No longer ‘alleged’: Commissioner confirms ‘Corrib Cops’ tape

A couple of days ago, I wrote here for the first time about the ‘Corrib Cops‘ tape. One of the thigs I’ve noticed in media coverage of the story is the use of the word ‘alleged’. The ‘alleged tape’, the ‘alleged conversation’, even the ‘alleged remarks’. Garda commissioner Martin Callinan has this evening released a […]

Why is anyone surprised by ‘Corrib Cops’?

Once upon a time, I wrote a screenplay, based on the Morris tribunal. It’s in development, which is a polite way of saying it’s sitting on a shelf in a producer’s office somewhere, gathering dust because the producer is busy gathering funds for other projects. This is one scene from that screenlay. It’s impossible to […]