Mick Clifford podcast: Whistleblowers in Irish society and righting the wrongs from within

Mick Clifford podcast: Whistleblowers in Irish society and righting the wrongs from within

The role of the whistleblower in exposing wrongdoing and corruption has come to the fore in recent years.

The most prominent case was that of former garda sergeant, Maurice McCabe, but right across society, in the health service, public sector and the corporate world the whistleblower has been active, particularly since the introduction of the Protected Disclosure Act in 2014.

Today Mick Clifford talks to John Devitt, chief executive of the anti-corruption agency, Transparency International Ireland about the role of the whistleblower in society, the protections in place for reporting wrongdoing and whether anything really changes when somebody comes forward.

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