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Investigation by the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission into the circumstances leading up to the death of Garda Tony Golden, the apparently...

21 April 2017

Investigation by the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission into the circumstances leading up to the death of Garda Tony Golden.

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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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Dáil debate on Garda Oversight and Accountability

3 February 2017

On Thursday 2 February the Dáil debated the Report on Garda Oversight and Accountability published by the Joint Committee.

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Status of investigation requested by Minister for Justice and Equality into matters arising from O’Higgins Commission

12 January 2017

In June 2016, the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission was requested by the Minister for Justice and Equality, under section 102(5) of the Ga...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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DCU conference shines a light on vulnerability and the accountability of the State

8 September 2016

GSOC Chair Justice Mary Ellen Ring very much looks forward to participating in the State Accountability for Vulnerability Conference being h...

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A visit from our Scottish counterpart

6 September 2016

The Ombudsman Commission was delighted to meet this morning with Kate Frame, the Police Investigations & Review Commissioner for Scotland (P...

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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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