Saturday June 6, 2020

Fennelly shears the Taoiseach of moral authority

6th September, 2015
Former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan

The interim report of the Fennelly Commission is a contemporaneous account of how Irish political power really works.

This is the first time in the history of the state that official sanction has been given to reveal the internal apparatus of the state when the administration under investigation is still in government. The Taoiseach’s decision to give the Garda Commissioner no other option but to retire happened just 18 months ago.

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