Taoiseach Enda Kenny has ordered the withdrawal of the Guerin report into the handling of Garda whistleblower allegations, which forced the resignation of former justice minister Alan Shatter in 2014,.
Wed, 23 Nov, 2016
Former justice minister Alan Shatter has asked the Court of Appeal to make orders quashing “enormously damaging” parts of the Guerin report criticising his handling of complaints made by Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe.
Wed, 23 Nov, 2016
Enda Kenny may be asked to alter a report, or details on his department’s website, after the Court of Appeal’s decision in favour of former justice minister Alan Shatter over the Guerin report findings into how Garda whistleblowers were treated.
Sat, 12 Nov, 2016
Former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter will exhibit the O’Higgins Commission report into allegations by garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe in his appeal over the dismissal of his bid to quash parts of the Guerin report concerning his handling of those allegations.
Fri, 03 Jun, 2016
Former justice minister Alan Shatter has written to Taoiseach Enda Kenny and asked him to withdraw from circulation the Guerin report which has had an enormously “damaging effect” on his “good name and reputation both as a politician and a lawyer”.
Fri, 13 May, 2016
Former justice minister Alan Shatter has urged Taoiseach Enda Kenny to retract Dáil comments criticising him over the Garda corruption controversy and scrap the earlier Guerin report after its findings were contradicted by the O’Higgins inquiry.
Thu, 12 May, 2016
Renua Ireland leader Lucinda Creighton has written to Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan to insist “potential criminal wrongdoing” involving her predecessor Martin Callinan’s destruction of files and a missing mobile phone SIM card must be examined immediately.
Mon, 07 Sep, 2015
“The judge said there had been no denial of fair procedures by barrister Sean Guerin to Shatter, and expressed bafflement that Shatter, as a member of the government that commissioned and
Sat, 23 May, 2015
Alan Shatter, the former justice minister, wrote to the Taoiseach and ceann comhairle urging that aspects of the Guerin report concerning Mr Shatter’s handling of allegations by Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe not be investigated by an intended commission of investigation pending the outcome of legal proceedings.
Thu, 23 Apr, 2015
Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe says the establishment of the commission of investigation into matters raised in the Guerin report will give a "voice" to the victims of cases that he highlighted.
Sat, 20 Dec, 2014
Former minister for justice Alan Shatter is not proceeding with his claim of a "reasonable apprehension of bias" on the part of barrister Sean Guerin in preparing his report concerning Mr Shatter’s handling of complaints by Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe.
Wed, 10 Dec, 2014
If weekend reports that gardaí are still cancelling penalty points for law-breaking drivers are true, and there is absolutely no reason to imagine that they are not, then our police force has become a sorry, dysfunctional and, though it is tragic and frightening to have to use these descriptions, a corrupt and out-of-control force.
Mon, 15 Sep, 2014