Archive for March, 2015

Irish Legislator Seeks Assistance on George Gibney From Senator Dianne Feinstein and Congresswoman Jackie Speier

Published March 16th, 2015, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   The Irish legislator who drove the justice minister’s decision to revisit the question of prosecuting former national team coach George Gibney on sexual abuse charges also has reached out to her American counterparts to assist Concussion Inc.’s Freedom of Information Act request for the U.S. immigration records validating his residency in […]

“Disgraced coach Gibney investigated in America” – Sunday Times of London

Published March 15th, 2015, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   “American police investigated a complaint of sexual assault made by a young swimmer against George Gibney, the former Irish national coach, a year after his prosecution for sexually abusing and raping minors collapsed in Ireland. The Arvada Police Department (APD) in Colorado has confirmed it received a report in October 1995 […]

Preview of Coming Attractions on George Gibney / USA Swimming Sexual Abuse Scandal

Published March 12th, 2015, Uncategorized

Follow @irvmuch on Twitter.   Irvin Muchnick @irvmuch Preview of coming attractions at  on George Gibney / Irish and @USASwimming sexual abuse scandal (bullet points next). *** Irish legislator @MaureenOSTD has contacted sister American legislators @SenFeinstein and @RepSpeier. *** Ireland Parliament’s Maureen O’Sullivan in talks all the way to prime minister on reopening Gibney prosecution […]

Congresswoman Speier Needs to Do Better Than Congressman Miller on USA Swimming Sex Abuse. Waiting Around For the GAO Report Isn’t Good Enough.

Published March 10th, 2015, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   With the reheating of the long-cold George Gibney story in both Ireland and the United States, I want to be careful with my criticism of the American politicians who are best positioned to get justice for hundreds of victims of youth coach sexual abuse in USA Swimming and elsewhere, and to […]

Irish Legislator: George Gibney Prosecution Follow-Up Being Pursued in Both Ireland and U.S.

Published March 10th, 2015, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Independent Deputy Maureen O’Sullivan — the Irish legislator who is seeking to reopen the prosecution of George Gibney on allegations of decades of sexual abuse of his swimmers — today told Concussion Inc. that she is exploring solutions from both her country and the U.S., where Gibney has lived since around […]