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# Inquiry

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Govt reveals: Incoming and outgoing calls at Garda stations taped ‘since the 1980s’
The government said that the implications of the matter are potentially so grave that a Commission of Investigation is warranted.
Gilmore: We can never forget the terrible events that occurred during the Troubles
The Tánaiste was responding to news that a judge will review a covert deal that allowed IRA suspects to escape prosecution.
Adams contacted by man claiming to be convicted drug dealer Kieran Boylan
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
Retired High Court Judge John Cooke will conduct the independent inquiry.
Retired judge to review GSOC surveillance claims and report “within eight weeks”
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.
Shatter asks GSOC to clarify 'surveillance' comments
Minister Shatter also said that an inquiry into the issue would suggest there is no confidence in GSOC.
No new inquiry into Stardust tragedy
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.
Public inquiry into historical child abuse in NI begins today
The inquiry will focus on claims of abuse by institutions run by organisations like churches and the state in Northern Ireland.
Public Accounts Committee to examine penalty points furore
The committee will use whistleblower information as starting point for probe of how penalty points are cancelled.
Transport Dept examines issues with emergency marine beacons
Minister Varadkar has been called on to clarify how long his department has known about the issues for.
Over 340 arrested in global child pornography investigation
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.
BBC broadcaster Paul Gambaccini arrested under Operation Yewtree
The broadcaster had been questioned by police earlier this week.
Roma child incidents result of 'pure, raw, naked, poisonous racism'
Opposition TDs called for an independent inquiry into the two incidents this week.
Commissioner confirms Love/Hate garda to face inquiry
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…
Taoiseach reveals details of forthcoming banking inquiry
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.
Alan Shatter rules out any fresh inquiry into the Stardust disaster
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.
Tonight's Evening Fix... now with added apologies from Death Row inmates
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
Catholic Church in Australia admits it has been slow to act on sex abuse
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.
'Some bankers and civil servants don't want banking inquiry' - McGuinness
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.
Comedian Jimmy Tarbuck questioned in child sex abuse inquiry
The comedian is the latest celebrity to be arrested in connection with a historical child sex abuse investigation.
Inquest into Savita death enters fourth day
Proceedings are due to resume at 10am this morning.
Australia launches national child sex abuse inquiry
Gillard ordered the inquiry last year after a decade of growing pressure to investigate widespread allegations of paedophilia in schools and churches.
Labour senators seek new inquiry into priest's murder in 1985
Fr Niall Molloy died in July 1985, but a trial jury was direct to acquit the accused before an inquest revealed a violent death.
Former IRA members will not give evidence to Smithwick Tribunal
The Smithwick Tribunal says three members of the Provisional IRA have ruled out giving oral evidence.
Two more men arrested in Savile sex abuse inquiry
So far, police have arrested 10 men in connection with thousands of complaints made against former BBC presenter, Jimmy Savile.
India: 10 men arrested over another gang-rape
The news comes as the Indian government announced a special inquiry into a gang-rape which occurred on 16 December.
Gerry Adams urges Taoiseach: put pressure on for full Pat Finucane inquiry
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.
Garda Ombudsman sends file to DPP after Kieran Boylan inquiry
The investigation looked into accusations of collusion between gardaí and convicted drug dealer in the movement and supply of controlled drugs.
Report on Pat Finucane murder to be published today
The family of the murdered Belfast lawyer want a full public inquiry into the circumstances surrounding his death in 1989.
Google's Irish operation may be examined by UK tax investigation
The Revenue & Customs are to review Google’s returns over the last six years, in a case with Irish ramifications.
One killed and five injured in separate crashes in Carlow and Mayo
Three people are in critical condition after a three-car crash in Mayo. Separately, a 42-year-old man died in a car crash just outside Tullow in Carlow.
Savita: Family give Health Minister public inquiry 'ultimatum'
They said tonight that the Minister has until Thursday to agree to a public inquiry, or they will take the case to the European Court of Human Rights.
Here is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Gardaí lack resources to monitor Love/Hate characters; HSE inquiry to proceed without actually inquiring; and student grants delayed until after emigration.
Praveen Halappanavar: "I still can't believe that she's not with us"
The husband of Savita Halappanavar told Prime Time tonight that he has no confidence in the HSE and wants a public, government-funded investigation into her death.
HSE names new members of Savita investigation team
It has also published the terms of reference for the investigation into the death of 31-year-old Savita Halappanavar.
Amid Savita death concerns, Minister bids to attract Indian students to Ireland
Department of Education and Skills says the week-long mission to India headed up by Junior Minister Ciarán Cannon was planned months in advance of the death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar in Galway.
HSE to examine make up of panel, says it takes husband's concerns 'extremely seriously'
A face-to-face meeting with Savita Halappanavar’s husband Praveen has been sought after he said he would not cooperate with the investigation.
Details of HSE inquiry into Savita Halappanavar's death may be published today
Plans for the investigation are being firmed up and the HSE hopes to finalise arrangements as soon as possible.