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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.

# inquiry - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Gilmore: We can never forget the terrible events that occurred during the Troubles

The Tánaiste was responding to news that a judge will review a covert deal that allowed IRA suspects to escape prosecution.

# inquiry - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Adams contacted by man claiming to be convicted drug dealer Kieran Boylan

The Sinn Féin president said the man took issue with comments he made in a radio interview linking bugging at the GSOC offices to the ombudsman’s inquiry into garda collusion with Boylan.

GSOC surveillance inquiry to report on findings within eight weeks

Retired High Court Judge John Cooke will conduct the independent inquiry.

# inquiry - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Retired judge to review GSOC surveillance claims and report “within eight weeks”

It comes as Sinn Féin prepares to table a motion calling for the establishment of an independent inquiry into claims that the Garda Ombudman’s headquarters was placed under surveillance.

# inquiry - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Shatter asks GSOC to clarify ‘surveillance’ comments

Minister Shatter also said that an inquiry into the issue would suggest there is no confidence in GSOC.

# inquiry - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

No new inquiry into Stardust tragedy

The families of victims say that there is new evidence, but Alan Shatter says it is not enough for a new inquiry into the fire.

# inquiry - Monday 13 January, 2014

Public inquiry into historical child abuse in NI begins today

The inquiry will focus on claims of abuse by institutions run by organisations like churches and the state in Northern Ireland.

# inquiry - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Public Accounts Committee to examine penalty points furore

The committee will use whistleblower information as starting point for probe of how penalty points are cancelled.

# inquiry - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Transport Dept examines issues with emergency marine beacons

Minister Varadkar has been called on to clarify how long his department has known about the issues for.

# inquiry - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Over 340 arrested in global child pornography investigation

The gardaí were among police forces from 10 countries who took part in the inquiry. However a spokesperson for the force said there was no information on any Irish arrests.

# inquiry - Friday 1 November, 2013

BBC broadcaster Paul Gambaccini arrested under Operation Yewtree

The broadcaster had been questioned by police earlier this week.

# inquiry - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Roma child incidents result of ‘pure, raw, naked, poisonous racism’

Opposition TDs called for an independent inquiry into the two incidents this week.

# inquiry - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Commissioner confirms Love/Hate garda to face inquiry

Detective Kieran O’Reilly, who has worked on real-life undercover drug operations, plays a member of the elite squad cracking down on ‘Nidge’ and his gang…

# inquiry - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Taoiseach reveals details of forthcoming banking inquiry

Kenny told the Dáil during the Order of Business that it was his view and that of government that there should be an inquiry into the banking crisis.

# inquiry - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Alan Shatter rules out any fresh inquiry into the Stardust disaster

The Justice Minister will not be using the new Oirechtas inquiries law to establish a new inquiry into the Valentine’s Night fire which killed 48 people in 1981.

# inquiry - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Tonight’s Evening Fix… now with added apologies from Death Row inmates

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# inquiry - Monday 20 May, 2013

Catholic Church in Australia admits it has been slow to act on sex abuse

Australia is holding a government inquiry into how child sex abuse was handled, amid claims that about 620 children were abused by the Catholic Church since the 1930s.

# inquiry - Sunday 12 May, 2013

From Business ETC ‘Some bankers and civil servants don’t want banking inquiry’ – McGuinness Bank Inquiry

‘Some bankers and civil servants don’t want banking inquiry’ – McGuinness

The government has been seeking to bring forward legislation to strengthen the Oireachtas’ ability to carry out inquiries into matters of public interest in the wake of the rejection of a referendum in 2011.

# inquiry - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Comedian Jimmy Tarbuck questioned in child sex abuse inquiry

The comedian is the latest celebrity to be arrested in connection with a historical child sex abuse investigation.

# inquiry - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Inquest into Savita death enters fourth day

Proceedings are due to resume at 10am this morning.

# inquiry - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Australia launches national child sex abuse inquiry

Gillard ordered the inquiry last year after a decade of growing pressure to investigate widespread allegations of paedophilia in schools and churches.

# inquiry - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Labour senators seek new inquiry into priest’s murder in 1985

Fr Niall Molloy died in July 1985, but a trial jury was direct to acquit the accused before an inquest revealed a violent death.

# inquiry - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Former IRA members will not give evidence to Smithwick Tribunal

The Smithwick Tribunal says three members of the Provisional IRA have ruled out giving oral evidence.

# inquiry - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Two more men arrested in Savile sex abuse inquiry

So far, police have arrested 10 men in connection with thousands of complaints made against former BBC presenter, Jimmy Savile.

# inquiry - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

India: 10 men arrested over another gang-rape

The news comes as the Indian government announced a special inquiry into a gang-rape which occurred on 16 December.

# inquiry - Friday 14 December, 2012

Gerry Adams urges Taoiseach: put pressure on for full Pat Finucane inquiry

The Sinn Féin leader said the Irish government ‘needs to shift into a higher gear in support of the Finucane family, who want a public inquiry into the death of Pat finucane.

# inquiry - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Garda Ombudsman sends file to DPP after Kieran Boylan inquiry

The investigation looked into accusations of collusion between gardaí and convicted drug dealer in the movement and supply of controlled drugs.

# inquiry - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Report on Pat Finucane murder to be published today

The family of the murdered Belfast lawyer want a full public inquiry into the circumstances surrounding his death in 1989.

# inquiry - Monday 3 December, 2012

From Business ETC Google’s Irish operation may be examined by UK tax investigation Corporate Tax

Google’s Irish operation may be examined by UK tax investigation

The Revenue & Customs are to review Google’s returns over the last six years, in a case with Irish ramifications.

One killed and five injured in separate crashes in Carlow and Mayo

Three people are in critical condition after a three-car crash in Mayo. Separately, a 42-year-old man died in a car crash just outside Tullow in Carlow.

# inquiry - Monday 26 November, 2012

Savita: Family give Health Minister public inquiry ‘ultimatum’

They said tonight that the Minister has until Thursday to agree to a public inquiry, or they will take the case to the European Court of Human Rights.

# inquiry - Saturday 24 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge Here is the week’s news… skewed Not The News

Here is the week’s news… skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Gardaí lack resources to monitor Love/Hate characters; HSE inquiry to proceed without actually inquiring; and student grants delayed until after emigration.

# inquiry - Friday 23 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s the nine stories you need to know this morning.

# inquiry - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Praveen Halappanavar: “I still can’t believe that she’s not with us” Savita This post contains images

Praveen Halappanavar: “I still can’t believe that she’s not with us”

The husband of Savita Halappanavar told Prime Time tonight that he has no confidence in the HSE and wants a public, government-funded investigation into her death.

HSE names new members of Savita investigation team

It has also published the terms of reference for the investigation into the death of 31-year-old Savita Halappanavar.

Amid Savita death concerns, Minister bids to attract Indian students to Ireland

Department of Education and Skills says the week-long mission to India headed up by Junior Minister Ciarán Cannon was planned months in advance of the death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar in Galway.

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