RTÉ broadcaster Philip Boucher-Hayes arriving at the Disclosures Tribunal in Dublin Castle, Dublin. Photograph:  Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

It is likely that former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan spoke negatively about Sgt Maurice McCabe to senior officers in the force, Mr Justice Pete(...)

Mr Justice  Charleton  didn’t hold back in his opinion of Tusla’s filing system. In fact, it could not be dignified by calling it a system, he said. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Buried within the 406 pages and 230,000 words of the Disclosures Tribunal report is a section called “Measuring the Pressure”, which describes a syste(...)

Supt David Taylor at the entrance of the Disclosures Tribunal at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The future of Supt David Taylor in the Garda is being considered by senior management as part of the fallout from the Disclosures Tribunal report. Da(...)

If the smear campaign conducted against McCabe did not result in negative reports about McCabe, it is still the case that the media was a key player in the McCabe saga. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

No media outlet ever traduced the character of Sgt Maurice McCabe, Mr Justice Peter Charleton found in his Disclosure Tribunal report. In a protected(...)

Sgt Maurice McCabe at the Disclosures Tribunal at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, reacting to publication of the Disclosures Tribunal report, has praised Sgt Maurice McCabe as a distinguished police officer a(...)

Former tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald: “I am very pleased that my judgment and my approach has been found to be truthful and appropriate.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Former tánaiste and minister for justice Frances Fitzgerald has said she is “very happy and pleased” the Disclosures Tribunal has found she acted appr(...)

‘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(...)

Then Garda commissioner Martin Callinan photographed alongside Supt David Taylor at a road safety event in 2012. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

One of the essential building blocks of the modern Irish State is teetering. An Garda Síochána, whose legitimacy hinges on the maintenance of public t(...)

 Former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan: undone by clumsy and wild efforts against a Garda sergeant who seemed to get under his skin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The findings of the Disclosures Tribunal in relation to former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan could hardly be more serious. At every key point wh(...)

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone was reacting to the damning report by Mr Justice Peter Charleton.

Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, has offered a “sincere apology” to Sgt Maurice McCabe and his family, saying that its handling of false allegation(...)

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