The civil servant overseeing the broadband plan has strongly defended the project, insisting that any decision to halt it would “likely result in the marginalisation of rural communities.”
Wed, 08 May, 2019
Public Expenditure Minister Paschal Donohoe has confirmed the Irish priorities set to be copper-fastened in a key European Council Brexit document this weekend will "underscore" the possibility of a united Ireland border poll taking place in the future.
Fri, 28 Apr, 2017
THE announcement of a €27bn capital plan to drive the development of infrastruce yesterday is very welcome, even if some of the timescales mentioned suggest we are trying to hold an All-Ireland final on Mars now water has been found there, rather than build a few miles of railway in Dublin.
Wed, 30 Sep, 2015
Just weeks before the budget, business group Ibec yesterday stepped up its campaign to persuade the Government that spending big on infrastructure will help rebalance the skewed over-development of Dublin that it says is disadvantaging other regions.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015
Even the National Association of Anticlimaxes would have refused the spring statement entry to its ranks for fear of reducing its already disappointing reputation to an all-time low in the minds of right thinking people.
Wed, 29 Apr, 2015
We’ve been here before, haven’t we? We have done the weeping and the gnashing of teeth. We have phoned Liveline in our masses, watched politicians kick the problems around like footballs and read all the newspaper column inches dedicated to our rage.
Sat, 18 Jan, 2014