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# recordings - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Mass graves in Rwanda and trying to break the Jadotville seige: Listen to these pieces of Defence Forces history

The Military Archives’ Oral History Project was launched earlier this year.

# recordings - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Pictures: Francis Albert Sinatra would have been 100 years old today

He was born in Hoboken, New Jersey on 12 December 1915 to Italian immigrants.

# recordings - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Gardagate: 13 years’ of tapes that could be impossible to analyse

The Fennelly Commission has published an interim report outlining the scale of the task facing the inquiry.

# recordings - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

AirAsia black box records warning alarms "screaming" before crash

In the final minutes, the plane climbed at a speed which was beyond normal.

# recordings - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Du Plantier investigators sourced equipment and recorded conversations 'on purpose'

The equipment was placed on a specific phone in Bandon Garda Station according to documents seen by RTÉ.

# recordings - Friday 4 April, 2014

Recordings show contact between gardaí and journalists was "beyond belief" - Ian Bailey's legal team

The High Court heard today that the 130 tapes detail “hundreds and hundreds” of conversations.

# recordings - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Up to €50,000 was spent on maintaining Garda station recording equipment every year

Meanwhile, the Public Accounts Committee has agreed to seek all relevant information about the procurement of recording equipment by both the gardaí and the Irish Prison Service.

# recordings - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the Shatter ‘no confidence’ debate, revelations about taped prisoner phonecalls… and the Trinity students’ ‘drug guide’.

# recordings - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Record. Stop. Eject: Who knew what, when about the Garda tapes?

Like Leo Varadkar, we have difficulty getting our heads around it. But here’s what’s on the record so far…

# recordings - Thursday 27 March, 2014

The PAC wants information on the systems gardaí used to record phone calls

The chairman of the Public Accounts Committee has said the committee is likely to seek information from the gardaí and the Department of Justice on the systems used to record calls in and out of garda stations.

# recordings - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

WATCH LIVE: Will Alan Shatter apologise to the garda whistleblowers?

The Minister for Justice is explaining the shocking developments of the last 24 hours to TDs.

# recordings - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Shatter’s department told of recordings two weeks ago – but he only got the letter this morning

It’s also emerged that the former Garda Commissioner spoke to the Attorney General about the issue last November.

Govt reveals: Incoming and outgoing calls at Garda stations taped ‘since the 1980s’

The government said that the implications of the matter are potentially so grave that a Commission of Investigation is warranted.

This isn’t the first time illegal recording of Garda station calls has been noted…

…AND strongly criticised. Read this GSOC report arising from a complaint made in 2010.

# recordings - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Column: 'The Anglo tapes are shocking, but I can't say I'm surprised'

Having worked in the financial sector, I know arrogant attitudes are commonplace in finance – which is why the Anglo tapes don’t surprise me one bit, writes Carol Redmond.

# recordings - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Rewind: A look at what the Anglo Tapes have meant for Ireland

Have you been living on a deserted island for the past two weeks? Catch up on everything Anglo in’s examination of what was said, who noticed and what can happen next?

# recordings - Monday 24 June, 2013

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.