'Esther was murdered to save Frank's image'
Colin Murphy talks to the sister of Esther McCann who, along with her niece, was murdered by her husband, swimming coach Frank McCann.
Child abuse at St Joseph's: 'We were not responsible'
For over a decade a group of children at St Joseph's industrial school in Kilkenny were abused. The Sisters of Charity and the then Minister for Education covered up that abuse and the order of nuns now refuses to take responsibility for what happened. By Mary Raftery
Rossiter inquest to proceed, while inquiry is stalled
There was a significant development in the Brian Rossiter case on Tuesday 27 June when the person who assaulted him five days before he died pleaded guilty to a charge of assault.
Gilligan talks about Veronica
John Gilligan challenges the Special Criminal Court's findings on his motivation for the murder of Veronica Guerin. By Vincent Browne
Veronica's murder investigation a fiasco AND Her known killer never charged
Only one person is now in jail because of Veronica Guerin's murder and he has a good chance of being released on appeal. By Vincent Browne
Political cowardice bars sane response to criminality
Ten years ago, in the aftermath of the emotional trauma that erupted on the murder of Veronica Guerin, the Oireachtas passed a raft of legislation to combat what was seen as the menace of organised crime. It was asserted hysterically that the crime bosses threatened our democratic institutions, that her murder represented an assault on freedom of the press, that crime was out of control.
Religious still denying scale
Extraordinary evidence of abuse and cover up.
Religious orders say institutions were happy and well run. Colin Murphy reports
Another child sex abuse fiasco
It is incomprehensible that the Government did not know of the "C" case years ago and that a constitutional crisis was likely. This will do lasting damage to the Government parties. By Vincent Browne
Child rape fiasco: There is no sex register in Ireland
Despite references to a register by the media, by ministers and even by judges, there is no sex offenders' register in Ireland. By Colin Murphy