Guerin Report a body blow for the government

Changing the management structure and culture of An Garda Síochána is now imperative to restore public confidence in the state’s police force.

11th May, 2014
The captain of a steam ship doesn't have to be the one shovelling the coal into the boilers to know the capacity his engines.

The publishing of the Guerin Report last week has been a thudding blow to the solar plexus of An Garda Síochána and the policing apparatus of this state.

It has also provided a sharp uppercut to the jaw of the current government – and in order to recover they will have to be seen to address the matters set out by Sean Guerin

The report upholds the allegations made by Sgt...

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