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Friday, July 30, 2010

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: Deaf Forum > Horrors Of St Joseph's School For The Deaf Irel

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/2009/05/deaf-forum-horrors-of-st-joseph-school.html: "AFTER TODAYS RYAN REPORT IS THE ISSUE FINISHED OR ONLY STARTING?I WONDER IF FINIAN MC GRATH KNOWS AS HE ONCE BROUGHT IT UP IN DAIL-EIREANN.A VOICE FOR THE VOICELESS?"UNORTHODOX THESE POSTS"MAY"BE,BUT FACTUAL THEY ARE.

Andrew Madden

Andrew Madden: "This failure to advance the safety, welfare and protection of children is unforgiveable given what we have learned from the publication of the Ferns, Ryan and Murphy Reports and the Reports into the deaths of Tracey Fay and David Foley."

RTÉ News: Lyons family would welcome Garda apology

RTÉ News: Lyons family would welcome Garda apology: "Stella Nolan said there was an urgent need for a full public enquiry into the garda handling of the case."?THE REASONS PROJECT?

RTÉ News: Lyons family in calls over inquiry

RTÉ News: Lyons family in calls over inquiry: "Members of Dean Lyons's family say they want to know how details of two murders which he did not commit and which could only have been known to the killer ended up in his statement to gardaí"?

Recording Interrogations is a Public Safety Imperative | The Justice Project

Recording Interrogations is a Public Safety Imperative The Justice Project: "Approximately 25 percent of the first 200 individuals exonerated by DNA evidence falsely confessed to crimes they did not commit"THE REASONS PROJECT?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: A Critical Step to Improving Prosecutorial Accountability | The Justice Project

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: A Critical Step to Improving Prosecutorial Accountability The Justice Project: "Facebook Justice for Fr. Niall Molloy - Unsolved Murder: 'Conor Lenihan praises the qualities of the Judge after his controversial handling of the case,'?THE REASONS PROJECT?"

A Critical Step to Improving Prosecutorial Accountability | The Justice Project

A Critical Step to Improving Prosecutorial Accountability The Justice Project: "A Critical Step to Improving Prosecutorial Accountability"?THE REASONS PROJECT?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Edit Comments ‹ Oconnellpadd13's Blog — WordPress

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Edit Comments ‹ Oconnellpadd13's Blog — WordPress: "ACCOUNTABILITY,OPENNESS BY THOSE THAT"RULE"IRISH SOCIETY?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Facebook | Revolutionise-the Law-society « Oconnellpadd13's Blog

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Facebook Revolutionise-the Law-society « Oconnellpadd13's Blog: "This institution needs to change it's requirements because it has the potential to cause great anxiety for young graduates whose dreams are being dashed "and it stays silent.'"THE TRUE CAUSES OF CRIME?THE REASONS PROJECT?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Paul O’Connell: School of Law: University of Leicester

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Paul O’Connell: School of Law: University of Leicester: "'Ireland’s leading Public Interest Law Organisation'THE DESPAIR OF SILENCE AND THE PUBLICS 'RIGHT' TO KNOW?"THE "REAL""REASONS PROJECT?

CONNECT TO MY ANGELS: Tell Congress to Get Smart on Youth Crime Prevention | Criminal Justice | Change.org

CONNECT TO MY ANGELS: Tell Congress to Get Smart on Youth Crime Prevention Criminal Justice Change.org: "'They say your priorities are reflected in how you spend your money and time. If that's the case, consider the fact that California spends $216,000 per youth it locks up, but spends just $8,000 on each student in Oakland's public schools'SOCIAL ENGINEERING?"

350,000 provide unpaid care, says report - The Irish Times - Fri, Jul 30, 2010

350,000 provide unpaid care, says report - The Irish Times - Fri, Jul 30, 2010: "Two-thirds of carers say "their own health" and lifestyle has been impacted by their caring responsibilities"?

Russia's Human Rights Council Chief Resigns

Russia's Human Rights Council Chief Resigns: "The Chairperson of the Council for Human Rights and Contribution to the Development of Civil Society for 8 years, she criticized the country's "legal system" and underdevelopment of basic democratic institutions."THE REASONS PROJECT?

Businessman denies selling €150,000 debt to Limerick crime gang - Republic of Ireland, Local & National - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Businessman denies selling €150,000 debt to Limerick crime gang - Republic of Ireland, Local & National - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk: "Yesterday, Mr Woods said he was 'gutted and destroyed' after allegations appeared in the media that he had engaged with criminals to recover the debt."THE REASONS PROJECT?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: HSE at the centre of nepotism row -- again - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: HSE at the centre of nepotism row -- again - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "''CRIME AND ITS'REAL'CAUSES?'GLOBALISATION?"

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Letter to Registrar Kevin Bresnan

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Letter to Registrar Kevin Bresnan: "'I had my Notice of Motion stamped and my Affidavit sworn and ready for filing, I was hindered, obstructed, misled and denied access to having my papers lodged, filed and heard by many officers of the Courts whose names I do not wish to expose at this time but who are serial offenders in the eyes of 'lay litigants'.?"BOB KITCHIN MIGHT WANT TO INVESTIGATE THE LEGAL SYSTEM AS WELL AS THE IRISH CONSTITION IN RELATION TO PLANNING DECISIONS?

Group demands housing market probe - Republic of Ireland, Local & National - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Group demands housing market probe - Republic of Ireland, Local & National - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk: "'An independent inquiry is needed to investigate all aspects of the planning system and its operation within and across different agencies and at all scales in Ireland, including charges of localism, cronyism and clientelism,' he said."?A GENUINE AND HONEST EXPECTATION THAT ACADEMIC FREEDOMS WILL BE RESPECTED?

Thursday, July 29, 2010

What Is Wikileaks? | News | English

What Is Wikileaks? News English: "'Wikileaks aims to achieve just political reforms by getting out information that has been suppressed to the public,'"THE REASONS PROJECT?

Public Inquiry · Official? – Gardai act according to political priorities

Public Inquiry · Official? – Gardai act according to political priorities: "Unwittingly, Michael Noonan, the Fine Gael spokesperson on finance has let the cat out of the bag regarding the relationship between politicians and the Gardai (RTE News, 5th report)."BY THE COMPOSITION AND PROFILE OF THE PRISONERS IN ALL OUR JAILS THE WORKING-CLASS MUST BE THEIR PRIORITY?THE REASONS PROJECT?

Support for whistleblower protection - The Irish Times - Tue, May 18, 2010

Support for whistleblower protection - The Irish Times - Tue, May 18, 2010: "OPPOSITION PARTIES have strongly backed the call from Director of Public Prosecutions James Hamilton for legislation to protect whistleblowers in cases of alleged white-collar crime."BENCH WARRANT ISSUED FOR TEEN FOR"FALSELY"CLAIMING A SOCIAL WELFARE PAYMENT IN THE NAME OF A MAN WANTED BY THE GARDI,THE TEEN PLEADED GUILTY TO COMMITTING THE OFFENCEC OF"DECEPTION"?THE REASONS PROJECT?

Martina Devlin: Time to grab this thief by his dirty white collar - Martina Devlin, Columnists - Independent.ie

Martina Devlin: Time to grab this thief by his dirty white collar - Martina Devlin, Columnists - Independent.ie: "He wouldn't be hard to find, mind you, if the DPP ever decided to issue a European arrest warrant."NO MARTINA THE DPP AND HIS"GANG"ONLY DO THAT FOR ORDINARY WORKING-CLASS PEOPLE,DO A RESEARCH PROJECT AS TO THE WAY DIFFERENT"CLASSES'OF PEOPLE ARE TREATED BY THE AUTHORITIES?ITS THE WAY THE"ELITE"HAVE THE(SYSTEM)STRUCTURED?THE REASONS PROJECT?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Michelle Singletary - Race isn't the problem -- economic inequality is

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Michelle Singletary - Race isn't the problem -- economic inequality is: "Facebook Justice for Fr. Niall Molloy - Unsolved Murder: 'Conor Lenihan praises the qualities of the Judge after his controversial handling of the case,'?THE REASONS PROJECT?"

Michelle Singletary - Race isn't the problem -- economic inequality is

Michelle Singletary - Race isn't the problem -- economic inequality is: "Sherrod said that while working with the white farmer, she realized that the social war we've been having isn't about race but economic inequity."THE REASONS PROJECT?

Jailhouselawyer's Blog: Labour, Conservatives and Lib Dems fail the Hirst test

Jailhouselawyer's Blog: Labour, Conservatives and Lib Dems fail the Hirst test

Jailhouselawyer's Blog: Political assassination of Shane Greer

Jailhouselawyer's Blog: Political assassination of Shane Greer: "Personal Morality. Therefore laying himself open to scrutiny upon his claim of moral superiority."SOUNDS A BIT IRISH TO ME?

Oconnellpadd13's Blog

Oconnellpadd13's Blog: "“O’Brien’s book is set in 1960s Ireland, a place of “political corruption”, “social inequality”, and exploitative tourist legend: so far so relevant to contemporary Ireland’s woes.”?HAS ANYTHING CHANGED?"

ENCOURAGECHANGE.

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: "Comparative Constitutions.org: Ireland: 'The Death of Socio-Economic Rights by Paul O'Connell:'?PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION?"

The authors respond to questions about The Spirit Level's analysis | The Equality Trust

The authors respond to questions about The Spirit Level's analysis The Equality Trust: "'It was inevitable that these attacks would appear sooner or later. But it is important that people are aware of how ill-founded and easily rebuffed they are. That three sustained attacks from those opposed to greater equality can be dealt with in relative ease should increase our confidence in the case for a more equal society.'"THE REASONS PROJECT?

Be clear, Labour is playing fast and loose on AV reform | Martin Kettle | Comment is free | The Guardian

Be clear, Labour is playing fast and loose on AV reform Martin Kettle Comment is free The Guardian: "The accusation of gerrymandering is one of the most serious any party can make. It is tantamount to an accusation of electoral corruption. It makes the probity of the electoral system – and thus of the laws made by those who hold power under it – "A Public Issue". It is a step along a road which leads to the claim that those who govern under such a system have an illegitimate mandate, and so that those who are ruled need not be bound by their laws. To be sure, we have not reached that point yet. Even so, an accusation of gerrymandering is not something that should be made lightly."?

Shared Society Document For Consultation - Northern Ireland News

Shared Society Document For Consultation - Northern Ireland News: "'We look forward to hearing the views of people from right across our society and we would "encourage" everyone to take the opportunity to either attend a public meeting or to respond in writing.'"?

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Public Inquiry · Idiots and the tragedy of Ireland

Public Inquiry · Idiots and the tragedy of Ireland: "Apologies in advance for the use of strong language"?IT SUITS THE OCCASION?

Suits Distributors Dublin,Cork,Galway,Limerick & Tralee :: Suits, Canavaro Suits, 2589 Grey & Black

Suits Distributors Dublin,Cork,Galway,Limerick & Tralee :: Suits, Canavaro Suits, 2589 Grey & Black: "This single breasted, single vented wide pinstripe, Italian suit comes in 2 colours - " Grey". It is the perfect everyday suit or for that special occasion. It is a polyester and viscose finish which is very hard wearing and durable. This suit would be ideal with white, blue, pink, lilac and cream shirts. These suits are priced at €170.00"THIS COMPANY IS GUILTY OF FALSE ADVERTISING,TWO SUITS SHIRT AND TIE 199euro.I ONLY EXPECTED TO GET ONE SUIT AND A SHIRT AND TIE,I GOT ONE SUIT FOR 175 euro,A COUPLE OF MONTHS LATER I HAD TO BRING THE SUIT BACK AS THE FABRIC IN THE SUIT BECAME DESTROYED,I HAVE BEEN PUT THROUGH A LOT OF INCONVENIENCE OVER THIS SUIT,ONE BEEN SENT TO A TAILORS IN SWORDS WHO IS IN THE EMPLOY OF SUIT DISTRIBUTORS TO BE GIVEN"HIS"OPINION AS TO WHAT WAS HAPPENING TO THE SUIT???AS FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE FORGET IT?THIS ISSUE IS ONLY STARTING,I WILL LOOK FOR AN INDEPENDENT ANALYSIS TO TEST THIS FAULTY"CANAVARO"GARMENT.AS FOR THE CLAIM ABOVE HARD WEARING AND DURABLE,ITS AN IRISH JOKE BUT IM NOT LAUGHING,THIS WILL BE SHARED ON THEIR FACEBOOK SITE IN DUE COURSE.HOPE THIS IS POINTED OUT TO DAVE O CONNOR.I KNOW THIS IS NOT WHAT MY SITE IS ABOUT, BUT IT IS A CONSUMER ISSUE AND CONSUMERS HAVE RIGHTS.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: MediaBite - Where the Sweeps Millions Go

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: MediaBite - Where the Sweeps Millions Go: "'That the Act which licences the Sweep was so framed as to prevent the Irish public knowing the real amount of money spent in running the scheme.'?GLOBALISATION?"THE REASONS PROJECT?

District Court judge claimed over €91,000 in expenses - The Irish Times - Thu, Feb 04, 2010

District Court judge claimed over €91,000 in expenses - The Irish Times - Thu, Feb 04, 2010: "The figure is part of €2.3 million claimed by the State’s judiciary last year in expenses, including a 53 per cent rise in the spend on wigs and gowns, totalling €40,138. However, the overall figure for expenses is down 5 per cent from the €2.4 million claimed in 2008."?IM SHURE YOU WOULD FIND A FILE BELONG TO ME IN THE OFFICE OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICES OMBUDSMAN,BUT A SPOKESMAN FOR THAT OFFICE REFUSED TO COMMENT ON THE ISSUE OF TWO FEMALE MEMBERS OF STAFF RECIVED A HALF MILLION EURO BETWEEN THEM.IT CAN BE SEEN IN THE 2009 ANNUAL REPORT.

District Court judge claimed €82,000 in expenses

District Court judge claimed €82,000 in expenses: "One district court judge claimed (and was paid) €82,240 last year. Of this, €25,958 was for travel expenses, and €56,282 for subsistence expenses. Unlike other judges, this judge claimed nothing for judicial attire. The identity of the judge has not been disclosed by the courts service. A total of €2.3 million in expenses was claimed by judges in 2007"THE REASONS PROJET?THE TRUE CAUSES OF CRIME?

Judges, Michael McDowell and mandatory sentencing

Judges, Michael McDowell and mandatory sentencing: "Michael McDowell's "robust criticism of judges is healthy" and as an art-form should be welcomed. There is nothing inappropriate with a politician, even a Minister for Justice, criticising judges, even when, as in this instance, he is wrong. He is entitled to have a “go” at judges and there is nothing in what is known as the “separation of powers” which should in any way inhibit him. Michael McDowell is as entitled to criticise judges as the rest of us and the forthright manner in which he has done this is refreshing."

Public Inquiry · Unanswered questions

Public Inquiry · Unanswered questions: "”But to be fair when the powers that be get caught in a real crisis which could damage their halo then some gardi can suffer terrible consequences like Michael Diggins and Patrick Corless the finger print saga."JULY 21th 1976,BOMBINGS RTE1 AT 9.35,PATRICK COONEY MIN.FOR JUSTICE?THE REASONS PROJECT?

Human Rights in Ireland - powered by FeedBurner

Human Rights in Ireland - powered by FeedBurner: "With a large group of particularly vulnerable children within the direct provision system, it is somewhat worrying that other human rights treaty bodies have failed to adequately address the human rights issues which arise from this"?

Palm Springs council mulls homeless protection bill | mydesert.com | The Desert Sun

Palm Springs council mulls homeless protection bill mydesert.com The Desert Sun: "“Anytime we can "extend equal rights to any class of people" that are discriminated against, it's just the right thing to do,” said Human Rights Commissioner Greg Rodriguez, who initially brought the bill to the commission last month."?

Monday, July 26, 2010

Murder accused is son of HQ-based garda

Murder accused is son of HQ-based garda: "Daniel Penrose, a long-serving and well-respected garda based at headquarters in the Phoenix Park. It is understood that his son has not lived in the
family home for several years."

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: HSE at the centre of nepotism row -- again - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: HSE at the centre of nepotism row -- again - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "'CRIME AND ITS'REAL'CAUSES?"GLOBALISATION?

Feargal Quinn - Independent Senator - Home

Feargal Quinn - Independent Senator - Home: "When I first became a Senator, the one thing that really surprised me was how much important work went on in Leinster House, almost unknown to the general public. I hope my newly redesigned website will stimulate your interest and participation in "the legislative process". If enough people follow it closely, that process will get better - and more responsive to people's needs."?GLOBALISATION?

MediaBite - Where the Sweeps Millions Go

MediaBite - Where the Sweeps Millions Go: "That the Act which licences the Sweep was so framed as to prevent the Irish public knowing the real amount of money spent in running the scheme."?GLOBALISATION?

The Irish Economy » Blog Archive » Lenihan on Stiglitz

The Irish Economy » Blog Archive » Lenihan on Stiglitz: "He said the view there is no alternative is “just wrong”."?GLOBALISATION?

True Economics: Economics 22/7/10: EU stress tests - what do they tell us, really?

True Economics: Economics 22/7/10: EU stress tests - what do they tell us, really?: "The tests were simply a PR exercise, so poorly conducted that no one can have any credibility in their outcomes. Worse than that, the whole circus:"?GLOBALISATION?

Public Inquiry · Examining corruption in Ireland

Public Inquiry · Examining corruption in Ireland: "Politicians of all parties have designed and exploited a system of allowances and expenses that enables them to legally defraud taxpayer’s of massive amount of money on an annual basis."?GLOBALISATION?

John Barrys Blog: Ireland:Brian Lucey Economist poses 10 Questions to the Government on Nama

John Barrys Blog: Ireland:Brian Lucey Economist poses 10 Questions to the Government on Nama: "Why does no independent analyst support the governments view on NAMA?"GLOBALISATION?

Burden of Irish debt could yet eclipse that of Greece - The Irish Times - Sat, May 22, 2010

Burden of Irish debt could yet eclipse that of Greece - The Irish Times - Sat, May 22, 2010: "Funnelling €60 million a year in fees to lawyers, valuers and associated parasites."?GLOBALISATION?

Leprechauns And Confidence Fairies - Paul Krugman Blog - NYTimes.com

Leprechauns And Confidence Fairies - Paul Krugman Blog - NYTimes.com: "Leprechauns And Confidence Fairies"GLOBALISATION?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: "But assuming for the moment that O'Connell is right, and that globalisation is merely a political project propounded by and for elites, ...'???????"

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Irish National Caucus: The MacBride Principles at 25

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Irish National Caucus: The MacBride Principles at 25: "'Injustice anywhere is an affront to justice everywhere”.'"?1916 PROCLAMATION,DOES OUR CONSTITUTION NEED TO BE BROUGHT UP TO DATE?

JVW (07/10): The thoroughly corrupt are very of... — BackType

JVW (07/10): The thoroughly corrupt are very of... — BackType: "The thoroughly corrupt are very often the ones who are the most charismatic."?

I should have been more pushy in opposing risk-taking at bank - The Irish Times - Sat, Jul 24, 2010

I should have been more pushy in opposing risk-taking at bank - The Irish Times - Sat, Jul 24, 2010: "A critical impediment to be overcome in the delivery of good corporate governance outcomes is asymmetry of information. Put crudely, the starting position is that a company’s managers possess all the relevant information while the board or at least the non-executive directors have none. The board is given as much information as management is prepared to share with it."?

Independent probe begins into Roscommon incest case | BreakingNews.ie

Independent probe begins into Roscommon incest case BreakingNews.ie: "The HSE said Ms Gibbons, director of advocacy with the Barnardo's children's charity, will examine the entire management of the family - which was supported by social services - identify any shortcomings, and report on her findings."?

Governance Reform At Irish Red Cross

Governance Reform At Irish Red Cross: "For twenty years there have been calls for an independent investigation into the affairs of the Irish Red Cross."?THE REASONS PROJECT?

Sunday, July 25, 2010

A wonderfully intense study of fear - The Irish Times - Sat, Jul 24, 2010

A wonderfully intense study of fear - The Irish Times - Sat, Jul 24, 2010: "This is a study of fear; fear of death, of loss, of losing the freedom to act and most of all losing "The Right To Be Listened To""?

Gene Kerrigan: We're moving further from the truth - Gene Kerrigan, Columnists - Independent.ie

Gene Kerrigan: We're moving further from the truth - Gene Kerrigan, Columnists - Independent.ie: "How come a Sunday newspaper hack knows about these things, while the cabinet remains ignorant?"

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: National Archives: Census of Ireland 1911

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: National Archives: Census of Ireland 1911: "'Connell Ellen age 7,Female Daughter,Roman Catholic,City of DublinScholar--Single----'"CLASS INEQUALITY?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: National Archives: Census of Ireland 1911

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: National Archives: Census of Ireland 1911: "Connell Patrick age 34,MaleHead of FamilyRoman Catholic Dublin City,Builders Labourer'Cannot read or write'-Married'LIVES IN ONE ROOM."

Sprit2008′s Weblog

Sprit2008′s Weblog: "I recall going to a funeral in sherriff st"?

Sprit2008′s Weblog

Sprit2008′s Weblog: "Ellen junior would have a child out of wedlock on 19th june 1926,father unknown but belived to have worked in either the bus(tram)or rail service(Dewey)is a name i once heard."MUST BE THE"LIBERTIES"AIR THAT ENCOURAGES PEOPLE TO CARRY ON REGARDLESS?

forgotten families « Sprit2008′s Weblog

forgotten families « Sprit2008′s Weblog: "During the period in dublin when there was the great northern railway company/Southern districts tramway company/Dublin united trams and the no.43 Bus in "1925" was there anybody by the name of “dwey”(could have the name spelled wrong)working for any of these companies?I can ask these questions now because everyone is dead that this blog or log relates too.Patrick Hand and his wife Mary Hand(Lee) lived and reared their children in 74 Francis st.Dublin 8,before been moved to crumlin.

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: June 2008

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/2008_06_01_archive.html: "How can a stranger who makes decisions on other peoples lives imply they know what they are going through unless they have experienced the other persons problems themselves?"

A daughter's search for her mother - The Irish Times - Mon, Jul 19, 2010

A daughter's search for her mother - The Irish Times - Mon, Jul 19, 2010: "I know there are many who are searching as I am"THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION?

Philomena Lynott overcame extraordinary to raise her beloved 'only boy'. Now she tells of the second son and daughter she gave up for adoption - and why she kept them secret for 50 years | Mail Online

Philomena Lynott overcame extraordinary to raise her beloved 'only boy'. Now she tells of the second son and daughter she gave up for adoption - and why she kept them secret for 50 years Mail Online: "Born in the Liberties on October 22, 1930,"

Discussions Management Company Fees 2010 unfair to units with private gardens? - Neighbours.ie

Discussions Management Company Fees 2010 unfair to units with private gardens? - Neighbours.ie: "'What I am surprised at is that only two people out of 4.5 million complained. We all complain about things being wrong but none of us does anything. There is no point standing outside the Dail and screaming at the guards. It doesn't do anything. There is a process and we should use the process."?

Saturday, July 24, 2010

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: "ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: Victims of the Legal Profession Society

http://paddoconnell.blogspot.com/2010/02/encouragechangepaddoconnell8gmailcom_17.html: "AS THE LATE PROFESSOR JOHN KELLY SAID:THE ULTIMATE PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN A DEMOCRACY LIES WITH "THE PEOPLE" THEMSELVES.
IF THEY ALLOW VILLIANS INTO GOVERNMENT ,A PIECE OF PAPER WILL NOT PROTECT THEM FROM THE CONSEQUENCES,NOR MUST THEY ALLOW A FEW LEARNED MEN(AND WOMEN)IN WIGS AND GOWANS TO SAVE THE FOOLS FROM THE KNAVES, THEY HAVE ELECTED?

Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice - Taking Our Rightful Place Ireland, the Lisbon Treaty and Democracy

Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice - Taking Our Rightful Place Ireland, the Lisbon Trea ty and Democracy: "The resources of the legislature, which established the administrative structures of modern democracies in the first place, are now dwarfed by those same structures and dependent on them. In other words, public representatives are now dependent on unelected public servants if they are to function effectively"TO QUOTE DR.MICHAEL SOMERS AT MAC GILL SUMMER SCHOOL"WE'VE NEVER HAD A PROPER DEMOCRACY IN THIS COUNTRY(IRELAND)WHERE YOU HAVE A SEPERATION OF POWERS BETWEEN THE EXECUTIVE AND JUDICIARY.WE HAVE A FUSION OF POWERS,AND WE HAVE ENDED UP WITH AN ADMINISTRATION WHO CAN"DO WHAT THEY LIKE".THEY CAN"RAM"THROUGH WHATEVER LEGISLATION THEY LIKE;GUILLOTINE BILLS,AND THEN GO OFF ON THREE MONTHS HOLIDAYS AMID THE GREATEST CRISIS WE'VE EVER SEEN. "IS THIS DEMOCRACY"?

Friday, July 23, 2010

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: AGSI concerned about new whistleblowers' charter - UK & Ireland, Breaking News - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: AGSI concerned about new whistleblowers' charter - UK & Ireland, Breaking News - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk: "'Last week, the Minister for Justice appointed Brian McCarthy as the point of contact for Gardai who want to report corruption or malpractice in the force.'"THE REASONS PROJECT?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Courage of conviction; COMMENT. - Free Online Library

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Courage of conviction; COMMENT. - Free Online Library: "We need to protect whistleblowing social workers Roger Kline Society guardian.co.uk: 'Too often raising concerns at work, never mind blowing the whistle, "is a bad career move".'NOW YOU KNOW WHY EVERYTHING WE LEARNED IN SCHOOL(MORALS)WERE"?

Courage of conviction; COMMENT. - Free Online Library

Courage of conviction; COMMENT. - Free Online Library: "TOO few of us are prepared to stand up for our convictions. Irish Daily Mail The Irish Daily Mail is a newspaper published in the Republic of Ireland by Associated Newspapers. The paper was launched in February 2006 with a launch strategy that included giving away free copies on the first day of circulation and low pricing subsequently. columnist Dr Mark Dooley, however, did just that - and "believes he lost his job as a lecturer in Maynooth as a result"?SO MUCH FOR TELLING THE TRUTH IN IRELAND?AS WE WERE TAUGHT IN SCHOOL?

[BOT] Care teenager found dead in squat clutching rosary beads

[BOT] Care teenager found dead in squat clutching rosary beads: "As he fled the centre on the Ballyhooly Road in Cork, the teenager threw himself under a passing car and was knocked down."THE RIGHT TO LIFE AND"PROPER"CARE?

How to Get Involved - Trinity Access Programmes - Trinity College Dublin

How to Get Involved - Trinity Access Programmes - Trinity College Dublin: "TAP and Trinity Foundation have developed an energetic and committed group of corporate supporters over the years. This support has helped us to assist students with serious financial problems. It has also helped us to develop new ideas and to consolidate existing ones with longer term financial investment in resources. Each year, TAP secures c.50% of its budget from corporate sources and our services would be severely limited without this support. TAP is always keen to develop new working partnerships in this area, and along with Trinity Foundation can advise companies on how to integrate the programme with their "Corporate Social Responsibility" strategy. Please see our Corporate Partnership Brochure for further details on TAP activities and prgrammes. Should you wish to become involved as a corporate supporter, please contact the Programme Director Cliona Hannon, (channon@tcd.ie / 01 896 2752 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 01 896 2752"WONDER IF SEANIE'S WIFE COULD DONATE A FEW BOB?

Public Inquiry · Be very afraid

Public Inquiry · Be very afraid: "I was at a debs in ballyfermot last week when the subject of education came up(VERY TRUE IN BALLYFERMOT)A”MOTHER”from the north inner city(YES NORTH INNER CITY)was telling me how hard it was and the amount of obstacles that were been put in her sons way in trying to go to college(MONEY)been the biggest burden,I told her that if she aired her “PLIGHT”on the Joe Duffy radio show i would ring in to support her,hopefully she does also hopefully her son is not put off by lifes circumstances?"CIRCUMSTANCES IN"MY OPINION"THAT ARE ENGINEERED BY THE GREY HAIRED MEN WHO PULL THE STRINGS OF THE PUPPETS(MUPPETS) WHO RUN IRISH SOCIETY.THIS IS A VERY SERIOUS MATTER,BALLYFERMOT IS A VERY DISADVANTAGED AREA WHEN IT COMES TO"THIRD LEVEL"EDUCATION,THE STATE HAS MILLIONS TO SPEND ON"SECURITY"WHEN IT COMES TO CONTAINING WORKING-CLASS KIDS IN A CYCLE OF POVERTY.SO WHO OUT THERE IS GOING TO"CHANGE"THIS SITUATION?MIRIAM O CALLAGHAN?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Paul O’Connell: School of Law: University of Leicester

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Paul O’Connell: School of Law: University of Leicester: "''Judicial role in the vindication of socio-economic rights,'THE RIGHT TO LIFE AND PROPER CARE?'"THE REASONS PROJECT?

Public Inquiry · Search results for sean fitzpatrick

Public Inquiry · Search results for sean fitzpatrick: "The news that former Anglo boss Sean FitzPatrick gets to ‘rub by’ on €3.6m of his wife’s money is sickening (Irish Independent, July 13), but not as sickening as what we are doing to our disabled people."?

Public Inquiry · Minister O’Cuiv puzzled by banker’s greed

Public Inquiry · Minister O’Cuiv puzzled by banker’s greed: "I don’t understand why people like him who made a total mess of the banks and our economy doesn’t voluntary hand back some of what they have."?

Fitzpatrick firm got new loan as Anglo nationalised

Fitzpatrick firm got new loan as Anglo nationalised: "The drip drip of Anglo Irish Bank horror stories continues in the papers today, with news that a company co-owned by the bank’s disgraced former chairman Sean Fitzpatrick secured a multimillion euro loan on the very day that the lender was nationalised."IF MARTIN CAHILL (THE GENERAL)WAS GIVEN THE PROPER EDUCATION HIS LIFE COULD HAVE BEEN AS ROSIE AS SEANIE'S AND HIS ILK?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: The Sociological Origins of "White-Collar Crime | The Heritage Foundation

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: The Sociological Origins of "White-Collar Crime The Heritage Foundation: "'What accounts for the difference in treatment? The Justice Department's formal definition of white-collar crime disregards 'class' or economic status'SOUNDS VERY IRISH TO ME?"THE REASONS PROJECT?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: No red-letter day for Greens and their allies « Tribune – Labour leadership gossip, news, features and comment from Britain's left-wing magazine

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: No red-letter day for Greens and their allies « Tribune – Labour leadership gossip, news, features and comment from Britain's left-wing magazine: "TO QUOTE DAN BOYLE AGAIN'THE LACK OF PROSECUTIONS FOR ACTIVITY THE PUBLIC(JUSTIFIABLY)BELIEVES HAS BEEN CRIMINAL.I DONT SEE THIS AS POLITICAL PROTECTION OF THOSE WHO NEED TO BE PROSECUTED.IT IS MORE A'CULTURE'(ATTITUDE MY WORD)THAT ..."SO WHITE COLLAR CRIME IN IRELAND IS NOW CALLED A"DELUDED SPORT"?

No red-letter day for Greens and their allies « Tribune – Labour leadership gossip, news, features and comment from Britain's left-wing magazine

No red-letter day for Greens and their allies « Tribune – Labour leadership gossip, news, features and comment from Britain's left-wing magazine: "In the Republic of Ireland, the Greens have been instrumental in preserving an unpopular right-wing government in office, in exchange for the chance to run the "occasional environmental project". The Greens are propping up a discredited administration which has been attempting to pin the blame for the financial crisis on the public sector and those who rely on social security. For the talk of a “Green new deal”, nothing could be further from the expansive and imaginative plans of Franklin D Roosevelt than the cravenly neo-liberal approach adopted by Ireland’s Green-backed government"

Thursday, July 22, 2010

News

News: "SpunOut.ie is launching a new Academy of Activism aimed at young people with a passion for social justice between the ages of 18-25 who are interested in learning how they can set about making a difference in the world."?

Clinical Legal Education

Clinical Legal Education: "I hope that my placement will give me an insight into how law can be used to help achieve equality in Ireland.”"?

Dublin: Archbishop Diarmuid Martin launches Who is my Neighbour? on Independent Catholic News

Dublin: Archbishop Diarmuid Martin launches Who is my Neighbour? on Independent Catholic News: "Speaking at the launch Dr Eoin Cassidy"THE REASONS PROJECT?

Cutbacks to disability services should be resisted | Joe Higgins.eu

Cutbacks to disability services should be resisted Joe Higgins.eu: "Being a parent of a child with an intellectual disability can be acutely stressful."

Private irony vs. social hope: Derrida, Rorty and the political - Journal for Cultural Research

Private irony vs. social hope: Derrida, Rorty and the political - Journal for Cultural Research: "I maintain, runs the risk of "obfuscating" the rich and powerful insights regarding the nature of justice and democracy which Derrida has been developing for some time now."?

MediaBite - Harney and Husband

MediaBite - Harney and Husband: "It is well known that Harney appointed Geoghegan chairman of FAS during her term in Enterprise just months before they married in 2001, and that they travelled together on a number of official trips which were recently the subject some embarrassing scrutiny by the Oireachtas committee on public accounts and the media"?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: The Global Political Awakening and the New World Order | Before It's News

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: The Global Political Awakening and the New World Order Before It's News: "God's Wheat Field: 'There will be a great 'time of trouble' for all nations, society, governments, financial institutions, etc. The wheat class will be saved from that 'time of trouble' by the resurrection change. ..."THE REASONS PROJECT?

The Global Political Awakening and the New World Order | Before It's News

The Global Political Awakening and the New World Order Before It's News: "This massive ‘global political awakening’ which presents the gravest and greatest challenge to the organized powers of globalization"?

John R. Talbott: The Failure of Financial Reform, Itemized | Investing Contrarian

John R. Talbott: The Failure of Financial Reform, Itemized Investing Contrarian: "Globalization allowed US companies to avoid taxation and "Regulation" (environmental, banking, disclosure, workplace rules, union rules, product safety, etc.) and geographic horizons of institutional and individual investors were stretched so far as to make investment analysis and supervision of management teams completely unmanageable."?

John R. Talbott: The Failure of Financial Reform, Itemized | Investing Contrarian

John R. Talbott: The Failure of Financial Reform, Itemized Investing Contrarian: "Certainly, many congressmen should be imprisoned for taking bribes disguised as campaign donations that encouraged them to remove or ignore important financial oversight regulations, but since "They Write The Laws" I doubt this will ever happen."?SOUNDS VERY IRISH TO ME?

Government Causes the Crime, Part I, by James Redford -- anti-state.com

Government Causes the Crime, Part I, by James Redford -- anti-state.com: "Indeed, it is not even in the Government's interest to reduce 'crime': its incentive and actual practice is to increase 'crime.' More 'crime' means more demands from the populace for Government to reduce this problem that it is largely responsible for causing (and hence willingness to further empower Government). If 'crime' were ever to dramatically drop, this would be catastrophic from the viewpoint of Government,"COULD THIS BE CLASSED AS A POPULIST VIEW?

Suggestions wanted for TheStory.ie donations – The Story

Suggestions wanted for TheStory.ie donations – The Story: "That is completely understandable because people are definitely sounded out and challenged in unspeakable ways when they try and choose another alternative for transparency."

New details relating to Terence Wheelock case – The Story

New details relating to Terence Wheelock case – The Story: "Unfortunately, this copy will likely also have to contain considerable redactions."?

More Funding Needed for Early Intervention Programs for Children | TopNews United States

More Funding Needed for Early Intervention Programs for Children TopNews United States: "If the treatment is provided at an early stage, the rate of crime may be reduced, which will consequently create better educational results and lesser drug and alcohol problems."

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Paying taxes 'sacrilege' for Pak's elite class, politicians

Paying taxes 'sacrilege' for Pak's elite class, politicians: "Pakistan's elite class, which includes the politicians, have been accused of fostering inequality in the society by not paying income tax."?

Public Inquiry · Brutal reality will stop the denial

Public Inquiry · Brutal reality will stop the denial: "But what is the truth?"

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: September 2009

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: September 2009: "We should put in place he says PRACTICAL support services for parents,the BEDROCK of society,TACKLE inequalities that can lead a particular”CLASS”to perceive themselves as outsiders in their own society."THE REASONS PROJECT?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Politics marred by donations, says DPP - The Irish Times - Mon, May 03, 2010

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Politics marred by donations, says DPP - The Irish Times - Mon, May 03, 2010: "'Then you will continue to have corruption of an 'unprovable' sort.”'IS THIS A STATMENT FOR THE FUTURE?"TO QUOTE DAN BOYLE AGAIN"THE LACK OF PROSECUTIONS FOR ACTIVITY THE PUBLIC(JUSTIFIABLY)BELIEVES HAS BEEN CRIMINAL.I DONT SEE THIS AS POLITICAL PROTECTION OF THOSE WHO NEED TO BE PROSECUTED.IT IS MORE A"CULTURE"(ATTITUDE MY WORD)THAT THOSE WHO INHABIT "CERTAIN"STRATA OF IRISH SOCIETY ,COMMITTING PARTICULAR TYPES OF CRIMES ARE SOMEHOW SEEN AS BEING "IMMUNE"FROM PROSECUTION?UNQUOTE.SO THERE YOU HAVE IT AS STATED BY DENNIS DENNEHY LETTERS PAGE IRISH DAILY MAIL(21/7/2010)DOUBLE JUDICIAL STANDARDS ?ONE LAW FOR THE RICH AND WELL CONNECTED AND NO LAW FOR THE WORKING-CLASS BECAUSE THEY CANT AFFORD IT?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Philip Richardson

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Philip Richardson: "'LifeLine exists to reach out to broken and addicted men, offering them a home in an atmosphere of acceptance. Philip and His team teach men how to live a life of victory and purpose.'"THE REASONS PROJECT?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ComparativeConstitutions.org: New Socio-Economic Rights Book

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ComparativeConstitutions.org: New Socio-Economic Rights Book: "'It is set to have an impact
on debates about courts and socio-economic rights not only in South Africa, but 'everywhere else' where
its topic has attracted interest.''INCLUDING THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND?"TAKE NOTE DAN BOYLE?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: "'Donncha O'Connell. ... Theo Dorgan, Dr Diarmuid Martin, Emily O'Reilly and Sean Og O hAilpin, ...'FUNNY OLD WORLD ISENT IT?"

At last, a man to bring piety back to priests. - Free Online Library

At last, a man to bring piety back to priests. - Free Online Library: "For what it signals is that the era of dire priestly formation in this country is drawing to a close."?BY MARK DOOLEY WHO FEELS HE LOST HIS JOB FOR SPEAKING HIS MIND?

Rentapriest: The Priest and the Catechist: Together for Human Rights

Rentapriest: The Priest and the Catechist: Together for Human Rights: "A Campaigner For Human Rights."PITY "MOST"OTHER PRIESTS DONT FOLLOW SUIT, THE WORLD MIGHT BE A BETTER PLACE?

Updated Vatican norms on ‘most serious crimes’ | KandLe

Updated Vatican norms on ‘most serious crimes’ KandLe: "Another aspect worthy of note is the increase of the "statue of limitations" from ten years to twenty years, with the possibility of extension even beyond that period.
Another significant aspect is establishing parity between the abuse of mentally disabled people and that of minors"?

Saint Mary Magdalen: Kerfuffle at Maynooth

Saint Mary Magdalen: Kerfuffle at Maynooth: "He stated that Brady did not break the law as in Ireland at that time there was no mandatory reporting under Irish Law."?IRISH LAW AND ITS LAW MAKERS?

Sergeant to challenge Ombudsman's decision to investigate alleged harassment | BreakingNews.ie

Sergeant to challenge Ombudsman's decision to investigate alleged harassment BreakingNews.ie: "It was their case that the Garda Ombudsman lacks jurisdiction to make the decision to extend time, and on grounds that the decision lacked fairness of procedures."?

More change needed in Irish banks - Boyle / Latest news / News / Home - Green Party / Comhaontas Glas

More change needed in Irish banks - Boyle / Latest news / News / Home - Green Party / Comhaontas Glas: "It is more a culture that those who inhabit a certain strata of Irish society, committing particular types of crimes are somehow seen as being immune from prosecution."THE LAWMAKERS"INTERPRETATION"OF CRIME?FOR THE WELL"CONNECTED"AND THE WORKING-CLASS?THE TRUE"CAUSES"OF CRIME?THE REASONS PROJECT?

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

CONNECT TO MY ANGELS

CONNECT TO MY ANGELS: "'They say your priorities are reflected in how you spend your money and time. If that's the case, consider the fact that California spends $216,000 per youth it locks up, but spends just $8,000 on each student in Oakland's public schools'SOCIAL ENGINEERING?"

Dáil Éireann, Private Members Business (Fine Gael Group), 28 - 29 January 2009 - Tithe an Oireachtais

Dáil Éireann, Private Members Business (Fine Gael Group), 28 - 29 January 2009 - Tithe an Oireachtais: "The shocking and disturbing revelations of neglect and physical and sexual abuse suffered by six children in Roscommon; and
the failure of the Western Health Board to appropriately intervene at an early stage;"TO QUOTE JOE CAREY FINE GAEL"ARE THE GARDI AND DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS "PROPERLY"EQUIPPED TO GET CASES TO COURT AND TO "ENFORCE"THE NEW LEGISLATION?

New law to allow DPP to have acquittals quashed | Irish Examiner

New law to allow DPP to have acquittals quashed Irish Examiner: "An Issue Such As Perjury"VERY INTERESTING?THE REASONS PROJECT?

RTÉ News: Creighton critical of Fine Gael fundraising

RTÉ News: Creighton critical of Fine Gael fundraising: "She said Fine Gael could not, on the one hand, condemn Fianna Fáil for entertaining developers in the Galway tent, while on the other hand look for contributions from high-profile developers, who are beholden to NAMA."?

Slattery’s Sago Saga - The Irish Times - Tue, Jul 20, 2010

Slattery’s Sago Saga - The Irish Times - Tue, Jul 20, 2010: "O’Brien’s book is set in 1960s Ireland, a place of "political corruption", "social inequality", and exploitative tourist legend: so far so relevant to contemporary Ireland’s woes."?HAS ANYTHING CHANGED?

FAILED; Report on foster care slams HSE. - Free Online Library

FAILED; Report on foster care slams HSE. - Free Online Library: "The Health Information and Quality Authority found 'significant and serious shortcomings' in the care of foster kids in the Dublin area."?

Criminal Procedure Act signed into law - The Irish Times - Tue, Jul 20, 2010

Criminal Procedure Act signed into law - The Irish Times - Tue, Jul 20, 2010: "The Bill was signed into law by President Mary McAleese today."

Louise Rafter's story - The Irish Times - Tue, Mar 23, 2010

Louise Rafter's story - The Irish Times - Tue, Mar 23, 2010: "CHILDCARE POLICY makers need to hear the voices of people like Louise Rafter. Now 21 years old, she was placed in the care of the State before her first birthday. The child protection system was supposed to safeguard her welfare. Instead, her experience was of a chaotic and profoundly damaging system."?

Monday, July 19, 2010

BBC NEWS | UK | England | Derbyshire | Republican admits soldier murder

BBC NEWS UK England Derbyshire Republican admits soldier murder: "'I can't be drawn into the politics of the Good Friday Agreement but this was a cold-blooded murder committed by men who "hide behind the shield of politics" to carry out their evil crimes."?

BBC NEWS | UK | England | Derbyshire | Republican admits soldier murder

BBC NEWS UK England Derbyshire Republican admits soldier murder: "An Irish Republican has been jailed for life after pleading guilty to the murder of a soldier 12 years ago - but is expected to be freed within months.">

Pub shooting linked to INLA turf war - City News, National News - Herald.ie

Pub shooting linked to INLA turf war - City News, National News - Herald.ie: "We’ll be looking at any conflicts he had with INLA figures in that part of the city.”"?

Machine gun used in row over car - City News, National News - Herald.ie

Machine gun used in row over car - City News, National News - Herald.ie: "Seamus Behan, from Edenmore Park, Coolock"

ENCOURAGECHANGE.

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: "'Ireland's leading Public Interest Law Organisation'"THE REASONS PROJECT?

The Department of Justice and Law Reform: Changes in Departmental Responsibilities

The Department of Justice and Law Reform: Changes in Departmental Responsibilities: "The development and implementation of policies to combat discrimination and to promote a more "inclusive" society,"?

Greater equality in all of our interest

Greater equality in all of our interest: "The economic and financial crisis offers an opportunity to reshape this society, making it more democratic, fair and equal, and giving it a robust sense of solidarity. We are not talking about revolution here, nor communism, but changes which, intuitively, we all (or most of us) would welcome."

An Garda Siochana 'secretive' - UK & Ireland, Breaking News - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk

An Garda Siochana 'secretive' - UK & Ireland, Breaking News - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk: "A leading crime and policing academic has clamed An Garda Siochana is one of the most secretive police forces in the liberal western world.
Professor Dermot Walsh told senior gardai and justice experts there was still a lack of transparency despite dramatic reforms over the last few years."

Public Inquiry · Senator Mullen: No principle too precious, no law too draconian

Public Inquiry · Senator Mullen: No principle too precious, no law too draconian: "Mullen’s hypocrisy is typical of those who inhabit the murky world of Irish politics."IF THATS THE BEST AN"INDEPENDENT"CAN DO,GOD HELP US?THE REASONS PROJECT?

We need to protect whistleblowing social workers | Roger Kline | Society | guardian.co.uk

We need to protect whistleblowing social workers Roger Kline Society guardian.co.uk: "Too often raising concerns at work, never mind blowing the whistle, is a bad career move."NOW YOU KNOW WHY EVERYTHING WE LEARNED IN SCHOOL(MORALS)WERE FALSE?

Don't Cry for Jay Bybee, the Torture Memo Boss Who Became a Judge

Don't Cry for Jay Bybee, the Torture Memo Boss Who Became a Judge: "He gets to continue to help "shape federal law" from his esteemed perch. All this despite being accused by the Justice Department, at least initially, of having committed 'professional misconduct' while working for his client, the United States, in 2002. If you were Judge Bybee today, you'd think you were sitting pretty, no?"

RTE on Urlingford drugs fiasco

RTE on Urlingford drugs fiasco: "Former Garda Jack Doyle, who was himself involved in the covert drugs operations, gave witness on the Prime Time program to the incompetence of the Garda and called into question their very credibility in the whole matter."?

Net tightens as new gang laws take aim at kingpin 'Dee Dee' - National News, Frontpage - Herald.ie

Net tightens as new gang laws take aim at kingpin 'Dee Dee' - National News, Frontpage - Herald.ie: "Tony Long were fined £45,000 or a year in prison on default in 1998 for his role in the bribery scandal"?

Probe into allegations of garda collusion

Probe into allegations of garda collusion: "A Public Interest Inquiry"?THE"REAL"REASONS PROJECT?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Govt: Gardaí will be bound by Freedom of Information Act | BreakingNews.ie

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Govt: Gardaí will be bound by Freedom of Information Act BreakingNews.ie: "'Information Commissioner Emily O’Reilly has again demanded police files be opened to Freedom of Information investigators in line with international standards.'THE REASONS PROJECT?"

Amazon.com: Customer Reviews: A Plea For Justice: The Timothy Cole Story

Amazon.com: Customer Reviews: A Plea For Justice: The Timothy Cole Story: "This book exposes a flawed justice system happening throughout the entire country."WORLD"?

1george1 (07/10): These are facts, which may or... — BackType

1george1 (07/10): These are facts, which may or... — BackType: "Martin Luther and CatholicChurch condemned Antinominan, which made it to the USA Colonies andmay be why the USA government speaks with forked tongue?"

Tell Obama to Keep His Promise to Cut World Poverty in Half! - The Petition Site

Tell Obama to Keep His Promise to Cut World Poverty in Half! - The Petition Site: "Fight corruption, create new jobs, empower women and increase smart investments to beat poverty and disease"

Sunday, July 18, 2010

right_of_speech - freedom_of_ thought

right_of_speech - freedom_of_ thought: "This clan is about our rights as humans to speak our minds, openly share opinions and" help others understand ours" too. Standing up for what you believe, it could be anything from poetry, hair styles to politics! Basically anything you want to discuss or talk about.
‘Why stand on a silent platform? Fight the war! Fuck the norm!’ – Rage against the machine."=A CORRUPT SYSTEM?

EU lawmakers urge probe of Colombian intelligence operations | World | Deutsche Welle | 18.07.2010

EU lawmakers urge probe of Colombian intelligence operations World Deutsche Welle 18.07.2010: "EU parliamentarians have called on the Commission to look into Colombian intelligence operations in Europe designed to ‘neutralize the influence' of critics of the Colombian government in parliament, the UNHCR and NGOs."?

Fears grow over care of mentally ill as GPs say they don't want the job | Society | The Observer

Fears grow over care of mentally ill as GPs say they don't want the job Society The Observer: "Doctors indicate they do not want to take on responsibility for services for the mentally ill."IF WE CANT COME TO YOU AND YOU CANT COME TO US I THINK IT BETTER YOU FIND ANOTHER GP?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Dr. Bill Tormey » Justine McCarthy – devastating commentary

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Dr. Bill Tormey » Justine McCarthy – devastating commentary: "''Oconnellpadd13's Blog: '“Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied.MGSeptember 2004 Now May 2009?”WHEN TRUTH IS STRANGER THAN FICTION?THE REASONS PROJECT?CLASS-INEQUALITY?''NOW APRIL 2010?'NOW JUNE 2010"MT?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Dr. Bill Tormey » Justine McCarthy – devastating commentary

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Dr. Bill Tormey » Justine McCarthy – devastating commentary: "'The chances of the DPP sanctioning prosecutions would have ranged from slim to nil'THE REASONS PROJECT?"JUSTICE DELAYED IS JUSTICE DENIED?

March « 2008 « Gavin's Blog

March « 2008 « Gavin's Blog: "Why can I not find this article on the Independent’s website?"

Gene Kerrigan: Grubby scandal reveals state we're in - Gene Kerrigan, Columnists - Independent.ie

Gene Kerrigan: Grubby scandal reveals state we're in - Gene Kerrigan, Columnists - Independent.ie: "Watching the carry-on of Ivor and his type is what helps some of us understand how this godforsaken country is in the state it's in."?WORKING-CLASS INEQUALITY=APARTHEID?THE EXCLUDED,THE OUTCAST,THE DISADVANTAGED.

Our friends at the Yard; Real-life police corruption behind hit TV | Sunday Mirror Newspaper | Find Articles at BNET

Our friends at the Yard; Real-life police corruption behind hit TV Sunday Mirror Newspaper Find Articles at BNET: "But millions of viewers will be unaware that it is based on true accounts of the blackest period in police history when hundreds of Britain's policemen were on the payrolls of gangsters."THE REASONS PROJECT?

New Statesman - Apartheid

New Statesman - Apartheid: "Outside the ghettos, you might think, things must be different - and they are, but not in ways you would expect. While most western democratic parties devote a great deal of effort to formulating policies that please the middle classes, who are more likely to vote than the working classes, politics in Northern Ireland is distinctly proletarian. The workers, anxious and engaged, vote in huge numbers, while the middle classes stay at home."WHO SUFFERS FROM THE POLICY OF APARTHEID BY FACELESS BUREAUCRATS IN THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND?STEVE COLLINS WHO'S SON WAS MURDERED ACCUSES THE GOVERNMENT(STATE)OF ABANDONING HIS UNDER SIEGE FAMILY?

THE DARK CORNERS OF LIFE MI5-MI6_ROYAL_ARCH_FREEMASONRY

THE DARK CORNERS OF LIFE MI5-MI6_ROYAL_ARCH_FREEMASONRY: "A megalomaniac and control freak. She wasn't particularly intelligent but what she knew, she could put to good use, in terms of her own career. She acted in a Machiavellian way, using realpolitik to get rid of her rivals in the Service and was soon on the way to the top..."THE PUBLIC WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO SLEEP IN THEIR BEDS AT NIGHT IF THEY KNEW WHAT"REALLY"GOES ON IN IRISH SOCIETY?

Fingleton authorised quick loan for Celia Larkin - The Irish Times - Sat, Mar 28, 2009

Fingleton authorised quick loan for Celia Larkin - The Irish Times - Sat, Mar 28, 2009: "The loan was provided to Ms Larkin without showing proof of her income, identification, current account statements or details of other loans she had drawn down. Mr Fingleton personally signed off on the loan and no documentation was received by the lender when Ms Larkin's loan was approved."?

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Let Harney loose on Seanie Fitz - Letters, Opinion - Independent.ie

Let Harney loose on Seanie Fitz - Letters, Opinion - Independent.ie: "Here, they are celebrated as heroes who 'beat' the system."WHEN"RIGHT"IS WRONG, AND"WRONG"IS RIGHT?

Paul Ward: A Kept Man

Paul Ward: A Kept Man: "“Long told me he already had a friend in the force”"?

The search of the Gallagher farm

The search of the Gallagher farm: "A Garda weapons search of an innocent farmer's land, which involved the Emergency Response Unit and the Army, "Put Him Out Of Business""THE REASONS PROJECT?

Was Guerin’s war on drugs in vain? - Life & Style - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Was Guerin’s war on drugs in vain? - Life & Style - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk: "A new serious-crime task force, made up largely of young gardai who have shown promise as detectives, was set up at Harcourt Square last year by Assistant Commissioner Martin Donnellan"?NOW RETIRED?

'CAB money should go to communities ravaged by drugs' - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie

'CAB money should go to communities ravaged by drugs' - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "The mother of slain journalist Veronica, says she is angry that the money collected by the Criminal Assets Bureau has not gone back to the communities ravaged by drugs."?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ComparativeConstitutions.org: Ireland

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ComparativeConstitutions.org: Ireland: "The Death of Socio-Economic Rights by Paul O'Connell:"?PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Paul O’Connell: School of Law: University of Leicester

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Paul O’Connell: School of Law: University of Leicester: "'Judicial role in the vindication of socio-economic rights,'THE RIGHT TO LIFE AND PROPER CARE?"

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: SSRN-The Human Right to Health and the Privatisation of Irish Health Care by Paul O'Connell

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: SSRN-The Human Right to Health and the Privatisation of Irish Health Care by Paul O'Connell: "This article considers the human rights implications of government moves to introduce greater "private for profit" involvement in the Irish health care system."?

ComparativeConstitutions.org: Ireland

ComparativeConstitutions.org: Ireland: "Ireland had already unsuccessfully challenged that Directive, passed under the first pillar (internal market) rather than the third (police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters), before the European Court of Justice (ECJ)(C-301/06 Ireland v. Council and European Parliament, Judgment of Feb 10, 2009)."THE REASONS PROJECT?

ComparativeConstitutions.org: New Socio-Economic Rights Book

ComparativeConstitutions.org: New Socio-Economic Rights Book: "It is set to have an impact
on debates about courts and socio-economic rights not only in South Africa, but "everywhere else" where
its topic has attracted interest.'"INCLUDING THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND?

Dublin Politics

Dublin Politics: "The term has also been used, especially in Ireland, to signify the corrupt abuse of power by using public resources for personal electoral gain."POLITICAL CLIENTELISM?

A woman in the way of a drug baron's ambitions - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie

A woman in the way of a drug baron's ambitions - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "The Lucan team quickly discovered that John Traynor had been an informant for someone high up in the gardai."?

Suspicion falls on big-league gambler - News - The Independent

Suspicion falls on big-league gambler - News - The Independent: "Earlier this month, a Dublin garage owner John Traynor won an injunction preventing the Sunday Independent from publishing a report based on Ms Guerin's investigations."CORRUPTION AND PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT?

Relatives of priest call for public inquiry into 1985 death - The Irish Times - Thu, Jul 08, 2010

Relatives of priest call for public inquiry into 1985 death - The Irish Times - Thu, Jul 08, 2010: "In the affidavit, he said that at one of their meetings she had produced a file “related to the circumstances of the death of a priest in the midlands”."THE"REAL"REASONS PROJECT?

Facebook | Justice for Fr. Niall Molloy - Unsolved Murder

Facebook Justice for Fr. Niall Molloy - Unsolved Murder: "Conor Lenihan praises the qualities of the Judge after his controversial handling of the case,"?THE REASONS PROJECT?

Cowen says ‘it is up to Callely’ to consider position | Irish Examiner

Cowen says ‘it is up to Callely’ to consider position Irish Examiner: "Meanwhile, Ógra Fianna Fáil has called on Mr Callely to resign immediately."?

Martin Luther King, Jr. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Martin Luther King, Jr. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "And I'm not a "communist". I'm a populist. I believe that blacks and "poor whites" should join to do something about the "big shots" who keep us divided.'"INEQUALITY IN WORKING-CLASS COMMUNITIES?

The Associated Press: UN: Vatican child rights report 13 years overdue

The Associated Press: UN: Vatican child rights report 13 years overdue: "Van Megen told the Geneva-based council that the church was 'very conscious of the seriousness of the problem' but insisted critics had "misrepresented" the situation."?

Friday, July 16, 2010

Public Inquiry · What’s new?

Public Inquiry · What’s new?: "Judge Kinlens previous report on prisons. this is to ask the "human rights commission" what is happening to the judges final report where he stated and accused "named officials" of criminal wrongdoing,he also said senior government and prison officials should face proceedings for criminal wrongdoing."THE REASONS PROJECT?

Public Inquiry · Who’s watching the watchers?

Public Inquiry · Who’s watching the watchers?: "In light of the present interest in the juvenile justice system would it be possible to find out how many juveniles were in portlaoise (adult prison)when brian lenihan senior was min,for justice from 1964\68,michael o morain 1968\70c,j,h,1961\64 june,how many under 16 were in st patricks instution,was this legal at that time,the watchers were peter berry,risteard mac conchradha,andrew ward,roger hayes,patrick a,terry,michael j,donnelly,john b,olden,paul murry,[michael mellet richard crowe dermot cole vincent mc pherson]governors st pats,kennedy,portlaoise kelly,mountjoy paddy byrne,paddy hayes,rooney,barry,mc fadden,frawley,neylon,foran,and the only decent person out of the whole rotten system was fr,denis bourke the oblate fathers inchicore,musent forget arthur broomfield and p,j,mc evoy they done their own thing,if the 1966 prison report wasent deleted the way it was instead hidden like all other abuses of that time ,michael mc dowell may not be in the trouble hes in today[take note cormac lucey]i dont really know yet where james kirby,stephen magner,des matthews frank dunne fits into all this secrecy,if stephen delaney is still around and i think he is he could probably throw some light on my queries"JUDGE DERMOT KINLEN'S FINAL REPORT?

Irish Youth Justice Service : Home

Irish Youth Justice Service : Home: "The Irish Youth Justice Service (IYJS) is an executive office of the Department of Justice and Law Reform with responsibility for leading and driving reform in the area of youth justice."?

Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse | Volume V - Chapter 2

Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse Volume V - Chapter 2: "June 1964, which stated:
Managers constantly bemoan the fact that there are insufficient committals to make their schools economical, and this they attribute to the abuse, by District Justice, of the Probation Act. Many Managers feel that the Department should use its position to do something about this. But the Minister could hardly be expected to do anything that could be construed as interfering with the Justiciary (sic) and there is no way to compel courts to resort to committal in preference to the Probation Act."JUNE 1964 SENT TO ST.PATRICKS INSTITUTION AT THE AGE OF 15 YEARS FOR A MONTH.THE REST IS HISTORY?BUT HAVE DONE MORE IN MY LIFETIME THAN THE STATE HAS DONE IN ITS LIFETIME TO COMBAT DISADVANTAGE IN WORKING-CLASS COMMUNITIES?MINISTER FOR JUSTICE IN 1964 CHARLIE HAUGHEY AND BRIAN LENIHAN?

Government Plan to Transfer St. Patricks' Children to New Prison | Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT)

Government Plan to Transfer St. Patricks' Children to New Prison Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT): "A spokesman for Minister for Justice Brian Lenihan confirmed that the new prison will admit young offenders. However, he insisted this would be done as an interim measure."

Public Inquiry · Be very afraid

Public Inquiry · Be very afraid: "What they have in Irish prisons today society deserves"?THE REASONS PROJECT?

RTÉ News: Dermot Ahern withdraws from GRA conference

RTÉ News: Dermot Ahern withdraws from GRA conference: "Gardaí came to the podium today and said they do not want to work as barmen, taxi drivers or nightclub bouncers after already doing a full day's work, but said they should have the choice."?

Public Inquiry · No simply answers in a corrupt system

Public Inquiry · No simply answers in a corrupt system: "I congratulate you on your insistence and devotion to exposing the corruption that infects almost every aspect of Irish life."?WHAT ARE THE"WATCHERS"DOING ABOUT IT?OR ARE THEY A PART OF THE PROBLEM?

Paddy Murray: Ireland, the world and beyond: The Sad Naked Greed of Ireland's Legislators

Paddy Murray: Ireland, the world and beyond: The Sad Naked Greed of Ireland's Legislators: "We have 166 TDs, Members of Parliament, men and women elected almost two years ago to represent us in the legislature"?THE TRIBUNALS SHOW WHO THEY"REALLY"REPRESENT?THE REASONS PROJECT?

Justice for Juveniles: Interview with Susan, an Advocate for Juvenile Offenders - Associated Content - associatedcontent.com

Justice for Juveniles: Interview with Susan, an Advocate for Juvenile Offenders - Associated Content - associatedcontent.com: "The case of Christopher Pittman, a 12-year-old boy from South Carolina who really got me involved with being a Juvenile Justice Advocate. Christopher killed his beloved grandparents in 2001 after being put on adult dosages of Zoloft, an antidepressant, which his supporters believe caused him to become Involuntarily Intoxicated, take his grandfather's rifle, and kill the 2 people he loved most in the world. South Carolina tried and sentenced this child as an adult to 30 years in prison."?

Issues Juveniles Face in Adult Prisons - Associated Content - associatedcontent.com

Issues Juveniles Face in Adult Prisons - Associated Content - associatedcontent.com: "Issues Juveniles Face in Adult Prisons"?

Israeli Prisons: Are Palestinian Children Abused? - TIME

Israeli Prisons: Are Palestinian Children Abused? - TIME: "'They accused me of throwing stones at them,'"?

An assault on democracy - Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News

An assault on democracy - Haaretz Daily Newspaper Israel News: "Democracy is far more than majority rule. For a society to be truly democratic, it must allow for freedom of expression and open deliberation of issues, as well as the liberty to organize - politically and in other areas of life. Civil-society organizations, for example, are essential tools for challenging the government and legislature in the media, courts and via public protest. Such checks and balances maintain the openness of a society and keep it democratic in spirit, not just on paper."?

Thursday, July 15, 2010

mannixflynnuncontained

mannixflynnuncontained: "Dublin City Councillors have a role to play in how the safety and the welfare of our children is managed and that this Council issue a statement of regret and apology to all those who were abused in residential institutions."?REGRETS AND APOLOGIES ARE NOT MUCH USE WITHOUT MEANINGFUL AND CONSTRUCTIVE ACTIONS?JUST LOOK AT THE HSE AND ALL THE OTHER INSTITUTIONS?

mannixflynnuncontained

mannixflynnuncontained: "The 'truth' is what 'they' all fear. The 'truth' is what they will hear cause we that speak it are free."?

CONNECT TO MY ANGELS: Slain criminal was prime suspect in gang murder - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie

CONNECT TO MY ANGELS: Slain criminal was prime suspect in gang murder - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "'During his three-year spell in the institution for not attending school, he 'suffered a horrific pattern of physical and sexual abuse', the court was told, and he began to abuse drugs, graduating from sleeping tablets onto heroin and crack cocaine.'WHAT A CONTRAST TO SO CALLED'WHITE-COLLAR'CRIMINALS?THE REASONS PROJECT(BONZO)"

Judges' allowances questioned -  Irish - MSN News

Judges' allowances questioned - Irish - MSN News: "The Dáil Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was examining the Courts Service expenditure when Fianna Fáil TD Brendan Kenneally said some extraordinary allowances were being paid to judges. He singled out two payments - a garage allowance and a sitting room allowance."?THE REASONS PROJECT?

Listen up: we need to protect whistle-blowers - The Irish Times - Sat, Jan 23, 2010

Listen up: we need to protect whistle-blowers - The Irish Times - Sat, Jan 23, 2010: "Yet, the "Company Law Review Group" completely dismissed the idea of giving legal protection to those who draw attention to wrongdoing within their companies."?VERY STRANGE?

Willie O'Dea will not face perjury case prosecution - The Irish Times - Fri, Jul 16, 2010

Willie O'Dea will not face perjury case prosecution - The Irish Times - Fri, Jul 16, 2010: "Speaking to The Irish Times from his constituency base in Limerick last night, Mr O’Dea said he had been informed by a senior Garda officer yesterday of the decision by the Director of Public Prosecutions that there was no criminal case to answer."HOPE THE "SOURCE"GAVE HIM THE RIGHT INFORMATION?

O’Dea blames gardaí for his mistake | Irish Examiner

O’Dea blames gardaí for his mistake Irish Examiner: "DEFENCE Minister Willie O’Dea has blamed the gardaí for supplying him with 'wrong' information that led to him defaming a Sinn Féin councillor and facing calls for his resignation from cabinet."?THE IRISH COURTS OF ROULETTE?

Economic Incentives: December 2009

Economic Incentives: December 2009: "The Financial Regulator's failure to ensure sound financial services providers has hurt consumers hard. They have suffered from negative equity on their homes, falling share prices, poorer returns on pension funds and the lack of availability of credit. The cost of bailing out the banking system has contributed to rising unemployment, wage and social welfare cuts and higher tax rates. Those negative effects have been only partially offset by lower mortgage rates, adjusted asset prices and higher deposit rates."THE NAME OF THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS, SHOULD BE CHANGED TO DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC ROULETTE?

Home - Westender - Brisbane's Oldest Independent, Online Newspaper. Latest Westend News, Sport, Weather, Arts and Reviews

Home - Westender - Brisbane's Oldest Independent, Online Newspaper. Latest Westend News, Sport, Weather, Arts and Reviews: "The result is ever greater levels of social inequality, as wealth is funnelled from the bottom to the top."?

Businessman told he will be returned to jail if truth not told in loan case - The Irish Times - Thu, Jun 03, 2010

Businessman told he will be returned to jail if truth not told in loan case - The Irish Times - Thu, Jun 03, 2010: "“Clearly he lied on oath to your lordship and his own affidavit proves it.”"SOUNDS FAMILIAR?

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: Artane- Prison? - Dublin.ie Forums

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/2009/05/artane-prison-dublinie-forums.html: "Justice In Ireland Was Abandoned for Self Interests."THE REASONS PROJECT?

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: Deaf Forum > Horrors Of St Joseph's School For The Deaf Irel

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/2009/05/deaf-forum-horrors-of-st-joseph-school.html: "AFTER TODAYS RYAN REPORT IS THE ISSUE FINISHED OR ONLY STARTING?I WONDER IF FINIAN MC GRATH KNOWS AS HE ONCE BROUGHT IT UP IN DAILEIREANN.A VOICE FOR THE VOICELESS?"

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: Dolphin House - Page 2 - Dublin.ie Forums

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/2009/05/dolphin-house-page-2-dublinie-forums.html: "ARE THE WORKING-CLASS "TRULY" REPRESENTED IN DAIL EIREANN?A LOOK AT ALL THE TRIBUNALS WILL ANSWER THAT."THE REASONS PROJECT?

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: http://EncourageChange.blogspot.com

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/2009/08/httpencouragechangeblogspotcom.html: "ITS A CLASS ISSUE AS FAR AS IM CONCERNED."

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: Welcome to my Website: Ireland, Ahern, Corruption

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/2009/08/welcome-to-my-website-ireland-ahern.html: "'A report by the Council of Europe’s anti-corruption body also concluded there was a danger of political influence being exerted on the gardai and the Director of Public Prosecution in politically sensitive corruption issues'DR.KAREN LOONEY IS A CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST SHE DONE A RESEARCH PAPER'FATHERS IN PRISON'.BUT WHAT INTRESTS ME MORE IS THE PUBLICS RIGHT TO BE INFORMED,MORE SO IN A WORLD WHERE SELF INTEREST RATHER THAN PUBLIC INTEREST PREVAILS."THE REASONS PROJECT?

Wife took over full ownership of Callely home - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie

Wife took over full ownership of Callely home - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "But experts say there will be no additional financial benefit to either Mr Callely or his wife as a result of the ownership change if it is sold."EXPERTS?THIS IS INTERESTING,WHY THEN ARE ALL THE BIG BOYS SIGNING THEIR PROPERTY"OVER" TO THEIR WIVES?WHILE THE SOCIAL WELFARE(MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS)BILL 2010,IS BEEN REFERRED BY THE"DAIL"TO THE JOINT OIREACHTAS COMMITTEE ON "SOCIAL AND FAMILY AFFAIRS"ON ONE FAMILY PARENTS?

Ombudsman calls for Nama to be covered by FOI Act - The Irish Times - Thu, Jul 15, 2010

Ombudsman calls for Nama to be covered by FOI Act - The Irish Times - Thu, Jul 15, 2010: "“I was listening to [Minister for Enterprise] Batt O’Keeffe on the radio this week and the fact that "he wouldn’t answer questions" as to whether he trusts the banks underlines the case for a greater enablement of the public to know what is going on,” she said"

RTÉ News: Call for garda probe of Callely expenses

RTÉ News: Call for garda probe of Callely expenses: "Call for garda probe of Callely expenses"THE REASONS PROJECT?

You shouldn’t count on all things being equal using The Spirit Level | Irish Examiner

You shouldn’t count on all things being equal using The Spirit Level Irish Examiner: "Arguments about inequality are at the very heart of political debate. Vincent Browne, who is another Spirit Level disciple, is basically right: Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael do not want radically to change Irish society, no matter how much they talk about 'change'."I QUOTE A LETTER HERE WRITTEN BY DAVID GARVEY BUTTERVANT CO CORK IN TODAYS IRISH DAILY MAIL(15/7/2010)"GANGSTER GOVERNMENT"WE'RE LIVING IN A GANGSTER CULTURE WHICH STARTS AT THE VERY TOP-IN GOVERNMENT.EVERYTHING IT TOUCHES IS TAINTED .THE GARDI ARE EMPLOYED AND PAID FOR BY GOVERNMENT,YET THE OUTGOING PRESIDENT OF THE GARDA REPRESENTATIVE ASSOCIATION ACCUSED THE GOVERNMENT OF BEING CORRUPT.AND THE NEW GRA PRESIDENT CONCURRED.THIS GOVERNMENT SHOULD BE DISSOLVED BY THE PRESIDENT-ITS LEAVE OF ABSENCE FOR THREE MONTHS PROVES THAT WE DO NOT NEED ITS MEMBERS.THE COUNTRY WILL ROLL ON HAPPILY WITHOUT THEM.IF WE GET DESPRATE I AM SURE WE COULD FIND SOMEONE TO TAKE THE GOVERNMENT JET TO THE SUPERBOWL.I KNOW IT WILL BE TOUGH IN THESE DESPRATE TIMES,BUT WE MUST BE RESOURCEFUL.PREHAPS WE CAN ADVERTISE FOR VOLUNTEERS?THE WORDS 'OURS IS NOT TO REASON WHY,OURS IS BUT TO DO OR DIE'COME TO MIND.WE MUST DO OUR BEST TO GET THIS COUNTRY BACK ON ITS FEET.WE NOW HAVE THREE MONTHS IN WHICH TO DO IT BEFORE THE GOVERNMENT GETS BACK TO FEED US WITH MORE "PROPAGANDA"AND SINK US DEEPER IN THE MIRE.THE GANGASTERS ON THE STREETS ARE THERE BECAUSE THEY WANT A PIECE OF THE PIE."THEY ARE SIMPLY FOLLOWING THE"EXAMPLE"SET BY THEIR POLITICALLY CORRUPT GOVERNMENT.GIVEN THE PROFOUND STATMENTS BY THE GRA PRESIDENTS ,WHY ARE THE GARDI NOT ARRESTING THESE CORRUPT GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS?UNQUOTE. WOULD YOU ARREST THE PEOPLE THATS PAYING YOU YOUR WAGES???????

Ombudsman condemns HSE actions - The Irish Times - Thu, Jul 15, 2010

Ombudsman condemns HSE actions - The Irish Times - Thu, Jul 15, 2010: "The ombudsman said the decision of the executive to begin court proceedings against her office to prevent publication of the report was 'a frustrating, wasteful, dispiriting and, ultimately, useless process' that had led to significant public expenditure."?

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Dr. Bill Tormey » Justine McCarthy – devastating commentary

Dr. Bill Tormey » Justine McCarthy – devastating commentary: "The chances of the DPP sanctioning prosecutions would have ranged from slim to nil"THE REASONS PROJECT?

Criminal Justice Archive - Human Rights in Ireland

Criminal Justice Archive - Human Rights in Ireland: "It is the level of equality in society that is most closely connected to criminal behaviour rather than wealth per se;"?
"The problem, as I see it, is to convert this sense of injustice into an enforceable legal right."

Justice for Fr Niall

Justice for Fr Niall: "Whose name is being protected by the Irish Justice System ?"OR INSTITUTION?

Letter to Registrar Kevin Bresnan

Letter to Registrar Kevin Bresnan: "I had my Notice of Motion stamped and my Affidavit sworn and ready for filing, I was hindered, obstructed, misled and denied access to having my papers lodged, filed and heard by many officers of the Courts whose names I do not wish to expose at this time but who are serial offenders in the eyes of "lay litigants".?

The high price of challenging political, business and religious power

The high price of challenging political, business and religious power: "The brand(legal corruption) and the leadership cannot be endangered at all costs and even people of probity turn against the whistleblower, as he or she is seen as endangering the livelihoods of everyone else."NOW WE KNOW?

Gavin's Blog

Gavin's Blog: "These are historically important transcripts containing the sworn evidence of former Taoisigh including Charles Haughey and Bertie Ahern, as well as other former senior ministers, civil servants and businessmen, all in relation to extremely serious issues of public concern. Indeed when a Tribunal is established it is invariably included in the Terms of Reference that it concerns “definite matters of urgent public importance”."?

Public Inquiry · Who’s watching the watchers?

Public Inquiry · Who’s watching the watchers?: "Look at what happened to Janette Byrne when she wrote of her "personal experiences" in her book(if it were just cancer)she hadent committed any crime ,but because of the way her mother was treated ,she said”it is frightening to think that you have to "keep quiet" or face the possibility of being "punished" in some way for telling people about your lifes "true" experiences”?"THE REASONS PROJECT?

Public Inquiry · Unanswered questions

Public Inquiry · Unanswered questions: "To quote judge desmond windle in 1999 who said i will not do things on a nod and wink basis,its been going on far too long in law,politics,EVERYTHING"?

Public Inquiry · Who’s watching the watchers?

Public Inquiry · Who’s watching the watchers?: "I read an article once by prof.John Dillon(trinity college) who said special interest groups would thwart any national debate on serious crime that might focus on "their inadequacies"?It would be interesting to hear auxl.archbishop eamonn walsh view on that?.however mr.dillon made a lot of suggestions in his article which i repeat here.there should be as wide a spectrum of organisations and interests as possible,not just lawyers prison staff police {but social workers prisoners rights organisations drug addicts anyone at all "who has experience" of the problems but also a persons point of view.all the dimensions of the causes and cures needs to be brought into the open.{now heres the serious bit}the fact that powerful forces intimately concerned with these problems do not at all want any general discussion of these issues,as any such discussion would inevitably focus on their inadequacies.i refer of course to the dept.of justice senior echelons of garda siochana the legal profession {all of whom i have personally been writing about since 1964}"THE REASONS PROJECT?

Paul O’Connell: School of Law: University of Leicester

Paul O’Connell: School of Law: University of Leicester: "Anxious Scrutiny in the Irish Courts: Too Little, Too Late?’"CRIME AND ITS"TRUE"CAUSES?

Irish Abuse and Corruption ; Finfacts Ireland

Irish Abuse and Corruption ; Finfacts Ireland: "Can you imagine the son or the daughter of a resident of Fitzwilliam Square being brought down to Morgan Place and sent from there to an industrial school because he stole 5/- (32 cent) worth of grapes? The Ceann Comhairle (Speaker) intervened: ‘It is very well to demur at the removal of those children from their parents' control, but in so demurring is the Deputy not criticising judicial decisions?"THAT WAS THE PROBLEM THE"FEAR"TO CRITICISE THE RULING ELITE?THE IRISH "BLIND"EYE SYNDROME?IS IT ANY WONDER THERE ARE SO MANY EXPENSIVE TRIBUNALS TODAY?

it maybe the greatest document in history - constitution Discussion Forum

it maybe the greatest document in history - constitution Discussion Forum: "It is the form of government, delineated [*set forth in detail] by the mighty hand of the people, in which certain first principles of fundamental laws are established. The constitution is certain and fixed, it contains the permanent will of the people, and is the supreme law of the land, it is paramount to the power of the legislature, and can be revoked or altered only by the authority [*'the people'] that made it."ABOUT TIME IRELAND HAD A SIMILAR FORUM?

CONNECT TO MY ANGELS: Public Inquiry · Call to reform defective state

CONNECT TO MY ANGELS: Public Inquiry · Call to reform defective state: "'Letter to the Cork Examiner in (I think) 1991.THE TRANSPARENCY RESOURCE AND ADVICE CENTRE.
Sir,'"

Facebook | Padd O'connell

Facebook Padd O'connell: "ONE LAW FOR THE RICH AND WELL CONNECTED?STRESS LAW FOR THE ORDINARY JOE SOAP."

Prison Visits by Appointment - www.lawsociety.ie

Prison Visits by Appointment - www.lawsociety.ie: "The Irish Prisons Service has advised of the introduction of new arrangements for prison visits which will apply to all visitors, including those attending on professional visits.
Under the new system, persons visiting prisoners will be required to make an appointment in advance. A designated telephone number for each prison will be in operation in order to book appointments.
Visitors will be asked to provide photographic identification on each visit, which will be used to confirm the date of birth given when booking the visit. Visitors must also provide specific personal details including name, address, date of birth, prisoner being visited, nature of visitor/prisoner relationship. All details will be recorded on an electronic database."THE REASONS PROJECT?

It's About You - Postcard - Ivana

It's About You - Postcard - Ivana: "For me, equality and human rights mean a society where nobody is subjected to discrimination and where positive measures are provided to accommodate diversity and achieve substantive equality."

It's About You - Postcard - padd o connell

It's About You - Postcard - padd o connell: "For me, equality and human rights mean valuing my identity."NO IRISH CHILD SHOULD BE ALLOWED BECOME A"STATISTIC"IN THEIR OWN COUNTRY.

It's About You - Postcard - Emma-Jane Morrissey

It's About You - Postcard - Emma-Jane Morrissey: "For me, equality and human rights mean a fair chance in life, starting from birth. ."

IPRT disappointed at 'Slopping Out' decision | Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT)

IPRT disappointed at 'Slopping Out' decision Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT): "In his judgment, Judge McMenamin refers to a number of cases before the European Court of Human Rights and one case from the Scottish courts where the combination of slopping out and prison overcrowding led to findings of inhuman and degrading treatment."

Callely in anti-corruption drive - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie

Callely in anti-corruption drive - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "EMBATTLED senator Ivor Callely was involved in drawing up a report on combating corruption for an international organisation last week."APRIL FOOL?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Public Inquiry · Criminal prosecution? Depends on who you are

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Public Inquiry · Criminal prosecution? Depends on who you are: "'Aaaahhhh,The true causes of crime could be riseing to the surface?'"THE REASONS PROJECT?

Another generation of vulnerable children being failed by State - The Irish Times - Tue, Jul 13, 2010

Another generation of vulnerable children being failed by State - The Irish Times - Tue, Jul 13, 2010: "The State failed to protect children in the past and passed on responsibility to religious orders, many of whom failed badly in their duty of care as documented by the Ryan report. How much longer are we going to tolerate yet another generation of vulnerable children being failed by the State?"THEY ARE JUST MERE"STATISTICS"AND PRISON FODDER?

The World Economic Crisis, the Failure of Capitalism and the Case for Socialism

The World Economic Crisis, the Failure of Capitalism and the Case for Socialism: "Her total capitulation to the multinational mining giants makes clear where political power really lies"SOUNDS VERY IRISH TO ME?

US police need proper training in mental health | SE Smith | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk

US police need proper training in mental health SE Smith Comment is free guardian.co.uk: "In New York in April 2009, Indhira Reyes contacted a social worker to request an ambulance for her brother Gamalier Reyes. Gamalier, who has bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, was 'unusually disturbed' and Indhira was concerned for his safety. Eight NYPD officers responded and, according to the Reyes family, they proceeded to beat Gamalier so badly that he required reconstructive surgery for a skull fracture. Police claim that he was violent and needed to be subdued."

Maman Poulet » Ivor Callely and the €50 Cheque affrontery

Maman Poulet » Ivor Callely and the €50 Cheque affrontery: "1938 legislation and near 30 year old advice from the Attorney"?THE REASONS PROJECT?

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Paul O’Connell: School of Law: University of Leicester

Paul O’Connell: School of Law: University of Leicester: "‘Not Seeing the Forest for the Trees: A Reply to Rhoda Howard-Hassmann’ (2009) 9(1) Human Rights Law Review 135."

Public Inquiry · Examining corruption in Ireland

Public Inquiry · Examining corruption in Ireland: "The most serious (and welcome) incident in this process happened yesterday at the annual conference of the Garda Representative Association when the president of the GRA, Michael Boyce, circulated a speech strongly criticising the Government, Fianna Fail and the Minister for Justice.
I do not believe I am exaggerating when I say that the speech is on a par with the Proclamation of the Republic in 1916."?IN "GOD"WE TRUST?

Fr. Niall Molloy...Priest's death ......Cover up

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Reflection by Bishop Brian Farrell for the inauguration of the Week of Prayer in Ireland

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Reflection by Bishop Brian Farrell for the inauguration of the Week of Prayer in Ireland: "'The deaf and dumb man of St Mark's Gospel stands for all of us, individually and collectively. As in the case of the man who could neither hear nor speak, if the Lord loosens our tongues, our ability to understand and to speak out, "in truth and honesty", would surely be a blessing for our society.'TWO YEARS AND SEVEN MONTHS?AND THIS IS ONLY ONE OF MANY SERIOUS ISSUES?IS IT ANY WONDER THE 'COUNTRY' AND 'WORLD'IS THE WAY IT IS?"

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Public Inquiry · Examining corruption in Ireland

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Public Inquiry · Examining corruption in Ireland: "'That system is specifically designed to protect white collar criminals, including politicians, from being made accountable'"THEY ARE NOT THE ONLY TYPE OF CRIMINALS BEEN PROTECTED BY IRELANDS TYPE OF POLITICS?

Justice For The Forgotten

Justice For The Forgotten: "There was no national day of mourning as there had been for Bloody Sunday."?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Paul O’Connell: School of Law: University of Leicester

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Paul O’Connell: School of Law: University of Leicester: "'Ireland’s leading Public Interest Law Organisation'THE DESPAIR OF SILENCE AND THE PUBLICS 'RIGHT' TO KNOW?"

Logan seeks children's referendum - The Irish Times - Tue, Jul 13, 2010

Logan seeks children's referendum - The Irish Times - Tue, Jul 13, 2010: "These reports revealed that it is easier to violate the rights of people who are not socially powerful, something that continues to this day"?THE REASONS PROJECT?CRIME AND ITS"TRUE"CAUSES?

allAfrica.com: South Africa: Stigma Still Rife in Mental Health

allAfrica.com: South Africa: Stigma Still Rife in Mental Health: "Discrimination against people with mental disorders makes it difficult to reintegrate them into society."?

Fresh Air Interview: Psychiatrist Daniel Carlat - 'A Psychiatrist's Prescription For His Profession' : NPR

Fresh Air Interview: Psychiatrist Daniel Carlat - 'A Psychiatrist's Prescription For His Profession' : NPR: "The income differential is a powerful incentive to drop therapy from our repertoire of skills, and psychiatrists have generally followed the money."?

Monday, July 12, 2010

Jehovah’s Witnesses focus on needs of deaf - AllDeaf.com

Jehovah’s Witnesses focus on needs of deaf - AllDeaf.com: "Jehovah’s Witnesses focus on needs of deaf"

ENCOURAGECHANGE.

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: "Mission Statement'READ MY LIPS,THERE IS NO 'PROACTIVE ADVOCACY' FOR CERTAIN PROFOUNDLY DEAF PEOPLE IN IRELAND?"THE REASONS PROJECT?JUSTICE DELAYED IS JUSTICE DENIED?

Deaforward Advocacy Issues « Oconnellpadd13's Blog

Deaforward Advocacy Issues « Oconnellpadd13's Blog: "Issues: “Many Deaf people live in areas of "social exclusion", poverty and most of them are "oppressed by society".”?HOW VERY TRUE"

We Are Change: Ireland - Who We Are

We Are Change: Ireland - Who We Are: "Our goal is to educate the public, particularly the people of Ireland, on issues that are generally not covered by the mainstream media"

Retired garda sues tribunal - Times Online

Retired garda sues tribunal - Times Online: "The retired detective inspector claims he was fired after Smithwick expressed concerns about his friendship with Jim O’Callaghan, a barrister who is acting for Owen Corrigan, another retired garda. It is claimed a journalist from Phoenix magazine drew Smithwick’s attention to the association between the men."THE REASONS PROJECT?

Public Inquiry · Special arrangements for special people

Public Inquiry · Special arrangements for special people: "For reasons best known to himself the "DPP" has decided not to initiate criminal charges against Lynn"AND A LOT OF OTHERS LIKE HIM?THE REASONS PROJECT?

'Omerta' from the Drumcondra Mafia is deafening: ThePost.ie

'Omerta' from the Drumcondra Mafia is deafening: ThePost.ie: "The tribunal is also examining invoices apparently sent by Berraway to Dunlop's public relations firm."THE REASONS PROJECT?

Could Ireland provide the answer to developer worries? - Cyprus Mail

Could Ireland provide the answer to developer worries? - Cyprus Mail: "‘The Abuse Of Power For Private Gain’,"?

Debates - ESI

Debates - ESI: "The most striking aspect of the anti-corruption measures was that they did nothing to address the impunity enjoyed by corrupt senior officials"?

David McWilliams … and the vindication of his impure capitalism - Village Magazine

David McWilliams … and the vindication of his impure capitalism - Village Magazine: "I was almost "completely" on my own"

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Overcoming Bias : Family Vs. Community

Overcoming Bias : Family Vs. Community: "Marriages That Threaten The "Interests" Of The Lawmakers."?

Garda authorities and their affiliation to mother Church played a key role in case - National News, Frontpage - Herald.ie

Garda authorities and their affiliation to mother Church played a key role in case - National News, Frontpage - Herald.ie: "All were appalled at the action of their own authorities who they felt had stymied the investigation."

Court orders disclosure of Nevin files | BreakingNews.ie

Court orders disclosure of Nevin files BreakingNews.ie: "In April 2000"?

Nevin trial witness files to be disclosed - The Irish Times - Mon, Jul 05, 2010

Nevin trial witness files to be disclosed - The Irish Times - Mon, Jul 05, 2010: "Lawyers for Nevin also argue that a “newly discovered fact” of “crucial” importance was the evidence of Philip Tobin who gave a sworn affadavit that he was asked to provide Brian Capper, an associate of Mr Heapes with an alibi on the night Tom Nevin was murdered."?

Garda file sought by Nevin is worthless, court told - The Irish Times - Wed, Mar 24, 2010

Garda file sought by Nevin is worthless, court told - The Irish Times - Wed, Mar 24, 2010: "He said he also wished to call an assistant secretary at the office of the Taoiseach, in relation to documents sought in connection to the 1974 Dublin and Monaghan bombings, and a member of the Garda."THE REASONS PROJECT?

Public Inquiry · Year 2000: Corruption is rampant. Year 2010: No change

Public Inquiry · Year 2000: Corruption is rampant. Year 2010: No change: "“We must be conscious of the external perceptions of the many enquiries, tribunals and parliamentary committees which have become a permanent feature of our landscape in recent years”, he told the attendance at the institutes Cork regional annual dinner."LUCKY HE DIDENT CHOKE ON HIS DINNER?THE REASONS PROJECT?

The Crown Prosecution Service Publications : Documents published by the CPS

The Crown Prosecution Service Publications : Documents published by the CPS: "The Crown Prosecution Service(CPS) routinely publishes information about us, our spending, our priorities, "our decisions", our policies and procedures, information in lists and registers, and about our services. This section helps you to find that information."THE REASONS PROJECT?