Enda Kenny should have reminded the Chinese vice-president that it was Frank Aiken, acting on the advice of Conor Cruise O’Brien, who stubbornly insisted that all of the small nations in the UN should be free to discuss China’s representation in the General Assembly.
Fri, 24 Feb, 2012
Mon, 17 Jan, 2011
IN my letter of July 6, I asked if the Reform Movement would add its voice to calls for the British government to comply with a request from the Oireachtas for information believed to be in the possession of the British state which would be of assistance in identifying those responsible for carrying out acts of terrorism in this state by loyalist paramilitaries, some of whom were believed to be in collusion with elements of British security forces.
Mon, 23 Aug, 2010
EXPRESSING a preference for the “forthright integrity of British rule” above Irish self-rule, Niall Ginty (Letters, July 9) claims life in 19th century England and France was far worse for ordinary folk than it ever was for the Irish under British rule, “with the exception of the Great Famine years”.
Tue, 13 Jul, 2010
ANTHONY LEAVY (Letters, January 18) can dress it up any way he wishes — the leaking of ANY individual’s private and personal correspondence with the Revenue Commissioners is a sacking offence. And rightly so. We are all entitled to the privacy afforded by the State in such matters.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2008
NIALL GINTY’S assertion (Letters, January 9) that it is the duty of our justice minister to root out the “miscreants” who are “freely leaking confidential and personal information” about the Taoiseach to the media raises fundamental questions about what ordinary people have a right to know in relation to those who exercise power on their behalf in a democracy.
Fri, 18 Jan, 2008
GOVERNMENT ministers are standing four square behind the Taoiseach by staying silent on the latest exposé on his tax affairs while a well-placed ‘servant’ within the Revenue Commissioners is freely leaking confidential and personal information to a contact in the media.
Wed, 09 Jan, 2008
NOT for the first time, RTÉ’s flagship programme, the Late Late Show, has been used as a tool to promote a singularly left-wing view of the world and thereby stifle a much-needed debate on issues that affect every man, woman, and child, in the country.
Mon, 22 Oct, 2007