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# john-omahoney - 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 20,595 Views 0 Comments

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

# john-omahoney - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Families cautiously optimistic after arrest of man alleged to have killed two Irish soldiers
# Justice
# Justice

Families cautiously optimistic after arrest of man alleged to have killed two Irish soldiers

Jul 17th 2014, 2:30 PM 6,460 Views 4 Comments

“Growing up, we knew our Dad was tortured and murdered in the line of duty”.

# john-omahoney - Saturday 16 November, 2013

'I'm not confident, but I am hopeful': New boundaries create new challenges for FG's MEPs
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

'I'm not confident, but I am hopeful': New boundaries create new challenges for FG's MEPs

Nov 16th 2013, 7:45 AM 4,839 Views 37 Comments

While the focus has been on Dublin and how to replace Gay Mitchell, Fine Gael is targeting half of the eight seats outside of the capital.

# john-omahoney - Friday 8 November, 2013

'I binge drink myself, and I'm ashamed of that': TDs debate alcohol sponsorship of sport
# Friday Sittings
# Friday Sittings

'I binge drink myself, and I'm ashamed of that': TDs debate alcohol sponsorship of sport

Nov 8th 2013, 4:51 PM 17,211 Views 64 Comments

Alcohol and fluoridation of the Irish drinking water supply were discussed by a small number of TDs in a new-look Friday sitting in the Dáil today.

# john-omahoney - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Parties begin to assess candidates after redrawing of European constituencies
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Parties begin to assess candidates after redrawing of European constituencies

Sep 26th 2013, 10:21 AM 3,993 Views 11 Comments

The division of Ireland into three new constituencies presents some interesting challenges for the political parties and independents who hope to run.

# john-omahoney - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

D-day for Creighton as Dáil to vote on abortion legislation
# Abortion
# Abortion

D-day for Creighton as Dáil to vote on abortion legislation

Jul 10th 2013, 6:15 AM 5,680 Views 63 Comments

Fine Gael looks likely to lose the European Affairs minister when the Dáil debates and votes on amendments to the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill today but other wavering TDs could now support the new law.

# john-omahoney - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Varadkar: We need another investigation into the penalty points controversy
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Varadkar: We need another investigation into the penalty points controversy

Jun 11th 2013, 9:11 AM 5,574 Views 45 Comments

“In a lot of cases they were explaining away penalty point terminations that to the reasonable person seemed a little bit unusual,” Leo Varadkar has said of the garda report into the cancellation of penalty points.

# john-omahoney - Thursday 30 May, 2013

'Dysfunctional and flawed': TDs slam penalty points investigation
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

'Dysfunctional and flawed': TDs slam penalty points investigation

May 30th 2013, 2:12 PM 6,544 Views 38 Comments

Mick Wallace, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, Clare Daly and Joan Collins have criticised the reports into the practice of cancelling penalty points which largely cleared gardaí.

# john-omahoney - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Three 'possible breaches' identified in penalty points report
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Three 'possible breaches' identified in penalty points report

May 15th 2013, 3:13 PM 8,518 Views 59 Comments

Anonymous allegations made about possible garda corruption were found to be unsubstantiated.

# john-omahoney - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Where were the 38 TDs who didn’t vote on the abortion bill?
# Abortion
# Abortion

Where were the 38 TDs who didn’t vote on the abortion bill?

Nov 29th 2012, 4:49 PM 17,129 Views 51 Comments

A TV interview, planting a tree, “official business” and committee work in Mozambique are among the reasons for some TDs not voting on last night’s abortion bill.

# john-omahoney - Saturday 2 June, 2012

Varadkar appeals to motorists after four deaths on Irish roads
# Roads
# Roads

Varadkar appeals to motorists after four deaths on Irish roads

Jun 2nd 2012, 3:17 PM 4,376 Views 16 Comments

Both the Transport Minister and the Gardaí have issued appeals to motorists to stay safe on the roads this weekend.