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# investigations - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Hospital inspections: Trainee doctors left unsupervised and male interns getting preferential treatment

The Medical Council has published its findings from inspections at nine hospitals in the south, west and north-west.

# investigations - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Woman (57) dies after lawnmower she was driving crashes into ditch

Gardaí are investigating the incident which occurred at Toureen, Rossmore, Co Tipperary.

# investigations - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Gardaí probe whether Pete Taylor was the target of triple shooting in Bray

Gardaí are also investigating if the attack was linked to the Kinahan/Hutch feud.

# investigations - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

R Kelly accused of grooming 14-year-old girl in new BBC documentary

R Kelly’s former girlfriend Kitti Jones made the allegations during the new BBC Three documentary.

# investigations - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Helmet and lifejacket found washed up belonged to Rescue 116 winchman Ciarán Smith

Rescue 116 went down in March with four crew onboard while preparing to refuel at Blacksod, Co Mayo.

# investigations - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Helmet and lifejacket found on Mayo shore

Investigations are being carried out to determine whether the items belong to a missing Rescue 116 crewmember.

Appeal after 19-year-old died one week after Derry assault

Jordan McConomy died following an altercation with another man on Sunday morning.

# investigations - Friday 1 September, 2017

Man arrested over disappearance of nine-year-old girl from Alps wedding

Maelys de Araujo was last seen at 3am local time on Sunday at the wedding venue.

# investigations - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Gardaí investigating rural burglaries carry out raids in Dublin

Searches were carried out by gardaí in Dublin yesterday.

# investigations - Friday 28 July, 2017

The body that investigates gardaí is looking to ramp up its interview skills

The body that investigates gardaí is looking to ramp up its interview skills

Gsoc says it wants its interviewers to be trained like police.

# investigations - Monday 12 June, 2017

Dublin City councillors want real-time emissions data from the Poolbeg incinerator

Three investigations are ongoing after eleven workers at the plant were taken to hospital last week.

# investigations - 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.

# investigations - Friday 12 August, 2016

Ross 'not happy' with Olympic Council of Ireland investigation on Rio ticket sale controversy

The Olympic Council of Ireland says there was no impropriety whatsoever from anyone dealing with tickets for the Rio Games.

# investigations - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Top Vatican cardinal being investigated by police over child abuse claims

Police in Australia said they are investigating Cardinal George Pell.

# investigations - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

A sniffer dog discovered these drugs at Portlaoise mail centre today

Stella gave a positive reaction to a parcel on its way to Dublin City.

# investigations - Thursday 4 February, 2016

One passenger confirmed missing after blast rips hole in airplane

There are reports that a man was sucked out of the hole in the plane.

# investigations - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Emily Logan: Give GSOC the power to investigate claims of excessive force by gardaí

The Irish Human Right and Equality Commission is calling for GSOC to be allowed to investigate a wider range of offences.

# investigations - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Taxi driver says garda arranged compensation from assault suspect

The Inspectorate was very concerned about the outcome of this case.

# investigations - Friday 17 October, 2014

More people have been complaining about gardaí this year

GSOC said time taken to receive information requested from the Garda Síochána in relation to investigations has “improved significantly”.

# investigations - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Who you gonna call? The Department of Agriculture Investigations Division

The new unit will bring the department’s investigations unit under one banner.

# investigations - Friday 5 September, 2014

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# investigations - Monday 11 August, 2014

Gardaí investigating alleged sexual assault in fast-food restaurant in Cork

It is believed the woman was followed into the bathroom.

# investigations - Monday 14 July, 2014

Austerity has 'weakened' the human rights of Ireland's most vulnerable

The State is appearing before a United Nations committee to hear concerns over human rights in Ireland.

# investigations - Monday 19 May, 2014

Armed gardaí arrest man after armed robbery in Tipperary

The man brandished and pointed the handgun at gardaí.

# investigations - Friday 28 March, 2014

GSOC unsure if it can investigate claims a judge put pressure on whistleblower

GSOC said it is examining whether they can investigate the accusations under their remit.

# investigations - Monday 24 February, 2014

Government using 'spin and obfuscation' to delay whistleblower apology - Martin

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin says the Government is purposely trying to introduce confusion.

# investigations - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Chief executive of RSA Insurance resigns, says he was the 'fall guy'

Philip Smith, who was suspended as the company investigates irregularities, said there was a “predetermined outcome”

# investigations - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Irish government asks Twitter for some users' account details

Twitter has disclosed that the government made less than 10 requests for information about users in the first six months of this year in its latest transparency report.

# investigations - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

€500,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Leitrim

Two men have been arrested after Gardaí discovered the plants in two separate raids.

# investigations - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Two men arrested after armed robbery in Clarehall, Dublin

Two members of staff were threatened, tied up and assaulted during the raid and an undisclosed amount of cash was stolen.

# investigations - Monday 3 December, 2012

Six arrested in organised crime raid in Waterford

Gardaí carried out a major search operation in the early hours of this morning in south Kilkenny and Waterford.

# investigations - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# investigations - Friday 19 October, 2012

Explosive device made safe in Blanchardstown

The army bomb disposal team made safe a viable improvised explosive device in the Fortlawn Avenue area of Blanchardstown this morning.

# investigations - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Update: Swiss bus crash kills 28, including 22 children

Belgium is mourning the loss of its students as relatives fly to Switzerland.

# investigations - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Voters sketchy on arguments made for or against Oireachtas inquiries referendum

Panel of experts present the findings of their study into why people voted no to the Oireachtas inquiries referendum.

# investigations - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Complaints against financial insitutions could be made public

A bill has been published by Fianna Fáil Spokesperson Michael McGrath TD and if approved would mean that the Financial Services Ombudsman could publish and report on complaints made against regulated financial service providers.

# investigations - Friday 25 November, 2011

Troubles killings "cannot be reinvestigated"

The killings cannot be investigated by the police ombudsman’s office as they have already been investigated by the police.