George Gibney’s story a cautionary tale we still need to heed

Former Irish Olympic swimming coach’s destructive life is a fitting subject for 10-part BBC podcast

Earlier this week a phrase from a column in the New York Times struck home. It described aspects of the Trump administration as a “hopeless tangle of pathologies”.

It banged around in my head for the last few days because it was an apt description of what Irish swimming once looked like.

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