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Disclosures Tribunal: 'I have two people who seem to be telling me diametrically opposite things'
The Tribunal heard from a former chief superintendent and garda’s head of HR today.
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Tribunal hears of plan to 'go after' McCabe
The head of human resources with the force was testifying today.
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'Did you not ask yourself what is going on?': Frances Fitzgerald faced with tough questions at Tribunal
The former Tánaiste was giving evidence at the Tribunal this afternoon.
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Ahead of her evidence tomorrow, tribunal hears about Frances Fitzgerald's emails
The Charleton Tribunal was told that Fitzgerald was told about emails relating to Maurice McCabe.
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It would 'not have been in public interest' if O'Sullivan stepped down after O'Higgins report
A former senior civil servant from the Department of Justice was among those giving evidence today.
# Spam
Porn bots briefly took over the Disclosures Tribunal on Twitter this week
People looking to search for the latest news about the Disclosures Tribunal were spammed with the bots on Monday.
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O'Sullivan barrister who challenged McCabe says his 'conscience is clear'
Colm Smyth SC was cross-examined by Michael McDowell SC again today.
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O'Sullivan's barrister defends conduct as Tribunal hears Maurice McCabe called a 'paranoiac'
Colm Smyth SC was cross-examined by Michael McDowell SC today, three years after they went head-to-head at the O’Higgins Commission.
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O'Sullivan's barrister was on 'red alert' and said McCabe was the 'accuser'
Colm Smyth began giving evidence today, as Nóirín O’Sullivan concluded her third day of evidence.
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McDowell probes for cracks in Nóirín O'Sullivan's narrative but fails to land knockout blow
Nóirín O’Sullivan has been consistent and composed in the face of fierce questioning this week.
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Nóirín O'Sullivan: 'It was not hypocritical' to challenge McCabe's motivation
The former garda commissioner continued to give evidence at the Disclosures Tribunal today.
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Nóirín O'Sullivan says McCabe had no 'bad motives', but chose to challenge his motivation
O’Sullivan will face a second day of questions at the Disclosures Tribunal today.
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Nóirín O'Sullivan says she faced 'an impossible dilemma' on her legal strategy against Maurice McCabe
O’Sullivan told the Tribunal today that she acted on legal advice to attack the motivation of Sergeant Maurice McCabe.
# crucial day
Six questions Nóirín O'Sullivan will need to answer when she appears at the Disclosures Tribunal
Previous witnesses have set the scene. Now the Tribunal will hear answers from one of its main protagonists.
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Tribunal hears it was 'reasonable and legitimate' to challenge Maurice McCabe's credibility
Counsel for Nóirín O’Sullivan said today that this was because McCabe had made serious accusations against senior officers.
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'My career is gone because of that': McCabe's reaction to his credibility being challenged by gardaí
The Disclosures Tribunal heard today about the “enormous stress” on gardaí about whom McCabe gave allegations against.
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Why did Nóirín O'Sullivan suddenly flip from protecting whistleblowers to challenging their credibility?
The Disclosures Tribunal is getting closer to the truth, but is not there yet.
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Solicitor for Nóirín O'Sullivan called questioning of Maurice McCabe's credibility 'political dynamite'
The Disclosures Tribunal heard evidence from solicitor Annmarie Ryan from the Chief State Solicitor’s Office
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'You really need to think about this' - what Garda legal head says he should've said to Nóirín O'Sullivan
On 11 May 2015, garda policy was to defend whistleblowers. By 15 May, it was impugning Maurice McCabe at the O’Higgins Commission.
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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.
# Whistleblowers
'We are going after him': Questions but few answers on explosive day at the Disclosures Tribunal
Emails between the Tánaiste and garda commissioner, and “political dynamite” were some of the highlights yesterday.
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Tribunal told abuse allegation used at O'Higgins Commission to 'embarrass' Maurice McCabe
It’s day 42 of the Disclosures Tribunal.
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Maurice McCabe and Nóirín O'Sullivan: How counsel got it so wrong in 'despicable' email
The Disclosures Tribunal delved deep into Bailieboro and the O’Higgins Commission yesterday.
# day 41
Disclosures Tribunal hears counsel for former Commissioner 'got it wrong'
The tribunal has returned at Dublin Castle.
# discrediting mccabe
The Tribunal will look at the scandal that almost brought the government down this week
Nóirín O’Sullivan’s legal strategy to discredit McCabe at the O’Higgins Commission will be under the microscope.
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Did Martin Callinan order a smear campaign on McCabe? And did Nóirín O'Sullivan know about it?
The Disclosures Tribunal will have some very notable witnesses this month.
# Whistleblowers
The Disclosures Tribunal cost the State €87,000 a month this year
These expenses only cover administrative and legal costs for the tribunal’s own team as third-party costs have not been paid out yet.
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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”.
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Gardaí to examine disciplinary procedures after Tribunal report on Keith Harrison
Mr Justice Peter Charleton made a number of recommendations for changes to disciplinary procedures in his report.
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'This is utter nonsense': How Justice Charleton eviscerated Garda Keith Harrison's claims
Unequivocally, confidently, and often brutally, Charleton has dismissed the claims made by Harrison.
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Acting Commissioner writes to minister about 'concerns' with Garda tribunal office
Labour’s Alan Kelly called the unit a “filter system that gardaí don’t have confidence in”.
# nonsense claims
Disclosures Tribunal: Keith Harrison and Marisa Simms claims 'entirely without any validity'
Justice Charleton went as far as to describe some of Harrison’s claims as “nonsense”.
# Political crisis
'A mockery of our democracy': Pressure increases on Varadkar to make Dept of Justice docs public
Frances Fitzgerald is at the heart of a government crisis as it was revealed she failed to disclose an important email.
# Whistleblower
Disclosures Tribunal to publish report on Garda Keith Harrison next week
The Tribunal will then resume its examinations of allegations of a smear campaign against Maurice McCabe in January.
# Whistleblower
'It's not enough to say she can't remember': Frances Fitzgerald under pressure in McCabe email row
Tánaiste and former Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has come under fire over how much she knew.
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Frances Fitzgerald sends TDs email at centre of Maurice McCabe row
“How could the minister receive such an email and read it and forget that she read it?,” Paul Murphy asked.
# dail exchange
Minister: 'I will not have my good name and reputation traduced by deputy Alan Kelly'
There was a heated exchange in the Dáil today where Charlie Flanagan told TD Alan Kelly to desist from engaging in a smear campaign.
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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.
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'It wasn't stood over by the witness': Tribunal hears closing arguments in Keith Harrison module
Information about the threats came from two anonymous 999 calls in October 2013.