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#Whistleblowers

# whistleblowers - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

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 9,511 Views 14 Comments

Sometimes they can be difficult to digest.

Garda whistleblower report will not be published in full
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Garda whistleblower report will not be published in full

Feb 8th 2017, 6:25 AM 8,760 Views 37 Comments

The former High Court judge was tasked with reviewing the situation after two protected disclosures were made to Frances Fitzgerald by gardaí in last October.

# whistleblowers - Monday 23 January, 2017

'I'm not aware of any campaign to discredit any individual' - Nóirín O'Sullivan
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

'I'm not aware of any campaign to discredit any individual' - Nóirín O'Sullivan

Jan 23rd 2017, 11:54 AM 10,780 Views 42 Comments

The Garda Commissioner has been speaking out ahead of the launch of a new Garda code of ethics this morning.

# whistleblowers - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Tánaiste seeks legal advice on Garda whistleblowers report
# Protected Disclosures
# Protected Disclosures

Tánaiste seeks legal advice on Garda whistleblowers report

Dec 7th 2016, 9:55 PM 12,050 Views 30 Comments

A former High Court judge was tasked with reviewing the situation after two protected disclosures were made to Frances Fitzgerald by gardaí in October.

# whistleblowers - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Clare Daly reveals that six more Garda whistleblowers are coming forward
# Protective Disclosure
# Protective Disclosure

Clare Daly reveals that six more Garda whistleblowers are coming forward

Nov 10th 2016, 8:28 PM 11,209 Views 0 Comments

Daly also said the judge reviewing allegations about an orchestrated smear campaign has not made contact with the whistleblowers involved.

Alan Shatter wins appeal to challenge Guerin report
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Alan Shatter wins appeal to challenge Guerin report

Nov 10th 2016, 11:01 AM 7,066 Views 24 Comments

The report focussed on Shatter’s handling of complaints made by Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe.

# whistleblowers - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

'I didn't promote my bridesmaid... I didn't have one': Nóirín O'Sullivan faces tough questions
# Gardai In Crisis
# Gardai In Crisis

'I didn't promote my bridesmaid... I didn't have one': Nóirín O'Sullivan faces tough questions

Oct 12th 2016, 12:00 PM 48,038 Views 83 Comments

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly were frustrated by the Commissioner’s last of clarity in some of her answers.

# whistleblowers - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Explainer: What exactly does Ireland do to protect whistleblowers?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Explainer: What exactly does Ireland do to protect whistleblowers?

Oct 8th 2016, 9:30 AM 921 Views 62 Comments

Those who choose to do the right thing can become victimised and ostracised, as we have seen in An Garda Síochána.

# whistleblowers - Friday 7 October, 2016

High Court judge to investigate allegations of wrongdoing related to whistleblower disclosures
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

High Court judge to investigate allegations of wrongdoing related to whistleblower disclosures

Oct 7th 2016, 6:55 PM 9,228 Views 29 Comments

The inquiry will look into allegations of “wrongdoing” concerning recent disclosures.

# whistleblowers - Thursday 6 October, 2016

'Something is rotten in the state of Denmark': What is happening with the gardaí now?
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

'Something is rotten in the state of Denmark': What is happening with the gardaí now?

Oct 6th 2016, 6:37 PM 30,254 Views 50 Comments

Another controversy raises its head as embattled Commissioner looks on.

# whistleblowers - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Social media use at priest training college to be reviewed after 'gay culture' allegations
# Maynooth
# Maynooth

Social media use at priest training college to be reviewed after 'gay culture' allegations

Aug 24th 2016, 1:35 PM 14,479 Views 79 Comments

The procedures for handing whistleblowers will also be looked at.

# whistleblowers - Monday 15 August, 2016

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly launch Nama whistleblowing website
# Namaleaks
# Namaleaks

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly launch Nama whistleblowing website

Aug 15th 2016, 4:20 PM 24,758 Views 119 Comments

Wallace said namaleaks.com is “the first of its kind in Ireland, both in terms of security and anonymity”.

# whistleblowers - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Martin Kenny has met GSOC over his Garda malpractice allegations
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Martin Kenny has met GSOC over his Garda malpractice allegations

May 31st 2016, 8:04 PM 9,768 Views 21 Comments

Last week, Martin Kenny put forward a number of claims in the Dáil over alleged Garda malpractice in the Sligo-Leitrim district.

# whistleblowers - Sunday 29 May, 2016

PAC chairman reveals secret Bewley's car park meeting with Garda commissioner
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

PAC chairman reveals secret Bewley's car park meeting with Garda commissioner

May 29th 2016, 2:20 PM 37,083 Views 156 Comments

John McGuinness claims that meeting was about Maurice McCabe.

# whistleblowers - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Their stories aren't new, but you're about to hear a lot more about these OTHER garda whistleblowers
# Keogh And Harrison
# Keogh And Harrison

Their stories aren't new, but you're about to hear a lot more about these OTHER garda whistleblowers

May 24th 2016, 6:05 AM 36,481 Views 73 Comments

The stories of gardaí Nicky Keogh and Keith Harrison are starting to get a lot more attention.

# whistleblowers - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

The Garda Commissioner, the transcripts, the tape and the unanswered questions
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

The Garda Commissioner, the transcripts, the tape and the unanswered questions

May 18th 2016, 10:10 AM 24,875 Views 93 Comments

Garda Nóirín O’Sullivan and Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald had a difficult night.

# whistleblowers - Monday 9 May, 2016

It's two weeks on the minister's desk but we're still waiting for the garda whistleblower report
# O'Higgins Report
# O'Higgins Report

It's two weeks on the minister's desk but we're still waiting for the garda whistleblower report

May 9th 2016, 6:30 PM 15,020 Views 109 Comments

The government says the Attorney General is examining its contents first.

# whistleblowers - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Lacey gets Challenge semi with Owens and Poite in charge for Champions Cup
# Whistleblowers
From The42
# Whistleblowers

Lacey gets Challenge semi with Owens and Poite in charge for Champions Cup

Apr 14th 2016, 5:02 PM 4,274 Views 7 Comments

EPCR have announced the referees for the European semi-finals weekend.

# whistleblowers - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

'I watched this man bleed out. He was rolling on the ground and I imagined his last moments'
# Column
# Column

'I watched this man bleed out. He was rolling on the ground and I imagined his last moments'

Dec 29th 2015, 7:30 PM 52 Views 21 Comments

The drone programme has been referred to as a “global assassination campaign” that has murdered over 4,000 people, writes Julien Mercille.

# whistleblowers - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Former US drone operators: 'The innocent civilians we killed only fuelled the terrorism of ISIS'
# Backfire
# Backfire

Former US drone operators: 'The innocent civilians we killed only fuelled the terrorism of ISIS'

Nov 19th 2015, 11:29 PM 21,791 Views 91 Comments

Read the extraordinary open letter to Barack Obama, written by four US Air Force whistleblowers.

# whistleblowers - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Garcès to take charge of Ireland's crucial Six Nations opener against Wales
# Men In The Middle
From The42
# Men In The Middle

Garcès to take charge of Ireland's crucial Six Nations opener against Wales

Nov 11th 2015, 3:46 PM 6,727 Views 27 Comments

Tournament rookie Angus Gardiner will hold the whistle for Ireland’s home meeting against Italy.

# whistleblowers - Thursday 29 October, 2015

MEPs vote to welcome "human rights defender" Edward Snowden in Europe
# Bienvenue
# Bienvenue

MEPs vote to welcome "human rights defender" Edward Snowden in Europe

Oct 29th 2015, 7:38 PM 16,863 Views 56 Comments

Irish MEPs voted 6-4 in favour of the resolution, which Snowden himself has called a “game-changer.”

# whistleblowers - Sunday 19 July, 2015

This robot was built to do one thing... hitch-hiking
# Going Solo
# Going Solo

This robot was built to do one thing... hitch-hiking

Jul 19th 2015, 12:00 PM 7,730 Views 6 Comments

Independent robot that don’t need no man.

# whistleblowers - Friday 23 January, 2015

'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 25,866 Views 81 Comments

A new report claims points are still being unfairly cancelled.

# whistleblowers - Friday 19 December, 2014

Dysfunctional garda district at the heart of Guerin Report to face detailed probe
# Under The Spotlight
# Under The Spotlight

Dysfunctional garda district at the heart of Guerin Report to face detailed probe

Dec 19th 2014, 11:01 PM 20,260 Views 16 Comments

The terms of reference for the investigation have been published.

# whistleblowers - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Frances Fitzgerald: It's 'regrettable' that no TDs showed up to discuss Garda reform Bill
# Gsoc
# Gsoc

Frances Fitzgerald: It's 'regrettable' that no TDs showed up to discuss Garda reform Bill

Oct 21st 2014, 8:05 PM 17,578 Views 50 Comments

The new Bill gives greater powers to GSOC.

# whistleblowers - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Garda whistleblower: The way I was treated destroyed me, my career, and my family
# PAC
# PAC

Garda whistleblower: The way I was treated destroyed me, my career, and my family

Oct 2nd 2014, 6:40 PM 21,647 Views 23 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee has published its report into the penalty points system today.

# whistleblowers - Monday 15 September, 2014

Maurice McCabe will meet senior Gardaí today over new penalty points claims
# Fly On The Wall
# Fly On The Wall

Maurice McCabe will meet senior Gardaí today over new penalty points claims

Sep 15th 2014, 1:38 PM 10,913 Views 38 Comments

GSOC has opened an investigation into the claims.

# whistleblowers - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Gardaí, Microsoft and Hello Kitty: The week in numbers
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Gardaí, Microsoft and Hello Kitty: The week in numbers

Jul 19th 2014, 7:30 PM 7,486 Views 10 Comments

Plus: At what age do people begin to feel most confident about their looks?

# whistleblowers - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Whistleblower protection legislation comes into effect today
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Whistleblower protection legislation comes into effect today

Jul 15th 2014, 6:00 AM 4,533 Views 10 Comments

The Protected Disclosures Act 2014 covers all employees, including gardaí and members of the Defence Forces.

# whistleblowers - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

'It's like an army general giving orders: You do what you're told' - Varadkar
# Reshuffle
# Reshuffle

'It's like an army general giving orders: You do what you're told' - Varadkar

Jul 2nd 2014, 11:39 AM 13,271 Views 27 Comments

The Transport Minister has been talking about the upcoming reshuffle, the Rugby World Cup and why he prefers Frances Fitzgerald to Alan Shatter.

# whistleblowers - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

I wouldn't have treated whistleblowers that way --- Garda Inspectorate Chief
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

I wouldn't have treated whistleblowers that way --- Garda Inspectorate Chief

Jun 17th 2014, 11:27 AM 3,906 Views 5 Comments

Robert Olson is highlighting wider problems in the force, saying this morning that “culture is something you don’t change with a couple of policies and it’s fixed next week”.

# whistleblowers - Thursday 12 June, 2014

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 6,077 Views 13 Comments

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

What makes someone eligible for a medical card?
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

What makes someone eligible for a medical card?

Jun 12th 2014, 9:00 AM 8,330 Views 13 Comments

Tony O’Brien, Director General of the HSE, will give the lowdown to the PAC this morning.

# whistleblowers - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Guards being able to investigate guards is 'questionable' - GSOC chief
# Justice Committee
# Justice Committee

Guards being able to investigate guards is 'questionable' - GSOC chief

May 14th 2014, 11:32 AM 5,834 Views 43 Comments

Simon O’Brien said that the organisation’s remit should be “fundamentally reset” so it can “actively seek resolutions to issues and provide feedback to gardaí to bring about change”.

How does a lack of oversight within an Garda Síochána affect Travellers?
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

How does a lack of oversight within an Garda Síochána affect Travellers?

May 14th 2014, 9:00 AM 11,300 Views 49 Comments

Today the Justice Committee will examine how various groups are impacted by transparency issues within the force.

# whistleblowers - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Taoiseach and Justice Minister apologise to Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe
# Guerin Report
# Guerin Report

Taoiseach and Justice Minister apologise to Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe

May 13th 2014, 10:45 PM 18,256 Views 65 Comments

The Taoiseach said that he was sorry that matters raised by McCabe weren’t dealt with sooner, words echoed by Frances Fitzgerald a short time later.

# whistleblowers - Friday 9 May, 2014

A young female Garda was sexually harassed at Bailieboro - but a Superintendent 'refused' to deal with it
# Guerin Report
# Guerin Report

A young female Garda was sexually harassed at Bailieboro - but a Superintendent 'refused' to deal with it

May 9th 2014, 10:44 PM 64,590 Views 99 Comments

The Guerin Report found that Gardaí had taken “all appropriate steps” to deal with the case.

Explainer: What is the Guerin report and why was it needed?
# Guerin Report
# Guerin Report

Explainer: What is the Guerin report and why was it needed?

May 9th 2014, 10:44 PM 19,769 Views 28 Comments

It’s already brought down a Minister for Justice before it was even published, but what is the Guerin Report about?

"It’s very easy to have an establishment view." Minister wants open competition for top Garda job
# Guerin Report
# Guerin Report

"It’s very easy to have an establishment view." Minister wants open competition for top Garda job

May 9th 2014, 4:20 PM 10,569 Views 30 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald also says she will “take lessons” from the criticisms of her predecessor Alan Shatter.