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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Inquiry

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# Abuse
Inquiry hears of gun-toting paedophile priest who made children kneel between his legs
An Australian inquiry is in its third day.
'We've spent hours in the basement of Leinster House trying to find out what happened'
The final report from the banking inquiry is to be released today.
# all or nothing
Rescued: The banking inquiry will now write a much shorter report
Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said the committee was attempting a “rescue operation”.
# Naughty naughty
Why some TDs will have their iPhones and iPads taken from them next week
Members of the banking inquiry will be barred from using any electronic devices when they view the draft report next week.
# Abortion
'Ms Y' to seek damages over treatment during abortion controversy
Yesterday’s proceedings were brought to quash a report, which has now effectively been achieved after the case was struck out following a settlement.
# peter van geene
Kilkenny surgeon accused of removing women's wombs 'inappropriately' says he made the 'right decisions'
Dr Peter van Geene has been giving his side of events at a Medical Council Fitness to Practice inquiry.
# peter van geene
Patient describes being "traumatised" by her treatment at hands of hysterectomy surgeon
Dr Peter van Geene is the subject of a fitness to practise inquiry by the Medical Council concerning a number of hysterectomies he performed between 2009 and 2011.
# Medical Council
Doctor accused of putting cancer patients' health at risk and showing 'lack of empathy'
Dr Saqib Ahmed worked as a registrar in oncology from July to November 2012 at University Hospital Limerick.
# police violence
Police officer chokes a man holding his daughter
The incident happened in Philadelphia when 20-year-old Ellis Smith failed to pay for his ticket.
# Inquir-lol-y
WATCH: There was a brief moment of hilarity at the banking inquiry earlier
It got fierce exciting for a minute there.
# Bankers
Seán FitzPatrick and David Drumm have been asked to come before banking inquiry next month
While the banking inquiry has powers to compel witnesses, that power does not extend beyond this jurisdiction.
# Dáil claims
Dáil hears new claims about Denis O'Brien's dealings with IBRC
Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said the businessman made three attempts to extend loan agreements with the liquidators of IBRC before a fourth attempt was accepted.
# ibrc
I want proof, not a pat on the head and to be told: 'It's fine, go away' - Catherine Murphy
The independent TD said “serious questions” remain unanswered.
# Inquiry
Police investigating alleged serious sexual assault want to identify this man
They say he may have vital information that would help them with their inquiries into the alleged incident.
# New details
Missing files reveal Siteserv writedown was €9 million more than we previously thought
Previously undisclosed board minutes reveal new details about the Siteserv controversy.
# SiteServ
IBRC inquiry: Department of Finance reveals details of filing error
Catherine Murphy found out via Twitter, but she’s very happy nonetheless.
# Inquiry
Family of garda who took his own life do not want GSOC involved in investigation into his death
The family of Sgt Michael Galvin are said to be traumatised and angry at how GSOC carried out its investigation.
# Portiuncula Hospital
Couple who lost two babies at Portiuncula Hospital hope review will help other parents
Lorraine and Warren Reilly asked that the deaths of their two girls be considered in he current HSE review of maternity services.
# Unmarried Mothers
'Deeply wrong': Labour TD abstains from vote on mother and baby homes inquiry
Labour TD Anne Ferris abstained from the vote criticising the lack of objectivity of the investigation.
# Ireland's Past
The Government is on track to finally investigate mother-and-baby homes
Survivors want a fully inclusive inquiry into what happened to them.
# Inquiry
Bloody Sunday murder investigation to recommence
The inquiry was delayed because of budget cuts at the PSNI.
# Bethany Home
'For the first time in 16 years we were treated the same as Catholics'
Mother and baby homes, including one group from a Protestant home, met with Minister James Reilly this month.
# Gardagate
It'll be next year before we find out just what happened right before Martin Callinan 'retired'
The Fennelly Inquiry into covert recordings at garda stations and the circumstances surrounding the ex-garda commissioner’s departure will issue an interim report next year
# Derry
Families of Bloody Sunday victims launch legal challenge over 'end of murder investigation'
Cuts in PSNI funding have lead to a delay in the inquiry into the massacre.
# Rubane House
Inquiry hears 1 in 5 boys at Co Down children's home say they were abused
It also heard that paedophile priest, Father Brendan Smyth, was among the offenders.
# 8th amendment
Calls for independent inquiry into "Ms Y" abortion case
The HSE is running its own inquiry, but some want it to be independent.
# Pregnancy
HSE due to publish terms of its abortion case inquiry
The HSE ordered a report into the situation where a woman was given a caesarean section after she became pregnant through rape.
# Alexander Litvinenko
Britain to hold public inquiry into fatal poisoning of former Russian spy
Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned in London with radioactive tea eight years ago.
Opinion: No person or institution can be left behind in the mother-and-baby home inquiry
There are serious concerns about the forthcoming mother-and-baby home inquiry; there is no international judge and a glaring lack of public debate.
# Inquiry
Exclusion of institutions from inquiry concerning to mother-and-baby groups
Groups representing mothers and their children question why some institutions may not be included.
# Investigation
Number of maternity homes a difficulty for mother and baby inquiry
The Commission have been asked to include a wide range of institutions within their scope of their inquiry.
# Investigation
Today we'll know who will chair the mother-and-baby home inquiry
We won’t know the terms of reference, however, or who else will be on the commission of investigation.
# Commission of Inquiry
We'll find out more about the mother-and-baby homes inquiry tomorrow
The government will confirm the identity of the person that will chair the Commission of Inquiry tomorrow.
# bad planning
Call for inquiry into claims of Donegal planning improprieties
Following a meeting with whistleblower Gerard Convier, one Sinn Féin TD said he believes there are substantial grounds for an inquiry.
# The experts
Colm McCarthy among 9 experts who will help banking inquiry figure out what to investigate
The banking inquiry met again in private session this morning.
# bessborough
Handover of 25,000 mother-and-baby files indicates "scale and breadth" of investigation
Some 25,000 files have been handed over by the Sacred Heart Adoption Society to the Cork offices of Government agency ‘TUSLA’.
# Innocence Lost
"His eyes were cold and dead": Savile abuse in the victims' words
An investigation found shocking instances of abuse and humiliation at the hands of Savile in UK hospitals.
# widening scope
It's not just Tuam... Mother-and-baby probe needs to examine at least 100 institutions, Minister told
Survivors, campaigners and academics say the scope of the Commission may need to be widened to take in private nursing homes, mental institutions and smaller mother-and-baby homes.
# mother and baby home
Here are the state files recalled from the National Archives by the Department of Health
Two of the files requisitioned by the department as part of the investigation into mother and baby homes relate to the Bon Secours home in Tuam.
# Job of work
Warning over legal challenges as banking inquiry's public sessions not expected until 2015
The first meeting of the joint Oireachtas committee set up to examine the banking crisis lasted some four hours at Leinster House today.