Move to appoint barrister takes heat off Shatter and Coalition – for time being
Published 26/02/2014 | 02:30
AFTER two-and-a-half weeks embroiled in seemingly endless controversy, the Coalition may finally have found itself some respite.
The decision to appoint senior counsel Sean Guerin to examine and assess the allegations raised by whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe falls short of the Commission of Inquiry which was demanded by the Opposition.
But the assurance that Guerin will have the power to recommend such a commission at the end of his seven-week review took the heat out of Dail exchanges yesterday.