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Garda whistleblower has 'very constructive' meeting with Fitzgerald

Wilson said he and the Justice 4 All group outlined a number of serious allegations and the minister said she would now look at mechanisms needed to address these concerns.

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GARDA WHISTLEBLOWER JOHN Wilson has said that a meeting between Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald and the Justice 4 All group was “very constructive”.

Wilson and the group’s committee brought with them a large number of allegations involving An Garda Síochánna and Wilson told TheJournal.ie after the meeting this evening that the minster has taken them on board.

“We outlined a full range of serious allegations which had been brought to our attention of garda malpractice and she’s gone off now to actively examine mechanisms necessary to deal with these concerns,” he said.

Justice 4 All offers people the chance draw attention to concerns they have in relation to garda wrongdoing and the judiciary.

Wilson said he and the group asked the minister if she would consider including these allegations in the forthcoming commission of inquiry and she told them she would consider it.

“We’re going to met again in the near future and we’ve been invited to address an event at Farmleigh on 20 June on garda reform,” he told this website.

“This is only the first meeting and she’s gone off to consider the information so we’ll see what happens in the future,” he added. “It’s of the utmost importance that all of these serious allegations are dealt with.

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