Derek Penman

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The new information points to a more serious and deep-rooted problem than initially believed. Photograph: iStock

The problematic cancellation of 999 calls by members of the Garda is more complex and serious than initially believed and has also persisted to a grea(...)

Cancelled calls: Drew Harris told the Policing Authority on Thursday that 5,971 ‘priority 1’ calls were examined in a recent analysis. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Between 400 and 500 high-priority crimes, including domestic violence, were not investigated by gardaí because 999 calls were inappropriately cancelle(...)