Irish Red Cross chairman and former Fianna Fáil minister Pat Carey has expressed his satisfaction with the Director of Public Prosecutions’ decision that he will not face prosecution in respect of abuse allegations widely publicised in 2015.
Retired businessman Ted Cunningham has been refused an extension of time to appeal his failed High Court challenge in which he claimed the State unlawfully seized some £3m (€3.4m) from his home which gardaí alleged was part of the £26.5m Northern Bank robbery in Belfast in December 2004.
Minister of State at the Department of Finance with special responsibility for Financial Services and Insurance, Michael D’Arcy has defended the Minister for Justice’s decision to shelve plans for a dedicated Garda Insurance Fraud Unit.
A man described by a prosecuting Garda Inspector to a sentencing judge as having 19 previous convictions when in fact he had none may pursue a claim for damages against the Garda Commissioner and the State, the Supreme Court has ruled.
The High Court has struck out proceedings by retired garda sergeant Maurice McCabe and his family against the State, the HSE and the Tusla/Child and Family Agency (CFA) following successful mediation talks last week.
The Garda Commissioner has undertaken not to examine or otherwise attempt to access information on the phone of a newspaper editor as part of an investigation into incidents at a repossessed house in Strokestown, Roscommon, the High Court has heard.
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has sought a report from the Garda Commissioner in relation to the circumstances surrounding a fatal road collision in Co Monaghan, in which a garda was also seriously injured.