Matt Cooper: Noreen O’Sullivan’s victimhood rings hollow

The Garda Commissioner is the subject of legitimate and important questions as to what she knew of the efforts to undermine and destroy Sergeant Maurice McCabe

19th February, 2017
Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe with his wife Lorraine Picture: Barry Cronin

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan made a potentially calamitous mistake in her personal statement released last Monday if her intention was to win public support for her continuing in office. In what was close to a fit of published pique, her five-paragraph statement ignored the real victim of the ongoing scandal and was all about what she perceives is unfairly happening to her: “a campaign of false accusations, repeated and multiplied, do not make me guilty...

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