We have much to learn from the outsiders

The fear of outsiders, exemplified by Bull McCabe, still plagues us. But foreigners have many key regulatory positions

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Elaine Byrne

24th December, 2014
Elaine Byrne

‘People who think that some foreigner can come in here and direct us and tell us what to do, those people are deluding themselves . . . We’re as good as any of them.”

John McGroarty did his best Bull McCabe impression on the Sean O’Rourke radio show last Wednesday. The former Detective Chief Superintendent rejected the notion that the Garda Commissioner’s job should have gone to an outsider.

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