Former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan did not give instructions to her legal team in relation to the dealings of whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe with senior officers also represented by her legal team, because she did not have direct factual knowledge of the issues, the Charleton Tribunal has heard.
Fri, 26 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
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
The Office of the Attorney General yesterday backed Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald’s decision to take no action when she was told of the Garda legal team’s alleged strategy to discredit Maurice McCabe in May 2015.
Thu, 23 Nov, 2017
The father of the young woman who made allegations against garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe said he "almost collapsed" when he was first shown a false allegation of digital rape.
Mon, 17 Jul, 2017
A senior Tusla manager has said that the failure by Tusla to correct a series of errors which resulted in false allegations of child abuse being made against garda whistle blower Maurice McCabe were "absolutely coincidences".
Mon, 10 Jul, 2017
If the business of the Charleton tribunal was proposed for a movie script, it would be rejected as beyond belief. Too many coincidences, too many mistakes. Too much that requires the suspension of belief, writes
Thu, 06 Jul, 2017
The head of the gardaí’s internal audit unit has said his “direct superiors” tried to block a probe into the Garda college scandal, “withheld” information and tried to “undermine” his position when the inquiry began.
Wed, 31 May, 2017
Fianna Fáil lashed out at the “shameful errors” of gardaí over the phantom breath tests and false traffic convictions scandals, but stopped short of calling for the resignation of Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan.
Wed, 12 Apr, 2017