A man who claimed he’d been kidnapped by gardaí after driving without a seatbelt was among the cases at Carrick-on-Suir District Court on Thursday. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A donation to the poor box for speeding and a man who claimed he’d been kidnapped by gardaí after driving without a seatbelt were among cases at Carri(...)

GSOC commissioners Simon O’Brien and Carmel Foley photographed arriving for the Public Service Oversight Committee meeting at the Oireachtas in Leinster House in February.Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

January 29th, 2010 : Anthony Holness (39) is arrested at New Street in Waterford. February 8th, 2010: Mr Holness makes a complaint at Waterford(...)

 Judge Leonie Reynolds  .Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The case which Micheál Martin said prompted the Government to set up a statutory commission of investigation into the p(...)

According to a GSOC report, the behaviour of a small number of unnamed gardaí in the case led to issues in both the investigation and the trial which GSOC believes should be considered by relevant parties including the Garda Commissioner.

The reluctance of a small number of gardaí to co-operate with the prosecution by the Director of Public Prosecutions of four their colleagues in Water(...)