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#Public Inquiry

# public-inquiry - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Report finds the cladding on Grenfell Tower was the main reason why the fire spread so quickly

The judge said he still found the rapid engulfment of the tower by flames ‘profoundly shocking’

Grenfell Fire report: Firefighters' 'stay-put' strategy in telling people to stay in building likely cost lives

Campaign group Justice 4 Grenfell said firefighters “have been made scapegoats” by the first phase of the report.

# public-inquiry - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Remembering the 35 girls who died in a Cavan orphanage fire in 1943

Fine Gael TD Kate O’Connell highlighted the tragic fire in the Dáil this week during a debate on the Eighth Amendment.

# public-inquiry - Thursday 14 September, 2017

'There is so much anger and so much deep upset': Public inquiry opens into Grenfell Tower blaze

80 people died after the causes and spread of the fire which ripped through the west London tower block in June.

# public-inquiry - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Leo Varadkar says 'it's a problem' that garda evidence conflicted with video footage in Jobstown trial

Varadkar discussed Paul Murphy, the Eighth Amendment and women in the Dáil in a wide-ranging RTÉ interview.

# public-inquiry - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Cabinet to discuss potential public inquiry into Maurice McCabe scandal

The garda sergeant last night held meetings with Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáíl over what happens next.

# public-inquiry - 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.

# public-inquiry - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Australian army recruits 'forced to rape each other'

A public inquiry heard the allegations yesterday.

# public-inquiry - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Russia says claims Putin ordered poisoning of ex-spy 'a joke'

A UK probe found that Putin ‘probably approved’ the killing.

# public-inquiry - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Mary Lou McDonald warns that Tuam mass grave could be one of 'dozens'

Sinn Féin’s deputy leader has called for a public inquiry to look into all mother and baby homes nationwide.

# public-inquiry - Monday 4 March, 2013

Inquiry opens into whether British troops murdered Iraqi civilians

The London-based inquiry is looking into allegations that 20 or more Iraqis were murdered by troops in May 2004.

# public-inquiry - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Patients left 'unwashed, unfed and without fluids' due to NHS failure - UK report Public Inquiry This post contains videos

Patients left 'unwashed, unfed and without fluids' due to NHS failure - UK report

The public inquiry into the Mid Staffordshire Hospital in the UK has shown that ‘corporate self interest’ was put before patient safety.

# public-inquiry - Friday 18 January, 2013

Column: Public inquiry system reflects power imbalance in Irish society

Women’s lives are not a priority in the public sphere – and this is clear from a series of inquiries, writes Margaret O’Keeffe.

# public-inquiry - Thursday 13 September, 2012

No apology but Taoiseach to 'reflect' on meeting with Kingsmills families

Enda Kenny met with families of the ten victims as well as one survivor of the 1976 massacre by the IRA in South Armagh today.

# public-inquiry - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Investigation into banking crash needs to hurry up - Howlin

Brendan Howlin also said there is a chance the referendum on public inquiries could be rerun to allow an inquiry into the banking crisis to take place.

# public-inquiry - Friday 13 January, 2012

Family of Pat Finucane begins legal challenge

“Clearly we have a difference of opinion here” – the Taoiseach discussing the possibility of a public inquiry into the murder with the British PM yesterday.