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category national | health / disability issues | other press author Sunday January 28, 2007 13:37author by larry sweeneyauthor email sweeneylarry at hotmail dot co dot ukauthor phone 00447710498311 Report this post to the editors

missing cash sham prosecution

this story was reported in last sun irish mail on sun ie jan 21 page 31

last sun irish mail on sun jan 21 page 31 published a story of a businessman who was arrested held in a storeroom in a garda station for 8 hours denied a solicitor told that that the station a divisional garda hq did not have audio visual facilities released without charge ,re arrested 2 years later charged remanded to prison on 10k bail passport seized then 18 months lated r the case was dropped meanwhile the office of the dpp is colluding with corrupt gardai to protect an officer of the court who is not just guilty of perjury but also of suborning perjury.the assistant garda comissioner has written to the victim fof the garda assault promising to look into it yet 6 months later nothing. has the offender a garda officer absconded./?????
what are the corrupt garda siochana up to now>?????
the association of prosecutors in the hague this week will be informed of the activities of the office of the so called independent dpp.
there is an election coming in ireland the tanaiste mr mcdowell may not be aware of this sham yet so presently i attach no blame to him for this particular fiasco but i want this to be the last straw that breaks the camels back the corrupt garda siochana cannot be allowed to continue in its present form.
the corrupt garda siochana needs to be dismantled re branded and in this particular case any officers who have lied submitted false evidence be put on trial.garda officers who assault members of the public have no place in any society as police officers

author by larrysweeneypublication date Sun Jan 28, 2007 21:57author email sweeneylarry at hotmail dot co dot ukauthor address author phone 00447710498311Report this post to the editors

minister informed
the victim of a garda assault today informed the dept of justice of the assault in a garda station as well as informing mr mac dowell of corruption in the office of the dpp
larry sweeney businessman and uk court officer tonight informed the dept of justice equality and law reform and the tanaiste of extremely serious issues of further garda corruption as well as issues of collaboration of the office of the dpp with corrupt gardai and a corrupt solicitor operation on the northern circuit.

author by larry sweeneypublication date Sun Jan 28, 2007 23:20author email sweeneylarry at hotmail dot co dot ukauthor address author phone 00447710498311Report this post to the editors

investigating the assets of the garda siochana
gardai in the guise of the criminal assest bureau seek out ill gotten gains
having seen garda corruption at its worst and the complete disregard the corrupt garda siochana have for the law ,its now time that individual gardai up and down the country are investigated by the criminal assets bureau.every dog on the street know that many gardai around the country own guest houses flats are silent partners in business moonlight as private detectives bouncers etc for cash in hand. the police must be a completely accountable transparant force with no hidden agendas or conflicts of interest.the only way forward for the corrupt garda siochana would be a complete audit by an independent body of all garda assets held by gardai and where property or asstes cannot be accounted for and tax paid then these gardai should have their assets imponnded by the cab in the same way that criminals and tax dodgers are dealt with.if gardai were prosecuted for criminal;ity investigated for tax fraud and sacked for criminality and negligence we would quickly get a real police force .

author by conor jpublication date Sun Jan 31, 2010 18:24author address author phone Report this post to the editors

on reading the above and speaking to larry, i too have been the victim of corrupt scum in the garda force. i was simply driving along in my jeep when a garda who had been harassing me for some time trying to extort money from me jumped from the ditch out onto the road and i had no other choice but stop , or else run him over.
my mistake i stopped and then 2 of them jumped me beat me up, broke my wrist, and assualted me verbally and phisically more than once, then hand cuffed me granted i had a broken wrist, and carted me off to carrick on shannon garda station, i was impriosned for 6 hours against my will and never put under arrest or charged with anything.
they then took my jeep and drove it without my permission, whilst rallying it around every back road and cattle pass in south leitrim, before filling it up with green diesel and robbing my tools.
i was refused a doctor, and told that i had a broken wrist before i met them, i was also warned to keep my mouth shut or else they would re visit.
this happened on the 12/07/2008, in keshcarrigan co leitrim, when garda michael maye and garda gerard mc govern attacked me in my home village as i was innocently going about my business, and to date the garda ombudsman have not ackted on suspending these scum for their actions that could have fatally injured me, as i also suffered a serious head injury.
but not to worry i will get justice if it take 10 years and the gardai involved, gerard mc govern ,michael maye ,james kearns , these scumbags will do time and i will see to it that they never get a pension, and are kicked out of the gardai for their greed.
i ran a small business and garda michael maye seen me as an easy target to extort money out of to repay his mortgage as he told me this in person, more than once. when i refused to hand over his brown envelobes he attacked.
since this attack i have been accused of committing offences that never even happened and judge denis mc loughlin has sent warrants for my arrest for offences that never happened and summons that were never [posted to me. so it would be hard to defend ones self in carrock on shannon court room when one never knew about the case wouldnt it.
this is just a trickle of the corruption that i will be unfolding that will be so damning that it will force the commisioner to resign his position. i also intend on clearing out the scum like judge john o hagan and denis mcloughlin and kevin p kilrane off the benches as they are team players when it comes to corruption and they will hand ouyt warrants and fines for folly offences in return for favours from corrupt gardai like garda james kearns, michael maye and gerard pj mc govern, all stationed in carrick on shannon ,and ballinamore.

author by conorjpublication date Sun Jan 31, 2010 18:53author address author phone Report this post to the editors

further to my last paragraph, there are a few details that i forgot, garda michael maye slandered me around my home village by telling my neighbours that i was reporting them to him for offences again that never happened.
this really damaged my reputation and my business, to such an extent that local people even turned on me, my own family and friends wouldnt speak to me because they taught i was supplying the new garda with information about them.
but come on what information would there be about a backward small village in the west of ireland with a population of about 20 people, yet still garda maye kept it up to such an extent that i was afraid to leave the house, or even my bed, and i attempted suicide on 2 occasions . yet the corruption in the gardai and its ombudsman continues, with bernadette daly another leech on the public purse being employed by the state in the garda ombudsman, giving me the run around, she can be at every dog fight in the country, but has no interest in investegating an actual case and suspending proper criminals from the gardai.

i can be contacted @, there is more alot more the bubble has not burst on this topic yet

author by Sean O Shaughnessy - citizenpublication date Wed Jul 14, 2010 01:43author email busslainte at o2 dot ieauthor address author phone Report this post to the editors

Surely the worst statement that can be made about the Garda Siochana is that in 52 years living in this country I have met one honest Garda,The rest were on the make in some shape or another.

Sean O' Shaughnessy
15 Cregaun

author by Larry Sweeneypublication date Fri Jan 21, 2011 23:06author address author phone Report this post to the editors

The story which Conor tells is all too familiar.In rural Ireland in particular if one falls foul of the Garda Siochana normal life ceases.These so called public servants will start a campaign of harassement and intimidation by issuing summons for non existent offences.It is time that the Corrupt Garda Siochana were brought to book.The GRA had the front last year to suggest that if Gardai were not allowed to make more money and to continue doing jobs on the side,that these poor unfortunate members might be tempted to perhaps turn a little corrupt,such would be the pressure of the burden of their debts.These pandered overated arrogant civil servants need to be kicked into the real world,where the rest of the populace do not have the job security ,or renumeration enjoyed by this clique.Arecent report found the Garda Siochana to be one of the most secretive police forces in the world.The structure of the force is most certainly not compatible with a modern 21st century democracy.Finally as regards the new Garda Ombudsman,it is nothing more that a PR exercise for the corrupt force it purports to monitor.It Is in fact a complete and utter waste of time and the public would be well advised to ignore it and not to engage with this body in any way.Unfortunately with the collapse of the Irish economy there is probably little political appetite now to tackle The judicial corruption which has debased completely the image of Ireland.There is perhaps some good news for the Corrupt Garda Siochana,they are not alone.The crime fighters can count among their friends solicitors and judges the length and breadth of the country.

author by Nick2323publication date Tue May 10, 2011 13:00author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Any issues relating to Garda corruption make my blood boil because they are USUALLY TRUE! People don't make up corruption allegations!

My dealings are that they are:

- a law unto them selves
- work and collude to reduce their workload and make issues ' go away'
- do favours for mates
- support one side and usually that's the criminals

I hate them and everything that they stand for.

They are the biggest scam in Ireland and the biggest gang in Ireland. A disgrace.

author by Rampublication date Fri Nov 04, 2011 16:43author email author address author phone Report this post to the editors


Ireland should have a special court, where a members of the public can bring a case against the members of the Garda Siochana. With free legal aid??? Or by affidavit or information.

Because they are Special Criminals but they are also members of the Garda Siochana.

The Judges should be from mainland Europe with one Irish uncorrupted Judge.

The Constitution should be amended in particular article 40 to say please read also the articles 34-36 and 40-41. If you an Irish Citizen you should read and understand the Irish Constitution(see link below).


Personal Rights

Article 40

1.    All citizens shall, as human persons, be held equal before the law.

This shall not be held to mean that the State shall not in its enactments have due regard to differences of capacity, physical and moral, and of social function.

This should be amended to say that, “All citizens shall, as human persons, be held equal before the law, and that includes the judiciary, Executive and the Legislators that is to includes the Judges, The Gardai and the Politicians, as they are also members of the public.”

Kisses papers and Laws on papers are no use!!! We have a constitution and Laws to protect the members of the public, but is been used & abused by the State,  the Gardai and the legal professionals.

author by Phoenix - Social Justice and Equalitypublication date Sat Mar 22, 2014 16:29author address author phone Report this post to the editors

We listen to the new Prime Minister of Ukraine warn about the corruption of their police force; it goes with the territory. The objective to move forward is to make change and how best to make changes but to acknowledge flaws in the system.

Commissioner Callinan before a Dail Committee chose the words 'Disgusting'. Whether it applies to the 'actions' of the Garda McCabe or former Garda Wilson or to them personally is irrelevant. The fact is their actions are now vindicated. The rot was identified and these men, often referred to as whistleblowers, first followed the procedures within An Garda Siochana to highlight malpractice and by the inaction were forced move a stage further. This is called progress surely.

The Morris Tribunal was established in response to known corruption within the Force. It is an ongoing battle to tackle corruption in any industry, in the banking sector, in any police Force for that matter, but what is essential is to acknowledge those who take life changing choices and put society ahead because of their courage to tackle 'wrongdoing' which is to the detriment of our society.

Mr Wilson is presently in hospital and we are told it is cancer of the colon. Stress must be a contributing factor. We hope that he receives the 'apology' he and Garda McCabe are due for being good and diligent citizens who stepped outside their Garda Siochana role to highlight wrongdoing that harms our societal value code.

JP Morgan in the US recently awarded a whisteblower $64 million. This is the economic value placed on the importance of the actions of the whisteblower to highlight corruption.

We are only asking for an apology from the Garda Commissioner Callinan to the word 'disgusting'.

Government ministers and TD's are coming forward now with their recognition as to what is nothing but a portal of discovery in the recognition of corruption and acknowledging that sometimes it is necessary for people to exceed boundaries to do something in the interest of the public good.

author by Duckspublication date Thu Feb 05, 2015 16:29author address author phone Report this post to the editors

My son was assaulted 3 years ago nose broken all captured on cctv cop first told us it would not be seen for a month as the company only checked 1 a month. when I checked it was 2 min from station he eventually saw it but still took him 3 months to arrest him however 4 months later the thug took off to Autralia so when I contacted the Garda they told me the next time he entered the country he would be arrested but 3 years later they give the summons to the thugs father who convienenly was also leaving the country so the fathers gets solicitor to represent him in court and the case is thrown out end of the day the thug gets off and free to assault some one else I know in my heart of hearts that this was an inside job .i feel I have left my son down telling him that there was a justice system in place .So where do you go to get guard to investigate a guard its a hard pill to swallow I sympathise with anyone in my position .

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