Mary Regan: Omnishambles of Mr Magoo proportions

Government ministers scramble as fallout from the revelations regarding the treatment of Sgt Maurice McCabe rock Leinster House

12th February, 2017
Garda Commissioner, Nóirín O’Sullivan has a lot to answer for

To get involved in one Garda crisis might be regarded as a misfortune, to get involved in two looks like carelessness. But that is what this government has done. Just as the controversy over Garda whistleblower complaints and how they were handled overshadowed the previous Fine Gael administration, it is also casting a dark shadow over this one, threatening to destabilise a far weaker administration.

The focus of the government in its handling of the...

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