Tuesday, 17 November 2020


It ain't easy being a whistleblower, but the least the State should do is protect those who are properly motivated. Transparency International have raised the issue today as Ireland improves its ranking on the international corruption index to 14th. That ranking says a lot about the rest of the world's 180 countries. Also, author Andrew Sweeney in his book Banana Republic suggests that whistleblowers should be rewarded with 10 per cent of the cash saved in any abuse of a government contract. Last week a case in the Commercial Court highlighted how the whistleblower can end up at the wrong end of the stick. The solicitor who called foul in the firm of fugitive lawyer Michael Lynn is at the centre of accusations by Lynn's insurers trying to avoid liability for the mess he created. The thanks you get...

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