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#Tribunals

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach slams TD for 'mudslinging' as he confirms tribunal costs will overrun by millions Committee Meeting

Taoiseach slams TD for 'mudslinging' as he confirms tribunal costs will overrun by millions

There were tetchy exchanges between TD Pearse Doherty and the Taoiseach today.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Too little accountability creates monsters. Too much blame creates fools' Tribunals

Opinion: 'Too little accountability creates monsters. Too much blame creates fools'

The blame game prevents learning because fearful and defensive people do not disclose all the facts, writes Martin Fellenz.

From TheJournal.ie Moriarty Tribunal will cost another €10m this year, despite taking place 20 years ago Neverending Story

Moriarty Tribunal will cost another €10m this year, despite taking place 20 years ago

The money is spent on third party legal fees.

From TheJournal.ie The tribunal is dead, long live the tribunal: Ireland's messy love affair with 'the truth' Back From The Dead

The tribunal is dead, long live the tribunal: Ireland's messy love affair with 'the truth'

“The tribunal has risen from the shallow pool of our collective memory.”

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: Garda recordings could have an impact on findings of tribunals Gardagate

Taoiseach: Garda recordings could have an impact on findings of tribunals

Enda Kenny has revealed fresh concerns about the recordings in and out of garda stations.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Public inquiry system reflects power imbalance in Irish society Opinion

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Corruption has played a starring role in Ireland's economic crisis Opinion

Column: Corruption has played a starring role in Ireland's economic crisis

The countries suffering the most from the economic turmoil in Europe all have major problems with corruption, writes Nuala Haughey.

From TheJournal.ie €196 million: the estimated final cost for the Mahon Tribunal Mahon

€196 million: the estimated final cost for the Mahon Tribunal

The Department of the Environment updates its formal estimates on how much the Planning Tribunal will cost the public.

From TheJournal.ie Nine legal staff on Moriarty Tribunal earned €33.7 million Moriarty Tribunal

Nine legal staff on Moriarty Tribunal earned €33.7 million

The Public Accounts Committee is told that Enda Kenny may have to seek extra funding from the Dáil to cover costs.

From TheJournal.ie Howlin promises a 'root and branch' reform of ethics legislation Labour

Howlin promises a 'root and branch' reform of ethics legislation

Meanwhile, Joan Burton has asked delegates for patience in seeing through welfare reforms.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ministers meet with TDs criticised in tribunals? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ministers meet with TDs criticised in tribunals?

Government ministers have faced criticism for meeting with Michael Lowry following the Moriarty Tribunal findings but they argue that they cannot refuse to meet with elected public representatives. What do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘A wheel turning so slowly the hamster died’ – my day at the Mahon Read Me

Column: ‘A wheel turning so slowly the hamster died’ – my day at the Mahon

Sinéad Keogh spent a day at the Mahon Tribunal in 2007. Five years later, she remembers her experience.

From TheJournal.ie Ahern secretary footage from Mahon Tribunal 'will never be released' Mahon

Ahern secretary footage from Mahon Tribunal 'will never be released'

The tribunal has video recordings of hundreds of witnesses giving evidence, but these will be kept under wraps.

From TheJournal.ie Lowry loses High Court defamation appeal against Sam Smyth Courts

Lowry loses High Court defamation appeal against Sam Smyth

The High Court rejects Lowry’s claims that comments by Sam Smyth on TV and in print had defamed him.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ accused of "undermining" Stardust Tribunal in 1981 State Papers

RTÉ accused of "undermining" Stardust Tribunal in 1981

The State papers, released under the 30-year rule, also show that the owners of the Stardust asked the Government to pay their legal fees for appearing at a tribunal of inquiry into the tragedy.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Nick Leeson's 4 lessons learned from 2011 Opinion

Column: Nick Leeson's 4 lessons learned from 2011

Ireland and a euro break-up, the truth about tribunals, white collar crime and the dangers of ‘pay day’ loans – former trader Nick Leeson rings the closing bell on 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Column: We must stop the reports on clerical child abuse.. and spend that money on survivors Opinion

Column: We must stop the reports on clerical child abuse.. and spend that money on survivors

We know children were molested and raped and we know the Church protected the evil abusers, writes Evin Daly, CEO of One Child International. What those victims need now is support and funding, not more reports.

From TheJournal.ie Mahon Tribunal may end up costing €50m more than expected Tribunals

Mahon Tribunal may end up costing €50m more than expected

Third-party costs likely to send total spiralling to €247m at planning inquiry.