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Opinion: GSOC has made a difference - but it needs reform
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Opinion: GSOC has made a difference - but it needs reform

Jul 7th 2021, 7:00 AM 9,383 Views 11 Comments

DCU’s Dr Vicky Conway looks at the development of GSOC since its creation, ahead of a new study of complainants’ experiences with the body.

Garda hit with monetary sanction after intruder confronted President in Áras an Uachtaráin
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Garda hit with monetary sanction after intruder confronted President in Áras an Uachtaráin

Jun 25th 2021, 10:06 PM 111,183 Views 70 Comments

The person entered the building unchallenged and spoke to President Michael D Higgins in “an aggressive manner”.

Gardaí report 47 incidents involving tasers and stun devices last year including one on a dog
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Gardaí report 47 incidents involving tasers and stun devices last year including one on a dog

Apr 7th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,658 Views 0 Comments

A log of one incident in Cork in August said the person had injuries to their hands, arm, and face that had been self-inflicted.

GSOC investigation launched after man and garda hospitalised following crash in Longford
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GSOC investigation launched after man and garda hospitalised following crash in Longford

Mar 22nd 2021, 10:36 PM 20,265 Views 4 Comments

The incident happened at the Ardnacassa estate at around 4pm.

USB key sent by Gsoc to garda internal affairs 'went missing after being sent in the post'
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USB key sent by Gsoc to garda internal affairs 'went missing after being sent in the post'

Mar 21st 2021, 4:42 PM 44,021 Views 0 Comments

The data breach was one of 29 reported by the Garda Ombudsman over the past two years.

GSOC investigating as pedestrian left in 'critical condition' after being struck by car in Limerick
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# Ballinacurra Road

GSOC investigating as pedestrian left in 'critical condition' after being struck by car in Limerick

Updated Mar 9th 2021, 1:10 PM 34,593 Views 9 Comments

The incident happened at approximately 11.20pm yesterday on the Ballinacurra Road.

Gardaí investigating if school withheld information about alleged sexual assault of student
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Gardaí investigating if school withheld information about alleged sexual assault of student

Feb 24th 2021, 12:05 AM 75,277 Views 0 Comments

It is understood that a separate GSOC investigation is also being carried out.

'He needed help, not bullets': George Nkencho's family call for public inquiry ahead of GSOC meeting
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'He needed help, not bullets': George Nkencho's family call for public inquiry ahead of GSOC meeting

Feb 11th 2021, 4:12 PM 20,268 Views 0 Comments

George Nkencho was shot dead by gardaí on 30 December.

George Nkencho's family ask people not to share video of fatal shooting
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George Nkencho's family ask people not to share video of fatal shooting

Updated Dec 31st 2020, 9:58 AM 97,074 Views 0 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee has said the shooting of George Nkencho by gardaí is “extremely traumatic for everybody involved”.

Man dies and another man has life-threatening injuries after collision on N7 in Dublin
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Man dies and another man has life-threatening injuries after collision on N7 in Dublin

Sep 21st 2020, 8:36 AM 37,643 Views 0 Comments

One of the vehicles came to the attention of gardaí prior to the incident so the matter has been referred to GSOC.

Investigation launched after garda member accidentally shoots himself in Dublin
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Investigation launched after garda member accidentally shoots himself in Dublin

Jun 11th 2020, 9:13 PM 130,945 Views 99 Comments

He suffered minor injuries.

Gsoc has received 169 complaints from the public over Covid policing measures
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Gsoc has received 169 complaints from the public over Covid policing measures

Updated Jun 9th 2020, 7:46 PM 26,102 Views 39 Comments

Gardaí have used the new Covid powers over 300 times since March.

Gsoc investigation underway after Garda firearm discharged and two men arrested in Cork
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# Mallow

Gsoc investigation underway after Garda firearm discharged and two men arrested in Cork

May 22nd 2020, 6:45 AM 23,155 Views 9 Comments

The incident happened on the Mitchelstown Road in Mallow at around 8.30pm.

AGSI 'disappointed' to learn of public complaints about gardaí who were not wearing masks
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AGSI 'disappointed' to learn of public complaints about gardaí who were not wearing masks

May 1st 2020, 3:44 PM 29,653 Views 85 Comments

The Garda Ombudsman said it has received more than 70 complaints about enforcement of Covid-19 restrictions.

Garda sanctioned for failing to investigate complaint of sexual assault on a minor in 'timely fashion'
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Garda sanctioned for failing to investigate complaint of sexual assault on a minor in 'timely fashion'

Apr 29th 2020, 7:28 PM 45,609 Views 21 Comments

Details on the case were highlighted in the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission annual report published today.

Varadkar to inquire why GSOC report into Dara Quigley's death has not been shared with the family
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# Justice For Dara

Varadkar to inquire why GSOC report into Dara Quigley's death has not been shared with the family

Nov 13th 2019, 2:28 PM 28,275 Views 35 Comments

A Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission probed the case of Dara Quigley, who killed herself after images were leaked by gardai.

Couple facing trial accused of giving bogus information to GSoc
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Couple facing trial accused of giving bogus information to GSoc

Nov 5th 2019, 2:49 PM 19,847 Views 0 Comments

Judge Bryan Smyth ordered them to appear again in six weeks to indicate a plea.

Garda accused of making a racist remark to suspect has findings against him quashed
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Garda accused of making a racist remark to suspect has findings against him quashed

Oct 29th 2019, 4:29 PM 31,144 Views 0 Comments

Garda Noel Gibbons had strongly denied making the remark, and the case was heard at the High Court today.

Gsoc investigation under way into 'unintentional discharge' of Garda’s firearm
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Gsoc investigation under way into 'unintentional discharge' of Garda’s firearm

Sep 24th 2019, 3:40 PM 16,285 Views 21 Comments

Sources said the incident occurred on the grounds of Mayorstone Park Garda Station last July.

Gsoc investigation underway after garda accidentally shoots himself in the foot
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Gsoc investigation underway after garda accidentally shoots himself in the foot

Jul 19th 2019, 2:45 PM 33,811 Views 87 Comments

The garda was injured yesterday after his weapon discharged accidentally.

Gardaí used pepper spray more than 250 times so far this year
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Gardaí used pepper spray more than 250 times so far this year

Jun 13th 2019, 12:39 PM 11,073 Views 41 Comments

There have been eight instances of Taser use and one report of use of a firearm.

Garda who struck protester with baton during housing demonstration disciplined two years later
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Garda who struck protester with baton during housing demonstration disciplined two years later

Updated Jun 9th 2019, 1:00 AM 59,620 Views 31 Comments

The protest took place at a hotel in Gorey in 2015.

Date set for full inquest into the death of Jastine Valdez's killer
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# Wicklow

Date set for full inquest into the death of Jastine Valdez's killer

Jun 6th 2019, 1:27 PM 15,963 Views 19 Comments

He died from a gunshot wound.

DPP directs no action be taken against detective who shot Jastine Valdez killer
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# Mark Hennessy

DPP directs no action be taken against detective who shot Jastine Valdez killer

Jun 5th 2019, 1:12 PM 24,470 Views 33 Comments

The 24-year-old woman was abducted and murdered by Mark Hennessy in May last year.

Two detectives who lost submachine gun in Dublin should not be disciplined, says Gsoc
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Two detectives who lost submachine gun in Dublin should not be disciplined, says Gsoc

May 24th 2019, 9:33 PM 53,341 Views 77 Comments

The firearm was lost on 10 July 2018 and was handed in to Store Street Garda Station by a member of the public.

Family of boy detained by gardaí lodges complaint with Garda Ombudsman
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Family of boy detained by gardaí lodges complaint with Garda Ombudsman

May 22nd 2019, 3:52 PM 27,998 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred last Sunday evening.

Garda did not investigate rape complaint despite being reminded 15 times
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Garda did not investigate rape complaint despite being reminded 15 times

May 15th 2019, 4:16 PM 99,537 Views 69 Comments

The case was detailed in GSOC’s latest annual report.

GSOC received nearly 2,000 complaints about the conduct of gardaí last year
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GSOC received nearly 2,000 complaints about the conduct of gardaí last year

May 14th 2019, 6:26 PM 12,811 Views 51 Comments

The commission received 24 protected disclosures in 2018.

Superintendents reject Gsoc claim they could be accused of cover-ups in investigations of gardaí
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Superintendents reject Gsoc claim they could be accused of cover-ups in investigations of gardaí

May 8th 2019, 2:01 PM 8,892 Views 18 Comments

Gsoc chairperson Judge Mary Ellen Ring said An Garda Síochana runs the risk of undermining public trust in the force.

Gsoc received 24 new protected disclosures from officers last year - there are now 49 active cases
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Gsoc received 24 new protected disclosures from officers last year - there are now 49 active cases

Apr 2nd 2019, 1:58 PM 7,959 Views 6 Comments

Ten new staff members have been allocated since 2017 to deal exclusively with protected disclosures.

Garda ombudsman notified after man dies following incident at Midlands Regional Hospital
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Garda ombudsman notified after man dies following incident at Midlands Regional Hospital

Mar 25th 2019, 7:56 AM 27,024 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí are understood to have had an interaction with the man before he died.

File sent to unauthorised third party in one of four alleged data breaches at Gsoc
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File sent to unauthorised third party in one of four alleged data breaches at Gsoc

Mar 21st 2019, 6:10 AM 14,222 Views 4 Comments

Gsoc has apologised to one of the men affected by the breach.

Gsoc notified as gardaí launch investigation into death of man in his 40s
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Gsoc notified as gardaí launch investigation into death of man in his 40s

Mar 20th 2019, 9:23 PM 66,402 Views 19 Comments

Gardaí attended an incident at Wolfhill, Co Laois this afternoon at around 3pm.

GSOC investigating car crash in which two men died in Louth
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GSOC investigating car crash in which two men died in Louth

Mar 19th 2019, 7:28 AM 25,694 Views 15 Comments

It is believed gardaí had attempted to stop the vehicle prior to the collision.

Gardaí fail to notify GSOC about more than half of taser discharges within required 48-hour period
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Gardaí fail to notify GSOC about more than half of taser discharges within required 48-hour period

Mar 10th 2019, 8:30 AM 12,462 Views 13 Comments

The requirement was introduced by gardaí in 2010 to help GSOC gather evidence.

Three gardaí facing possible disciplinary action over death of Shane O'Farrell
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Three gardaí facing possible disciplinary action over death of Shane O'Farrell

Feb 13th 2019, 7:37 PM 39,162 Views 56 Comments

“The actions of the Gardaí fell short of what should have happened,” Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan said today.

Government approves scoping inquiry into the hit-and-run death of Shane O’Farrell
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Government approves scoping inquiry into the hit-and-run death of Shane O’Farrell

Feb 5th 2019, 6:07 PM 15,422 Views 8 Comments

In 2011, Shane O’Farrell was struck by a car driven by Zigimantas Gradzuiska.

Family outline 'deep concerns' to Garda Commissioner about son killed in hit-and-run
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# Shane O'Farrell

Family outline 'deep concerns' to Garda Commissioner about son killed in hit-and-run

Jan 4th 2019, 6:03 PM 40,936 Views 45 Comments

O’Farrell was cycling home when he was struck by a car driven by a man who was on bail for offences in both Cavan and Monaghan.

Senior garda suspended pending GSOC investigation
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Senior garda suspended pending GSOC investigation

Jan 4th 2019, 8:30 AM 40,879 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood the decision to suspend the officer was taken by Garda Commissioner Drew Harris.

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