Opponents of Friday’s referendum have claimed that the Government is “using” the threat of abortion pills and should demand that Google bans websites allowing Irish people to buy the illegal drugs if it is serious about the dangers of the pills.
Tue, 22 May, 2018
The economies of the Danes, the Dutch, and Finns remained intact during the downturn while we went into receivership. David Begg’s analysis of why should be noted by every policy maker in Ireland, writes
Sat, 30 Apr, 2016
A former president of NUI Galway has been accused of “inappropriately” supporting Aer Arann boss Pádraig Ó Céidigh in the Seanad elections by a leading member of the college’s governing authority.
Tue, 05 Apr, 2016
Tue, 01 Mar, 2016
Having FAI chief executive, John Delaney, canvass for him in his Tipperary constituency was not an example of cronyism, Environment Minister and Labour party member Alan Kelly has insisted, adding that it was “the funniest story I had had to deal with”.
Thu, 21 Jan, 2016
That Tánaiste Joan Burton has used an ‘exceptional’ clause in the new public appointment rules to personally appoint former trade union leader, David Begg, as the chairman of the Pensions Authority, thereby bypassing the public appointments process, is further evidence that cronyism is still widespread in government circles despite what we had been promised.
Thu, 21 Jan, 2016
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has expressed full confidence in coalition partner Tanaiste Joan Burton, as the Labour leader faced Opposition claims of “cronyism” in appointing former trade union leader David Begg to a state board.
Wed, 20 Jan, 2016
Former financial regulator Patrick Neary, who, days after the bank guarantee, defended a lack of oversight in the sector and claimed the public’s money was “safe”, has been directed to attend a key banking inquiry grilling in May.
Fri, 13 Mar, 2015
Aer Lingus cabin crew protesting outside the country’s three main airports said they hope they will not have to take to the picket-line again this summer — but warned they would if next week’s talks over their rosters are not successful.
Sat, 31 May, 2014
Rising costs of clothing, transport and other services saw inflation move back into positive territory last month, with the annual rate rising to 0.2%, and prospects high for a further increase this month.
Fri, 11 Apr, 2014