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David Taylor will have to pay almost a third of his legal costs over the Disclosures Tribunal
# Former Garda
# Former Garda

David Taylor will have to pay almost a third of his legal costs over the Disclosures Tribunal

Aug 2nd 2019, 11:08 AM 20,111 Views 14 Comments

The former head of the garda press office was heavily criticised in the Disclosures Tribunal’s report.

'I was constantly being vilified': Alan Shatter speaks of 'years of upset and difficulty' since resignation
# Frenzy And Betrayal
# Frenzy And Betrayal

'I was constantly being vilified': Alan Shatter speaks of 'years of upset and difficulty' since resignation

May 30th 2019, 12:10 PM 16,301 Views 50 Comments

The former justice minister resigned over a garda whistleblower controversy in 2014.

Is the Charleton tribunal and Maurice McCabe raised on the doorsteps with Fitzgerald? 'Not particularly'
# Dublin Constituency
# Dublin Constituency

Is the Charleton tribunal and Maurice McCabe raised on the doorsteps with Fitzgerald? 'Not particularly'

May 22nd 2019, 5:20 PM 12,326 Views 61 Comments

Minister Regina Doherty says she doesn’t believe the electorate will punish Fine Gael over the housing crisis.

Supreme Court rejects appeal against Alan Shatter's successful challenge to Guerin report
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Supreme Court rejects appeal against Alan Shatter's successful challenge to Guerin report

Feb 26th 2019, 1:12 PM 16,319 Views 12 Comments

The Guerin report looked into the handling of Shatter of claims made by Maurice McCabe.

State proposes mediation in legal actions brought against it by Maurice McCabe
# High Court
# High Court

State proposes mediation in legal actions brought against it by Maurice McCabe

Feb 11th 2019, 9:54 PM 16,060 Views 0 Comments

Counsel said the proposed mediation was being made not just in the interests of all the parties but also “in the public interest.”

State admits liability in two claims brought against it by Maurice McCabe
# High Court
# High Court

State admits liability in two claims brought against it by Maurice McCabe

Dec 11th 2018, 12:53 PM 22,996 Views 0 Comments

Liability was admitted in a personal injuries claim brought by McCabe against the Garda Commissioner, Ireland and the Attorney General.

Nearly half of all those watching TV last night watched the Maurice McCabe documentary
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

Nearly half of all those watching TV last night watched the Maurice McCabe documentary

Nov 14th 2018, 6:44 PM 49,595 Views 75 Comments

The show has been praised widely on social media since the first part aired on Monday.

Justice Minister 'cannot say at this stage' if Callinan's pension will be cancelled
# State Pension
# State Pension

Justice Minister 'cannot say at this stage' if Callinan's pension will be cancelled

Nov 14th 2018, 11:01 AM 24,001 Views 0 Comments

Charlie Flanagan said that the cancellation of Callinan’s pension is subject to legal advice.

'There's a risk we'll remember this whole episode as a case of two bad, and one good cop'
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

'There's a risk we'll remember this whole episode as a case of two bad, and one good cop'

Nov 14th 2018, 7:00 AM 25,929 Views 66 Comments

Our politicians and government, as well as the media, should be prepared to be far more self-critical and embrace change, writes John Devitt.

Maurice McCabe's wife Lorraine: 'I felt frightened... I was afraid they'd do something to hurt him'
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

Maurice McCabe's wife Lorraine: 'I felt frightened... I was afraid they'd do something to hurt him'

Nov 13th 2018, 10:17 PM 33,565 Views 15 Comments

The second part of the RTÉ documentary Whistleblower aired this evening.

Over half a million people watched the Maurice McCabe documentary on RTÉ last night
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

Over half a million people watched the Maurice McCabe documentary on RTÉ last night

Nov 13th 2018, 5:30 PM 55,122 Views 53 Comments

The second part of the documentary airs this evening.

Government seeks advice on pursuing Callinan and Taylor for legal damages
# Maurice McCabe
# Maurice McCabe

Government seeks advice on pursuing Callinan and Taylor for legal damages

Nov 13th 2018, 3:59 PM 18,292 Views 0 Comments

The Taoiseach said he would like to see this case taken by Maurice McCabe settled.

Maurice McCabe says he wouldn't bathe his own children after he was accused of sexual assault
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

Maurice McCabe says he wouldn't bathe his own children after he was accused of sexual assault

Nov 12th 2018, 10:26 PM 39,077 Views 25 Comments

The matter was investigated by the DPP, and exonerated McCabe of wrongdoing.

Commissioner 'reviewing' decision to fund Callinan's legal defence in McCabe case
# Maurice McCabe
# Maurice McCabe

Commissioner 'reviewing' decision to fund Callinan's legal defence in McCabe case

Updated Nov 12th 2018, 1:46 PM 38,416 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile Leo Varadkar has said Callinan is not being given a blanket indemnity.

Staff at Garda press office split €115,000 in overtime during first year of Disclosures Tribunal
# Garda Overtime
# Garda Overtime

Staff at Garda press office split €115,000 in overtime during first year of Disclosures Tribunal

Nov 6th 2018, 12:05 AM 22,852 Views 25 Comments

New figures show the cost of overtime at the office rose by 653% in 2017.

Sergeant Maurice McCabe to retire from An Garda Síochána
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

Sergeant Maurice McCabe to retire from An Garda Síochána

Oct 31st 2018, 7:11 AM 37,645 Views 86 Comments

The whistleblower retires weeks after the Disclosures Tribunal found that he was “repulsively denigrated”.

Justice Minister apologises to whistleblower Maurice McCabe on behalf of the State
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Justice Minister apologises to whistleblower Maurice McCabe on behalf of the State

Oct 17th 2018, 11:27 AM 10,480 Views 36 Comments

Justice Peter Charleton found there was a “campaign of calumny” to smear Garda McCabe.

'Thou shalt not escape calumny': A literary Charleton invokes Shakespeare in searing Tribunal report
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'Thou shalt not escape calumny': A literary Charleton invokes Shakespeare in searing Tribunal report

Oct 13th 2018, 10:00 PM 13,409 Views 11 Comments

The garda commissioner called it “difficult reading”. But it is certainly an essential one.

Taylor torn down and Callinan undone: Judge Charleton's forensic analysis on a national scandal
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Taylor torn down and Callinan undone: Judge Charleton's forensic analysis on a national scandal

Oct 12th 2018, 12:05 AM 22,346 Views 14 Comments

The no-nonsense Supreme Court judge has delivered a typically no-nonsense, thorough report.

Maurice McCabe: 'It’s finished for us now, all is over. I can get back to my normal job hopefully'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Maurice McCabe: 'It’s finished for us now, all is over. I can get back to my normal job hopefully'

Oct 11th 2018, 10:57 PM 30,495 Views 37 Comments

The garda whistleblower was praised in the report of the Disclosures Tribunal

'It was not a lazy dodging': Former Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald vindicated by Charleton report
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'It was not a lazy dodging': Former Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald vindicated by Charleton report

Updated Oct 11th 2018, 7:14 PM 25,055 Views 48 Comments

Fitzgerald resigned following controversy about what she knew of the Garda Commissioner’s legal strategy.

Charleton says gardaí need 'complete turn-around in attitude' and some are 'crying out for leadership'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Charleton says gardaí need 'complete turn-around in attitude' and some are 'crying out for leadership'

Oct 11th 2018, 7:00 PM 12,046 Views 0 Comments

The judge has said members of the force need to be more visible on the streets and honest.

How Peter Charleton found the fact among the rumour, gossip, lies and deceit
# The Things They Said
# The Things They Said

How Peter Charleton found the fact among the rumour, gossip, lies and deceit

Oct 11th 2018, 6:01 PM 17,668 Views 13 Comments

An analysis of how Peter Charleton came to believe some more than others.

Disclosures Tribunal finds Martin Callinan and former press officer ran 'campaign' against Maurice McCabe
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Disclosures Tribunal finds Martin Callinan and former press officer ran 'campaign' against Maurice McCabe

Updated Oct 11th 2018, 2:00 PM 68,947 Views 101 Comments

The latest report of the Disclosures Tribunal has been published.

The missing phones: Tribunal finds Dave Taylor 'chose to present a public lie to the people of Ireland'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

The missing phones: Tribunal finds Dave Taylor 'chose to present a public lie to the people of Ireland'

Oct 11th 2018, 1:58 PM 15,406 Views 8 Comments

“Then, no one knew better,” Mr Justice Charleton wrote. “Now they do.”

Justice Charleton uses the word 'calumny' 27 times in his report - here's what it means
# By Definition
# By Definition

Justice Charleton uses the word 'calumny' 27 times in his report - here's what it means

Oct 11th 2018, 1:47 PM 24,454 Views 11 Comments

He found there was a “campaign of calumny” against Maurice McCabe by Martin Callinan.

'No credible evidence' O'Sullivan 'played any part' in campaign against McCabe
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'No credible evidence' O'Sullivan 'played any part' in campaign against McCabe

Oct 11th 2018, 12:49 PM 10,855 Views 31 Comments

Judge Peter Charleton said Superintendent David Taylor had “every reason to lie” about the former Garda Commissioner because he was “bitter” about several things.

Charleton to be replaced by Justice Sean Ryan for next Disclosures module
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Charleton to be replaced by Justice Sean Ryan for next Disclosures module

Jul 25th 2018, 8:43 AM 8,001 Views 0 Comments

Charleton had always intended to deal with matters related to Maurice McCabe, and this next phase will be separate to that work.

He said, he said: The 'blackening' of Maurice McCabe? Or the smear campaign that never existed?
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

He said, he said: The 'blackening' of Maurice McCabe? Or the smear campaign that never existed?

Jul 1st 2018, 9:00 PM 21,767 Views 0 Comments

It was the final, and most crucial, module at the Disclosures Tribunal. Here’s what happened.

A series of catastrophic events: What happened in the Tusla module at the Disclosures Tribunal
# Maurice McCabe
# Maurice McCabe

A series of catastrophic events: What happened in the Tusla module at the Disclosures Tribunal

Jun 30th 2018, 8:30 AM 7,694 Views 0 Comments

It finished nearly 12 months ago and here’s a breakdown of what happened.

What the Disclosures Tribunal heard: A definitive timeline of the Maurice McCabe story
# Long And Winding Road
# Long And Winding Road

What the Disclosures Tribunal heard: A definitive timeline of the Maurice McCabe story

Jun 30th 2018, 12:05 AM 17,717 Views 0 Comments

The Tribunal heard almost 100 days of evidence, and this timeline covers how this debacle developed over more than a decade.

Evidence of four witnesses should be disregarded, Disclosures Tribunal told
# Charleton
# Charleton

Evidence of four witnesses should be disregarded, Disclosures Tribunal told

Jun 29th 2018, 3:52 PM 14,268 Views 0 Comments

The comment was made by a barrister for An Garda Síochána.

'So many lies': Mr Justice Charleton left with plenty to mull over as Tribunal winds up
# Privileged Info
# Privileged Info

'So many lies': Mr Justice Charleton left with plenty to mull over as Tribunal winds up

Jun 23rd 2018, 12:05 AM 14,460 Views 0 Comments

The Tribunal won’t be going to the High Court over privilege, paving the way for the closing of proceedings.

Charleton says it would be 'absolutely futile' to bring journalists who claimed privilege to High Court
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Charleton says it would be 'absolutely futile' to bring journalists who claimed privilege to High Court

Jun 22nd 2018, 4:25 PM 8,473 Views 0 Comments

Four journalists have claimed privilege at the Disclosures Tribunal on the basis of protecting their sources.

Tusla 'apologises profusely' for McCabe errors as damning report highlights systemic failures
# Child Abuse Claims
# Child Abuse Claims

Tusla 'apologises profusely' for McCabe errors as damning report highlights systemic failures

Updated Jun 19th 2018, 5:03 PM 15,375 Views 40 Comments

Hiqa published a report into Tusla’s errors in handling the Maurice McCabe case today, and pointed to a litany of failures.

Tusla chief's email to staff ahead of McCabe report's release: 'We can weather this storm'
# The Tusla File
# The Tusla File

Tusla chief's email to staff ahead of McCabe report's release: 'We can weather this storm'

Jun 19th 2018, 12:05 AM 21,319 Views 0 Comments

Health watchdog Hiqa is due to publish its report into Tulsa’s handling of information, ordered by Minister Zappone last year.

'Maurice McCabe was deeply unhappy with it. Nóirín O'Sullivan was unhappy with it. So be it'
# Paul Reynolds
# Paul Reynolds

'Maurice McCabe was deeply unhappy with it. Nóirín O'Sullivan was unhappy with it. So be it'

Updated Jun 14th 2018, 4:17 PM 22,904 Views 0 Comments

RTÉ’s Paul Reynolds defended his coverage of the O’Higgins report at Dublin Castle today.

Paul Reynolds says that Taylor's claims of smear campaign 'just doesn't make sense'
# The Pauls
# The Pauls

Paul Reynolds says that Taylor's claims of smear campaign 'just doesn't make sense'

Updated Jun 13th 2018, 3:54 PM 36,277 Views 0 Comments

Paul Williams and Paul Reynolds were giving evidence at the Disclosures Tribunal today.

'A total fantasy': Irish Times journalist dismisses Taylor's account of smear campaign
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'A total fantasy': Irish Times journalist dismisses Taylor's account of smear campaign

Jun 8th 2018, 1:05 PM 20,733 Views 0 Comments

Conor Lally closed his evidence to the Tribunal this morning.

Irish Daily Mail group editor says evidence by paper's journalist was 'not logical'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Irish Daily Mail group editor says evidence by paper's journalist was 'not logical'

Jun 7th 2018, 5:26 PM 16,117 Views 0 Comments

Sebastian Hamilton was speaking about evidence by journalist Alison O’Reilly.

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