Frances Fitzgerald TD To discuss the ability of GSOC & the Gardaí to access the phone records of citizens including journalists. – Clare Daly TD To discuss the accessing of journalists phone records by the Garda Síochána Ombudsman (GSOC). – Mick Wallace TD 19th January 2016 A Cheann Comhairle, I am sure all in […]
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Minister for Justice orders review of GSOC powers
Frances Fitzgerald says public debate sparked U-turn by Conor Lally, Irish Times Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has ordered a review into the accessing of journalists’ telephone records by the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) just 24 hours after expressing her support for the contentious procedures. Explaining her decision to announce a review on Saturday, […]
Garda bodies query GSOC’s surveillance of civilians
by Conor Lally, Irish Times (published 16 January 2016) Gardaí say the accessing of journalists’ mobile records is a ‘worrying’ development Garda representative bodies and civil rights campaigners have urged Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald to clarify how the Garda ombudsman has been accessing mobile phone records. The Garda Representative Association (GRA) said the accessing […]