Garda 'sent text to paramilitary'

Published Saturday, 30 August 2014
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Gardaí are preparing a report for the Justice Minister after it was reported in a Dublin newspaper that a member of the force sent a text message containing sensitive information to a paramilitary in Northern Ireland.

It is claimed the officer was working at a station in Leinster where two dissident suspects were being questioned.

A spokesperson for An Garda Síochána confirmed they were investigating the matter and that a full report will be provided to the Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald.

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seanie in dungannon wrote (82 days ago):
this does not reflect the majority of garda police all over the world have corrupt members incl garda psni in europe police have been linked to mafia drug barons football hooligans extreme right wing groups people smugglers etc
British in Britain wrote (82 days ago):
@ big ian in belfast, NORTHERN IRELAND, what is it dont like the fact that its now coming out about irish state collusion with the ira????
culchy in the stix wrote (83 days ago):
@lucylou in belfast wrote (1 day ago): "A rotten apple giving An Garda Siochana a bad name." - Because, apart from him, they have a great reputation?
CollusionHappenedEverywhere in Belfast wrote (84 days ago):
Garda colluded, RUC colluded...sounds about right. Theres always a few bad eggs!
Big Ian in Belfast, North Ireland wrote (84 days ago):
For the idiots on here accusing a minority of Garda Siochana of collusion, I suggest you look closer to home and realise the collusion, corruption etc. within the forces who were supposed to be protecting ALL members of the public residing in the North Of Ireland. Educate yourselves without wasting people's time in writing such pathetic comments.
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