New Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission ready to take on a new decade: Appointment of Ms Justice Mary Ellen Ring, Dr Kieran FitzGerald and M...
7 December 2016
The term of the current Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission expires this month and a new Commission has been nominated to government. It is ...Read More
Opening statement by GSOC chair Justice Mary Ellen Ring to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice and Equality on 21 September 2016
29 September 2016
The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission works side-by-side with other independent agencies, notably the Garda Síochána Inspectorate and the ...Read More
Garda Ombudsman investigation into complaints of neglect of duty in the investigation of alleged child sexual assault recommends no individu...
12 September 2016
The Garda Ombudsman has published a recent report following an investigation into complaints of neglect of duty in the investigation of the ...Read More
8 September 2016
GSOC Chair Justice Mary Ellen Ring very much looks forward to participating in the State Accountability for Vulnerability Conference being h...Read More
Report by Justice Frank Clarke to be considered carefully by Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission with a view to taking any appropriate actio...
17 June 2016
The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission has received the report by Justice Frank Clarke, from the Minister for Justice and Equality. (The Mi...Read More
Statement regarding an expected referral from the Minister of Justice and Equality under s102(5) of the Garda Síochána Act, 2005 (as amended...
10 June 2016
The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission has received a referral from the Minister under section 102(5) of the Garda Síochána Act, 2005 (as a...Read More
10 June 2016
GSOC received a complaint from a member of the public relating the treatment of her family by Gardai, who called to the family home around 3...Read More
Garda Ombudsman report following investigation into allegations that information, in relation to the arrest of Deputy Clare Daly TD, was lea...
30 May 2016
In January 2013, Deputy Clare Daly, TD for the Dublin North constituency, made a complaint to GSOC, arising from her arrest on 29 January. S...Read More
18 May 2016
The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission listened with concern to the matters brought into the public domain by Deputy Martin Kenny yesterday...Read More
Statement on references to GSOC in the final report of the Commission of Investigation on certain matters relative to the Cavan/Monaghan Div...
11 May 2016
GSOC was mentioned in the report of the O’Higgins Commission because we had received complaints in relation to two of the matters examined b...Read More
GSOC Chair speaks of the need for reform of the complaint-handling system with Garda Superintendents
21 April 2016
GSOC Chair Justice Mary Ellen Ring was happy to be invited to address the annual delegate conference of the Association of Garda Superintend...Read More
13 February 2016
The person who died in this morning's fatal road traffic incident has been named as Jacqueline Wolohan, 51 years old, of Coolock, Dublin 17....Read More
EU-wide tender issued for investigators to assist with public interest investigation by the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission
29 January 2016
The Office of Government Procurement has issued an EU-wide tender, published in the Official Journal of the European Union and on the eTende...Read More