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# o'higgins commission

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# frenzy and betrayal
'I was constantly being vilified': Alan Shatter speaks of 'years of upset and difficulty' since resignation
The former justice minister resigned over a garda whistleblower controversy in 2014.
# Supreme Court
Supreme Court rejects appeal against Alan Shatter's successful challenge to Guerin report
The Guerin report looked into the handling of Shatter of claims made by Maurice McCabe.
# o'higgins commission
'You really need to think about this': What happened in the Nóirín module at the Disclosures Tribunal
The scandal that almost brought down the government didn’t prove as explosive as expected.
# Disclosures
Decision to challenge McCabe credibility 'entirely justified', Tribunal hears
The Disclosures Tribunal heard submissions about the O’Higgins Commission module today.
# shades of grey
Heroes and villains: Why nothing is clear-cut anymore at the Disclosures Tribunal
Mr Justice Peter Charleton has a tricky task ahead to untangle the web that was O’Sullivan’s strategy at the O’Higgins Commission.
# Disclosures
Tribunal hears of plan to 'go after' McCabe
The head of human resources with the force was testifying today.
# disclosures tribunal
'Did you not ask yourself what is going on?': Frances Fitzgerald faced with tough questions at Tribunal
The former Tánaiste was giving evidence at the Tribunal this afternoon.
# disclosures tribunal
O'Sullivan's barrister defends conduct as Tribunal hears Maurice McCabe called a 'paranoiac'
Colm Smyth SC was cross-examined by Michael McDowell SC today, three years after they went head-to-head at the O’Higgins Commission.
# disclosures tribunal
Nóirín O'Sullivan: 'It was not hypocritical' to challenge McCabe's motivation
The former garda commissioner continued to give evidence at the Disclosures Tribunal today.
# disclosures tribunal
'My career is gone because of that': McCabe's reaction to his credibility being challenged by gardaí
The Disclosures Tribunal heard today about the “enormous stress” on gardaí about whom McCabe gave allegations against.
# disclosures tribunal
Maurice McCabe and Nóirín O'Sullivan: How counsel got it so wrong in 'despicable' email
The Disclosures Tribunal delved deep into Bailieboro and the O’Higgins Commission yesterday.
# disclosures tribunal
Frances Fitzgerald sends TDs email at centre of Maurice McCabe row
“How could the minister receive such an email and read it and forget that she read it?,” Paul Murphy asked.
# Under Pressure
Government insists it had no 'hand, act or part' in McCabe legal strategy as questions mount
The Taoiseach and Tánaiste have addressed the mounting controversy this afternoon.
# legal strategy
'How in the name of God did this happen?': Government under fresh pressure over McCabe timeline
The government is under pressure to disclose what it knew about plans to discredit the whistleblower.
# o'higgins commission
'What are they hiding from?': Pressure on government on what it knew about McCabe smear plans
The government has said that it is up to the Disclosures Tribunal to answer this question.
# Guerin Report
Alan Shatter wants 'his good name vindicated' by Taoiseach after Court of Appeal decision
A Court of Appeal ruled that the Guerin report reached “seriously damaging” conclusions.