Author Archives: Gerard Cunningham

Journalists give conflicting accounts at Charleton tribunal

Charleton tribunal: summary of evidence for week ending 8 June 2018 Article commissioned by Sunday Independent Listening to journalists during the past week, Mr Justice Peter Charleton noted several times that he did not want to be an Irish Leveson … Continue reading

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Journalists give evidence to Charleton Tribunal

Charleton Tribunal: Summary of evidence for week ending 1 June 2018 Article commissioned by Sunday Independent In its final phase, the Charleton tribunal is hearing from journalists about what they knew of smear campaigns and negative briefings against whistleblower Sgt … Continue reading

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Callinan stands firm on smear campaign denial

Charleton Tribunal: Summary of week ending 25 May 2018 First published in the Sunday Independent After three days of evidence from former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan, there was one thing Mr Justice Peter Charleton couldn’t quite understand. “I’m still puzzled … Continue reading

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Shatter steps back to ‘quicksand’ of issues raised by Sgt McCabe

Charleton Tribunal: Summary of week ending 18 May 2018 First published in the Sunday Independent Alan Shatter had barely started his evidence, explaining the various contacts he had as justice minister with whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe, when Charleton Tribunal barrister … Continue reading

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