It was Irish style parish-pump politics that brought Donald Trump to Presidential office but Irish writerreflects on whether, unlike the Healy Rae's, The Donald's rhetoric on the campaign trail was based on a real sense of civic duty to the people who voted for him.
Fri, 20 Jan, 2017
The board of the former Cork County VEC received nearly six times more in payments and expenses than its city counterparts in the five years prior to the amalgamation of the two organisations, correspondence to the Public Account Committee has revealed.
Wed, 07 Jan, 2015
A senior data protection official has described as "shameful and shocking" how a number of credit unions helped private investigators dupe civil servants into handing over citizens’ personal details.
Tue, 07 Oct, 2014
FOLLOWING two years of denials, the remnants of County Cork VEC has finally had to accept its house was not in order. While managing its €100m annual budget, it failed to keep proper accounts and, because of these shortcomings, it underpaid it taxes.
Fri, 27 Sep, 2013