Crisis-hit Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan has insisted she is "not privy to, nor would I approve, nor would I condone" any targeted campaign by officers to silence whistleblowers in the force,.
Fr McVerry’s work with homeless youth in Dublin’s inner city is highly valued and rightly so. However, he has become blinded by his righteous anger at the injustice of neglect to vulnerable and homeless people there.
There is a perception that the legislative process is disengaged from the people. To address this, and to have better law, many Oireachtas committees frequently invite members of the public, groups, and organisations to have a say early in the development of legislation.