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Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has said he believes certain aspects of the Charleton report were drafted specifically for his attention. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has said he believes certain aspects of the Charleton report were drafted specifically for his attention. Speaking to (...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has said he “will not be found wanting” in acting on the findings of the Disclosures Tribunal. Photo: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has said he “will not be found wanting” in acting on the findings of the Disclosures Tribunal. Mr Harris also vowed to(...)

Maurice McCabe with his wife Lorraine after giving evidence at the Disclosures Tribunal last March. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Maurice McCabe spent the later years of his career in the eye of a political, legal and media storm. He joined An Garda Síochána in August 1985 and i(...)

‘Frances Fitzgerald will not be the first prominent public figure in recent political history to feel hard done by after their forced resignation.’ File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Frances Fitzgerald or Nóirín O’Sullivan won’t be the first prominent public figures in recent political history to feel hard done by after their force(...)

Former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan at the Disclosures Tribunal in Dublin Castle. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Former garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan has been exonerated of mistreating garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe and of helping to orchestrate a smea(...)

Sgt Maurice McCabe, after giving evidence at the Disclosures Tribunal pictured with his wife Lorraine in Dublin Castle. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Charleton Tribunal report published today is damning for former Garda Commissioner, Martin Callinan, but a vindication for his successor, Nóirín O(...)

Mr Justice Peter Charleton said   he was “driven to doubt bald assertions that fellow gardaí had no problems with Maurice McCabe. Some certainly did have problems with him.” File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe stood up for better standards in public service but was “repulsively denigrated” as a result, Mr Justice Peter Ch(...)

From left: Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe; Supt Dave Taylor; former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan; former Garda commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan; Mr Justice Peter Charleton. File photographs: The Irish Times

Maurice McCabe Maurice McCabe was the station sergeant in Balieborough, Co Cavan, in 2012 when he, along with fellow whistleblower John Wilson, made (...)

Sgt Maurice McCabe leaving the Disclosures Tribunal at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

The Disclosures Tribunal’s 16 terms of reference contain nine broad accusations of misconduct or areas of concern. These are detailed here, along with(...)

The disclosures made by Sgt Maurice McCabe and Supt Dave Taylor caused a huge controversy at the time and led to calls for the resignation of the then Garda commissioner, Nóirín O’Sullivan. Photograph: Collins

The State’s whistleblower laws should be examined because early disclosure of such claims has been “the accelerant” to “inflame public opinion”, the h(...)

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