The story that won't die

A cabinet showdown over the Garda whistleblowers now seems an inevitability, writes Pat Leahy.

23rd March, 2014
Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan is under serious scrutiny over the Garda whistleblower scandal.

It's not going away, you know. The controversy over alleged Garda malpractice on penalty points and other issues was reignited last week when transport minister Leo Varadkar hailed the whistleblowers as ''distinguished and said the Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan should withdraw his description of the whistleblowers' actions as ''disgusting.

Government ministers, still half scattered around the globe, went into an immediate flap. Taoiseach Enda Kenny pointedly told his ministers not to air their views in...

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