SENATOR Dan Boyle has called for the resignation of Ivor Callely from the Seanad. He refers to the drip-feed of allegations around his colleague and the consequent need for the Seanad select committee on members’ interests to consider these allegations.
IT IS the hope that dare not speak its name; it may yet only be whispered even in the secure confines of 65-66 Lower Mount Street, but there is a nascent hope amongst Fianna Fáil’s true believers that they may have weathered the very worst of the storm.
A REVERSAL of controversial education cuts introduced in the past year could be crucial to a deal to keep the Green Party in coalition with Fianna Fáil but Education Minister Batt O’Keeffe was unwilling to say yesterday if he is willing to concede such changes.
FINE Gael has called for the Green Party to be cut out of the public debate on NAMA (National Asset Management Agency) for failing to send any of its leaders to quiz Finance Minister Brian Lenihan at the Oireachtas committee hearing on the plan.