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# gsoc - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Garda Commissioner admits officers failed to properly investigate child sex abuse case
# Complaints
# Complaints

Garda Commissioner admits officers failed to properly investigate child sex abuse case

Thu 8:25 PM 21,795 Views 0 Comments

Details of a specific complaint about the garda handling of the allegations were revealed in Gsoc’s annual report.

Garda watchdog sees marked increase in complaints in 2021 - but 39% ruled inadmissible
# Gsoc
# Gsoc

Garda watchdog sees marked increase in complaints in 2021 - but 39% ruled inadmissible

Thu 10:15 AM 7,172 Views 7 Comments

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission annual report showed that last year the body dealt with 2,189 complaints in 2021.

# gsoc - Monday 2 May, 2022

GSOC involved in investigation after man dies in Trim crash
# Meath
# Meath

GSOC involved in investigation after man dies in Trim crash

May 2nd 2022, 12:55 PM 33,911 Views 0 Comments

A car collided with a wall on Patrick Street in Trim at around 1.55am.

# gsoc - Sunday 24 April, 2022

GSOC asks for the public's help with investigation into Dublin crash
# Ashtown
# Ashtown

GSOC asks for the public's help with investigation into Dublin crash

Apr 24th 2022, 2:08 PM 37,102 Views 11 Comments

The traffic collision happened at the junction at Dunsink Lane in the Ashtown area.

# gsoc - Friday 25 February, 2022

Garda Ombudsman appeals for witnesses following death in garda custody
# Limerick
# Limerick

Garda Ombudsman appeals for witnesses following death in garda custody

Feb 25th 2022, 3:10 PM 37,963 Views 0 Comments

The man in his 40s had been arrested for a public order offence.

# gsoc - Friday 31 December, 2021

First anniversary of George Nkencho death marked with a candlelit walk
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

First anniversary of George Nkencho death marked with a candlelit walk

Dec 31st 2021, 8:17 AM 16,278 Views 0 Comments

Nkencho died outside his Dublin home after being shot multiple times by members of the gardaí.

# gsoc - Friday 17 December, 2021

'Dublin Declaration' calls for new legislation to help whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

'Dublin Declaration' calls for new legislation to help whistleblowers

Dec 17th 2021, 6:30 AM 6,466 Views 5 Comments

GSOC had hosted a two day conference in Dublin on whistleblowing in the EU.

# gsoc - Thursday 9 December, 2021

GSOC: Government must give greater protections to Irish whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

GSOC: Government must give greater protections to Irish whistleblowers

Dec 9th 2021, 6:00 AM 6,995 Views 0 Comments

GSOC is to host a two day virtual conference on European whistleblowers.

# gsoc - Monday 8 November, 2021

The Minister for Justice has sought to quell opposition to proposed powers for garda watchdog
# Agsi
# Agsi

The Minister for Justice has sought to quell opposition to proposed powers for garda watchdog

Nov 8th 2021, 7:38 PM 21,696 Views 23 Comments

The new Bill has already drawn criticism from Commissioner Drew Harris who declared some of it unconstitutional.

# gsoc - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

GSOC launches investigation into ‘certain aspects’ of arrest of 14-year-old boy by Gardaí
# Dublin
# Dublin

GSOC launches investigation into ‘certain aspects’ of arrest of 14-year-old boy by Gardaí

Sep 21st 2021, 7:45 PM 45,372 Views 0 Comments

Footage of the incident has been shared on social media.

# gsoc - Thursday 16 September, 2021

March in Dublin to call for fresh inquiry into death of Terence Wheelock following 2005 arrest
# Dublin
# Dublin

March in Dublin to call for fresh inquiry into death of Terence Wheelock following 2005 arrest

Sep 16th 2021, 6:10 AM 28,399 Views 5 Comments

The 20-year-old Dublin man was found unconscious in his cell and died three months later.

# gsoc - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Opinion: GSOC has made a difference - but it needs reform
# Ombudsman
# Ombudsman

Opinion: GSOC has made a difference - but it needs reform

Jul 7th 2021, 7:00 AM 9,776 Views 10 Comments

DCU’s Dr Vicky Conway looks at the development of GSOC since its creation, ahead of a new study of complainants’ experiences with the body.

# gsoc - Friday 25 June, 2021

Garda hit with monetary sanction after intruder confronted President in Áras an Uachtaráin
# Gsoc
# Gsoc

Garda hit with monetary sanction after intruder confronted President in Áras an Uachtaráin

Jun 25th 2021, 10:06 PM 111,428 Views 70 Comments

The person entered the building unchallenged and spoke to President Michael D Higgins in “an aggressive manner”.

# gsoc - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Gardaí report 47 incidents involving tasers and stun devices last year including one on a dog
# Firearms
# Firearms

Gardaí report 47 incidents involving tasers and stun devices last year including one on a dog

Apr 7th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,713 Views 0 Comments

A log of one incident in Cork in August said the person had injuries to their hands, arm, and face that had been self-inflicted.

# gsoc - Monday 22 March, 2021

GSOC investigation launched after man and garda hospitalised following crash in Longford
# Ardnacassa
# Ardnacassa

GSOC investigation launched after man and garda hospitalised following crash in Longford

Mar 22nd 2021, 10:36 PM 20,317 Views 4 Comments

The incident happened at the Ardnacassa estate at around 4pm.

# gsoc - Sunday 21 March, 2021

USB key sent by Gsoc to garda internal affairs 'went missing after being sent in the post'
# Gsoc
# Gsoc

USB key sent by Gsoc to garda internal affairs 'went missing after being sent in the post'

Mar 21st 2021, 4:42 PM 44,104 Views 0 Comments

The data breach was one of 29 reported by the Garda Ombudsman over the past two years.

# gsoc - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

GSOC investigating as pedestrian left in 'critical condition' after being struck by car in Limerick
# Ballinacurra Road
# Ballinacurra Road

GSOC investigating as pedestrian left in 'critical condition' after being struck by car in Limerick

Updated Mar 9th 2021, 1:10 PM 34,621 Views 9 Comments

The incident happened at approximately 11.20pm yesterday on the Ballinacurra Road.

# gsoc - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Gardaí investigating if school withheld information about alleged sexual assault of student
# Evidence
# Evidence

Gardaí investigating if school withheld information about alleged sexual assault of student

Feb 24th 2021, 12:05 AM 75,374 Views 0 Comments

It is understood that a separate GSOC investigation is also being carried out.

# gsoc - Thursday 11 February, 2021

'He needed help, not bullets': George Nkencho's family call for public inquiry ahead of GSOC meeting
# Campaign
# Campaign

'He needed help, not bullets': George Nkencho's family call for public inquiry ahead of GSOC meeting

Feb 11th 2021, 4:12 PM 20,368 Views 0 Comments

George Nkencho was shot dead by gardaí on 30 December.

# gsoc - Thursday 31 December, 2020

George Nkencho's family ask people not to share video of fatal shooting
# Gsoc
# Gsoc

George Nkencho's family ask people not to share video of fatal shooting

Updated Dec 31st 2020, 9:58 AM 97,137 Views 0 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee has said the shooting of George Nkencho by gardaí is “extremely traumatic for everybody involved”.

# gsoc - Monday 21 September, 2020

Man dies and another man has life-threatening injuries after collision on N7 in Dublin
# Gsoc
# Gsoc

Man dies and another man has life-threatening injuries after collision on N7 in Dublin

Sep 21st 2020, 8:36 AM 37,782 Views 0 Comments

One of the vehicles came to the attention of gardaí prior to the incident so the matter has been referred to GSOC.

# gsoc - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Investigation launched after garda member accidentally shoots himself in Dublin
# Investigation
# Investigation

Investigation launched after garda member accidentally shoots himself in Dublin

Jun 11th 2020, 9:13 PM 131,017 Views 99 Comments

He suffered minor injuries.

# gsoc - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Gsoc has received 169 complaints from the public over Covid policing measures
# Complaints
# Complaints

Gsoc has received 169 complaints from the public over Covid policing measures

Updated Jun 9th 2020, 7:46 PM 26,119 Views 39 Comments

Gardaí have used the new Covid powers over 300 times since March.

# gsoc - Friday 22 May, 2020

Gsoc investigation underway after Garda firearm discharged and two men arrested in Cork
# Mallow
# Mallow

Gsoc investigation underway after Garda firearm discharged and two men arrested in Cork

May 22nd 2020, 6:45 AM 23,177 Views 9 Comments

The incident happened on the Mitchelstown Road in Mallow at around 8.30pm.

# gsoc - Friday 1 May, 2020

AGSI 'disappointed' to learn of public complaints about gardaí who were not wearing masks
# Gsoc
# Gsoc

AGSI 'disappointed' to learn of public complaints about gardaí who were not wearing masks

May 1st 2020, 3:44 PM 29,688 Views 85 Comments

The Garda Ombudsman said it has received more than 70 complaints about enforcement of Covid-19 restrictions.

# gsoc - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Garda sanctioned for failing to investigate complaint of sexual assault on a minor in 'timely fashion'
# Gsoc
# Gsoc

Garda sanctioned for failing to investigate complaint of sexual assault on a minor in 'timely fashion'

Apr 29th 2020, 7:28 PM 45,701 Views 21 Comments

Details on the case were highlighted in the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission annual report published today.

# gsoc - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Varadkar to inquire why GSOC report into Dara Quigley's death has not been shared with the family
# Justice For Dara
# Justice For Dara

Varadkar to inquire why GSOC report into Dara Quigley's death has not been shared with the family

Nov 13th 2019, 2:28 PM 28,417 Views 35 Comments

A Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission probed the case of Dara Quigley, who killed herself after images were leaked by gardai.

# gsoc - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Couple facing trial accused of giving bogus information to GSoc
# Courts
# Courts

Couple facing trial accused of giving bogus information to GSoc

Nov 5th 2019, 2:49 PM 19,865 Views 0 Comments

Judge Bryan Smyth ordered them to appear again in six weeks to indicate a plea.

# gsoc - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Garda accused of making a racist remark to suspect has findings against him quashed
# Courts
# Courts

Garda accused of making a racist remark to suspect has findings against him quashed

Oct 29th 2019, 4:29 PM 31,271 Views 0 Comments

Garda Noel Gibbons had strongly denied making the remark, and the case was heard at the High Court today.

# gsoc - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Gsoc investigation under way into 'unintentional discharge' of Garda’s firearm
# Firearm
# Firearm

Gsoc investigation under way into 'unintentional discharge' of Garda’s firearm

Sep 24th 2019, 3:40 PM 16,297 Views 21 Comments

Sources said the incident occurred on the grounds of Mayorstone Park Garda Station last July.

# gsoc - Friday 19 July, 2019

Gsoc investigation underway after garda accidentally shoots himself in the foot
# Limerick
# Limerick

Gsoc investigation underway after garda accidentally shoots himself in the foot

Jul 19th 2019, 2:45 PM 33,853 Views 89 Comments

The garda was injured yesterday after his weapon discharged accidentally.

# gsoc - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Gardaí used pepper spray more than 250 times so far this year
# Non Lethal Force
# Non Lethal Force

Gardaí used pepper spray more than 250 times so far this year

Jun 13th 2019, 12:39 PM 11,095 Views 41 Comments

There have been eight instances of Taser use and one report of use of a firearm.

# gsoc - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Garda who struck protester with baton during housing demonstration disciplined two years later
# Wexford
# Wexford

Garda who struck protester with baton during housing demonstration disciplined two years later

Updated Jun 9th 2019, 1:00 AM 59,724 Views 31 Comments

The protest took place at a hotel in Gorey in 2015.

# gsoc - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Date set for full inquest into the death of Jastine Valdez's killer
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Date set for full inquest into the death of Jastine Valdez's killer

Jun 6th 2019, 1:27 PM 16,033 Views 19 Comments

He died from a gunshot wound.

# gsoc - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

DPP directs no action be taken against detective who shot Jastine Valdez killer
# Mark Hennessy
# Mark Hennessy

DPP directs no action be taken against detective who shot Jastine Valdez killer

Jun 5th 2019, 1:12 PM 24,528 Views 33 Comments

The 24-year-old woman was abducted and murdered by Mark Hennessy in May last year.

# gsoc - Friday 24 May, 2019

Two detectives who lost submachine gun in Dublin should not be disciplined, says Gsoc
# Investigation
# Investigation

Two detectives who lost submachine gun in Dublin should not be disciplined, says Gsoc

May 24th 2019, 9:33 PM 53,498 Views 77 Comments

The firearm was lost on 10 July 2018 and was handed in to Store Street Garda Station by a member of the public.

# gsoc - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Family of boy detained by gardaí lodges complaint with Garda Ombudsman
# Complaint
# Complaint

Family of boy detained by gardaí lodges complaint with Garda Ombudsman

May 22nd 2019, 3:52 PM 28,020 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred last Sunday evening.

# gsoc - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Garda did not investigate rape complaint despite being reminded 15 times
# Complaints
# Complaints

Garda did not investigate rape complaint despite being reminded 15 times

May 15th 2019, 4:16 PM 99,681 Views 70 Comments

The case was detailed in GSOC’s latest annual report.

# gsoc - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

GSOC received nearly 2,000 complaints about the conduct of gardaí last year
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

GSOC received nearly 2,000 complaints about the conduct of gardaí last year

May 14th 2019, 6:26 PM 12,833 Views 50 Comments

The commission received 24 protected disclosures in 2018.

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