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# informants

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# protected disclosure
Minister took 6 months to respond to allegations that gardaí entrapped people through informants
Sinn Fein TD made a series of allegations of wrongdoing by gardaí in a protected disclosure to Frances Fitzgerald.
# informants
Informants told IBRC that Quinns have over €500 million hidden away
The Quinn family had disclosed assets of €1 million, but informants have told IBRC it is far beyond that.
# Whistleblowers
Gardaí will be covered by whistleblower legislation
The move will also see the abolition of the current confidential recipient system.
# Ombudsman
Callinan: Informants are "difficult to handle"
The Garda Commissioner made the comments after a Garda Ombudsman probe into alleged collusion of members of the force with a known drug dealer.
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