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# john-wilson - Last year 2021

Two parents convicted in first trial of US college bribery scandal
# Bribery
# Bribery

Two parents convicted in first trial of US college bribery scandal

Oct 8th 2021, 10:20 PM 33,707 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for the pair argued they believed their payments were legitimate donations.

# john-wilson - All time

'There's a risk we'll remember this whole episode as a case of two bad, and one good cop'
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

'There's a risk we'll remember this whole episode as a case of two bad, and one good cop'

Nov 14th 2018, 7:00 AM 25,929 Views 66 Comments

Our politicians and government, as well as the media, should be prepared to be far more self-critical and embrace change, writes John Devitt.

Solicitor for Nóirín O'Sullivan called questioning of Maurice McCabe's credibility 'political dynamite'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Solicitor for Nóirín O'Sullivan called questioning of Maurice McCabe's credibility 'political dynamite'

Jan 17th 2018, 3:10 PM 18,737 Views 0 Comments

The Disclosures Tribunal heard evidence from solicitor Annmarie Ryan from the Chief State Solicitor’s Office

7-year-old girl who saw her father shot dead at her Dublin home describes what happened
# Courts
# Courts

7-year-old girl who saw her father shot dead at her Dublin home describes what happened

May 6th 2015, 7:51 PM 19,978 Views 0 Comments

“I feel a little bit sad and a little happy because my dad is away from the bad boys now,” the girl wrote in her statement which was read out in court.

Garda whistleblower arrested at water meter protest
# Cavan
# Cavan

Garda whistleblower arrested at water meter protest

Apr 21st 2015, 4:51 PM 21,893 Views 153 Comments

John Wilson was held for five hours.

NUI Galway Students' Union to hold referendum on cannabis legalisation
# Rock The Vote
# Rock The Vote

NUI Galway Students' Union to hold referendum on cannabis legalisation

Feb 25th 2015, 9:38 AM 10,735 Views 95 Comments

Luke Ming Flanagan and Garda whistleblower John Wilson will speak at an information night ahead of the vote.

'There is no hiding place for anyone who cancelled penalty points'
# Speeding
# Speeding

'There is no hiding place for anyone who cancelled penalty points'

Jan 23rd 2015, 9:15 PM 25,910 Views 81 Comments

A new report claims points are still being unfairly cancelled.

'Noirin O'Sullivan should step down from Garda Commissioner race', says Garda whistleblower
# Open Competition
# Open Competition

'Noirin O'Sullivan should step down from Garda Commissioner race', says Garda whistleblower

Nov 12th 2014, 12:52 PM 11,757 Views 75 Comments

Whistleblower John Wilson says the acting Garda Commissioner ‘cannot detach herself from the gross dysfunctionality in the garda report’.

A Garda whistleblower is backing MEP's legal battle with Phil Hogan
# Support
# Support

A Garda whistleblower is backing MEP's legal battle with Phil Hogan

Oct 3rd 2014, 3:55 PM 11,932 Views 0 Comments

Garda whistleblower John Wilson has said he will fund raise for Nessa Childer’s legal costs in the case that Phil Hogan proceeds with threatened action.

Eamon Dunphy, Trinity College, and Auschwitz: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Eamon Dunphy, Trinity College, and Auschwitz: The week in numbers

Sep 20th 2014, 7:30 PM 10,334 Views 2 Comments

Plus: What percentage of people think the Irish economy will get better in the coming year?

Gardaí didn't serve over 640,000 summonses between 2009 and 2012 - whistleblower
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Gardaí didn't serve over 640,000 summonses between 2009 and 2012 - whistleblower

Sep 16th 2014, 3:43 PM 10,822 Views 47 Comments

John Wilson blasted the lack of accountability in the penalty points system.

How should TDs and Senators deal with whistleblowers? Here's some advice they got...
# You Can Blow My Whistle
# You Can Blow My Whistle

How should TDs and Senators deal with whistleblowers? Here's some advice they got...

Jun 12th 2014, 8:00 PM 6,106 Views 13 Comments

A guidance note was issued to all deputies and senators last night in the wake of recent controversies surrounding whistleblowers.

Garda whistleblower has 'very constructive' meeting with Fitzgerald
# Allegations
# Allegations

Garda whistleblower has 'very constructive' meeting with Fitzgerald

Jun 11th 2014, 9:54 PM 8,957 Views 27 Comments

Wilson said he and the Justice 4 All group outlined a number of serious allegations and the minister said she would now look at mechanisms needed to address these concerns.

'I told her to ring Maurice McCabe': John Wilson shook hands with the Garda Commissioner today
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

'I told her to ring Maurice McCabe': John Wilson shook hands with the Garda Commissioner today

May 28th 2014, 10:46 PM 22,842 Views 55 Comments

Noirín O’Sullivan shook hands and chatted with whistleblower and former garda John Wilson outside Leinster House today.

'The government treats people like gobshites' - John Wilson
# The Final Whistle
# The Final Whistle

'The government treats people like gobshites' - John Wilson

May 27th 2014, 6:15 AM 15,857 Views 70 Comments

The former garda welcomed Eamon Gilmore’s resignation as Labour leader, describing him as “arrogant”.

Garda whistleblower: Shatter had become a liability
# Shatter Resigns
# Shatter Resigns

Garda whistleblower: Shatter had become a liability

May 7th 2014, 10:45 PM 10,889 Views 38 Comments

John Wilson said that while he took no pleasure in Alan Shatter’s demise, he felt it was the right outcome.

Garda whistleblower John Wilson drops out of local election race because of ill health
# Cavan
# Cavan

Garda whistleblower John Wilson drops out of local election race because of ill health

May 1st 2014, 10:07 PM 14,555 Views 51 Comments

The former garda said he was not physically strong enough to run in the elections.

Ming: I was followed by an unmarked Garda car... and so was John Wilson
# Luke Ming Flanagan
# Luke Ming Flanagan

Ming: I was followed by an unmarked Garda car... and so was John Wilson

Apr 30th 2014, 5:47 PM 29,338 Views 124 Comments

Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan said he and John Wilson were under surveillance by an unmarked Garda car when they visited GSOC offices this morning to make the organisation aware of new allegations of corruption within the force.

More serving gardaí have made 'serious allegations of malpractice and corruption'
# Whisteblowers
# Whisteblowers

More serving gardaí have made 'serious allegations of malpractice and corruption'

Apr 14th 2014, 8:35 AM 16,635 Views 53 Comments

Whisteblower John Wilson has also called for GSOC to be completely reformed.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Apr 5th 2014, 7:55 PM 21,245 Views 3 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about John Joe Nevin, Martin McGuinness, and the IFTAs…

Garda whistleblower: Alan Shatter's behaviour has been deplorable
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

Garda whistleblower: Alan Shatter's behaviour has been deplorable

Apr 5th 2014, 7:40 AM 15,926 Views 117 Comments

In an interview on The Late Late Show, John Wilson questioned why fellow whistleblower Maurice McCabe’s access to the PULSE system is now being reviewed.

Leo Varadkar is 'concerned' that the gardaí allegedly wanted to destroy tapes
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

Leo Varadkar is 'concerned' that the gardaí allegedly wanted to destroy tapes

Mar 31st 2014, 1:09 PM 9,471 Views 56 Comments

The Minister for Transport also says that the opposition have “got it all wrong” by focusing on Shatter and not the gardaí.

GSOC unsure if it can investigate claims a judge put pressure on whistleblower
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

GSOC unsure if it can investigate claims a judge put pressure on whistleblower

Mar 28th 2014, 5:24 PM 7,852 Views 0 Comments

GSOC said it is examining whether they can investigate the accusations under their remit.

GardaGate: Here’s everything we learned today, what it means and the questions that remain
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

GardaGate: Here’s everything we learned today, what it means and the questions that remain

Mar 26th 2014, 11:15 PM 21,239 Views 62 Comments

Here are the dozen things you need to know about the extraordinary events of the past few hours…

Here's what whistleblower John Wilson thinks of Alan Shatter's apology
# Long Time Coming
# Long Time Coming

Here's what whistleblower John Wilson thinks of Alan Shatter's apology

Mar 26th 2014, 10:34 PM 15,232 Views 32 Comments

He says he’s glad the Minister corrected the record of the Dáil — and he’s calling for his former colleague Maurice McCabe to be allowed access to PULSE again.

WATCH: Alan Shatter apologises to the garda whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

WATCH: Alan Shatter apologises to the garda whistleblowers

Mar 26th 2014, 5:35 PM 18,082 Views 125 Comments

Sorry…not the hardest word, it seems.

Timeline: The eight weeks that led to Martin Callinan’s resignation
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Timeline: The eight weeks that led to Martin Callinan’s resignation

Mar 25th 2014, 2:00 PM 8,203 Views 28 Comments

The Garda Commissioner was widely criticised for labelling the actions of whistleblowers “disgusting”.

Garda whistleblowers' use of PULSE system criticised by Data Commissioner
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Garda whistleblowers' use of PULSE system criticised by Data Commissioner

Mar 21st 2014, 2:11 PM 9,142 Views 68 Comments

The Garda Commissioner has said he shares the concerns “and I have expressed my disquiet about this publically on several occasions”.

The Tánaiste thinks the Garda Commissioner should withdraw ‘disgusting’ remark
# Garda Whistleblowers
# Garda Whistleblowers

The Tánaiste thinks the Garda Commissioner should withdraw ‘disgusting’ remark

Mar 21st 2014, 2:00 PM 11,613 Views 38 Comments

Several government ministers have now called on the Garda Commissioner to withdraw his remarks that the actions of two garda whistleblowers were disgusting.

Varadkar says Callinan should withdraw ‘disgusting’ remarks – but gardaí say he won’t
# Garda Whistleblowers
# Garda Whistleblowers

Varadkar says Callinan should withdraw ‘disgusting’ remarks – but gardaí say he won’t

Mar 20th 2014, 3:00 PM 18,360 Views 91 Comments

Leo Varadkar has said that Martin Callinan should withdraw remarks that the actions of two garda whistleblowers were “disgusting”.

‘I’m up against it’: Garda whistleblower to run in local elections
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

‘I’m up against it’: Garda whistleblower to run in local elections

Mar 10th 2014, 10:15 PM 18,648 Views 50 Comments

The former garda’s revelations about penalty-point terminations in 2012 are now the subject of an official inquiry.

Explainer: Why is Alan Shatter under pressure – and will he survive?
# Shatter-gate
# Shatter-gate

Explainer: Why is Alan Shatter under pressure – and will he survive?

Feb 20th 2014, 11:00 PM 29,915 Views 88 Comments

TheJournal.ie explores the background to the current controversy surrounding the Justice Minister, the questions that remain and what’s likely to happen next.

Gardaí who suspect wrongdoing in force should approach TDs --- whistleblower
# John Wilson
# John Wilson

Gardaí who suspect wrongdoing in force should approach TDs --- whistleblower

Feb 20th 2014, 9:24 AM 7,938 Views 29 Comments

John Wilson says members of the force have “nobody to turn to” following the sacking yesterday of Confidential Recipient Oliver Connolly.

We'll find out later today if a serving garda sergeant will appear before the PAC
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

We'll find out later today if a serving garda sergeant will appear before the PAC

Jan 28th 2014, 6:15 AM 3,859 Views 17 Comments

But Maurice McCabe’s possible appearance before members of the Public Accounts Committee could yet end-up in the courts.

Whistleblower wants an independent inquiry into penalty points allegations
# John Wilson
# John Wilson

Whistleblower wants an independent inquiry into penalty points allegations

Jan 25th 2014, 3:43 PM 8,239 Views 31 Comments

John Wilson asked “who has the right to terminate four speeding tickets in one day?”.

The Greek scholar and future Tánaiste who played for Cavan in an All-Ireland final
# Breffni Star
From The42
# Breffni Star

The Greek scholar and future Tánaiste who played for Cavan in an All-Ireland final

Dec 23rd 2013, 7:30 AM 3,621 Views 3 Comments

A new book ‘The Fairytale In New York’ looks back at the famous final in 1947 and the life of Cavan’s John Wilson.

Three men released in John Wilson murder investigation
# Gangland
# Gangland

Three men released in John Wilson murder investigation

Oct 7th 2012, 12:28 PM 3,834 Views 0 Comments

One man is still being held in Clondalkin in connection with the case.

Man to be charged over John Wilson murder
# Shooting
# Shooting

Man to be charged over John Wilson murder

Oct 5th 2012, 9:05 PM 7,247 Views 9 Comments

The accused, a man in his 30s, is due before the courts tomorrow morning.

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