COMMENT/ANALYSIS - IRISH EXAMINER

Sanctions designed to hurt Russia but not West

The range of sanctions that come into force today against Russia chosen by the EU and the US have been very carefully balanced to impact as little as possible on their national interests.

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Painstaking inquiry into fraud

The court heard that Breifne O’Brien’s deceptions first began to come to light when an allegation was made during civil proceedings in 2008 and Mr Justice Peter Kelly referred the matter to the Garda fraud squad.

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Lives left ruined...

Breifne O’Brien stole millions, and it was family friends and college buddies not anonymous investors who were deceived by his Ponzi scheme, writes Aoife Nic Ardghail

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O’Flynn family hit by double blow

A Cork construction dynasty has been rocked by two court petitions, writes Property Editor Tommy Barker

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Taoiseach must tell all on Callinan

We still don’t know what led to the Garda commissioner quitting, writes Political Editor Mary Regan

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Accountability is required

The ‘exiting’ of top civil servants must stop, writes Political Reporter Juno McEnroe

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Backs to the Wall

The Department of Justice has been in the firing line for months, but worse may be to come for the civil servants, writes Cormac O’Keeffe

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For Justice, a serious wake-up call akin to a black card

As a report card, you could hardly get much worse. Secretive. Closed. Inward looking. Limited learning capacity. Not taking responsibility. Unable to see where things went wrong. Needs to fundamentally change.

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Former junior minister and Fianna Fáil TD Ivor Callely, aged 54, of St Lawrences Rd, Clontarf, arriving at court yesterday.  Picture: Courtpix

Prisoner 92995: The rise and fall of Ivor Callely

From leafy Clontarf to a little cell in C Block, from a Victorian red-brick residence to a Victorian prison, Ivor Callely will wonder whether the €4,000 was worth it.

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Casualties of cover-up culture

THOSE are some waves that Maurice McCabe made. Yesterday’s publication of the review of the Department of Justice is just one in a long line of outcomes from McCabe’s persistence in attempting to highlight wrongdoing in An Garda Síochána.

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