PROFILE: Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe

Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe has been the key figure in the resignation of Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan.

25th March, 2014
Maurice McCabe is understood to see the events of this morning as amazing, given the turnaround it represents from his lonely struggle over the past six years.

Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe has been the key figure in the resignation of Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan.

It was the prospect of his appearance before the Public Accounts committee which put Callinan under intense pressure. And it may have contributed to Callinan making his notorious remarks during his own appearance about McCabe and fellow whisteblower, retired garda John Wilson. He accused them of behaving in a “disgusting’ fashion by coming forward with information about alleged...

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