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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

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# Wexford
Garda who struck protester with baton during housing demonstration disciplined two years later
The protest took place at a hotel in Gorey in 2015.
# Wicklow
Date set for full inquest into the death of Jastine Valdez's killer
He died from a gunshot wound.
# mark hennessy
DPP directs no action be taken against detective who shot Jastine Valdez killer
The 24-year-old woman was abducted and murdered by Mark Hennessy in May last year.
# Investigation
Two detectives who lost submachine gun in Dublin should not be disciplined, says Gsoc
The firearm was lost on 10 July 2018 and was handed in to Store Street Garda Station by a member of the public.
# Complaint
Family of boy detained by gardaí lodges complaint with Garda Ombudsman
The incident occurred last Sunday evening.
# Complaints
Garda did not investigate rape complaint despite being reminded 15 times
The case was detailed in GSOC’s latest annual report.
# Gardaí
GSOC received nearly 2,000 complaints about the conduct of gardaí last year
The commission received 24 protected disclosures in 2018.
# Garda Ombudsman
Superintendents reject Gsoc claim they could be accused of cover-ups in investigations of gardaí
Gsoc chairperson Judge Mary Ellen Ring said An Garda Síochana runs the risk of undermining public trust in the force.
# gsoc
Gsoc received 24 new protected disclosures from officers last year - there are now 49 active cases
Ten new staff members have been allocated since 2017 to deal exclusively with protected disclosures.
# Mullingar
Garda ombudsman notified after man dies following incident at Midlands Regional Hospital
Gardaí are understood to have had an interaction with the man before he died.
# sensitive information
File sent to unauthorised third party in one of four alleged data breaches at Gsoc
Gsoc has apologised to one of the men affected by the breach.
# Laois
Gsoc notified as gardaí launch investigation into death of man in his 40s
Gardaí attended an incident at Wolfhill, Co Laois this afternoon at around 3pm.
# Witness appeal
GSOC investigating car crash in which two men died in Louth
It is believed gardaí had attempted to stop the vehicle prior to the collision.
Gardaí fail to notify GSOC about more than half of taser discharges within required 48-hour period
The requirement was introduced by gardaí in 2010 to help GSOC gather evidence.
# gsoc
Three gardaí facing possible disciplinary action over death of Shane O'Farrell
“The actions of the Gardaí fell short of what should have happened,” Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan said today.
# Investigation
Government approves scoping inquiry into the hit-and-run death of Shane O’Farrell
In 2011, Shane O’Farrell was struck by a car driven by Zigimantas Gradzuiska.
# Shane O'Farrell
Family outline 'deep concerns' to Garda Commissioner about son killed in hit-and-run
O’Farrell was cycling home when he was struck by a car driven by a man who was on bail for offences in both Cavan and Monaghan.
# suspended
Senior garda suspended pending GSOC investigation
It’s understood the decision to suspend the officer was taken by Garda Commissioner Drew Harris.
# Castlerea
Incident in which garda was hospitalised being investigated by GSOC
The incident happened at around 1am in the Rose Lawn area of Castlerea, Co Roscommon.
# Granard
GSOC launches inquiry after garda discharges firearm injuring man in Longford
Gardaí in Longford were attending an incident in Granard.
# Castleblayney
Town in shock after popular local killed in incident where garda was dragged 500 metres by car
Stephen Marron was assistant sacristan of the local parish and was driving a car which was crashed into by the car dragging the garda.
# Castleblayney
GSOC launches inquiry after driver killed and garda dragged for 500 metres by second car in Monaghan
A man in his 40s has been arrested and is being detained at Carrickmacross Garda Station.
# oversight
Gardaí 'hugely frustrated' at false complaints made to Gsoc 'without fear of prosecution'
A report this week recommended an overhaul of the system for dealing with complaints against gardaí.
# West Cork
Ian Bailey 'disappointed' with Gsoc report into Toscan Du Plantier case
Solicitor Frank Buttimer said that Gsoc “doesn’t have much by way of capacity to police the police” properly.
# gsoc
'Grave concern' over missing evidence in du Plantier murder investigation
GSOC has found no evidence of the high-level corruption by gardaí alleged by the complainants Ian Bailey, Jules Thomas and Marie Farrell.
# Investigation
'An unfortunate incident': Assistant Garda Commissioner on Garda submachine gun found in Dublin city centre by passerby
The gun was handed in to Store Street garda station last week by a member of the public.
# public interest
GSOC launches inquiry after fully-loaded garda submachine gun found in Dublin city centre
The gun was in a bag in the boot of a car which was part of a convoy travelling at high speed through Dublin city centre when it fell out of the car.
# Cold Case
'Adds insult to injury': Gsoc highly critical of gardaí for losing files in Fr Niall Molloy probe
Gsoc has published a scathing report into deficiencies in the investigation files into the priest’s murder.
# michael galvin
Inquiry into suicide of Donegal sergeant who was investigated by Gsoc finds 'mistakes were made'
The judge found an email notifying management of the criminal investigation into Sergeant Michael Galvin and two of his colleagues was inadvertently deleted.
# investgation
Government won't support Fianna Fáil's calls for public inquiry into death of cyclist Shane O'Farrell
Shane O’Farrell was cycling home in 2011 when he was struck by a car driven by a man who was on bail for a number of offences.
# Investigation
Gsoc inquiry into investigation of Shane O'Farrell death finds no criminal offences on part of gardaí
O’Farrell was cycling home when he was struck by a car driven by a man who was on bail for offences in both Cavan and Monaghan.
# gsoc report
Taoiseach says he's not ruling out a public inquiry into Shane O’Farrell death
On the evening of 2 August 2011, Shane O’Farrell was cycling home when he was struck by a car driven by a man who was on bail for offences in both Cavan and Monaghan.
# gsoc
Mark Hennessy was shot dead in the driver's seat of his car - GSOC statement
Some people on social media had criticised the gardaí.
# Louth
'Not good enough': Family of woman shot by garda killer says GSOC is not properly resourced
Siobhan Philips was shot by her partner in October 2015.
# Adrian Crevan Mackin
GSOC launches legal bid to get transcripts related to Tony Golden killer
Adrian Crevan Mackin killed Garda Tony Golden in October 2015.
# gsoc
Garda watchdog 'doesn't have the staff to deal with whistleblower claims'
The staff is costed at around €900,000.
# Newcastle West
Garda Ombudsman appeals for witnesses to arrest of man in Limerick
Gsoc is looking, in particular, to speak to a woman who was seen leaving a nearby restaurant and the occupants of a dark coloured vehicle.
# fixed charges
Superintendents cancelled speeding fines without speaking to gardaí that issued them, report finds
Gsoc published its report into the fixed charge penalty notice cancellation scandal earlier today.
# too expensive
Gsoc to drop probe into fixed charge cancellation scandal because 'cost outweighs benefit'
In a report published today, Gsoc said it found instances where the credentials of retired gardaí were used to cancel FCNs.