Peter Cory

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 Sgt Maurice McCabe:   favours a criminal investigation from outside the State. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Suggestions that investigators from outside the State should be brought in to independently investigate Sgt Maurice McCabe’s allegations seem unworkab(...)

In the Republic, only two forms of inquiries have the power to oblige witnesses to attend. The first are tribunals of inquiry, the second are commissions of investigation. File photograph: Getty Images

There has been a certain lack of conviction in the calls for an all-Ireland inquiry into Nama’s controversial sale of the Project Eagle portfolio. Th(...)

Geraldine Finucane, the widow of murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane, who is  seeking to overturn a ruling on a refusal to  hold a public inquiry into the killing. Photograph: PA

Murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane’s widow is to seeking to overturn a ruling that British prime minister David Cameron acted lawfully in refusin(...)

Pat Finucane’s brother Seamus, left, and son John arrive at the High Court in Belfast. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A murdered Catholic lawyer was the victim of British state engagement in terrorism through loyalist terrorists, the High Court in Belfast heard today.(...)

Robert Hamill’s sister Diane in 1999. Photograph: Alan Betson

A judge has stopped the trial of two men and a woman in connection with the sectarian murder of a man by loyalists in Northern Ireland.Robert Hamill, (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said today the recording of calls to and from  Garda stations could have implications for tribunals as well as court cases. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the issue of calls to and from Garda stations being recorded may have implications for tribunals as well as court(...)

Alan Shatter: Coalition would give “careful consideration” to recommendations. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Government has apologised to the families of two senior RUC men murdered by the IRA in 1989 after the tribunal found there was collusion between a(...)

Chief Superintendent Harry Breen

Harry Breen Chief Supt Henry Alexander “Harry” Breen, from Banbridge, Co Down, was the divisional commander for “H” Division of the RUC. This inc(...)

Mr Justice  Peter Smithwick arriving at the Tribunal. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

20 March 1989: RUC chief supt Harry Breen and supt Bob Buchanan are shot dead in an IRA ambush near Jonesborough, south Armagh. The officers were retu(...)

High-profile witnesses at the Smithwick Tribunal have included former Garda commissioner Noel Conroy, above. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A long-awaited report into allegations of Garda collusion in the IRA murder of two senior RUC men will be be handed over to the Government today.The (...)