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Saturday 23 September 2017

Garda chief in bitter row over penalty points

Fionnan Sheahan

Fionnan Sheahan

THE row between the Garda chief and the garda whistleblowers has become increasingly bitter in the wake of the latest damning penalty points report.

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan is standing over his use of the term "disgusting" in relation to the leaking of details of the scrapping of penalty points. A garda watchdog has found "inconsistent and widespread breaches" of the penalty-points system by gardai.

reports: P14-15 & comment P31

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