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Friday 29 June, 2018

Evidence of four witnesses should be disregarded, Disclosures Tribunal told
# Charleton
# Charleton

Evidence of four witnesses should be disregarded, Disclosures Tribunal told

Jun 29th 2018, 3:52 PM 14,198 Views 0 Comments

The comment was made by a barrister for An Garda Síochána.

Thursday 28 June, 2018

Protected disclosure made by David Taylor 'essentially a work of fiction', lawyers for gardaí tell Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Protected disclosure made by David Taylor 'essentially a work of fiction', lawyers for gardaí tell Tribunal

Updated Jun 28th 2018, 6:50 PM 13,640 Views 0 Comments

Shane Murphy SC was speaking during his closing submission to the Disclosures Tribunal.

Friday 22 June, 2018

Charleton says it would be 'absolutely futile' to bring journalists who claimed privilege to High Court
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Charleton says it would be 'absolutely futile' to bring journalists who claimed privilege to High Court

Jun 22nd 2018, 4:25 PM 8,446 Views 0 Comments

Four journalists have claimed privilege at the Disclosures Tribunal on the basis of protecting their sources.

Tuesday 12 June, 2018

'Not conceivable' that journalists were negatively briefed about Maurice McCabe says Tribunal chair
# Day 92
# Day 92

'Not conceivable' that journalists were negatively briefed about Maurice McCabe says Tribunal chair

Jun 12th 2018, 4:11 PM 18,076 Views 0 Comments

The tribunal heard evidence from two Irish Examiner journalists who both claimed privilege.

Monday 11 June, 2018

Journalist on Miss D interview: 'It wouldn't have been material that would be published in the Sunday Times'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Journalist on Miss D interview: 'It wouldn't have been material that would be published in the Sunday Times'

Updated Jun 11th 2018, 7:10 PM 19,933 Views 0 Comments

John Mooney told the tribunal at Dublin Castle that he was never briefed negatively about Sergeant Maurice McCabe.

Thursday 7 June, 2018

Irish Daily Mail group editor says evidence by paper's journalist was 'not logical'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Irish Daily Mail group editor says evidence by paper's journalist was 'not logical'

Jun 7th 2018, 5:26 PM 15,934 Views 0 Comments

Sebastian Hamilton was speaking about evidence by journalist Alison O’Reilly.

Saturday 12 May, 2018

No files on 'privileged' garda systems labelling McCabe a 'target' or a 'suspect', Tribunal told
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

No files on 'privileged' garda systems labelling McCabe a 'target' or a 'suspect', Tribunal told

May 12th 2018, 5:14 PM 7,170 Views 0 Comments

A crucial week looms at Dublin Castle.

Thursday 10 May, 2018

No evidence on Taylor's phones that he was ordered to smear McCabe, Tribunal hears
# Garda Press Office
# Garda Press Office

No evidence on Taylor's phones that he was ordered to smear McCabe, Tribunal hears

May 10th 2018, 5:03 PM 7,637 Views 0 Comments

Twelve out of fifteen senior Gardaí’s phones could not be found to be handed into the Disclosures Tribunal.

Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Former garda press office boss 'got a buzz' from doing job, colleague tells Tribunal
# Media
# Media

Former garda press office boss 'got a buzz' from doing job, colleague tells Tribunal

May 9th 2018, 6:53 PM 23,549 Views 0 Comments

Sergeant Damien Hogan, meanwhile, said his suspicions were raised when newspaper articles closely matched private incident reports.

Tuesday 8 May, 2018

David Taylor had over 11,000 contacts with journalists in just four months after leaving garda press office job
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

David Taylor had over 11,000 contacts with journalists in just four months after leaving garda press office job

May 8th 2018, 3:27 PM 14,194 Views 0 Comments

Just under one-quarter of the contacts were with Eavan Murray, a crime correspondent with the Irish Sun newspaper.

Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Superintendent describes former garda press officer as 'very difficult to work with'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Superintendent describes former garda press officer as 'very difficult to work with'

May 2nd 2018, 6:35 PM 22,086 Views 0 Comments

He also said that David Taylor was “somewhat bitter about being moved” from the Garda Press Office.

Friday 13 April, 2018

Auditor General says Martin Callinan told him of sex assault allegations against McCabe
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Auditor General says Martin Callinan told him of sex assault allegations against McCabe

Apr 13th 2018, 6:14 PM 12,519 Views 0 Comments

Seamus McCarthy described it as an attempt to shake his conviction in his report into penalty points.

Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Maurice McCabe accepts fake rape allegation against him in HSE report was unintentional, Tribunal hears
# Copy And Paste Error
# Copy And Paste Error

Maurice McCabe accepts fake rape allegation against him in HSE report was unintentional, Tribunal hears

Feb 13th 2018, 6:00 PM 19,642 Views 0 Comments

The Disclosures Tribunal has concluded its first module and will break until next month.

Thursday 8 February, 2018

Tribunal to consider if any evidence of 'dark truth' that commissioner was 'going after' McCabe
# Charleton Tribunal
# Charleton Tribunal

Tribunal to consider if any evidence of 'dark truth' that commissioner was 'going after' McCabe

Feb 8th 2018, 6:15 PM 12,118 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Peter Charleton outlined 11 questions he will consider when preparing his latest report.

Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Garda civil servant testifies that he did not say gardaí were 'going after' Maurice McCabe
# Charleton Tribunal
# Charleton Tribunal

Garda civil servant testifies that he did not say gardaí were 'going after' Maurice McCabe

Feb 7th 2018, 6:36 PM 15,057 Views 0 Comments

The Disclosures Tribunal heard testimony which directly contradicted that of John Barrett last week.

Thursday 1 February, 2018

Tribunal hears of plan to 'go after' McCabe
# Disclosures
# Disclosures

Tribunal hears of plan to 'go after' McCabe

Feb 1st 2018, 8:00 PM 19,108 Views 0 Comments

The head of human resources with the force was testifying today.

Monday 29 January, 2018

It would 'not have been in public interest' if O'Sullivan stepped down after O'Higgins report
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

It would 'not have been in public interest' if O'Sullivan stepped down after O'Higgins report

Jan 29th 2018, 10:10 PM 13,769 Views 0 Comments

A former senior civil servant from the Department of Justice was among those giving evidence today.

Friday 26 January, 2018

O'Sullivan barrister who challenged McCabe says his 'conscience is clear'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

O'Sullivan barrister who challenged McCabe says his 'conscience is clear'

Jan 26th 2018, 6:34 PM 18,713 Views 0 Comments

Colm Smyth SC was cross-examined by Michael McDowell SC again today.

Wednesday 24 January, 2018

O'Sullivan's barrister was on 'red alert' and said McCabe was the 'accuser'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

O'Sullivan's barrister was on 'red alert' and said McCabe was the 'accuser'

Jan 24th 2018, 7:08 PM 15,152 Views 0 Comments

Colm Smyth began giving evidence today, as Nóirín O’Sullivan concluded her third day of evidence.

Friday 19 January, 2018

Tribunal hears it was 'reasonable and legitimate' to challenge Maurice McCabe's credibility
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Tribunal hears it was 'reasonable and legitimate' to challenge Maurice McCabe's credibility

Jan 19th 2018, 5:03 PM 12,621 Views 0 Comments

Counsel for Nóirín O’Sullivan said today that this was because McCabe had made serious accusations against senior officers.

Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Solicitor for Nóirín O'Sullivan called questioning of Maurice McCabe's credibility 'political dynamite'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Solicitor for Nóirín O'Sullivan called questioning of Maurice McCabe's credibility 'political dynamite'

Jan 17th 2018, 3:10 PM 18,690 Views 0 Comments

The Disclosures Tribunal heard evidence from solicitor Annmarie Ryan from the Chief State Solicitor’s Office

Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Absence of records on McCabe file could have been a cover-up, says social worker
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Absence of records on McCabe file could have been a cover-up, says social worker

Oct 25th 2017, 4:08 PM 10,824 Views 0 Comments

Lisa O’Loghlen said any cover-up may have been Tusla covering its own mistakes.

Monday 23 October, 2017

'It wasn't stood over by the witness': Tribunal hears closing arguments in Keith Harrison module
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'It wasn't stood over by the witness': Tribunal hears closing arguments in Keith Harrison module

Oct 23rd 2017, 7:12 PM 15,606 Views 0 Comments

Information about the threats came from two anonymous 999 calls in October 2013.

Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Tribunal may recall senior gardaí after previously unknown contact was discovered
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Tribunal may recall senior gardaí after previously unknown contact was discovered

Oct 11th 2017, 3:47 PM 12,833 Views 0 Comments

The tribunal is currently looking at contacts between gardaí and the HSE/Tusla relating to garda whistleblower Keith Harrison.

Tuesday 10 October, 2017

The Charleton Tribunal has finished its hearings about Garda Keith Harrison
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

The Charleton Tribunal has finished its hearings about Garda Keith Harrison

Oct 10th 2017, 6:15 PM 12,288 Views 0 Comments

The complaint against Garda Keith Harrison was made under section 102 of the Garda Siochana Act, relating to gardaí causing serious harm or death.

Monday 9 October, 2017

Barrister says that evidence of Donegal's most senior garda should not be accepted by Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Barrister says that evidence of Donegal's most senior garda should not be accepted by Tribunal

Oct 9th 2017, 2:08 PM 22,115 Views 0 Comments

Chief Superintendent Terry McGinn did not make notes when she directed an investigation into alleged actions of Keith Harrison.

Thursday 5 October, 2017

Disclosures Tribunal: Retired garda can't provide statement as he's 'on the far side of the world'
# Not Right Now
# Not Right Now

Disclosures Tribunal: Retired garda can't provide statement as he's 'on the far side of the world'

Oct 5th 2017, 7:01 PM 19,245 Views 0 Comments

Three of four new statements from senior gardaí were presented to the Tribunal today.

Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Tribunal chairman asks for new statements from four senior gardaí
# Keith Harrison
# Keith Harrison

Tribunal chairman asks for new statements from four senior gardaí

Oct 4th 2017, 7:20 PM 17,304 Views 0 Comments

Peter Charleton said the statements should be handed in by 10am tomorrow.

Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Tusla officials reject claim they were 'leaned on' to make home visit by gardaí
# Keith Harrison
# Keith Harrison

Tusla officials reject claim they were 'leaned on' to make home visit by gardaí

Oct 3rd 2017, 8:30 PM 7,384 Views 0 Comments

“It’s about my professional reputation,” social worker Donna McTeague told the Disclosures Tribunal today.

Monday 2 October, 2017

Garda Harrison's partner tells Tribunal she was 'followed to Dunnes Stores by garda cars'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Garda Harrison's partner tells Tribunal she was 'followed to Dunnes Stores by garda cars'

Oct 2nd 2017, 7:25 PM 13,260 Views 0 Comments

The Tribunal is looking at contacts between gardaí and the HSE/Tusla relating to Garda Keith Harrison.

Thursday 28 September, 2017

'We want to be left alone': Garda Harrison's partner says she'd rather not be at tribunal
# Charleton Tribunal
# Charleton Tribunal

'We want to be left alone': Garda Harrison's partner says she'd rather not be at tribunal

Sep 28th 2017, 1:27 PM 11,539 Views 0 Comments

The probe is looking at contacts between the gardaí, child and family agency Tusla and Garda Keith Harrison.

Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Tribunal hears details of text messages between Garda Keith Harrison and his partner Marisa Simms
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Tribunal hears details of text messages between Garda Keith Harrison and his partner Marisa Simms

Sep 27th 2017, 6:30 PM 25,332 Views 0 Comments

Simms was on the witness stand at the tribunal for the first time today.

Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Donegal sergeant tells Tribunal that legal letter written about her was 'disturbing'
# Day 27
# Day 27

Donegal sergeant tells Tribunal that legal letter written about her was 'disturbing'

Sep 26th 2017, 7:30 PM 34,500 Views 0 Comments

Sergeant Bridget McGowan was giving evidence concerning Garda Keith Harrison at the Charleton Tribunal today.

Monday 25 September, 2017

'Even the best of Donegal seanachaís would find it difficult to talk for eight hours' - Inspector cross-examined at Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'Even the best of Donegal seanachaís would find it difficult to talk for eight hours' - Inspector cross-examined at Tribunal

Sep 25th 2017, 7:41 PM 27,240 Views 0 Comments

Marisa Simms had called to Letterkenny Garda station on 6 October 2013.

Friday 22 September, 2017

Tribunal hears whistleblower's partner withdrew statement about his behaviour
# Keith Harrison
# Keith Harrison

Tribunal hears whistleblower's partner withdrew statement about his behaviour

Sep 22nd 2017, 9:58 PM 22,662 Views 0 Comments

The tribunal is looking at interactions between An Garda Síochána, Tusla and Garda Harrison.

Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Tribunal hears details of fight between garda whistleblower and partner that led to 999 call
# Donegal
# Donegal

Tribunal hears details of fight between garda whistleblower and partner that led to 999 call

Sep 19th 2017, 8:41 PM 23,981 Views 0 Comments

Marisa Simms said Keith Harrison was “out of control” but later withdrew this statement.

Monday 18 September, 2017

Retired garda says colleague's death in line of duty had 'devastating effect' on officers
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Retired garda says colleague's death in line of duty had 'devastating effect' on officers

Sep 18th 2017, 4:29 PM 29,474 Views 0 Comments

Retired Garda Sergeant Daniel Devlin told the Charleton Tribunal “emotionally, everyone was badly affected” after Garda Gary McLoughlin was killed.

Tuesday 25 July, 2017

False rape allegation about Maurice McCabe 'remained on file until this year'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

False rape allegation about Maurice McCabe 'remained on file until this year'

Jul 25th 2017, 3:34 PM 9,251 Views 0 Comments

The Charleton Tribunal is looking into whether garda whistleblower McCabe was the target of a smear campaign.

Thursday 20 July, 2017

Garda denies ignoring McCabe letter in order to 'trigger an earthquake in the HSE'
# Charleton Tribunal
# Charleton Tribunal

Garda denies ignoring McCabe letter in order to 'trigger an earthquake in the HSE'

Jul 20th 2017, 2:19 PM 14,003 Views 2 Comments

Superintendent Noel Cunningham gave evidence to the Charleton Tribunal today.

Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Paul Williams denies he was "puppet for the guards" when meeting woman who made McCabe allegations
# Charleton Tribunal
# Charleton Tribunal

Paul Williams denies he was "puppet for the guards" when meeting woman who made McCabe allegations

Jul 18th 2017, 2:06 PM 24,284 Views 0 Comments

The journalist was speaking at the Disclosures Tribunal today.

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