Internal probe into garda whistleblower claims launched

Nóirín O’Sullivan appointed chief superintendent to handle protected disclosures

12th June, 2016
Garda Commissioner Nóirín OSullivan and inset Garda Nick Keogh

A chief superintendent is to launch an internal investigation into claims that a garda whistleblower in Co Westmeath has been the victim of a two-year harassment campaign.

Whistleblower Garda Nick Keogh claimed in a recent letter to Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald that every effort had been made by Garda management to break him “mentally and financially” since he came forward with allegations of corruption and criminality among members in the Athlone division in May 2014....

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