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# keith-harrison - Last year 2021

Garda who had claims dismissed at Disclosures Tribunal is suspended
# Keith Harrison
# Keith Harrison

Garda who had claims dismissed at Disclosures Tribunal is suspended

Mar 10th 2021, 8:57 AM 63,383 Views 0 Comments

Garda Keith Harrison has been suspended pending a disciplinary investigation.

# keith-harrison - All time

Garda Keith Harrison fails in bid to quash Disclosures Tribunal findings against him
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Garda Keith Harrison fails in bid to quash Disclosures Tribunal findings against him

Aug 23rd 2019, 4:19 PM 28,515 Views 8 Comments

The Donegal-based Garda was strongly criticised in the tribunal’s interim reports.

Harrison bids for Tribunal findings to be quashed over Judge Charleton's alleged prior involvement with witness
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Harrison bids for Tribunal findings to be quashed over Judge Charleton's alleged prior involvement with witness

May 29th 2019, 8:39 AM 12,095 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for the State have argued Harrison’s proceedings are fundamentally misconceived.

Garda Keith Harrison secures High Court order to halt internal inquiry into alleged misconduct
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Garda Keith Harrison secures High Court order to halt internal inquiry into alleged misconduct

Feb 5th 2019, 6:51 PM 27,374 Views 0 Comments

His lawyers argued the tribunal’s comments cannot have any legal implications.

Garda Keith Harrison launches High Court battle to quash findings from Disclosures Tribunal
# Mr Justice Charleton
# Mr Justice Charleton

Garda Keith Harrison launches High Court battle to quash findings from Disclosures Tribunal

Nov 12th 2018, 5:30 PM 22,393 Views 0 Comments

Harrison alleges that Mr Justice Peter Charleton had prior professional involvement with a key witness in his case.

Charleton says gardaí need 'complete turn-around in attitude' and some are 'crying out for leadership'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Charleton says gardaí need 'complete turn-around in attitude' and some are 'crying out for leadership'

Oct 11th 2018, 7:00 PM 12,046 Views 0 Comments

The judge has said members of the force need to be more visible on the streets and honest.

Keith Harrison trying to stop internal Garda investigation
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Keith Harrison trying to stop internal Garda investigation

Oct 8th 2018, 5:31 PM 28,282 Views 0 Comments

The garda has brought a High Court action aimed at stopping an investigation into alleged breaches of discipline by him.

'Utter nonsense': The curious case of Keith Harrison at the Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'Utter nonsense': The curious case of Keith Harrison at the Disclosures Tribunal

Jun 30th 2018, 9:00 PM 27,727 Views 0 Comments

Unequivocally, and often brutally, Mr Justice Charleton dismissed the claims made by Garda Harrison at the Disclosures Tribunal.

€1.5m and counting: Why the Disclosures Tribunal has cost us this much and why it will cost a lot more
# Let's Break It Down
# Let's Break It Down

€1.5m and counting: Why the Disclosures Tribunal has cost us this much and why it will cost a lot more

May 11th 2018, 12:05 AM 12,019 Views 0 Comments

The Tribunal is now costing roughly €100,000 a month.

The Disclosures Tribunal cost the State €87,000 a month this year
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

The Disclosures Tribunal cost the State €87,000 a month this year

Dec 25th 2017, 6:00 AM 5,018 Views 13 Comments

These expenses only cover administrative and legal costs for the tribunal’s own team as third-party costs have not been paid out yet.

Keith Harrison continues High Court case against the State despite tribunal dismissing all his allegations
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Keith Harrison continues High Court case against the State despite tribunal dismissing all his allegations

Dec 1st 2017, 4:37 PM 18,135 Views 23 Comments

Justice Charleton yesterday said all Harrison’s claims were “entirely without validity”.

Gardaí to examine disciplinary procedures after Tribunal report on Keith Harrison
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Gardaí to examine disciplinary procedures after Tribunal report on Keith Harrison

Dec 1st 2017, 11:48 AM 9,988 Views 10 Comments

Mr Justice Peter Charleton made a number of recommendations for changes to disciplinary procedures in his report.

'This is utter nonsense': How Justice Charleton eviscerated Garda Keith Harrison's claims
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'This is utter nonsense': How Justice Charleton eviscerated Garda Keith Harrison's claims

Nov 30th 2017, 10:43 PM 42,187 Views 45 Comments

Unequivocally, confidently, and often brutally, Charleton has dismissed the claims made by Harrison.

Disclosures Tribunal: Keith Harrison and Marisa Simms claims 'entirely without any validity'
# Nonsense Claims
# Nonsense Claims

Disclosures Tribunal: Keith Harrison and Marisa Simms claims 'entirely without any validity'

Nov 30th 2017, 8:09 PM 27,727 Views 56 Comments

Justice Charleton went as far as to describe some of Harrison’s claims as “nonsense”.

Disclosures Tribunal to publish report on Garda Keith Harrison next week
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

Disclosures Tribunal to publish report on Garda Keith Harrison next week

Nov 24th 2017, 2:23 PM 9,559 Views 0 Comments

The Tribunal will then resume its examinations of allegations of a smear campaign against Maurice McCabe in January.

'It wasn't stood over by the witness': Tribunal hears closing arguments in Keith Harrison module
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'It wasn't stood over by the witness': Tribunal hears closing arguments in Keith Harrison module

Oct 23rd 2017, 7:12 PM 15,684 Views 0 Comments

Information about the threats came from two anonymous 999 calls in October 2013.

Barrister says that evidence of Donegal's most senior garda should not be accepted by Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Barrister says that evidence of Donegal's most senior garda should not be accepted by Tribunal

Oct 9th 2017, 2:08 PM 22,404 Views 0 Comments

Chief Superintendent Terry McGinn did not make notes when she directed an investigation into alleged actions of Keith Harrison.

Disclosures Tribunal: Retired garda can't provide statement as he's 'on the far side of the world'
# Not Right Now
# Not Right Now

Disclosures Tribunal: Retired garda can't provide statement as he's 'on the far side of the world'

Oct 5th 2017, 7:01 PM 19,349 Views 0 Comments

Three of four new statements from senior gardaí were presented to the Tribunal today.

Tribunal chairman asks for new statements from four senior gardaí
# Keith Harrison
# Keith Harrison

Tribunal chairman asks for new statements from four senior gardaí

Oct 4th 2017, 7:20 PM 17,365 Views 0 Comments

Peter Charleton said the statements should be handed in by 10am tomorrow.

Tusla officials reject claim they were 'leaned on' to make home visit by gardaí
# Keith Harrison
# Keith Harrison

Tusla officials reject claim they were 'leaned on' to make home visit by gardaí

Oct 3rd 2017, 8:30 PM 7,435 Views 0 Comments

“It’s about my professional reputation,” social worker Donna McTeague told the Disclosures Tribunal today.

What Keith Harrison and Marisa Simms told the Tribunal in March and what they said this week
# Then And Now
# Then And Now

What Keith Harrison and Marisa Simms told the Tribunal in March and what they said this week

Sep 30th 2017, 6:30 AM 12,384 Views 0 Comments

They made initial statements to the Tribunal in March but were not consistent in some of those comments this week.

Garda Keith Harrison accused of making 'a series of incorrect allegations' about Tusla
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Garda Keith Harrison accused of making 'a series of incorrect allegations' about Tusla

Sep 29th 2017, 6:50 PM 16,099 Views 0 Comments

Garda Harrison was cross-examined by counsel for Tusla today.

Keith Harrison: 'I may have been mistaken' about claim gardaí told Tusla to visit home
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Keith Harrison: 'I may have been mistaken' about claim gardaí told Tusla to visit home

Sep 28th 2017, 6:21 PM 16,808 Views 0 Comments

Harrison told the Tribunal that he may have been mistaken regarding contact between Tusla and gardaí.

Contradictions, 'coercions' and a private life made public: Keith Harrison's partner at the Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Contradictions, 'coercions' and a private life made public: Keith Harrison's partner at the Tribunal

Sep 28th 2017, 7:03 AM 19,665 Views 0 Comments

Marisa Simms gave evidence to the Disclosures Tribunal for over five hours yesterday.

Donegal sergeant tells Tribunal that legal letter written about her was 'disturbing'
# Day 27
# Day 27

Donegal sergeant tells Tribunal that legal letter written about her was 'disturbing'

Sep 26th 2017, 7:30 PM 34,663 Views 0 Comments

Sergeant Bridget McGowan was giving evidence concerning Garda Keith Harrison at the Charleton Tribunal today.

'Even the best of Donegal seanachaís would find it difficult to talk for eight hours' - Inspector cross-examined at Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'Even the best of Donegal seanachaís would find it difficult to talk for eight hours' - Inspector cross-examined at Tribunal

Sep 25th 2017, 7:41 PM 27,411 Views 0 Comments

Marisa Simms had called to Letterkenny Garda station on 6 October 2013.

Tribunal hears whistleblower's partner withdrew statement about his behaviour
# Keith Harrison
# Keith Harrison

Tribunal hears whistleblower's partner withdrew statement about his behaviour

Sep 22nd 2017, 9:58 PM 22,724 Views 0 Comments

The tribunal is looking at interactions between An Garda Síochána, Tusla and Garda Harrison.

Tribunal witness 'doesn't remember' saying garda whistleblower threatened to burn his partner
# Disclosures
# Disclosures

Tribunal witness 'doesn't remember' saying garda whistleblower threatened to burn his partner

Sep 21st 2017, 10:50 PM 15,257 Views 0 Comments

Rita McDermott is the mother of Marisa Simms, partner of Garda Keith Harrison

Tribunal hears details of fight between garda whistleblower and partner that led to 999 call
# Donegal
# Donegal

Tribunal hears details of fight between garda whistleblower and partner that led to 999 call

Sep 19th 2017, 8:41 PM 24,174 Views 0 Comments

Marisa Simms said Keith Harrison was “out of control” but later withdrew this statement.

Retired garda says colleague's death in line of duty had 'devastating effect' on officers
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Retired garda says colleague's death in line of duty had 'devastating effect' on officers

Sep 18th 2017, 4:29 PM 29,678 Views 0 Comments

Retired Garda Sergeant Daniel Devlin told the Charleton Tribunal “emotionally, everyone was badly affected” after Garda Gary McLoughlin was killed.

Tribunal to hear about anonymous letter sent to HSE about whistleblower Keith Harrison

Tribunal to hear about anonymous letter sent to HSE about whistleblower Keith Harrison

Sep 18th 2017, 12:05 AM 25,830 Views 0 Comments

The module on allegations made by whistleblower Keith Harrison begins today. Here’s what the Tribunal is looking at.

Profile 'usually reserved for gangland criminals' created for garda whistleblower
# Keith Harrison
# Keith Harrison

Profile 'usually reserved for gangland criminals' created for garda whistleblower

May 14th 2017, 3:58 PM 23,885 Views 28 Comments

Labour’s Alan Kelly is asking the gardai if they are still carrying out surveillance on Keith Harrison.

Garda whistleblower Keith Harrison welcomes terms of reference for Tribunal
# Charleton Tribunal
# Charleton Tribunal

Garda whistleblower Keith Harrison welcomes terms of reference for Tribunal

Feb 16th 2017, 10:56 PM 14,287 Views 14 Comments

Investigations will be made on the contacts between An Garda Síochana and Tusla in Harrison’s case.

Another garda whistleblower says Tusla investigation also opened in his case
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Another garda whistleblower says Tusla investigation also opened in his case

Feb 14th 2017, 5:20 PM 22,481 Views 58 Comments

Keith Harrison issued a very strongly worded statement today.

Garda whistleblower Keith Harrison cleared to return to work
# Report For Duty
# Report For Duty

Garda whistleblower Keith Harrison cleared to return to work

Nov 15th 2016, 6:01 AM 19,330 Views 39 Comments

Harrison has been on unpaid leave for a number of months after his illness benefit scheme expired.