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#Noirín O'Sullivan

# noirin-osullivan - Monday 23 January, 2017

'I'm not aware of any campaign to discredit any individual' - Nóirín O'Sullivan

The Garda Commissioner has been speaking out ahead of the launch of a new Garda code of ethics this morning.

# noirin-osullivan - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Government no longer has power to promote senior gardaí as Policing Authority takes over

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald said from tomorrow the Policing Authority will assume its role to appoint senior gardaí.

# noirin-osullivan - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Commissioner's email scandal highlights 'dinosaur-like' garda IT system

While the discussion this week focused on security, gardaí want to know when the force will be equipped to police a 21st century Ireland.

# noirin-osullivan - Monday 21 November, 2016

Updated: Commissioner used private gmail account to discuss garda business

Reports at the weekend suggest that Nóirín O’Sullivan’s use of a private mail account for Garda business was compromised by a data hack in 2012.

# noirin-osullivan - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Garda Commissioner orders gardaí to work on strike day, calling it 'unprecedented' and 'gravely damaging'

It is unclear what action will be taken if gardaí ignore the directive.

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

'I didn't promote my bridesmaid... I didn't have one': Nóirín O'Sullivan faces tough questions

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly were frustrated by the Commissioner’s last of clarity in some of her answers.

# noirin-osullivan - Friday 7 October, 2016

High Court judge to investigate allegations of wrongdoing related to whistleblower disclosures

The inquiry will look into allegations of “wrongdoing” concerning recent disclosures.

# noirin-osullivan - Thursday 6 October, 2016

'Something is rotten in the state of Denmark': What is happening with the gardaí now?

Another controversy raises its head as embattled Commissioner looks on.

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Garda Commissioner 'did not know of, nor approve, any targeting of anyone making protected disclosures'

Clare Daly TD says Nóirín O’Sullivan’s position is “untenable”.

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Gardaí want today to become a lot like EDWARD...

That’s European Day without a Road Death to you.

# noirin-osullivan - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

'I have fewer colleagues. I have less money. I have more work': Garda pens open letter to Commissioner

Garda numbers have declined significantly in recent years, from 14,500 in 2010 to 12,801 in 2016.

# noirin-osullivan - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Garda Commissioner's brother at centre of inquiry into drugs found in HSE ambulance

David O’Sullivan is a paramedic with the HSE. The incident came to light last week.

# noirin-osullivan - Monday 13 June, 2016

Every garda sent an email telling them how to be a whistleblower

The Garda Commissioner and her senior team were grilled by the Policing Authority in a public session today.

# noirin-osullivan - Friday 10 June, 2016

Middle-ranking gardaí say they won't implement the commissioner's new plan

The AGSI says members won’t engage with any other productivity measures until their pay issues are addressed.

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Frances Fitzgerald says gardaí will 'go after drug dealers who flaunt their assets'

The Tánaiste also said she was “shocked” by a recent claim the then Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan met PAC chair in a car park.

# noirin-osullivan - Monday 30 May, 2016

Most Irish people would support emergency internment for gangland suspects to combat gun violence

The findings result from a new poll conducted for TheJournal.ie by Claire Byrne Live and Amárach Research.

# noirin-osullivan - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Policing Authority expresses 'deep unease' at garda management culture

The authority, which met with the Garda Commisioner today, also spoke of the impact of systematic failures on victims.

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

The Garda Commissioner came in for some serious criticism in the Dáil today

However, both Enda Kenny and Frances Fitzgerald have expressed confidence in the Commissioner.

# noirin-osullivan - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Their stories aren't new, but you're about to hear a lot more about these OTHER garda whistleblowers

The stories of gardaí Nicky Keogh and Keith Harrison are starting to get a lot more attention.

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

The Garda Commissioner, the transcripts, the tape and the unanswered questions

Garda Nóirín O’Sullivan and Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald had a difficult night.

# noirin-osullivan - Monday 25 April, 2016

Rank-and-file gardaí don't think much of their boss's stance on station closures

The Commissioner appeared before the Policing Authority for its first public session today.

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Gardaí won't take their eye off gangland thugs, says Commissioner

The Commissioner said investigations into gangland deaths are progressing well.

# noirin-osullivan - Friday 12 February, 2016

Garda Commissioner to personally oversee funerals of two men murdered in Dublin

A five-day preparation period in advance of the funerals is also expected.

# noirin-osullivan - Monday 25 January, 2016

Three years on, we're no closer to knowing who killed Garda Adrian Donohoe...

Garda Donohoe was killed in the line of duty at Lordship, Co Louth, on 25 January 2013.

# noirin-osullivan - Monday 4 January, 2016

Want to become a garda? Applications close this week

A total of 600 new garda positions will be created this year.

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

What was in Martin Callinan's black bags? Lucinda says a criminal probe may be needed

The Renua leader called the Dáil confidence debate “very disappointing”.

# noirin-osullivan - Thursday 10 September, 2015

There's a lot more gardaí on the way, but what will they be used for?

And will they go to rural areas?

# noirin-osullivan - Monday 20 July, 2015

Gardaí investigated 621 criminal gangs (sounds like a lot, right? ... It's complicated)

As one officer explained, some criminals could be in more than one gang at any given time.

# noirin-osullivan - Friday 3 July, 2015

Garda Commissioner expresses concern for female garda knocked unconscious at Dáil protest

Nóirín O’Sullivan met with politicians at Leinster House today.

# noirin-osullivan - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Commissioner called in to Leinster House over garda response to protest

Barriers were not put in place to allow politicians and their staff to leave and an Oireachtas committee wants to know why.

# noirin-osullivan - Monday 15 June, 2015

Garda chief to look into claims of embezzlement by gardaí in Romanian property deal

The Justice Minister had made the request in response to matters raised by Clare Daly TD.

# noirin-osullivan - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Allegations garda shot civilian dead should be brought to GSOC - Commissioner

Nóirín O’Sullivan said she does not have enough detail about the alleged incident, raised in the Dáil by Clare Daly, to even conclude that it was a murder.

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

"Frustrating" that Garda Commissioner didn't say if the Provisional IRA still exists

Nóirín O’Sullivan appeared before the Justice Committee today.

# noirin-osullivan - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Fancy being the gardaí's second-in-command?

The job comes with a nice salary too.

# noirin-osullivan - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Adams offers to act as go-between for anyone with info on Adrian Donohoe shooting

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking after the anniversary mass for the garda detective.

# noirin-osullivan - Friday 23 January, 2015

'There is no hiding place for anyone who cancelled penalty points'

A new report claims points are still being unfairly cancelled.

# noirin-osullivan - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Gardaí on hunt to find dole cheats

20 gardaí will begin investigating social welfare fraud across the country.

# noirin-osullivan - Sunday 30 November, 2014

What do gardaí on the ground think of their new Commissioner?

Many believe little will change but they are happy to be proven wrong…

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Mick Wallace: Nóirín O'Sullivan is an insider who sat on Martin Callinan's shoulder

The Dáil has been discussing the appointment of O’Sullivan as the new Garda Commissioner.

Did gender swing it for the new Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…