Former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has said he still does not understand why Government-commissioned barrister Seán Guerin went out side his terms of reference in his report into allegations of Garda misconduct by Sgt Maurice McCabe.
Former justice minister Alan Shatter has launched a scathing attack on Transport Minister Shane Ross, accusing him of “bombastic fakery” and “fantasy politics” over his plans to reopen Stepaside Garda Station.
Nothing summed up David Taylor’s evidence like the leaving of it. Just before he stepped down from the witness box at the Disclosures Tribunal yesterday, Supt Taylor was asked a few questions by the chairman, Judge Peter Charleton, writes
The Data Protection Commissioner is still considering whether to appeal former Justice Minister Alan Shatter's successful challenge against a finding that his live TV disclosure of information concerning Independent TD Mick Wallace breached the Data Protection Acts.
There are “substantial” managerial and cultural problems in the Garda Síochána — but efforts to address them should not “completely undermine” the capability of the organisation to fulfil its function, former justice minister Alan Shatter has said.
A High Court judge has reserved judgment on former Justice Minister Alan Shatter’s challenge to a finding that his live TV disclosure of information concerning Independent TD Mick Wallace was in breach of his statutory duties under the data protection act,
Former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter’s disclosure of information about Independent TD Mick Wallace on RTE’s Prime Time did not breach data protection laws because the information was “in his mind” only, the High Court has been told.
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.
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.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny and ex-Justice Minister Alan Shatter are set to clash after a spokesperson for the Fine Gael leader said he had no plans to correct Dáil comments he made about the garda whistleblower controversy,.
The extent to which former justice minister Alan Shatter was excluded from top-level talks on the phone recording controversy was due to his perceived closeness to the former Garda commissioner, according to independent TDs Clare Daly and Mick Wallace.