AT the dawning, unfolding stages of a scandal, it is usual to suggest that the majority of those in an organisation facing earth-shattering allegations are innocent and that only a tiny minority of their colleagues are wrongdoers. The innocent-until-proven-guilty theory is cloned with the a-few-rotten-apples hope because we struggle to conceive that an institution or a process once held in the highest regard should have rendered ineffective low standards or corruption.
Tue, 14 Nov, 2017
Four hundred thousand fans will be absolutely delighted this morning that the Garth Brooks concerts at Croke Park are on the cards again. While the number of gigs has yet to be decided, the critical development came when residents most opposed to staging the concerts agreed to some going ahead.
Fri, 11 Jul, 2014
Not surprisingly, the Croke Park II deal has been firmly rejected by public sector unions and, in theory at least, the Government now finds itself in a bit of a bind in relation to how it is going to come up with a further €1bn in savings on the public sector pay bill over the next three years.
Fri, 19 Apr, 2013