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#Noirín O'Sullivan

# noirin-osullivan - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Garda whistleblower told detective superintendent he was going to 'take down' garda commissioner, tribunal told
# Disclosures
# Disclosures

Garda whistleblower told detective superintendent he was going to 'take down' garda commissioner, tribunal told

Oct 22nd 2019, 7:35 PM 14,085 Views 0 Comments

The tribunal is in its second week hearing from Garda Nicholas Keogh.

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Nóirín O'Sullivan has another new job - this time it's with the United Nations
# United Nations
# United Nations

Nóirín O'Sullivan has another new job - this time it's with the United Nations

Oct 31st 2018, 5:59 PM 32,766 Views 109 Comments

She has been appointed as the Assistant Secretary-General for Safety and Security at the United Nations.

# noirin-osullivan - Thursday 11 October, 2018

'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 24,972 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 11,977 Views 0 Comments

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

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 68,816 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 15,359 Views 8 Comments

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

'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 10,796 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.

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Former Garda Commissioner wants to bring defamation action against newspaper
# Noirín O'Sullivan
# Noirín O'Sullivan

Former Garda Commissioner wants to bring defamation action against newspaper

Sep 19th 2018, 10:10 PM 21,081 Views 0 Comments

Noirin O’Sullivan claims she was defamed by the Cork-based Irish Examiner newspaper.

# noirin-osullivan - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Nóirín O'Sullivan and her son are suing the Times newspaper group
# High Court
# High Court

Nóirín O'Sullivan and her son are suing the Times newspaper group

Jul 14th 2018, 6:30 AM 39,904 Views 0 Comments

The former Commissioner and her son appear to be suing the newspaper group over an article published last July concerning journalist Paul Williams.

# noirin-osullivan - Sunday 1 July, 2018

'You really need to think about this': What happened in the Nóirín module at the Disclosures Tribunal
# O'higgins Commission
# O'higgins Commission

'You really need to think about this': What happened in the Nóirín module at the Disclosures Tribunal

Jul 1st 2018, 8:00 AM 12,546 Views 0 Comments

The scandal that almost brought down the government didn’t prove as explosive as expected.

# noirin-osullivan - Saturday 30 June, 2018

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 17,570 Views 0 Comments

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

# noirin-osullivan - Thursday 14 June, 2018

'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 22,874 Views 0 Comments

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

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

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 36,208 Views 0 Comments

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

# noirin-osullivan - Friday 8 June, 2018

'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 20,653 Views 0 Comments

Conor Lally closed his evidence to the Tribunal this morning.

# noirin-osullivan - Saturday 2 June, 2018

The 'whispering campaign' and the 'Grudge' Tribunal: Where did these McCabe rumours come from?
# Smear Campaign
# Smear Campaign

The 'whispering campaign' and the 'Grudge' Tribunal: Where did these McCabe rumours come from?

Jun 2nd 2018, 8:00 AM 11,168 Views 0 Comments

The judge said that journalists contradicting one another is “none of his business” on a busy week at Dublin Castle.

# noirin-osullivan - Friday 1 June, 2018

Philip Boucher-Hayes says that Callinan told him McCabe had done 'horrific things... the worst kind'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Philip Boucher-Hayes says that Callinan told him McCabe had done 'horrific things... the worst kind'

Jun 1st 2018, 5:03 PM 51,288 Views 0 Comments

The RTÉ journalist made strong allegations against the former garda commissioner at the Disclosures Tribunal today.

# noirin-osullivan - Thursday 31 May, 2018

'I said where is it coming from - your pal Nóirín? She said yes'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'I said where is it coming from - your pal Nóirín? She said yes'

May 31st 2018, 4:56 PM 34,110 Views 0 Comments

Journalists Gemma O’Doherty and Alison O’Reilly were among those giving evidence at Dublin Castle today.

# noirin-osullivan - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

O'Sullivan says she 'didn't trust' David Taylor and was 'surprised' he got top press office job
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

O'Sullivan says she 'didn't trust' David Taylor and was 'surprised' he got top press office job

May 29th 2018, 7:10 PM 17,275 Views 0 Comments

Several months after her first appearance, former commissioner O’Sullivan was back in the witness box at the Disclosures Tribunal.

# noirin-osullivan - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

'How could they have come up with that?... You very seriously disparaged Maurice McCabe to their faces'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'How could they have come up with that?... You very seriously disparaged Maurice McCabe to their faces'

May 22nd 2018, 4:14 PM 28,311 Views 0 Comments

Former garda commissioner Martin Callinan was under scrutiny under cross examination today at the Disclosures Tribunal.

# noirin-osullivan - Monday 21 May, 2018

McCabe's name was 'blackened'... but what now that the smear campaign claims aren't backed up?
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

McCabe's name was 'blackened'... but what now that the smear campaign claims aren't backed up?

May 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 24,132 Views 0 Comments

It’s not looking as bad as it did for Martin Callinan, but he still has questions to answer this week at Dublin Castle.

# noirin-osullivan - Friday 18 May, 2018

'He told me McCabe was a troubled individual and had a lot of psychological issues and psychiatric issues.'
# Smear Campaign
# Smear Campaign

'He told me McCabe was a troubled individual and had a lot of psychological issues and psychiatric issues.'

May 18th 2018, 3:43 PM 22,891 Views 0 Comments

The former garda commissioner was giving evidence to the Disclosures Tribunal for the first time today.

# noirin-osullivan - Friday 4 May, 2018

Only three of 15 senior garda phones handed over to Disclosures Tribunal
# Tribunal
# Tribunal

Only three of 15 senior garda phones handed over to Disclosures Tribunal

May 4th 2018, 2:05 PM 11,905 Views 0 Comments

The phones were used by former Garda Commissioners Martin Callinan and Nóirín O’Sullivan, along with Superintendent David Taylor.

# noirin-osullivan - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Decision to challenge McCabe credibility 'entirely justified', Tribunal hears
# Disclosures
# Disclosures

Decision to challenge McCabe credibility 'entirely justified', Tribunal hears

Mar 8th 2018, 9:30 PM 27,322 Views 0 Comments

The Disclosures Tribunal heard submissions about the O’Higgins Commission module today.

# noirin-osullivan - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

'It would be hard to invent a story like that': Maurice McCabe finishes evidence at Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'It would be hard to invent a story like that': Maurice McCabe finishes evidence at Tribunal

Mar 6th 2018, 5:10 PM 23,716 Views 0 Comments

The Tribunal heard differing accounts of a pivotal September 2016 meeting between McCabe and Superintendent David Taylor today.

'Horrific', 'destroyed me', 'bury him': An emotional Maurice McCabe gives his side of the story
# Tribunal
# Tribunal

'Horrific', 'destroyed me', 'bury him': An emotional Maurice McCabe gives his side of the story

Mar 6th 2018, 6:01 AM 29,157 Views 0 Comments

Growing visibly upset at times, McCabe gave his account of the alleged smear campaign against him at the Tribunal yesterday.

# noirin-osullivan - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Tribunal to consider if any evidence of 'dark truth' that commissioner was 'going after' McCabe
# Charleton Tribunal
# Charleton Tribunal

Tribunal to consider if any evidence of 'dark truth' that commissioner was 'going after' McCabe

Feb 8th 2018, 6:15 PM 12,119 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Peter Charleton outlined 11 questions he will consider when preparing his latest report.

# noirin-osullivan - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Law to be changed to allow over 55s apply for job of new Garda Commissioner
# CV
# CV

Law to be changed to allow over 55s apply for job of new Garda Commissioner

Feb 6th 2018, 8:34 PM 12,652 Views 42 Comments

Former commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan retired from the position last September.

# noirin-osullivan - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Heroes and villains: Why nothing is clear-cut anymore at the Disclosures Tribunal
# Shades Of Grey
# Shades Of Grey

Heroes and villains: Why nothing is clear-cut anymore at the Disclosures Tribunal

Feb 4th 2018, 10:00 PM 16,443 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Peter Charleton has a tricky task ahead to untangle the web that was O’Sullivan’s strategy at the O’Higgins Commission.

# noirin-osullivan - Friday 2 February, 2018

Disclosures Tribunal: 'I have two people who seem to be telling me diametrically opposite things'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Disclosures Tribunal: 'I have two people who seem to be telling me diametrically opposite things'

Feb 2nd 2018, 7:15 PM 22,087 Views 0 Comments

The Tribunal heard from a former chief superintendent and garda’s head of HR today.

# noirin-osullivan - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Tribunal hears of plan to 'go after' McCabe
# Disclosures
# Disclosures

Tribunal hears of plan to 'go after' McCabe

Feb 1st 2018, 8:00 PM 19,108 Views 0 Comments

The head of human resources with the force was testifying today.

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

'Did you not ask yourself what is going on?': Frances Fitzgerald faced with tough questions at Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'Did you not ask yourself what is going on?': Frances Fitzgerald faced with tough questions at Tribunal

Jan 31st 2018, 5:00 PM 21,007 Views 0 Comments

The former Tánaiste was giving evidence at the Tribunal this afternoon.

# noirin-osullivan - Monday 29 January, 2018

It would 'not have been in public interest' if O'Sullivan stepped down after O'Higgins report
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

It would 'not have been in public interest' if O'Sullivan stepped down after O'Higgins report

Jan 29th 2018, 10:10 PM 13,779 Views 0 Comments

A former senior civil servant from the Department of Justice was among those giving evidence today.

# noirin-osullivan - Friday 26 January, 2018

O'Sullivan barrister who challenged McCabe says his 'conscience is clear'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

O'Sullivan barrister who challenged McCabe says his 'conscience is clear'

Jan 26th 2018, 6:34 PM 18,747 Views 0 Comments

Colm Smyth SC was cross-examined by Michael McDowell SC again today.

# noirin-osullivan - Thursday 25 January, 2018

O'Sullivan's barrister defends conduct as Tribunal hears Maurice McCabe called a 'paranoiac'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

O'Sullivan's barrister defends conduct as Tribunal hears Maurice McCabe called a 'paranoiac'

Jan 25th 2018, 6:56 PM 14,156 Views 0 Comments

Colm Smyth SC was cross-examined by Michael McDowell SC today, three years after they went head-to-head at the O’Higgins Commission.

# noirin-osullivan - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

O'Sullivan's barrister was on 'red alert' and said McCabe was the 'accuser'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

O'Sullivan's barrister was on 'red alert' and said McCabe was the 'accuser'

Jan 24th 2018, 7:08 PM 15,160 Views 0 Comments

Colm Smyth began giving evidence today, as Nóirín O’Sullivan concluded her third day of evidence.

McDowell probes for cracks in Nóirín O'Sullivan's narrative but fails to land knockout blow
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

McDowell probes for cracks in Nóirín O'Sullivan's narrative but fails to land knockout blow

Jan 24th 2018, 6:01 AM 10,034 Views 0 Comments

Nóirín O’Sullivan has been consistent and composed in the face of fierce questioning this week.

# noirin-osullivan - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Nóirín O'Sullivan: 'It was not hypocritical' to challenge McCabe's motivation
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Nóirín O'Sullivan: 'It was not hypocritical' to challenge McCabe's motivation

Jan 23rd 2018, 4:48 PM 21,133 Views 0 Comments

The former garda commissioner continued to give evidence at the Disclosures Tribunal today.

Nóirín O'Sullivan says McCabe had no 'bad motives', but chose to challenge his motivation
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Nóirín O'Sullivan says McCabe had no 'bad motives', but chose to challenge his motivation

Jan 23rd 2018, 6:00 AM 7,123 Views 0 Comments

O’Sullivan will face a second day of questions at the Disclosures Tribunal today.

# noirin-osullivan - Monday 22 January, 2018

Nóirín O'Sullivan says she faced 'an impossible dilemma' on her legal strategy against Maurice McCabe
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Nóirín O'Sullivan says she faced 'an impossible dilemma' on her legal strategy against Maurice McCabe

Jan 22nd 2018, 4:40 PM 23,714 Views 0 Comments

O’Sullivan told the Tribunal today that she acted on legal advice to attack the motivation of Sergeant Maurice McCabe.

# noirin-osullivan - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Six questions Nóirín O'Sullivan will need to answer when she appears at the Disclosures Tribunal
# Crucial Day
# Crucial Day

Six questions Nóirín O'Sullivan will need to answer when she appears at the Disclosures Tribunal

Jan 20th 2018, 10:00 AM 13,788 Views 0 Comments

Previous witnesses have set the scene. Now the Tribunal will hear answers from one of its main protagonists.

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