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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

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# Gracedieu Road
Woman hospitalised after crash between garda van and car in Waterford
The incident has been referred to Gsoc.
# garda tony golden
Family of Siobhán Phillips plead for help and repeat call for public inquiry into her shooting
Garda Tony Golden was shot dead by Siobhán’s abusive partner, Adrian Crevan Mackin in 2015.
# Courts
Man injured in 2012 shooting of Alan Ryan takes legal action against Gardaí
A suit was filed in July of this year.
# gsoc
Man dies after crashing car and becoming unresponsive while being restrained by gardaí
Gardaí have confirmed that the matter has been referred to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission.
# Conor Brady
'If the gardaí were an airline you would shut it down': Former GSOC commissioner slams force
Conor Brady made the comments shortly after resigning from the Commission on the Future of Policing.
# Donegal
Tribunal hears details of fight between garda whistleblower and partner that led to 999 call
Marisa Simms said Keith Harrison was “out of control” but later withdrew this statement.
# portobello
Gsoc probe launched after man shot and injured in Dublin overnight
A local resident said they heard “lots of screaming” following the incident.
The body that investigates gardaí is looking to ramp up its interview skills
Gsoc says it wants its interviewers to be trained like police.
# gsoc
Whistleblowers: The Garda watchdog is getting four new investigators to deal with its mounting caseload
GSOC has the role of investigating protected disclosures made by members of An Garda Síochána.
# Templemore
Commissioner refuses to name retired officer who was signatory on 'suspicious' account
A report on this account has been sent to Gsoc as there is “reasonable cause to suspect” fraud has been committed.
# taking the pulse
Garda used internal Pulse computer system to snoop on new girlfriend
The abuse of the Garda information system was one case outlined in the Gsoc review of 2016 complaints.
# Investigation
Garda allegedly shared video of woman's arrest on WhatsApp days before she took her own life
The video was subsequently shared on Facebook and was viewed over 100,000 times.
# siobhán phillips
Family of woman shot at same time as Garda Tony Golden to sue Gardaí
An RTÉ Investigates programme broadcast last night called into question whether the man who shot Garda Golden and Siobhán Phillips was in fact a Garda informer.
# Rape Claims
Claims alleged rape of woman by garda was never placed on internal PULSE system
The alleged incident is said to have happened in August 2013.
# Probe
Alleged sexual assault of girl by garda referred to GSOC
The officer in question is the subject of an ongoing probe.
# Allegations
Sinn Féin TD makes protected disclosure over alleged garda malpractice
Martin Kenny has previously made statements around alleged malpractice in his constituency.
# Shane O'Farrell
Family of student killed in hit-and-run say meeting with Taoiseach was "step towards justice"
The O’Farrell family believe there were serious failings in the garda investigation, and have submitted 59 complaints to GSOC in relation to this case.
# Investigation
No evidence of Garda misconduct in case where man shot himself in head
A GSOC report found that there had been no wrongdoing by gardaí in the incident.
# protected disclosure
Tánaiste reviewing reports about whistleblower "character assassination attack" by senior gardaí
It had been eported today that a statement was made under the Protected Disclosures Act 2014.
# gsoc
GSOC: 'Gardaí are damned if they do, damned if they don't'
Judge Mary Ellen Ring said they are taking up the slack for other agencies.
# Whistleblowing
GSOC chair: 'We need more teeth to be able to investigate gardaí'
Judge Mary Ellen Ring spoke frankly to TDs and senators today.
# gsoc
"Serious failure" in investigation of child rape case - but no gardaí found to have breached discipline
Two women told GSOC that due to delays in the Garda investigation, the charges against the boy were dropped.
# Investigation
GSOC is looking for witnesses to a brawl in Temple Bar
Around five men were involved in the fight in Temple Bar in the early hours of Sunday morning.
# Justice
Failure by gardaí to show understanding of 'near-endless anguish' of grieving families
A panel of barristers said this may be attributed to the emotional distance gardaí have to observe in order to do their jobs.
# public complaints
No criminal charges taken against gardaí after water protest complaints
The garda watchdog received 40 complaints in relation to the policing of water protests and the installation of water meters.
# cold case review
Twin sister of Mary Boyle to complain to GSOC over leak to The Star
Meanwhile, Micheál Martin has called on the Taoiseach to ensure the review of the six-year-old’s disappearance is “fully independent” of previous investigations.
# Donegal
GSOC 'mistaken' in instigating criminal probe into garda who later died by suicide
It follows an investigation into the tragic set of events that saw Sgt Michael Galvin taking his own life in Ballyshannon Garda Station last year.
# garda watchdog
GSOC Commissioner Kieran Fitzgerald in a coma after falling onto rocks in Spain
Kieran Fitzgerald was seriously injured while on holiday. Doctors have placed him in a medically-induced coma.
# Whistleblowers
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.
# Transparency
Garda Ombudsman says it's already investigated some of Martin Kenny's allegations
The Sinn Féin TD raised concern about alleged garda malpractice in the Sligo-Leitrim division.
# keogh and harrison
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.
# Privacy
GSOC says details of Clare Daly's arrest were leaked by gardaí - but no one will be punished
Daly was arrested in 2013 after a breathalyser failed to register a reading, but was later cleared.
# investigation underway
Man dies in Garda custody in Mayo
A GSOC investigation is underway.
# vexatious
If you make a trivial complaint against gardaí, it's unlikely you'll be prosecuted
Just 26 files in relation to bogus complaints have been sent to the DPP in the last ten years.
# Ballybofey
Garda among two hospitalised after early morning collision in Donegal
Gardaí are investigating a crash involving one of the force’s cars overnight.
# Westmeath
Woman killed, four others injured in crash involving off duty garda
The deceased has been named as Jacqueline Wolohan from Coolock in Dublin.
# shatter resistant
'When you tell the truth in politics you get into trouble - but the truth helps me sleep at night'
Alan Shatter opens up on the controversies that forced him to resign, Leo Varadkar and whether he says ‘hello’ to Mick Wallace.
It's now more difficult for Irish journalists to hold those in powerful positions to account
Ireland’s small community of hard-pressed crime journalists are up in arms, writes Tom Clonan.
# Explainer
There's going to be a review into the law allowing Gsoc to access journalists' phone records
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald said that it was of fundamental importance that journalists be able to carry out their work unhindered.
# Snooping
Gsoc access to journalists' phone records 'really worrying'
The NUJ is seeking to meet the watchdog over its accessing of private data.