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# Whistleblower

This year
Number of computers sent to Rehab Recycle resold instead of destroyed
A report by
Niall Sargent
Audit identified risk of data breach after devices sold on to third party who had access to warehouse.
This followed concerns raised by a member of staff at Rehab Recycle Tallaght through a protected disclosure, Noteworthy reports
The audit collated a “significant volume of evidence” to support the majority of the concerns raised
Rehab states that recommendations of the audit have been addressed
Varadkar defends controversial 'legal strategy' for limiting nursing home payouts
Opposition parties have called on the Government to release documents relating to the strategy.
The government has confirmed the legal strategy existed to block refunds to nursing home residents and that the plan was "pursued by successive governments".
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar agreed with the policy, calling it a "sound policy approach" and "legitimate legal strategy".
Wexford TD Verona Murphy told The Journal that some families who have contacted her feel "aggrieved" at the legal strategy, as they made sacrifices in order to pay for the nursing home care.
Nursing home charges: What is the controversy about and how has the Government responded?
Calls for Government to publish records on 'secret strategy' for illegal nursing home charges
It follows a report in today’s Irish Mail on Sunday.
Last year
Whistleblower tells US congress Twitter is ‘plagued by weak cyber defences’
Peiter ‘Mudge’ Zatko told congress that Twitter is “misleading the public, lawmakers” and regulators.
Elon Musk subpoenas Twitter whistleblower in bid to win buyout battle
The Tesla boss hopes that allegations made by the former Twitter security chief Peiter Zatko will bolster his case.
Dublin Zoo strongly denies animal welfare claims raised in Seanad
Senator Annie Hoey read from a protected disclosure from a member of staff at the zoo.
All time
New whistleblower says Facebook put profits before stopping problematic content, reports say
Facebook has faced a storm of criticism over the past month.
Whistleblower says Facebook products hurt children and fuel division
Frances Haugen was giving evidence before Congress.
Facebook prioritises own interests over public good, whistleblower claims
Facebook’s annual revenue has more than doubled since 2018 to a projected $102.5 billion (£88 billion) this year.
Australia's government rocked by 'disgraceful' sex act allegations
Videos of staff from Australia’s conservative government performing sex acts in parliament have been leaked.
Coveney urges anyone with information on alleged abuse in the Curragh to contact gardaí
A whistleblower says a number of people have contacted him about incidents of alleged sexual abuse and assault.
One year on from Supreme Court victory, an Air Corps whistleblower still hasn't received vital documents
Gavin Tobin won a Supreme Court case last year.
The man behind Football Leaks placed on house arrest after one year in prison
31-year-old hacker Rui Pinto, who is awaiting trial for attempted blackmail, has also been banned from using the internet.
Multiple senior gardaí under investigation for alleged bullying and harassment
Official complaints were lodged against these members in the last six months.
Facebook deleting name of potential whistleblower at centre of Trump impeachment probe
The whistleblower’s lawyers have said their client’s personal safety is at risk following threats.
Senior garda officer accuses whistleblower of orchestrated campaign to prevent his promotion
The tribunal is hearing from Garda Nicholas Keogh.
Second whistleblower claims to have first-hand knowledge of Trump's phone call to Ukraine
Reports from the USA say that the legal team representing the first whistleblower is also representing this second person.
'This is a cover up': White House under fire as whistleblower reported to be CIA agent
Trump has accused the whistleblower of “treason”.
Whistleblower: White House officials 'locked down' transcript of call with Ukrainian leader
According to the intelligence community official, the transcript was loaded into a system that is used to store “especially sensitive” classified information.
US lawmakers see 'troubling' whistleblower complaint that led to calls for Trump's impeachment
Acting director of national intelligence Joseph McGuire is to testify on Capitol Hill later today.
Garcès appointed to referee Leinster's Champions Cup final clash
The Frenchman will be in charge of the decider against Saracens in Newcastle.
Ten complaints made against senior garda in four-year period
The station in question is facing what has been described by multiple sources as a “serious morale” problem.
Garda whistleblower resigns from force three years after making allegations of serious misconduct
She is still currently waiting to hear back on a protected disclosure submitted over three years ago.
Supreme Court rejects appeal against Alan Shatter's successful challenge to Guerin report
The Guerin report looked into the handling of Shatter of claims made by Maurice McCabe.
Investigation into claims of 'unauthorised surveillance' in Irish prisons to finish in February
The examination of claims by a prison officer was ordered by the Justice Minister in November.
Nearly half of all those watching TV last night watched the Maurice McCabe documentary
The show has been praised widely on social media since the first part aired on Monday.
Maurice McCabe's wife Lorraine: 'I felt frightened... I was afraid they'd do something to hurt him'
The second part of the RTÉ documentary Whistleblower aired this evening.
Over half a million people watched the Maurice McCabe documentary on RTÉ last night
The second part of the documentary airs this evening.
Maurice McCabe says he wouldn't bathe his own children after he was accused of sexual assault
The matter was investigated by the DPP, and exonerated McCabe of wrongdoing.
Sergeant Maurice McCabe to retire from An Garda Síochána
The whistleblower retires weeks after the Disclosures Tribunal found that he was “repulsively denigrated”.
Justice Minister apologises to whistleblower Maurice McCabe on behalf of the State
Justice Peter Charleton found there was a “campaign of calumny” to smear Garda McCabe.
US whistleblower Chelsea Manning faces Australia speaking tour ban
Organisers of a speaking tour have said they’ve received notice that Manning’s visa will be denied.
Whistleblower alleges serious wrongdoing in St John of God's disability care centre
The whistleblower works for the St John of God’s Liffey Services in the Kildare region.
Senior garda at centre of whistleblower claims accused of alleged verbal attack on clerical worker
The woman was seriously distressed when leaving the station..
Garda whistleblower alleges litany of abuses by senior gardaí as 'culture of fear' cripples station
She remains on stress leave over two-and-a-half years after making the disclosure.
Whistleblowers left frustrated as 'massive backlog' delays investigation of white collar crime
There are not enough gardai with the expertise to investigate this often complex type of crime, according to experts working in the area.
Justice Minister is 'extremely concerned' at reports that homicides weren't properly investigated
The gardaí said that they have evidence to back up their claims.
Fifa say they attempted to contact whistleblower amid doping in football claims
In an interview to the Associated Press, Grigory Rodchenkov’s lawyer said his client had information that could be of interest.
Tusla CEO on McCabe case: 'It still riles me slightly. The cut and paste error wasn't us'
Fred McBride did say that Tusla “mismanaged” aspects of the case but the original error didn’t come from them.
Defence Forces officer launches court challenge over report into corruption allegations
A report into the allegations made by Lieutenant Colonel Jerry Lane has not been published.