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# charleton-tribunal - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Garda Keith Harrison battles to quash findings from Disclosures Tribunal
# High Court
# High Court

Garda Keith Harrison battles to quash findings from Disclosures Tribunal

May 28th 2019, 6:05 AM 20,519 Views 0 Comments

Garda Harrison seeks an order from the High Court quashing findings made in the Tribunal’s second interim report.

# charleton-tribunal - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Justice Minister apologises to whistleblower Maurice McCabe on behalf of the State
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Justice Minister apologises to whistleblower Maurice McCabe on behalf of the State

Oct 17th 2018, 11:27 AM 10,453 Views 36 Comments

Justice Peter Charleton found there was a “campaign of calumny” to smear Garda McCabe.

# charleton-tribunal - Monday 15 October, 2018

Garda Superintendent David Taylor files retirement request in the wake of Disclosures Tribunal
# Charleton Tribunal
# Charleton Tribunal

Garda Superintendent David Taylor files retirement request in the wake of Disclosures Tribunal

Oct 15th 2018, 11:48 AM 27,265 Views 69 Comments

David Taylor, a central figure in Justice Peter Charleton’s report, had been suspended from duty over the weekend.

# charleton-tribunal - Saturday 13 October, 2018

'Thou shalt not escape calumny': A literary Charleton invokes Shakespeare in searing Tribunal report
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'Thou shalt not escape calumny': A literary Charleton invokes Shakespeare in searing Tribunal report

Oct 13th 2018, 10:00 PM 13,370 Views 11 Comments

The garda commissioner called it “difficult reading”. But it is certainly an essential one.

# charleton-tribunal - Friday 12 October, 2018

'They demanded her head on a plate': Harris says Fitzgerald deserves an apology from opposition leaders
# All Apologies
# All Apologies

'They demanded her head on a plate': Harris says Fitzgerald deserves an apology from opposition leaders

Oct 12th 2018, 12:18 PM 18,284 Views 94 Comments

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have defended their actions of calling for the former Tánaiste’s resignation.

Peter Charleton wasn't overly enamoured by the press - here's what he had to say about journalists
# Off The Record
# Off The Record

Peter Charleton wasn't overly enamoured by the press - here's what he had to say about journalists

Oct 12th 2018, 6:15 AM 16,389 Views 15 Comments

Journalistic privilege was cited by many – not by all – but by most.

Taylor torn down and Callinan undone: Judge Charleton's forensic analysis on a national scandal
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Taylor torn down and Callinan undone: Judge Charleton's forensic analysis on a national scandal

Oct 12th 2018, 12:05 AM 22,289 Views 14 Comments

The no-nonsense Supreme Court judge has delivered a typically no-nonsense, thorough report.

# charleton-tribunal - Thursday 11 October, 2018

'It was not a lazy dodging': Former Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald vindicated by Charleton report
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'It was not a lazy dodging': Former Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald vindicated by Charleton report

Updated Oct 11th 2018, 7:14 PM 24,976 Views 48 Comments

Fitzgerald resigned following controversy about what she knew of the Garda Commissioner’s legal strategy.

Charleton says gardaí need 'complete turn-around in attitude' and some are 'crying out for leadership'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Charleton says gardaí need 'complete turn-around in attitude' and some are 'crying out for leadership'

Oct 11th 2018, 7:00 PM 11,978 Views 0 Comments

The judge has said members of the force need to be more visible on the streets and honest.

How Peter Charleton found the fact among the rumour, gossip, lies and deceit
# The Things They Said
# The Things They Said

How Peter Charleton found the fact among the rumour, gossip, lies and deceit

Oct 11th 2018, 6:01 PM 17,600 Views 13 Comments

An analysis of how Peter Charleton came to believe some more than others.

Tribunal 'might have been unnecessary' had Tusla admitted what happened with McCabe allegation
# Charleton Tribunal
# Charleton Tribunal

Tribunal 'might have been unnecessary' had Tusla admitted what happened with McCabe allegation

Oct 11th 2018, 2:12 PM 11,345 Views 17 Comments

The Charleton report charges the child and family agency of “astounding inefficiency”.

Disclosures Tribunal finds Martin Callinan and former press officer ran 'campaign' against Maurice McCabe
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Disclosures Tribunal finds Martin Callinan and former press officer ran 'campaign' against Maurice McCabe

Updated Oct 11th 2018, 2:00 PM 68,816 Views 101 Comments

The latest report of the Disclosures Tribunal has been published.

The missing phones: Tribunal finds Dave Taylor 'chose to present a public lie to the people of Ireland'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

The missing phones: Tribunal finds Dave Taylor 'chose to present a public lie to the people of Ireland'

Oct 11th 2018, 1:58 PM 15,360 Views 8 Comments

“Then, no one knew better,” Mr Justice Charleton wrote. “Now they do.”

Justice Charleton uses the word 'calumny' 27 times in his report - here's what it means
# By Definition
# By Definition

Justice Charleton uses the word 'calumny' 27 times in his report - here's what it means

Oct 11th 2018, 1:47 PM 24,376 Views 11 Comments

He found there was a “campaign of calumny” against Maurice McCabe by Martin Callinan.

Disclosures Tribunal accepts no one in Garda HQ influenced Paul Reynolds' broadcasts
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Disclosures Tribunal accepts no one in Garda HQ influenced Paul Reynolds' broadcasts

Oct 11th 2018, 1:37 PM 6,392 Views 6 Comments

Justice Peter Charleton said RTÉ journalist Paul Reynolds “gave honest evidence” to the Disclosures Tribunal.

'No credible evidence' O'Sullivan 'played any part' in campaign against McCabe
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'No credible evidence' O'Sullivan 'played any part' in campaign against McCabe

Oct 11th 2018, 12:49 PM 10,800 Views 31 Comments

Judge Peter Charleton said Superintendent David Taylor had “every reason to lie” about the former Garda Commissioner because he was “bitter” about several things.

# charleton-tribunal - Monday 8 October, 2018

Keith Harrison trying to stop internal Garda investigation
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Keith Harrison trying to stop internal Garda investigation

Oct 8th 2018, 5:31 PM 28,192 Views 0 Comments

The garda has brought a High Court action aimed at stopping an investigation into alleged breaches of discipline by him.

# charleton-tribunal - Sunday 1 July, 2018

He said, he said: The 'blackening' of Maurice McCabe? Or the smear campaign that never existed?
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

He said, he said: The 'blackening' of Maurice McCabe? Or the smear campaign that never existed?

Jul 1st 2018, 9:00 PM 21,706 Views 0 Comments

It was the final, and most crucial, module at the Disclosures Tribunal. Here’s what happened.

'You really need to think about this': What happened in the Nóirín module at the Disclosures Tribunal
# O'higgins Commission
# O'higgins Commission

'You really need to think about this': What happened in the Nóirín module at the Disclosures Tribunal

Jul 1st 2018, 8:00 AM 12,546 Views 0 Comments

The scandal that almost brought down the government didn’t prove as explosive as expected.

# charleton-tribunal - Saturday 30 June, 2018

'Utter nonsense': The curious case of Keith Harrison at the Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'Utter nonsense': The curious case of Keith Harrison at the Disclosures Tribunal

Jun 30th 2018, 9:00 PM 27,371 Views 0 Comments

Unequivocally, and often brutally, Mr Justice Charleton dismissed the claims made by Garda Harrison at the Disclosures Tribunal.

A series of catastrophic events: What happened in the Tusla module at the Disclosures Tribunal
# Maurice McCabe
# Maurice McCabe

A series of catastrophic events: What happened in the Tusla module at the Disclosures Tribunal

Jun 30th 2018, 8:30 AM 7,586 Views 0 Comments

It finished nearly 12 months ago and here’s a breakdown of what happened.

What the Disclosures Tribunal heard: A definitive timeline of the Maurice McCabe story
# Long And Winding Road
# Long And Winding Road

What the Disclosures Tribunal heard: A definitive timeline of the Maurice McCabe story

Jun 30th 2018, 12:05 AM 17,570 Views 0 Comments

The Tribunal heard almost 100 days of evidence, and this timeline covers how this debacle developed over more than a decade.

# charleton-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 8,448 Views 0 Comments

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

# charleton-tribunal - 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 18,077 Views 0 Comments

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

# charleton-tribunal - 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 19,936 Views 0 Comments

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

# charleton-tribunal - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Retired garda says it would've been 'out of character' for Callinan to say such nasty things about McCabe
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Retired garda says it would've been 'out of character' for Callinan to say such nasty things about McCabe

Updated Jun 6th 2018, 11:00 PM 20,635 Views 0 Comments

A retired assistant commissioner, and a superintendent in the communications section, gave evidence at Dublin Castle this morning.

# charleton-tribunal - Friday 1 June, 2018

Philip Boucher-Hayes says that Callinan told him McCabe had done 'horrific things... the worst kind'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Philip Boucher-Hayes says that Callinan told him McCabe had done 'horrific things... the worst kind'

Jun 1st 2018, 5:03 PM 51,288 Views 0 Comments

The RTÉ journalist made strong allegations against the former garda commissioner at the Disclosures Tribunal today.

# charleton-tribunal - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Former Sunday Independent editor: "He came back to the office and said: 'He's a paedophile'"
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Former Sunday Independent editor: "He came back to the office and said: 'He's a paedophile'"

May 30th 2018, 5:15 PM 79,062 Views 0 Comments

Former Sunday Independent editor Anne Harris gave explosive testimony at the Disclosures Tribunal today.

# charleton-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 23,581 Views 0 Comments

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

# charleton-tribunal - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Alan Kelly says his questions about the Department of Justice are going unanswered
# Unanswered Questions
# Unanswered Questions

Alan Kelly says his questions about the Department of Justice are going unanswered

May 8th 2018, 6:10 AM 12,868 Views 26 Comments

The Labour TD said the refusal to answer his ‘legitimate’ questions is ‘undemocratic’.

# charleton-tribunal - 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 12,531 Views 0 Comments

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

# charleton-tribunal - Thursday 12 April, 2018

'I believe he used me' - Gerald Kean says Martin Callinan spoke to him before RTÉ appearance
# Disclosures
# Disclosures

'I believe he used me' - Gerald Kean says Martin Callinan spoke to him before RTÉ appearance

Apr 12th 2018, 5:36 PM 25,217 Views 0 Comments

Kean said he met Callinan in person only once, at a charity event in Cork.

# charleton-tribunal - Monday 9 April, 2018

'And the other fella fiddles with kids. They’re the kind of f*****g headbangers I’m dealing with'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'And the other fella fiddles with kids. They’re the kind of f*****g headbangers I’m dealing with'

Apr 9th 2018, 3:25 PM 104,284 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD John McGuinness took to the witness box for another explosive day of testimony at the Disclosures Tribunal today.

# charleton-tribunal - 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 12,119 Views 0 Comments

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

# charleton-tribunal - 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 15,083 Views 0 Comments

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

# charleton-tribunal - Monday 5 February, 2018

Martin Callinan's 'disgusting comment' led to 'open season' on Maurice McCabe
# Charleton Tribunal
# Charleton Tribunal

Martin Callinan's 'disgusting comment' led to 'open season' on Maurice McCabe

Feb 5th 2018, 3:17 PM 21,427 Views 0 Comments

The Disclosures Tribunal was told about McCabe’s feelings post-that PAC meeting today by the garda’s civilian head of HR.

# charleton-tribunal - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Ahead of her evidence tomorrow, tribunal hears about Frances Fitzgerald's emails
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Ahead of her evidence tomorrow, tribunal hears about Frances Fitzgerald's emails

Jan 30th 2018, 6:40 PM 14,183 Views 0 Comments

The Charleton Tribunal was told that Fitzgerald was told about emails relating to Maurice McCabe.

# charleton-tribunal - 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 13,779 Views 0 Comments

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

# charleton-tribunal - 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 18,747 Views 0 Comments

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

# charleton-tribunal - Monday 22 January, 2018

Nóirín O'Sullivan says she faced 'an impossible dilemma' on her legal strategy against Maurice McCabe
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Nóirín O'Sullivan says she faced 'an impossible dilemma' on her legal strategy against Maurice McCabe

Jan 22nd 2018, 4:40 PM 23,714 Views 0 Comments

O’Sullivan told the Tribunal today that she acted on legal advice to attack the motivation of Sergeant Maurice McCabe.

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