From top: Irvin Muchnik with Independent TD Maureen O’uullivan; Croke Park; Spice Bag. All pics: Irvin Muchnick On the trail of George Gibney, American sportswriter and investigative journalist Irvin Muchnick visited Dublin recently. Irvin writes: The ostensible purpose of my visit to Dublin was promotion of the second edition of my ebook The George Gibney […]

This morning. Off The Ball AM. American sportswriter and investigative journalist Irvin Muchnik discusses with OTBAM’s Eoin Sheehan about his four-year effort to bring Irish swimming coach George Gibney to justice. Gibney moved to the United States in 1995, the year after an unusual and controversial decision by the Supreme Court led to the quashing […]

George Gibney (left); Journalist and author Irvin Muchnik With a major new BBC/Second Captains podcast series on George Gibney scheduled for release in May, Irvin Muchnik, who has been on the trail of the swimming coach for years, details recent developments in the US and his lengthy struggle getting even Irish media interested in Gibney. […]

From top: Former Irish swimming coach George Gibney; journalist Irvin Muchnick  In America, groups of citizens can be brought together to work as grand juries which investigate potential criminal conduct and decide whether criminal charges should be brought. They make this determination after obtaining and reviewing documents and other evidence, and perhaps hearing sworn testimonies […]

Former Irish swimming coach George Gibney; journalist Irvin Muchnick  In July. American sportswriter and journalist Irvin Muchnick gave an interview to Seán O’Rourke on RTÉ Radio One, following the publication of the second eBook edition of his book about former Irish swimming coach George Gibney. Gibney was charged with 27 counts of indecency against young swimmers […]

From top: a certificate of character signed by An Garda Síochána for George Gibney’s US visa application in 1992; former Irish swimming coach George Gibney; journalist Irvin Muchnick (right) This morning. American sportswriter and journalist Irvin Muchnick spoke to Seán O’Rourke on RTÉ Radio One about former Irish swimming coach George Gibney. Mr Muchnik is […]

Second edition of US journalist Irvin Muchnick’s book about George Gibney; Mr Muchnick American sportswriter and investigative journalist Irvin Muchnik is visiting Ireland this week to launch the second eBook edition of his book about Ireland’s former Olympic swimming coach George Gibney The book is available here while a print-on-demand paperback edition is also planned. Gibney was charged […]

From top: Former Irish swimming coach George Gibney; US journalist Irvin Muchnick Former Irish swimming coach George Gibney was charged with 27 counts of indecency against young swimmers and of carnal knowledge of girls under the age of 15 in April, 1993. He sought and won a controversial High Court judicial review in 1994 which […]

Former Irish swimming coach George Gibney; and US journalist Irvin Muchnik Over the Christmas break, American journalist Irvin Muchnick published a series of articles in which he reviewed his coverage of former Irish swimming coach George Gibney. Gibney was charged with 27 counts of indecency against young swimmers and of carnal knowledge of girls under […]

Independent TD Maureen O’Sullivan; George Gibney; and journalist Irvin Muchnick This week. Further to Independent TD Maureen O’Sullivan writing to Shellie Pfohl – head of the new US Center for SafeSport – to formally request an investigation into former Irish swimming coach George Gibney…. US journalist Irvin Muchnick, of Concussion Inc., reports that the US […]