Journalist Ken Foxe, former Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald and PR advisor Terry Prone, of the Communications Clinic The Information Commissioner Peter Tyndall yesterday quashed a previous decision by the Department of Justice to refuse to release correspondence sent between the former Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald and her officials and Terry Prone and her […]

Did you stay in? A big thank you to, clockwise from to left: Johnny keenan, celebrity accountant Vanessa Foran, ‘Preposterous‘, Kevin Higgins, Stephen Garland and Luke Brennan, our panel on last night’s ‘Broadsheet on the Telly’. The, show can be viewed in its entirety above. Lawyer Kevin, who advises the Tuam Survivors Network, returned to […]

Terry Prone (left), of the Communications Clinic, who acted as an advisor at the same time to both former Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald and former Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan during the Maurice McCabe controversy Thread:- In March 2017, I asked for copies of all correspondence between then Minister Frances Fitzgerald and the Communications Clinic […]

Clockwise from top left: Sgt Maurice McCabe and Michael McDowell; Fionnan Sheahan, Colum Kenny, Terry Prone, Ian Mallon, Tom Brady and Anne Harris. On March 25, 2014, the morning after Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan’s resignation, Terry Prone wrote an opinion piece for the Irish Independent. In her article, the public relations expert said there was […]

From top: left to right: Michael McDowell, Lorraine McCabe and Sgt Maurice McCabe; The Sunday Times journalist and columnist Justine McCarthy and John Mooney, Crime Correspondent for The Sunday Times; A May 6 tweet from Mr Mooney. Before and during the Disclosures Tribunal, solicitor Elizabeth Mullan, on behalf of Justice Peter Charlelton, reached out to […]

Former Garda Press Officer Supt Dave Taylor (above) and Michael McDowell (top), senior counsel for Sgt Maurice McCabe, at Dublin Castle during the Disclosures Tribunal Last Thursday and Friday, the Disclosures Tribunal heard the final submissions from the various legal parties in which they summed up their client/clients’ case. The tribunal, overseen by Supreme Court […]

Former Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan attends the tribunal on January 24 At the Disclosures Tribunal. Judge Peter Charleton has repeatedly made the point that transcripts of the O’Higgins Commission of Investigation show that nobody explicitly put to Sgt Maurice McCabe at the commission “did you sexually abuse a child?”. Michael McDowell SC, for Sgt McCabe, […]

Former Tanaiste and Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald this morning Today, the former Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald will give evidence to the Disclosures Tribunal. Readers will recall how Ms Fitzgerald resigned in November 2017 following the publication of emails she was in receipt of pertaining to the O’Higgins Commission of Investigation in 2015 – […]

From left : Noirin O’Sullivan, Terry Prone and Frances Fitzgerald Yesterday. At the Disclosures Tribunal. There was an  exchange between Patrick Marrinan SC, for the tribunal, and former Deputy Secretary of the Department of Justice and Equality Ken O’Leary, who retired last June. It came after Mr Marrinan asked Mr O’Leary about the Department of […]

Clockwise from top left: Former Secretary General of the Department of Justice Noel Waters; Terry Prone, of the Communications Clinic, former Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan and former Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald Last Friday. At the Disclosures Tribunal in Dublin Castle. Evidence was heard from the former Secretary General at the Department of Justice Noel Waters […]