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Thursday 28 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Whistleblowers

This year
Whistleblowers often 'deeply disturbed and disillusioned' after reporting wrongdoing
Ireland’s first free psychological support service for whistleblowers has been launched.
All time
'Dublin Declaration' calls for new legislation to help whistleblowers
GSOC had hosted a two day conference in Dublin on whistleblowing in the EU.
GSOC: Government must give greater protections to Irish whistleblowers
GSOC is to host a two day virtual conference on European whistleblowers.
'Just ignore the bell': Whistleblowers raise concerns about patient care in nursing homes
In some homes Covid-positive and Covid-negative residents were placed in the same areas, Prime Time reported tonight.
Want to help? Volunteer service and website for offers of assistance launched today
A new webpage for businesses seeking to provide supplies or services in support of the national response to Covid-19 is open.
Air Corps whistleblower claims death toll from chemical-linked illnesses surpasses 72
Chronic fatigue, depression and anxiety are just some of the conditions the whistleblower has been living with for over a decade.
A garda whistleblower submitted a protected disclosure 3 years ago - she's still waiting on a response
She alleged serious wrongdoing by a senior officer.
'There's a risk we'll remember this whole episode as a case of two bad, and one good cop'
Our politicians and government, as well as the media, should be prepared to be far more self-critical and embrace change, writes John Devitt.
Whistleblowers alleged to have raised school building concerns to Department of Education in 2012
The Joint Committee on Education heard claims that industry officials met with former Minister Ruairi Quinn over the issue.
How the Pro14 is aiming to bring about 'world-class' refereeing
Greg Garner, the Pro14′s elite referee manager, explains their five-year plan.
Investigators interview whistleblowers about links between gardaí and drugs gang for next tribunal phase
The next segment of the tribunal will deal with allegations of wrongdoing made by gardaí who feel they were targeted as a direct result.
Weinstein lawyer says emails and witnesses show he's innocent
Weinstein (66) hobbled into the courtroom with his hands cuffed behind his back.
Garda civil servant testifies that he did not say gardaí were 'going after' Maurice McCabe
The Disclosures Tribunal heard testimony which directly contradicted that of John Barrett last week.
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Garda watchdog 'doesn't have the staff to deal with whistleblower claims'
The staff is costed at around €900,000.
'We are going after him': Questions but few answers on explosive day at the Disclosures Tribunal
Emails between the Tánaiste and garda commissioner, and “political dynamite” were some of the highlights yesterday.
The Disclosures Tribunal cost the State €87,000 a month this year
These expenses only cover administrative and legal costs for the tribunal’s own team as third-party costs have not been paid out yet.
Leo's 'surprise and disappointment' as no deal reached on the question of the Irish border
The DUP said it wouldn’t accept Northern Ireland having a different deal to the rest of the UK.
Attempts to dismiss serving Air Corps whistleblower on medical grounds 'not a disciplinary procedure'
The man is one of a number of whistleblowers in the Air Corps.
Tom Clonan on the Maurice McCabe email: 'I suffered a similar campaign of character assassination'
Ethical action and moral courage are what we ought to expect and require of our elected representatives, writes Tom Clonan.
'It wasn't stood over by the witness': Tribunal hears closing arguments in Keith Harrison module
Information about the threats came from two anonymous 999 calls in October 2013.
Keith Harrison: 'I may have been mistaken' about claim gardaí told Tusla to visit home
Harrison told the Tribunal that he may have been mistaken regarding contact between Tusla and gardaí.
'Even the best of Donegal seanachaís would find it difficult to talk for eight hours' - Inspector cross-examined at Tribunal
Marisa Simms had called to Letterkenny Garda station on 6 October 2013.
Tribunal hears whistleblower's partner withdrew statement about his behaviour
The tribunal is looking at interactions between An Garda Síochána, Tusla and Garda Harrison.
Tribunal witness 'doesn't remember' saying garda whistleblower threatened to burn his partner
Rita McDermott is the mother of Marisa Simms, partner of Garda Keith Harrison
Tribunal to hear about anonymous letter sent to HSE about whistleblower Keith Harrison
The module on allegations made by whistleblower Keith Harrison begins today. Here’s what the Tribunal is looking at.
Ms D, the woman at the centre of the Disclosures Tribunal, will give evidence this week
To protect her identity, the public will not be allowed to attend.
Senior Tusla manager says there was no 'liaison or collusion' with gardaí on McCabe file
At the Disclosures Tribunal today, senior Tusla manager Gerard Lowry denied he was trying to blame others for “catastrophic errors”.
Witnesses to appear before Tribunal today over false Maurice McCabe sex abuse files
The Tribunal will examine the claims of a number of public sector staff.
Whistleblowers: The Garda watchdog is getting four new investigators to deal with its mounting caseload
GSOC has the role of investigating protected disclosures made by members of An Garda Síochána.
Profile 'usually reserved for gangland criminals' created for garda whistleblower
Labour’s Alan Kelly is asking the gardai if they are still carrying out surveillance on Keith Harrison.
'In one case, a retired member's wife had eight miscarriages in succession'
A new Air Corps protected disclosure claims that a number of children have died as a result of their parents being exposed to chemicals.
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.
Whistleblower David Taylor receives letter reminding him he may still face discipline
Taylor was recently reinstated to An Garda Síochána after being cleared by the DPP of allegations that he leaked information to journalists.
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.
Charleton: 'Every lie told to this Tribunal will be a waste of what ordinary men and women have paid for'
The judge was making his opening remarks at Dublin Castle this morning.
Garda whistleblower Keith Harrison welcomes terms of reference for Tribunal
Investigations will be made on the contacts between An Garda Síochana and Tusla in Harrison’s case.
There will be a Tribunal into alleged smear campaign against Maurice McCabe
Enda Kenny will likely announce a tribunal this afternoon.
Another garda whistleblower says Tusla investigation also opened in his case
Keith Harrison issued a very strongly worded statement today.
Tom Clonan: Ireland never rewards whistleblowers like Maurice McCabe and me - it punishes us
Ireland treats whistleblowers differently to most other countries – as I found out, writes Dr Tom Clontan.