Debbie Mccann

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Irish Examiner journalist Michael Clifford: came across as “a serious-minded and careful journalist” in his evidence to the tribunal.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The media was deceived by unidentified people who leaked selected extracts from the confidential proceedings of the O’Higgins commission, the Disclosu(...)

In his report, Mr Justice Peter Charleton will rule on evidence that has been heard as to whether then Garda commissioner Martin Callinan smeared Sgt Maurice McCabe. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A number of serious allegations against former Garda commisssioner Nóirín O’Sullivan and others have been strongly challenged by the evidence heard ov(...)

Debbie McCann, crime correspondent with the Irish Mail on Sunday, arriving at Dublin Castle for  the Charleton tribunal. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

The chairman of the Charleton Tribunal has said an “awful lot” of witnesses who have given evidence “have not been telling me the truth”. Mr Justice(...)

Journalist Alison O’Reilly arriving at the Charleton Tribunal in Dublin Castle. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

A journalist with the Mail on Sunday is to strongly reject claims that she told a colleague that she received information about a sex abuse allegation(...)

Sgt Maurice McCabe with his wife, Lorraine at the Charleton tribunal in Dublin Castle. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

A journalist has told the Charleton Tribunal she was told by a colleague that the former Garda commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan was the source for her b(...)

Supt Dave Taylor (left) arriving at the Charleton Tribunal  at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

The former head of the Garda Press Office has denied telling Wexford TD Mick Wallace that when former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan shifts in h(...)

“Smear campaign”: Sgt Maurice McCaber leaves the Disclosures Tribunal on Monday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Five of the 11 journalists whom the former head of the Garda press office said he spoke to as part of a campaign to smear the whistleblower Sgt Mauric(...)

Four media organisations made applications for representation to Mr Justice Peter Charleton. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The potential of the Charleton Tribunal to create difficulties for journalists, and vice versa, was very evident at its second sitting on Thursday. T(...)