Retired Supreme Court judge Nial Fennelly is chairing the commission. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Fennelly Commission, set up to investigate the circumstances surrounding the retirement of former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan and the recor(...)

Mr Justice Nial Fennelly is investigating the departure of former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan. Photograph: Alan Betson

Up to 60 people received a draft or full interim report from the Fennelly Commission, it has emerged. Mr Justice Nial Fennelly is investigating the de(...)

Renua leader Lucinda Creighton has described criticisms of tribunals of inquiry made by former taoiseach Bertie Ahern as a “bit rich”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Renua leader Lucinda Creighton has described criticisms of tribunals of inquiry made by former taoiseach Bertie Ahern as a “bit rich” given that Fiann(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. The Taoiseach has rejected claims by Mr Martin that he was involved in ‘spinning’ the Fennelly Commission report. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has rejected a claim by Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin that he was involved in “spinning’’ the Fennelly Commission’s report (...)

The Fennelly Commission is investigating the taping of phone calls at Garda stations and is due to produce an interim report on Martin Callinan’s resignation.   File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A report on the resignation of former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan is being distributed today. The Fennelly Commission is investigating the tap(...)

Independent TD Catherine Murphy  outside the Department of Finance after meeting  Minister for Finance Michael Noonan  about the IBRC inquiry. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

The commission of investigation into the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) is likely to assess the oversight of the Department of Finance on tr(...)

Former minister Alan Shatter, who lost his High Court challenge aimed at quashing parts of the Guerin report. Photograph:  Collins Courts

Alan Shatter’s claims about the Guerin report have taken a comprehensive bashing by the High Court. In his excoriating 71-page judgment, Mr Justice Se(...)

Alan Shatter: “The High Court decision was delivered today and I wish to read the judgment and reflect upon it.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Former minister for justice Alan Shatter has said he will “reflect” on a High Court ruling which dismissed his challenge of the Guerin report. The Co(...)

A High Court judge has dismissed a challenge by former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter aimed at quashing certain parts of a report concerning his handling of allegations made by Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe

A High Court judge has dismissed a challenge by former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter aimed at quashing certain parts of a report concerning his ha(...)

A spokeswoman for the Fennelly Commission has said it hopes to distribute its interim report on the resignation of Martin Callinan (above) as Garda commissioner by the end of the month. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The inquiry into the resignation of former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan says it needs to reinterview some witnesses.In a statement released this(...)