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
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
The Irish Congress of Trade Unions expects that, despite Thursday’s promissory note deal, tens of thousands of people will still turn out for today’s anti-austerity march because of the anger that Ireland is still burdened with a €64bn banking debt.
Sat, 09 Feb, 2013
The battle lines between France and Germany were last night threatening to scupper an outline for fiscal, banking, and political union in return for joint responsibility for debt that is aimed at restoring some market confidence in the eurozone.
Thu, 28 Jun, 2012