Thursday 19 October 2017

Miriam Donohue: Scandal has left McCabe family living a nightmare

Tusla CEO Fred McBride. Photo: Douglas O'Connor
Tusla CEO Fred McBride. Photo: Douglas O'Connor

Miriam Donohue

It is impossible to even begin to imagine the nightmare the family of Sergeant Maurice McCabe are living through.

Child sex assault is the most heinous crime, and to have false allegations of this nature end up on a file with the agency charged with protecting children has to be shattering.

With so much emphasis on the political fall-out and 'Gubu' parallel of this explosive case within An Garda Síochána and the media, it is very easy for us all to forget the human cost to an innocent family who are living daily with a dark cloud hanging over them.

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