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#gsoc

# gsoc - Thursday 25 September, 2014

GSOC chairman says he won't be resigning

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

# gsoc - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

GSOC unable to confirm source of 'bugging' leak

The findings of the investigative report, compiled by Mark Connaughton SC, were inconclusive.

# gsoc - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Minister: 'GSOC should publish report, but members shouldn't resign'

Frances Fitzgerald says she has confidence in the commissioners.

# gsoc - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Alan Shatter wants the GSOC Commissioners to be sacked

Alan Shatter wants the GSOC Commissioners to be sacked

The former Justice Minister insists the positions of Simon O’Brien and his colleagues are no longer tenable.

# gsoc - Monday 15 September, 2014

Maurice McCabe will meet senior Gardaí today over new penalty points claims

GSOC has opened an investigation into the claims.

# gsoc - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Who leaked bugging information to newspaper? Nobody knows but GSOC has stopped trying to find out

The Sunday Times journalist declined an invitation to cooperate with the inquiry.

# gsoc - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

GSOC is getting new powers to investigate the Garda Commissioner

The new Bill extends the powers and remit of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission.

# gsoc - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Retired judge says victims are being 'further victimised' by 'guards investigating guards’

Gillian Hussey is a director of the National Crime Victims Helpline.

# gsoc - Friday 1 August, 2014

Garda Ombusdman now has direct access to Garda PULSE system

Previously, GSOC only had access to the investigations database under Garda supervision.

# gsoc - Thursday 24 July, 2014

The BMW that rammed Garda car was spotted all over Ireland - did you see it? Collision This post contains images

The BMW that rammed Garda car was spotted all over Ireland - did you see it?

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

# gsoc - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Gardaí injured after patrol car 'rammed' in Portlaoise, four men arrested

GSOC have been informed and are sending a team of investigators to the scene.

# gsoc - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

More than 1,100 public complaints filed against gardaí last year

Today’s annual report also reveals information on disciplinary action and deaths in custody.

Opinion: What does it actually take to establish an 'independent' policing authority?

The Justice Minister has spoken out about the need for an Independent Garda Authority – but what will it take to achieve that?

# gsoc - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

'How much do you trust An Garda Síochána?' - Gardaí to start polling the public again

The first “Public Attitudes Survey” in six years comes after months of scandal and controversy.

# gsoc - Thursday 10 July, 2014

GSOC finds "no evidence" of booze deliveries for gardaí at Shell project

It was alleged last year that a company contracted by Shell supplied alcohol to Belmullet Garda Station.

# gsoc - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Facebook friends, prostitutes, and Garth Brooks: The week in numbers

Plus: How many Irish students say they’re not having sex?

# gsoc - Friday 4 July, 2014

Who makes complaints about gardaí and why?

In Dublin, it is the South region that complains the most.

# gsoc - Thursday 3 July, 2014

GSOC commissioners reject call for their resignation

Simon O’Brien says he feels he and the two other commissioners are “discharging an important function”.

GSOC received 2,027 complaints last year

The Garda watchdog also opened three investigations itself.

# gsoc - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

GSOC will be allowed to investigate the Garda Commissioner under new reforms

The government has announced a series of reforms to strengthen the Garda Ombudsman.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# gsoc - Monday 30 June, 2014

Scrap 3-person GSOC, set-up whistleblower 'hotline': Here's what needs to change, Minister told

Gardaí should be banned from serving on GSOC, and a Northern Ireland-style Criminal Justice Inspectorate should be set up, according to a report handed to Frances Fitzgerald…

# gsoc - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Dáil hears lack of Garda cooperation stalled murder investigation complaint

Pádraig Mac Loclainn said that GSOC had to delay investigating a complaint made by the family of Seamus Doherty due to a lack of cooperation from gardaí in Donegal.

# gsoc - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Shatter: 'I was secretly put on trial, and wasn't given a chance to defend myself'

The former Minister for Justice has blasted the Guerin report for ‘completely failing to follow fair procedure’.

'Ignoring' the system gives speeders an 86% chance of avoiding punishment

John O’Brien, the former head of the Garda Traffic Corps, told the PAC that GSOC failed to act on foot of a report he carried out on the penalty points system in 2008.

PAC will be examining penalty points and speed cameras today

What else will the folks on Kildare Street be discussing?

# gsoc - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

I wouldn't have treated whistleblowers that way --- Garda Inspectorate Chief

Robert Olson is highlighting wider problems in the force, saying this morning that “culture is something you don’t change with a couple of policies and it’s fixed next week”.

# gsoc - Monday 16 June, 2014

From GSOC to asylum seekers, what are Ireland's human rights failings?

And we have to address them all before a United Nations committee next month.

Calls for public inquiry into the policing of Corrib gas project

The group said there is no faith in GSOC as it currently exists.

# gsoc - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Verrimus "reassured" by judge's recommendations in GSOC 'bugging' report:

The company said that it was never part of its remit to uncover the source of any possible surveillance threat.

# gsoc - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the Aer Lingus strikes, GSOC bugging and Apple’s tax affairs in Ireland.

Here's what Alan Shatter has to say about the GSOC 'bugging' report

The former Minister for Justice said that retired Judge Cooke’s dealing with the matters in the report was in the public interest.

We'll have to "wait and see" who leaked GSOC 'bugging' information - Fitzgerald

The justice minister said that at least seven people had access to the information that was leaked to the media.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are the nine biggest stories you need to know this morning as you kick off your day.

GSOC welcomes Cooke report, Gardaí say they're reviewing it

An Garda Síochána acknowledged that their working relationship with GSOC needs to be more constructive.

# gsoc - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about bugging at GSOC offices, mother and baby homes and cigarette packaging.

Cooke Report: There is no evidence that GSOC was bugged by gardaí

The government has published retired High Court Judge John Cooke’s report into the claims of surveillance at the Ombudsman’s office.

This is what Cooke found out about those three anomalies at GSOC

Were the Ombudsman’s offices bugged or not?

Fitzgerald has confidence in GSOC, says Cooke report is 'food for thought' for Shatter's critics BUGGING This post contains videos

Fitzgerald has confidence in GSOC, says Cooke report is 'food for thought' for Shatter's critics

The Minister for Justice was speaking after the publication of the report into allegations that the offices of the Garda Ombudsman were bugged.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…