Enda Kenny told the Dáil he had asked senior counsel to report to him before Easter. Photograph: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore agreed shortly after receiving a dossier from Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin last week that an i(...)

 Sgt Maurice McCabe: Allegations of Garda misconduct to be investigated. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Government Ministers were last night leaning towards some form of a “scoping” inquiry i(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has urged the Government to set up an independent commission  to inquire into  allegations that gardaí failed to properly investigate serious cases. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Opposition parties will ramp up calls in the Dáil today for an inquiry into grave new allegations that gardaí failed to properly investigate mu(...)

The Garda Ombudsman Commission Office on Dublin’s Upper Abbey Street, Dublin 1. Photograph: Collins.

Various Government figures said earlier that they hope to draw a line under the controversy surrounding alleged surveillance of the Garda Síoch(...)

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan and Minister for Justice  Alan Shatter are photographed in Templemore Garda College last week. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Representatives of all opposition parties and independents have voiced support for an independent inquiry into suspected surveillance at the Ga(...)

The terms of reference for the inquiry will be drafted over the summer and it is expected that the committee will begin its work in September.

All the signs are that a banking inquiry will kick off this September under a new law that will not allow a final report that attributes blame.An inqu(...)

If Jesus were alive today he would probably wear jeans or track-suits. He would not dress in clothes such as those worn by the cardinals who ga(...)

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