Protected Disclosures Annual Report 2020

Annual Report of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) for 2017 in accordance with section 22 of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014

This is the fifth Protected Disclosures Annual Report from GSOC and it covers the period of 01 January 2020 to 31 December 2020.

Under section 22 of the Protected Disclosures Act, 2014 each public body is required to publish an annual report outlining the number of protected disclosures received in the preceding year and the action taken (if any).

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) received 19 protected disclosures from gardaí in 2020. Combined with the 67 matters on hand from 2019, this brought the total number of cases to 86. Of these 86, 11 were closed in 2020, leaving 75 on hand at the end of 2020.

The figures are contained in GSOC’s 2020 Annual Report on Protected Disclosures which has now been published. The figures refer to protected disclosures made by gardaí to the three Ombudsman Commissioners.


File Type File Name File Size Last Updated

Annual Report External Disclosures 2020

117.44 KB 13 Apr 2021

Annual Report External Disclosures 2019

39.15 KB 20 Mar 2020

Annual Report External Disclosures 2018

217.81 KB 29 Mar 2019

Annual Report External Disclosures 2017

276.92 KB 21 Feb 2018

Annual Report External Disclosures 2014 to 2016

277.88 KB 10 Apr 2018