I don’t suppose it occurred to Barry Walsh (Nov 22) that the very least we should expect from an elected representative is the ability to say ‘no’ if offered inducements from developers wanting to influence planning decisions, and to make their efforts to do so public.
Sat, 24 Nov, 2012
For Darina Allen it’s the pond at the end of her garden, for Donal Skehan and Trevor Sargent it’s their vegetable plots, and for Peter Kelly it’s his polythene tunnel. Ahead of Bloom, Áilín Quinlan peeks over the fence into the gardens and personal oases of four well-known Irish faces.
Mon, 28 May, 2012
THE Taoiseach faces a bitter Dáil showdown today over his dealings with disgraced Anglo chief Seán FitzPatrick as questions over the credibility of Brian Cowen’s version of events grew along with demands for a Garda intervention into the affair.
Wed, 12 Jan, 2011
WHILE your article on GM crops (Examiner Farming, September 30) identifies several issues with Trevor Sargent’s scaremongering on genetically modified (GM) crops, it fails to inform readers that the report cited by Mr Sargent was co-authored by the founder of Genetic ID, a private US company that tests for the presence of GM products.
Mon, 18 Oct, 2010
A man's appeal of an assault conviction at the centre of a dispute, which triggered the resignation of former Junior Minister Trevor Sargent, was described today as “a matter of some delicacy” and adjourned until October.
Mon, 12 Jul, 2010