Don’t throw Garda baby out with the bathwater

Don’t throw Garda baby out with the bathwater

Charlie Flanagan must resist the temptation to abolish the Policing Authority, and with it genuine independent oversight of the guards

Charlie Flanagan has shown himself to be a safe pair of hands since taking over as Minister for Justice. He has smothered the bushfires that raged in his department and associated agencies, or at least doused them with cold water.

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