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Ahern expresses concern about independent Garda body

Former Justice Minister Dermot Ahern has warned that an independent Garda authority could not be trusted to deal with confidential information about terrorist

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
3rd August, 2014

Former Justice Minister Dermot Ahern has warned that an independent Garda authority could not be trusted to deal with confidential information about terrorist threats. He is the latest former justice minister to express concern about the government's plan to set up the new body, following recent comments by Michael McDowell.

Ahern told The Sunday Business Post that while the concept of an independent Garda authority might sound good on paper, it was difficult to see...

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