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Investigation Reports

Below are (generally anonymised) reports following GSOC investigations. We aim to publish reports on all investigations in the public interest, undertaken in line with section 102(4) or 102(5) of the Garda Siochana Act 2005. We also publish reports on investigations following referrals for the Garda Siochana, under section 102(1) and following complaints, where the Ombudsman Commission deems it to be in the public interest to do so.

October 2016

Report following investigation into the death of Anthony Ward in January 2015, following Garda contact

September 2016

Report following investigation into complaints of neglect of duty in the investigation of alleged child sexual assault

July 2016

Report following investigation into the policing of water protests

May 2016

Report following investigation into allegations that information, in relation to the arrest of Deputy Clare Daly TD, was leaked from within the Garda Síochána

July 2015

Report following a public interest investigation into the handling, by the Garda Síochána, of allegations of sexual abuse of children, raised in the Commission of Investigation report into the Catholic Diocese of Cloyne, 2011.

May 2015

Report following a public interest investigation into the arrest of a homeless man on Henry Street, Dublin, in March 2015.

April 2015

Report following a public interest investigation into the provision of evidence in court by garda members.

July 2014

Report following the investigation into allegations of the provision of alcohol to certain gardaí and related issues.

July 2013

Report following the investigation of complaints received relating to the policing of the Union of Students in Ireland Protest March in November 2010.

June 2013

Report following the investigation of injuries suffered during arrest by Anthony Holness.

April 2012

Report following an investigation into alleged comments made by gardaí, relating to two female protestors arrested at a "Shell to Sea" demonstration in Co. Mayo.

October 2011

Report following the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the deaths of Eric Hopkins and Colm Griffin.

April 2011

Report following the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a minor in 2006.

March 2010

Report following the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Terence Wheelock.

October 2008

Report following the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Derek O’Toole.


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