Mon, 04 May, 2020
Strike me down if politicians of all hues have not been dusting down their puffy polar coats and sufficiently warm head gear that manages to look vaguely presentable while keeping at bay the worst of mid-winter Ireland.
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will today seek answers from Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan and Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald as to what his department knew about an attempt to undermine Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe in 2015.
Tue, 14 Nov, 2017
The ceann comhairle says he is “frightened” by groupthink, which is “extremely dangerous” for society, in the wake of what he termed as “robust” criticism of the Garda commissioner
Fri, 04 Aug, 2017
TD Paul Murphy, having had a fair trial, unfairly sought to ‘convict’ three members of an Garda Síochána in the ‘court of public opinion’, in the Dáil, where the officers concerned had no opportunity to respond, says
Sat, 15 Jul, 2017
Ceann Comhairle Sean Ó Fearghail has sought legal advice on whether Solidarity-People Before Profit TD Paul Murphy’s claims three Jobstown trial gardaí committed “perjury” and “lied under oath” broke strict Dáil privilege rules.
Thu, 13 Jul, 2017
The Ceann Comhairle has hit out at attempts to remove Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan without “evidence”, saying Ireland is at risk of “groupthink” which is “one step short of mob rule”.
Sat, 01 Apr, 2017
The Government will “make a mockery” of Garda whistleblowers if it allows Nóirín O’Sullivan to remain in power while a commission of investigation into claims senior management attempted to discredit them takes place.
Wed, 25 Jan, 2017
Sat, 10 Dec, 2016
Fine Gael and opposition TDs have accused Fianna Fáil of turning new politics into “farce” after insisting the party agreed in private to take next week off before back-tracking when it came to a public vote.
Wed, 26 Oct, 2016