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Despite a resignation on Tuesday and numerous statements in the Dail yesterday, many questions remain about the controversies engulfing An Garda Siochana and the Minister for Justice. Will a large number of court cases be tainted because of secret recordings at Garda stations? What were the circumstances in which former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan stepped down? And how can the government get itself out of this mess? The issue of the Commissioner's departure was discussed in the Dail yesterday, with the Taoiseach confirmed that a government official had visited Martin Callinan before he stepped down. Sean was joined by Tom ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0327/604854-today-with-sean-o-rourke-thursday-27-march-2014/?clipid=1519114
The Minister for Justice recently announced that recruitment would begin again next year for An Garda Siochana, the first time since the ban on recruitment in 2009 - and it seems there will be no shortage of potential recruits. Over the past couple of years, as many as 30,000 registered an interest in joining the gardai through the Public Appointments Service website, www.publicjobs.ie Sean was joined by former Det.Garda and Lord Mayor of Drogheda Richie Culhane and by Conor Brady is former Garda Ombudsman and author, Guardians of the Peace, the history of the Gardai, from 1922-1972.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/1022/481963-today-with-sean-o-rourke-tuesday-22-october-2013/?clipid=1338961
Giles Martin in conversation with Cathal Murray - Grammy Award winning record producer, musician, composer and ...