Tuesday July 7, 2020

Garda crisis: What was recorded and was it used?

There are still questions about the practice of recording calls at Garda stations, writes Nicola Cooke.

30th March, 2014
One chief superintendent, who spoke to this newspaper anonymously, said many guards were shocked' by the revelations Picture: Photocall

Last week's explosive revelations about the wide-scale recording of phone calls to and from garda stations, for almost 30 years until last November, is likely to have huge legal ramifications.

There are already a number of high-profile cases, either before the courts - or where there has been convictions - in which reviews are being sought as a result of the development. A statutory Commission of Investigation to probe the reasons for - and extent of...

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