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#Whistleblowers

# whistleblowers - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Damien Kiberd: Are whistleblowers saints? The ethics can be complicated.
# Stranger Than Fiction
# Stranger Than Fiction

Damien Kiberd: Are whistleblowers saints? The ethics can be complicated.

Feb 2nd 2014, 8:00 AM 460 Views 24 Comments

As Ireland has discovered following the row over the cancellation of penalty points for motoring offences, the ethics of whistleblowing can be most complicated, writes Damien Kiberd.

# whistleblowers - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Garda whistleblower will speak to PAC today...but you won't be able to watch
# Behind Closed Doors
# Behind Closed Doors

Garda whistleblower will speak to PAC today...but you won't be able to watch

Jan 30th 2014, 7:15 AM 4,263 Views 30 Comments

Garda sergeant Maurice McCabe will speak to TDs in private session later today.

# whistleblowers - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Column: Shatter's focus is on whistleblowers themselves, rather than their allegations
# Garda Whistleblowers
# Garda Whistleblowers

Column: Shatter's focus is on whistleblowers themselves, rather than their allegations

Jan 28th 2014, 12:29 PM 33 Views 41 Comments

The investigation into the penalty point controversy is minimising the independence of the Garda Ombudsman: the body won’t have autonomous access to the PULSE system or any remit to examine the Commissioner’s role, writes Mick Wallace TD.

We'll find out later today if a serving garda sergeant will appear before the PAC
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

We'll find out later today if a serving garda sergeant will appear before the PAC

Jan 28th 2014, 6:15 AM 3,853 Views 17 Comments

But Maurice McCabe’s possible appearance before members of the Public Accounts Committee could yet end-up in the courts.

# whistleblowers - Friday 24 January, 2014

Callinan has “no difficulty” in providing information to PAC
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Callinan has “no difficulty” in providing information to PAC

Jan 24th 2014, 10:50 PM 11,943 Views 55 Comments

The Commissioner said that he would not discuss the issue of serving sergeant Maurice McCabe appearing before the PAC.

# whistleblowers - Thursday 23 January, 2014

# whistleblowers - Friday 18 October, 2013

Snowden insists Russia has no access to NSA files
# SNOWDEN
# SNOWDEN

Snowden insists Russia has no access to NSA files

Oct 18th 2013, 8:32 AM 5,425 Views 31 Comments

In an interview with The New York Times, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden says that he did not take any documents with him to Moscow.

# whistleblowers - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Whistleblowers could get up to five years' pay if dismissed unfairly
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Whistleblowers could get up to five years' pay if dismissed unfairly

Jul 3rd 2013, 1:59 PM 4,848 Views 20 Comments

Newly-published bill concerning employees who report wrongdoing outlines extra measures to protect them.

# whistleblowers - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Greater protections for whistleblowers after penalty points furore
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Greater protections for whistleblowers after penalty points furore

May 22nd 2013, 1:13 PM 7,157 Views 31 Comments

Eamon Gilmore said that legislation is currently being drawn up which will be put before government shortly.

# whistleblowers - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Column: Secrecy has led to shameful practices in Ireland - whistle-blower law is needed now
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Secrecy has led to shameful practices in Ireland - whistle-blower law is needed now

Feb 7th 2013, 7:00 AM 112 Views 21 Comments

If the economic downturn has taught us anything, it is the importance of exposing systemic wrong doing, writes Louise Bayliss.

# whistleblowers - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Shatter: Allegations on penalty points concern only 'small minority' of cases
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Shatter: Allegations on penalty points concern only 'small minority' of cases

Dec 11th 2012, 3:01 PM 5,641 Views 48 Comments

The justice minister says fewer than 300 alleged driving offences are being questioned, out of a total of almost 1.5 million.

# whistleblowers - Friday 7 December, 2012

Garda Commissioner: Investigation into penalty points cancellations will be 'rigorous'
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Garda Commissioner: Investigation into penalty points cancellations will be 'rigorous'

Dec 7th 2012, 11:18 AM 11,215 Views 82 Comments

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan said there was “no question” that a culture of non-enforcement of penalties was being tolerated by the Gardaí.

# whistleblowers - Monday 27 February, 2012

Government publishes draft legislation aimed at protecting whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Government publishes draft legislation aimed at protecting whistleblowers

Feb 27th 2012, 6:30 PM 2,412 Views 12 Comments

The final legislation is expected to be published by Minister Brendan Howlin later this year.

# whistleblowers - Monday 20 February, 2012

Draft legislation to protect whistleblowers to be published
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Draft legislation to protect whistleblowers to be published

Feb 20th 2012, 1:34 PM 1,453 Views 19 Comments

The proposed legislation would extend protection to public and private sector workers seeking to expose wrongdoing.

# whistleblowers - Monday 30 January, 2012

Cabinet to discuss protection for whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Cabinet to discuss protection for whistleblowers

Jan 30th 2012, 3:49 PM 1,353 Views 8 Comments

The issue of whistleblowers, which is contained in the Programme for Government, has been highlighted in recent weeks following the dismissal of Louise Bayliss.

# whistleblowers - Monday 14 November, 2011

Column: Whistleblowers in banking are doing the right thing - but not for themselves
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Whistleblowers in banking are doing the right thing - but not for themselves

Nov 14th 2011, 8:30 PM 17 Views 8 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson finds that those who try to expose problems in the banking sector and would be heroes anywhere else are made pariahs in their world.

# whistleblowers - Monday 22 August, 2011

Former Wikileaks spokesman claims he deleted thousands of files
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Former Wikileaks spokesman claims he deleted thousands of files

Aug 22nd 2011, 3:05 PM 247 Views 0 Comments

Daniel Domscheit-Berg says he destroyed about 3,500 unpublished documents that had been forwarded to the whistleblowing website in order to protect sources.

# whistleblowers - Sunday 12 June, 2011

IFSC whistleblowers reporting financial firms to Cental Bank
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

IFSC whistleblowers reporting financial firms to Cental Bank

Jun 12th 2011, 12:02 PM 461 Views 1 Comment

The allegations centre on certain banks’ funding falling below minimum levels of liquidity that they are required to have in order to operate.

# whistleblowers - Thursday 6 January, 2011

Labour launches reform policy for parliament and laws
# Election 2011
# Election 2011

Labour launches reform policy for parliament and laws

Jan 6th 2011, 4:27 PM 587 Views 0 Comments

Labour’s ‘New Government, Better Government’ policy outlines plans for whistleblowers’ legislation and Seanad abolition.

# whistleblowers - Tuesday 27 July, 2010

Top five: classic leaks and whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers
From The Daily Edge
# Whistleblowers

Top five: classic leaks and whistleblowers

Jul 27th 2010, 5:08 PM 416 Views 1 Comment

In the aftermath of the Wikileaks Afghanistan drama, we remember five other shock disclosures.

# whistleblowers - Tuesday 13 July, 2010

Martin Sludden and Howard Webb both receive death threats
# Whistleblowers
From The42
# Whistleblowers

Martin Sludden and Howard Webb both receive death threats

Jul 13th 2010, 12:14 PM 2,621 Views 2 Comments

Who’d be a ref?