Commissioner resigns: Martin Callinan profiled

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan’s resignation has sent shockwaves through the political system.

25th March, 2014
Callinan is "a cop's cop", said one source.

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan’s resignation has sent shockwaves through the political system.

His resignation from the position he has held for three years comes following sustained criticism of his handling of two garda whistleblowers' allegations around the quashing of penalty points.

Callinan’s performance at a five-hour grilling at the Public Accounts Committee in January - where he was questioned about many aspects of the penalty points system and the Garda management of this...

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