On 15 May 2017 the Honourable Mr. Justice Daniel Herbert was appointed to conduct an inquiry under section 42 of the Garda Síochána Act 2005 (as amended) to inquire into:

(i) responses made on the night of the death of Mr. John Kelly at Britain Quay, Dublin 2 on 17 October 2008 by the Garda Síochána,


(ii) the conduct and adequacy of the Garda Síochána investigation conducted thereafter.



This inquiry has now concluded and Judge Collins has submitted her report to the Minister. The Report of the Inquiry can be found here


Section 42 of the Garda Síochána Act 2005 (as amended)


S.I. No. 198 of 2017



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