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# Whistleblowers

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Political turmoil over the Maurice McCabe whistleblowing smears
Pressure is increasing on government ministers and Tusla over who knew what about the Maurice McCabe story.
Howlin says whistleblower Maurice McCabe 'expressed gratitude' for his intervention yesterday
Pressure is mounting on the Garda Commissioner to step aside while the inquiry is ongoing.
RTÉ has been dragged into the Garda whistleblower mire
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
Sometimes they can be difficult to digest.
Garda whistleblower report will not be published in full
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.
'I'm not aware of any campaign to discredit any individual' - Nóirín O'Sullivan
The Garda Commissioner has been speaking out ahead of the launch of a new Garda code of ethics this morning.
Tánaiste seeks legal advice on Garda whistleblowers report
A former High Court judge was tasked with reviewing the situation after two protected disclosures were made to Frances Fitzgerald by gardaí in October.
Clare Daly reveals that six more Garda whistleblowers are coming forward
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
The report focussed on Shatter’s handling of complaints made by Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe.
'I didn't promote my bridesmaid... I didn't have one': Nóirín O'Sullivan faces tough questions
Mick Wallace and Clare Daly were frustrated by the Commissioner’s last of clarity in some of her answers.
Explainer: What exactly does Ireland do to protect whistleblowers?
Those who choose to do the right thing can become victimised and ostracised, as we have seen in An Garda Síochána.
High Court judge to investigate allegations of wrongdoing related to whistleblower disclosures
The inquiry will look into allegations of “wrongdoing” concerning recent disclosures.
'Something is rotten in the state of Denmark': What is happening with the gardaí now?
Another controversy raises its head as embattled Commissioner looks on.
Social media use at priest training college to be reviewed after 'gay culture' allegations
The procedures for handing whistleblowers will also be looked at.
Mick Wallace and Clare Daly launch Nama whistleblowing website
Wallace said is “the first of its kind in Ireland, both in terms of security and anonymity”.
Martin Kenny has met GSOC over his Garda malpractice allegations
Last week, Martin Kenny put forward a number of claims in the Dáil over alleged Garda malpractice in the Sligo-Leitrim district.
PAC chairman reveals secret Bewley's car park meeting with Garda commissioner
John McGuinness claims that meeting was about Maurice McCabe.
Their stories aren't new, but you're about to hear a lot more about these OTHER garda whistleblowers
The stories of gardaí Nicky Keogh and Keith Harrison are starting to get a lot more attention.
The Garda Commissioner, the transcripts, the tape and the unanswered questions
Garda Nóirín O’Sullivan and Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald had a difficult night.
It's two weeks on the minister's desk but we're still waiting for the garda whistleblower report
The government says the Attorney General is examining its contents first.
Lacey gets Challenge semi with Owens and Poite in charge for Champions Cup
EPCR have announced the referees for the European semi-finals weekend.
'I watched this man bleed out. He was rolling on the ground and I imagined his last moments'
The drone programme has been referred to as a “global assassination campaign” that has murdered over 4,000 people, writes Julien Mercille.
Former US drone operators: 'The innocent civilians we killed only fuelled the terrorism of ISIS'
Read the extraordinary open letter to Barack Obama, written by four US Air Force whistleblowers.
Garcès to take charge of Ireland's crucial Six Nations opener against Wales
Tournament rookie Angus Gardiner will hold the whistle for Ireland’s home meeting against Italy.
MEPs vote to welcome "human rights defender" Edward Snowden in Europe
Irish MEPs voted 6-4 in favour of the resolution, which Snowden himself has called a “game-changer.”
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Independent robot that don’t need no man.
'There is no hiding place for anyone who cancelled penalty points'
A new report claims points are still being unfairly cancelled.
Dysfunctional garda district at the heart of Guerin Report to face detailed probe
The terms of reference for the investigation have been published.
Frances Fitzgerald: It's 'regrettable' that no TDs showed up to discuss Garda reform Bill
The new Bill gives greater powers to GSOC.
Garda whistleblower: The way I was treated destroyed me, my career, and my family
The Public Accounts Committee has published its report into the penalty points system today.
Maurice McCabe will meet senior Gardaí today over new penalty points claims
GSOC has opened an investigation into the claims.
Gardaí, Microsoft and Hello Kitty: The week in numbers
Plus: At what age do people begin to feel most confident about their looks?
Whistleblower protection legislation comes into effect today
The Protected Disclosures Act 2014 covers all employees, including gardaí and members of the Defence Forces.
'It's like an army general giving orders: You do what you're told' - Varadkar
The Transport Minister has been talking about the upcoming reshuffle, the Rugby World Cup and why he prefers Frances Fitzgerald to Alan Shatter.
I wouldn't have treated whistleblowers that way --- Garda Inspectorate Chief
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”.
How should TDs and Senators deal with whistleblowers? Here's some advice they got...
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?
Tony O’Brien, Director General of the HSE, will give the lowdown to the PAC this morning.
Guards being able to investigate guards is 'questionable' - GSOC chief
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?
Today the Justice Committee will examine how various groups are impacted by transparency issues within the force.
Taoiseach and Justice Minister apologise to Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe
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.