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#Maurice McCabe

# maurice-mccabe - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Garda denies ignoring McCabe letter in order to 'trigger an earthquake in the HSE'

Superintendent Noel Cunningham gave evidence to the Charleton Tribunal today.

# maurice-mccabe - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Maurice McCabe no longer trusted anybody after complaint against him, tribunal told

The tribunal is looking into whether Sergeant McCabe was the target of a smear campaign on the direction of senior garda management.

# maurice-mccabe - Monday 17 July, 2017

Woman who made sex abuse allegations against Maurice McCabe tells tribunal: 'He wasn't a saint'

Ms D said she was furious and “had a personal grievance against him.”

# maurice-mccabe - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Garda tells Tribunal there was no 'sense of malice' towards Maurice McCabe at Cavan station

Mr Justice Peter Charleton also ruled today that the evidence of Ms D will not be heard in public, but the press will be allowed to attend.

# maurice-mccabe - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Senior Tusla manager says there was no 'liaison or collusion' with gardaí on McCabe file

At the Disclosures Tribunal today, senior Tusla manager Gerard Lowry denied he was trying to blame others for “catastrophic errors”.

# maurice-mccabe - Monday 10 July, 2017

'Every error that is made is to the detriment of Sgt McCabe. There isn't an error in his favour'

The Disclosures Tribunal has heard that the false Maurice McCabe child sex allegations were ‘absolutely coincidences’.

# maurice-mccabe - Friday 7 July, 2017

'That was an oversight on my part and human error': Social worker says she failed to notice two names on same file

The Disclosures Tribunal has heard how a HSE social work team leader wrote to gardaí about the claims in 2013.

# maurice-mccabe - Thursday 6 July, 2017

'I need to know how the garda reacted to this matter' - Tribunal chair wants answers on McCabe child sexual abuse allegation

Mr Justice Peter Charleton said he also needed to find out how information about the false allegation was passed on.

# maurice-mccabe - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Gardaí told social worker they had to keep erroneous McCabe report on file

“I can see how it would be catastrophic. I would never do something like that.”

# maurice-mccabe - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Psychologist felt 'wave of panic' after mistakenly describing serious allegations of abuse against Maurice McCabe

The Tribunal, chaired by Justice Mr Peter Charleton, is investigating whether there was an alleged smear campaign against garda whistleblower Sergeant McCabe.

Witnesses to appear before Tribunal today over false Maurice McCabe sex abuse files

The Tribunal will examine the claims of a number of public sector staff.

# maurice-mccabe - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

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

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

# maurice-mccabe - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Response to Disclosures Tribunal into Garda whistleblower controversies has been 'very disappointing'

The Disclosures Tribunal published its first interim report last night.

# maurice-mccabe - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Setting the tone: Justice Charleton takes no prisoners as Disclosures Tribunal sits for first time

The authoritative Justice Peter Charleton adopted a strong tone today on the first day of the Disclosures Tribunal.

# maurice-mccabe - Monday 6 March, 2017

Most people want Nóirín O’Sullivan to resign or step aside as Garda Commissioner

Seven in 10 people want her to step down or step aside while the Charleton Tribunal investigates an alleged smear campaign against Maurice McCabe.

# maurice-mccabe - Friday 3 March, 2017

Maurice McCabe files suit against HSE, Tusla over false sexual abuse claim

Members of his family have also filed suits for damages against the State Agencies.

# maurice-mccabe - Monday 27 February, 2017

Inquiry into garda whistleblower scandal to begin this morning

Opening statements are expected this morning.

# maurice-mccabe - Friday 24 February, 2017

The Charleton Tribunal has an official (different) name, and its opening statement is due next Monday

We are far more likely to refer to it as the Charleton Tribunal to be honest.

# maurice-mccabe - Friday 17 February, 2017

Alan Farrell has become the first Fine Gael TD to say he has no confidence in Enda Kenny

Farrell says the Taoiseach’s position is now “untenable”.

Abuse claim against McCabe was not 'copy/paste' error - report

The issue arose because a caseworker didn’t delete from a template.

Moriarty Tribunal will cost another €10m this year, despite taking place 20 years ago

The money is spent on third party legal fees.

# maurice-mccabe - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Garda whistleblower Keith Harrison welcomes terms of reference for Tribunal

Investigations will be made on the contacts between An Garda Síochana and Tusla in Harrison’s case.

Michael McDowell calls for the Garda Commissioner to step aside

McDowell, a former attorney general, stood as legal adviser to Maurice McCabe during the O’Higgins Commission of Investigation.

Maurice McCabe says he 'probably wouldn't do it again'

“Eight years of abuse – eight years of constant abuse.”

Charleton Tribunal will examine allegations of 'inappropriate contacts' between gardaí and Tusla

Keith Harrison, as well as David Taylor and Maurice McCabe, is mentioned explicitly in the just-published terms of reference.

# maurice-mccabe - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

McCabe's questions deserve to be answered before Tribunal is held says Varadkar

Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney have reportedly told Fine Gael TDs to prepare for an early election.

Poll: Do you have confidence in the government? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have confidence in the government?

The Dáil will debate this question today.

Fianna Fáil says government is 'incoherent and shambolic' but will 'ensure it survives'

The motion was tabled in response to a motion of no confidence in Enda Kenny tabled by Sinn Féin.

5 serious questions for the government that Dáil 'clarifications' did not clarify

Enda Kenny, Frances Fitzgerald and Katherine Zappone said they were going to clear up any remaining confusion last night. Here’s how that went.

# maurice-mccabe - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Enda Kenny takes a number of different positions on Zappone conversation Mea Culpa This post contains videos

Enda Kenny takes a number of different positions on Zappone conversation

Kenny stated that he knew that Minister Zappone had met with Maurice McCabe before it became public information last week.

Explainer: What exactly is a Tribunal of Inquiry?

And how does it differ from a Commission of Investigation?

As it happened: There will be a Tribunal into alleged smear campaign against Maurice McCabe

Enda Kenny will likely announce a tribunal this afternoon.

Poll: Should there be a public inquiry into the Maurice McCabe scandal? Your Say This post contains a poll

# maurice-mccabe - Monday 13 February, 2017

'We are entitled to the truth today': Kenny to discuss McCabe public inquiry with Micheál Martin

Maurice McCabe and his wife, Lorraine, have called for the government to answer a number of questions.

Zappone 'has not considered' resigning over McCabe and Tusla revelations

The minister has been in the firing line over a meeting with garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe.

Tusla to appear before Dáil committee next week as McCabe controversy rumbles on

The main players have been having their say on the ongoing scandal.

Sinn Féin publishes motion of no confidence in Government

The party submitted its motion in the wake of the controversy surrounding Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe.

# maurice-mccabe - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Fianna Fáil to abstain from vote of no confidence in Government

The Taoiseach meanwhile says he isn’t ruling out a criminal investigation into the Tusla saga.

# maurice-mccabe - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Sinn Féin to table motion of no confidence in the Government

Mary Lou McDonald has described the current Irish leadership as a “kick for touch, cover up” government.

Poll: In the wake of the latest Maurice McCabe revelations, do you have confidence in the gardaí? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: In the wake of the latest Maurice McCabe revelations, do you have confidence in the gardaí?

The HSE has today “apologised unreservedly” to McCabe for the administrative error that led to an allegation against him making its way into a Tusla file.