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Garda Ombudsman in 'state of heightened awareness' over Boylan inquiry
Kieran Fitzgerald said his office would have a “list of suspects” if it was found that surveillance had taken place.
GSOC chairman’s position is ‘not in question’, and he won’t be retiring
The head of the AGSI says it’s not acceptable that GSOC suspected a crime may have taken place and that it wasn’t reported to gardaí.
Suggestion gardaí involved in GSOC surveillance was 'baseless innuendo'
Shatter told the Dáil today that there was no definitive evidence of either electronic or technical surveillance at the headquarters of the ombudsman.
Government accused of 'frenzy' against GSOC over alleged bugging
Fianna Fail leader Micheál Martin made the claim during Leader’s Questions today.
“I don’t know what ‘anomalies’ are” — Howlin on GSOC findings
Ministers are being briefed by Alan Shatter this morning, following his meeting yesterday with the Garda Ombudsman Commission.
GSOC confirms ‘electronic anomalies’ found, and regrets not disclosing it
In a statement this evening, the Garda Ombudsman added that no evidence of Garda misconduct was discovered.
Taoiseach: Details of bugging controversy should be made available for ‘public analysis’
Justice Minister Alan Shatter is meeting GSOC today following reports that a surveillance operation was used to hack into the police watchdog’s emails, wi-fi and phone systems.
Shatter urged to comment on report of bugging at Garda Ombudsman office
A report today claimed emails, wi-fi and phone systems were hacked and a phone in a conference room at the building was bugged.
Column: Shatter's focus is on whistleblowers themselves, rather than their allegations
The investigation into the penalty point controversy is minimising the independence of the Garda Ombudsman: the body won’t have autonomous access to the PULSE system or any remit to examine the Commissioner’s role, writes Mick Wallace TD.
Garda Ombudsman to investigate Shell 'booze bribes' allegations
Shell said it welcomes the news of an investigation, and that it will co-operate fully.
Garda Ombudsman fines off-duty garda over collision
An investigation by the Garda Ombudsman heard that the garda left the scene of the collision and returned later in a different vehicle.
Gardaí did not cooperate with watchdog investigation...again
The Garda Ombudsman Commission has released yet another damning report claiming gardaí would not fully cooperate with its investigation.
Six gardaí convicted of crimes last year - Garda Ombudsman
The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission says it received 2,275 complaints last year, with more than one third relating to abuse of authority by gardaí.
Final report on Corrib 'rape tape' inquiry to be published tomorrow
The final report into remarks by gardaí about one of the two female protesters who were arrested near the controversial Corrib gas pipeline project will be published at lunchtime tomorrow.
Garda Ombudsman to investigate sex abuse complaints
The GSOC is to investigate the handling of complaints of sex abuse against a Fr Corin, about which concerns were raised in the Cloyne Report.