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# inquiry - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

GSOC welcomes Cooke report, Gardaí say they're reviewing it
# BUGGING
# BUGGING

GSOC welcomes Cooke report, Gardaí say they're reviewing it

Jun 11th 2014, 7:26 AM 4,099 Views 13 Comments

An Garda Síochána acknowledged that their working relationship with GSOC needs to be more constructive.

# inquiry - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Bethany Home, where 222 children died, to be included in mother and baby home investigation
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Bethany Home, where 222 children died, to be included in mother and baby home investigation

Jun 10th 2014, 9:40 PM 19,913 Views 33 Comments

The Children’s Minister Charlie Flanagan said today that he was conscious of the grievances felt by those connected to the Bethany Home, a protestant-run home on Dublin’s Orwell Road.

Tuam mass grave to be discussed at Cabinet this morning
# 800 Babies
# 800 Babies

Tuam mass grave to be discussed at Cabinet this morning

Jun 10th 2014, 7:51 AM 3,450 Views 23 Comments

Sinn Féin is calling for an independent judicial inquiry to be set up immediately.

'Another non-consensual mass medical experiment': Calls for investigation into symphysiotomy
# Investigation
# Investigation

'Another non-consensual mass medical experiment': Calls for investigation into symphysiotomy

Jun 10th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,768 Views 31 Comments

The procedure, that left many woman with lifelong disabilities, was carried out in Ireland until the late 1980s.

# inquiry - Monday 9 June, 2014

Ten mother and baby homes carried out vaccine trials on almost 300 children - report
# Injections
# Injections

Ten mother and baby homes carried out vaccine trials on almost 300 children - report

Jun 9th 2014, 9:30 PM 37,857 Views 184 Comments

It is believed the trials took place between 1960 to 1976.

White: The sooner we know what happened with Callinan's resignation, the better
# Answers
# Answers

White: The sooner we know what happened with Callinan's resignation, the better

Jun 9th 2014, 7:59 PM 7,326 Views 29 Comments

White was speaking at the Labour leadership hustings in Dublin this evening.

# inquiry - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Taoiseach says he wants to know the full extent of the mass grave in Tuam and if there are other sites
# 800 Babies
# 800 Babies

Taoiseach says he wants to know the full extent of the mass grave in Tuam and if there are other sites

Jun 5th 2014, 11:06 PM 19,556 Views 128 Comments

The Children’s Minister said “these revelations are a reminder of our darker past where children were far from cherished”.

# inquiry - Friday 23 May, 2014

Higgins calls on UK government to allow access to Dublin-Monaghan bombing files
# Troubles
# Troubles

Higgins calls on UK government to allow access to Dublin-Monaghan bombing files

May 23rd 2014, 8:23 AM 4,974 Views 25 Comments

The President added that “a strategy of amnesia is simply not an option”.

# inquiry - Friday 9 May, 2014

Grave concerns: The issues Seán Guerin wants probed
# Guerin Report
# Guerin Report

Grave concerns: The issues Seán Guerin wants probed

May 9th 2014, 10:44 PM 15,889 Views 25 Comments

Guerin report has wide range of areas of concern for upcoming Garda inquiry to focus on.

Guerin report which cost Shatter job is revealed
# Garda Whistleblowers
# Garda Whistleblowers

Guerin report which cost Shatter job is revealed

May 9th 2014, 12:44 PM 19,865 Views 50 Comments

The report recommends: The entire bail process, nine Garda investigations and the whole management of whistleblower complaints should be thoroughly probed in upcoming inquiry.

# inquiry - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Civil Liberties group writes to Taoiseach, wants GardaGate inquiry expanded to protect human rights
# Scope
# Scope

Civil Liberties group writes to Taoiseach, wants GardaGate inquiry expanded to protect human rights

Apr 8th 2014, 12:44 PM 4,194 Views 16 Comments

The Irish Council of Civil Liberties says new revelations mean the inquiry’s scope needs to be expanded.

Cabinet to discuss terms of reference for GardaGate inquiry
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

Cabinet to discuss terms of reference for GardaGate inquiry

Apr 8th 2014, 7:44 AM 2,368 Views 7 Comments

Ministers will discuss the issue during today’s meeting, and it is expected the terms will be released very soon.

# inquiry - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Gardagate: Here's what ministers agreed at today's Cabinet meeting
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

Gardagate: Here's what ministers agreed at today's Cabinet meeting

Apr 1st 2014, 3:00 PM 6,308 Views 19 Comments

The appointment of a judge to head the Commission of Investigation follows this morning’s Cabinet meeting.

# inquiry - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Govt reveals: Incoming and outgoing calls at Garda stations taped ‘since the 1980s’
# Recordings
# Recordings

Govt reveals: Incoming and outgoing calls at Garda stations taped ‘since the 1980s’

Mar 25th 2014, 11:36 PM 29,607 Views 195 Comments

The government said that the implications of the matter are potentially so grave that a Commission of Investigation is warranted.

# inquiry - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Gilmore: We can never forget the terrible events that occurred during the Troubles
# Hyde Park
# Hyde Park

Gilmore: We can never forget the terrible events that occurred during the Troubles

Feb 27th 2014, 9:47 PM 6,289 Views 65 Comments

The Tánaiste was responding to news that a judge will review a covert deal that allowed IRA suspects to escape prosecution.

# inquiry - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Adams contacted by man claiming to be convicted drug dealer Kieran Boylan
# BUGGING
# BUGGING

Adams contacted by man claiming to be convicted drug dealer Kieran Boylan

Feb 19th 2014, 9:52 PM 20,253 Views 63 Comments

The Sinn Féin president said the man took issue with comments he made in a radio interview linking bugging at the GSOC offices to the ombudsman’s inquiry into garda collusion with Boylan.

GSOC surveillance inquiry to report on findings within eight weeks
# Terms Of Reference
# Terms Of Reference

GSOC surveillance inquiry to report on findings within eight weeks

Feb 19th 2014, 9:11 PM 5,422 Views 36 Comments

Retired High Court Judge John Cooke will conduct the independent inquiry.

# inquiry - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Retired judge to review GSOC surveillance claims and report “within eight weeks”
# GSOC Bugging Claims
# GSOC Bugging Claims

Retired judge to review GSOC surveillance claims and report “within eight weeks”

Feb 18th 2014, 10:00 PM 14,310 Views 127 Comments

It comes as Sinn Féin prepares to table a motion calling for the establishment of an independent inquiry into claims that the Garda Ombudman’s headquarters was placed under surveillance.

# inquiry - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Shatter asks GSOC to clarify 'surveillance' comments
# Bugging Claims
# Bugging Claims

Shatter asks GSOC to clarify 'surveillance' comments

Feb 13th 2014, 10:53 PM 7,749 Views 86 Comments

Minister Shatter also said that an inquiry into the issue would suggest there is no confidence in GSOC.

# inquiry - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

No new inquiry into Stardust tragedy
# Stardust Fire
# Stardust Fire

No new inquiry into Stardust tragedy

Jan 22nd 2014, 3:22 PM 7,532 Views 19 Comments

The families of victims say that there is new evidence, but Alan Shatter says it is not enough for a new inquiry into the fire.

# inquiry - Monday 13 January, 2014

Public inquiry into historical child abuse in NI begins today
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Public inquiry into historical child abuse in NI begins today

Jan 13th 2014, 8:15 AM 3,737 Views 7 Comments

The inquiry will focus on claims of abuse by institutions run by organisations like churches and the state in Northern Ireland.

# inquiry - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Public Accounts Committee to examine penalty points furore
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Public Accounts Committee to examine penalty points furore

Dec 18th 2013, 5:59 PM 5,837 Views 18 Comments

The committee will use whistleblower information as starting point for probe of how penalty points are cancelled.

# inquiry - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Transport Dept examines issues with emergency marine beacons
# Fishing Vessels
# Fishing Vessels

Transport Dept examines issues with emergency marine beacons

Nov 23rd 2013, 12:46 PM 5,369 Views 3 Comments

Minister Varadkar has been called on to clarify how long his department has known about the issues for.

# inquiry - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Over 340 arrested in global child pornography investigation
# Project Spade
# Project Spade

Over 340 arrested in global child pornography investigation

Nov 14th 2013, 4:05 PM 7,873 Views 25 Comments

The gardaí were among police forces from 10 countries who took part in the inquiry. However a spokesperson for the force said there was no information on any Irish arrests.

# inquiry - Friday 1 November, 2013

BBC broadcaster Paul Gambaccini arrested under Operation Yewtree
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

BBC broadcaster Paul Gambaccini arrested under Operation Yewtree

Nov 1st 2013, 7:16 PM 18,774 Views 0 Comments

The broadcaster had been questioned by police earlier this week.

# inquiry - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Roma child incidents result of 'pure, raw, naked, poisonous racism'
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Roma child incidents result of 'pure, raw, naked, poisonous racism'

Oct 24th 2013, 5:35 PM 16,865 Views 224 Comments

Opposition TDs called for an independent inquiry into the two incidents this week.

# inquiry - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Commissioner confirms Love/Hate garda to face inquiry
# Love/Hate
# Love/Hate

Commissioner confirms Love/Hate garda to face inquiry

Oct 15th 2013, 2:29 PM 22,921 Views 179 Comments

Detective Kieran O’Reilly, who has worked on real-life undercover drug operations, plays a member of the elite squad cracking down on ‘Nidge’ and his gang…

# inquiry - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Taoiseach reveals details of forthcoming banking inquiry
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Taoiseach reveals details of forthcoming banking inquiry

Sep 18th 2013, 5:50 PM 5,206 Views 40 Comments

Kenny told the Dáil during the Order of Business that it was his view and that of government that there should be an inquiry into the banking crisis.

# inquiry - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Alan Shatter rules out any fresh inquiry into the Stardust disaster
# Stardust
# Stardust

Alan Shatter rules out any fresh inquiry into the Stardust disaster

Aug 22nd 2013, 7:31 AM 6,399 Views 40 Comments

The Justice Minister will not be using the new Oirechtas inquiries law to establish a new inquiry into the Valentine’s Night fire which killed 48 people in 1981.

# inquiry - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Tonight's Evening Fix... now with added apologies from Death Row inmates
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

Tonight's Evening Fix... now with added apologies from Death Row inmates

Jun 30th 2013, 8:04 PM 9,529 Views 7 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# inquiry - Monday 20 May, 2013

Catholic Church in Australia admits it has been slow to act on sex abuse
# Child Sex Abuse
# Child Sex Abuse

Catholic Church in Australia admits it has been slow to act on sex abuse

May 20th 2013, 2:30 PM 3,691 Views 20 Comments

Australia is holding a government inquiry into how child sex abuse was handled, amid claims that about 620 children were abused by the Catholic Church since the 1930s.

# inquiry - Sunday 12 May, 2013

'Some bankers and civil servants don't want banking inquiry' - McGuinness
# Bank Inquiry
# Bank Inquiry

'Some bankers and civil servants don't want banking inquiry' - McGuinness

May 12th 2013, 2:39 PM 7,520 Views 50 Comments

The government has been seeking to bring forward legislation to strengthen the Oireachtas’ ability to carry out inquiries into matters of public interest in the wake of the rejection of a referendum in 2011.

# inquiry - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Comedian Jimmy Tarbuck questioned in child sex abuse inquiry
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Comedian Jimmy Tarbuck questioned in child sex abuse inquiry

May 7th 2013, 8:05 AM 9,946 Views 32 Comments

The comedian is the latest celebrity to be arrested in connection with a historical child sex abuse investigation.

# inquiry - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Inquest into Savita death enters fourth day
# Savita
# Savita

Inquest into Savita death enters fourth day

Apr 11th 2013, 8:21 AM 4,021 Views 4 Comments

Proceedings are due to resume at 10am this morning.

# inquiry - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Australia launches national child sex abuse inquiry
# Australia
# Australia

Australia launches national child sex abuse inquiry

Apr 3rd 2013, 10:35 AM 7,612 Views 28 Comments

Gillard ordered the inquiry last year after a decade of growing pressure to investigate widespread allegations of paedophilia in schools and churches.

# inquiry - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Labour senators seek new inquiry into priest's murder in 1985
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Labour senators seek new inquiry into priest's murder in 1985

Mar 7th 2013, 6:50 AM 5,514 Views 7 Comments

Fr Niall Molloy died in July 1985, but a trial jury was direct to acquit the accused before an inquest revealed a violent death.

# inquiry - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Former IRA members will not give evidence to Smithwick Tribunal
# Tribunal
# Tribunal

Former IRA members will not give evidence to Smithwick Tribunal

Jan 31st 2013, 7:03 PM 6,301 Views 36 Comments

The Smithwick Tribunal says three members of the Provisional IRA have ruled out giving oral evidence.

# inquiry - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Two more men arrested in Savile sex abuse inquiry
# Savile
# Savile

Two more men arrested in Savile sex abuse inquiry

Jan 2nd 2013, 4:02 PM 15,979 Views 53 Comments

So far, police have arrested 10 men in connection with thousands of complaints made against former BBC presenter, Jimmy Savile.

# inquiry - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

India: 10 men arrested over another gang-rape
# India
# India

India: 10 men arrested over another gang-rape

Dec 26th 2012, 9:24 AM 12,916 Views 20 Comments

The news comes as the Indian government announced a special inquiry into a gang-rape which occurred on 16 December.

# inquiry - Friday 14 December, 2012

Gerry Adams urges Taoiseach: put pressure on for full Pat Finucane inquiry
# Pat Finucane
# Pat Finucane

Gerry Adams urges Taoiseach: put pressure on for full Pat Finucane inquiry

Dec 14th 2012, 10:59 AM 3,652 Views 95 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said the Irish government ‘needs to shift into a higher gear in support of the Finucane family, who want a public inquiry into the death of Pat finucane.