The Disclosures Tribunal resumes public hearings todayexamining an alleged smear campaign by senior gardaí against whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe.
Garda press officers due before Disclosures Tribunal
Sixteen current and former members of the Garda Press Office will be questioned about their knowledge of the alleged smear campaign.
This section of the inquiry will examine the allegation in a protected disclosure byformer head of the garda press office Superintendent Dave Taylor that he was directed by former garda commissioner Martin Callinan to brief the media negatively on Sgt McCabe.
Mr Callinan denies this.
Later this week, the tribunal will hear from members of the telecommunications section of the gardaí.
Other witnesses over the coming weeks will include Mr Callinan, Supt Taylor, former garda commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan and several journalists from various media organisations including RTÉ.