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#Commission of Investigation

# commission-of-investigation - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Mother and Baby Homes Investigation costs top €12 million amid calls for a national archive of records

The Commission’s long-awaited final report has been delayed again for another four months due to Covid-19.

# commission-of-investigation - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Commission of Investigation into response to abuse allegations against Bill Kenneally to begin next week

The former sports coach is serving a 14-year prison sentence in relation to 10 counts of indecent assault against minors in the 1980s.

# commission-of-investigation - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Retired judge to lead probe into allegations of collusion in Bill Kenneally case

A number of survivors of that abuse allege that there was collusion between the Gardaí and the Catholic Church.

# commission-of-investigation - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Kenneally abuse complaints: Alleged collusion between gardaí and church to be probed

The former Waterford sports coach is currently serving a 14 year prison sentence.

# commission-of-investigation - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Grace probe delayed: Problems interviewing elderly witnesses 'not predicted', says Minister

The Commission of Investigation has been granted another 12 months to complete its work.

# commission-of-investigation - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Mother and baby home activist refuses to join selection panel for survivors' forum

Derek Leinster said that he believes that instead, Bethany Home survivors should be given redress before many of them die.

# commission-of-investigation - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Hunt for details on child burials at Bessboro mother and baby home

The burials took place between 1922 and 1998.

# commission-of-investigation - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Bill Kenneally's 'forgotten victims' want to know how that 'horrible monster got away with it for so long'

The government has said it will launch an inquiry – but there is no start date as yet.

# commission-of-investigation - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Mother and baby homes: It will be difficult to 'establish facts' on burial records say investigators

The commission has asked for an year extension to its deadline to publish its full findings.

# commission-of-investigation - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Here are the specific things about Nama that the State will investigate

The commission of investigation will primarily deal with the sale of Nama’s Northern Irish loan book, otherwise known as Project Eagle, in April 2014.

# commission-of-investigation - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Inquiry may be launched into case of child abuser Bill Kenneally

The former national basketball coach is serving a 14-year sentence for abusing teenage boys in Waterford in the 1980s.

# commission-of-investigation - Friday 10 March, 2017

Gardaí should interview the surviving Bon Secour nuns over Tuam burial site, says TD

“Age should not diminish responsibility,” said the Independent Alliance TD.

# commission-of-investigation - Friday 3 March, 2017

Nuns who ran Tuam home have 'no comment' to make on today's revelations

They did say that they are fully committed to the Commission of Investigation ‘seeking the truth’ about what happened.

Remains of young children and babies found in sewage chambers at Tuam mother and baby home

In a statement, the Commission said it is “shocked by the discovery” and its investigation is continuing.

# commission-of-investigation - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Poll: In the wake of the latest Maurice McCabe revelations, do you have confidence in the gardaí? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: In the wake of the latest Maurice McCabe revelations, do you have confidence in the gardaí?

The HSE has today “apologised unreservedly” to McCabe for the administrative error that led to an allegation against him making its way into a Tusla file.

# commission-of-investigation - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

RTÉ has been dragged into the Garda whistleblower mire

A new commission of investigation into the saga is to probe whether or not the Garda Commissioner “orchestrated” broadcasts on RTÉ in May 2016.

# commission-of-investigation - Saturday 8 October, 2016

'We were swept under the carpet 30 years ago': Victim of prolific paedophile pleads for inquiry

Jason Clancy believes a garda cover up allowed Bill Kenneally to do as he pleased during four decades.

# commission-of-investigation - Friday 30 September, 2016

Excavation to take place at site of alleged mass grave at Tuam

The excavation will take place following allegations about the deaths of 800 babies and the manner in which they were buried.

# commission-of-investigation - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Leitrim TD claims gardaí asked informant to carry out burglary at his house

The Sinn Féin deputy made a host of fresh allegations about garda malpractice in Sligo-Leitrim.

# commission-of-investigation - Thursday 19 November, 2015

There are a LOT of problems with the Siteserv inquiry

An interim report published this evening shows the IBRC loans/Siteserv inquiry is in trouble.

# commission-of-investigation - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Damning criticism: Siteserv inquiry 'lacks powers' needed to investigate controversial sales

Emergency measures are being considered to keep the inquiry on track.

# commission-of-investigation - Thursday 9 July, 2015

The man appointed (last month) to head up the IBRC inquiry has quit

The retired judge is stepping down, citing personal reasons.

# commission-of-investigation - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

There is a "terrible whiff" about Mick Wallace's Nama allegations

Both Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have called for a commission of investigation to be established.

# commission-of-investigation - Monday 8 June, 2015

The opposition are worried the IBRC inquiry won't be out until AFTER the election

The Taoiseach has said it’s not possible to issue a deadline for the Commission of Investigation.

# commission-of-investigation - Friday 5 June, 2015

I want proof, not a pat on the head and to be told: 'It's fine, go away' - Catherine Murphy

The independent TD said “serious questions” remain unanswered.

# commission-of-investigation - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

IBRC inquiry: Department of Finance reveals details of filing error

Catherine Murphy found out via Twitter, but she’s very happy nonetheless.

# commission-of-investigation - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Why was Alan Shatter given information about Garda investigation before other TDs? Letters Of Note This post contains videos

Why was Alan Shatter given information about Garda investigation before other TDs?

Yesterday the Department of the Taoiseach released a series of letters between it and the former justice minister’s lawyers.

# commission-of-investigation - Friday 30 January, 2015

That big row which led to the Dáil walkout is getting bigger (and now Shatter's involved)

Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett has defended his decision not have a debate on an inquiry into Garda malpractice last Wednesday.

# commission-of-investigation - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Gardaí have been 'incalculably' damaged by delay in investigation of 'garda misconduct' GRA

Gardaí have been 'incalculably' damaged by delay in investigation of 'garda misconduct'

The GRA’s General Secretary said that gardaí at the centre of the allegations need to have their say.

# commission-of-investigation - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Commission of Investigation into 1998 garda shooting of dissident

28-year-old Ronan McLoughlin was part of a gang that attempted to rob a Securicor van in Ashford on a day gardai were engaged in a “blue flu” action.

# commission-of-investigation - 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.

Fatal shooting of Real IRA member by gardaí to be investigated

Mac Lochlainn was shot dead by gardaí in May 1998.

# commission-of-investigation - 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”.

# commission-of-investigation - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

"We're the ones who lived this our whole lives": Mother-and-baby home residents have some advice for the Government

Groups representing children born in the homes and women who gave birth in the institutions have been setting out their priorities for the investigation.

# commission-of-investigation - 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.

'Time to shed light on another dark period': Broad welcome for mother-and-baby investigation

Campaign groups have broadly welcomed this afternoon’s developments. There was also an observation that the matter “could have been dealt with decades ago”.

# commission-of-investigation - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Taoiseach: We'll be making a formal decision on Guerin today

New Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald is expected to bring a memo on the issue to Cabinet.

# commission-of-investigation - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

How banks are helping SMEs and why the GAA signed a deal with SKY Sports

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…

# commission-of-investigation - 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.

# commission-of-investigation - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Thousands of hours of recorded garda calls will have to be transcribed for inquiry

Justice Minister Alan Shatter said that the transcription process would ‘not be an easy exercise and obviously will take some time’.

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