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Facebook bans Russian firm behind Pfizer and AstraZeneca smear campaign
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Facebook bans Russian firm behind Pfizer and AstraZeneca smear campaign

Aug 11th 2021, 9:09 AM 19,230 Views 30 Comments

A network of 65 Facebook accounts and 243 Instagram accounts was traced back to Fazze, an advertising and marketing firm working in Russia.

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.

Qatar World Cup organisers deny 'black operations' claim
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Qatar World Cup organisers deny 'black operations' claim

Jul 29th 2018, 9:01 PM 9,509 Views 16 Comments

Allegations of nefarious schemes by the successful bid team for the 2022 World Cup have been strongly denied.

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.

'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.

'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.

'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.

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.

'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.

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.

'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.

'Maurice I have to be honest with you - there was a campaign against you and I was part of it'
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'Maurice I have to be honest with you - there was a campaign against you and I was part of it'

May 16th 2018, 5:23 PM 37,940 Views 0 Comments

Superintendent David Taylor, and his wife Michelle, were giving evidence at the Disclosures Tribunal today.

'They can write a story about it tomorrow, but they don't have to tell the Tribunal about it?'
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'They can write a story about it tomorrow, but they don't have to tell the Tribunal about it?'

May 15th 2018, 4:52 PM 20,122 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Charleton was questioning journalistic privilege as David Taylor gave evidence for a second day at Dublin Castle.

'He was driven by revenge': Alleged narrative senior gardaí accused of using against Maurice McCabe
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'He was driven by revenge': Alleged narrative senior gardaí accused of using against Maurice McCabe

May 14th 2018, 5:02 PM 34,438 Views 0 Comments

Superintendent David Taylor was giving evidence for the first time at Dublin Castle today.

Ms D, the woman at the centre of the Disclosures Tribunal, will give evidence this week
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Ms D, the woman at the centre of the Disclosures Tribunal, will give evidence this week

Jul 17th 2017, 6:10 AM 9,139 Views 0 Comments

To protect her identity, the public will not be allowed to attend.

Setting the tone: Justice Charleton takes no prisoners as Disclosures Tribunal sits for first time
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Setting the tone: Justice Charleton takes no prisoners as Disclosures Tribunal sits for first time

Mar 30th 2017, 3:01 PM 21,441 Views 0 Comments

The authoritative Justice Peter Charleton adopted a strong tone today on the first day of the Disclosures Tribunal.

Column: There's a viral spread of increasingly restrictive laws curtailing human rights
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Column: There's a viral spread of increasingly restrictive laws curtailing human rights

Mar 14th 2014, 7:30 PM 34 Views 22 Comments

The space in which human rights defenders can operate safely is steadily shrinking, with devastating consequences, writes Mary Lawlor.

If Uefa are serious about fighting racism, they need to start docking points off guilty clubs
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If Uefa are serious about fighting racism, they need to start docking points off guilty clubs

Oct 31st 2013, 8:35 AM 1,251 Views 2 Comments

The punishment that the organisation handed out to CSKA Moscow recently has been widely criticised as too lenient.

Lawyer of Delhi gang-rape accused denies smearing victim
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Lawyer of Delhi gang-rape accused denies smearing victim

Jan 10th 2013, 7:26 AM 12,512 Views 30 Comments

In a Bloomberg interview, the lawyer was quoted as saying the male companion of the murdered 23-year-old was “wholly responsible” for the incident as the unmarried couple should not have been on the streets at night.

Kelvin MacKenzie wants apology from police over Hillsborough lies
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# The Lies

Kelvin MacKenzie wants apology from police over Hillsborough lies

Sep 26th 2012, 1:51 PM 4,803 Views 27 Comments

The former editor of The Sun, which printed the infamous ‘The Truth’, headline following the Hillsborough disaster is seeking recompense from the police force involved.

Column: I know how David Norris feels - I was smeared too
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Column: I know how David Norris feels - I was smeared too

Jun 24th 2011, 9:42 AM 207 Views 21 Comments

Accusations of ‘targeting children’ and ‘encouraging suicide’? Welcome to life as a gay figure in the media, writes BeLonG To founder Michael Barron.

Facebook's secret PR attack on Google blows up in its...face
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Facebook's secret PR attack on Google blows up in its...face

May 12th 2011, 12:09 PM 500 Views 4 Comments

Social networking giant is found out after hiring a PR firm to spread negative stories about Google. Cue lots of bad puns about egg on their face.