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Claim incomplete garda review ‘a miscarriage of justice’

AN “incomplete” garda investigation into a Shannon fatality is akin to a “miscarriage of justice”, a local woman has claimed. The Office of the Information Commissioner (OIC) recently made a ruling refusing the release of a report about a review of a garda investigation, which was completed by Superintendent Con Cadogan in relation to the dangerous driving causing death conviction of Theresa Naughton, 1 Inis Eagla, Shannon. This refusal was made following a request made by The Clare Champion to release the contents of this report under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act. In the course of its review, the OIC wrote to the Department of Justice and stated a “page from section one appears to be missing”. In reply, the department stated that “everything we have has been provided to the OIC”. It stated that when it received the report, it immediately transmitted to the Independent Review Mechanism (IRM) “without perusing the contents”. “It Deprtment of Justice stated the …

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