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Porn bots briefly took over the Disclosures Tribunal on Twitter this week
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Porn bots briefly took over the Disclosures Tribunal on Twitter this week

Jan 28th 2018, 12:05 AM 35,781 Views 29 Comments

People looking to search for the latest news about the Disclosures Tribunal were spammed with the bots on Monday.

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

Jan 26th 2018, 6:34 PM 18,766 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jan 25th 2018, 6:56 PM 14,159 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.

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

Jan 24th 2018, 7:08 PM 15,165 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
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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.

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

Jan 23rd 2018, 4:48 PM 21,134 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
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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.

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

Jan 22nd 2018, 4:40 PM 23,715 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Tribunal hears it was 'reasonable and legitimate' to challenge Maurice McCabe's credibility
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Tribunal hears it was 'reasonable and legitimate' to challenge Maurice McCabe's credibility

Jan 19th 2018, 5:03 PM 12,621 Views 0 Comments

Counsel for Nóirín O’Sullivan said today that this was because McCabe had made serious accusations against senior officers.

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Jan 18th 2018, 7:29 PM 12,720 Views 14 Comments

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'My career is gone because of that': McCabe's reaction to his credibility being challenged by gardaí
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'My career is gone because of that': McCabe's reaction to his credibility being challenged by gardaí

Jan 18th 2018, 5:55 PM 28,874 Views 0 Comments

The Disclosures Tribunal heard today about the “enormous stress” on gardaí about whom McCabe gave allegations against.

Why did Nóirín O'Sullivan suddenly flip from protecting whistleblowers to challenging their credibility?
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Why did Nóirín O'Sullivan suddenly flip from protecting whistleblowers to challenging their credibility?

Jan 18th 2018, 6:10 AM 15,358 Views 0 Comments

The Disclosures Tribunal is getting closer to the truth, but is not there yet.

Solicitor for Nóirín O'Sullivan called questioning of Maurice McCabe's credibility 'political dynamite'
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Solicitor for Nóirín O'Sullivan called questioning of Maurice McCabe's credibility 'political dynamite'

Jan 17th 2018, 3:10 PM 18,705 Views 0 Comments

The Disclosures Tribunal heard evidence from solicitor Annmarie Ryan from the Chief State Solicitor’s Office

'You really need to think about this' - what Garda legal head says he should've said to Nóirín O'Sullivan
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'You really need to think about this' - what Garda legal head says he should've said to Nóirín O'Sullivan

Jan 16th 2018, 6:05 AM 15,085 Views 0 Comments

On 11 May 2015, garda policy was to defend whistleblowers. By 15 May, it was impugning Maurice McCabe at the O’Higgins Commission.

Gardaí alleged Maurice McCabe said he would 'bring this job to its knees'
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Gardaí alleged Maurice McCabe said he would 'bring this job to its knees'

Jan 15th 2018, 6:05 PM 31,640 Views 0 Comments

The Tribunal heard from the gardaí’s head of legal affairs today.

'We are going after him': Questions but few answers on explosive day at the Disclosures Tribunal
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'We are going after him': Questions but few answers on explosive day at the Disclosures Tribunal

Jan 13th 2018, 6:30 AM 24,761 Views 0 Comments

Emails between the Tánaiste and garda commissioner, and “political dynamite” were some of the highlights yesterday.

Tribunal told abuse allegation used at O'Higgins Commission to 'embarrass' Maurice McCabe
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Tribunal told abuse allegation used at O'Higgins Commission to 'embarrass' Maurice McCabe

Jan 12th 2018, 10:45 PM 26,121 Views 0 Comments

It’s day 42 of the Disclosures Tribunal.

Maurice McCabe and Nóirín O'Sullivan: How counsel got it so wrong in 'despicable' email
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Maurice McCabe and Nóirín O'Sullivan: How counsel got it so wrong in 'despicable' email

Jan 9th 2018, 12:05 AM 28,946 Views 0 Comments

The Disclosures Tribunal delved deep into Bailieboro and the O’Higgins Commission yesterday.

Disclosures Tribunal hears counsel for former Commissioner 'got it wrong'
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Disclosures Tribunal hears counsel for former Commissioner 'got it wrong'

Jan 8th 2018, 2:07 PM 15,332 Views 0 Comments

The tribunal has returned at Dublin Castle.

The Tribunal will look at the scandal that almost brought the government down this week
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The Tribunal will look at the scandal that almost brought the government down this week

Jan 7th 2018, 10:00 PM 14,179 Views 0 Comments

Nóirín O’Sullivan’s legal strategy to discredit McCabe at the O’Higgins Commission will be under the microscope.

Did Martin Callinan order a smear campaign on McCabe? And did Nóirín O'Sullivan know about it?
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Did Martin Callinan order a smear campaign on McCabe? And did Nóirín O'Sullivan know about it?

Jan 2nd 2018, 6:05 AM 16,168 Views 0 Comments

The Disclosures Tribunal will have some very notable witnesses this month.

The Disclosures Tribunal cost the State €87,000 a month this year
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The Disclosures Tribunal cost the State €87,000 a month this year

Dec 25th 2017, 6:00 AM 4,985 Views 13 Comments

These expenses only cover administrative and legal costs for the tribunal’s own team as third-party costs have not been paid out yet.

Keith Harrison continues High Court case against the State despite tribunal dismissing all his allegations
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Keith Harrison continues High Court case against the State despite tribunal dismissing all his allegations

Dec 1st 2017, 4:37 PM 18,011 Views 21 Comments

Justice Charleton yesterday said all Harrison’s claims were “entirely without validity”.

Gardaí to examine disciplinary procedures after Tribunal report on Keith Harrison
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Gardaí to examine disciplinary procedures after Tribunal report on Keith Harrison

Dec 1st 2017, 11:48 AM 9,944 Views 10 Comments

Mr Justice Peter Charleton made a number of recommendations for changes to disciplinary procedures in his report.

'This is utter nonsense': How Justice Charleton eviscerated Garda Keith Harrison's claims
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'This is utter nonsense': How Justice Charleton eviscerated Garda Keith Harrison's claims

Nov 30th 2017, 10:43 PM 42,020 Views 45 Comments

Unequivocally, confidently, and often brutally, Charleton has dismissed the claims made by Harrison.

Acting Commissioner writes to minister about 'concerns' with Garda tribunal office
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Acting Commissioner writes to minister about 'concerns' with Garda tribunal office

Nov 30th 2017, 10:38 PM 14,209 Views 12 Comments

Labour’s Alan Kelly called the unit a “filter system that gardaí don’t have confidence in”.

Disclosures Tribunal: Keith Harrison and Marisa Simms claims 'entirely without any validity'
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Disclosures Tribunal: Keith Harrison and Marisa Simms claims 'entirely without any validity'

Nov 30th 2017, 8:09 PM 27,669 Views 56 Comments

Justice Charleton went as far as to describe some of Harrison’s claims as “nonsense”.

'A mockery of our democracy': Pressure increases on Varadkar to make Dept of Justice docs public
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'A mockery of our democracy': Pressure increases on Varadkar to make Dept of Justice docs public

Nov 26th 2017, 1:10 PM 33,569 Views 111 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald is at the heart of a government crisis as it was revealed she failed to disclose an important email.

Disclosures Tribunal to publish report on Garda Keith Harrison next week
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Disclosures Tribunal to publish report on Garda Keith Harrison next week

Nov 24th 2017, 2:23 PM 9,535 Views 0 Comments

The Tribunal will then resume its examinations of allegations of a smear campaign against Maurice McCabe in January.

'It's not enough to say she can't remember': Frances Fitzgerald under pressure in McCabe email row
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'It's not enough to say she can't remember': Frances Fitzgerald under pressure in McCabe email row

Nov 22nd 2017, 8:23 AM 12,266 Views 84 Comments

Tánaiste and former Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has come under fire over how much she knew.

Frances Fitzgerald sends TDs email at centre of Maurice McCabe row
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Frances Fitzgerald sends TDs email at centre of Maurice McCabe row

Nov 21st 2017, 8:57 PM 37,350 Views 113 Comments

“How could the minister receive such an email and read it and forget that she read it?,” Paul Murphy asked.

Minister: 'I will not have my good name and reputation traduced by deputy Alan Kelly'
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Minister: 'I will not have my good name and reputation traduced by deputy Alan Kelly'

Nov 15th 2017, 2:32 PM 24,378 Views 40 Comments

There was a heated exchange in the Dáil today where Charlie Flanagan told TD Alan Kelly to desist from engaging in a smear campaign.

Absence of records on McCabe file could have been a cover-up, says social worker
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Absence of records on McCabe file could have been a cover-up, says social worker

Oct 25th 2017, 4:08 PM 10,825 Views 0 Comments

Lisa O’Loghlen said any cover-up may have been Tusla covering its own mistakes.

'It wasn't stood over by the witness': Tribunal hears closing arguments in Keith Harrison module
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'It wasn't stood over by the witness': Tribunal hears closing arguments in Keith Harrison module

Oct 23rd 2017, 7:12 PM 15,619 Views 0 Comments

Information about the threats came from two anonymous 999 calls in October 2013.

Tribunal may recall senior gardaí after previously unknown contact was discovered
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Tribunal may recall senior gardaí after previously unknown contact was discovered

Oct 11th 2017, 3:47 PM 12,833 Views 0 Comments

The tribunal is currently looking at contacts between gardaí and the HSE/Tusla relating to garda whistleblower Keith Harrison.

The Charleton Tribunal has finished its hearings about Garda Keith Harrison
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The Charleton Tribunal has finished its hearings about Garda Keith Harrison

Oct 10th 2017, 6:15 PM 12,295 Views 0 Comments

The complaint against Garda Keith Harrison was made under section 102 of the Garda Siochana Act, relating to gardaí causing serious harm or death.

Barrister says that evidence of Donegal's most senior garda should not be accepted by Tribunal
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Barrister says that evidence of Donegal's most senior garda should not be accepted by Tribunal

Oct 9th 2017, 2:08 PM 22,161 Views 0 Comments

Chief Superintendent Terry McGinn did not make notes when she directed an investigation into alleged actions of Keith Harrison.

Disclosures Tribunal: Retired garda can't provide statement as he's 'on the far side of the world'
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Disclosures Tribunal: Retired garda can't provide statement as he's 'on the far side of the world'

Oct 5th 2017, 7:01 PM 19,266 Views 0 Comments

Three of four new statements from senior gardaí were presented to the Tribunal today.

Tribunal chairman asks for new statements from four senior gardaí
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Tribunal chairman asks for new statements from four senior gardaí

Oct 4th 2017, 7:20 PM 17,309 Views 0 Comments

Peter Charleton said the statements should be handed in by 10am tomorrow.