Garda whistleblower post vacant for three months

A statutory position, created specifically to allow junior gardaí to report abuse claims in the force, has been vacant for more than three months.

14th May, 2011

A statutory position, created specifically to allow junior garda�� to report abuse claims in the force, has been vacant for more than three months.

The position of Garda Confidential Recipient has been not been filled since the retirement of the first office-holder, Brian McCarthy, earlier this year.

The role was created on foot of a specific recommendation arising from the Morris Tribunal report. It emerged at the tribunal that some young gardaí perceived that their...

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