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# 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”.

# inquiry - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Clare Daly says gardaí at Corrib gas site are the “hired hands” of Shell

The Taoiseach said that it was “professional” protestors who had “caused the trouble”.

# inquiry - Monday 16 June, 2014

Calls for public inquiry into the policing of Corrib gas project

The group said there is no faith in GSOC as it currently exists.

# inquiry - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Stephen Donnelly quits banking inquiry, says Taoiseach stated that he will try to control it

The Government made sure they would have a majority on the inquiry after they had lost it.

# inquiry - Thursday 12 June, 2014

State files removed from National Archive following mother and baby home revelations Exclusive

Over 40 other state documents recalled by the Department of Health have yet to be returned.

# inquiry - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Adoption Rights Alliance cautiously welcomes inquiry into mother and baby homes

The group also want assurances new legislation regarding adoption information and tracing be considered.

GSOC welcomes Cooke report, Gardaí say they’re reviewing it

An Garda Síochána acknowledged that their working relationship with GSOC needs to be more constructive.

# inquiry - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Bethany Home, where 222 children died, to be included in mother and baby home investigation

The Children’s Minister Charlie Flanagan said today that he was conscious of the grievances felt by those connected to the Bethany Home, a protestant-run home on Dublin’s Orwell Road.

Tuam mass grave to be discussed at Cabinet this morning

Sinn Féin is calling for an independent judicial inquiry to be set up immediately.

‘Another non-consensual mass medical experiment’: Calls for investigation into symphysiotomy

The procedure, that left many woman with lifelong disabilities, was carried out in Ireland until the late 1980s.

# inquiry - Monday 9 June, 2014

Ten mother and baby homes carried out vaccine trials on almost 300 children – report

It is believed the trials took place between 1960 to 1976.

White: The sooner we know what happened with Callinan’s resignation, the better

White was speaking at the Labour leadership hustings in Dublin this evening.

# inquiry - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Taoiseach says he wants to know the full extent of the mass grave in Tuam and if there are other sites

The Children’s Minister said “these revelations are a reminder of our darker past where children were far from cherished”.

# inquiry - Friday 23 May, 2014

Higgins calls on UK government to allow access to Dublin-Monaghan bombing files

The President added that “a strategy of amnesia is simply not an option”.

# inquiry - Friday 9 May, 2014

Grave concerns: The issues Seán Guerin wants probed

Guerin report has wide range of areas of concern for upcoming Garda inquiry to focus on.

Guerin report which cost Shatter job is revealed

The report recommends: The entire bail process, nine Garda investigations and the whole management of whistleblower complaints should be thoroughly probed in upcoming inquiry.

# inquiry - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Civil Liberties group writes to Taoiseach, wants GardaGate inquiry expanded to protect human rights

The Irish Council of Civil Liberties says new revelations mean the inquiry’s scope needs to be expanded.

Cabinet to discuss terms of reference for GardaGate inquiry

Ministers will discuss the issue during today’s meeting, and it is expected the terms will be released very soon.

# inquiry - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Gardagate: Here’s what ministers agreed at today’s Cabinet meeting

The appointment of a judge to head the Commission of Investigation follows this morning’s Cabinet meeting.

# inquiry - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Govt reveals: Incoming and outgoing calls at Garda stations taped ‘since the 1980s’

The government said that the implications of the matter are potentially so grave that a Commission of Investigation is warranted.

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