A number of prominent politicians have called on the Government to establish an immediate State inquiry into forced and illegal adoption.
There is much talk now of the moral compass, which is simply a novel description of whatever it is in our hearts and minds that enables us to distinguish right from wrong, and act accordingly.
Health Minister Simon Harris is to defy the view of the Scally Report and will press ahead with a Commission of Investigation into the CervicalCheck Inquiry.
Stephen Teap has given an initial welcome to the Scally report, saying he is satisfied with it.
Latest: Children's Minister Katherine Zappone tonight updated the Dáil on the progress of the Commission of Investigation, saying the final report was now due in February next year.
THE report into the banking inquiry and the salary of the former general secretary of the IFA do not seem to be inextricably linked, writes Alison O’Connor.
The Tánaiste Joan Burton has signalled a Commission of Investigation into Nama could take place if the Public Accounts Committee found there were issues.
The Public Accounts Committee is to receive legal advice this morning to decide whether it can continue its investigations into SiteServ.
Hopefully, a light will be shone into a dark chapter of Ireland’s past following Judge Yvonne Murphy’s appointment to chair the Commission of Investigation into Church-run mother-and-baby homes.
Trust in the Garda and its accountability has been broken by the revelations this week, writes Mark Kelly
The Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has issued an apology after an inquiry revealed today that the Vatican wanted paedophile priest Tony Walsh to serve 10 years in a monastery rather than force him out of the Catholic Church.
FINANCE Minister Brian Lenihan has announced the appointment of a Finnish expert to head the inquiry into the banking sector.
THE role played by Anglo Irish Bank in the banking crisis is likely to be included in the proposed inquiry into the financial meltdown, Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan indicated last night.
FINANCE Minister Brian Lenihan is expected to tentatively appoint the head of the proposed Commission of Investigation into the banking crisis “in the coming days”.
A BATTLE-WEARY Bishop of Galway Martin Drennan has said he will not be resigning his post unless he can no longer “be a source of unity” in the diocese.
Brian Cowen tonight defended the Vatican’s refusal to deal directly with an investigation into paedophile priests in the Dublin diocese that has shocked the country.
A SENIOR Government minister has urged Bishop of Limerick Donal Murray to “make the appropriate decision” on whether he should resign, after the Murphy Report criticised his handling of abuse allegations.
GARDAÍ and clergy who helped protect paedophile priests in the diocese of Dublin are to be targeted in a top-level criminal investigation.
The Catholic Church’s ’don’t ask, don’t tell’ cover-up culture exposed in a damning clerical abuse report is dead and gone, a senior cleric said today.
A long-awaited report into the 1974 Dublin and Monaghan bombings is finally expected to be published tomorrow.
Nobody will be brought to justice on the back of the long-awaited report into the 1974 Dublin and Monaghan bombings, the Taoiseach said today.
A long-awaited report into the 1974 Dublin and Monaghan bombings is expected to be received by the Government today.
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