Post Tagged with: "whistleblower"

Abandoned outpost: Has everyone turned their backs on Bailieboro?

Abandoned outpost: Has everyone turned their backs on Bailieboro?

The Guerin Report inadvertently tarnished the reputation of gardaí who have never been asked for their side of the story, writes Neil Ward. The Guerin report was published by the government on 9th May 2014 and examined a range of allegations made by a garda whistleblower, including 10 incidents concerning the investigation of crime by gardaí. The report entitled a […]

by · September 16, 2014 · Features
Is the whistleblowing saga powered by hot air?

Is the whistleblowing saga powered by hot air?

To rank and file gardaí, the latest whistleblowing saga appears very much like these things always appear to those who work the frontline – diversionary hot air writes John O’Keeffe. Picture this scene if you will. Tom has been in the Force for 15 years.*  He graduated from Templemore at a time when the Celtic Tiger had begun to lick […]

Democratic dissent is criticised in a culture that celebrates the whistleblower

Democratic dissent is criticised in a culture that celebrates the whistleblower

February 2014 editorial in the Garda Review: One year ago today the Garda Representative Association passed a vote of no confidence in the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence. Taking the opportunity to speak to the media with regard to his appearance before the select committee to discuss the revised estimates for the justice vote, he embarked on what can […]

by · February 14, 2014 · Editorial