Fitzgerald sets up probes into Garda mishandling of five cases

Four involve investigations into the deaths of people in suspicious circumstances

4th June, 2017
Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has appointed five retired judges to investigate complaints by families about allegedly inadequate Garda investigations.

It is the latest series of probes into the force, which has been hit by a series of scandals over fake breath testing statistics and spending at the Garda college in Templemore.

Four of the cases involved Garda investigations into the deaths of people in suspicious circumstances, while another is into an investigation into allegations...

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