News and statements


Witness Appeal: Portobello Area 23 August 2017

23 August 2017

GSOC is seeking witnesses to an incident on Wednesday 23 Aug in the Portobello area of Dublin.

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GSOC response to UN Committee Against Torture concluding observations

11 August 2017

GSOC welcomes measures that would enhance the Commission’s independence and effectiveness in investigating any allegations of torture and il...

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GSOC receives sanction for additional staff

22 June 2017

Posts for four investigators along with a support staff member have been sanctioned to assist in the investigation of protected disclosures

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GSOC Annual Report 2016 is Published

8 June 2017

The 2016 Annual Report of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission has now been laid before the Houses of the Oireachtas and is available on ...

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Investigations in the public interest

21 February 2017

The Garda Ombudsman may investigate matters in relation to the conduct of gardaí, when it is in the public interest, even if a complaint has...

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Garda Ombudsman Annual Report 2015 published

18 July 2016

The 2015 Annual Report of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission has now been laid before the Houses of the Oireachtas. It includes numero...

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Garda Ombudsman investigates shooting in Limerick

29 June 2016

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission this morning opened an investigation to establish the circumstances of a shooting, which occurred ne...

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