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# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Poll: Do you welcome the appointment of Nóirín O'Sullivan as Garda Commissioner? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you welcome the appointment of Nóirín O'Sullivan as Garda Commissioner?

There were mixed views on the news yesterday – how do you feel about it?

# noirin-osullivan - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Being a woman makes no difference whatsoever --- Commissioner

“It’s very important that we don’t stereotype each other by gender or anything else. It’s down to human interaction…”

Profile: Who is the new Commissioner of An Garda Síochána?

Meet Nóirín O’Sullivan, the first female head of An Garda Síochána.

Nóirín O'Sullivan is the new Garda Commissioner

The interim commissioner has now been made permanent following a government decision today.

# noirin-osullivan - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Almost 24,000 people have died on our roads since records began

There are a number of events happening throughout the country today to remember the victims of road traffic accidents.

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

'Noirin O'Sullivan should step down from Garda Commissioner race', says Garda whistleblower

Whistleblower John Wilson says the acting Garda Commissioner ‘cannot detach herself from the gross dysfunctionality in the garda report’.

# noirin-osullivan - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Crime statistics 'not an exact science'

This comes alongside the publication today of the Garda Inspectorate report.

# noirin-osullivan - Monday 10 November, 2014

O'Sullivan: 'No more Garda stations will be closed down'

Minister Frances Fitzgerald said the Garda Inspectorate report into serious crime investigations will be a ‘road map’ for the future.

# noirin-osullivan - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Fitzgerald and O'Sullivan poring over report into serious crime investigations

The report examines how gardaí dealt with serious crimes over the last number of years.

# noirin-osullivan - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

McCabe had 'constructive' penalty points meeting but still feels 'not accepted' in force

McCabe will spend the rest of the week in Dublin outlining the new allegations that gardaí have been cancelling penalty points since new regulations came in.

# noirin-osullivan - Monday 15 September, 2014

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

GSOC has opened an investigation into the claims.

# noirin-osullivan - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Gardaí STILL cancelling penalty points, says whistleblower

McCabe has handed over evidence to GSOC and has been interviewed at the Ombudsman’s office recently.

# noirin-osullivan - Friday 5 September, 2014

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

# noirin-osullivan - Thursday 24 July, 2014

These are the temporary, Tetris-like moves being made so the Gardaí can fill 28 senior roles...

The force needs to hire 28 superintendents and chief superintendents. Here’s how the Government’s planning to make it happen.

# noirin-osullivan - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Commissioner: The guards are damaged and hurting - but we aren't broken

Acting garda commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan has been speaking at the MacGill Summer school in Glenties this evening.

Martin who? Callinan isn't mentioned in opening of annual garda report

This is despite him overseeing everything that the report contains.

# noirin-osullivan - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Garda whistleblower to meet with Commissioner over harassment

McCabe’s legal team have written to Noirín O’Sullivan’s office to arrange the meeting this week to discuss 13 allegations of harassment.

# noirin-osullivan - Thursday 17 July, 2014

355 guns stolen in Ireland last year - and 53 reported lost

Latest garda figures on guns show that almost 170,000 guns licenced in Ireland last year.

# noirin-osullivan - Friday 11 July, 2014

Gardaí say there have been no official Deputy Commissioner appointments

Sinn Féin’s Padraig Mac Lochlainn had called on the Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald to clarify if she had knowledge of the appointments.

# noirin-osullivan - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Gardaí €13 million off target for Haddington Road savings

There was also a similar shortfall last year, with just €9 million of the projected €15 million in savings achieved.

Commissioner: Gardaí seeing a "rush to violence" across society

Noirín O’Sullivan says the spike in homicides in the past year is not attributable to organised crime, but to domestic and other issues.

Will this be James Reilly's last official outing?

The Health Minister is one of a few Cabinet members expected to be undertaking their last official engagements today, ahead of the reshuffle.

# noirin-osullivan - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

'A wake up call': Where to now after the Logan Report?

The report into the removal of two Roma children from their families last year has been described as “shocking”.

# noirin-osullivan - 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.

# noirin-osullivan - Friday 20 June, 2014

Garda Commissioner admits 'listening hasn't always been a priority'

Nóirín O’Sullivan has told a justice reform conference: “I can’t guarantee perfection on my watch, but I can give it a good try.”

# noirin-osullivan - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Local gardaí can no longer overturn penalty points

The move comes as part of a massive overhaul of the system.

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

'I told her to ring Maurice McCabe': John Wilson shook hands with the Garda Commissioner today

Noirín O’Sullivan shook hands and chatted with whistleblower and former garda John Wilson outside Leinster House today.

Acting Garda Commissioner denies the force has not supported Maurice McCabe

Finian McGrath questioned Nóirín O’Sullivan’s assertion that senior gardaí were in contact with the whistleblower “on a daily basis”.

Top Justice official for Guerin grilling today, Commissioner also facing TDs' questions

The election over, TDs and senators were back at work yesterday. Today, the much-anticipated committee appearance of Brian Purcell will provide the main focus in Leinster House.

# noirin-osullivan - Friday 9 May, 2014

"It’s very easy to have an establishment view." Minister wants open competition for top Garda job

Frances Fitzgerald also says she will “take lessons” from the criticisms of her predecessor Alan Shatter.

'Dissent is not disloyalty': Commissioner reacts to new whisteblower allegations

However, she was not willing to respond directly to allegations made by Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan.

# noirin-osullivan - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

€11m in drugs seized this month in gardaí's 'relentless pursuit' of organised criminals

Interim Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan said the force is determined to focus on drugs and organised crime.

Garda chief: 'The Anglo case was a very complex, complicated investigation'

Meanwhile, a Labour TD is far from pleased as the initial reaction to the decision not to jail the Anglo executives rolls in.

Acting Garda Commissioner to receive warm welcome from rank and file gardaí

GRA President John Parker said Noirín O’Sullivan has the 100 per cent support of his association.

# noirin-osullivan - Friday 11 April, 2014

Otherwise engaged: Alan Shatter has decided not to attend this year's AGSI conference

The minister was at last year’s meeting of garda sergeants and inspectors but has said that he cannot attend this year because it clashes with the Passover festival.

# noirin-osullivan - Friday 4 April, 2014

'Dissent is not disloyalty' - Interim Garda Commissioner

Noirín O’Sullivan says that whistleblowers “need to be supported”.

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

New Garda Commissioner holds meeting on restoring trust in force

An Garda Síochána said the acting commissioner stressed the focus should be on carrying out the important work done by the force every day.

# noirin-osullivan - Monday 31 March, 2014

Criminals are engaging in less burglary but more kidnapping

New crime figures show that, on the whole, crime is down but road deaths remain high.

# noirin-osullivan - Thursday 27 March, 2014

The PAC wants information on the systems gardaí used to record phone calls

The chairman of the Public Accounts Committee has said the committee is likely to seek information from the gardaí and the Department of Justice on the systems used to record calls in and out of garda stations.