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#Noirín O'Sullivan

# noirin-osullivan - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Here's what we know so far about Templemore's 'unacceptable' finances

The Commissioner’s performance at the Public Accounts Committee this week has sparked calls for her to step down.

# noirin-osullivan - Friday 5 May, 2017

Fianna Fáil AND Sinn Féin have called on Nóirín O'Sullivan to step down this evening

Political parties have rounded on the commissioner after “inconsistent” testimony to the PAC yesterday.

# noirin-osullivan - Thursday 4 May, 2017

The Garda Commissioner, the head of HR and the 'brief' two-hour meeting in Templemore

Nóirín O’Sullivan appeared before the Public Accounts Committee today and left members with more questions than answers.

# noirin-osullivan - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'This was weak practice' - Garda Commissioner says it's 'too early' to say what caused breath tests scandal

O’Sullivan is making her first appearance in front of the Policing Authority since the scandal concerning Garda breath tests first broke.

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Gardaí: 'There were issues with how some homicides were classified'

Deputy Commissisioner John Twomey stressed all of these deaths were fully investigated.

# noirin-osullivan - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

'I've been bitten, spat at, assaulted': Noirin O'Sullivan says she can relate to rank-and-file gardai

The Commissioner was responding to personal stories of gardai who had been attacked, including one who needed 22 staples in his elbow.

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

No record of Donegal garda's tax evasion and fraud claims, Dáil hears

Former garda Kieran Jackson had reported incidents of tax evasion by a now retired garda superintendent back in 2001, the Dáil was told.

Garda homicide and domestic violence stats are now being rechecked

Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan confirmed the examination today.

# noirin-osullivan - Friday 7 April, 2017

This is what Fianna Fáil's motion about the Garda Commissioner will say

This is what Fianna Fáil's motion about the Garda Commissioner will say

Fianna Fáil has continually said it cannot express confidence in the Commissioner.

Six reasons why calls were recorded at garda stations for so long

The practice went on for over thirty years.

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Judge dismisses Go Safe speeding cases, calling them a 'charade' and 'embarrassing'

“I am not going to waste the court’s time with these cases,” Judge Patrick Durcan said in Killaloe yesterday.

# noirin-osullivan - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Confusion over last-minute change in leadership of new garda probe

The lack of clarity about who was involved in the internal investigation was highlighted by TD Mick Wallace when he questioned the Commissioner this week.

# noirin-osullivan - Friday 31 March, 2017

Questions, unanswered: Scandals are 'at best, incompetence and, at worst, deception'

Although many questions were asked, few were answered.

# noirin-osullivan - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Clare Daly asks Commissioner why she was brought to court over driving offence

More than 14,000 people were summoned to court erroneously.

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Mick Wallace: Is it appropriate that Martin Callinan was in Garda HQ 'several days last week'? Charleton Tribunal This post contains videos

Mick Wallace: Is it appropriate that Martin Callinan was in Garda HQ 'several days last week'?

Callinan is one of the central characters in the new tribunal into the Maurice McCabe scandal.

Garda report on Templemore college can give 'no assurance' that its financial management is even 'adequate'

The findings of the internal audit report on the running of Templemore Training College has piled yet more pressure on Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan.

# noirin-osullivan - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

'We have confidence in the Commissioner': Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil divided over garda scandal

Sinn Féin has called a no-confidence motion in Nóirín O’Sullivan to be voted on next week in the Dáil.

An open and transparent garda briefing full of unanswered questions

The Commissioner told reporters yesterday she had heard the “disquiet” around the force’s latest scandal.

# noirin-osullivan - Monday 27 March, 2017

Nóirín O'Sullivan announces major restructuring of some garda sections - but she's not going anywhere

“We are going to identify things that are wrong, things that are broken”.

Political parties are piling in on Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan

Sinn Fein is to publish a motion of no confidence today.

# noirin-osullivan - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'It is inevitable we will identify more examples of bad practice': Garda Commissioner

Enda Kenny earlier reiterated his confidence in Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan.

# noirin-osullivan - Friday 24 March, 2017

'No one believes An Garda Síochana': Calls for shake-up to garda management

The Policing Authority is to examine the full facts of how and why two massive garda admin errors occurred.

# noirin-osullivan - Monday 6 March, 2017

Most people want Nóirín O’Sullivan to resign or step aside as Garda Commissioner

Seven in 10 people want her to step down or step aside while the Charleton Tribunal investigates an alleged smear campaign against Maurice McCabe.

# noirin-osullivan - Sunday 26 February, 2017

26 Justice Department employees suspended from duty with full pay

Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett, who received the information, contrasted this with the fact the Garda Commissioner is still in her role.

# noirin-osullivan - Friday 24 February, 2017

The Charleton Tribunal has an official (different) name, and its opening statement is due next Monday

We are far more likely to refer to it as the Charleton Tribunal to be honest.

The Policing Authority chair has a 'degree of confidence' in the Garda Commissioner

Josephine Feehily said the ongoing “saga” is “potentially corrosive” for garda morale.

# noirin-osullivan - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Asked about controversies, Commissioner says there are 'inaccuracies we cannot correct at the moment'

Nóirín O’Sullivan said she was concerned about the impact of recent issues on public confidence in policing.

# noirin-osullivan - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Michael McDowell calls for the Garda Commissioner to step aside

McDowell, a former attorney general, stood as legal adviser to Maurice McCabe during the O’Higgins Commission of Investigation.

# noirin-osullivan - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

As it happened: There will be a Tribunal into alleged smear campaign against Maurice McCabe

Enda Kenny will likely announce a tribunal this afternoon.

# noirin-osullivan - Monday 13 February, 2017

'I am innocent': Nóirín O'Sullivan says she won't step aside

The commissioner says her position remains the same as it did before this weekend.

# noirin-osullivan - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Fianna Fáil to abstain from vote of no confidence in Government

The Taoiseach meanwhile says he isn’t ruling out a criminal investigation into the Tusla saga.

# noirin-osullivan - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Howlin says whistleblower Maurice McCabe 'expressed gratitude' for his intervention yesterday

Pressure is mounting on the Garda Commissioner to step aside while the inquiry is ongoing.

Former garda commissioner's phone to be examined - but SIM may have been destroyed three years ago

There have been fresh calls today for the Commissioner to stand aside as an investigation is held.

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

RTÉ has been dragged into the Garda whistleblower mire

A new commission of investigation into the saga is to probe whether or not the Garda Commissioner “orchestrated” broadcasts on RTÉ in May 2016.

Nóirín O'Sullivan refutes Dáil claims about her treatment of Maurice McCabe

O’Sullivan strongly refutes the claims made by Labour leader Brendan Howlin under Dáil privilege today.

You're hearing a lot about garda whistleblowers today - here's why

There have been fresh calls today for the Commissioner to stand aside as an investigation is held.

Garda whistleblower report will not be published in full

The former High Court judge was tasked with reviewing the situation after two protected disclosures were made to Frances Fitzgerald by gardaí in last October.

# noirin-osullivan - Saturday 28 January, 2017

New garda rules encourage speaking up as 'harassment of whistleblowers continues'

Minister Frances Fitzgerald still has not published a report into allegations of a campaign to discredit a whistleblower.

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

5,600 enquiries, 20,000 hours of CCTV footage - Garda Adrian Donohoe's murder is still unsolved

The 41-year-old was killed in the line of duty at Lordship Credit Union in Bellurgan, near Dundalk, Co Louth, on 25 January 2013.

# noirin-osullivan - Monday 23 January, 2017

'Where there should be aspiration, there is sanction' - Gardaí on their new ethics rules

The code commits to standards of conduct like honesty, integrity and the reporting of wrongdoing.