Nóirín O’Sullivan is gone. Now what?
There is a civil war within the Garda Siochána. A new commissioner will take over a force brimming with internal conflict
The Policing Authority, the government and the Commission on the Future of Policing have different ideas on the precise time frame for appointing the new Garda Commissioner.
Kathleen O’Toole’s letter to Charlie Flanagan last week warned of a “serious mistake” if a new commissioner was selected before the Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland had produced its report. This translates as a rudderless Garda force with a temporary commissioner with no real authority...
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