Leo Varadkar said Frances Fitzgerald had no prior knowledge of the approach former commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan’s legal team pursued.

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald as minister for justice had “no hand, act or part’’ in the Garda legal strategy in dealing with whistleblower Sgt Maurice (...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald, Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan and Sgt Maurice McCabe. The Minister stressed she and her department had no involvement in the Garda Commissioner’s approach to the commission of inquiry. Photograph: Composite: Collins/The Irish Times

The political pressure on Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan and Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald over the fallout from the O’Higgins report(...)

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has expressed concern over remarks about Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe alleged to have been made b(...)