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.
Thu, 30 May, 2019
Former justice minister Alan Shatter has launched a scathing attack on Transport Minister Shane Ross, accusing him of “bombastic fakery” and “fantasy politics” over his plans to reopen Stepaside Garda Station.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2018
There are “substantial” managerial and cultural problems in the Garda Síochána — but efforts to address them should not “completely undermine” the capability of the organisation to fulfil its function, former justice minister Alan Shatter has said.
Tue, 19 Sep, 2017
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.
Wed, 28 Jun, 2017
Taoiseach Enda Kenny is facing calls to remove a senior state official for the second time this month after ex-justice minister Alan Shatter said the Fennelly report’s failure to find widespread abuse of Garda phone recordings means the attorney general’s position is “untenable”.
Sat, 08 Apr, 2017
“In an article published on page 16 of the Irish Examiner on December 9, 2016 the following sentence was included: ‘In the course of the mishandling of Maurice McCabe’s complaints, a Garda Commissioner and a Minister for Justice had to resign’.
Fri, 23 Dec, 2016
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,.
Wed, 23 Nov, 2016
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.
Wed, 23 Nov, 2016
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.
Sat, 12 Nov, 2016
Fri, 11 Nov, 2016
Former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter will exhibit the O’Higgins Commission report into allegations by garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe in his appeal over the dismissal of his bid to quash parts of the Guerin report concerning his handling of those allegations.
Fri, 03 Jun, 2016