Taoiseach denies forcing Garda Commissioner to quit over phone-tapping scandal

Taoiseach denies forcing Garda Commissioner to quit over phone-tapping scandal

Enda Kenny has denied he panicked and forced the resignation of former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan over revelations of unlawful telephone recording systems at Garda stations.

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Latest: Attorney General has my full confidence, says Taoiseach

Latest: Attorney General has my full confidence, says Taoiseach

LATEST: The Taoiseach has expressed "full confidence" in the Attorney General in the wake of the Fennelly Commission report

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Latest: Gardaí welcome clarity from Fennelly Report; Leo Varadkar 'reassured'

Latest: Gardaí welcome clarity from Fennelly Report; Leo Varadkar 'reassured'

Latest: An Garda Síochána have welcomed Judge Nial Fennelly’s report into phone tapping at Garda stations, saying it brings "clarity".

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Fennelly Report: Gardaí 'were prepared to contemplate altering evidence' in du Plantier murder case

Fennelly Report: Gardaí 'were prepared to contemplate altering evidence' in du Plantier murder case

The Fennelly Commission report into the mass recording of telephone calls in Garda stations for decades has found the practice was not lawful, but no criminal cases were significantly affected by the practice.

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Adams: Enda Kenny playing games, not Opposition

Adams: Enda Kenny playing games, not Opposition

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has hit back at Enda Kenny's claim that Opposition parties are "playing games".

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Government to table motion of confidence in itself

Government to table motion of confidence in itself

The Government will today table a motion of confidence in itself in the Dáil, after criticism over the events outlined in the Fennelly Report.

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GRA president: Callinan was forced out

GRA president: Callinan was forced out

The president of the Garda Representative Association has said it is still their position that former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan was forced out of office.

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Creighton to contact Garda Commissioner about Fennelly Report

Creighton to contact Garda Commissioner about Fennelly Report

Renua leader Lucinda Creighton has said that she will contact the Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan regarding the recent Fennelly Report.

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Howlin: Taoiseach telling Gilmore about plan to send civil servant to Callinan's house 'would have been better'

Howlin: Taoiseach telling Gilmore about plan to send civil servant to Callinan's house 'would have been better'

A Labour Minister has said that it "would have been better" if the Taoiseach met the former Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore before a civil servant was sent to Martin Callinan's house.

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Sinn Féin calls on Enda Kenny to bring the Dáil back early

Sinn Féin calls on Enda Kenny to bring the Dáil back early

Enda Kenny should bring the Dáil back early from its summer recess to debate the findings of the Fennelly report.

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Fennelly report: SF to table own motion of no-confidence in Kenny

Fennelly report: SF to table own motion of no-confidence in Kenny

Enda Kenny is facing two motions of no confidence over the findings of the Fennelly report.

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Fennelly report: Taoiseach and Fitzgerald have 'full confidence' in AG Whelan

Fennelly report: Taoiseach and Fitzgerald have 'full confidence' in AG Whelan

The Attorney General Maire Whelan has the "full confidence" of the Taoiseach and the Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald, the Minister said today.

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Martin confirms intention to table no-confidence motion in Taoiseach

Martin confirms intention to table no-confidence motion in Taoiseach

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has confirmed his party will table a motion of no confidence in the Taoiseach when the Dáil resumes later this month.

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Fennelly report 'debunks' claim Taoiseach tried to sack Callinan: Varadkar

Fennelly report 'debunks' claim Taoiseach tried to sack Callinan: Varadkar

The Fennelly Commission has "debunked" the Opposition's claim that the Taoiseach sought to sack the Garda Commissioner, Leo Varadkar has said.

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Cabinet back from summer recess - with Fennelly report its focus

Cabinet back from summer recess - with Fennelly report its focus

The Cabinet meets today for the first time since the summer recess - with the focus likely to be the finding in the Fennelly report that former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan resigned of his own accord.

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Fennelly findings: The two outstanding conclusions

Fennelly findings: The two outstanding conclusions

There are two outstanding conclusions from the Fennelly interim report which was published today, writes Michael Clifford.

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Sinn Féin calls for resignation of Taoiseach and Attorney General

Sinn Féin calls for resignation of Taoiseach and Attorney General

Sinn Féin says both Enda Kenny and Attorney General Máire Whelan should resign - and that there should be an early recall of the Dáil next week to discuss the Fennelly Commission report.

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The Fennelly report in full

The Fennelly report in full

The Fennelly report has found that the Taoiseach Enda Kenny did not sack former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan.

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Fennelly report finds Taoiseach did not sack Martin Callinan

Fennelly report finds Taoiseach did not sack Martin Callinan

An official report has found that Enda Kenny did not sack the Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan and that the former commissioner himself decided to retire of his own accord.

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Taoiseach: I have nothing to fear from publication of Fennelly report

Taoiseach: I have nothing to fear from publication of Fennelly report

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said that he is not fearful of a report surrounding Martin Callinan's departure as Garda Commissioner last year.

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