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Guerin report which cost Shatter job is revealed
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Guerin report which cost Shatter job is revealed

May 9th 2014, 12:44 PM 19,848 Views 50 Comments

The report recommends: The entire bail process, nine Garda investigations and the whole management of whistleblower complaints should be thoroughly probed in upcoming inquiry.

Alan Shatter has resigned as Justice, Equality and Defence Minister
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Alan Shatter has resigned as Justice, Equality and Defence Minister

May 7th 2014, 10:47 PM 45,865 Views 276 Comments

The Taoiseach made the announcement to the Dáil this afternoon.

'Dear Enda....' Here is Alan Shatter's resignation letter
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'Dear Enda....' Here is Alan Shatter's resignation letter

May 7th 2014, 5:14 PM 25,493 Views 47 Comments

Shatter told the Taoiseach he’s leaving to help avoid controversy for the Government.

Gardaí will be covered by whistleblower legislation
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Gardaí will be covered by whistleblower legislation

May 6th 2014, 4:30 PM 4,207 Views 8 Comments

The move will also see the abolition of the current confidential recipient system.

Garda whistleblower: Alan Shatter's behaviour has been deplorable
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Garda whistleblower: Alan Shatter's behaviour has been deplorable

Apr 5th 2014, 7:40 AM 15,898 Views 117 Comments

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.

'What happened here is very clear': Fine Gael backbenchers got an interesting Gardagate FAQ
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'What happened here is very clear': Fine Gael backbenchers got an interesting Gardagate FAQ

Apr 2nd 2014, 7:18 PM 13,276 Views 50 Comments

An email was sent to Fine Gael TDs, Senators and MEPs last week dealing with questions about the ongoing controversy surrounding the Minister for Justice and the gardaí.

Whistleblowers have been vital in undercovering secrets in Ireland, says Observer editor
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Whistleblowers have been vital in undercovering secrets in Ireland, says Observer editor

Apr 2nd 2014, 6:40 AM 5,602 Views 6 Comments

John Mulholland, the Dublin-born editor of the Observer, said that the Edward Snowden story had opened people’s eyes to issues around journalistic security.

Leo Varadkar is 'concerned' that the gardaí allegedly wanted to destroy tapes
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Leo Varadkar is 'concerned' that the gardaí allegedly wanted to destroy tapes

Mar 31st 2014, 1:09 PM 9,453 Views 56 Comments

The Minister for Transport also says that the opposition have “got it all wrong” by focusing on Shatter and not the gardaí.

Column: Pride, arrogance and the impotence of political leadership in GardaGate
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Column: Pride, arrogance and the impotence of political leadership in GardaGate

Mar 29th 2014, 8:00 AM 86 Views 33 Comments

This is the arrogant nature of permanent government. It gets too used to running the show and always being right, writes Aaron McKenna.

Shatter officials deny telling Callinan that he could not withdraw ‘disgusting’ remark
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Shatter officials deny telling Callinan that he could not withdraw ‘disgusting’ remark

Mar 27th 2014, 11:03 PM 16,177 Views 72 Comments

The Department of Justice has responded to claims that ex-Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan’s withdrawal of the infamous ‘disgusting’ remark was delayed on the advice of Alan Shatter’s officials.

GardaGate: Here’s everything we learned today, what it means and the questions that remain
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GardaGate: Here’s everything we learned today, what it means and the questions that remain

Mar 26th 2014, 11:15 PM 21,203 Views 62 Comments

Here are the dozen things you need to know about the extraordinary events of the past few hours…

WATCH: Alan Shatter apologises to the garda whistleblowers
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WATCH: Alan Shatter apologises to the garda whistleblowers

Mar 26th 2014, 5:35 PM 18,059 Views 125 Comments

Sorry…not the hardest word, it seems.

The Gardaí ‘did not do enough’ to engage with whistleblowers: Enda Kenny
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The Gardaí ‘did not do enough’ to engage with whistleblowers: Enda Kenny

Mar 26th 2014, 1:40 PM 8,092 Views 43 Comments

During leaders’ questions, Micheál Martin accused Kenny of ‘sacking’ Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan.

Timeline: The eight weeks that led to Martin Callinan’s resignation
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Timeline: The eight weeks that led to Martin Callinan’s resignation

Mar 25th 2014, 2:00 PM 8,177 Views 28 Comments

The Garda Commissioner was widely criticised for labelling the actions of whistleblowers “disgusting”.

IN FULL: Martin Callinan's statement on his 'decision to retire'
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IN FULL: Martin Callinan's statement on his 'decision to retire'

Mar 25th 2014, 12:23 PM 14,167 Views 63 Comments

“In the best interests of An Garda Síochána and my family, I have decided to retire.”

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan has resigned
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Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan has resigned

Mar 25th 2014, 9:44 AM 33,377 Views 244 Comments

Martin Callinan said his decision is in the best interest of his family and the force.

Whistleblowers, alcohol-related public order offences and trade secrets
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Whistleblowers, alcohol-related public order offences and trade secrets

Mar 25th 2014, 9:00 AM 7,912 Views 5 Comments

Everything happening in Leinster House today.

Callinan the name on everyone's lips as Cabinet meets
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Callinan the name on everyone's lips as Cabinet meets

Mar 25th 2014, 8:05 AM 6,763 Views 40 Comments

Martin Callinan is under fire for a remark he made about Garda whistleblowers.

VIDEO: Taoiseach declines to answer questions on Callinan controversy
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VIDEO: Taoiseach declines to answer questions on Callinan controversy

Mar 24th 2014, 2:52 PM 8,256 Views 62 Comments

Journalists had to make do with a brief walk and talk with Enda Kenny in Dublin today.

Whistleblowers 'gagged' under new GP contract, claims IMO
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Whistleblowers 'gagged' under new GP contract, claims IMO

Mar 24th 2014, 2:24 PM 8,123 Views 33 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation said that the Minister for Health is being hypocritical by saying he is in favour of whistleblowers.

Tánaiste: Shatter should ‘clear up’ claims whistleblowers did not cooperate
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Tánaiste: Shatter should ‘clear up’ claims whistleblowers did not cooperate

Mar 24th 2014, 12:30 PM 6,975 Views 54 Comments

Meanwhile, a garda spokesperson has said there are “no plans” for Commissioner Martin Callinan to issue a statement on the controversy surrounding his reference to the whistleblowers’ actions as disgusting.

Micheál Martin thinks Alan Shatter seems to have a huge problem saying: 'I got it wrong'
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Micheál Martin thinks Alan Shatter seems to have a huge problem saying: 'I got it wrong'

Mar 21st 2014, 6:41 PM 6,448 Views 42 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader has said that the Taoiseach is trying to shut down the controversy surrounding remarks made by the Garda Commissioner about two whistleblowers.

The Tánaiste thinks the Garda Commissioner should withdraw ‘disgusting’ remark
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The Tánaiste thinks the Garda Commissioner should withdraw ‘disgusting’ remark

Mar 21st 2014, 2:00 PM 11,591 Views 38 Comments

Several government ministers have now called on the Garda Commissioner to withdraw his remarks that the actions of two garda whistleblowers were disgusting.

Central Bank sets up hotline for bank whistleblowers
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Central Bank sets up hotline for bank whistleblowers

Mar 20th 2014, 10:32 AM 4,884 Views 16 Comments

Officials have promised concerned bankers more firepower and protection when reporting improper practice.

Garda voices on the whistleblower controversy: 'Morale in the force is in the toilet'
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Garda voices on the whistleblower controversy: 'Morale in the force is in the toilet'

Mar 18th 2014, 7:00 AM 13,538 Views 61 Comments

We asked members of the gardaí what impact the whistleblower controversy has had on the force.

From 'Mighty Mouse' to 'Church Mouse': Dara Calleary on Enda Kenny's week
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From 'Mighty Mouse' to 'Church Mouse': Dara Calleary on Enda Kenny's week

Mar 13th 2014, 2:10 PM 6,565 Views 17 Comments

The Fianna Fáil TD said the Taoiseach’s ‘army of spin doctors’ played up Frank Flannery’s resignation but stayed silent on Alan Shatter.

Garda whistleblower says Shatter lives in 'an imaginary world'
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Garda whistleblower says Shatter lives in 'an imaginary world'

Mar 13th 2014, 11:04 AM 10,613 Views 136 Comments

John Wilson said that he believes the majority of Irish people do not support the Justice Minister.

Callinan says he didn't call whistleblowers "disgusting"
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Callinan says he didn't call whistleblowers "disgusting"

Mar 12th 2014, 7:31 PM 13,540 Views 127 Comments

The Garda Commissioner said that he was actually referring to the manner in which sensitive data appeared in the public domain.

There's a new garda confidential recipient... but not for long
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There's a new garda confidential recipient... but not for long

Mar 12th 2014, 5:38 PM 8,677 Views 28 Comments

Retired judge Pat McMahon will vacate the office once it is abolished in the coming weeks.

'Do the honourable thing': Shatter told to apologise to Maurice McCabe
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'Do the honourable thing': Shatter told to apologise to Maurice McCabe

Mar 12th 2014, 1:42 PM 8,624 Views 50 Comments

Micheál Martin said today’s Garda Inspectorate report into penalty points ‘vindicated’ whistleblowers.

Wallace: 'I've heard so many people cry now, it really is heartbreaking stuff'
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Wallace: 'I've heard so many people cry now, it really is heartbreaking stuff'

Mar 1st 2014, 1:05 PM 21,732 Views 86 Comments

Since this week’s publicity surrounding the gardaí, Mick Wallace said more people have come to him with information.

'Gardaí who want to come forward must be protected'
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'Gardaí who want to come forward must be protected'

Feb 25th 2014, 9:04 AM 4,348 Views 17 Comments

Frank McBrearty Jnr says that gardaí have not implemented the reforms suggested in the 2008 Morris Report.

Poll: Has your trust in An Garda Síochána been affected by recent events?
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Poll: Has your trust in An Garda Síochána been affected by recent events?

Feb 25th 2014, 7:47 AM 16,731 Views 116 Comments

An Garda Síochána has been all over the news recently, has it affected how you feel about them?

Minister Alex White wants Shatter to correct Dáil comments on whistleblower
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Minister Alex White wants Shatter to correct Dáil comments on whistleblower

Feb 23rd 2014, 7:57 PM 15,400 Views 71 Comments

The cooperation of garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe was questioned by the Minister.

'Can I suggest you relieve Minister Shatter of his duties?' Mary Lou McDonald's advice to Enda Kenny this afternoon
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'Can I suggest you relieve Minister Shatter of his duties?' Mary Lou McDonald's advice to Enda Kenny this afternoon

Feb 19th 2014, 1:20 PM 15,731 Views 147 Comments

The Justice Minister was strongly criticised by both Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin today.

TD claims that evidence from garda whistleblower was 'debunked'
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TD claims that evidence from garda whistleblower was 'debunked'

Feb 6th 2014, 12:21 PM 7,805 Views 22 Comments

The PAC says it will not give Sergeant Maurice McCabe a copy of his evidence, as he requested.

'Good employers have nothing to fear from whistleblowers legislation'
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'Good employers have nothing to fear from whistleblowers legislation'

Feb 4th 2014, 10:10 PM 7,513 Views 14 Comments

Brendan Howlin says the Protected Disclosures Bill is about a ‘change in culture’.

Whistleblowers, charities, Phil Hogan... and everything else happening in Leinster House today
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Whistleblowers, charities, Phil Hogan... and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Feb 4th 2014, 9:00 AM 3,483 Views 6 Comments

What’s going on down on Kildare Street? Well, you asked…

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

Feb 2nd 2014, 8:00 AM 372 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.

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

Jan 30th 2014, 7:15 AM 4,247 Views 30 Comments

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