Icy relations between gardaI and Ombudsman

Icy relations between gardaI and Ombudsman

Relations between the force and the body set up to guard the Gardai have always been frosty, writes Michael Brennan.

Toxic. Dysfunctional. Strained. These are just some of the descriptions of the relationship between the Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) and the force of 13,000 Gardaiwhich it has to oversee.

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