By Michael Clifford
When, in 2008, Sergeant Maurice McCabe complained of shoddy investigations into severe crime in County Cavan, not anything can have ready him for what used to be in store.
A occupation garda, McCabe by no means got down to be a whistleblower. notwithstanding, over the subsequent 8 years, he uncovered gross incompetence and corruption inside of An Garda Siochána. It ranged from a violent legal being unfastened to homicide, to country-wide corruption within the policing of highway safety.
Along the way in which he paid a negative rate, enduring vilification, bullying and harassment by way of forces who desired to silence him and his inconvenient truths. Worse nonetheless have been the rumours of an severe nature, which had a devastating impact on his entire family.
McCabe's activities finally resulted in many of the greatest reforms of An Garda Siochána because the origin of the nation, brought on significant political upheaval, and culminated in a Tribunal tested in 2017, to check no matter if there were a smear crusade opposed to him in the force.
A strength For Justice unearths the tale behind the curtain, of 1 guy suffering to outlive within the such a lot not easy of conditions. it's a dramatic account of a garda sergeant's trip from a rural outpost into the guts of the Irish political and criminal system.
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A Force for Justice: The Maurice McCabe Story by Michael Clifford