Friday October 30, 2020

O'Higgins Report: The scandal that just won’t go away

More than two years after it erupted, Gardagate continues to be a thorn in Kenny’s side

15th May, 2016
Fine Gael Minister for Justice Alan Shatter, Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan and Deputy commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan Pic:

Enda Kenny had just one sunny weekend to enjoy the honeymoon period – such as it was – after his return to office, before the publication of the O’Higgins report opened up many old wounds for him. It was a reminder of what was undoubtedly the worst episode of his previous term in office.

An indication of just how uncomfortable the renewed focus on these events was for Kenny, was the government’s chosen...

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