The Office of the Attorney General yesterday backed Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald’s decision to take no action when she was told of the Garda legal team’s alleged strategy to discredit Maurice McCabe in May 2015.
Hundreds of Irish Americans opposed to Ireland’s burgeoning relationship with US president Donald Trump held a mass cultural protest last night against his “patently xenophobic policies”.
A potential leadership rival slapped down publicly as an “obedient employee”, claims the recovery is the party’s not the people’s, a baby narrowly avoiding a politicians’ puckered lips, and a vase broken in the very first shop entered marked Labour’s first day on the campaign trail.
Equality Minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has criticised people protesting against emergency accommodation for Traveller families caught up in the Carrickmines blaze, saying their views “remind me of Alabama in the 1950s”.
Dating app Tinder may be a strange place to find the face of Drugs Minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, but one user decided he’d have a better chance of scoring with the opposite sex if he used a picture of the Labour TD.
New drugs minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said Ireland needed to “think differently” about how it approached the problem — and people with an addiction should be dealt with by the health service, rather than the criminal justice system.