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 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
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
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
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
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
Tánaiste and Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has restated her belief that Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan will clarify her instructions to her legal team as how to deal with whistleblower Maurice McCabe at the O’Higgins Commission.
Mon, 23 May, 2016
A legal expert has cast doubt on Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald’s claim that she is precluded from discussing the instruction given by Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan to her legal team during the O’Higgins Commission.
Thu, 19 May, 2016
Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan is under fire from the opposition to clarify exactly why she tried to “impugn” Sgt Maurice McCabe’s character at the O’Higgins Commission.
Sun, 15 May, 2016