Monday 25 June 2018

John Downing: Rival stories of 'headers' and horses at tribunal

John McGuinness TD at the Disclosures Tribunal in Dublin Castle, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney, Collins
John McGuinness TD at the Disclosures Tribunal in Dublin Castle, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney, Collins
John Downing

John Downing

John McGuinness said he expected to talk to the Garda commissioner inside the hotel.

But just as he was gathering himself to exit his own car, he could see Garda commissioner Martin Callinan determinedly making his way towards the passenger seat beside him.

The chairman of the parliamentary public spending watchdog, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), was about to meet the country's senior policeman for one of the nation's more publicised "private conversations".

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