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Tribunal may recall senior gardaí after previously unknown contact was discovered
The tribunal is currently looking at contacts between gardaí and the HSE/Tusla relating to garda whistleblower Keith Harrison.
# disclosures tribunal
The Charleton Tribunal has finished its hearings about Garda Keith Harrison
The complaint against Garda Keith Harrison was made under section 102 of the Garda Siochana Act, relating to gardaí causing serious harm or death.
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Barrister says that evidence of Donegal's most senior garda should not be accepted by Tribunal
Chief Superintendent Terry McGinn did not make notes when she directed an investigation into alleged actions of Keith Harrison.
# not right now
Disclosures Tribunal: Retired garda can't provide statement as he's 'on the far side of the world'
Three of four new statements from senior gardaí were presented to the Tribunal today.
# keith harrison
Tribunal chairman asks for new statements from four senior gardaí
Peter Charleton said the statements should be handed in by 10am tomorrow.
# keith harrison
Tusla officials reject claim they were 'leaned on' to make home visit by gardaí
“It’s about my professional reputation,” social worker Donna McTeague told the Disclosures Tribunal today.
# disclosures tribunal
Garda Harrison's partner tells Tribunal she was 'followed to Dunnes Stores by garda cars'
The Tribunal is looking at contacts between gardaí and the HSE/Tusla relating to Garda Keith Harrison.
# then and now
What Keith Harrison and Marisa Simms told the Tribunal in March and what they said this week
They made initial statements to the Tribunal in March but were not consistent in some of those comments this week.
# disclosures tribunal
Garda Keith Harrison accused of making 'a series of incorrect allegations' about Tusla
Garda Harrison was cross-examined by counsel for Tusla today.
# disclosures tribunal
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 tribunal
'We want to be left alone': Garda Harrison's partner says she'd rather not be at tribunal
The probe is looking at contacts between the gardaí, child and family agency Tusla and Garda Keith Harrison.
# disclosures tribunal
Contradictions, 'coercions' and a private life made public: Keith Harrison's partner at the Tribunal
Marisa Simms gave evidence to the Disclosures Tribunal for over five hours yesterday.
# disclosures tribunal
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.
# day 27
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.
# disclosures tribunal
'Even the best of Donegal seanachaís would find it difficult to talk for eight hours' - Inspector cross-examined at Tribunal
Marisa Simms had called to Letterkenny Garda station on 6 October 2013.
# keith harrison
Tribunal hears whistleblower's partner withdrew statement about his behaviour
The tribunal is looking at interactions between An Garda Síochána, Tusla and Garda Harrison.
# Donegal
Tribunal hears details of fight between garda whistleblower and partner that led to 999 call
Marisa Simms said Keith Harrison was “out of control” but later withdrew this statement.
# disclosures tribunal
Retired garda says colleague's death in line of duty had 'devastating effect' on officers
Retired Garda Sergeant Daniel Devlin told the Charleton Tribunal “emotionally, everyone was badly affected” after Garda Gary McLoughlin was killed.
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.
# disclosures tribunal
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.
# get up to speed
'Grave error', 'emotional', 'catastrophic': The who, what and when of the Maurice McCabe saga
16 days in to the Disclosures Tribunal, we give you a breakdown of what people said happened and when they said it did.
# disclosures tribunal
Maurice McCabe was 'bullied and called a rat on social media', tribunal hears
McCabe’s barrister said he was the subject of “a good deal of hostility and enmity from certain sources in the Cavan-Monaghan division”.
# charleton tribunal
Paul Williams denies he was "puppet for the guards" when meeting woman who made McCabe allegations
The journalist was speaking at the Disclosures Tribunal today.
# mrs d
Woman who made sex abuse allegations against Maurice McCabe tells tribunal: 'He wasn't a saint'
Ms D said she was furious and “had a personal grievance against him.”
# charleton tribunal
Ms D, the woman at the centre of the Disclosures Tribunal, will give evidence this week
To protect her identity, the public will not be allowed to attend.
# charleton tribunal
'Incompetence, not something sinister' led to false rape allegation against Garda whistleblower, tribunal told
“I don’t know if it was their intention, I just can’t explain it. Stuff wasn’t put in the file where it should be.”
# day 10
Garda tells Tribunal there was no 'sense of malice' towards Maurice McCabe at Cavan station
Mr Justice Peter Charleton also ruled today that the evidence of Ms D will not be heard in public, but the press will be allowed to attend.
# disclosures tribunal
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.
# disclosures tribunal
Senior Tusla manager says there was no 'liaison or collusion' with gardaí on McCabe file
At the Disclosures Tribunal today, senior Tusla manager Gerard Lowry denied he was trying to blame others for “catastrophic errors”.
# disclosures tribunal
'Every error that is made is to the detriment of Sgt McCabe. There isn't an error in his favour'
The Disclosures Tribunal has heard that the false Maurice McCabe child sex allegations were ‘absolutely coincidences’.
# charleton tribunal
'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.
# disclosures tribunal
'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 tribunal
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.”
# charleton tribunal
Psychologist felt 'wave of panic' after mistakenly describing serious allegations of abuse against Maurice McCabe
The Tribunal, chaired by Justice Mr Peter Charleton, is investigating whether there was an alleged smear campaign against garda whistleblower Sergeant McCabe.
# disclosures tribunal
Martin Callinan accused of telling politician that Maurice McCabe 'was a kiddie fiddler'
The Disclosures Tribunal began hearing from its own lawyers today about statements that have been taken.
# charleton tribunal
Response to Disclosures Tribunal into Garda whistleblower controversies has been 'very disappointing'
The Disclosures Tribunal published its first interim report last night.
'Tribunals and commissions achieve nothing. They just shield the guilty from prosecution'
In Ireland, any objective observer can see that justice is dead, writes William Campbell.
# straight shooter
Setting the tone: Justice Charleton takes no prisoners as Disclosures Tribunal sits for first time
The authoritative Justice Peter Charleton adopted a strong tone today on the first day of the Disclosures Tribunal.
# Whistleblowers
Whistleblower David Taylor receives letter reminding him he may still face discipline
Taylor was recently reinstated to An Garda Síochána after being cleared by the DPP of allegations that he leaked information to journalists.