Whistleblower McCabe takes defamation case against the Irish Times

The High Court defamation proceedings were lodged by McCabe late last month following correspondence between the parties

7th May, 2017
Maurice McCabe

The Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe has lodged defamation proceedings against the Irish Times over the publication of an interview with the woman who made unproven allegations of sexual abuse against him more than a decade ago.

The article was printed last February, in the wake of revelations that a Tusla file had been created about McCabe and his family after the complainant attended counselling with HSE services in 2013.

The young woman, who is a daughter...

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