It is difficult to understand the soul-deep motivations of a society, or the principles that inform it, when a household charge can provoke a “national rally” while the confirmation that the most powerful political party in our recent history was a shameless cabal of crooks does little more than stir up the usual impotent outrage from the usual sources.
Tue, 03 Apr, 2012
HOW can we be expected to believe Micheál Martin can root out corruption in the Fianna Fáil party when he can’t even identify the ministers who, according to the Mahon Report, launched a “sustained and virulent attack” on the tribunal and questioned “the legality of its inquiries as well as the integrity of its members” when it was investigating Bertie Ahern in 2007 and 2008?
Wed, 28 Mar, 2012
MICHEÁL MARTIN is forging a new way forward for his party, but embers of old still burn from a few short years ago when he and others rushed forward to attack the Mahon Tribunal for its enquiries into Bertie Ahern’s mysterious £215,000.
Sat, 24 Mar, 2012