In The Eye Of The Storm

Once again, An Garda Síochána finds itself under scrutiny for all the wrong reasons...

29th May, 2016
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Armed patrols are a part of daily life for many who live just north of the Liffey

With surprising candour, the Policing Authority put Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan and her ranks on notice. The new body, chaired by the former head of the Revenue Commissioners Josephine Feehily, expressed serious concern at the “reoccurrence of the performance failures” highlighted in so many previous reports, including the recent findings of the O’Higgins Commission.

The authority made clear that no longer can a succession of...

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