Tribunal

(Pictured: Garda Chief Superintendent Lorraine Wheatley. Credit: Collins)

by Paul Neilan

A Chief Superintendent has told a tribunal she was “astounded, disappointed and incredulous” when she was informed of a bullying complaint made against her by a Garda whistleblower, a tribunal has heard.

The Disclosures Tribunal is in its eighth week of hearing evidence into the treatment of whistleblower Garda Nicholas Keogh, who made a protected disclosure in 2014.

Gda Keogh alleges that a senior member of the Athlone drugs unit, identified to the tribunal as Garda A, was in an improper relationship with an alleged heroin dealer, identified as Ms B.

The tribunal, chaired ….read more

By Paul Neilan

A Garda whistleblower was confined to indoor duties because his condition put the reputation of An Garda Síochána at stake, a superintendent has told a tribunal.

The Disclosures Tribunal is in its seventh week of hearing evidence into the treatment of whistleblower Garda Nicholas Keogh, who made a protected disclosure in 2014.

Gda Keogh alleged that a senior member of the Athlone drugs unit, identified to the tribunal as Garda A, was in an improper relationship with an alleged heroin dealer, identified as Ms B.

The tribunal, chaired by Judge Sean Ryan, is investigating if Gda Keogh was targeted, harassed, undermined, ….read more

(Pictured: Garda Nicholas Keogh. Credit: Collins)

By Paul Neilan

A Garda whistleblower was “jumping the gun” when criticising the appointment of a superior officer to help him with work and welfare matters because of her “involvement” in the Maurice McCabe tribunal, a judge has heard.

The Disclosures Tribunal is in its seventh week of hearing evidence into the treatment of whistleblower Garda Nicholas Keogh, who made a protected disclosure in 2014.

Gda Keogh alleges that a senior member of the Athlone drugs unit, identified to the tribunal as Garda A, was in an improper relationship with an alleged heroin dealer, identified as Ms B.

The ….read more

(Pictured: Garda Nicholas Keogh. Credit: Collins)

By Paul Neilan

A chief superintendent has denied he wrote that a whistleblower Garda made up a claim that an alleged heroin dealer, accused of colluding with drug gardaí, was driving around the whistleblower’s midlands home.

Garda Nicholas Keogh has made complaints of targeting, humiliation and harassment against Chief Supt Patrick Murray, his Athlone superintendent in 2015, through issues relating to his investigations and work absences due to work-related stress and alcohol problems.

Gda Keogh’ also alleges his work was micro-managed under the direction of Chief Supt Murray. All the claims are denied.

In his protected disclosure made in ….read more

(Pictured: Garda Nicholas Keogh. Credit: Collins)

By Paul Neilan

A chief superintendent has denied that confining a whistleblower to indoor duty at the public desk was designed to humiliate or target him, a tribunal has heard.

The Disclosures Tribunal is in its sixth week of hearing evidence into the treatment of Garda Nicholas Keogh, who made a protected disclosure in 2014.

Gda Keogh alleges that a senior member of the Athlone drugs unit, identified to the tribunal as Garda A, was in an improper relationship with an alleged heroin dealer, identified as Ms B.

The tribunal, chaired by Judge Sean Ryan, is investigating if Gda ….read more

(Pictured: Garda Nicholas Keogh. Credit: Collins)

A Garda chief superintendent has denied targeting and humiliating a whistleblower who worked in his station.

The Disclosures Tribunal, chaired by Judge Sean Ryan, is investigating if Garda Nicholas Keogh was targeted, harassed, undermined, or bullied after he made a protected disclosure on May 8, 2014.

In his disclosure, the whistleblower alleged that a senior member of the Athlone drugs unit, identified to the tribunal as Garda A, was in an improper relationship with an alleged heroin dealer, identified as Ms B.

Gda Keogh has made a complaint of targeting and harassment against Chief Supt Patrick Murray. He ….read more

(Pictured: Garda Nicholas Keogh. Credit: Collins)

By Paul Neilan

A Garda Chief Superintendent has denied he took a sceptical or hostile approach towards a whistleblower “from the off” at their first meeting, a tribunal has heard.

The Disclosures Tribunal is in its sixth week of hearing evidence into the treatment of Garda Nicholas Keogh, who made a protected disclosure in 2014.

Gda Keogh alleges that a senior member of the Athlone drugs unit, identified to the tribunal as Garda A, was in an improper relationship with an alleged heroin dealer, identified as Ms B.

The tribunal, chaired by Judge Sean Ryan, is investigating if Gda ….read more

(Pictured: Garda Nicholas Keogh. Credit: Collins)

By Paul Neilan

It was an “appalling” idea for investigating interviews to be held in the station where a whistleblower and a senior Garda he accused of collusion were both working at the same time, a tribunal has heard.

The Disclosures Tribunal is in its fifth week of hearing evidence into the treatment of Garda Nicholas Keogh, who made a protected disclosure in 2014

Gda Keogh alleges that a senior member of the Athlone drugs unit, identified to the tribunal as Garda A, was in an improper relationship with an alleged heroin dealer, identified as Ms B.

The tribunal, ….read more

By Paul Neilan

A Garda superintendent has said she was concerned for the welfare of a Garda whistleblower after he made his protected disclosure, particularly because of his previous alcohol problem.

The Disclosures Tribunal is in its fifth week of hearing evidence into the treatment of Garda Nicholas Keogh, who made a protected disclosure in 2014.

Gda Keogh alleges that a senior member of the Athlone drugs unit, identified to the tribunal as Garda A, was in an improper relationship with an alleged heroin dealer, identified as Ms B, who had a then-estimated €2,500 a week income.

The tribunal, chaired by Judge Sean Ryan, ….read more

(Pictured: Garda Nicholas Keogh. Credit: Collins)

By Paul Neilan

A civilian witness has said that gardaí came to her after she made allegations about garda collusion and asked her if she was afraid to make a statement against a garda whistleblower.

The Disclosures Tribunal is in its fifth week of hearing evidence into the treatment of ‘whistleblower’ Garda Nicholas Keogh, after he made a protected disclosure in 2014.

Gda Keogh alleges that a senior member of the Athlone drugs unit, identified to the tribunal as Garda A, was in an improper relationship with an alleged heroin dealer, identified as Ms B.

The tribunal, chaired by ….read more

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