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# whistleblowers - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Want to help? Volunteer service and website for offers of assistance launched today
# Get Involved
# Get Involved

Want to help? Volunteer service and website for offers of assistance launched today

Apr 2nd 2020, 2:08 PM 26,043 Views 4 Comments

A new webpage for businesses seeking to provide supplies or services in support of the national response to Covid-19 is open.

# whistleblowers - Monday 21 January, 2019

Air Corps whistleblower claims death toll from chemical-linked illnesses surpasses 72
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Air Corps whistleblower claims death toll from chemical-linked illnesses surpasses 72

Jan 21st 2019, 12:05 AM 31,128 Views 29 Comments

Chronic fatigue, depression and anxiety are just some of the conditions the whistleblower has been living with for over a decade.

# whistleblowers - Saturday 5 January, 2019

A garda whistleblower submitted a protected disclosure 3 years ago - she's still waiting on a response
# Still Waiting
# Still Waiting

A garda whistleblower submitted a protected disclosure 3 years ago - she's still waiting on a response

Jan 5th 2019, 8:30 AM 42,473 Views 25 Comments

She alleged serious wrongdoing by a senior officer.

# whistleblowers - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'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 25,664 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.

# whistleblowers - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Whistleblowers alleged to have raised school building concerns to Department of Education in 2012
# School Closures
# School Closures

Whistleblowers alleged to have raised school building concerns to Department of Education in 2012

Nov 6th 2018, 6:23 PM 17,595 Views 19 Comments

The Joint Committee on Education heard claims that industry officials met with former Minister Ruairi Quinn over the issue.

# whistleblowers - Sunday 7 October, 2018

How the Pro14 is aiming to bring about 'world-class' refereeing
# Whistleblowers
From The42
# Whistleblowers

How the Pro14 is aiming to bring about 'world-class' refereeing

Oct 7th 2018, 7:00 AM 14,316 Views 48 Comments

Greg Garner, the Pro14′s elite referee manager, explains their five-year plan.

# whistleblowers - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Investigators interview whistleblowers about links between gardaí and drugs gang for next tribunal phase
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Investigators interview whistleblowers about links between gardaí and drugs gang for next tribunal phase

Sep 9th 2018, 12:05 AM 22,504 Views 0 Comments

The next segment of the tribunal will deal with allegations of wrongdoing made by gardaí who feel they were targeted as a direct result.

# whistleblowers - Monday 9 July, 2018

Weinstein lawyer says emails and witnesses show he's innocent
# Denials
# Denials

Weinstein lawyer says emails and witnesses show he's innocent

Jul 9th 2018, 9:36 PM 11,593 Views 0 Comments

Weinstein (66) hobbled into the courtroom with his hands cuffed behind his back.

# whistleblowers - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Garda civil servant testifies that he did not say gardaí were 'going after' Maurice McCabe
# Charleton Tribunal
# Charleton Tribunal

Garda civil servant testifies that he did not say gardaí were 'going after' Maurice McCabe

Feb 7th 2018, 6:36 PM 15,034 Views 0 Comments

The Disclosures Tribunal heard testimony which directly contradicted that of John Barrett last week.

# whistleblowers - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Sign up to get daily emails about what happens at the Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures
# Disclosures

Sign up to get daily emails about what happens at the Disclosures Tribunal

Jan 18th 2018, 7:29 PM 12,714 Views 14 Comments

Stay on top of all the developments at the Tribunal.

# whistleblowers - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Garda watchdog 'doesn't have the staff to deal with whistleblower claims'
# Gsoc
# Gsoc

Garda watchdog 'doesn't have the staff to deal with whistleblower claims'

Jan 14th 2018, 4:51 PM 9,495 Views 31 Comments

The staff is costed at around €900,000.

# whistleblowers - Saturday 13 January, 2018

'We are going after him': Questions but few answers on explosive day at the Disclosures Tribunal
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

'We are going after him': Questions but few answers on explosive day at the Disclosures Tribunal

Jan 13th 2018, 6:30 AM 24,736 Views 0 Comments

Emails between the Tánaiste and garda commissioner, and “political dynamite” were some of the highlights yesterday.

# whistleblowers - Monday 25 December, 2017

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 4,951 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.

# whistleblowers - Monday 4 December, 2017

Leo's 'surprise and disappointment' as no deal reached on the question of the Irish border
# Brexit
# Brexit

Leo's 'surprise and disappointment' as no deal reached on the question of the Irish border

Dec 4th 2017, 5:55 PM 53,792 Views 281 Comments

The DUP said it wouldn’t accept Northern Ireland having a different deal to the rest of the UK.

# whistleblowers - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Attempts to dismiss serving Air Corps whistleblower on medical grounds 'not a disciplinary procedure'
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Attempts to dismiss serving Air Corps whistleblower on medical grounds 'not a disciplinary procedure'

Nov 30th 2017, 6:00 AM 17,076 Views 11 Comments

The man is one of a number of whistleblowers in the Air Corps.

# whistleblowers - Monday 27 November, 2017

Tom Clonan on the Maurice McCabe email: 'I suffered a similar campaign of character assassination'
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Tom Clonan on the Maurice McCabe email: 'I suffered a similar campaign of character assassination'

Nov 27th 2017, 11:50 AM 65,821 Views 85 Comments

Ethical action and moral courage are what we ought to expect and require of our elected representatives, writes Tom Clonan.

# whistleblowers - Monday 23 October, 2017

'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 15,587 Views 0 Comments

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

# whistleblowers - Thursday 28 September, 2017

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 16,583 Views 0 Comments

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

# whistleblowers - Monday 25 September, 2017

'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 27,177 Views 0 Comments

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

# whistleblowers - Friday 22 September, 2017

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 22,652 Views 0 Comments

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

# whistleblowers - Thursday 21 September, 2017

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 15,180 Views 0 Comments

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

# whistleblowers - Monday 18 September, 2017

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 25,594 Views 0 Comments

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

# whistleblowers - Monday 17 July, 2017

Ms D, the woman at the centre of the Disclosures Tribunal, will give evidence this week
# Charleton Tribunal
# Charleton Tribunal

Ms D, the woman at the centre of the Disclosures Tribunal, will give evidence this week

Jul 17th 2017, 6:10 AM 9,136 Views 0 Comments

To protect her identity, the public will not be allowed to attend.

# whistleblowers - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Senior Tusla manager says there was no 'liaison or collusion' with gardaí on McCabe file
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Senior Tusla manager says there was no 'liaison or collusion' with gardaí on McCabe file

Jul 11th 2017, 7:53 PM 10,733 Views 0 Comments

At the Disclosures Tribunal today, senior Tusla manager Gerard Lowry denied he was trying to blame others for “catastrophic errors”.

# whistleblowers - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Witnesses to appear before Tribunal today over false Maurice McCabe sex abuse files
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Witnesses to appear before Tribunal today over false Maurice McCabe sex abuse files

Jul 4th 2017, 7:47 AM 10,909 Views 30 Comments

The Tribunal will examine the claims of a number of public sector staff.

# whistleblowers - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Whistleblowers: The Garda watchdog is getting four new investigators to deal with its mounting caseload
# Gsoc
# Gsoc

Whistleblowers: The Garda watchdog is getting four new investigators to deal with its mounting caseload

Jun 22nd 2017, 4:20 PM 6,699 Views 5 Comments

GSOC has the role of investigating protected disclosures made by members of An Garda Síochána.

# whistleblowers - Sunday 14 May, 2017

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 23,725 Views 28 Comments

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

# whistleblowers - Monday 8 May, 2017

'In one case, a retired member's wife had eight miscarriages in succession'
# Protected Disclosures
# Protected Disclosures

'In one case, a retired member's wife had eight miscarriages in succession'

May 8th 2017, 12:05 AM 99,196 Views 86 Comments

A new Air Corps protected disclosure claims that a number of children have died as a result of their parents being exposed to chemicals.

# whistleblowers - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Mick Wallace: Is it appropriate that Martin Callinan was in Garda HQ 'several days last week'?
# Charleton Tribunal
# Charleton Tribunal

Mick Wallace: Is it appropriate that Martin Callinan was in Garda HQ 'several days last week'?

Mar 29th 2017, 4:27 PM 31,747 Views 56 Comments

Callinan is one of the central characters in the new tribunal into the Maurice McCabe scandal.

# whistleblowers - Friday 10 March, 2017

Whistleblower David Taylor receives letter reminding him he may still face discipline
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Whistleblower David Taylor receives letter reminding him he may still face discipline

Mar 10th 2017, 11:47 PM 39,176 Views 60 Comments

Taylor was recently reinstated to An Garda Síochána after being cleared by the DPP of allegations that he leaked information to journalists.

# whistleblowers - Monday 6 March, 2017

Most people want Nóirín O’Sullivan to resign or step aside as Garda Commissioner
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Most people want Nóirín O’Sullivan to resign or step aside as Garda Commissioner

Mar 6th 2017, 3:15 PM 14,606 Views 91 Comments

Seven in 10 people want her to step down or step aside while the Charleton Tribunal investigates an alleged smear campaign against Maurice McCabe.

# whistleblowers - Monday 27 February, 2017

Charleton: 'Every lie told to this Tribunal will be a waste of what ordinary men and women have paid for'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Charleton: 'Every lie told to this Tribunal will be a waste of what ordinary men and women have paid for'

Feb 27th 2017, 10:18 AM 18,041 Views 55 Comments

The judge was making his opening remarks at Dublin Castle this morning.

# whistleblowers - Thursday 16 February, 2017

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 14,202 Views 14 Comments

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

# whistleblowers - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

As it happened: There will be a Tribunal into alleged smear campaign against Maurice McCabe
# Whistleblowing
# Whistleblowing

As it happened: There will be a Tribunal into alleged smear campaign against Maurice McCabe

Feb 14th 2017, 6:44 PM 70,502 Views 175 Comments

Enda Kenny will likely announce a tribunal this afternoon.

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 22,057 Views 58 Comments

Keith Harrison issued a very strongly worded statement today.

# whistleblowers - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Tom Clonan: Ireland never rewards whistleblowers like Maurice McCabe and me - it punishes us
# Reprisal
# Reprisal

Tom Clonan: Ireland never rewards whistleblowers like Maurice McCabe and me - it punishes us

Feb 11th 2017, 6:00 AM 1,553 Views 49 Comments

Ireland treats whistleblowers differently to most other countries – as I found out, writes Dr Tom Clontan.

# whistleblowers - Friday 10 February, 2017

As it happened: Political turmoil over the Maurice McCabe whistleblowing smears
# Pressure
# Pressure

As it happened: Political turmoil over the Maurice McCabe whistleblowing smears

Feb 10th 2017, 8:00 PM 67,623 Views 121 Comments

Pressure is increasing on government ministers and Tusla over who knew what about the Maurice McCabe story.

# whistleblowers - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Howlin says whistleblower Maurice McCabe 'expressed gratitude' for his intervention yesterday
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Howlin says whistleblower Maurice McCabe 'expressed gratitude' for his intervention yesterday

Feb 9th 2017, 3:05 PM 19,704 Views 0 Comments

Pressure is mounting on the Garda Commissioner to step aside while the inquiry is ongoing.

# whistleblowers - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

RTÉ has been dragged into the Garda whistleblower mire
# Investigation
# Investigation

RTÉ has been dragged into the Garda whistleblower mire

Feb 8th 2017, 10:06 PM 17,845 Views 38 Comments

A new commission of investigation into the saga is to probe whether or not the Garda Commissioner “orchestrated” broadcasts on RTÉ in May 2016.

Guerin, Fennelly, O'Higgins and O'Neill: A quick guide to garda whistleblowing
# Timeline
# Timeline

Guerin, Fennelly, O'Higgins and O'Neill: A quick guide to garda whistleblowing

Feb 8th 2017, 6:29 PM 9,488 Views 14 Comments

Sometimes they can be difficult to digest.

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