Thursday February 27, 2020

Garda Commissioner at Justice Committee: 8 key points

Nóirín O'Sullivan rejects claims that she has promoted her supporters

12th October, 2016
Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan arriving for a meeting of the Oireachtas Justice and Equality Committee. Pic:

Here are the key points from her evidence:

1 She rejected any claims that she had any personal involvement in any efforts to discredit or punish Garda whistleblowers. “I’m personally not privy to, did not approve or condone any campaign against any individual,” she told the committee.

2 O’Sullivan defended the force’s attitude to whistleblowers saying it had become more open to internal and external dissent. “We are determined that...

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