Justice Minister to brief cabinet over bugging claims

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Padraig MacLochlainn on Tonight with Vincent Browne last night
Padraig MacLochlainn

The Justice Minister will brief the Cabinet this morning over claims the office of the Garda Ombudsman was bugged.
GSOC confirmed last night that an investigation was carried out last year that uncovered three technical and electrical ‘anomalies’.
But they said that no databases were breached and no evidence of Garda misconduct was found – so the investigation was discontinued.
The Garda Commissioner, Martin Callinan, has weighed in on the controversy saying he is seeking clarification as to the basis for the suspicion of any Garda involvement.
Sinn Fein’s Padraig MacLochlainn, Chair of the Public Service Oversight and Petitions Committee, says GSOC will also appear before them to answer questions:


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