Protected Disclosures Annual Report 2021


Annual Report of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) for 2021 in accordance with section 22 of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014

This is the sixth Protected Disclosures Annual Report from GSOC and it covers the period of 01 January 2021 to 31 December 2021.

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 20 protected disclosures from gardaí in 2021. Combined with the 75 matters on hand from 2020, this brought the total number of cases to 95. Of these 95, 26 were closed in 2021, leaving 69 on hand at the end of 2021.

These figures are contained in GSOC’s 2021 Annual Report on Protected Disclosures which has now been published. The figures refer to protected disclosures made by gardaí to the three Ombudsman Commissioners.

Title Size Type Last Updated

Annual Report External Disclosures 2021

145.83 KB pdf 6 Apr 2022

Annual Report External Disclosures 2020

117.44 KB pdf 13 Apr 2021

Annual Report External Disclosures 2019

39.15 KB pdf 20 Mar 2020

Annual Report External Disclosures 2018

217.81 KB pdf 29 Mar 2019

Annual Report External Disclosures 2017

276.92 KB pdf 21 Feb 2018

Annual Report External Disclosures 2014 to 2016

277.88 KB pdf 10 Apr 2018