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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

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GSOC to investigate after van driven by off-duty garda struck a pedestrian
The incident took place in Limerick yesterday morning.
Garda Ombudsman to investigate after young man who was in Garda custody died
He was taken to the hospital by ambulance but died at 4:30am.
Kildare woman killed in last night's garda chase crash has been named
The collision occurred at approximately 8.45pm.
Frances Fitzgerald: It's 'regrettable' that no TDs showed up to discuss Garda reform Bill
The new Bill gives greater powers to GSOC.
More people have been complaining about gardaí this year
GSOC said time taken to receive information requested from the Garda Síochána in relation to investigations has “improved significantly”.
Ian Bailey's wrongful arrest case against An Garda Síochana is edging closer
Ian Bailey is taking a civil action claiming that he was wrongfully arrested.
Justice committee calls for single Garda Ombudsman
It also recommends reform of the complaints process, Garda training and formation of the Garda Authority.
A man has died after being hit by a garda patrol car in Louth
The incident happened at about 1.20am.
Three bystanders seriously injured after being struck by car in garda chase
It has been reported that one of the men lost a leg in the incident.
Man in court over fatal road crash after garda pursuit
The 26-year-old was charged with dangerous driving causing death.
GSOC chairman says he won't be resigning
The GSOC report was unable to confirm the source of the ‘bugging’ leak.
GSOC unable to confirm source of 'bugging' leak
The findings of the investigative report, compiled by Mark Connaughton SC, were inconclusive.
Minister: 'GSOC should publish report, but members shouldn't resign'
Frances Fitzgerald says she has confidence in the commissioners.
Alan Shatter wants the GSOC Commissioners to be sacked
The former Justice Minister insists the positions of Simon O’Brien and his colleagues are no longer tenable.
Maurice McCabe will meet senior Gardaí today over new penalty points claims
GSOC has opened an investigation into the claims.
Who leaked bugging information to newspaper? Nobody knows but GSOC has stopped trying to find out
The Sunday Times journalist declined an invitation to cooperate with the inquiry.
GSOC is getting new powers to investigate the Garda Commissioner
The new Bill extends the powers and remit of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission.
Retired judge says victims are being 'further victimised' by 'guards investigating guards’
Gillian Hussey is a director of the National Crime Victims Helpline.
Garda Ombusdman now has direct access to Garda PULSE system
Previously, GSOC only had access to the investigations database under Garda supervision.
The BMW that rammed Garda car was spotted all over Ireland - did you see it?
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.
Gardaí injured after patrol car 'rammed' in Portlaoise, four men arrested
GSOC have been informed and are sending a team of investigators to the scene.
More than 1,100 public complaints filed against gardaí last year
Today’s annual report also reveals information on disciplinary action and deaths in custody.
Opinion: What does it actually take to establish an 'independent' policing authority?
The Justice Minister has spoken out about the need for an Independent Garda Authority – but what will it take to achieve that?
'How much do you trust An Garda Síochána?' - Gardaí to start polling the public again
The first “Public Attitudes Survey” in six years comes after months of scandal and controversy.
GSOC finds "no evidence" of booze deliveries for gardaí at Shell project
It was alleged last year that a company contracted by Shell supplied alcohol to Belmullet Garda Station.
Facebook friends, prostitutes, and Garth Brooks: The week in numbers
Plus: How many Irish students say they’re not having sex?
Who makes complaints about gardaí and why?
In Dublin, it is the South region that complains the most.
GSOC commissioners reject call for their resignation
Simon O’Brien says he feels he and the two other commissioners are “discharging an important function”.
GSOC received 2,027 complaints last year
The Garda watchdog also opened three investigations itself.
GSOC will be allowed to investigate the Garda Commissioner under new reforms
The government has announced a series of reforms to strengthen the Garda Ombudsman.
Scrap 3-person GSOC, set-up whistleblower 'hotline': Here's what needs to change, Minister told
Gardaí should be banned from serving on GSOC, and a Northern Ireland-style Criminal Justice Inspectorate should be set up, according to a report handed to Frances Fitzgerald…
Dáil hears lack of Garda cooperation stalled murder investigation complaint
Pádraig Mac Loclainn said that GSOC had to delay investigating a complaint made by the family of Seamus Doherty due to a lack of cooperation from gardaí in Donegal.
Shatter: 'I was secretly put on trial, and wasn't given a chance to defend myself'
The former Minister for Justice has blasted the Guerin report for ‘completely failing to follow fair procedure’.
'Ignoring' the system gives speeders an 86% chance of avoiding punishment
John O’Brien, the former head of the Garda Traffic Corps, told the PAC that GSOC failed to act on foot of a report he carried out on the penalty points system in 2008.
PAC will be examining penalty points and speed cameras today
What else will the folks on Kildare Street be discussing?
I wouldn't have treated whistleblowers that way --- Garda Inspectorate Chief
Robert Olson is highlighting wider problems in the force, saying this morning that “culture is something you don’t change with a couple of policies and it’s fixed next week”.
From GSOC to asylum seekers, what are Ireland's human rights failings?
And we have to address them all before a United Nations committee next month.
Calls for public inquiry into the policing of Corrib gas project
The group said there is no faith in GSOC as it currently exists.
Verrimus "reassured" by judge's recommendations in GSOC 'bugging' report:
The company said that it was never part of its remit to uncover the source of any possible surveillance threat.