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# charleton - Friday 12 October, 2018

Peter Charleton wasn't overly enamoured by the press - here's what he had to say about journalists

Journalistic privilege was cited by many – not by all – but by most.

# charleton - Thursday 11 October, 2018

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

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

# charleton - Sunday 1 July, 2018

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

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

# charleton - Friday 29 June, 2018

Evidence of four witnesses should be disregarded, Disclosures Tribunal told

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

# charleton - Friday 15 June, 2018

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

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

# charleton - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

'Not conceivable' that journalists were negatively briefed about Maurice McCabe says Tribunal chair

The tribunal heard evidence from two Irish Examiner journalists who both claimed privilege.

# charleton - Monday 11 June, 2018

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

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

# charleton - Thursday 10 May, 2018

No evidence on Taylor's phones that he was ordered to smear McCabe, Tribunal hears

Twelve out of fifteen senior Gardaí’s phones could not be found to be handed into the Disclosures Tribunal.

# charleton - Sunday 11 March, 2018

'The beginning of the end': After McCabe, Tribunal now poised to enter most crucial weeks

Maurice McCabe spoke this week. Here’s what he had to say.

# charleton - Sunday 4 March, 2018

We'll finally get to hear from Maurice McCabe at the Tribunal tomorrow - but what will he be asked?

After over 50 days of evidence from others, the Disclosures Tribunal will finally hear from Maurice McCabe.

# charleton - Friday 26 January, 2018

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

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

# charleton - Monday 15 January, 2018

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

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

# charleton - Friday 1 December, 2017

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

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

# charleton - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

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

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

# charleton - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Tribunal chairman asks for new statements from four senior gardaí

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

# charleton - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Keith Harrison: 'I may have been mistaken' about claim gardaí told Tusla to visit home

Harrison told the Tribunal that he may have been mistaken regarding contact between Tusla and gardaí.

# charleton - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Tribunal hears details of text messages between Garda Keith Harrison and his partner Marisa Simms

Simms was on the witness stand at the tribunal for the first time today.

# charleton - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Donegal sergeant tells Tribunal that legal letter written about her was 'disturbing'

Sergeant Bridget McGowan was giving evidence concerning Garda Keith Harrison at the Charleton Tribunal today.

# charleton - Monday 18 September, 2017

Tribunal to hear about anonymous letter sent to HSE about whistleblower Keith Harrison

Tribunal to hear about anonymous letter sent to HSE about whistleblower Keith Harrison

The module on allegations made by whistleblower Keith Harrison begins today. Here’s what the Tribunal is looking at.

# charleton - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

False rape allegation about Maurice McCabe 'remained on file until this year'

The Charleton Tribunal is looking into whether garda whistleblower McCabe was the target of a smear campaign.

# charleton - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Garda denies ignoring McCabe letter in order to 'trigger an earthquake in the HSE'

Superintendent Noel Cunningham gave evidence to the Charleton Tribunal today.

# charleton - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Maurice McCabe no longer trusted anybody after complaint against him, tribunal told

The tribunal is looking into whether Sergeant McCabe was the target of a smear campaign on the direction of senior garda management.

# charleton - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Social worker takes responsibility for error in McCabe file but says 'I'm no puppet for gardaí'

At the Disclosures Tribunal today, social work team leader Kay McLoughlin said that she realised she had made a “grave error” after solicitors for McCabe responded to the letter.

# charleton - Friday 7 July, 2017

'That was an oversight on my part and human error': Social worker says she failed to notice two names on same file

The Disclosures Tribunal has heard how a HSE social work team leader wrote to gardaí about the claims in 2013.

# charleton - Thursday 6 July, 2017

'I need to know how the garda reacted to this matter' - Tribunal chair wants answers on McCabe child sexual abuse allegation

Mr Justice Peter Charleton said he also needed to find out how information about the false allegation was passed on.

# charleton - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Gardaí told social worker they had to keep erroneous McCabe report on file

“I can see how it would be catastrophic. I would never do something like that.”

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