COMMENT/ANALYSIS - IRISH EXAMINER

Questions posed by Maurice McCabe remain unanswered amid the tumult

The first time Garda whistle-blower Sergeant Maurice McCabe’s concerns of serious malpractice and alleged cover-ups in the force gained public attention, former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan retired after a late-night knock on the door, writes Fiachra Ó Cionnaith.

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Bullying at the National Museum must not be buried

It’s unseemly to view the artefacts of the past on display at the NMI when staff are being harassed in the present. Complaints have been ignored by the Department of the Arts, writes Clodagh Finn.

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End of the line for Enda Kenny

Few would have predicted that the Taoiseach Enda Kenny would be the author of his own demise, writes Political Reporter Elaine Loughlin.

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A breakdown of the Charleton Tribunal

The Charleton Tribunal will explore the O’Higgins commission, the role of Tusla, and the alleged campaign of smearing Maurice McCabe’s good name, writes Michael Clifford.

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C’est la vie as attention quickly turns to life for Fine Gael post-Kenny

The leadership battle and the deal with FF have moved centre stage, writes Political Correspondent Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

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Baltic test for arms control amid Nato and Russian tension

Arms control is not an imperative for tranquil times but rather a tool for building — or rebuilding — trust between adversaries, write Volker Perthes and Oliver Meier

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Fianna Fáil behaviour corrosive to democracy

Fianna Fáil refuses to hold the Government to account, preferring to put its own calculated government ambitions before the good of the country, writes Michael Clifford

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Enda Kenny would only have himself to blame if career ended in murky circumstances

Fear of an election on all sides has enabled the minority government to get this far but Enda Kenny’s days as Taoiseach are coming to an end, writes Daniel McConnell

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Handling of abuse allegation a big concern for child protection groups

Many are against waiting for a public inquiry to make answers public, writes Claire O’Sullivan

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