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#Gardagate

# gardagate - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Another garda report is dropping today. This is what you need to know
# Fennelly
# Fennelly

Another garda report is dropping today. This is what you need to know

Apr 6th 2017, 4:18 PM 14,889 Views 23 Comments

The report was three years in the making.

# gardagate - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Enda: The only people I can sack in the country are ministers
# Martin Callinan
# Martin Callinan

Enda: The only people I can sack in the country are ministers

Apr 1st 2015, 10:51 AM 10,537 Views 73 Comments

The Taoiseach faced more questions about the Fennelly Commission today.

# gardagate - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

We still don't know if Martin Callinan resigned, retired or was sacked...
# One Year On
# One Year On

We still don't know if Martin Callinan resigned, retired or was sacked...

Mar 25th 2015, 8:15 AM 17,627 Views 105 Comments

Analysis: The departure of the Garda Commissioner remains shrouded in controversy.

# gardagate - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

It'll be next year before we find out just what happened right before Martin Callinan 'retired'
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

It'll be next year before we find out just what happened right before Martin Callinan 'retired'

Nov 11th 2014, 5:58 PM 5,771 Views 17 Comments

The Fennelly Inquiry into covert recordings at garda stations and the circumstances surrounding the ex-garda commissioner’s departure will issue an interim report next year

# gardagate - Saturday 27 September, 2014

"Shafted? No": 10 things we learned from Alan Shatter's Late Late Show interview
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

"Shafted? No": 10 things we learned from Alan Shatter's Late Late Show interview

Sep 27th 2014, 12:06 AM 43,383 Views 67 Comments

The TD and former Minister said that resigning wasn’t a pleasant experience.

# gardagate - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Ross: 'Senior garda appointments should be a minister-free zone'
# Top Jobs
# Top Jobs

Ross: 'Senior garda appointments should be a minister-free zone'

Jun 17th 2014, 9:44 PM 6,557 Views 13 Comments

The Minister for Justice said reforms were already underway in relation to the establishment of an independent Garda Authority.

# gardagate - Monday 16 June, 2014

Calls for public inquiry into the policing of Corrib gas project
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

Calls for public inquiry into the policing of Corrib gas project

Jun 16th 2014, 7:05 PM 11,068 Views 75 Comments

The group said there is no faith in GSOC as it currently exists.

# gardagate - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Cooke report into 'bugging' of GSOC headquarters to be published tonight
# BUGGING
# BUGGING

Cooke report into 'bugging' of GSOC headquarters to be published tonight

Jun 10th 2014, 1:50 PM 5,448 Views 17 Comments

It is unknown when the report in to the bugging of GSOC headquarters will be published.

# gardagate - Monday 9 June, 2014

White: The sooner we know what happened with Callinan's resignation, the better
# Answers
# Answers

White: The sooner we know what happened with Callinan's resignation, the better

Jun 9th 2014, 7:59 PM 7,321 Views 29 Comments

White was speaking at the Labour leadership hustings in Dublin this evening.

GSOC bugging report expected to be discussed by Cabinet tomorrow
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

GSOC bugging report expected to be discussed by Cabinet tomorrow

Jun 9th 2014, 10:08 AM 3,495 Views 8 Comments

The Cooke report was commissioned in February following reports of “unlawful surveillance”.

# gardagate - Friday 30 May, 2014

Behind the scenes at a garda control centre: Who takes your 999 call?
# What's Your Emergency?
# What's Your Emergency?

Behind the scenes at a garda control centre: Who takes your 999 call?

May 30th 2014, 7:15 AM 16,970 Views 30 Comments

The Dublin Metropolitan Region office handles ten times as may calls as the next busiest centre.

# gardagate - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

'I don't have the authority to sack anybody': Taoiseach asked what Purcell told Callinan
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

'I don't have the authority to sack anybody': Taoiseach asked what Purcell told Callinan

May 28th 2014, 1:14 PM 7,260 Views 24 Comments

Kenny said there was nothing “mysterious” about the matter.

# gardagate - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Alan Shatter will donate severance payments to Jack & Jill Foundation
# Charity
# Charity

Alan Shatter will donate severance payments to Jack & Jill Foundation

May 22nd 2014, 11:00 PM 33,782 Views 274 Comments

The former Minister for Justice was entitled to these recently abolished payments.

# gardagate - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Taoiseach won't say yet what he told Secretary General to tell Callinan
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

Taoiseach won't say yet what he told Secretary General to tell Callinan

May 21st 2014, 11:20 PM 12,215 Views 71 Comments

If he is called before the Commission of Investigation into the GardaGate scandal, he will “respond fully” on the issue.

# gardagate - Monday 19 May, 2014

Eamon Gilmore: 'I think we’ve had a bad couple of months'
# Bit Of Bother
# Bit Of Bother

Eamon Gilmore: 'I think we’ve had a bad couple of months'

May 19th 2014, 10:56 PM 16,001 Views 105 Comments

The Tánaiste has told TheJournal.ie that the issues surrounding the gardaí have distracted the government from its agenda and explained why he’s bullish about Labour’s election prospects.

# gardagate - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Government: No, we don't record incoming and outgoing phone calls - and we never have*
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

Government: No, we don't record incoming and outgoing phone calls - and we never have*

May 18th 2014, 7:30 AM 9,074 Views 15 Comments

* With a few minor exceptions.

# gardagate - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Mary Lou's 20-minute wonder underlines the need for top official to explain Gardagate - for his own sake
# Analysis
# Analysis

Mary Lou's 20-minute wonder underlines the need for top official to explain Gardagate - for his own sake

May 17th 2014, 11:45 AM 19,179 Views 55 Comments

Department of Justice Secretary General Brian Purcell is at the centre of several controversies, but the biggest questions concern the events leading up to the departure of Martin Callinan in March.

# gardagate - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Mary Lou says Taoiseach held secret meeting with Shatter... but government says he didn't
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

Mary Lou says Taoiseach held secret meeting with Shatter... but government says he didn't

May 15th 2014, 10:44 PM 26,284 Views 176 Comments

The Taoiseach’s office says a ‘clerical error’ is to blame for the diary entry that recorded a meeting taking place 36 hours before it actually did.

# gardagate - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Taoiseach and Tánaiste have confidence in Shatter despite Data Commissioner finding
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Taoiseach and Tánaiste have confidence in Shatter despite Data Commissioner finding

May 6th 2014, 10:47 PM 11,975 Views 108 Comments

Shatter can appeal the decision, but has not commented on the finding.

# gardagate - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Ming: I was followed by an unmarked Garda car... and so was John Wilson
# Luke Ming Flanagan
# Luke Ming Flanagan

Ming: I was followed by an unmarked Garda car... and so was John Wilson

Apr 30th 2014, 5:47 PM 29,301 Views 126 Comments

Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan said he and John Wilson were under surveillance by an unmarked Garda car when they visited GSOC offices this morning to make the organisation aware of new allegations of corruption within the force.

# gardagate - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Five appear in court charged over throwing paint at Department of Justice
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

Five appear in court charged over throwing paint at Department of Justice

Apr 24th 2014, 10:36 PM 20,066 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred in March, with the five saying they were protesting the ‘whitewashing’ of the GardaGate scandal.

# gardagate - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Du Plantier investigators sourced equipment and recorded conversations 'on purpose'
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

Du Plantier investigators sourced equipment and recorded conversations 'on purpose'

Apr 20th 2014, 9:27 PM 19,030 Views 0 Comments

The equipment was placed on a specific phone in Bandon Garda Station according to documents seen by RTÉ.

# gardagate - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Taoiseach says three dozen allegations of garda wrongdoing have come across his desk
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

Taoiseach says three dozen allegations of garda wrongdoing have come across his desk

Apr 17th 2014, 9:08 AM 6,398 Views 47 Comments

Enda Kenny said he has no idea if they are true or not.

# gardagate - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Apr 15th 2014, 11:03 PM 19,203 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s talking about a teenager drowning in a reservoir, a Dublin shooting, and tensions in Ukraine…

# gardagate - Monday 14 April, 2014

More serving gardaí have made 'serious allegations of malpractice and corruption'
# Whisteblowers
# Whisteblowers

More serving gardaí have made 'serious allegations of malpractice and corruption'

Apr 14th 2014, 8:35 AM 16,604 Views 53 Comments

Whisteblower John Wilson has also called for GSOC to be completely reformed.

# gardagate - Saturday 12 April, 2014

TD brands bullying of garda whisteblower as "unacceptable"
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

TD brands bullying of garda whisteblower as "unacceptable"

Apr 12th 2014, 2:00 PM 9,817 Views 50 Comments

Sinn Féin Pádraig MacLochlainn has noted that senior Garda management has a responsibility to protect whisteblowers.

# gardagate - Friday 11 April, 2014

Otherwise engaged: Alan Shatter has decided not to attend this year's AGSI conference
# No Show
# No Show

Otherwise engaged: Alan Shatter has decided not to attend this year's AGSI conference

Apr 11th 2014, 3:17 PM 12,667 Views 106 Comments

The minister was at last year’s meeting of garda sergeants and inspectors but has said that he cannot attend this year because it clashes with the Passover festival.

# gardagate - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Apr 8th 2014, 11:56 PM 20,561 Views 13 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about President Higgins’ State visit to the UK, Peaches Geldof and Oscar Pistorius wailing in the witness box.

GardaGate inquiry will look at Du Plantier case and Callinan's 'retirement'
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

GardaGate inquiry will look at Du Plantier case and Callinan's 'retirement'

Apr 8th 2014, 1:41 PM 4,866 Views 8 Comments

The inquiry will look into the recording of calls at garda stations over a number of years.

Civil Liberties group writes to Taoiseach, wants GardaGate inquiry expanded to protect human rights
# Scope
# Scope

Civil Liberties group writes to Taoiseach, wants GardaGate inquiry expanded to protect human rights

Apr 8th 2014, 12:44 PM 4,189 Views 16 Comments

The Irish Council of Civil Liberties says new revelations mean the inquiry’s scope needs to be expanded.

Labour reminds us it wanted a Garda Authority 14 years ago
# Taking The Lead
# Taking The Lead

Labour reminds us it wanted a Garda Authority 14 years ago

Apr 8th 2014, 10:27 AM 4,444 Views 27 Comments

Lead author of a policy paper, TD Anne Ferris, denied this was an attempt by the party to take charge of government discussions on the establishment of the new body.

Cabinet to discuss terms of reference for GardaGate inquiry
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

Cabinet to discuss terms of reference for GardaGate inquiry

Apr 8th 2014, 7:44 AM 2,363 Views 7 Comments

Ministers will discuss the issue during today’s meeting, and it is expected the terms will be released very soon.

# gardagate - Monday 7 April, 2014

Terms for inquiry into GardaGate 'to be decided on tomorrow'
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

Terms for inquiry into GardaGate 'to be decided on tomorrow'

Apr 7th 2014, 8:49 AM 4,644 Views 20 Comments

Paschal Donohoe said he expects the inquiry will look at issues such as why Martin Callinan resigned.

# gardagate - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Witness says garda cried on the phone to her about Ian Bailey
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

Witness says garda cried on the phone to her about Ian Bailey

Apr 6th 2014, 2:39 PM 34,204 Views 3 Comments

Marie Farrell made a statement to gardaí in which she said she had been under ‘constant pressure’ to wrongly name Ian Bailey as the man she saw at the murder scene.

# gardagate - 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 8,048 Views 81 Comments

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

Poll: Do you have confidence in An Garda Síochána?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you have confidence in An Garda Síochána?

Apr 5th 2014, 9:55 AM 36,389 Views 195 Comments

Three quarters of the Irish public think its reputation has been damaged by recent controversies – do you have confidence in the force?

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