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#Whistleblower

# whistleblower - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

State of the Nation: Is Maurice McCabe ruining Frances Fitzgerald's honeymoon?

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

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.

# whistleblower - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From The42 Brian Gavin will referee the All-Ireland hurling final replay Whistleblower

Brian Gavin will referee the All-Ireland hurling final replay

The Offaly referee will take charge of his third final on September 27.

# whistleblower - 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.

# whistleblower - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Call for inquiry into claims of Donegal planning improprieties

Following a meeting with whistleblower Gerard Convier, one Sinn Féin TD said he believes there are substantial grounds for an inquiry.

# whistleblower - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

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.

# whistleblower - 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”.

# whistleblower - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

'The government treats people like gobshites' - John Wilson

The former garda welcomed Eamon Gilmore’s resignation as Labour leader, describing him as “arrogant”.

# whistleblower - Thursday 15 May, 2014

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Whistleblower claims he was targeted after arresting garda for drunk driving

Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty revealed the allegations in the Dáil today, telling TDs the whistleblower claims the case against the arrested garda was struck out of court on dubious grounds.

# whistleblower - Friday 9 May, 2014

Grave concerns: The issues Seán Guerin wants probed

Guerin report has wide range of areas of concern for upcoming Garda inquiry to focus on.

Sgt McCabe still not allowed access to PULSE - but it's under review

Maurice McCabe still does not have access to the garda PULSE system and has said he is the subject of ongoing harassment.

# whistleblower - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Garda whistleblower John Wilson drops out of local election race because of ill health

The former garda said he was not physically strong enough to run in the elections.

# whistleblower - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From The42 Englishman Wayne Barnes to referee Munster's clash with Toulon Whistleblower

Englishman Wayne Barnes to referee Munster's clash with Toulon

The ERC has announced the full list of refereeing appointments for the European semi-final weekend.

# whistleblower - Monday 14 April, 2014

Bus operator didn't get Bus Eireann contract because they 'didn't pay for an inspector's trip to Alicante'

The bus operator says that the payments were “the cost of doing business with Bus Eireann”.

Bus Éireann: We treat corruption claims with the utmost gravity

The company said it will publish the content of an affidavit in which a whistleblower claimed managers took ‘kickbacks’ in return for guaranteeing school bus route contracts.

# whistleblower - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Majority of Irish people don't trust ministers, TDs and business leaders

A third of people don’t trust gardaí but they still came out of the poll better than most other groups.

# whistleblower - Monday 31 March, 2014

Any move to punish ambulance whistleblower 'won't be tolerated'

Shirley McEntee, the ambulance controller who featured in last week’s Prime Time investigation, said she expected a backlash from her employer.

# whistleblower - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Alan Shatter apologised to garda whistleblowers, teachers vote to strike and RTÉ on Pantigate action.

# whistleblower - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Ex-firefighter running in locals wants whistleblower legislation for all public sector workers

John Kidd said he’ll be sticking up for middle income workers if he’s elected.

# whistleblower - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Call for government to be allowed shut down social media sites rejected by Fianna Fáil

A motion that called for the government to be given the right to shut down a social media site if it leads to the death of a citizen was defeated by delegates on day two of the party’s Ard Fheis in Killarney.

# whistleblower - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Garda Inspectorate praises 'credible' Maurice McCabe, says 'nobody was watching the store'

Garda Inspectorate chief inspector Robert Olson has shed more light on the damning findings in his report at a press conference in Dublin this evening.

There's a new garda confidential recipient... but not for long

Retired judge Pat McMahon will vacate the office once it is abolished in the coming weeks.

Read the Garda Inspectorate’s damning penalty points report, in full

The Garda Inspectorate found “consistent and widespread breaches of policy” by those in charge of the penalty points system.

# whistleblower - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Revamp of penalty points system requires new legislative measures, says Shatter

The Minister for Justice will address the Cabinet on the Garda Inspectorate report into the penalty points saga tomorrow.

# whistleblower - Monday 10 March, 2014

‘I’m up against it’: Garda whistleblower to run in local elections

The former garda’s revelations about penalty-point terminations in 2012 are now the subject of an official inquiry.

This letter confirms the PAC can't release a transcript of the garda whistleblower's evidence

Maurice McCabe’s evidence about the penalty points system will not be released.

# whistleblower - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Criminal lawyer to interview McCabe over garda misconduct claims

Seán Guerin is tasked with examining the whistleblower’s claims that gardaí mishandled a number of cases.

"I have no idea what he was thinking": Shatter on Confidential Recipient's comments

The Minister told the Dáil today that he was ‘utterly astonished’ by Oliver Connolly’s alleged comments.

TD claims garda was warned last whistleblower was “now washing cars in Navan”

John McGuinness says a female garda was warned off pursuing a claim of sexual harassment within the force.

# whistleblower - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

‘Life is complicated’: 11 things we learned from Alan Shatter’s day in the Dáil

Here’s what we learned from a robust and detailed statement from the Minister for Justice in the Dáil this morning…

Shatter: I didn't 'recall or remember' Oliver Connolly's €1k donation when I appointed him

The Justice Minister has also admitted that garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe was invited, but not directed, to engage in the penalty points investigation, and said there was “fault on both sides”.

In full: Alan Shatter’s statement to the Dáil on the garda whistleblower claims

The Minister for Justice has made a statement in the Dáil this morning.

Alan Shatter says none of Micheál Martin's claims are true, denies misleading Dáil

The Minister for Justice has been giving his side of the controversy around allegations from a garda whistleblower in the Dáil this morning.

Shatter warns Micheál Martin not to ‘jump to conclusions’ ahead of Dáil statement

We’ll learn more about what the Justice Minister knew and when he knew when he gives a speech to the Dáil today.

# whistleblower - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

‘Experienced criminal lawyer’ to examine garda whistleblower’s dossier of allegations

Enda Kenny has said the documents from whistleblower Maurice McCabe contain “extremely serious allegations of garda misconduct”.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Family of murdered Sylvia Roche Kelly 'fear another cover up'

Enda Kenny did not rule out a Commission of Investigation but insists that a report from a Senior Counsel is the most prudent approach to Maurice McCabe’s dossier of allegations.

My office is dealing with more claims of garda malpractice --- Gerry Adams

Adams said his staff are dealing with complaints from people “who say that they have made allegations over some time, that they have the proof that they did this, and that it wasn’t dealt with properly”.