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#Whistleblowers

# whistleblowers - 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.

# whistleblowers - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Tánaiste seeks legal advice on Garda whistleblowers report

A former High Court judge was tasked with reviewing the situation after two protected disclosures were made to Frances Fitzgerald by gardaí in October.

# whistleblowers - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Clare Daly reveals that six more Garda whistleblowers are coming forward

Daly also said the judge reviewing allegations about an orchestrated smear campaign has not made contact with the whistleblowers involved.

Alan Shatter wins appeal to challenge Guerin report

The report focussed on Shatter’s handling of complaints made by Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe.

# whistleblowers - 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.

# whistleblowers - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Explainer: What exactly does Ireland do to protect whistleblowers?

Those who choose to do the right thing can become victimised and ostracised, as we have seen in An Garda Síochána.

# whistleblowers - 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.

# whistleblowers - 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.

# whistleblowers - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Social media use at priest training college to be reviewed after 'gay culture' allegations

The procedures for handing whistleblowers will also be looked at.

# whistleblowers - Monday 15 August, 2016

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly launch Nama whistleblowing website

Wallace said namaleaks.com is “the first of its kind in Ireland, both in terms of security and anonymity”.

# whistleblowers - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Martin Kenny has met GSOC over his Garda malpractice allegations

Last week, Martin Kenny put forward a number of claims in the Dáil over alleged Garda malpractice in the Sligo-Leitrim district.

# whistleblowers - Sunday 29 May, 2016

PAC chairman reveals secret Bewley's car park meeting with Garda commissioner

John McGuinness claims that meeting was about Maurice McCabe.

# whistleblowers - 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.

# whistleblowers - 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.

# whistleblowers - Monday 9 May, 2016

It's two weeks on the minister's desk but we're still waiting for the garda whistleblower report

The government says the Attorney General is examining its contents first.

# whistleblowers - Thursday 14 April, 2016

From The42 Lacey gets Challenge semi with Owens and Poite in charge for Champions Cup Whistleblowers

Lacey gets Challenge semi with Owens and Poite in charge for Champions Cup

EPCR have announced the referees for the European semi-finals weekend.

# whistleblowers - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

'I watched this man bleed out. He was rolling on the ground and I imagined his last moments'

The drone programme has been referred to as a “global assassination campaign” that has murdered over 4,000 people, writes Julien Mercille.

# whistleblowers - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Former US drone operators: 'The innocent civilians we killed only fuelled the terrorism of ISIS'

Read the extraordinary open letter to Barack Obama, written by four US Air Force whistleblowers.

# whistleblowers - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

From The42 Garcès to take charge of Ireland's crucial Six Nations opener against Wales Men In The Middle

Garcès to take charge of Ireland's crucial Six Nations opener against Wales

Tournament rookie Angus Gardiner will hold the whistle for Ireland’s home meeting against Italy.

# whistleblowers - Thursday 29 October, 2015

MEPs vote to welcome "human rights defender" Edward Snowden in Europe

Irish MEPs voted 6-4 in favour of the resolution, which Snowden himself has called a “game-changer.”

# whistleblowers - Sunday 19 July, 2015

This robot was built to do one thing... hitch-hiking

Independent robot that don’t need no man.

# whistleblowers - 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.

# whistleblowers - Friday 19 December, 2014

Dysfunctional garda district at the heart of Guerin Report to face detailed probe

The terms of reference for the investigation have been published.

# whistleblowers - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Frances Fitzgerald: It's 'regrettable' that no TDs showed up to discuss Garda reform Bill

The new Bill gives greater powers to GSOC.

# whistleblowers - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Garda whistleblower: The way I was treated destroyed me, my career, and my family PAC

Garda whistleblower: The way I was treated destroyed me, my career, and my family

The Public Accounts Committee has published its report into the penalty points system today.

# whistleblowers - Monday 15 September, 2014

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

GSOC has opened an investigation into the claims.

# whistleblowers - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Gardaí, Microsoft and Hello Kitty: The week in numbers

Plus: At what age do people begin to feel most confident about their looks?

# whistleblowers - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Whistleblower protection legislation comes into effect today

The Protected Disclosures Act 2014 covers all employees, including gardaí and members of the Defence Forces.

# whistleblowers - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

'It's like an army general giving orders: You do what you're told' - Varadkar

The Transport Minister has been talking about the upcoming reshuffle, the Rugby World Cup and why he prefers Frances Fitzgerald to Alan Shatter.

# whistleblowers - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

I wouldn't have treated whistleblowers that way --- Garda Inspectorate Chief

Robert Olson is highlighting wider problems in the force, saying this morning that “culture is something you don’t change with a couple of policies and it’s fixed next week”.

# whistleblowers - Thursday 12 June, 2014

How should TDs and Senators deal with whistleblowers? Here's some advice they got...

A guidance note was issued to all deputies and senators last night in the wake of recent controversies surrounding whistleblowers.

What makes someone eligible for a medical card?

Tony O’Brien, Director General of the HSE, will give the lowdown to the PAC this morning.

# whistleblowers - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Guards being able to investigate guards is 'questionable' - GSOC chief

Simon O’Brien said that the organisation’s remit should be “fundamentally reset” so it can “actively seek resolutions to issues and provide feedback to gardaí to bring about change”.

How does a lack of oversight within an Garda Síochána affect Travellers?

Today the Justice Committee will examine how various groups are impacted by transparency issues within the force.

# whistleblowers - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Taoiseach and Justice Minister apologise to Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe

The Taoiseach said that he was sorry that matters raised by McCabe weren’t dealt with sooner, words echoed by Frances Fitzgerald a short time later.

# whistleblowers - Friday 9 May, 2014

A young female Garda was sexually harassed at Bailieboro - but a Superintendent 'refused' to deal with it

The Guerin Report found that Gardaí had taken “all appropriate steps” to deal with the case.

Explainer: What is the Guerin report and why was it needed?

It’s already brought down a Minister for Justice before it was even published, but what is the Guerin Report about?

"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.

Guerin report which cost Shatter job is revealed

The report recommends: The entire bail process, nine Garda investigations and the whole management of whistleblower complaints should be thoroughly probed in upcoming inquiry.

# whistleblowers - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Alan Shatter has resigned as Justice, Equality and Defence Minister

The Taoiseach made the announcement to the Dáil this afternoon.