Friday 28 July 2017

The Garda Commissioner is innocent until proven guilty

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan is under pressure.
Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan is under pressure.
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At the risk of being run over by the current juggernaut of media and political opinion, am I the only one who feels uncomfortable at the rush to judgment of An Garda Síochána and its senior management before Mr Justice Peter Charleton has even begun his work?

No one disputes that the treatment suffered by Sgt McCabe has been utterly disgraceful, but the job of the public tribunal of inquiry now being set up is to uncover who exactly was responsible for this.

Meanwhile, Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan has been under increasing political pressure to stand aside pending the outcome of the tribunal.

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