WHEN, on Monday, he offered opening remarks at the tribunal considering allegations that there was a campaign led by senior garda officers to discredit whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe, Supreme Court judge, Mr Justice Peter Charleton, set some ground rules and underlined the absolute need for truthful testimony.
Wed, 01 Mar, 2017
The Dáil Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was entitled to ask about salaries paid by the Rehab Group, including to its former CEO Angela Kerins, because various group companies receive €80m annually in public funds, the High Court has heard.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2016
A senior Siptu official told a hearing "the Abbeylara scenario was on everyone’s minds" when trying to defuse a five hour stand-off between the Garda Emergency Response Unit and a council worker four years ago.
Tue, 27 May, 2014
There was no psychiatric expert available to the gardaí to advise on the best way to deal with a psychiatrically ill man when they were confronted by John Carthy, an armed manic-depressive, at Abbeylara in April 2000. They ended up shooting him dead.
Fri, 27 Aug, 2010
IN light of the unrelenting savaging which the Garda Siochána received from the Morris Tribunal into garda corruption, any assurance from Justice Minister Michael McDowell that there would be no toleration of such appalling behaviour is worthless.
Fri, 18 Aug, 2006
THE scandal of using Irish prisons as ‘psychiatric waiting rooms’ — the equivalent of A&E trolleys in overcrowded hospitals — is a damning indictment of the State’s failure to address the problem of mental illness in society.
Mon, 24 Jul, 2006