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# inquiry - Today’s News


# inquiry - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Rescued: The banking inquiry will now write a much shorter report

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said the committee was attempting a “rescue operation”.

# inquiry - Friday 13 November, 2015

Why some TDs will have their iPhones and iPads taken from them next week

Members of the banking inquiry will be barred from using any electronic devices when they view the draft report next week.

# inquiry - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

‘Ms Y’ to seek damages over treatment during abortion controversy

Yesterday’s proceedings were brought to quash a report, which has now effectively been achieved after the case was struck out following a settlement.

# inquiry - Monday 28 September, 2015

Kilkenny surgeon accused of removing women’s wombs ‘inappropriately’ says he made the ‘right decisions’

Dr Peter van Geene has been giving his side of events at a Medical Council Fitness to Practice inquiry.

# inquiry - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Patient describes being “traumatised” by her treatment at hands of hysterectomy surgeon

Dr Peter van Geene is the subject of a fitness to practise inquiry by the Medical Council concerning a number of hysterectomies he performed between 2009 and 2011.

# inquiry - Monday 29 June, 2015

Doctor accused of putting cancer patients’ health at risk and showing ‘lack of empathy’

Dr Saqib Ahmed worked as a registrar in oncology from July to November 2012 at University Hospital Limerick.

# inquiry - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Police officer chokes a man holding his daughter

The incident happened in Philadelphia when 20-year-old Ellis Smith failed to pay for his ticket.

# inquiry - Thursday 18 June, 2015

WATCH: There was a brief moment of hilarity at the banking inquiry earlier Inquir-lol-y This post contains videos

WATCH: There was a brief moment of hilarity at the banking inquiry earlier

It got fierce exciting for a minute there.

# inquiry - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Seán FitzPatrick and David Drumm have been asked to come before banking inquiry next month

While the banking inquiry has powers to compel witnesses, that power does not extend beyond this jurisdiction.

# inquiry - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Dáil hears new claims about Denis O’Brien’s dealings with IBRC

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said the businessman made three attempts to extend loan agreements with the liquidators of IBRC before a fourth attempt was accepted.

# inquiry - Friday 5 June, 2015

I want proof, not a pat on the head and to be told: ‘It’s fine, go away’ – Catherine Murphy

The independent TD said “serious questions” remain unanswered.

Police investigating alleged serious sexual assault want to identify this man

They say he may have vital information that would help them with their inquiries into the alleged incident.

# inquiry - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Missing files reveal Siteserv writedown was €9 million more than we previously thought

Previously undisclosed board minutes reveal new details about the Siteserv controversy.

# inquiry - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

IBRC inquiry: Department of Finance reveals details of filing error

Catherine Murphy found out via Twitter, but she’s very happy nonetheless.

# inquiry - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Family of garda who took his own life do not want GSOC involved in investigation into his death

The family of Sgt Michael Galvin are said to be traumatised and angry at how GSOC carried out its investigation.

# inquiry - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Couple who lost two babies at Portiuncula Hospital hope review will help other parents

Lorraine and Warren Reilly asked that the deaths of their two girls be considered in he current HSE review of maternity services.

# inquiry - Thursday 29 January, 2015

‘Deeply wrong’: Labour TD abstains from vote on mother and baby homes inquiry

Labour TD Anne Ferris abstained from the vote criticising the lack of objectivity of the investigation.

# inquiry - Thursday 8 January, 2015

The Government is on track to finally investigate mother-and-baby homes

Survivors want a fully inclusive inquiry into what happened to them.

Bloody Sunday murder investigation to recommence

The inquiry was delayed because of budget cuts at the PSNI.

# inquiry - Friday 21 November, 2014

‘For the first time in 16 years we were treated the same as Catholics’

Mother and baby homes, including one group from a Protestant home, met with Minister James Reilly this month.

# inquiry - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

It’ll be next year before we find out just what happened right before Martin Callinan ‘retired’

The Fennelly Inquiry into covert recordings at garda stations and the circumstances surrounding the ex-garda commissioner’s departure will issue an interim report next year

# inquiry - Monday 10 November, 2014

Families of Bloody Sunday victims launch legal challenge over ‘end of murder investigation’

Cuts in PSNI funding have lead to a delay in the inquiry into the massacre.

# inquiry - Monday 29 September, 2014

Inquiry hears 1 in 5 boys at Co Down children’s home say they were abused

It also heard that paedophile priest, Father Brendan Smyth, was among the offenders.

# inquiry - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Calls for independent inquiry into “Ms Y” abortion case

The HSE is running its own inquiry, but some want it to be independent.

# inquiry - Thursday 21 August, 2014

HSE due to publish terms of its abortion case inquiry

The HSE ordered a report into the situation where a woman was given a caesarean section after she became pregnant through rape.

# inquiry - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Britain to hold public inquiry into fatal poisoning of former Russian spy

Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned in London with radioactive tea eight years ago.

# inquiry - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Opinion: No person or institution can be left behind in the mother-and-baby home inquiry

There are serious concerns about the forthcoming mother-and-baby home inquiry; there is no international judge and a glaring lack of public debate.

# inquiry - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Exclusion of institutions from inquiry concerning to mother-and-baby groups

Groups representing mothers and their children question why some institutions may not be included.

Number of maternity homes a difficulty for mother and baby inquiry

The Commission have been asked to include a wide range of institutions within their scope of their inquiry.

Today we’ll know who will chair the mother-and-baby home inquiry

We won’t know the terms of reference, however, or who else will be on the commission of investigation.

# inquiry - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

We’ll find out more about the mother-and-baby homes inquiry tomorrow

The government will confirm the identity of the person that will chair the Commission of Inquiry tomorrow.

# inquiry - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Call for inquiry into claims of Donegal planning improprieties

Following a meeting with whistleblower Gerard Convier, one Sinn Féin TD said he believes there are substantial grounds for an inquiry.

Colm McCarthy among 9 experts who will help banking inquiry figure out what to investigate

The banking inquiry met again in private session this morning.

# inquiry - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Handover of 25,000 mother-and-baby files indicates “scale and breadth” of investigation

Some 25,000 files have been handed over by the Sacred Heart Adoption Society to the Cork offices of Government agency ‘TUSLA’.

# inquiry - Friday 27 June, 2014

“His eyes were cold and dead”: Savile abuse in the victims’ words

An investigation found shocking instances of abuse and humiliation at the hands of Savile in UK hospitals.

# inquiry - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

It’s not just Tuam… Mother-and-baby probe needs to examine at least 100 institutions, Minister told

Survivors, campaigners and academics say the scope of the Commission may need to be widened to take in private nursing homes, mental institutions and smaller mother-and-baby homes.

# inquiry - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Here are the state files recalled from the National Archives by the Department of Health

Two of the files requisitioned by the department as part of the investigation into mother and baby homes relate to the Bon Secours home in Tuam.

# inquiry - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Warning over legal challenges as banking inquiry’s public sessions not expected until 2015

The first meeting of the joint Oireachtas committee set up to examine the banking crisis lasted some four hours at Leinster House today.

After much controversy, the banking inquiry will meet for first time today (in private)

The formation of the committee – never mind the inquiry itself – was not without controversy.

# inquiry - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Here’s how to make a submission to the mother and baby homes inquiry

Children’s Minister Charlie Flanagan has encouraged those who wish to make a submission to “act without delay”.

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