Sunday July 12, 2020

The guards have a choice: reform or regress

The Garda Inspectorate report on An Garda Síochána has an urgent and clear message

27th December, 2015
The Garda Síochána need an urgent reform Pic: Rollingnews

‘Events, dear boy, events” pose the greatest threat to a government, according to former British prime minister Harold McMillan. Nobody forecast in 2011 that a government that came into office to contend with a bankrupt economy would face its greatest challenge from a series of events in the Garda Síochána. Few informed citizens could come to grips with the alleged bizarre happenings at the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC). Yet they triggered a series of...

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