Vigils in support of Maurice McCabe take place in front of Garda stations - Laois Nationalist

A series of vigils took place this evening in support of Maurice McCabe and other Garda whistleblowers. With @caulmick and co @ the vigil for #MauriceMcCabe outside Kevin Street Garda Station #sidebyside pic.twitter.com/vzU8mQdRCr. — Erica Fleming ...

Vigils held in support of Sgt Maurice McCabe - The Clare Herald

A series of vigils have been held across the country including in Co Clare in solidarity with Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe. Events were held in Ennis and Kilrush and took place outside the local Garda station. The vigils were organised by the ...

Jim Daly OPINION: Now not the time for a change at the top - Southern Star Newspaper

'NÍ hé lá na gaoithe lá na scolb' is an old proverb, which rightly claims that the day of the storm is not the day to repair the thatch roof, and hence the reason I do not believe that the leadership of the Fine Gael party is an appropriate issue for ...

Eddie Molloy: Deep-rooted dark forces in Garda are intent on obstructing reform - Irish Independent

When Maurice McCabe and John Wilson began to blow the whistle on the rampant scrubbing of penalty points and more serious failings in An Garda Síochána, a flood of people came forward with claims of misbehaviour ranging from bullying to failures to ...

Mick Wallace: To change An Garda, get rid of its hierarchy - Irish Times

Clare Daly and I first met Garda whistleblowers Maurice McCabe and John Wilson in September 2012. Sgt McCabe highlighted a litany of failures and malpractice within An Garda Síochána, which were eventually vindicated by Garda Inspectorate reports and ...

Tribunals cost 'close to €500 million' – putting Maurice McCabe's efforts to secure swift justice in real danger - The Irish Sun

Finance Committee chairperson John McGuinness said: “Maurice McCabe's efforts to secure swift justice from the Tribunal of Inquiry into Garda whistleblowers are in real danger because of serious flaws within the system.” Maurice McCabe. Figures secured ...

EDITORIAL: Persecution of Sgt Maurice McCabe - Southern Star Newspaper

ONE wonders where the ongoing persecution of Garda whistle-blower Sgt Maurice McCabe is going to end. Just when one thought things could not get any worse for the conscientious officer, whose actions have been vindicated by a number of inquiries by ...

Questions posed by Maurice McCabe remain unanswered amid the tumult - Irish Examiner

The first time Garda whistle-blower Sergeant Maurice McCabe's concerns of serious malpractice and alleged cover-ups in the force gained public attention, former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan retired after a late-night knock on the door, writes ...

Downfall: Ten days that toppled a Taoiseach - Irish Independent

When Margaret Thatcher was evicted from 10 Downing Street in November 1990, one of her former cabinet ministers came up with a striking analogy to describe the drama he had witnessed. "You know those maps on the Paris Metro that light up when you ...

Young woman at centre of Maurice McCabe sexual assault allegation set to take legal action against Tusla - The Irish Sun

THE young woman at the centre of the Maurice McCabe sexual assault allegation is set to take legal action against Tusla, the Irish Sun can reveal. We can also reveal the false allegations, which were incorrectly recorded by Tusla, were first noticed by ...

Those sleeping dogs, they just might bite - Irish Independent

Here's a quote from the current political debate about the Garda whistleblower scandal. It's from Martin Heydon, no less - the chair of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party. Martin, a poll-topper who's apparently tipped to go places, represented his party ...

A chilling chronicle, whether error or conspiracy - Irish Independent

'The files were opened by social workers on foot of an allegation of child rape 2 'The files were opened by social workers on foot of an allegation of child rape against the Garda whistleblower that turned out to be entirely false. Yet even after Tusla ...

History behind abuse claims detailed in file - Irish Independent

A full account of the history surrounding the sex abuse allegations made against Sgt Maurice McCabe was submitted as evidence to a commission of investigation after his motivations were questioned by Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan's legal team, ...

Whistleblower case reveals litany of mistakes by Tusla - Irish Independent

Emotional: Children's minister Katerine Zappone briefs the press outside Leinster House this week. Photo 1 Emotional: Children's minister Katerine Zappone briefs the press outside Leinster House this week. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins. When Tusla came ...

'The transgression isn't the fatal offence... it is the efforts to cover it up' - Irish Independent

Tusla file: Sgt Maurice McCabe and his wife Lorraine met Katherine Zappone at Government Buildings 1 Tusla file: Sgt Maurice McCabe and his wife Lorraine met Katherine Zappone at Government Buildings on January 25. Photo: Barry Cronin. In everyday ...

Tusla errors may be 'systemic' – data watchdog - Sunday Business Post

The Data Protection Commissioner is to carry out an inspection of how the HSE and Tusla handle sensitive personal information amid concerns that deficiencies which resulted in Maurice McCabe being wrongly linked with child abuse could be systemic ...

Former INM journalist offers assistance to McCabe tribunal - Sunday Business Post

Investigative journalist Gemma O'Doherty has written to the Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald offering to assist with the upcoming tribunal of inquiry into the treatment of Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe. Please Subscribe or Log in to ...

Charleton tribunal must balance justice with costs - Sunday Business Post

The recent twists and turns of the Maurice McCabe saga have undoubtedly delivered a body blow to the government, bringing a damaged Fine Gael party to the cusp of an early leadership contest. Please Subscribe or Log in to continue reading.

McCabe is vindicated, but others remain smeared by the state - The Times (subscription)

Suddenly, everyone wants to be Maurice McCabe's best buddy. The whistleblower's phone and doorbell hardly stopped ringing last week as politicians competed to portray themselves as his confidant. The sergeant's overnight transmogrification from ...

It will take political bravery to tackle Fortress Garda, not another inquiry - The Times (subscription)

Another review simply provides an excuse to prevaricate. the government should never have agreed to it. Which is more important — that Fine Gael gets a new leader or that An Garda Siochana is restored to the standing that a modern, accountable police ...