The chairman of the Disclosures Tribunal said he would have to consider if there was any evidence of a “dark truth” that the former garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan or other senior officers were “going after” Sgt McCabe at the O’Higgins Commission.
Fri, 09 Feb, 2018
Former justice minister Frances Fitzgerald was shown an email and a print-out outlining a challenge by legal representatives of Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan to the credibility of garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe, the Charleton tribunal has heard.
Tue, 30 Jan, 2018
An attempt to introduce the Garda handling of an historic abuse allegation made against whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe at the O’Higgins Commission was made solely for the purpose of embarrassing the sergeant, the Charleton Tribunal has been told.
Sat, 13 Jan, 2018
A draft letter from the Garda Commissioner to the Department of Justice about the legal strategy pursued by the commissioner at the O'Higgins inquiry was written by a Department official, the Charleton tribunal has heard.
Fri, 12 Jan, 2018
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan are under considerable pressure over their handling of the Maurice McCabe email scandal which claimed the scalp of Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald who resigned.
Wed, 29 Nov, 2017
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan is set to become the target of renewed opposition pressure after echoing Frances Fitzgerald by claiming he did not realise the significance of the May 15, 2015, Maurice McCabe email.
Wed, 29 Nov, 2017
Department of Justice secretary general Noel Waters has retired with immediate effect and brought forward his planned departure from February 2018 today "entirely of my own volition" amid the McCabe e-mails scandal fallout.
Tue, 28 Nov, 2017
Transport Minister Shane Ross is facing fresh claims that he pulled a “political stroke” by ensuring Stepaside Garda Station was re-opened after a senior garda officer said the facility “would not have been my number one priority”.
Fri, 24 Nov, 2017
Acting Garda Commissioner Dónall Ó Cualáin has apologised to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for misleading it over the release of a report into the controvesial re-opening of Stepaside Garda Station.
Thu, 28 Sep, 2017
Three out of every four prisoners has a drug problem; one in seven are on methadone treatment; 30 are “psychotic” and waiting to be transferred to psychiatric hospitals at any time; and dozens would immediately become homeless if they were released.
Fri, 03 Feb, 2017
Ireland’s forensic science chief has warned the Government that the State faces the risk of “very large expense and untold reputational damage” from the collapse of a court case due to contamination of DNA samples caused by poor laboratory conditions.
Mon, 04 Apr, 2016
The Policing Authority has decided that it may require access to “a certain level of operational detail” on organised crime and related garda intelligence to fulfil its role. The move by the agency follows a letter it received from a deputy garda commissioner regarding the authority’s wish to discuss these issues with the garda commissioner.
Thu, 17 Mar, 2016
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Fri, 06 Nov, 2015