Tribunal to challenge journalistic privilege

Reporters asked to make written statement on communications to probe chaired by Justice Peter Charleton

19th March, 2017
Former Garda press officer David Taylor Pic:

Journalists have been told by the Disclosures Tribunal that not all of their communications with former Garda press officer David Taylor are subject to confidentiality.

The tribunal has written to a number of journalists it believes were in communication with the Garda superintendent during the period he was press officer between 2012 and 2014.

They have also asked for details of communications with Taylor after that period. Taylor was transferred to the traffic division in summer 2014....

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