Fri, 22 May, 2020
Revolutions have many things in common. One is the efforts revolutionaries make, once they have consolidated power, to ensure their version of change becomes the official narrative. This, as often as not, leads to one-dimensional, self-serving history. Writers, painters, film-makers, poets and songwriters — journalists too — all contribute to that process. Most do so with integrity and enthusiasm but not all are examples of scrupulous disinterest.
Sat, 16 Nov, 2019
Campaigners against a proposed plastics factory in Skibbereen have hailed a High Court ruling that the issue be returned to An Bord Pleanála for consideration and a possible Natura Impact Statement.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
The Basic Payment Scheme remains the most popular scheme among farmers, with almost two thirds (64%) “satisfied” or “very satisfied” with the scheme, out of the 569 surveyed in the 2017 Irish Examiner/ICMSA National Opinion Poll.
Thu, 21 Sep, 2017
Thu, 01 Dec, 2016
Fri, 19 Feb, 2016
If we are to sustain our economic and social advancement, An Bord Pleanála must dispose of its business with rapidity. As a judical body, the secrecy of its proceedings will have to be examined. People have confidence in judical bodies because, under the Constitution, they are required to perform their operations in open court, before the press, and be available for full inspection by the public.
Thu, 07 Aug, 2014