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# Inquiry

All time
# savita
Inquest into Savita death enters fourth day
Proceedings are due to resume at 10am this morning.
# Australia
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.
# Inquiry
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.
# Tribunal
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.
# Savile
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
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.
# Pat Finucane
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
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.
# Northern Ireland
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.
# Corporate Tax
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.
# Roads
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
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.
# Not the News
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.
# savita
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.
# savita
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.
# savita
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.
# savita
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.
# savita
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.
# savita
HSE's Savita inquiry details to be announced today
31-year-old Savita Halappanavar died from septacaemia at University Hospital Galway last month, after her request for a medical termination was refused.
# Yasser Arafat
Work on opening Yasser Arafat grave said to have begun
France opened a murder inquiry on Arafat’s death in August on foot of claims that the Palestinian leader died of polonium poisoning.
# Australia
Australia abuse inquiry: Church should not be scapegoated, says Church
Australia’s most senior Catholic cleric has welcomed a probe into paedophilia in the church as a way of separating “fact from fiction”.
# Extension
Shatter to request July 2013 as new deadline for Smithwick Tribunal
The tribunal – which is looking into whether there was Garda collusion in the deaths of two RUC officers – had an original deadline of 1 June 2012, before it was extended again to the end of October.
# Murder
Caroline Graham: Police launch murder inquiry
Caroline Graham went missing from Portadown in 1989 – detectives investigating the case have now launched a murder inquiry.
# Barclays
Ex-Barclays chief Bob Diamond criticised over 'highly selective' evidence
Head of British Treasury Select Committee inquiry into Libor scandal is highly critical of Diamond in official report.
# Hacking
Phone hacking investigation: Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson face charges
The Crown Prosecution Service has accused several people of conspiring to intercept the voicemail messages of ‘well-known people’.
# Michaela
Michaela McAreavey: fresh investigation gets underway
A new police team has been put together and said that one of its first tasks will be to interview people who were near the McAreavey’s hotel room just before the murder.
# Child Death
Boy, 4, dies after incident at National Aquatic Centre
Investigation launched into child’s death after boy got into difficulty in children’s pool.
# Inquiry
Legislation may have to be put in place before banking inquiry
Legislation is a bigger question than whether the Public Accounts Committee or Finance Committee will hold the inquiry, said Deputy Alex White.
# Investigation
Cold case experts start review of Natascha Kampusch kidnap case
Investigators are searching for errors and missed opportunities in the probe into Kampusch’s abduction in 1998 when she was 10.
# Hacking
Glenn Mulcaire must reveal who ordered him to hack phones
Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled that Mulcaire, who was jailed in 2007 for hacking phone messages, must reveal who ordered him to listen in on the voicemails.
# Investigation
UK to hold banking inquiry over lending rates scandal
David Cameron announced the inquiry in parliament this morning over the major scandal involving inter-bank lending rates.
# News Corp
Murdoch's News Corp considering plan to split company
Newspaper business could be split into a separate company.
# Syria
Downing of Turkish plane "unacceptable", says NATO chief
NATO holding emergency consultations with Turkey following last week’s incident.
# Hacking
Watch live: Leveson inquiry hears evidence from David Cameron
The inquiry set up in the wake of the phone hacking scandal at the News of the World continues to receive witness testimony today.
# Hacking
David Cameron to appear before Leveson inquiry today
The British prime minister will face questions about his relationship with Rupert Murdoch.
# Investigation
Further information sought over murder of Siobhan Stapleton
The 51-year-old was found outside her family home with serious head injuries and died while being taken to hospital.
# Hacking
Protester disrupts Tony Blair evidence at Leveson inquiry
The protester called the former British prime minister a war criminal and had to be forcibly removed from the inquiry courtroom.