Mick Clifford

Mick Clifford is Special Correspondent at the Irish Examiner, host of the Mick Clifford podcast and author of A Force For Justice - The Maurice McCabe Story.

Ep 504: Still Dicing With Death – The Government fails to close the Priory Hall loophole

Mick Clifford joins Eamon in the studio to discuss the legacy of fire-safety issues in Celtic Tiger developments.

Ep 429: The Ian Bailey trial

Mick Clifford reports from Paris.

Ep 420: Ian Bailey faces French justice

Mick Clifford, Irish Examiner special correspondent, on Bailey’s trial for murder, which begins in his absence in Paris.

Ep 390: More troubling allegations of Garda misconduct

Mick Clifford, Special Correspondent with The Examiner, talks to Eamon about the Lynn Margiotta case.

Ep 376: "They have no understanding how catastrophic 'no deal' would be".

Mick Clifford talks to Verona Murphy, President of the Irish Road Haulage Association, about Brexit.

Ep 374: Seeking justice for the killing of Shane O'Farrell

Mick Clifford is joined by Lucia O'Farrell, the mother of Shane O'Farrell who was killed in 2011 in a hit and run by a man with a host of previous convictions and who should have been in jail on the day the tragedy occurred. The O'Farrell family are seeking answers and justice.

Ep 371: No deal Brexit looms large

As the chaos in Westminster continues, Mick Clifford chats to Verona Murphy about the growing possibility of a no-deal Brexit.

Ep 342: Government in crisis over Children's Hospital

Eamon is joined by Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner to discuss the apology made to the Dail by Minister for Health Simon Harris, and the investigation into the cost overrun of the Children's Hospital project.

Ep 337: The National Children's Hospital - a joke, but no fun

Eamon is joined by Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner to discuss the ongoing scandal involving the construction of the National Children's Hospital and the massive budget overrun.

Ep 313: Another Garda whistleblower emerges

Mick Clifford, Special Correspondent with the Irish Examiner, joins Eamon with another story from behind the scenes of An Garda Síochána.

Ep 292: More startling disclosures in the INM story

Eamon is joined by special correspondent for the Irish Examiner, Mick Clifford, to discuss further developments in the INM scandal, and the wider implications of those for the company and for journalism.

Ep 285: Another whistleblowing scandal?

Mick Clifford, special correspondent with the Irish Examiner, discusses another whistleblowing story involving the Irish prison service.

Ep 273: Maurice McCabe the final say

In the wake of RTE's Whistleblower documentary, Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner joins Eamon to discuss Maurice McCabe and whether or not those responsible for perpetrating the 'campaign of calumny' against him will be held accountable.

Ep 262: Maurice McCabe leaves the Gardai

After the announcement that Maurice McCabe is to leave the Gardai, Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner joins Eamon to reflect on his career and why he's taken this decision.

Ep 257: The last word on the Charleton Report

Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner joins Eamon to discuss the Charleton Report and the way that some of his findings have been reported in sections of the Irish media.

Ep 248: Sergeant Maurice McCabe vindicated

Mick Clifford joins Eamon to discuss the findings made by Justice Peter Charleton in relation to the 'campaign of calumny' against whistleblower Maurice McCabe. There's vindication for a brave man, but what of those who carried out the smears, in particular former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan?

Ep 244: Kerry babies case reopened

Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner is in studio with Eamon to discuss the reopening of the Kerry babies case, the background to it, recent canvassing on Valentia Island, and more.

Ep 223: Independent Newspapers lose big in the High Court

Eamon Dunphy speaks to the Irish Examiner's Special Correspondent Mick Clifford.

Ep 218: Mick Clifford

Eamon is joined by Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner to discuss the latest surround the Independent News and Media (INM) hacking story, and the changes happening within the organisation.

Ep 193: Mick Clifford, The Disclosures Tribunal, and Varadkar's comments

Eamon is joined by Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner to discuss the Disclosures Tribunal, the media's role in it, and the comments made about journalism by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in New York.

Ep 185: Disclosures Tribunal nears the end

Eamon is joined by Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner to discuss the closing stages of the Disclosures Tribunal. Bar any last minute additions all the evidence has been heard, and Mick provides his estimate of when the report might be made public.

Ep 182: The media at the Disclosures Tribunal

The latest module at the Disclosures Tribunal has seen members of the media provide evidence. Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner is in studio with Eamon to update on what happened and who were the main players.

Ep 178: Mick Clifford – Disclosures Tribunal overview

Recorded in front of a live studio audience, Eamon chats to Mick Clifford about the Disclosures Tribunal, Mick's own experience of giving evidence, what it says about the establishment in Ireland and lots more.

Ep 171: Disclosures Tribunal update

Eamon is joined by special correspondent for the Irish Examiner, Mick Clifford, to get the latest from the ongoing Disclosures Tribunal.

Ep 168: Former commissioner Callinan takes the stand

Mick Clifford is in studio to provide the latest from the Disclosures Tribunal as former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan takes to the stand to provide his evidence.

Ep 165: Mick Clifford

Did the missing laptops and phones hold secrets about Maurice McCabe? Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner with the latest from the Disclosures Tribunal.

Ep 157: Mick Clifford on the INM controversy

As well as providing the latest from the Disclosures Tribunal, Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner joins Eamon to discuss the ongoing and evolving controversy involving Independent News and Media (INM) and the people involved.

Ep 154: Alarming evidence at the Disclosures Tribunal

Eamon is joined by Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner to discuss the astonishing evidence produced at the Disclosures Tribunal, as well as the latest on the INM data breach scandal.

Ep 150: The crisis at Independent Newspapers

Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner joins Eamon to talk discuss the ongoing situation surrounding an alleged data breach at Independent News & Media (INM)which is currently being investigated byThe Data Protection Commissioner. What are the implications for the group, and for the so-called INM 19 who were the apparent focus of that breach?

Ep 137: Mick Clifford - Turning tragedy into farce?

Eamon is joined by Mick Clifford for the latest from the Disclosure's Tribunal in the week that Maurice McCabe gave evidence.

Ep 129: Mick Clifford on the Disclosures Tribunal

Eamon is joined by Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner to get the latest from the Disclosures Tribunal, the potential fallout, media involvement and more.

Ep 123: The long, lonely road of Maurice McCabe

Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner discusses the treatment of Sergeant Maurice McCabe and his grotesque treatment as the Disclosures Tribunal continues at Dublin Castle.

Ep 118: Mick Clifford on the Disclosures Tribunal

Eamon is joined by the Irish Examiner's Mick Clifford to discuss the latest from the Disclosure's Tribunal, including the close links between the Garda Commissioner and the Minister for Justice

Ep 117: From Charleton to Bannon

In this two part edition, Eamon is joined by Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner to hear the latest from the Charleton Tribunal, and then, from Washington, Niall Stange of The Hill reports on what has been a difficult week for Steve Bannon.

Ep 105: Frances Fitzgerald on the brink

Eamon is joined by the Irish Examiner's Mick Clifford to discuss the ongoing crisis in justice that may bring down the government

Ep 100: The battle for the soul of An Garda Síochána

Good cop, bad cop. Eamon is joined by Mick Clifford of the Irish Examiner to discuss the two sides of An Garda Síochána.

Ep 87: Official Ireland's Campaign to Destroy Sgt. Maurice McCabe

Mick Clifford, special correspondent for the Irish Examiner, tells the story of an honest cop in his new book, 'A Force for Justice: The Maurice McCabe Story'.

Ep 67: Disclosures Tribunal - A Special with Mick Clifford

As the Charleton Tribunal enters its fourth week, Mick Clifford reports on the latest information to emerge from the inquiry.

Ep 63: Mick Clifford on the Extraordinary Evidence at the Charleton Tribunal

Eamon is joined by Mick Clifford, the Irish Examiner's special correspondent, for an in-depth look at the evidence from the first module of the Charleton Tribunal.

Ep 58: The Brutal Torture of Sgt. Maurice McCabe

Mick Clifford, special correspondent at the Irish Examiner, speaks to Eamon about the task facing the Charleton Tribunal.

Ep 22: Mick Clifford on the Maurice McCabe Affair

Mick Clifford talks to The Stand exclusively about the Maurice McCabe affair.