Saturday January 25, 2020

Media should identify gardaí as sources

Certain journalists have not covered themselves in glory on the subject of the false slurs made against Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe

25th June, 2017
Whistleblower Maurice McCabe

A report by Tom Lyons in The Sunday Business Post last weekend stated that the former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan has told the Charleton Tribunal that he passed on serious allegations against whistleblower Maurice McCabe to the then minister for justice Alan Shatter, and to nobody else.

This makes it all the more imperative that journalists who were also told these allegations by members of the Gardaí now confirm the fact to Judge Charleton. Otherwise,...

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