Advertisement
Dublin: 17 °C Monday 20 September, 2021

#Whistleblowers

Guerin, Fennelly, O'Higgins and O'Neill: A quick guide to garda whistleblowing
# Timeline
From TheJournal.ie
# Timeline

Guerin, Fennelly, O'Higgins and O'Neill: A quick guide to garda whistleblowing

Feb 8th 2017, 6:29 PM 9,513 Views 14 Comments

Sometimes they can be difficult to digest.

Garda whistleblower report will not be published in full
# Inquiry
From TheJournal.ie
# Inquiry

Garda whistleblower report will not be published in full

Feb 8th 2017, 6:25 AM 8,765 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.

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

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

Jan 23rd 2017, 11:54 AM 10,782 Views 42 Comments

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
# Protected Disclosures
From TheJournal.ie
# Protected Disclosures

Tánaiste seeks legal advice on Garda whistleblowers report

Dec 7th 2016, 9:55 PM 12,056 Views 29 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.

Clare Daly reveals that six more Garda whistleblowers are coming forward
# Protective Disclosure
From TheJournal.ie
# Protective Disclosure

Clare Daly reveals that six more Garda whistleblowers are coming forward

Nov 10th 2016, 8:28 PM 11,211 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
From TheJournal.ie
# Whistleblowers

Alan Shatter wins appeal to challenge Guerin report

Nov 10th 2016, 11:01 AM 7,076 Views 24 Comments

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
# Gardai In Crisis
From TheJournal.ie
# 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 48,049 Views 83 Comments

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?
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Explainer: What exactly does Ireland do to protect whistleblowers?

Oct 8th 2016, 9:30 AM 924 Views 62 Comments

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
# Inquiry
From TheJournal.ie
# Inquiry

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

Oct 7th 2016, 6:55 PM 9,244 Views 29 Comments

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?
# Whistleblowers
From TheJournal.ie
# Whistleblowers

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

Oct 6th 2016, 6:37 PM 30,310 Views 50 Comments

Another controversy raises its head as embattled Commissioner looks on.

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

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

Aug 24th 2016, 1:35 PM 14,483 Views 79 Comments

The procedures for handing whistleblowers will also be looked at.

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly launch Nama whistleblowing website
# Namaleaks
From TheJournal.ie
# Namaleaks

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly launch Nama whistleblowing website

Aug 15th 2016, 4:20 PM 24,760 Views 119 Comments

Wallace said namaleaks.com 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
# Whistleblowers
From TheJournal.ie
# Whistleblowers

Martin Kenny has met GSOC over his Garda malpractice allegations

May 31st 2016, 8:04 PM 9,777 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.

PAC chairman reveals secret Bewley's car park meeting with Garda commissioner
# Whistleblowers
From TheJournal.ie
# Whistleblowers

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

May 29th 2016, 2:20 PM 37,088 Views 156 Comments

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
# Keogh And Harrison
From TheJournal.ie
# 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 36,489 Views 73 Comments

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
# Whistleblowers
From TheJournal.ie
# Whistleblowers

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

May 18th 2016, 10:10 AM 24,877 Views 93 Comments

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
# O'Higgins Report
From TheJournal.ie
# 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 15,022 Views 109 Comments

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

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.

'I watched this man bleed out. He was rolling on the ground and I imagined his last moments'
# Column
From TheJournal.ie
# 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 56 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.

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

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

Nov 19th 2015, 11:29 PM 21,796 Views 91 Comments

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
# 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.

MEPs vote to welcome "human rights defender" Edward Snowden in Europe
# Bienvenue
From TheJournal.ie
# 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.”

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

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

Jul 19th 2015, 12:00 PM 7,732 Views 6 Comments

Independent robot that don’t need no man.

'There is no hiding place for anyone who cancelled penalty points'
# Speeding
From TheJournal.ie
# Speeding

'There is no hiding place for anyone who cancelled penalty points'

Jan 23rd 2015, 9:15 PM 25,872 Views 81 Comments

A new report claims points are still being unfairly cancelled.

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

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

Dec 19th 2014, 11:01 PM 20,263 Views 16 Comments

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
# Gsoc
From TheJournal.ie
# Gsoc

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

Oct 21st 2014, 8:05 PM 17,580 Views 50 Comments

The new Bill gives greater powers to GSOC.

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

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

Gardaí, Microsoft and Hello Kitty: The week in numbers
# In Numbers
From TheJournal.ie
# 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?

Whistleblower protection legislation comes into effect today
# Whistleblowers
From TheJournal.ie
# 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.

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

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

Jul 2nd 2014, 11:39 AM 13,273 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.

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

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

Jun 17th 2014, 11:27 AM 3,908 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”.

How should TDs and Senators deal with whistleblowers? Here's some advice they got...
# You Can Blow My Whistle
From TheJournal.ie
# 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
From TheJournal.ie
# Oireachtas Agenda

What makes someone eligible for a medical card?

Jun 12th 2014, 9:00 AM 8,334 Views 13 Comments

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
# Justice Committee
From TheJournal.ie
# Justice Committee

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

May 14th 2014, 11:32 AM 5,841 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
From TheJournal.ie
# Oireachtas Agenda

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

May 14th 2014, 9:00 AM 11,306 Views 49 Comments

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
# Guerin Report
From TheJournal.ie
# Guerin Report

Taoiseach and Justice Minister apologise to Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe

May 13th 2014, 10:45 PM 18,261 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.

A young female Garda was sexually harassed at Bailieboro - but a Superintendent 'refused' to deal with it
# Guerin Report
From TheJournal.ie
# 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 64,604 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
From TheJournal.ie
# Guerin Report

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

May 9th 2014, 10:44 PM 19,794 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
From TheJournal.ie
# 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 10,572 Views 30 Comments

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