Friday June 5, 2020

Special report: Inside Templemore

The Garda College in Templemore had more than 40 unauthorised bank accounts and at their peak, the sum of cash held in those accounts was €2.3 million

18th June, 2017
Gardaí on parade at the Garda College in Templemore Picture: Rolling News

When John Barrett joined the Garda as head of human resources in October 2014, he could never have thought he would find himself described as a whistleblower at the centre of what could turn out to be the controversy of all controversies for the embattled Garda commissioner. It would seem an odd description for doing what he considered “normal” in what he called “the world in which I previously lived”.

That world...

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