Statement of complaint against Garda whistleblower previously withdrawn by partner

first_img DL Debate – 24/05/21 Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA WhatsApp WhatsApp The Charleton Tribunal has heard how a statement of complaint against Garda whistleblower Keith Harrison was withdrawn by his partner in 2014.Marisa Simms made the statement on January 11, 2014, withdrawing an earlier complaint which detailed allegations of “obsessive” and “irrational” behaviour by her partner.Inspector Goretti Sheridan told the tribunal yesterday that she was contacted on November 27, 2013 by Ms Simms about withdrawing her statement, which she originally made at Letterkenny garda station on October 6, 2013.Earlier the same month, Inspector Sheridan had been informed that the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission would not be following up on the statement after Ms Simms had told them she did not wish to make a complaint.The inspector said Ms Simms made no complaint about how she had been treated when making her statement.In the January 2014 statement, Ms Simms said: “I want to say that everything I told them on October 6, 2013 and that recorded in the statement is true.””These things did happen and I was honest in what I told them at the time,” the statement said.”Today, January 11, I wish to inform you that I no longer want to pursue a complaint about Keith Harrison. I wish to withdraw the statement I made on October 6.”Inspector Sheridan said it was not true that she had a pre-prepared statement for Ms Simms.The Inspector also said it was “totally incorrect” that she told Ms Simms to “think of her children” when told that Ms Simms wanted to withdraw her statement.”Marisa is a lovely girl and I have no doubt she is a good mother so I have no concern of her as a mother,” Inspector Sheridan said.In an email to Chief Supt Terry McGinn and other officers in 2014, Inspector Sheridan said that Ms Simms and Garda Harrison had got back together at Christmas and were “giving it another go”.Inspector Sheridan told the tribunal that a conference in October 2013 had considered what to do in relation to the complaint received from Ms Simms.There was a debate about referring the statement to GSOC, and whether this would be done under Section 85 or Section 102 of the Garda Síochána Act.The tribunal resumes next week. Statement of complaint against Garda whistleblower previously withdrawn by partner Facebook Google+ Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Pinterest Twitter Google+center_img By News Highland – September 23, 2017 Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Previous articleIslanders urged to have their say in upcoming public consultation on voting facilitiesNext articleDonegal woman crowned Miss Ireland News Highland News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Harps come back to win in Waterford RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Facebook Homepage BannerNews Twitterlast_img read more

Saint Mary’s alumna explores world of sports post-graduation

first_imgSaint Mary’s alumna Madeline Molloy took off to Texas after graduation this past May in hopes of pursuing her dream of being a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader. Knowing no one in Texas and having no steady job lined up, Molloy said she was excited because the opportunity to try out as a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader — after receiving an invitation to the team’s training camp — was one she could not pass up.“It was intense,” Molloy said. “I’m not from the South at all, and I didn’t know the area and I didn’t know anybody going into it, so it was a little intimidating. But it was one of those things where I knew I had to go for it or I was going to live in such regret. This is such a dream of mine so I just had to do it.”Molloy said people thought she was crazy for picking up and leaving home, but she liked the craziness of her new adult life. “I graduated and I went home to Illinois, where I grew up. I got all my stuff and I moved down to Texas and found an apartment,” Molloy said. “I was actually living on an air mattress for my first week of training camp. There was just so much going on in that certain amount of time, I don’t even know how I did it.”Molloy then went to training camp to try out for the Dallas Cowboys cheerleading team. The camp began with 400 hopeful women, according to Molloy, but she eventually found herself amongst the final 44 candidates after a number of rounds of cuts. It was at that point Molloy was cut from the team, however. “I have absolutely no regrets,” Molloy said. “I made the best friends I think I ever had. I think I see a lot of room for improvement.”Even though she was cut, the network of the Dallas Cowboy cheerleaders eventually landed her a job. The owner of a startup called Live Love Gameday — which sells game-day apparel — found a picture of Molloy on Instagram that she had posted about training camp, and she immediately offered Molloy a job.“The person I work for now owns a company, and she was on the Dallas Cowboy cheerleading team for seven years,” Molloy said. “I was just cut, and I didn’t have a job yet, so I was like, ‘Yeah, I would like to make any money at all.’”Molloy said she loves the excitement of her new job, and she really enjoys helping out her boss in any way she can.“It’s been really cool. Every day is so different,” Molloy said. “Sometimes I model for them, sometimes I do the dirty work of filling orders, sometimes I’m answering emails.”Molloy said her life continues to be crazy, but it’s working for her. She said she thanks Saint Mary’s for giving her the confidence to branch out because now she is doing what she loves.“I think a lot of people get scared to graduate,” Molloy said. “I love Saint Mary’s more than anything, and I definitely miss it every single day, but I think Saint Mary’s does such a good job of preparing you for what the world can offer you. If I were to offer any advice, it would be to not be scared to take the world on.”Tags: cheerleader, Dallas Cowboys, Madeline Malloylast_img read more

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first_imgErrata Errata A June 1 story listing of judicial race set for the November ballot neglected to include a contested 11th Circuit race in Group 42, 11th Circuit between incumbent Judge Lawrence A. Schwartz and Gina Mendez. June 15, 2006 Erratalast_img