Brigid Mccole

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Women such as Vicky Phelan, above, have to give up everything – privacy, intimacy, ultimately life itself – to try to make the State break its long habits of secrecy and silence. Photograph: CourtPix

I suppose you can tell something about a State from the nature of its secrets. For many states, the biggest secrets are to do with spies and covert op(...)

Maurice McCabe at his home in Mount Nugent on the Cavan/Meath border. Photograph: Barry Cronin

If the scale of a scandal is to be judged by the numbers of heads that roll because of it, the Maurice McCabe saga is already the biggest in the histo(...)