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Colm Smyth SC leaving the tribunal in Dublin Castle: he says he was asked by Chief State Solicitor Annmarie Ryan to come on board as counsel  two weeks before the commission was to begin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The legal team that acted for Nóirín O’Sullivan at the O’Higgins commission was briefed by officers who were “hostile “to whistleblower Sgt Maurice Mc(...)

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan: “I felt at the time that we did not have sufficient information.” Photograph; Dara Mac Donaill

Name: Nóirín O’Sullivan Role: Garda Commissioner “As accounting officer, I take my statutory responsibility for how An Garda Síochána spends taxpaye(...)

The Garda head of finance has accused the force’s internal auditor of defaming him in a report on financial irregularities at Templemore Garda trainin(...)

Nóirín O’Sullivan at the Public Accounts Committee

The Garda head of finance has accused the internal auditor of defaming him in a report on financial irregularities at Templemore Garda training colleg(...)

An interim audit of the finances of the Garda College at Templemore released in March 2017 outlined the existence of 50 bank accounts. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

An internal Garda audit has identified €24,000 worth of shares in an insurance company in the name of Templemore Garda college. Chief administrative (...)

Garda head of human resources John Barrett at the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee. Claimed his meeting with Nóirín O’Sullivan at Templemore was a two-hour meeting and not a brief meeting, as she maintained

The Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee is to write to three senior gardaí to request clarifications on evidence given before the committee. Members(...)

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan arriving at the Public Accounts Committee to discuss  matters on financial procedures at the Garda College in Templemore. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) has criticised Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan for failing to inform his office of financial irreg(...)

Niall Kelly, civilian head of the Garda’s internal audit unit, told the PAC there had been “probably waste of public funds” but there was no personal gain by members of the force.

and Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan was made aware of financial irregularities at the force’s training college in Templemore earlier than she h(...)

The Public Accounts Committee is hearing evidence on Wednesday from six civilian members of An Garda Síochána. File photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The civilian head of human resources at An Garda Síochána has described as “extraordinary” a claim that he may have been guilty of a crime for raising(...)

Niall Kelly, head of the Garda’s internal audit unit, said there was a perception within the force problems should not be admitted to and kept away from public scrutiny. Photograph: Frank Miller

A senior civilian in An Garda Síochána has alleged that senior figures in the force deliberately withheld information about financial irregularities a(...)

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