Rumour with intent to smear a sergeant

Rumour with intent to smear a sergeant

Mr Justice Peter Charleton’s report finds ‘bizarre coincidences’ were deliberately twisted by the former Garda commissioner and press officer to vilify whistleblower Maurice McCabe

‘Did you not hear . . . ?” They are words that precede many conversations, leading to tall tales or intriguing yarns, pieces of gossip or rumours that are believed by the most gullible to the sceptical.

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