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.
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.
Former Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton has said that it was her “absolute conviction” that “protest in Ireland is a sacred right”, but said it was also her conviction that it should be peaceful protest.
The first time Garda whistle-blower Sergeant Maurice McCabe’s concerns of serious malpractice and alleged cover-ups in the force gained public attention, former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan retired after a late-night knock on the door, writes.
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,.