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#Martin Callinan

# martin-callinan - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Martin Callinan accused of telling politician that Maurice McCabe 'was a kiddie fiddler'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Martin Callinan accused of telling politician that Maurice McCabe 'was a kiddie fiddler'

Jun 14th 2017, 6:07 PM 20,750 Views 29 Comments

The Disclosures Tribunal began hearing from its own lawyers today about statements that have been taken.

# martin-callinan - Saturday 6 May, 2017

'These men were trained liars' - women duped into relationships with undercover police call for Irish inquiry
# Deep Cover
# Deep Cover

'These men were trained liars' - women duped into relationships with undercover police call for Irish inquiry

May 6th 2017, 9:30 PM 90,551 Views 44 Comments

Activist “Lisa” was in a six-year relationship with undercover UK police officer Mark Kennedy before she exposed him in 2011.

# martin-callinan - Friday 7 April, 2017

'More cock-up than conspiracy': Shatter defends gardaí, but hits out at Kenny
# Fennelly Report
# Fennelly Report

'More cock-up than conspiracy': Shatter defends gardaí, but hits out at Kenny

Apr 7th 2017, 10:55 AM 11,574 Views 30 Comments

The former Justice Minister said the Taoiseach and Attorney General’s actions might be “a resigning matter”.

Six reasons why calls were recorded at garda stations for so long
# Failure To Act
# Failure To Act

Six reasons why calls were recorded at garda stations for so long

Apr 7th 2017, 12:10 AM 13,971 Views 8 Comments

The practice went on for over thirty years.

# martin-callinan - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Another garda report is dropping today. This is what you need to know
# Fennelly
# Fennelly

Another garda report is dropping today. This is what you need to know

Apr 6th 2017, 4:18 PM 14,889 Views 23 Comments

The report was three years in the making.

# martin-callinan - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Mick Wallace: Is it appropriate that Martin Callinan was in Garda HQ 'several days last week'?
# Charleton Tribunal
# Charleton Tribunal

Mick Wallace: Is it appropriate that Martin Callinan was in Garda HQ 'several days last week'?

Mar 29th 2017, 4:27 PM 31,758 Views 54 Comments

Callinan is one of the central characters in the new tribunal into the Maurice McCabe scandal.

# martin-callinan - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Former garda commissioner's phone to be examined - but SIM may have been destroyed three years ago
# Garda Whistleblower
# Garda Whistleblower

Former garda commissioner's phone to be examined - but SIM may have been destroyed three years ago

Feb 9th 2017, 6:20 AM 11,498 Views 0 Comments

There have been fresh calls today for the Commissioner to stand aside as an investigation is held.

# martin-callinan - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Frances Fitzgerald says gardaí will 'go after drug dealers who flaunt their assets'
# Gangland Crime
# Gangland Crime

Frances Fitzgerald says gardaí will 'go after drug dealers who flaunt their assets'

Jun 1st 2016, 11:15 AM 11,290 Views 61 Comments

The Tánaiste also said she was “shocked” by a recent claim the then Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan met PAC chair in a car park.

# martin-callinan - Monday 30 May, 2016

Nóirín O'Sullivan "was not aware" of secret meeting between former Garda Commissioner and PAC chairman
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

Nóirín O'Sullivan "was not aware" of secret meeting between former Garda Commissioner and PAC chairman

May 30th 2016, 7:45 PM 24,125 Views 123 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s John McGuinness told the Dáil last week that he met with the former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan in a hotel car park two years ago.

# martin-callinan - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Reprinting the punt and pulling out of government: A look inside Eamon Gilmore's new book
# Inside The Room
# Inside The Room

Reprinting the punt and pulling out of government: A look inside Eamon Gilmore's new book

Nov 1st 2015, 12:34 PM 17,911 Views 89 Comments

Here’s some of what the former Tánaiste has revealed.

# martin-callinan - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

What was in Martin Callinan's black bags? Lucinda says a criminal probe may be needed
# Shredded Papers
# Shredded Papers

What was in Martin Callinan's black bags? Lucinda says a criminal probe may be needed

Sep 23rd 2015, 4:00 PM 14,333 Views 35 Comments

The Renua leader called the Dáil confidence debate “very disappointing”.

# martin-callinan - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Micheál Martin says a gun was put to Martin Callinan's head
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Micheál Martin says a gun was put to Martin Callinan's head

Sep 22nd 2015, 12:10 PM 15,831 Views 55 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# martin-callinan - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Most Irish people don't believe Enda but no one in government wants to talk about it
# Fennelly
# Fennelly

Most Irish people don't believe Enda but no one in government wants to talk about it

Sep 8th 2015, 3:20 PM 21,648 Views 102 Comments

Just 12 per cent of people believe the Taoiseach’s version of the events which led to Martin Callinan’s departure last year.

# martin-callinan - Friday 4 September, 2015

Justice minister says shredding of Martin Callinan's personal papers needs to be examined
# Those Bin Bags
# Those Bin Bags

Justice minister says shredding of Martin Callinan's personal papers needs to be examined

Sep 4th 2015, 8:40 AM 26,453 Views 134 Comments

As many as 10 black bin bags of the former garda commissioner’s personal papers were shredded after he retired.

# martin-callinan - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Enda Kenny facing motion of no confidence (and his AG could be in trouble too)
# Fennelly
# Fennelly

Enda Kenny facing motion of no confidence (and his AG could be in trouble too)

Sep 2nd 2015, 8:30 PM 52,607 Views 212 Comments

Micheál Martin earlier accused the Taoiseach of being “shifty and underhand” while Gerry Adams said Kenny should resign.

Don't believe the spin, the Fennelly report is a big problem for Enda Kenny
# Analysis
# Analysis

Don't believe the spin, the Fennelly report is a big problem for Enda Kenny

Sep 2nd 2015, 12:55 PM 19,958 Views 124 Comments

Analysis: Government efforts to portray the report as clearing Enda Kenny may not work.

The 'uncomfortable' meeting in Martin Callinan's house that led to his early retirement
# Fennelly
# Fennelly

The 'uncomfortable' meeting in Martin Callinan's house that led to his early retirement

Sep 2nd 2015, 7:01 AM 24,468 Views 80 Comments

The visit was the “immediate catalyst” for the Commissioner leaving his position – and the force.

# martin-callinan - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Visit from civil servant was 'immediate catalyst' for Martin Callinan's retirement
# Fennelly Report
# Fennelly Report

Visit from civil servant was 'immediate catalyst' for Martin Callinan's retirement

Sep 1st 2015, 9:45 PM 27,914 Views 161 Comments

The opposition are calling on Enda Kenny to consider his position, but the Taoiseach is standing firm.

Martin Callinan had up to 10 black bags of his personal papers shredded
# Fennelly
# Fennelly

Martin Callinan had up to 10 black bags of his personal papers shredded

Sep 1st 2015, 7:03 PM 24,374 Views 67 Comments

On the day he retired, the Garda Commissioner filled 8- 10 bags with personal papers and asked that they be disposed of.

# martin-callinan - Monday 31 August, 2015

Everything you need to know about the controversy that could end Enda
# Fennelly
# Fennelly

Everything you need to know about the controversy that could end Enda

Aug 31st 2015, 10:45 PM 81,106 Views 182 Comments

A report into the circumstances surrounding Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan’s departure last year is expected shortly…

# martin-callinan - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Enda: The only people I can sack in the country are ministers
# Martin Callinan
# Martin Callinan

Enda: The only people I can sack in the country are ministers

Apr 1st 2015, 10:51 AM 10,536 Views 73 Comments

The Taoiseach faced more questions about the Fennelly Commission today.

# martin-callinan - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

"Frustrating" that Garda Commissioner didn't say if the Provisional IRA still exists
# Crime
# Crime

"Frustrating" that Garda Commissioner didn't say if the Provisional IRA still exists

Mar 25th 2015, 4:24 PM 14,807 Views 40 Comments

Nóirín O’Sullivan appeared before the Justice Committee today.

We still don't know if Martin Callinan resigned, retired or was sacked...
# One Year On
# One Year On

We still don't know if Martin Callinan resigned, retired or was sacked...

Mar 25th 2015, 8:15 AM 17,626 Views 105 Comments

Analysis: The departure of the Garda Commissioner remains shrouded in controversy.

# martin-callinan - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

'Utterly disgraceful': Enda is having NONE of Micheál's criticism
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

'Utterly disgraceful': Enda is having NONE of Micheál's criticism

Mar 10th 2015, 3:18 PM 27,027 Views 92 Comments

The two got into a war of words after it emerged the report into why the Garda Commissioner resigned will be delayed indefinitely.

# martin-callinan - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Fancy being the gardaí's second-in-command?
# On The Beat
# On The Beat

Fancy being the gardaí's second-in-command?

Feb 12th 2015, 10:11 AM 9,736 Views 24 Comments

The job comes with a nice salary too.

# martin-callinan - Friday 26 December, 2014

11 politicians and one (ex) garda commissioner who defined the political year
# Review 2014
# Review 2014

11 politicians and one (ex) garda commissioner who defined the political year

Dec 26th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,794 Views 38 Comments

From Callinan to Kelly we look at the 12 individuals who shaped the political year that was.

# martin-callinan - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Profile: Who is the new Commissioner of An Garda Síochána?
# Top Job
# Top Job

Profile: Who is the new Commissioner of An Garda Síochána?

Nov 25th 2014, 2:53 PM 66,820 Views 91 Comments

Meet Nóirín O’Sullivan, the first female head of An Garda Síochána.

# martin-callinan - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

It'll be next year before we find out just what happened right before Martin Callinan 'retired'
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

It'll be next year before we find out just what happened right before Martin Callinan 'retired'

Nov 11th 2014, 5:58 PM 5,771 Views 17 Comments

The Fennelly Inquiry into covert recordings at garda stations and the circumstances surrounding the ex-garda commissioner’s departure will issue an interim report next year

# martin-callinan - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Why does no one want to run the Department of Justice?
# Poisoned Chalice
# Poisoned Chalice

Why does no one want to run the Department of Justice?

Oct 29th 2014, 6:27 PM 10,217 Views 28 Comments

The post of secretary general in Frances Fitzgerald’s department is being readvertised.

# martin-callinan - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 17th 2014, 8:38 AM 7,394 Views 72 Comments

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

# martin-callinan - Friday 5 September, 2014

Are you an 'inspirational leader'? Like to earn €180k? The Garda Commissioner job is up for grabs
# JOB OPENING
# JOB OPENING

Are you an 'inspirational leader'? Like to earn €180k? The Garda Commissioner job is up for grabs

Sep 5th 2014, 10:44 AM 13,728 Views 77 Comments

Dust off that CV…

# martin-callinan - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Got what it takes?* ... Ads to recruit a new Garda Commissioner to be published this week
# Thin Blue Line
# Thin Blue Line

Got what it takes?* ... Ads to recruit a new Garda Commissioner to be published this week

Sep 3rd 2014, 7:25 PM 7,698 Views 15 Comments

*Statistically — no, you don’t.

# martin-callinan - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

How has Alan Shatter gone from Department of Justice to High Court?
# Guerin
# Guerin

How has Alan Shatter gone from Department of Justice to High Court?

Jul 30th 2014, 4:04 PM 13,071 Views 0 Comments

We knew he was not on board with the Guerin Report findings. Now we know just how far he intends to go with it.

# martin-callinan - Monday 28 July, 2014

Secrecy has become part of Justice Dept's DNA, damning report concludes
# Closed And Secretive
# Closed And Secretive

Secrecy has become part of Justice Dept's DNA, damning report concludes

Jul 28th 2014, 10:57 PM 16,639 Views 74 Comments

The report, initiated in the wake of the Guerin findings, found there was a “closed, secretive” culture in the Department.

# martin-callinan - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Martin who? Callinan isn't mentioned in opening of annual garda report
# Garda Commissioner
# Garda Commissioner

Martin who? Callinan isn't mentioned in opening of annual garda report

Jul 22nd 2014, 2:03 PM 5,556 Views 11 Comments

This is despite him overseeing everything that the report contains.

# martin-callinan - Friday 20 June, 2014

Garda Commissioner admits 'listening hasn't always been a priority'
# Lend Me Your Ear
# Lend Me Your Ear

Garda Commissioner admits 'listening hasn't always been a priority'

Jun 20th 2014, 1:14 PM 6,268 Views 11 Comments

Nóirín O’Sullivan has told a justice reform conference: “I can’t guarantee perfection on my watch, but I can give it a good try.”

# martin-callinan - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

How are senior gardaí appointed and removed from their jobs?
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

How are senior gardaí appointed and removed from their jobs?

Jun 17th 2014, 9:00 AM 5,576 Views 6 Comments

The Technical Group will put forward a Bill today that would update the current process.

# martin-callinan - Monday 16 June, 2014

Alex White: Right now, a reasonable person could conclude that Kenny sacked Callinan
# Alex White
# Alex White

Alex White: Right now, a reasonable person could conclude that Kenny sacked Callinan

Jun 16th 2014, 5:00 PM 8,744 Views 34 Comments

The Labour leadership hopeful tells TheJournal.ie the Taoiseach needs to give a full account of what happened in the period leading up to the Garda Commissioner’s exit.

# martin-callinan - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

"You've some neck" - Martin calls for Kenny to admit he 'fired' Callinan
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

"You've some neck" - Martin calls for Kenny to admit he 'fired' Callinan

Jun 11th 2014, 12:47 PM 12,339 Views 58 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader said it was “very serious” that junior minister Alex White agreed that the Taoiseach forced the former Garda Commissioner to quit.

We'll have to "wait and see" who leaked GSOC 'bugging' information - Fitzgerald
# Who Said What
# Who Said What

We'll have to "wait and see" who leaked GSOC 'bugging' information - Fitzgerald

Jun 11th 2014, 11:22 AM 4,581 Views 20 Comments

The justice minister said that at least seven people had access to the information that was leaked to the media.