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# bugging-claims - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Explainer: Why is Alan Shatter under pressure – and will he survive?
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# Shatter-gate

Explainer: Why is Alan Shatter under pressure – and will he survive?

Feb 20th 2014, 11:00 PM 29,875 Views 88 Comments

TheJournal.ie explores the background to the current controversy surrounding the Justice Minister, the questions that remain and what’s likely to happen next.

'His situation is untenable': Eight TDs say Alan Shatter should go
# Shatter Out
# Shatter Out

'His situation is untenable': Eight TDs say Alan Shatter should go

Feb 20th 2014, 12:32 PM 13,853 Views 82 Comments

The call was made at a press conference in Dublin today.

# bugging-claims - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

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

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

Feb 18th 2014, 10:00 PM 14,300 Views 127 Comments

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.

# bugging-claims - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Shatter asks GSOC to clarify 'surveillance' comments
# Bugging Claims
# Bugging Claims

Shatter asks GSOC to clarify 'surveillance' comments

Feb 13th 2014, 10:53 PM 7,749 Views 86 Comments

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

'Am I satisfied that no organ of the State put GSOC under surveillance? Yes I am'
# Eamon Gilmore
# Eamon Gilmore

'Am I satisfied that no organ of the State put GSOC under surveillance? Yes I am'

Feb 13th 2014, 1:16 PM 6,292 Views 70 Comments

Eamon Gilmore has accused the opposition of playing politics with the bugging controversy, claiming they are using it as “another issue to have a thump at Minister Shatter about or the government about”.

# bugging-claims - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Oireachtas committee has “grave concerns” about issues raised by GSOC
# Bugging Claims
# Bugging Claims

Oireachtas committee has “grave concerns” about issues raised by GSOC

Feb 12th 2014, 10:22 PM 18,290 Views 72 Comments

GSOC chairman Simon O’Brien and other members of the Ombudsman faced questions from TDs and Senators over a report in the Sunday Times that the agency’s communications systems were bugged.

Dáil hears alleged conversation: 'If Shatter thinks you're screwing him, you're finished'
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

Dáil hears alleged conversation: 'If Shatter thinks you're screwing him, you're finished'

Feb 12th 2014, 10:08 AM 18,492 Views 0 Comments

Alan Shatter said that suggestions in a transcript, read into the Dáil record last night, that he threatened anyone or authorised threatening were “absolutely outrageous”.

GSOC prepares to face panel, as commissioner says breach can't be ruled out
# Bugging Claims
# Bugging Claims

GSOC prepares to face panel, as commissioner says breach can't be ruled out

Feb 12th 2014, 7:54 AM 4,721 Views 53 Comments

“It would be lovely to be able to say we could be certain one way or the other,” GSOC’s Kieran Fitzgerald said last night.

# bugging-claims - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Government accused of 'frenzy' against GSOC over alleged bugging
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# BUGGING

Government accused of 'frenzy' against GSOC over alleged bugging

Feb 11th 2014, 5:11 PM 6,507 Views 45 Comments

Fianna Fail leader Micheál Martin made the claim during Leader’s Questions today.