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Thread: How do the media get access to internal Garda reports?

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    Default How do the media get access to internal Garda reports?

    This weekend we saw the contents of an internal Garda report splashed all over the Sunday newspapers.

    How can this happen, and why is nobody calling for an investigation into it?

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    FF have looked after Gardai very well over the years, what with being able to retire at 50 with pension pot worth over one million!!
    I suppose you could say that they are owed a few favours!

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    very simple, they are leaked by the Gardai, or maybe someone in Dept.of Justice. Some journo hacks have also ready access to Gardai who in turn use them to plant stories about criminals etc. V Browne keeps referring to this all the time. One Garda last year was convicted for such leaking.

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    I bet Trevor Sargent wondered the same thing, we live in a corrupt little island.
    Britain operated death squads - ''97% of the Loyalists I interviewed were working directly for the State.'' - Nuala O'Loan. #FreeAhedTamimi

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    So why aren't the opposition kicking up about this?

    Or is it acceptable in this state for the Garda to be used politically this way?

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    Quote Originally Posted by stripey cat View Post
    So why aren't the opposition kicking up about this?

    Or is it acceptable in this state for the Garda to be used politically this way?
    Busy week, too busy watching FF implode.
    Britain operated death squads - ''97% of the Loyalists I interviewed were working directly for the State.'' - Nuala O'Loan. #FreeAhedTamimi

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    The Gardai have been the weapon for the far right wing and FG in this country ever since they signed up for those free blue shirts in the newly formed Free State.

    The dogs on the street know the links between FG and the Gardai. It's in their blood.*







    * Yes, that may be nonsense, but it's as sensible as the whole theory that they are in the pay of FF.

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    It has being going on for years. Paul Williams and Jim Cusack have many contacts in the Garda who regularly give them reports and stories to print but most of it is just ************************ stirring.
    SMASH THE NAMA REPUBLIC GET OUT AND PROTEST

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    Quote Originally Posted by NewGoldDream View Post
    it's as sensible as the whole theory that they are in the pay of FF.
    Do you believe it was a coincidence that the drunk FG'er story appeared immediately after Garglegate ?

    Do you think it's acceptable that the Garda or the Dept of Justice can leak things things in this way?

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    Quote Originally Posted by stripey cat View Post
    So why aren't the opposition kicking up about this?

    Or is it acceptable in this state for the Garda to be used politically this way?
    Opposition cant complain about it as it would be seen as shooting messenger. But surely in any so called democracy the garda commissioner or ombudsman should open a self starting investigation without a complaint being made. Maybe Paul Gogarty might walk into a garda station with cameras rolling !
    You'd think Kenny committed Treason and brought in IMF. Cowen had all in stitches in Galway at 3.30a.m.but he was "not impaired" -DD Power. FF=Publican páirtí an IMF.

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