By Michael Clifford
When, in 2008, Sergeant Maurice McCabe complained of shoddy investigations into severe crime in County Cavan, not anything may have ready him for what used to be in store.
A profession garda, McCabe by no means got down to be a whistleblower. despite the fact that, over the subsequent 8 years, he uncovered gross incompetence and corruption inside of An Garda Siochána. It ranged from a violent felony being unfastened to homicide, to country-wide corruption within the policing of highway safety.
Along the best way he paid a negative rate, enduring vilification, bullying and harassment via forces who desired to silence him and his inconvenient truths. Worse nonetheless have been the rumours of an severe nature, which had a devastating influence on his complete family.
McCabe's activities eventually ended in the various greatest reforms of An Garda Siochána because the starting place of the country, prompted significant political upheaval, and culminated in a Tribunal tested in 2017, to ascertain no matter if there have been 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 so much tough of situations. it's a dramatic account of a garda sergeant's trip from a rural outpost into the guts of the Irish political and felony system.
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A Force for Justice: The Maurice McCabe Story by Michael Clifford