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 Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald made a “conscious decision” not to interfere in the legal strategy being put forward at the O’Higgins Commission after receiving an email about it, the Disclosures Tribunal has heard.
Thu, 01 Feb, 2018
Former justice minister Frances Fitzgerald received a hard copy of an email which detailed the legal strategy being taken by An Garda Síochána against whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe, the Disclosures Tribunal has heard.
Wed, 31 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
Maurice McCabe tried to have details of the DPP’s decision not to prosecute him on a sexual assault complaint released to colleagues and family of the complainant in order to clear his name but senior gardaí refused to support his efforts.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2018
Former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan called the Department of Justice twice in one day to discuss a strategy to discredit whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe at the O’Higgins Commission set up to investigate his allegations of corruption and malpractice in the force.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2018
Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald is under fresh pressure to explain why she only learned of the strategy to undermine Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe a year after his cross-examination at a state commission in 2015.
Thu, 16 Nov, 2017
A member of Garda management told the force’s head of human resources, John Barrett, that there would be an attempt to target Sgt Maurice McCabe at the O’Higgins Commission, according to documents submitted to the Charleton Tribunal.
Fri, 23 Jun, 2017
The new ‘root and branch’ review will review similar issues over and over again but its success will not be judged on the production of another report but the implementation of its recommendations, says
Wed, 05 Apr, 2017
Lawyers acting for Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe have written to the minister for justice demanding that Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan be removed from her post for the duration of the Disclosure Tribunal.
Thu, 09 Mar, 2017