Tue, 05 May, 2020
Fri, 08 Apr, 2016
THERE has been talk about cutting the size of the Dáil and abolishing the Seanad, but nobody seems to have suggested abolishing the Presidency, which is the single most expensive office. How much could be save by abolishing it?
Sat, 07 Nov, 2009
There is the salary of the president and her staff, the cost of the upkeep of the Áras and its staff, providing the president with a car, a driver, and a police escort car, as well as extravagant pensions for former presidents, and ultimately the cost of their state funerals.
Sat, 19 Apr, 2008
EVERY so often a new movie sparks great interest in the period of the War of Independence. Growing up in the 1950s, I often heard stories about the Black and Tans but never from anyone who was actually involved.
Sat, 07 Jan, 2006