The Minister for Justice has brought High Court proceedings against a farmer whose cattle have allegedly been trespassing on agricultural lands in North County Dublin that had been earmarked for a new prison.
Mon, 08 Jul, 2019
IN JULY of last year, as the Fianna Fáil-Green coalition struggled desperately to address the gaping hole in the public finances, it decided to cut back heavily on infrastructure projects in order to save some money.
Fri, 11 Nov, 2011
IN these times of financial hardship, I think it is a criminal waste of scarce financial resources, ie, taxpayers’ money, for the Government to go ahead with the construction of a new prison at Thornton Hall in north Co Dublin, or anywhere else, especially since there is a ready-made prison — Spike Island — sitting in the middle of Cork Harbour.
Sat, 01 Aug, 2009