking to meet the watchdog over its accessing of private data.

# gsoc - Friday 25 December, 2015

Motorcyclist seriously injured in collision with garda car

The man was taken to the Mater Hospital with serious injuries.

# gsoc - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Two children among six injured in crash involving car under garda surveillance

A two-year-old boy and seven-year-old girl have been taken to Tullamore Hospital.

# gsoc - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Gardaí may have interviewed victim of paedophile priest as 'family favour'

A new GSOC report found that a statement might have been taken just to “appease the victim”.

# gsoc - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

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

Gardaí have been cleared of any alleged wrongdoing.

# gsoc - Monday 13 July, 2015

Gardaí cleared following allegations of pepper spraying woman and 'refusing her water and medical attention'

GSOC investigated the complaint and deemed it “neither reasonable nor practicable to carry out any further investigative steps”.

# gsoc - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Garda accused of raping woman he arrested investigated by Gsoc

No charges were brought.

# gsoc - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

A man walked out of court - three weeks later he was charged with killing his mother

The report comes in the wake of the case of Celyn Eadon.

# gsoc - Friday 19 June, 2015

Over 5,000 allegations and one garda dismissed: A look at GSOC's 'most turbulent year'

One in three complaints made last year related to abuse of authority.

# gsoc - Friday 12 June, 2015

Gsoc investigating after homeless man found dead in Tipperary

Gardaí had earlier given him a lift into Nenagh.

# gsoc - Friday 5 June, 2015

CCTV footage important in GSOC investigation of Garda Sergeant

General Secretary of the AGSI, John Redmond, has also spoken positively of a meeting the group had with the Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald.

'Can GSOC continue with the confidence of the public and gardaí? Yes it can' - Frances Fitzgerald

The justice minister last night opted for an independent investigation into Garda Sergeant Michael Galvin’s death.

# gsoc - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Fresh calls for independent probe into death of garda who took his own life

GSOC Commissioner Kieran Fitzgerald has defended the Garda watchdog’s investigation into the sergeant’s death.

# gsoc - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

New GSOC chairman will be paid €145,000 - whenever they are hired

The former chairman’s tenure became mired in controversy over reports the office had been under surveillance.

# gsoc - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Gardaí insist they ARE cooperating with probe into Clare Daly's arrest

Yesterday, the Dáil heard claims that gardaí had not been cooperating with the GSOC inquiry.

# gsoc - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

# gsoc - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Councillor says protest organisers to blame for woman's injuries - not gardaí

There have been calls for an investigation into garda conduct at the protest.

# gsoc - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Car that struck motorcyclist was being chased by gardaí

The 44-year-old motorcyclist was airlifted to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin yesterday evening after the crash, and is in a serious condition.

# gsoc - Monday 23 March, 2015

Garda arrested for suspected drink-driving after crashing into parked squad car

The off-duty garda may also face an internal investigation, the Garda Ombudsman has confirmed.

# gsoc - Thursday 19 March, 2015

GSOC to investigate "pepper spraying" of homeless man

A video of the incident has been viewed 600,000 times.

# gsoc - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

# gsoc - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

The controversial head of the Garda Ombudsman is resigning

Simon O’Brien is taking up a new post in the UK next month after a turbulent spell as GSOC chair.

# gsoc - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Emily Logan: Give GSOC the power to investigate claims of excessive force by gardaí

The Irish Human Right and Equality Commission is calling for GSOC to be allowed to investigate a wider range of offences.

# gsoc - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Motorist injured after Garda pursuit ends in car crash in Dublin

GSOC have been called to the scene.

Nobody has complained to GSOC about the Gardaí bollard push video

No one present when the incident occurred has come forward to the Ombudsman.

# gsoc - Sunday 26 October, 2014

GSOC to investigate after van driven by off-duty garda struck a pedestrian

The incident took place in Limerick yesterday morning.

# gsoc - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Garda Ombudsman to investigate after young man who was in Garda custody died

He was taken to the hospital by ambulance but died at 4:30am.

# gsoc - Friday 24 October, 2014

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

The collision occurred at approximately 8.45pm.

# gsoc - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Frances Fitzgerald: It's 'regrettable' that no TDs showed up to discuss Garda reform Bill

The new Bill gives greater powers to GSOC.

# gsoc - 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”.

# gsoc - Friday 10 October, 2014

Ian Bailey's wrongful arrest case against An Garda Síochana is edging closer

Ian Bailey is taking a civil action claiming that he was wrongfully arrested.

# gsoc - Friday 3 October, 2014

Justice committee calls for single Garda Ombudsman

It also recommends reform of the complaints process, Garda training and formation of the Garda Authority.

# gsoc - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

A man has died after being hit by a garda patrol car in Louth

The incident happened at about 1.20am.

# gsoc - Friday 26 September, 2014

Three bystanders seriously injured after being struck by car in garda chase

It has been reported that one of the men lost a leg in the incident.

# gsoc - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Man in court over fatal road crash after garda pursuit

The 26-year-old was charged with dangerous driving causing death.

GSOC chairman says he won't be resigning

The GSOC report was unable to confirm the source of the ‘bugging’ leak.