AG Whelan was unnecessarily alarmist, Fennelly report finds

Whelan’s response to the emergence of the scale of the recording system in March 2014 will be criticised by the Fennelly Commission

26th March, 2017
Attorney General Máire Whelan Pic: RollingNews.ie

Attorney General Máire Whelan will be criticised by the inquiry into the recording of calls at certain Garda stations.

Whelan’s response to the emergence of the scale of the recording system in March 2014 will be criticised by the Fennelly Commission as, in effect, unnecessarily alarmist. The report will restate criticisms contained in an interim report published nearly 18 months ago.

Despite being a Labour pick in the last coalition government, Whelan was...

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