The Tribunal will commence public hearings on Monday 8 January 2018 at 10 am in George’s Hall, Dublin Castle and will hear evidence in respect of Term of Reference (e) ”To investigate whether the false allegations of sexual abuse or any other unjustified grounds were inappropriately relied upon by Commissioner O’Sullivan to discredit Sergeant Maurice McCabe at the Commission of Investigation into Certain Matters in the Cavan/Monaghan district under the Chairmanship of Mr. Justice Kevin O’Higgins,” and Term of Reference (h) “To investigate contacts between members of An Garda Siochana and:



The schedule of witnesses to be called in respect of term of reference (e) is as follows:-


Week 1


Monday 8 January

Cyril Dunne

Ken Ruane

Annmarie Ryan

Superintendent Fergus Healy


Tuesday 9 January

Superintendent Fergus Healy (continued)

Inspector Michael MacNamara

former Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan


Wednesday 10 January

former Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan

Colm Smyth, Senior Counsel

Gareth Byrne, Barrister at Law

Michael MacNamee, Barrister at Law


Thursday 11 January

John Barrett


Friday 12 January

Michael Dreelan

Richard Barrett

Michael Flahive

Noel Waters


Week 2


Monday 15 January

Ken O’Leary


Tuesday 16 January

Christopher Quattrociocchi

Former Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald


Wednesday 17 January

William Lavelle

Fiona O’Sullivan

Paula Monks

Bernadette Phelan

Dale Sunderland

Denis Griffin

Martin Power


Thursday 18 January

Sergeant Maurice McCabe