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Garda reform

6.22.2005

News that last minute changes to legislation on the Garda Bill 2005 should be met with laughter. Its wonderful to see the commissioner has the power to dismiss ranking gardai for misbehaviour or corruption, but who gets to fire the commissioner and the minister for the same offences and more serious crimes of lying to us about prior knowledge?
Still no sign of decent ombudsman and no sign of serious cultural change at the DOJ or Phoenix park.
The more things change.....
RR

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