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# inquiry - Monday 2 July, 2012

UK to hold banking inquiry over lending rates scandal

David Cameron announced the inquiry in parliament this morning over the major scandal involving inter-bank lending rates.

# inquiry - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Murdoch's News Corp considering plan to split company

Newspaper business could be split into a separate company.

# inquiry - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Downing of Turkish plane "unacceptable", says NATO chief

NATO holding emergency consultations with Turkey following last week’s incident.

# inquiry - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Watch live: Leveson inquiry hears evidence from David Cameron Hacking This post contains videos

Watch live: Leveson inquiry hears evidence from David Cameron

The inquiry set up in the wake of the phone hacking scandal at the News of the World continues to receive witness testimony today.

David Cameron to appear before Leveson inquiry today

The British prime minister will face questions about his relationship with Rupert Murdoch.

# inquiry - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Further information sought over murder of Siobhan Stapleton

The 51-year-old was found outside her family home with serious head injuries and died while being taken to hospital.

# inquiry - Monday 28 May, 2012

Protester disrupts Tony Blair evidence at Leveson inquiry

The protester called the former British prime minister a war criminal and had to be forcibly removed from the inquiry courtroom.

# inquiry - Monday 21 May, 2012

Investigation launched into donations for British culture secretary

The British parliament’s commissioner for standards has opened an inquiry into allegations Jeremy Hunt failed to register donations from media companies.

Smithwick Tribunal looks for more time as unexpected witnesses come forward

Judge Peter Smithwick has sought an extra five months before submitting his final report on possible Garda collusion in the deaths of two RUC officers in 1989.

# inquiry - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Health watchdog to publish report into Tallaght Hospital

The report by the Health Information and Quality Authority will be published at 11am this morning.

# inquiry - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Diarmuid Martin calls for independent inquiry into Brendan Smyth abuse

The Archbishop of Dublin said an international investigation of the actions of both Church and State was needed to reveal the “full story”.

# inquiry - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

From The42 BHA report: Too soon to say if Grand National needs to be made safer Safety

BHA report: Too soon to say if Grand National needs to be made safer

The British Horseracing Authority has concluded a review of the incidents which led to the deaths of Synchronised and According to Pete this year.

# inquiry - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Meadhbh McGivern: "One year on, life is absolutely brilliant" Heartwarming This post contains images

Meadhbh McGivern: "One year on, life is absolutely brilliant"

The Leitrim girl who had a liver transplant operation after a transportation failure last year is fighting fit after finally getting her surgery.

# inquiry - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Public demand for full investigation into banking crisis to be answered

The probe could see former government ministers, civil servants and banking executives account for their actions ahead of the September 2008 bank guarantee

# inquiry - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

What happens to the rest of the 'A Mission To Prey' crew?

Noel Curran, Director General of RTÉ, has said that the movement of two senior execs was voluntary and that an independent external board is still investigating other personnell in ‘A Mission to Prey’ debacle.

# inquiry - Friday 30 March, 2012

Criticism of planning investigations 'a smokescreen' says Minister

Junior Minister Jan O’Sullivan strongly rejected claims that it has not cancelled planning inquiries.

# inquiry - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Calls for governmment reparation for Magdalene Laundries survivors

The issue of reparation for survivors of the Magdalene Laundries was brought to the UN Human Rights Council by the Irish Human Rights Commission and Women’s Human Rights Alliance at a special meeting today.

# inquiry - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

BAI: No reason to review Frontline presidential debate decision

The BAI also said it had passed on a recommendation on how to deal with RTE’s Prime Time Investigates programme which made allegations against Father Kevin Reynolds.

Cabinet will not order review of Frontline programme - Kenny

Enda Kenny says any independent review of RTÉ’s Frontline programme is a matter for the BAI and not the cabinet.

BAI, Cabinet to discuss Gallagher demands for Frontline inquiry

The cabinet, and a meeting of the Broadcasting Authority, will examine claims that RTÉ suggested audience questions.

# inquiry - Monday 12 March, 2012

RTÉ invites former UTV chief to assist in editorial review

The national broadcaster has outlined the numerous actions it is taking in connection with last October’s controversial Frontline debate.

# inquiry - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Further regulatory process over Gallagher complaint is 'not a matter for RTÉ to decide or influence'

The national broadcaster has responded to an earlier statement made by lawyers for presidential candidate Seán Gallagher calling for a public inquiry into last year’s controversial Frontline debate.

# inquiry - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Government does not propose all-Ireland Omagh inquiry, says Tánaiste

Eamon Gilmore says that gardaí and the PSNI will maintain a close relationship, but that the govt isn’t pushing for an all-island inquiry.

# inquiry - Friday 3 February, 2012

Watch: Journalists give evidence to Leveson inquiry Hacking This post contains videos

Watch: Journalists give evidence to Leveson inquiry

The inquiry set up in the wake of the News of the World hacking scandal continues to receive witness testimonies today.

# inquiry - Friday 16 December, 2011

SIPTU accused of withholding information from slush fund inquiry

The Public Accounts Committee urges the trade union to co-operate with a probe into unaccounted payments to a training fund.

# inquiry - Thursday 15 December, 2011

TDs call for inquiry into sexual abuse at Drogheda hospital

A cross-party group of TDs and Senators from Louth, Meath, Cavan and Monaghan have asked the Taoiseach to set up an inquiry into allegations of abuse at the hospital spanning 30 years.

# inquiry - Friday 9 December, 2011

From The42 Russian boxer dies following title fight knockout Tragedy

Russian boxer dies following title fight knockout

Russian Boxing Federation confirm that Roman Simakov, 27, has died following Monday’s WBC Asian title fight.

# inquiry - Thursday 1 December, 2011

Public Accounts Committee plans probe into financial collapse

The Dáil committee is told it already has the legal power to carry out an investigation, and agrees to draw up terms of reference.

# inquiry - Friday 25 November, 2011

RTE to repeat Kevin Reynolds apology tonight

The state broadcaster will repeat the apology this evening after viewers expressed concern over the quality of the initial apology.

# inquiry - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Government to seek legal advice on Michael Shine abuse allegations

Taoiseach Enda Kenny tells Dáil that he is asking Attorney General for guidance – but an inquiry was not possible because of failed referendum proposal.

# inquiry - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Senior management at RTÉ to step aside during Fr Reynolds inquiries

The producer and reporter on the programme which libelled Fr Kevin Reynolds will also step aside.

# inquiry - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Government announces inquiry into RTE programme on Kevin Reynolds

Pat Rabbitte announced that the independent inquiry will determine the ‘true facts and circumstances’ which led to the Prime Time programme on Fr Reynolds being broadcast earlier this year.

# inquiry - Sunday 20 November, 2011

Celebrities to testify at UK phone hacking inquiry

Public figures including Hugh Grant, JK Rowling and Sienna Miller are to appear alongside other alleged phone hacking victims including Madeleine McCann’s father.

# inquiry - Friday 7 October, 2011

Family of murdered solicitor Pat Finucane to meet British PM

Finucane’s wife and children are calling for an independent public inquiry into the death of the human rights solicitor in Belfast

# inquiry - Friday 16 September, 2011

Celebrities to take part in hacking inquiry

Harry Potter author JK Rowling is among the 46 victims of hacking or press intrusion who have been invited to give evidence at an inquiry into the scandal.

# inquiry - Monday 12 September, 2011

Government publishes wording of Abbeylara referendum

The government has only published a draft version today – but the Bill needs passing in ten days if the ballot is to be held in time.

# inquiry - Friday 9 September, 2011

British army suspends more soldiers following Baha Mousa inquiry Abuse This post contains images

British army suspends more soldiers following Baha Mousa inquiry

Meanwhile, the British Ministry of Defence has said that more damning evidence could lead to further prosecutions in other Iraqi abuse cases.

# inquiry - Friday 5 August, 2011

'Weigh importance of info sought against pain inflicted': UK's secret policy on torture

A top secret document has been obtained by the Guardian detailing the UK’s policy on torture.

# inquiry - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Column: We must stop the reports on clerical child abuse.. and spend that money on survivors

We know children were molested and raped and we know the Church protected the evil abusers, writes Evin Daly, CEO of One Child International. What those victims need now is support and funding, not more reports.

# inquiry - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Government agrees to establish a Magdalene Laundries committee

The government pledges to “establish the true facts and circumstances” relating to the laundries – but no apology for now.