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# garda-commissioner - Monday 11 September, 2017

'An unending cycle': These were the scandals the Garda Commissioner faced questions over
# Timeline
# Timeline

'An unending cycle': These were the scandals the Garda Commissioner faced questions over

Sep 11th 2017, 12:39 PM 8,092 Views 39 Comments

Over the past year members of the PAC and opposition parties have called for Nóirín O’Sullivan to step down.

# garda-commissioner - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan has announced she is retiring
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan has announced she is retiring

Sep 10th 2017, 5:53 PM 133,666 Views 310 Comments

She is retiring after 36 years in the gardaí.

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

'The optics are bad': Criticism levelled at Garda Commissioner for taking five-week holiday
# Bad Timing
# Bad Timing

'The optics are bad': Criticism levelled at Garda Commissioner for taking five-week holiday

Jul 19th 2017, 9:25 PM 32,178 Views 102 Comments

Labour and Sinn Féin described the timing of the break as ‘strange’.

Ireland 'shouldn't go down US route of splitting security and policing'
# Policing
# Policing

Ireland 'shouldn't go down US route of splitting security and policing'

Jul 19th 2017, 6:15 PM 11,654 Views 33 Comments

The chair of the Future of Policing Commission said splitting security and policing systems might not be the answer to tackling terrorism.

# garda-commissioner - Saturday 24 June, 2017

New junior minister says Nóirín O'Sullivan 'may well have to resign'
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

New junior minister says Nóirín O'Sullivan 'may well have to resign'

Jun 24th 2017, 2:46 PM 20,113 Views 33 Comments

He said some of the revelations to come out of An Garda Síochána “are appalling”.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Jun 24th 2017, 8:50 AM 10,029 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what you need to know this morning.

Garda Commissioner rolls with the punches as TDs go heavyweight
# Analysis
# Analysis

Garda Commissioner rolls with the punches as TDs go heavyweight

Jun 24th 2017, 7:15 AM 13,667 Views 47 Comments

The Commissioner faced a gruelling session at the Public Accounts Committee this week but she let TDs know she is not going anywhere.

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Varadkar says he will not rescind Donald Trump's invitation to visit Ireland
# RSVP
# RSVP

Varadkar says he will not rescind Donald Trump's invitation to visit Ireland

Jun 21st 2017, 2:25 PM 17,075 Views 46 Comments

Varadkar said rescinding the invite would cause a diplomatic incident.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

The honeymoon's over: Leo's facing loads of challenges on his first working week on the job
# Honeymoon Is Over
# Honeymoon Is Over

The honeymoon's over: Leo's facing loads of challenges on his first working week on the job

Jun 20th 2017, 6:01 AM 10,737 Views 36 Comments

It’s his first proper week as Taoiseach and he’s already facing his first scandal.

# garda-commissioner - Monday 5 June, 2017

London attacker 'was not under surveillance in Ireland' - Enda Kenny
# Dublin Link
# Dublin Link

London attacker 'was not under surveillance in Ireland' - Enda Kenny

Jun 5th 2017, 5:04 PM 71,325 Views 259 Comments

It’s reported an Irish identity card was found on one of the three attackers.

# garda-commissioner - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'Garda HR boss has done a great service to the country' - Alan Kelly
# PAC
# PAC

'Garda HR boss has done a great service to the country' - Alan Kelly

May 11th 2017, 6:15 AM 16,764 Views 64 Comments

The PAC wants to bring the Garda Commissioner in earlier than planned.

# garda-commissioner - Saturday 6 May, 2017

The government has confidence in 'decent and competent' Garda Commissioner
# Templemo' Problems
# Templemo' Problems

The government has confidence in 'decent and competent' Garda Commissioner

May 6th 2017, 5:11 PM 12,314 Views 77 Comments

The commissioner faced the PAC to answer questions over serious irregularities in the finances of the Garda College in Templemore.

Here's what we know so far about Templemore's 'unacceptable' finances
# Accountability
# Accountability

Here's what we know so far about Templemore's 'unacceptable' finances

May 6th 2017, 6:00 AM 16,594 Views 26 Comments

The Commissioner’s performance at the Public Accounts Committee this week has sparked calls for her to step down.

# garda-commissioner - Friday 5 May, 2017

Fianna Fáil AND Sinn Féin have called on Nóirín O'Sullivan to step down this evening
# Untenable
# Untenable

Fianna Fáil AND Sinn Féin have called on Nóirín O'Sullivan to step down this evening

May 5th 2017, 8:01 PM 21,847 Views 103 Comments

Political parties have rounded on the commissioner after “inconsistent” testimony to the PAC yesterday.

# garda-commissioner - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'This was weak practice' - Garda Commissioner says it's 'too early' to say what caused breath tests scandal
# Policing Authority
# Policing Authority

'This was weak practice' - Garda Commissioner says it's 'too early' to say what caused breath tests scandal

Apr 27th 2017, 12:34 PM 8,692 Views 42 Comments

O’Sullivan is making her first appearance in front of the Policing Authority since the scandal concerning Garda breath tests first broke.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Commissioner to sergeants and inspectors: 'You're the supervisors - so what happened?'
# Agsi17
# Agsi17

Commissioner to sergeants and inspectors: 'You're the supervisors - so what happened?'

Apr 11th 2017, 6:24 PM 22,650 Views 53 Comments

Following a closed session with AGSI delegates, the Commissioner said “no one actually has the answers, as of yet”.

# garda-commissioner - Friday 7 April, 2017

This is what Fianna Fáil's motion about the Garda Commissioner will say

This is what Fianna Fáil's motion about the Garda Commissioner will say

Apr 7th 2017, 12:46 PM 14,050 Views 27 Comments

Fianna Fáil has continually said it cannot express confidence in the Commissioner.

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Opinion: 'Public inquiries are not just a diversionary tactic. They're necessary'
# Garda Reform
# Garda Reform

Opinion: 'Public inquiries are not just a diversionary tactic. They're necessary'

Apr 5th 2017, 6:30 AM 219 Views 9 Comments

We need to recognise public enquiries as a means to achieve real changes, writes Dr Fiona Donson.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Road safety chief welcomes news that the Garda Traffic Corps is to be reformed
# Breath Test Scandal
# Breath Test Scandal

Road safety chief welcomes news that the Garda Traffic Corps is to be reformed

Apr 4th 2017, 4:07 PM 16,719 Views 43 Comments

Moyagh Murdock said people had felt let down by recent garda revelations.

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Mick Wallace: Is it appropriate that Martin Callinan was in Garda HQ 'several days last week'?
# Charleton Tribunal
# Charleton Tribunal

Mick Wallace: Is it appropriate that Martin Callinan was in Garda HQ 'several days last week'?

Mar 29th 2017, 4:27 PM 31,753 Views 54 Comments

Callinan is one of the central characters in the new tribunal into the Maurice McCabe scandal.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

As it happened: Government to set up external review into garda scandals
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

As it happened: Government to set up external review into garda scandals

Mar 28th 2017, 2:05 PM 14,985 Views 29 Comments

Stay with us as we take you through Leaders’ Questions.

An open and transparent garda briefing full of unanswered questions
# Breath Tests
# Breath Tests

An open and transparent garda briefing full of unanswered questions

Mar 28th 2017, 12:01 AM 15,058 Views 44 Comments

The Commissioner told reporters yesterday she had heard the “disquiet” around the force’s latest scandal.

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Garda was removed from task force due to relationship with woman from criminal family, court hears
# High Court
# High Court

Garda was removed from task force due to relationship with woman from criminal family, court hears

Mar 1st 2017, 8:28 PM 35,652 Views 0 Comments

GArda Joseph Kavanagh was removed from the Special Crime Task Force last December after gardaí had searched his partner’s apartment.

# garda-commissioner - Friday 24 February, 2017

The Charleton Tribunal has an official (different) name, and its opening statement is due next Monday
# Disclosures
# Disclosures

The Charleton Tribunal has an official (different) name, and its opening statement is due next Monday

Feb 24th 2017, 6:02 PM 11,070 Views 19 Comments

We are far more likely to refer to it as the Charleton Tribunal to be honest.

# garda-commissioner - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Asked about controversies, Commissioner says there are 'inaccuracies we cannot correct at the moment'
# Policing Authority
# Policing Authority

Asked about controversies, Commissioner says there are 'inaccuracies we cannot correct at the moment'

Feb 23rd 2017, 4:51 PM 14,604 Views 41 Comments

Nóirín O’Sullivan said she was concerned about the impact of recent issues on public confidence in policing.

# garda-commissioner - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Michael McDowell calls for the Garda Commissioner to step aside
# Tribunal Incoming
# Tribunal Incoming

Michael McDowell calls for the Garda Commissioner to step aside

Feb 16th 2017, 12:52 PM 21,083 Views 91 Comments

McDowell, a former attorney general, stood as legal adviser to Maurice McCabe during the O’Higgins Commission of Investigation.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

As it happened: There will be a Tribunal into alleged smear campaign against Maurice McCabe
# Whistleblowing
# Whistleblowing

As it happened: There will be a Tribunal into alleged smear campaign against Maurice McCabe

Feb 14th 2017, 6:44 PM 70,563 Views 179 Comments

Enda Kenny will likely announce a tribunal this afternoon.

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Garda whistleblower report will not be published in full
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Garda whistleblower report will not be published in full

Feb 8th 2017, 6:25 AM 8,752 Views 39 Comments

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

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Gardaí will be legally entitled to rest breaks under new legislation
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Gardaí will be legally entitled to rest breaks under new legislation

Nov 30th 2016, 7:28 PM 13,218 Views 15 Comments

Gardaí who had worked eight hour shifts, without any breaks, while on witness protection duty brought the challenge against the ban.

# garda-commissioner - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Commissioner's email scandal highlights 'dinosaur-like' garda IT system
# Does Not Compute
# Does Not Compute

Commissioner's email scandal highlights 'dinosaur-like' garda IT system

Nov 26th 2016, 7:05 AM 8,055 Views 19 Comments

While the discussion this week focused on security, gardaí want to know when the force will be equipped to police a 21st century Ireland.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nov 22nd 2016, 8:45 AM 11,313 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# garda-commissioner - Monday 21 November, 2016

Updated: Commissioner used private gmail account to discuss garda business
# Mail Order
# Mail Order

Updated: Commissioner used private gmail account to discuss garda business

Nov 21st 2016, 5:04 PM 31,949 Views 104 Comments

Reports at the weekend suggest that Nóirín O’Sullivan’s use of a private mail account for Garda business was compromised by a data hack in 2012.

# garda-commissioner - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Tánaiste to discuss 'critical' garda vacancies with Garda Commissioner
# Top Jobs
# Top Jobs

Tánaiste to discuss 'critical' garda vacancies with Garda Commissioner

Nov 17th 2016, 4:20 PM 6,964 Views 16 Comments

Enda Kenny has said the independent Policing Authority will appoint senior gardaí early next year.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Garda Commissioner orders gardaí to work on strike day, calling it 'unprecedented' and 'gravely damaging'
# Report For Duty
# Report For Duty

Garda Commissioner orders gardaí to work on strike day, calling it 'unprecedented' and 'gravely damaging'

Nov 1st 2016, 4:02 PM 33,134 Views 167 Comments

It is unclear what action will be taken if gardaí ignore the directive.

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

GSOC chair: 'We need more teeth to be able to investigate gardaí'
# Whistleblowing
# Whistleblowing

GSOC chair: 'We need more teeth to be able to investigate gardaí'

Sep 21st 2016, 12:04 PM 10,263 Views 27 Comments

Judge Mary Ellen Ring spoke frankly to TDs and senators today.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

'I have fewer colleagues. I have less money. I have more work': Garda pens open letter to Commissioner
# Dear Commissioner
# Dear Commissioner

'I have fewer colleagues. I have less money. I have more work': Garda pens open letter to Commissioner

Aug 30th 2016, 9:00 PM 46,302 Views 148 Comments

Garda numbers have declined significantly in recent years, from 14,500 in 2010 to 12,801 in 2016.

# garda-commissioner - Friday 10 June, 2016

Middle-ranking gardaí say they won't implement the commissioner's new plan
# No Thanks
# No Thanks

Middle-ranking gardaí say they won't implement the commissioner's new plan

Jun 10th 2016, 6:05 AM 20,387 Views 76 Comments

The AGSI says members won’t engage with any other productivity measures until their pay issues are addressed.

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Frances Fitzgerald says gardaí will 'go after drug dealers who flaunt their assets'
# Gangland Crime
# Gangland Crime

Frances Fitzgerald says gardaí will 'go after drug dealers who flaunt their assets'

Jun 1st 2016, 11:15 AM 11,214 Views 61 Comments

The Tánaiste also said she was “shocked” by a recent claim the then Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan met PAC chair in a car park.

# garda-commissioner - Monday 30 May, 2016

Nóirín O'Sullivan "was not aware" of secret meeting between former Garda Commissioner and PAC chairman
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

Nóirín O'Sullivan "was not aware" of secret meeting between former Garda Commissioner and PAC chairman

May 30th 2016, 7:45 PM 24,041 Views 123 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s John McGuinness told the Dáil last week that he met with the former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan in a hotel car park two years ago.

# garda-commissioner - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Policing Authority expresses 'deep unease' at garda management culture
# Transparency
# Transparency

Policing Authority expresses 'deep unease' at garda management culture

May 26th 2016, 9:15 PM 21,318 Views 61 Comments

The authority, which met with the Garda Commisioner today, also spoke of the impact of systematic failures on victims.