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UK police refer county home survivor back to gardaí over destruction of testimony
Mary Teresa Collins said she feels “very hurt and let down” by authorities in Ireland.
# Commission
'A nun poured urine on my head because I snored': Survivors contact DPC and gardaí over destruction of testimony
People who spent time in Mother and Baby Homes and County Homes say they have been “re-traumatised” by recent developments.
# Military archives
Mass graves in Rwanda and trying to break the Jadotville seige: Listen to these pieces of Defence Forces history
The Military Archives’ Oral History Project was launched earlier this year.
# he did it his way
Pictures: Francis Albert Sinatra would have been 100 years old today
He was born in Hoboken, New Jersey on 12 December 1915 to Italian immigrants.
# Fennelly Commission
Gardagate: 13 years’ of tapes that could be impossible to analyse
The Fennelly Commission has published an interim report outlining the scale of the task facing the inquiry.
# Plane Crash
AirAsia black box records warning alarms "screaming" before crash
In the final minutes, the plane climbed at a speed which was beyond normal.
# Gardagate
Du Plantier investigators sourced equipment and recorded conversations 'on purpose'
The equipment was placed on a specific phone in Bandon Garda Station according to documents seen by RTÉ.
# Courts
Recordings show contact between gardaí and journalists was "beyond belief" - Ian Bailey's legal team
The High Court heard today that the 130 tapes detail “hundreds and hundreds” of conversations.
# Gardagate
Up to €50,000 was spent on maintaining Garda station recording equipment every year
Meanwhile, the Public Accounts Committee has agreed to seek all relevant information about the procurement of recording equipment by both the gardaí and the Irish Prison Service.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
Everyone’s talking about the Shatter ‘no confidence’ debate, revelations about taped prisoner phonecalls… and the Trinity students’ ‘drug guide’.
# known knowns
Record. Stop. Eject: Who knew what, when about the Garda tapes?
Like Leo Varadkar, we have difficulty getting our heads around it. But here’s what’s on the record so far…
# Gardagate
The PAC wants information on the systems gardaí used to record phone calls
The chairman of the Public Accounts Committee has said the committee is likely to seek information from the gardaí and the Department of Justice on the systems used to record calls in and out of garda stations.
# Shatter-ing developments
WATCH LIVE: Will Alan Shatter apologise to the garda whistleblowers?
The Minister for Justice is explaining the shocking developments of the last 24 hours to TDs.
# garda tapes
Shatter’s department told of recordings two weeks ago – but he only got the letter this morning
It’s also emerged that the former Garda Commissioner spoke to the Attorney General about the issue last November.
# recordings
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.
# On the Line
This isn’t the first time illegal recording of Garda station calls has been noted…
…AND strongly criticised. Read this GSOC report arising from a complaint made in 2010.
Column: 'The Anglo tapes are shocking, but I can't say I'm surprised'
Having worked in the financial sector, I know arrogant attitudes are commonplace in finance – which is why the Anglo tapes don’t surprise me one bit, writes Carol Redmond.
# Anglo Tapes
Rewind: A look at what the Anglo Tapes have meant for Ireland
Have you been living on a deserted island for the past two weeks? Catch up on everything Anglo in’s examination of what was said, who noticed and what can happen next?