Lawyers for whistleblower Maurice McCabe have demanded that the Garda Commissioner be removed from her post.
More than 70% of people think the Garda Commissioner should resign or step aside, according to a new poll.
LATEST: Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has admitted that it will take time for gardaí to feel confident acting as whistleblowers.
Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan has brushed off remarks by the chair of the Policing Authority that there were concerns over her ability to focus on her job while dealing with the whistleblower tribunal.
Update 1.55pm: Anyone with information relevant to the alleged smear campaign against Sergeant Maurice McCabe has been asked to come forward.
The Tribunal investigating the alleged smearing of Garda whistleblowers is to begin today.
The public Tribunal of Inquiry into allegations of a smear campaign against Sgt Maurice McCabe is to hold its first hearing on Monday, it has emerged.
The Chair of the Policing Authority says they are limited in what they can ask about the alleged campaign to discredit Sergeant Maurice McCabe.
The CEO of the Child and Family Agency told an Oireachtas committee yesterday there was no evidence of malice in the case.
There is no evidence child protection workers acted with "malice of intent" in the Garda whistleblower scandal, the head of the state child agency has said.
A senior member of Fianna Fáil has restated his call for the Garda Commissioner to stand aside while the whistleblower tribunal is carried out.
The vigils are being held in front of local Garda stations around the country.
Vigils in support of whistleblowers will take place around the country this evening.
Latest: Garda whistleblower Keith Harrison has welcomed his inclusion into the tribunal of inquiry into the treatment of whistleblowers in the Gardaí.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has struggled to say what he knew about the false Tusla sex abuse claims levelled against Sgt Maurice McCabe and when, according to the Irish Examiner.
The HSE will not explain why the “clerical error” at the centre of the false Tusla sex abuse claims against whistleblower Maurice McCabe failed to be registered as a data protection breach, writes Fiachra Ó Cionnaith of the Irish Examiner.
Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar believes Sergeant Maurice McCabe is owed a “ full and unequivocal apology” from Government over his maltreatment by agencies of the State, writes Daniel McConnell of the Irish Examiner.
Latest: It is understood the Independent Alliance wants an external audit of the Gardaí in the wake of the whistleblower controversy.
Latest: The Government has just won a motion of confidence in itself in the Dáil by 57 votes to 52, with Fianna Fáil abstaining.
Latest: Keith Harrison's solicitor Trevor Collins has this evening confirmed his client wants to be part of any public inquiry into the whistleblower crisis.