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# John Wilson

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# Bribery
Two parents convicted in first trial of US college bribery scandal
Lawyers for the pair argued they believed their payments were legitimate donations.
'There's a risk we'll remember this whole episode as a case of two bad, and one good cop'
Our politicians and government, as well as the media, should be prepared to be far more self-critical and embrace change, writes John Devitt.
# disclosures tribunal
Solicitor for Nóirín O'Sullivan called questioning of Maurice McCabe's credibility 'political dynamite'
The Disclosures Tribunal heard evidence from solicitor Annmarie Ryan from the Chief State Solicitor’s Office
# Courts
7-year-old girl who saw her father shot dead at her Dublin home describes what happened
“I feel a little bit sad and a little happy because my dad is away from the bad boys now,” the girl wrote in her statement which was read out in court.
# Cavan
Garda whistleblower arrested at water meter protest
John Wilson was held for five hours.
# rock the vote
NUI Galway Students' Union to hold referendum on cannabis legalisation
Luke Ming Flanagan and Garda whistleblower John Wilson will speak at an information night ahead of the vote.
# Speeding
'There is no hiding place for anyone who cancelled penalty points'
A new report claims points are still being unfairly cancelled.
# open competition
'Noirin O'Sullivan should step down from Garda Commissioner race', says Garda whistleblower
Whistleblower John Wilson says the acting Garda Commissioner ‘cannot detach herself from the gross dysfunctionality in the garda report’.
# Support
A Garda whistleblower is backing MEP's legal battle with Phil Hogan
Garda whistleblower John Wilson has said he will fund raise for Nessa Childer’s legal costs in the case that Phil Hogan proceeds with threatened action.
# Prime Numbers
Eamon Dunphy, Trinity College, and Auschwitz: The week in numbers
Plus: What percentage of people think the Irish economy will get better in the coming year?
# Penalty Points
Gardaí didn't serve over 640,000 summonses between 2009 and 2012 - whistleblower
John Wilson blasted the lack of accountability in the penalty points system.
# You can blow my whistle
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.
# Allegations
Garda whistleblower has 'very constructive' meeting with Fitzgerald
Wilson said he and the Justice 4 All group outlined a number of serious allegations and the minister said she would now look at mechanisms needed to address these concerns.
# Whistleblower
'I told her to ring Maurice McCabe': John Wilson shook hands with the Garda Commissioner today
Noirín O’Sullivan shook hands and chatted with whistleblower and former garda John Wilson outside Leinster House today.
# the final whistle
'The government treats people like gobshites' - John Wilson
The former garda welcomed Eamon Gilmore’s resignation as Labour leader, describing him as “arrogant”.
# Shatter resigns
Garda whistleblower: Shatter had become a liability
John Wilson said that while he took no pleasure in Alan Shatter’s demise, he felt it was the right outcome.
# Cavan
Garda whistleblower John Wilson drops out of local election race because of ill health
The former garda said he was not physically strong enough to run in the elections.
# Luke Ming Flanagan
Ming: I was followed by an unmarked Garda car... and so was John Wilson
Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan said he and John Wilson were under surveillance by an unmarked Garda car when they visited GSOC offices this morning to make the organisation aware of new allegations of corruption within the force.
# whisteblowers
More serving gardaí have made 'serious allegations of malpractice and corruption'
Whisteblower John Wilson has also called for GSOC to be completely reformed.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Everyone’s been talking about John Joe Nevin, Martin McGuinness, and the IFTAs…
# Gardagate
Garda whistleblower: Alan Shatter's behaviour has been deplorable
In an interview on The Late Late Show, John Wilson questioned why fellow whistleblower Maurice McCabe’s access to the PULSE system is now being reviewed.
# Gardagate
Leo Varadkar is 'concerned' that the gardaí allegedly wanted to destroy tapes
The Minister for Transport also says that the opposition have “got it all wrong” by focusing on Shatter and not the gardaí.
# Penalty Points
GSOC unsure if it can investigate claims a judge put pressure on whistleblower
GSOC said it is examining whether they can investigate the accusations under their remit.
# Gardagate
GardaGate: Here’s everything we learned today, what it means and the questions that remain
Here are the dozen things you need to know about the extraordinary events of the past few hours…
# Long Time Coming
Here's what whistleblower John Wilson thinks of Alan Shatter's apology
He says he’s glad the Minister corrected the record of the Dáil — and he’s calling for his former colleague Maurice McCabe to be allowed access to PULSE again.
# Whistleblowers
WATCH: Alan Shatter apologises to the garda whistleblowers
Sorry…not the hardest word, it seems.
# Whistleblowers
Timeline: The eight weeks that led to Martin Callinan’s resignation
The Garda Commissioner was widely criticised for labelling the actions of whistleblowers “disgusting”.
# Penalty Points
Garda whistleblowers' use of PULSE system criticised by Data Commissioner
The Garda Commissioner has said he shares the concerns “and I have expressed my disquiet about this publically on several occasions”.
# garda whistleblowers
The Tánaiste thinks the Garda Commissioner should withdraw ‘disgusting’ remark
Several government ministers have now called on the Garda Commissioner to withdraw his remarks that the actions of two garda whistleblowers were disgusting.
# garda whistleblowers
Varadkar says Callinan should withdraw ‘disgusting’ remarks – but gardaí say he won’t
Leo Varadkar has said that Martin Callinan should withdraw remarks that the actions of two garda whistleblowers were “disgusting”.
# Election 2014
‘I’m up against it’: Garda whistleblower to run in local elections
The former garda’s revelations about penalty-point terminations in 2012 are now the subject of an official inquiry.
# Shatter-gate
Explainer: Why is Alan Shatter under pressure – and will he survive? explores the background to the current controversy surrounding the Justice Minister, the questions that remain and what’s likely to happen next.
# John Wilson
Gardaí who suspect wrongdoing in force should approach TDs --- whistleblower
John Wilson says members of the force have “nobody to turn to” following the sacking yesterday of Confidential Recipient Oliver Connolly.
# Penalty Points
We'll find out later today if a serving garda sergeant will appear before the PAC
But Maurice McCabe’s possible appearance before members of the Public Accounts Committee could yet end-up in the courts.
# John Wilson
Whistleblower wants an independent inquiry into penalty points allegations
John Wilson asked “who has the right to terminate four speeding tickets in one day?”.
# Breffni Star
The Greek scholar and future Tánaiste who played for Cavan in an All-Ireland final
A new book ‘The Fairytale In New York’ looks back at the famous final in 1947 and the life of Cavan’s John Wilson.
# Gangland
Three men released in John Wilson murder investigation
One man is still being held in Clondalkin in connection with the case.
# Shooting
Man to be charged over John Wilson murder
The accused, a man in his 30s, is due before the courts tomorrow morning.