Taoiseach must tell all on Callinan

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


Accountability is required

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


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


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.

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.