Tuesday August 4, 2020

Shatter: attorney general didn’t tell me about Toscan du Plantier tapes

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

2nd June, 2019
Alan Shatter has published a new book about his stormy spell as justice minister Picture: Andres Poveda

The former justice minister Alan Shatter has complained in a new book of former attorney general Máire Whelan’s failure to tell him about the secret recordings of Garda station phone calls during the investigation into the 1996 murder of Frenchwoman Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

In his book, Frenzy and Betrayal, Shatter complains about the role of several ministers and civil servants in the events that led up to his resignation as minister...

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