Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has insisted a full investigation into the "illegal act" of TDs voting for colleagues while they are physically absent is needed - claiming some votes could be cast while TDs are out on "a skite".
Mon, 21 Oct, 2019
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
Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan’s failure to inform the Tánaiste of the Templemore College fiasco for 16 months has been described as a “significant oversight” by a Cabinet minister.
Tue, 16 May, 2017
Sinn Féin has “strongly objected” to a Fianna Fáil Dáil motion which it claims was only put forward to “gazump” its bid to remove Garda commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan.
Tue, 11 Apr, 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