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Is is understood that when the man is deemed fit by doctors for discharge he will be brought to Cork Prison where he will remain on remand. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission is investigating after a man attempted to take his own life in the toilet of a Cork courthouse while in Garda (...)

Most of Ian Bailey’s evidence to Gsoc related to his treatment at the hands of the gardaí during his arrests. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The findings of Gsoc’s 36-page report into Ian Bailey’s allegations of Garda corruption and attempts to frame him for the murder of Sophie Toscan du P(...)

Ian Bailey: Gsoc spent almost seven years investigating complaints by Mr Bailey, his partner Jules Thomas and witness Marie Farrell alleging Garda corruption in an  investigation which saw Mr Bailey twice arrested for questioning but never charged in relation to the 1996 murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Gsoc investigators could find no evidence that gardaí investigating the murder of French film producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier deliberated falsified(...)

Alan Shatter: “I would hope now that the Pulse system is only ever appropriately accessed.”

Former minister for justice Alan Shatter has suggested members of the Garda routinely use the Pulse database as a “social website” to obtain “gossip” (...)

Bodies such as Gsoc apparently can gain access, outside the constraints intended in the original legislation, by sloppy back-door means that enable third-party investigations.

Today is European Data Protection Day. A good day, then, to grade the Government on its performance in this area. Unfortunately, Ireland earns a dep(...)

The Garda Ombudsman has commenced an inquiry into the death of a homeless man in Nenagh, Co Tipperary, on Thursday evening. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Garda Ombudsman has opened an investigation into the death of a homeless man in Tipperary. GSOC said gardaí and an ambulance were called at about(...)

Marie Farrell: Despite some protestations to the contrary, Farrell was the principal witness in 2003 at Bailey’s libel action at Cork Circuit Court. Photograph: Collins

After 64 days of hearings over five months, the outcome of Ian Bailey’s action for damages against the State over the conduct of the Garda investig(...)

The way was cleared in May 2013 for the inquest into Gareth Molloy’s death to go ahead at Dublin Coroner’s Court. File Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Garda Commissioner is withholding documents from the inquest into the death of armed raider Gareth Molloy, the Dublin coroner has heard.Molloy (27(...)

A garda acquitted by a court of assaulting a prisoner has launched a High Court challenge aimed at preventing an internal Garda disciplinary inquiry (...)

Anomalies in legislation governing the powers and practices of GSOC are leading to gardaí being treated like second class citizens, the AGSI co(...)

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