Mary Regan: 'O'Sullivan's position secure - for now'

'Government cannot afford to lose another Garda Commissioner on its watch'

9th February, 2017
Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan. Pic: RollingNews.ie

It’s almost three years since Martin Callinan resigned as Garda Commissioner following weeks of sustained criticism over his handling of whistle-blower complaints.

These allegations, along with the necessity for yet another inquiry, call into question the government’s success in introducing reforms and the wisdom of its decision not to appoint an outsider to the top position in the force to bring about that reform.

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