It is unprecedented — but entirely fitting — that two individuals who triggered the resignations of a minister for justice and a Garda commissioner, while forcing a Taoiseach to change his tune, should be honoured among the recipients of the People of the Year awards. But that is precisely what happened at the weekend, bringing to a close, for now, a chapter of the saga surrounding garda whistleblowers Maurice McCabe and John Wilson who have exposed wholesale corruption within the gardaí.
Mon, 08 Dec, 2014
A teenager who used his karate skills to fight off a bull which gored his father and flipped him in the air like a rag doll and another boy who saved a mother and child from drowning have received outstanding bravery awards from the gardaí.
Thu, 13 Mar, 2014