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#Whistleblower

# whistleblower - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

The HSE has NOT abandoned plans to use CCTV in care homes
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

The HSE has NOT abandoned plans to use CCTV in care homes

Jan 13th 2015, 5:19 PM 8,554 Views 41 Comments

They have come to a junction because of privacy issues, however, and are now seeking expert advice on how to move forward.

# whistleblower - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Government silent as Snowden docs reveal access to Ireland's internet cables
# GCHQ
# GCHQ

Government silent as Snowden docs reveal access to Ireland's internet cables

Nov 29th 2014, 8:49 PM 61,659 Views 116 Comments

It has been revealed that UK authorities have access to one Irish submarine internet cable.

# whistleblower - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Another twist as FBI protection offered to Qatar World Cup 2022 whistleblower
# WC 2022
From The42
# WC 2022

Another twist as FBI protection offered to Qatar World Cup 2022 whistleblower

Nov 19th 2014, 9:53 PM 17,542 Views 13 Comments

‘It has cost me emotionally — I know for a fact I will be looking over my shoulder for the rest of my life’.

# whistleblower - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Secretary General on tax dossier: 'No effort would have been made to suppress information'
# Dossier
# Dossier

Secretary General on tax dossier: 'No effort would have been made to suppress information'

Nov 11th 2014, 10:30 PM 19,851 Views 0 Comments

Enda Kenny addressed the latest claims in the Dáil this afternoon.

# whistleblower - Friday 3 October, 2014

A Garda whistleblower is backing MEP's legal battle with Phil Hogan
# Support
# Support

A Garda whistleblower is backing MEP's legal battle with Phil Hogan

Oct 3rd 2014, 3:55 PM 11,911 Views 0 Comments

Garda whistleblower John Wilson has said he will fund raise for Nessa Childer’s legal costs in the case that Phil Hogan proceeds with threatened action.

# whistleblower - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Frances Fitzgerald: This is very different, we're listening to Maurice McCabe
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Frances Fitzgerald: This is very different, we're listening to Maurice McCabe

Sep 16th 2014, 9:30 PM 8,429 Views 16 Comments

The Justice Minister has been speaking about the fresh penalty points controversy today.

Gardaí didn't serve over 640,000 summonses between 2009 and 2012 - whistleblower
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Gardaí didn't serve over 640,000 summonses between 2009 and 2012 - whistleblower

Sep 16th 2014, 3:43 PM 10,779 Views 47 Comments

John Wilson blasted the lack of accountability in the penalty points system.

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

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

Sep 16th 2014, 9:00 AM 6,895 Views 20 Comments

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
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

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

Sep 16th 2014, 6:10 AM 8,047 Views 48 Comments

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

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

Brian Gavin will referee the All-Ireland hurling final replay

Sep 10th 2014, 4:34 PM 6,118 Views 24 Comments

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
# Bullying
# Bullying

Garda whistleblower to meet with Commissioner over harassment

Jul 20th 2014, 7:45 AM 8,250 Views 39 Comments

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
# Bad Planning
# Bad Planning

Call for inquiry into claims of Donegal planning improprieties

Jul 9th 2014, 7:38 PM 9,213 Views 17 Comments

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
# Allegations
# Allegations

Garda whistleblower has 'very constructive' meeting with Fitzgerald

Jun 11th 2014, 9:54 PM 8,939 Views 27 Comments

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
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

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

May 28th 2014, 10:46 PM 22,808 Views 55 Comments

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
# Justice Committee
# Justice Committee

Acting Garda Commissioner denies the force has not supported Maurice McCabe

May 28th 2014, 4:20 PM 8,854 Views 28 Comments

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 Final Whistle
# The Final Whistle

'The government treats people like gobshites' - John Wilson

May 27th 2014, 6:15 AM 15,833 Views 70 Comments

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

# whistleblower - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Whistleblower claims he was targeted after arresting garda for drunk driving
# Corruption
# Corruption

Whistleblower claims he was targeted after arresting garda for drunk driving

May 15th 2014, 2:30 PM 21,990 Views 84 Comments

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
# Guerin Report

Grave concerns: The issues Seán Guerin wants probed

May 9th 2014, 10:44 PM 15,885 Views 25 Comments

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
# Guerin Report
# Guerin Report

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

May 9th 2014, 7:15 PM 17,057 Views 47 Comments

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
# Cavan
# Cavan

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

May 1st 2014, 10:07 PM 14,533 Views 51 Comments

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

# whistleblower - Thursday 17 April, 2014

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

Englishman Wayne Barnes to referee Munster's clash with Toulon

Apr 17th 2014, 3:39 PM 6,048 Views 34 Comments

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'
# Kickbacks
# Kickbacks

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

Apr 14th 2014, 12:10 PM 22,588 Views 46 Comments

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
# Kickbacks
# Kickbacks

Bus Éireann: We treat corruption claims with the utmost gravity

Apr 14th 2014, 10:00 AM 6,623 Views 14 Comments

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
# Credibility
# Credibility

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

Apr 5th 2014, 11:34 AM 8,047 Views 81 Comments

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
# Shirley Mcentee

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

Mar 31st 2014, 10:51 PM 16,342 Views 46 Comments

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
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Mar 26th 2014, 11:15 PM 12,265 Views 6 Comments

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
# Not Kidding
# Not Kidding

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

Mar 23rd 2014, 5:00 PM 10,473 Views 28 Comments

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
# Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis
# Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

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

Mar 22nd 2014, 3:50 PM 16,056 Views 74 Comments

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
# Garda Inspectorate

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

Mar 12th 2014, 7:27 PM 7,629 Views 33 Comments

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
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

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

Mar 12th 2014, 5:38 PM 8,677 Views 28 Comments

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
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

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

Mar 12th 2014, 5:36 PM 7,365 Views 19 Comments

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
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

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

Mar 11th 2014, 10:35 PM 12,393 Views 36 Comments

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
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

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

Mar 10th 2014, 10:15 PM 18,614 Views 50 Comments

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
# Maurice McCabe

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

Mar 10th 2014, 12:06 PM 5,638 Views 17 Comments

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
# Garda Misconduct
# Garda Misconduct

Criminal lawyer to interview McCabe over garda misconduct claims

Feb 27th 2014, 7:41 PM 7,326 Views 16 Comments

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
# Confidential Recipient
# Confidential Recipient

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

Feb 27th 2014, 10:18 AM 7,663 Views 63 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”
# Garda Claims
# Garda Claims

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

Feb 27th 2014, 10:04 AM 20,899 Views 59 Comments

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
# Garda Whistleblower
# Garda Whistleblower

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

Feb 26th 2014, 10:15 PM 32,140 Views 66 Comments

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
# Garda Whistleblower
# Garda Whistleblower

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

Feb 26th 2014, 6:01 PM 12,129 Views 63 Comments

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”.