Friday November 22, 2019

Ring of Confidence: Mary Ellen Ring profiled

19th July, 2015

Freshly-promoted Circuit Court judge Mary Ellen Ring is seen by former bar colleagues as a smart fit for her new post as chair of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission, or GSOC for short.

But is she taking over a poisoned chalice? After all, Ring’s predecessor, former Met police officer Simon O’Brien, left with time on his contract after a contentious year at GSOC.

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