Only political will can bring change to toxic Garda culture
Inertia is a peculiar response to crisis, yet judging by the recent spate of challenges to this country, a do-nothing approach seems to be the norm.
There is a predictable chain reaction that features: intense media controversy, followed by Dáil uproar. Then we get ministerial-commission reports, months of solemn scrutiny behind closed doors.
The net result of all of this is minimal change, and the old order is re-established.