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Disclosures Tribunal finds Martin Callinan and former press officer ran 'campaign' against Maurice McCabe
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Disclosures Tribunal finds Martin Callinan and former press officer ran 'campaign' against Maurice McCabe

Updated Oct 11th 2018, 2:00 PM 68,824 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'
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The missing phones: Tribunal finds Dave Taylor 'chose to present a public lie to the people of Ireland'

Oct 11th 2018, 1:58 PM 15,371 Views 8 Comments

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

Justice Charleton uses the word 'calumny' 27 times in his report - here's what it means
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Justice Charleton uses the word 'calumny' 27 times in his report - here's what it means

Oct 11th 2018, 1:47 PM 24,385 Views 11 Comments

He found there was a “campaign of calumny” against Maurice McCabe by Martin Callinan.

Disclosures Tribunal accepts no one in Garda HQ influenced Paul Reynolds' broadcasts
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Disclosures Tribunal accepts no one in Garda HQ influenced Paul Reynolds' broadcasts

Oct 11th 2018, 1:37 PM 6,401 Views 6 Comments

Justice Peter Charleton said RTÉ journalist Paul Reynolds “gave honest evidence” to the Disclosures Tribunal.

'No credible evidence' O'Sullivan 'played any part' in campaign against McCabe
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'No credible evidence' O'Sullivan 'played any part' in campaign against McCabe

Oct 11th 2018, 12:49 PM 10,805 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.

Keith Harrison trying to stop internal Garda investigation
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Keith Harrison trying to stop internal Garda investigation

Oct 8th 2018, 5:31 PM 28,198 Views 0 Comments

The garda has brought a High Court action aimed at stopping an investigation into alleged breaches of discipline by him.

Investigators interview whistleblowers about links between gardaí and drugs gang for next tribunal phase
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Investigators interview whistleblowers about links between gardaí and drugs gang for next tribunal phase

Sep 9th 2018, 12:05 AM 22,531 Views 0 Comments

The next segment of the tribunal will deal with allegations of wrongdoing made by gardaí who feel they were targeted as a direct result.

Charleton to be replaced by Justice Sean Ryan for next Disclosures module
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Charleton to be replaced by Justice Sean Ryan for next Disclosures module

Jul 25th 2018, 8:43 AM 7,965 Views 0 Comments

Charleton had always intended to deal with matters related to Maurice McCabe, and this next phase will be separate to that work.

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

Jul 14th 2018, 6:30 AM 39,946 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.

He said, he said: The 'blackening' of Maurice McCabe? Or the smear campaign that never existed?
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He said, he said: The 'blackening' of Maurice McCabe? Or the smear campaign that never existed?

Jul 1st 2018, 9:00 PM 21,710 Views 0 Comments

It was the final, and most crucial, module at the Disclosures Tribunal. Here’s what happened.

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

Jul 1st 2018, 8:00 AM 12,557 Views 0 Comments

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

'Utter nonsense': The curious case of Keith Harrison at the Disclosures Tribunal
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'Utter nonsense': The curious case of Keith Harrison at the Disclosures Tribunal

Jun 30th 2018, 9:00 PM 27,380 Views 0 Comments

Unequivocally, and often brutally, Mr Justice Charleton dismissed the claims made by Garda Harrison at the Disclosures Tribunal.

A series of catastrophic events: What happened in the Tusla module at the Disclosures Tribunal
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A series of catastrophic events: What happened in the Tusla module at the Disclosures Tribunal

Jun 30th 2018, 8:30 AM 7,599 Views 0 Comments

It finished nearly 12 months ago and here’s a breakdown of what happened.

What the Disclosures Tribunal heard: A definitive timeline of the Maurice McCabe story
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What the Disclosures Tribunal heard: A definitive timeline of the Maurice McCabe story

Jun 30th 2018, 12:05 AM 17,586 Views 0 Comments

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

Evidence of four witnesses should be disregarded, Disclosures Tribunal told
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Evidence of four witnesses should be disregarded, Disclosures Tribunal told

Jun 29th 2018, 3:52 PM 14,209 Views 0 Comments

The comment was made by a barrister for An Garda Síochána.

Protected disclosure made by David Taylor 'essentially a work of fiction', lawyers for gardaí tell Tribunal
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Protected disclosure made by David Taylor 'essentially a work of fiction', lawyers for gardaí tell Tribunal

Updated Jun 28th 2018, 6:50 PM 13,646 Views 0 Comments

Shane Murphy SC was speaking during his closing submission to the Disclosures Tribunal.

'So many lies': Mr Justice Charleton left with plenty to mull over as Tribunal winds up
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'So many lies': Mr Justice Charleton left with plenty to mull over as Tribunal winds up

Jun 23rd 2018, 12:05 AM 14,436 Views 0 Comments

The Tribunal won’t be going to the High Court over privilege, paving the way for the closing of proceedings.

Charleton says it would be 'absolutely futile' to bring journalists who claimed privilege to High Court
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Charleton says it would be 'absolutely futile' to bring journalists who claimed privilege to High Court

Jun 22nd 2018, 4:25 PM 8,451 Views 0 Comments

Four journalists have claimed privilege at the Disclosures Tribunal on the basis of protecting their sources.

Clare Daly tells Tribunal she was aware of 'whispering allegations' about Maurice McCabe
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Clare Daly tells Tribunal she was aware of 'whispering allegations' about Maurice McCabe

Updated Jun 21st 2018, 6:59 PM 20,881 Views 0 Comments

Wallace said that he first met with McCabe around 2012, and had ongoing contacts since then.

Tusla 'apologises profusely' for McCabe errors as damning report highlights systemic failures
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Tusla 'apologises profusely' for McCabe errors as damning report highlights systemic failures

Updated Jun 19th 2018, 5:03 PM 15,143 Views 37 Comments

Hiqa published a report into Tusla’s errors in handling the Maurice McCabe case today, and pointed to a litany of failures.

Tusla chief's email to staff ahead of McCabe report's release: 'We can weather this storm'
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Tusla chief's email to staff ahead of McCabe report's release: 'We can weather this storm'

Jun 19th 2018, 12:05 AM 20,665 Views 0 Comments

Health watchdog Hiqa is due to publish its report into Tulsa’s handling of information, ordered by Minister Zappone last year.

RTÉ's Paul Reynolds described as being 'a character from The Naked Gun' at Disclosures Tribunal
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RTÉ's Paul Reynolds described as being 'a character from The Naked Gun' at Disclosures Tribunal

Jun 15th 2018, 3:09 PM 26,512 Views 0 Comments

“Am I Frank Drebin? Who is Frank Drebin?” Mr Reynolds asked.

'Maurice McCabe was deeply unhappy with it. Nóirín O'Sullivan was unhappy with it. So be it'
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'Maurice McCabe was deeply unhappy with it. Nóirín O'Sullivan was unhappy with it. So be it'

Updated Jun 14th 2018, 4:17 PM 22,875 Views 0 Comments

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

Paul Reynolds says that Taylor's claims of smear campaign 'just doesn't make sense'
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Paul Reynolds says that Taylor's claims of smear campaign 'just doesn't make sense'

Updated Jun 13th 2018, 3:54 PM 36,216 Views 0 Comments

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

Journalist on Miss D interview: 'It wouldn't have been material that would be published in the Sunday Times'
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Journalist on Miss D interview: 'It wouldn't have been material that would be published in the Sunday Times'

Updated Jun 11th 2018, 7:10 PM 19,945 Views 0 Comments

John Mooney told the tribunal at Dublin Castle that he was never briefed negatively about Sergeant Maurice McCabe.

'A total fantasy': Irish Times journalist dismisses Taylor's account of smear campaign
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'A total fantasy': Irish Times journalist dismisses Taylor's account of smear campaign

Jun 8th 2018, 1:05 PM 20,657 Views 0 Comments

Conor Lally closed his evidence to the Tribunal this morning.

Irish Daily Mail group editor says evidence by paper's journalist was 'not logical'
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Irish Daily Mail group editor says evidence by paper's journalist was 'not logical'

Jun 7th 2018, 5:26 PM 15,987 Views 0 Comments

Sebastian Hamilton was speaking about evidence by journalist Alison O’Reilly.

Retired garda says it would've been 'out of character' for Callinan to say such nasty things about McCabe
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Retired garda says it would've been 'out of character' for Callinan to say such nasty things about McCabe

Updated Jun 6th 2018, 11:00 PM 20,656 Views 0 Comments

A retired assistant commissioner, and a superintendent in the communications section, gave evidence at Dublin Castle this morning.

'Your man McCabe is supposed to be a kiddie fiddler': Irish Examiner journalist says he heard false rumours
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'Your man McCabe is supposed to be a kiddie fiddler': Irish Examiner journalist says he heard false rumours

Jun 5th 2018, 1:24 PM 28,862 Views 0 Comments

The Disclosures Tribunal resumed after the bank holiday weekend this morning.

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

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

Jun 1st 2018, 5:03 PM 51,302 Views 0 Comments

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

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

May 31st 2018, 4:56 PM 34,133 Views 0 Comments

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

Former Sunday Independent editor: "He came back to the office and said: 'He's a paedophile'"
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Former Sunday Independent editor: "He came back to the office and said: 'He's a paedophile'"

May 30th 2018, 5:15 PM 79,075 Views 0 Comments

Former Sunday Independent editor Anne Harris gave explosive testimony at the Disclosures Tribunal today.

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

Privileged information: Disclosures Tribunal set to clash with journalists over sources
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Privileged information: Disclosures Tribunal set to clash with journalists over sources

May 27th 2018, 8:00 PM 13,679 Views 0 Comments

It all centres around what Superintendent Dave Taylor alleges he told journalists about Maurice McCabe.

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

May 22nd 2018, 4:14 PM 28,315 Views 0 Comments

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

Callinan says that TD's claim he said McCabe sexually abused family members is a 'falsehood'
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Callinan says that TD's claim he said McCabe sexually abused family members is a 'falsehood'

May 21st 2018, 12:50 PM 9,536 Views 0 Comments

Martin Callinan was giving evidence for a second day at Dublin Castle this morning.

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

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

Shatter tells Tribunal that dealing with McCabe's claims was like 'sinking in quicksand'
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Shatter tells Tribunal that dealing with McCabe's claims was like 'sinking in quicksand'

May 17th 2018, 4:20 PM 17,579 Views 0 Comments

The former justice minister was giving evidence this afternoon at Dublin Castle.