Fri, 02 Dec, 2016
Thu, 01 Dec, 2016
Thu, 01 Dec, 2016
The Government should consider removing the rights of people to object to proposed developments as it is hugely costly, causes delays, and is not necessary, the Irish Planning Institute’s annual conference heard.
Fri, 15 Apr, 2016
Thu, 10 Dec, 2015
Wed, 09 Dec, 2015
An independent senior counsel has been appointed to lead an investigation into claims that some banking inquiry witnesses received “preferential” treatment and allegedly met an investigator for dinner days before being questioned over their role in the crash.
Wed, 22 Jul, 2015
Stunning state pensions for Ahern and Cowen, but just statutory redundancy for the Clerys workers turfed out of the building like trash in a feat of financial twisting that was perfectly legal, but morally appalling, writes
Sat, 20 Jun, 2015
Politicians and senior backroom officials will be forced to provide in-depth details of any potential “conflict of interest” issues, with a new watchdog set up to ensure the moves take place, under new Mahon Tribunal-inspired Government plans.
Fri, 19 Jun, 2015
There is chilling coincidence in the fact that within days of the death of Ben Bradlee, the great, liberal and inspirational American newspaper editor who brought down the corrupt president Richard Nixon by supporting good, old fashioned and don’t-name-your-sources journalism, that the European Court of Human Rights has ruled against The Irish Times in a benchmark case related to the whether journalists are obliged to name their sources or not.
Sat, 25 Oct, 2014
Tom Parlon, director general of the Construction Federation of Ireland (CFI), said in an RTÉ radio interview that land was half the cost of a new house and that hard-pressed buyers of new houses were paying for land for social housing.
Fri, 03 Oct, 2014