The parents of a third child allegedly sexually assaulted by a créche care worker did not think their daughter had been sexually assaulted when she told them she didn't like how the accused touched her.
A garda child specialist interviewer has said that she didn't follow some of the “good practice” recommendations when interviewing a child about allegations that a care worker sexually assaulted her in a créche.
A 39-year-old man has admitted killing his housemate, following a row over a New Year’s Eve poker game at their Cavan home. He stabbed him with a knife he used in his job on the ‘kill floor’ in a meat plant.
Former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has said he still does not understand why Government-commissioned barrister Seán Guerin went out side his terms of reference in his report into allegations of Garda misconduct by Sgt Maurice McCabe.
An independent review initially considered adding an historic complaint against whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe to the terms of reference of the O'Higgins commission of investigation, but decided not to after reviewing the garda investigation files.
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.
Barrister Sean Guerin has asked the Supreme Court to hear an appeal against Alan Shatter's successful challenge to sections of his report concerning the former Justice Minister's handling of complaints of Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has ordered the withdrawal of the Guerin report into the handling of Garda whistleblower allegations, which forced the resignation of former justice minister Alan Shatter in 2014,.
Former justice minister Alan Shatter has asked the Court of Appeal to make orders quashing “enormously damaging” parts of the Guerin report criticising his handling of complaints made by Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe.
Enda Kenny may be asked to alter a report, or details on his department’s website, after the Court of Appeal’s decision in favour of former justice minister Alan Shatter over the Guerin report findings into how Garda whistleblowers were treated.
Former justice minister Alan Shatter has written to Taoiseach Enda Kenny and asked him to withdraw from circulation the Guerin report which has had an enormously “damaging effect” on his “good name and reputation both as a politician and a lawyer”.