Garda watchdog in court showdown over whistleblower meeting

Gsoc investigation is exploring whether the gardaí gave a misleading account of a 2008 meeting

18th December, 2016
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The Garda Ombudsman will tomorrow seek a High Court order to access documents relating to a secretly taped meeting in Mullingar between two senior gardaí and whistleblower Maurice McCabe.

The Gsoc investigation is exploring whether the gardaí gave a misleading account of the 2008 meeting to the O’Higgins Commission by allegedly claiming McCabe was motivated by malice.

The ombudsman probe, initiated by Tánaiste and Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald last May, has...

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