Tuesday 20 February 2018

Guerin paints a picture of a system that, despite new dawns, needs real shake-up

Cartoon by Scratch
Cartoon by Scratch
Sean Guerin’s report has vindicated Gda Sgt Maurice McCabe. Picture: GERARD HORE
Dearbhail McDonald

Dearbhail McDonald

IT is hard to identify what is the single most devastating aspect of Senior Counsel Sean Guerin's review of the handling of allegations made by garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe.

So many haunting images stalk the criminal law barrister's 336-page scoping exercise.

There is the image of Sgt McCabe's wife pleading with former Justice Minister Alan Shatter for help.

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