A priest from the Creggan area in Derry who comforted the partner and family of murdered journalist Lyra McKee in Altnagelvin Hospital on the night she was shot has told of his concern at attempts to use young people “to bring violence back to the streets.”
The Central Hearings Committee (CHC) face a busy schedule in Croke Park this and tomorrow evening as they address challenges to the proposed bans for Tiernan McCann and two players arising from last month’s Dublin-Armagh challenge game.
With conservation metering off the agenda this decade and those who didn’t pay for water probably receiving €100 for the privilege, the credibility of those we have put in charge of the country has taken another hit, writes Shaun Connolly
The banking inquiry was redolent with film references as two fallen stars from the Celtic Tiger’s silver screen era, Mary Harney and John Gormley, took a stroll down the political equivalent of Sunset Boulevard one last time.
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With respect to Minister Pat Rabbitte’s proposal to inflict a broadcasting charge (tax) on every household detailed in the current property tax database, I would like to make the following observations, as one of the supposed cavemen he constantly refers to.
A unanimous Supreme Court judgment quashing a man’s attempted rape conviction on grounds that suspects who request a lawyer cannot be questioned by gardaí until they get legal advice has significant implications for Garda investigations and may affect some prosecutions.