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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

IPRT welcomes more robust enforcement role for Inspector of Prisons | Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT)

IPRT welcomes more robust enforcement role for Inspector of Prisons Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT): "“This process of bringing the system up to standard will also require the backing of Government for strengthening the Inspector’s office – a commitment already contained in the Programme for Government"?

Public Inquiry · Seanad Eireann: Dead as a dodo

Public Inquiry · Seanad Eireann: Dead as a dodo: "Senator Barrett, with flags flying and guns blazing, is not only going to take on the indolence, arrogance and incompetence of Seanad Eireann but he’s also going to put the frighteners on the entire ruling elite who have so successfully protected the corrupt traitors responsible for impoverishing the people of Ireland."?

Public Inquiry · Celtic Tiger to follow the Asian Miracle?

Public Inquiry · Celtic Tiger to follow the Asian Miracle?: "The bill was, ultimately, placed on the shoulders of ordinary and mostly poor taxpayers"?

Best of Both Worlds

Best of Both Worlds: "“The governing class have been almost entirely deprived of political power and to a very large extent of their property and estates; and this has been accomplished almost imperceptibly and without the loss of a single life.”"?

Public Inquiry · Who’s watching the watchers?

Public Inquiry · Who’s watching the watchers?: "Then you have a former cabinet minister (LIZ O DONNELL)who has just discovered that irelands wealth can deliver social justice?she lets her readers know that over 10 years ago she visited mountjoy as part of a delegation.where she seen a young prisoner lying on a cell floor,wrapped in a blanket and crying like a baby.when she enquired about him ,she was told he was an addict in solitary for his own protection?”BUT AS A TD SHE WAS ASHAMED”(I SUPPOSE THATS WHY SHE WAS MADE SPOKESPERSON ON JUSTICE)?

The secret war over Diarmuid Gavin¿s ¿2.5m winning Chelsea Flower Show garden | Mail Online

The secret war over Diarmuid Gavin¿s ¿2.5m winning Chelsea Flower Show garden Mail Online: "Miss O’Donnell went to Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney, a Cork TD. Then Transport Minister Leo Varadkar also intervened – and the council finally released the cash."?

Monday, May 30, 2011

ENCOURAGECHANGE.

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: "'I SUPPOSE IN THIS WORLD IF YOU WANT AN EASY LIFE(THAT INCLUDES YOUR FAMILY AND EXTENDED FAMILY)YOU HAVE TO LICK ARSE,OR AS TERRY MC GEEHAN PUT IT, ABOUT MICHAEL NOONAN,'THE USUAL ,OLD FAWNING ATTITUDE,EASY AS SHE GOES,SOFTLY SOFTLY,"DONT ROCK THE BOAT".ETC ETC.?AT THE EXPENSE OF COURSE OF OTHER HUMAN BEINGS?'"

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Public Inquiry · Who’s watching the watchers?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Public Inquiry · Who’s watching the watchers?: The”system”a system that judge kinlen said thrives on a mindset of obsession with power,control and secrecy.judge kinlen was not afraid to ruffle feathers in cosy high places"?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Public Inquiry · Who’s watching the watchers?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Public Inquiry · Who’s watching the watchers?: The”system”a system that judge kinlen said thrives on a mindset of obsession with power,control and secrecy.judge kinlen was not afraid to ruffle feathers in cosy high places"?

Commission » About us » Irish Human Rights Commission

Commission » About us » Irish Human Rights Commission: "Promoting understanding of the needs of the outsider in our society and seeking practical ways to help combat social exclusion."?

Mary Raftery, Christian Brothers, Irish Times Controversy, Brother Edmund Garvey

Mary Raftery, Christian Brothers, Irish Times Controversy, Brother Edmund Garvey: "Uppermost in the minds of the committee will doubtless be the fact that the government knew nothing of the evidence of child sexual abuse in the Christian Brothers' files when it concluded the notorious deal. Meanwhile, of course, the Brothers laugh all the way to the bank."?

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: Gilder Lehrman Center: Sources: A conversation with six De L

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/2009/05/gilder-lehrman-center-sources.html: "But i hope that not the end of this issue,on behalf of working class children[who could not read or write at that time]i would like to know the following.how many judges,politicians,gardi,priests,etc got their education from the christian brothers?How many ex-brothers became judges,politicians etc,how many ex-brothers became barristers,solicitors etc,how many ex-brothers became prison officers,civil servants,how many of them worked in the legal system,dept of justice,dpp's office etc.how many of the know nothing party are in the inner circle of legal advocates who give legal advice to the reglious legal advisory commission?It is questions and necessary answers like this that would be the TRUE reasons judge ryan bowed to the enormous pressure[talked about] to continue the culture of secrecy in irish authority.The second part of this post was meant for a different topic'Sean Mc Carthy stated I believe the state would have "CRUSHED" us[his wife]if i hadent the financial "POWER" to fight back?And that my dear readers says it all."?THE"REAL"REASONS PROJECT?

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: Gilder Lehrman Center: Sources: A conversation with six De L

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/2009/05/gilder-lehrman-center-sources.html: "Did They Both Conspire To Use The Alleged Crimes Of Children As A Form Of Social Control?To Quote Susan O'Keeffe'many of the abused were poor without influence or who were not connected to the so-called pillars of the community,priests,politicians,gardi,[the three p's,my quote]they could complain but nobody listened"?

Former Education Ministers 'not made aware' of abuse

Former Education Ministers 'not made aware' of abuse: "But its the rich and powerful against the poor who do you think will get justice."?YOU ONLY GET THE"SO-CALLED"JUSTICE YOU CAN AFFORD?

Former Education Ministers 'not made aware' of abuse

Former Education Ministers 'not made aware' of abuse: "Three former education ministers who were in office while some of the worst abuses documented in the Ryan commission report were taking place, cannot recall being informed by their officials of what was going on."?

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2009-05-29T12%3A51%3A00-07%3A00&max-results=7: "'BREACH OF CONFIDENTIALITY'"?

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2009-06-17T10%3A34%3A00-07%3A00&max-results=7: "HOW REGLIOUS COULD IT'APPEARS'DICTATE TO GARDA COMMISSIONERS AS TO HOW TO GO ABOUT INVESTIGATING COMPLAINTS OF ABUSE,IS IT NOT NOW TIME FOR THE GARDI TO HAND OVER 'ALL'THEIR FILES ON COMPLAINTS OF ABUSE OVER MANY YEARS?AS MARY RAFFERTY SAID THE SETUP OF 'POWER STRUCTURES'WAS SOMETHING ELSE"?

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2009-07-12T13%3A59%3A00-07%3A00&max-results=7: "Judges knew, lawyers knew, teachers knew, civil servants knew childcare workers knew, Gardai knew. Not to know was not an option.'THE THREE MONKEYS SYNDROME"

Mary Raftery, Christian Brothers, Irish Times Controversy, Brother Edmund Garvey

Mary Raftery, Christian Brothers, Irish Times Controversy, Brother Edmund Garvey: "It is now clear that what has happened in some of these investigations is nothing short of a scandal. Take Artane, for instance. The gardaí took well over 500 statements alleging child abuse against more than 150 Brothers. Around half of these Brothers are still alive. Eventually, after painstaking investigation by a large team of full-time gardaí, files on up to 40 current and former brothers were sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions with recommendations that charges be brought.
And the outcome of probably the largest child sex abuse investigation ever in the history of the State? One single solitary charge, brought back in 1999 during the earliest stages of the operation, and which has yet to come to trial. Only a few months ago, the DPP made his final decision that there would be no further charges laid against any brother in Artane. This is despite the fact that in some cases, Brothers had actually admitted during the investigation that they had sexually abused boys. Needless to say, neither gardaí nor the DPP were aware of the existence of records detailing no fewer than 11 internal trials of Brothers in Artane for child sexual abuse."?KEEP DIGGING?

No charges two years after Ryan report into child abuse - The Irish Times - Mon, May 30, 2011

No charges two years after Ryan report into child abuse - The Irish Times - Mon, May 30, 2011: "No information is provided in the Government’s submission to the UN on why no prosecutions have so far been sought in relation to the files sent to the DPP. But the submission says a further five files will shortly be forwarded by the gardaí to the DPP"?

State defends response to Ryan report - The Irish Times - Tue, May 24, 2011

State defends response to Ryan report - The Irish Times - Tue, May 24, 2011: "The independence of the Garda Ombudsman’s office and the administration of drugs to people with mental illnesses"?

Prisons’ Inspector criticises procedures for investigating prisoner deaths · TheJournal

Prisons’ Inspector criticises procedures for investigating prisoner deaths · TheJournal: "THE INSPECTOR OF PRISONS has severely criticised prison overcrowding, the practice of slopping-out and the detention of juveniles alongside adults in his"?

Public Inquiry · The truth about Terry Prone

Public Inquiry · The truth about Terry Prone: "Irish Examiner, Terry Prone decried the patients and others who phone Joe Duffy to describe their experiences of the health service – and ridiculed Mr Duffy, his listeners and his programme for enabling such public expressions of despair and concern."?

chicanofuturet (05/11): i>”A spectre i... — BackType

chicanofuturet (05/11): i>”A spectre i... — BackType: "We see more and more Europeans,especially the young generation,”fed up” “unhappy” “angry” with the status quo,neoliberal IMF World Bank austerity programs which are incrementally decimating their standard of living,saddling them with paying the debt of Euro financial oligarchy corruption,decimating hard fought democratic gains made by the European proletariat."?

New senator wants his job abolished after first day at work | Irish News | IrishCentral

New senator wants his job abolished after first day at work Irish News IrishCentral: "“Senators spent most of their time talking either about themselves or their local parish pump issues. It was a total mess of back-slapping, wind-baggery and hot air"?

The political uses of monarchy — Crooked Timber

The political uses of monarchy — Crooked Timber: "The almost total abolition of "heredity" in the House of Lords, a new Supreme Court, and a Human Rights Act giving full effect to the European Convention on Human Rights."?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: One Morning in Trust » befriending, social and health service » Trust Ireland

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: One Morning in Trust » befriending, social and health service » Trust Ireland: "They get rare opportunities to speak their minds'?"

Abbey Theatre - Amharclann na Mainistreach

Abbey Theatre - Amharclann na Mainistreach: "Vanessa O’Connell will present the character ‘A’ (played by Andrea Irvine), Amanda Coogan ‘B’ (Kate Brennan), and Darren Byrne will interpret Karl Shiels as ‘C’ in this exhilarating production. This style of one-on-one character interpretation is a first at the Abbey Theatre. It represents an exciting development in the sign language interpretation of theatre and performance, allowing the interpreters to be true to the actors onstage as well as to the words of the playwright. Certainly O’Rowe, who has also written screenplays for the hit Irish films Intermission and Boy A, has a unique and vivid manner of storytelling that lends itself perfectly to this format. His gripping tale of singing serial killers, avenging angels and lovesick demons promises to leave audiences clinging to the edge of their seats."?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Oconnellpadd13's Blog

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Oconnellpadd13's Blog: "'“.”ADVANCING THE LINGUISTIC RIGHTS OF THE IRISH DEAF COMMUNITY,BY PAUL O CONNELL.(THE DESPAIR OF SILENCE)BY B.O’CONNELL?”'"

Search Results justice delayed is justice denied « Oconnellpadd13's Blog

Search Results justice delayed is justice denied « Oconnellpadd13's Blog: "“Statement’READ MY LIPS,THERE IS NO ‘PROACTIVE ADVOCACY’ FOR CERTAIN PROFOUNDLY DEAF PEOPLE IN IRELAND?’THE REASONS PROJECT?JUSTICE DELAYED IS JUSTICE DENIED?”NOW MARCH 2011?’FROM 2003 to 2011?DISMAYED?”"

Oconnellpadd13's Blog

Oconnellpadd13's Blog: "“Degrading Treatment in Ireland”?JUSTICE FOR THE FORGOTTEN,JUSTICE FOR THE IGNORED,JUSTICE FOR THE EXCLUDED AND MARGINALISED,JUSTICE FOR THE HOMELESS,JUSTICE FOR THOSE WHO DONT FIT IN TO IRISH SOCIETY.?"

Oconnellpadd13's Blog

Oconnellpadd13's Blog: "“‘Until today, ‘this story has remained a secret’. Some fear it is just the tip of something much uglier and that the abuse of deaf children across the country is far more widespread.’?”"

Disadvantages of Public Inquiry Cost Secrecy Effectiveness - PublicInquiries.org

Disadvantages of Public Inquiry Cost Secrecy Effectiveness - PublicInquiries.org: "However, there comes a point where the proportion of secret material is so great that the phrase 'public' inquiry would simply not be apt to describe the process."?

Public Inquiry · Unanswered questions

Public Inquiry · Unanswered questions: "I always knew it but now i am convinced more than ever that ireland is run on the “enron”principle,take john purcell comptroller and auditor general, when asked by a visiting foreign official,how many people are in jail as a result of your investigations?his answer “in many cases the public berating of people involved in controversies is punishment enough.”?THE GREY HAIRED MEN?

Who killed Veronica Guerin?

Who killed Veronica Guerin?: "Some in the gardai wanted him charged with conspiracy to murder but he was dismissed from his job on a minor charge with no criminal action taken, as long as he agreed to go
quietly. "To protect the reputation of the Force."?

CRY BABY COP; Crooked garda bursts into tears when he arrives to start six-month sentence at Mountjoy Prison. - Free Online Library

CRY BABY COP; Crooked garda bursts into tears when he arrives to start six-month sentence at Mountjoy Prison. - Free Online Library: "But the DPP - "Said that was too lenient and appealed", resulting in the jail term."?THE"REAL"REASONS PROJECT?

Irish Politics, Current Affairs and Magazine Archive - Politico.ie | Strong forces in Church resisting the truth on child abuse

Irish Politics, Current Affairs and Magazine Archive - Politico.ie Strong forces in Church resisting the truth on child abuse: "Below is the complete text of Archbishop Diarmuid Martin's address to the Order of the Knights of Saint Columbanus on the future of the Catholic Church in Ireland."?

Whistleblower Bill Buried « Shane Ross

Whistleblower Bill Buried « Shane Ross: "It had the fingerprints of the faceless men with an iron grip over the two elite branches of the civil service — Justice and Finance"?

Fairness, Equality and Police Immunity | homophilosophicus

Fairness, Equality and Police Immunity homophilosophicus: "This horrid verdict comes in the light of the fact that Ireland is a state wherein a young man from Cork was sentenced to a three year custodial sentence for breaking the window of a police car."?

An injustice. - Political World Irish Political Forums & International Political Forums

An injustice. - Political World Irish Political Forums & International Political Forums: "Gardai seem to prioritise theft cases depending on the victim, rich ontop, poor at the bottom."?

Female garda claims fellow officer raped her at party - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie

Female garda claims fellow officer raped her at party - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "It is understood the female garda said she was upstairs in bed at around 6am and got up to go to the toilet. When she came back into the bedroom, she said, a male garda, who had been downstairs on a sofa, allegedly came upstairs and was in her bed. She said she asked him to leave."?

Saturday, May 28, 2011

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: "IS IT TIME TO CALL FOR A PARDON IN THE CASE OF HARRY GLEESON HANGED IN THE WRONG TO KEEP THE REPUTATION OF A CORRUPT SYSTEM GOING,STILL TO THIS PRESENT DAY?'"1940/2011?

Solicitor quits over 'corruption in judiciary'

Solicitor quits over 'corruption in judiciary': "He then made a declaration that he would not continue to work as a solicitor.He told presiding Judge Hugh O'Donnell that: 'From this day forwards I am no longer practising as a solicitor.'He claimed that this was 'because of judicial corruption within the system particularly in Blanchardstown District Court.'After the case Mr Coen, whose Dublin city centre firm have practised law since 2004, confirmed to reporters that he had resigned."?

Questions for the judge - Editorial, Opinion - Independent.ie

Questions for the judge - Editorial, Opinion - Independent.ie: "Confidence in the criminal justice system would be greatly enhanced if he were to make those reasons public."?THE"REAL"REASONS PROJECT?UNANSWERED QUESTIONS AT "PUBLIC INQUIRY"(IRISH CORRUPTION)?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Info: Murder of Marlhill, New Inn (c.1940) - boards.ie#post62738571#post62738571

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Info: Murder of Marlhill, New Inn (c.1940) - boards.ie#post62738571#post62738571: "I SUPPOSE IN THIS WORLD IF YOU WANT AN EASY LIFE(THAT INCLUDES YOUR FAMILY AND EXTENDED FAMILY)YOU HAVE TO LICK ARSE,OR AS TERRY MC GEEHAN PUT IT, ABOUT MICHAEL NOONAN,'THE USUAL ,OLD FAWNING ATTITUDE,EASY AS SHE GOES,SOFTLY SOFTLY,DONT ROCK THE BOAT.ETC ETC.?AT THE EXPENSE OF COURSE OF OTHER HUMAN BEINGS?"

Jail too hard for garda: judge | Irish Examiner

Jail too hard for garda: judge Irish Examiner: "JAIL is harder for a garda than an ordinary prisoner, a judge accepted yesterday after allowing a member of the force to walk free after serving just one day of his sentence"?THE"REAL"REASONS PROJECT?

Bankers Bonuses and DPP - Indymedia Ireland

Bankers Bonuses and DPP - Indymedia Ireland: "Yet, prison numbers have in 2010 exceeded 7,000 for the first time in our history since the Civil War. As Luke Ming Flanagan said - you will not see a banker or a developer among the 7,000 inmates."?

Shock as Rathfarnham man dies in garda station - City News, National News - Herald.ie

Shock as Rathfarnham man dies in garda station - City News, National News - Herald.ie: "Mr Brien was being held in custody at Store Street Garda Station after being arrested for a public order offence at 8.30pm on Tuesday night in central Dublin"?

€52,400 damages as jury finds gardaí used excessive force - The Irish Times - Fri, May 27, 2011

€52,400 damages as jury finds gardaí used excessive force - The Irish Times - Fri, May 27, 2011: "Six charges were dismissed against him at the District Court on July 12th, 2004. On September 16th, 2005, after Mr Turner was in court 14 times, the last charge was dismissed. He was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of what occurred, the court was told."?

Friday, May 27, 2011

Public Inquiry · Talk, even genuine, patriotic talk, will not change the status quo

Public Inquiry · Talk, even genuine, patriotic talk, will not change the status quo: "The current ruling elite will never give up their power until it is taken from them and all the talking in the world will not change that fact."?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: "'This is the first initiative of its kind in Ireland and is being led by David Langwallner, Dean of Law at Griffith College, where the Irish Innocence Project will make its home. He has worked closely with Dr. Hampikian and his colleagues in the USA and Canada, to tailor the programme to the Irish justice system.'?IS IT TIME TO CALL FOR A PARDON IN THE CASE OF HARRY GLEESON HANGED IN THE WRONG TO KEEP THE REPUTATION OF A CORRUPT SYSTEM GOING,STILL TO THIS PRESENT DAY?"

Supervisory board named for Innocence Project - The Irish Times - Mon, Nov 22, 2010

Supervisory board named for Innocence Project - The Irish Times - Mon, Nov 22, 2010: "MR JUSTICE Frank Clarke of the High Court has been appointed as one of the members of the supervisory board of the Irish Innocence Project at Griffith College, subject to there being no conflict of interest"?

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Jailhouselawyer's Blog: Judge ordered Lord Sugar to remove expenses 'tweet'

Jailhouselawyer's Blog: Judge ordered Lord Sugar to remove expenses 'tweet': "Lord Sugar was told to remove a Twitter message speculating on whether a peer on trial for expenses fraud would be cleared because he was a Conservative, it has emerged."?

Richard Buery: Economic Inequality and Social Immobility

Richard Buery: Economic Inequality and Social Immobility: "Today children are far more likely than they were 30 years ago to remain in the socioeconomic class into which they were born."?

Report: Income Inequality Poses Obstacle for Obama College Completion Drive

Report: Income Inequality Poses Obstacle for Obama College Completion Drive: "The United States will not reach the Obama administration’s goal of becoming the most college-educated country in the world by 2020 unless the country eliminates the income-based inequalities that cause a gap in degree attainment between rich and poor."?IS FEIDIR LINN?

Daily Times - Leading News Resource of Pakistan - COMMENT: Deepening inequality traps —Jamil Nasir

Daily Times - Leading News Resource of Pakistan - COMMENT: Deepening inequality traps —Jamil Nasir: "Due to state capture by the elite, institutions have become their handmaidens. Institutions treat people differently based on their social and economic class. The role of these institutions has generally remained reactive. Instead of becoming agents of change, they have perpetuated and reinforced social and economic inequalities"?

Public Inquiry · White collar crime does not (officially) exist in corrupt states.

Public Inquiry · White collar crime does not (officially) exist in corrupt states.: "And what about all those other cases that I and other judges have sent to the prosecution authorities with strong evidence of criminal wrongdoing, sometimes with outright admissions of guilt and nothing, absolutely nothing has happened?"NOT UNLESS YOUR WORKING-CLASS?

Remember Ireland's infamous stamp act? - Business, Frontpage - Independent.ie

Remember Ireland's infamous stamp act? - Business, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "In the gloom of the 1950s, this state endured its own version of a pyramid scheme. But was Paul Singer a con man or just an unlucky businessman? Pat Boyle traces his rise and fall In the gloom of the 1950s, this state endured its own version of a pyramid scheme."?

How close to the truth is Michael Noonan's TV villain?

How close to the truth is Michael Noonan's TV villain?: "Fine Gael's concerns over the impact of this perception in the run-up to the general election are evident from the party's reaction to the drama, and in particular from its refusal to send Noonan on Questions and Answers last Monday to discuss the scandal once more. But in the wake of acres of newsprint, over 35 Dáil debates, an expert group report, an official judicial inquiry (partially retracted subsequently), a weighty analysis of the legal files and now, a major drama, how accurate is the public perception that, in shorthand, links Noonan to the scandal?"

Info: Murder of Marlhill, New Inn (c.1940) - boards.ie#post62738571#post62738571

Info: Murder of Marlhill, New Inn (c.1940) - boards.ie#post62738571#post62738571: "All people directly involved with the murder are now deceased but the name of Harry Gleeson has not yet been cleared despite efforts to secure a posthumous pardon from the State by Noel Davern TD in 1995. The case has fascinated many, including barrister for Harry Gleeson, the late Sean McBride who believed in the innocence of Gleeson until his death."?I SUPPOSE IN THIS WORLD IF YOU WANT AN EASY LIFE(THAT INCLUDES YOUR FAMILY AND EXTENDED FAMILY)YOU HAVE TO LICK ARSE,OR AS TERRY MC GEEHAN PUT IT, ABOUT MICHAEL NOONAN,"THE USUAL ,OLD FAWNING ATTITUDE,EASY AS SHE GOES,SOFTLY SOFTLY,DONT ROCK THE BOAT.ETC ETC.?AT THE EXPENSE OF COURSE OF OTHER HUMAN BEINGS?

Irish Innocence Project

Irish Innocence Project: "This is the first initiative of its kind in Ireland and is being led by David Langwallner, Dean of Law at Griffith College, where the Irish Innocence Project will make its home. He has worked closely with Dr. Hampikian and his colleagues in the USA and Canada, to tailor the programme to the Irish justice system."?IS IT TIME TO CALL FOR A PARDON IN THE CASE OF HARRY GLEESON HANGED IN THE WRONG TO KEEP THE REPUTATION OF A CORRUPT SYSTEM GOING,STILL TO THIS PRESENT DAY?

A murder, a hanged man -- and a plea of innocence from the grave - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie

A murder, a hanged man -- and a plea of innocence from the grave - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "I rely on you then to clear my name. I have no confession to make, only that I didn't do it. That is all. I will pray for you and be with you if I can whenever you are fighting and battling for justice,' he told his young barrister Sean MacBride."?SO ALAN SHATTER (MIN.FOR JUSTICE)PRESIDENT MARY McALEESE IS IT TIME TO PARDON HARRY GLEESON?IS FEIDIR LINN?YES WE CAN?

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Public Inquiry · State sponsored legal rackets

Public Inquiry · State sponsored legal rackets: "Ruthless and corrupt politicians, bankers and other white collar criminals all rest easy in their beds in the secure knowledge that they and their ill gotten gains are well protected by a myriad of state sponsored legal rackets."?

Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice - “Needs of those who are suffering most should be given priority” says the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice in Statement issued in the context of the General Election

Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice - “Needs of those who are suffering most should be given priority” says the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice in Statement issued in the context of the General Election: "The Centre’s Statement says: “Underlying the boom that led to the current economic crisis was a prioritising of values such as individualism, self-interest, acquisitiveness, and consumerism over values reflecting social concern and social responsibility. A culture of greed took hold in many parts of Irish society.”"?

Desperate pleas of hypothermia death mum - City News, National News - Herald.ie

Desperate pleas of hypothermia death mum - City News, National News - Herald.ie: "'I feel I should not be left in this, but also feel I am not being listened to by Dublin Corporation. I really feel it is necessary for me to break out of this "environment", for myself and my boys for me to give them the best I can.'"?

Public Inquiry · Unanswered questions

Public Inquiry · Unanswered questions: "JUST TO SAY I WAS PRISONER 901.slan"?THE GREY HAIRED MEN?

Public Inquiry · Unanswered questions

Public Inquiry · Unanswered questions: "Seven juveniles were transferred from one hell to another,the prison authorities and the dept.of.justice always said prisioner no.901,was always the ring leader .at least thats the NUMBER they gave him in mountjoy.juveniles were never ever segerated from adult prisoners only during mass.maybe now its time that the presumptive credence thats given to those in positions of power and authority{PASSIVE PUBLIC SERVANTS}will be properly investigated ,by some honest retired judge who has the same compassion as the late judge kinlen?"

My 38-year search for the truth -- by the son of a slain garda hero - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie

My 38-year search for the truth -- by the son of a slain garda hero - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "When he reached adulthood, he started to look for answers, and his efforts have intensified since 2000"?

UN committee hears ‘vast majority’ of women entered Magdalene Laundries voluntarily or with consent · TheJournal

UN committee hears ‘vast majority’ of women entered Magdalene Laundries voluntarily or with consent · TheJournal: "THE DEPARTMENT of Justice has told the UN that, as far as it is aware, the vast majority of women who went to Magdalene Laundries run by Catholic institutions in Ireland “went there voluntarily or, if they were minors, with the consent of their parents or guardians”."?SOMETHINGS NEVER CHANGE?ITS ABOUT TIME THE DEPT.OF JUSTICE WAS INVESTIGATED,AND THERE FILES OPENED TO THE PUBLIC?

Minister making a mockery of justice

Minister making a mockery of justice: "It is the perplexing attitude of Sean Aylward . . . the top civil servant in the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform . . . towards confidentiality which deserves closer scrutiny."?

Protester in court over blocking Hanafin's state car at Dail rally - Courts, National News - Independent.ie

Protester in court over blocking Hanafin's state car at Dail rally - Courts, National News - Independent.ie: "He also requested that the prosecution furnish copies of CCTV evidence."?AND STATMENTS?

Ireland's OWN: Women Freedom Fighters

Ireland's OWN: Women Freedom Fighters: "One of a "Small Number" of solicitors brave enough to take up such sensitive cases, she was frequently the target of harassment, death threats and intimidation"?THE GREY HAIRED MEN(THOSE THAT PULL THE STRINGS)?

About EJI | Equal Justice Initiative

About EJI Equal Justice Initiative: "The Equal Justice Initiative is a private, nonprofit organization that provides legal representation to indigent defendants and prisoners who have been denied fair and just treatment in the legal system."?THE"REAL"REASONS PROJECT?

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: O'Loan's home targeted in paint bomb attack | BreakingNews.ie

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/2009/08/oloans-home-targeted-in-paint-bomb.html: "MICHAEL FINUCANE 29/4/1999.MICHAEL MULCAHY [td]13/6/1994"?EX-TD.

Mary FitzGerald Public Relations - Press - Public Relations - Marketing Consultant - News

Mary FitzGerald Public Relations - Press - Public Relations - Marketing Consultant - News: "The continued destruction of people’s lives through court actions by Financial Institutions which substantially contributed to the crisis is no longer acceptable and is an abuse of legal process and powers. The IPC call on all accountable and responsible parties to work with the borrower to reach a solution so that people can live and work and have a future for themselves, their families and their employees."?

Judge Kelly on Anglo and the ODCE – The Story

Judge Kelly on Anglo and the ODCE – The Story: "In such circumstances, one could reasonably expect that the relevant authorities in the State would carry out a "comprehensive investigation" so as to ascertain whether any breach or breaches of the criminal law might have occurred in respect of the activities of Anglo and those who were responsible for it."?

Sunday, May 22, 2011

ENCOURAGECHANGE.

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: "'The report refers to the need for reparation and 'restitution for the harm caused' by the offender to the victim,'?"

ENCOURAGECHANGE.

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: "'He is the Irish legal expert for the Transparency International Progress Report on the Enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention and is an external examiner at DIT.'?"

ENCOURAGECHANGE.

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: "'''How can kids from a disadvantaged background who spend years studying cope in irish society against a culture of 'legal corruption'that involves favours,vested interests,patronage,and personal relationships?'''"

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: UK professions dominated by the wealthy; Nepotism and networking restricts access to top jobs according to official report

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: UK professions dominated by the wealthy; Nepotism and networking restricts access to top jobs according to official report: "Cabinet Office report published on Tuesday, showed “shocking” evidence the Professions had “become more, not less, socially exclusive” with access governed by“who you know, not what you know”.'?"

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: donnaca o connell and emily o reilly - Google Search

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: donnaca o connell and emily o reilly - Google Search: "''Donncha O'Connell. ... Theo Dorgan, Dr Diarmuid Martin, Emily O'Reilly and Sean Og O hAilpin, ...'FUNNY OLD WORLD ISENT IT?'"

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: SSRN-The Death of Socio-Economic Rights by Paul O'Connell

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: SSRN-The Death of Socio-Economic Rights by Paul O'Connell: "'And tacit judicial approval of such policies – signals “the end,” in substantive terms, for the prospect of meaningful protection of socio-economic rights.'"?

Wright Report disproves Ahern, Cowen excuses - Economy - Economy | Ireland's online business and management news service - Businessandleadership.com

Wright Report disproves Ahern, Cowen excuses - Economy - Economy Ireland's online business and management news service - Businessandleadership.com: "The findings in the Wright Report, published yesterday, seem to disprove the theories put forward by former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern and former Minister for Finance Brian Cowen, who have both claimed they received no warnings about the collapse of the Irish economy."?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: "'Inventory loading occurs when a company's incentive program forces recruits to buy more products than they could ever sell, often at inflated prices.'?LIKE HOUSES?"

ENCOURAGECHANGE.

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: "'Ponzi scheme, there is no real investment opportunity, and the promoter just uses the money from new recruits to pay obligations owed to longer-standing members of the program.'?THE GOLDEN CIRCLE?"

Haredi Ponzi Scheme Operator Awaits Sentencing - FailedMessiah.com

Haredi Ponzi Scheme Operator Awaits Sentencing - FailedMessiah.com: "The federal prosecutor read the details of the crime as defendant Joshua Gould stood nearby in a gray suit, agreeing to just about everything he was accused of. Yes, he and colleagues squandered about $1.5 million from a retired couple. Yes, Gould, 32, stole an additional $3.5 million from two dozen brokerage clients. And yes, with his young wife in the courtroom, Gould agreed that he used part of the proceeds from scams to invest in businesses that he started, while also spending it on 'substantial' personal expenses at strip clubs across the river, where he said he entertained clients"?

Anglo may have known it faced bankruptcy from 2004, says High Court chief · TheJournal

Anglo may have known it faced bankruptcy from 2004, says High Court chief · TheJournal: "The Irish Mail on Sunday reports that Honohan suggested Anglo may have been operating “a sort of Ponzi scheme” in order to avoid insolvency because the bank’s leaders “knew it would go bust if there was a ‘soft’ landing”."?

Geithner scuppered IMF plan to impose haircut on Irish debt | Wake Up From Your Slumber

Geithner scuppered IMF plan to impose haircut on Irish debt Wake Up From Your Slumber: "Geithner scuppered IMF plan to impose haircut on Irish debt"?

Corruption and human rights: making the connection

Corruption and human rights: making the connection: "Therefore, in 2007 the Council commenced a project focused on the connection between corruption and human rights."?MILLIONS OF ORDINARY VULNERABLE PEOPLE ACROSS THE WORLD WHO'S LIVES ARE BEEN DESTROYED SO AS BANKS AND BOND HOLDERS CAN BALANCE THEIR"GREEDY"BOOKS?

Friday, May 20, 2011

Vatican denies Pope failed to act.

Deaf victims end 40-year silence on child sex abuse | Society | The Observer

Deaf victims end 40-year silence on child sex abuse Society The Observer: "The Observer is aware of at least one other on-going prosecution of historic sex abuse against children at another British deaf school,"?

Deaf victims end 40-year silence on child sex abuse | Society | The Observer

Deaf victims end 40-year silence on child sex abuse Society The Observer: "They are sometimes unable to speak to friends, siblings or even their own parents"?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Deaf victims end 40-year silence on child sex abuse | Society | The Observer

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Deaf victims end 40-year silence on child sex abuse Society The Observer: "'Until today, 'this story has remained a secret'. Some fear it is just the tip of something much uglier and that the abuse of deaf children across the country is far more widespread.'?"

Pope implicated in cover-up of paedophile priest sex abuse of 200 deaf boys | Mail Online

Pope implicated in cover-up of paedophile priest sex abuse of 200 deaf boys Mail Online: "'Cover-up' over curate's abuse of 200 deaf children"?

CONNECT TO MY ANGELS: Sex and the Abuse of Power: DSK's Supporters Blame the Victim

CONNECT TO MY ANGELS: Sex and the Abuse of Power: DSK's Supporters Blame the Victim: "''Real' sexual assault is only when there's a gun or knife involved:'?"

MEDIA ADVISORY: Inhuman and Degrading Treatment in Ireland comes under UN Spotlight | Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT)

MEDIA ADVISORY: Inhuman and Degrading Treatment in Ireland comes under UN Spotlight Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT): "Degrading Treatment in Ireland"?JUSTICE FOR THE FORGOTTEN,JUSTICE FOR THE IGNORED,JUSTICE FOR THE EXCLUDED AND MARGINALISED,JUSTICE FOR THE HOMELESS,JUSTICE FOR THOSE WHO DONT FIT IN TO IRISH SOCIETY.?

Dublin, Monaghan bombings - The Irish Times - Fri, May 20, 2011

Dublin, Monaghan bombings - The Irish Times - Fri, May 20, 2011: "There are those who sat in cabinet at that time and others in the "Department of Justice" who owe it to the dead and bereaved to say what they know . . . to explain the desultory nature of what passed for an investigation"?

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Public Inquiry · Albert Reynolds: Still hale and hearty except for answering Tribunal questions

Public Inquiry · Albert Reynolds: Still hale and hearty except for answering Tribunal questions: "In 2008 he was diagnosed with a serious brain condition and was therefore, according to his doctors, unable to answer questions at the Planning Tribunal"?

Curtis Valentine: American Commencement: Can the Class of 2011 Be the Freedom Riders of Tomorrow?

Curtis Valentine: American Commencement: Can the Class of 2011 Be the Freedom Riders of Tomorrow?: "And as the Class of 2011 awaits graduation we can be confident their commencement speaker will challenge them to 'go forth into the world, and be an agent for change"?

Ireland on Sunday reports the expected release of the private Barron Inquiry report into the Dublin and Monaghan bombings of May 1974.

Ireland on Sunday reports the expected release of the private Barron Inquiry report into the Dublin and Monaghan bombings of May 1974.: "'The content of the report raises deep issues concerning people who are still alive including gardai, politicians, and senior members of the British security forces,' an informed legal source told Ireland on Sunday"?

A Star Is Born/A Bore Is Starred | Broadsheet.ie

A Star Is Born/A Bore Is Starred Broadsheet.ie: "Accusing Vincent Browne of “acting the maggot”, Ulick complained that too much time was being given over to the anniversary of the Dublin/Monaghan bombing."?

Solicitor disciplinary records 2003 to 2011 – The Story

Solicitor disciplinary records 2003 to 2011 – The Story: "Solicitor disciplinary records 2003 to 2011"?FROM"THE STORY".

Anglo must reveal what managers told directors - Irish, Business - Independent.ie

Anglo must reveal what managers told directors - Irish, Business - Independent.ie: "Minutes of meetings, detailing the activities of managers"?

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Retired garda sergeant wins 10-year fight for €31,000 cost of moving to Aran Islands - The Irish Times - Wed, May 18, 2011

Retired garda sergeant wins 10-year fight for €31,000 cost of moving to Aran Islands - The Irish Times - Wed, May 18, 2011: "He said Mr Joyce had reached a 10-year impasse with the Garda authorities and the "Department of Justice" over his expenses due to a guideline regulation suggesting a member of the force should live within a 15-mile radius of his station."?

Troops Out Movement - Dublin and Monaghan Bombings

Troops Out Movement - Dublin and Monaghan Bombings: "The seemingly incomprehensible difference between the pro-active manner in which decision taking Dublin, Belfast and London reacted in trying to bring to justice those responsible for the Omagh bombing and the inadequate response by the coalition government of the day, and indeed, of successive Dublin administrations since, to the far greater atrocities of May 1974, can be explained, if not condoned, by an examination of the circumstances of the time."?

Troops Out Movement - Dublin and Monaghan Bombings

Troops Out Movement - Dublin and Monaghan Bombings: "The initial inquests, held in Coroner's Court in Store Street, Dublin 1, were adjourned immediately after the death certificates were issued at the request of the Gardai Commissioner - a decision former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has described as 'extraordinary'."?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: "''Justice for the Forgotten', the group representing the families and survivors of the worst incident of the Troubles, asked British Prime Minister David Cameron, through the letter to the queen, to 'pursue the truth with vigour -- make us all stronger -- open up the files'.'?"

Political Apologies and Reparations - Primary Document List

Political Apologies and Reparations - Primary Document List: "On 10 November 1999, approximately 100 years after the beginning of the Second Boer War, Queen Elizabeth II offered a formal apology to South Africans at a state banquet attended by Thabo Mbeki, the President of South Africa. The Queen apologised to all South Africans for the actions of British forces during the war, including the creation of detention and concentration camps and the loss of life."?

Sergeant begins court action against Garda Ombudsman decision | Irish Examiner

Sergeant begins court action against Garda Ombudsman decision Irish Examiner: "A Co Donegal-based Garda Sergeant has today commenced his High Court action aimed at quashing the Garda Ombudsman's decision to investigate allegations the Sergeant had harassed a man over a four-year period."?

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Thank you for your Favorites Submission - Technorati

Thank you for your Favorites Submission - Technorati: "Thank you for using Technorati Favorites! Technorati is collecting Favorites information as usual, however not currently displaying them in the site. Your submission was just saved. We are working on an upgraded Favorites system we think you'll like much better than the previous system. When we roll it out in the near future, all your previous favorite submissions will again be available to you. Thank you for your patience!"?I"DIGG"THAT,THANKS?

Collaborative Solutions Newsletter from Tom Wolff and Associates

Collaborative Solutions Newsletter from Tom Wolff and Associates: "When we are facing serious community problems, shouldn’t we just get professionals to solve the problems and avoid the messy process called democracy?” The answer to this question is a resounding no. While professionals have a great deal to offer along the path to solutions, they understand the view from Above, not the view from the Ground. Without everyone’s perspective, any solutions devised will focus on symptoms, rather than root causes."?AMEN?

Monday, May 16, 2011

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Dolphin’s Barn in human rights move | Irish Examiner

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Dolphin’s Barn in human rights move Irish Examiner: "'RESIDENTS in Dublin’s Dolphins Barn, who claim they are living with health-threatening damp, mould and sewage, are to have their case heard before an unprecedented human rights commission panel.'?"WILL IT CHANGE ANYTHING?30 MILLION BEEN SPENT ON VISITING DIGNITARY'S?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: February 2011

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: February 2011: "'Breaking the silence'in which he is quoted as saying those who presided over the carnage are still in power,that victims were let down by 'Every System'the health service,the church,the gardi,etc."?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Is class decided by the ‘old school tie’?|7May11|Socialist Worker

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Is class decided by the ‘old school tie’?7May11Socialist Worker: "'Capitalism is deeply hierarchical. It is based on the division of society into classes. Karl Marx noted this crucial feature more than 150 years ago. The system’s fundamentals have not changed since then.'?"

TD in row over hiring wife gives job to someone else - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie

TD in row over hiring wife gives job to someone else - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "Another FG TD, Kerry South's Brendan Griffin, hired his wife and his cousin as his staff and got another cousin elected to his vacant council seat."?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Rate-Your-Solicitor.com Forum / The Judge, The Lawyer and The DPP

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Rate-Your-Solicitor.com Forum / The Judge, The Lawyer and The DPP: "'In 1985 my uncle Fr. Niall Molloy was found dead in suspicious circumstances in a friend's house. His body was found in the blood spattered bedroom of Richard and Theresa Flynn in their house in Clara, Co Offaly (Brian Cowen's home town). He lay beside an eight foot long streak of his own blood, his face deeply cut.'"?

Families appeal for release of files on bombings - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie

Families appeal for release of files on bombings - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "'Justice for the Forgotten', the group representing the families and survivors of the worst incident of the Troubles, asked British Prime Minister David Cameron, through the letter to the queen, to 'pursue the truth with vigour -- make us all stronger -- open up the files'."?

BBC News - Uganda anti-gay bill 'shelved by parliament'

BBC News - Uganda anti-gay bill 'shelved by parliament': "US President Barack Obama has condemned the bill and donors have urged Uganda's government to ensure the measures never become law."

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Oconnellpadd13's Blog

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Oconnellpadd13's Blog: "'“.”ADVANCING THE LINGUISTIC RIGHTS OF THE IRISH DEAF COMMUNITY,BY PAUL O CONNELL.(THE DESPAIR OF SILENCE)BY B.O’CONNELL?”'"THE"REAL"REASONS PROJECT?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: RTE on Urlingford drugs fiasco

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: 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.'?'"THE GREY HAIRED MEN?

Garda whistleblower post vacant for three months | The Post

Garda whistleblower post vacant for three months The Post: "The role was created on foot of a specific recommendation arising from the Morris Tribunal report. It emerged at the tribunal that some young gardaí perceived that "their careers would be jeopardised" if they registered a formal complaint about the conduct of other members of the force."?

Top Stories | FAIR

Top Stories FAIR: "The New Democrats want 'stronger parliamentary oversight' of the integrity commissioner's office, which was created to independently probe allegations of wrongdoing within the public sector. Issues can be raised by civil servants and the general public."?

Duo denounces lavish lifestyles | FAIR

Duo denounces lavish lifestyles FAIR: "Public spending on housing for Canadian diplomats is under attack in a lawsuit by two foreign affairs department employees, who say they were harassed for trying to halt lavish spending on residences abroad.John Guenette and Joanna Gualtieri, who work for the operating agency that manages the $3 billion portfolio of residences abroad, have filed a suit against the government alleging they were emotionally abused by their superiors at the department after complaining about lavish spending by diplomats."?IRELAND TAKE NOTE?

Public Service Harassment: Knowing When To Talk | FAIR

Public Service Harassment: Knowing When To Talk FAIR: "When this witness asked her own supervisor what could be done for Zabia, the woman was told to mind her own business. She writes, 'When I mentioned it again to my director I was told "if I wanted to advance in the government", I needed to know when to talk and when not to talk. I could not believe it.'"?

Friday, May 13, 2011

Public Inquiry · Electoral law? – Whatever you’re having yourself

Public Inquiry · Electoral law? – Whatever you’re having yourself: "Official: When it comes to electoral law we’re forever changing the law on electoral issues. Tweaking here and tweaking there and those tweaks always reflect the fact that there’s something not quite right in the electoral law, that’s how we generally respond to these things."?IS THIS WHAT WE HAVE TO LOOK FORWARD TO WITH THE"WHITE-COLLAR CRIME" LAW?

Justice Minister publishes Criminal Justice Bill | BreakingNews.ie

Justice Minister publishes Criminal Justice Bill BreakingNews.ie: "Remember that laws cannot be applied retrospectively, therefore all crimes currently under investigation will be prosecuted under the old laws. The new is only applicable from the day it is entered into the statute books. In other words the boys at Anglo Irish and other institutions have nothing to worry about."?THE"REAL"REASONS PROJECT?

Justice Minister publishes Criminal Justice Bill | BreakingNews.ie

Justice Minister publishes Criminal Justice Bill BreakingNews.ie: "The Minister says the main purpose of the Bill is to reduce delays and facilitate prosecutions in these investigations."?IS IT RETROSPECTIVE?

Expenses row prof won't be rehired - National News, Frontpage - Herald.ie

Expenses row prof won't be rehired - National News, Frontpage - Herald.ie: "He authorised spending of €139,977 for courier and taxi charges -- including €129,295 to "one local company" -- and €134,009 for fine art over the same period."?TIP OF THE ICEBERG?

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Luke Kelly - Scorn Not His Simplicity

Court awards €60,000 to garda - The Irish Times - Thu, May 12, 2011

Court awards €60,000 to garda - The Irish Times - Thu, May 12, 2011: "The judge said he was also satisfied Gda Finnan suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder and had "nightmares" and "flashbacks" in the aftermath of the incident"?

Reparations for Magdalene women being considered - The Irish Times - Thu, May 12, 2011

Reparations for Magdalene women being considered - The Irish Times - Thu, May 12, 2011: "“I tend to agree with the view of the former taoiseach, John Bruton, that this is a completely over-the-top analysis of the literacy issues, which arises from more profound issues and requires deeper analysis.’’"?

Political World Irish Political Forums & International Political Forums - View Single Post - Justice for the Magdalenes may not be far off

Political World Irish Political Forums & International Political Forums - View Single Post - Justice for the Magdalenes may not be far off: "The one thing I do know is that there are still church rentboys at work in the Irish civil service and in Irish politics and it is long past time the gloves came off in dealing with them."?

Say No to the Comcast-FCC Merger

Say No to the Comcast-FCC Merger: "He must immediately launch an investigation into Baker's seemingly clear conflict of interest."?

"PYRAMID SCHEMES"

"PYRAMID SCHEMES": "Ponzi scheme, there is no real investment opportunity, and the promoter just uses the money from new recruits to pay obligations owed to longer-standing members of the program."?THE GOLDEN CIRCLE?

"PYRAMID SCHEMES"

"PYRAMID SCHEMES": "Inventory loading occurs when a company's incentive program forces recruits to buy more products than they could ever sell, often at inflated prices."?LIKE HOUSES?

“The Socialist Equality Party is the leadership workers in Britain need”

“The Socialist Equality Party is the leadership workers in Britain need”: "They sold not only the now infamous credit default swaps, but made billions of pounds from all sorts of other financial instruments they knew to be worthless. In effect they transformed the world economy into a giant financial pyramid scheme, in which it was working people who ended up footing the bill."?

Councillors to receive report on Peavoy death - RTÉ News

Councillors to receive report on Peavoy death - RTÉ News: "City manager John Tierney said allegations had been made against the city council that were not substantiated"?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: My dear old Ireland is dead - General Election changed Ireland forever | The West's Awake | IrishCentral

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: My dear old Ireland is dead - General Election changed Ireland forever The West's Awake IrishCentral: "'They paid them back for all the mismanagement of Ireland, for all the corruption and cronyism and 'abuse of power and arrogance' and lies'?"

Bitter pursuit of debt ‘causing suicides’ | Irish Examiner

Bitter pursuit of debt ‘causing suicides’ Irish Examiner: "Master Edmund Honohan also hit out at banks and other creditors for pursuing 'to the bitter end' debtors who simply cannot pay and suggested meaningless 'accountancy exercises' were causing considerable social disquiet and driving some people to suicide."?

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

‘Politicians won’t voluntarily put a noose around their own necks’ | The Asian Age

‘Politicians won’t voluntarily put a noose around their own necks’ The Asian Age: "‘Politicians won’t voluntarily put a noose around their own necks’"?

Public Inquiry · Search results for john mc guinness td

Public Inquiry · Search results for john mc guinness td: "“The public service destroys ambition, resists change and is so insulated from reality that information can be withheld from a minister, unfavourable reports are doctored and answers to parliamentary questions are master classes in dissemination and obfuscation.”"?

IMMA’s collections in crisis « arts management ireland

IMMA’s collections in crisis « arts management ireland: "But the “emergency” lasted four years. In September 2007, Imma’s director Enrique Juncosa wrote to Sean Benton, the chair of the OPW, again highlighting its storage problems."?

Spike Island, Cork Harbour, Ireland

Spike Island, Cork Harbour, Ireland: "Mr. Sean Benton - Former Commissioner OPW"?

Judge steps down from bench - Local - Kilkenny People

Judge steps down from bench - Local - Kilkenny People: "“The district court areas have changed but Kilkenny has remained a constant and at all times you have expressed concern for the rights of the individual."?WONDER WHAT DONAL NORRIS HAS TO SAY ABOUT THAT?

The price of politics and the making of an outsider - John McGuinness's story - Local - Kilkenny People

The price of politics and the making of an outsider - John McGuinness's story - Local - Kilkenny People: "One particularly harrowing one about his own brother Declan, a master craftsman who "had a nervous breakdown" as a result of what happened him while working with the Office of Public Works (OPW)."?

Cumpulsory Purchase Order « Rea Group

Cumpulsory Purchase Order « Rea Group: "‘‘I feel singled out by the council. They just seem to want to get their way. I want to know "who the real decision maker is" because all I want is equal treatment,’’ he said."?

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Citizens of the Year aided Luzerne County juveniles | Say What? | 01/02/2010

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Citizens of the Year aided Luzerne County juveniles Say What? 01/02/2010: "The judge hadn’t explained to Hillary what might happen if she pleaded guilty.'?"SOUNDS A BIT IRISH TO ME?

Public Inquiry · A dishonest and cowardly betrayal of the Irish people

Public Inquiry · A dishonest and cowardly betrayal of the Irish people: "Sections two and three of the public meeting held by Transparency International Ireland demonstrated the divide between those serving within our corrupt political system and those who are the victims of that system."?

Public Inquiry · Rebellion: Sooner rather later

Public Inquiry · Rebellion: Sooner rather later: "So much for those that gave their lives for the cause in 1916?An Irish Republic?"

Sean Mc Caughey

A BANKER SPEAKS OUT

A BANKER SPEAKS OUT: "This is a disaster. If we are not prepared to face the issue and investigate it when it has been laid before the House, there is absolutely no hope for the financial system or its reputation worldwide."?APRIL 1th?

Republican Lawmaker Protests 'Whistle-Blower' Demotion of Homeland Security Employee | CNSnews.com

Republican Lawmaker Protests 'Whistle-Blower' Demotion of Homeland Security Employee CNSnews.com: "Issa accused the administration of improperly demoting Catherine Papoi, listed on the DHS website as a former deputy unit chief in charge of the Freedom of Information Act. It escalated the political drama over a broad congressional inquiry into President Barack Obama's promises to improve government transparency."?

Finance bodies' secrecy criticised - Republic of Ireland, Local & National - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Finance bodies' secrecy criticised - Republic of Ireland, Local & National - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk: "The information watchdog has hit out at the lack of transparency of some of the biggest state-controlled financial institutions.
Information Commissioner Emily O'Reilly also attacked a call for advice given to the Finance Minister to be kept secret for five years."?

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

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Paul O’Connell: School of Law: University of Leicester: "''Anxious Scrutiny in the Irish Courts: Too Little, Too Late?’'CRIME AND ITS'TRUE'CAUSES?'THE REAL REASONS PROJECT?"

High Court judge asks: Will the Anglo probe ever be finished? · TheJournal

High Court judge asks: Will the Anglo probe ever be finished? · TheJournal: "Justice Peter Kelly was hearing an application from the Gardaí and the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement for an extension to their joint inquiry into Anglo’s management prior to its State takeover in 2008."?WHO IS WATCHING THE WATCHERS?CLASS-BIAS?

Interview with Thomas Pringle… « The Cedar Lounge Revolution

Interview with Thomas Pringle… « The Cedar Lounge Revolution: "He was "accustomed" to being randomly picked up and questioned"?

Audio of Judes Court Case! Gross miscarriage of Justice! - Tír na Saor ~ Land of the Free

Audio of Judes Court Case! Gross miscarriage of Justice! - Tír na Saor ~ Land of the Free: "Gross miscarriage of Justice!"?THE SYSTEM?

Potential Criminal Record ruining Career in Law? - Page 3 - boards.ie

Potential Criminal Record ruining Career in Law? - Page 3 - boards.ie: "Ireland is one of the worst countries to live in with a miscarriage of justice imo."?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Andrew Madden: IRISH INDEPENDENT MARY KENNY

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Andrew Madden: IRISH INDEPENDENT MARY KENNY: "'Mary Kenny has of course never met me, never phoned me, never asked for a meeting or an interview over coffee, never tried to contact me in any way to ask me about anything.'?"

15 Miscarriages in the Republic of Ireland

15 Miscarriages in the Republic of Ireland: "The fact of the matter was that the Irish criminal justice process had also produced a few disturbing examples of likely miscarriages of justice; some of which were contemporaneous with the Birmingham Six saga. Embarrassingly for the Irish government, these examples revealed that, in some respects, Irish criminal procedure was even more conducive than its British counterpart to the emergence of such cases and was less capable of rectifying injustice once it had occurred.'"?CLASS-INEQUALITY?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: McGarr Solicitors – Dublin Solicitors Ireland | Miscarriage of Justice

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: McGarr Solicitors – Dublin Solicitors Ireland Miscarriage of Justice: "'The 'GARDI' are at large. They have not been arrested, although they are no longer in the force. The most senior of them was permitted to retire and is currently in receipt of his pension.'?IS THERE A CULTURE HERE IN IRELAND WHERE-BY THOSE AT THE TOP IN POWER ARE REWARDED FOR THEIR WRONG-DOING,MISMANAGEMENT,ABUSE OF POWER AND TAXPAYERS MONEY?"I SUPPOSE"ANGLO"GIVES THE ANSWER TO THAT?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: "ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: Sex assault conviction a miscarriage of justice - The Irish

http://paddoconnell.blogspot.com/2010/05/encouragechangepaddoconnell8gmailcom_3470.html: "'Im innocent but the 'dpp fought all the way' my bid to clear my name,,if what happened to me is not a miscarriage of justice then what is?'the words of Feichin Hannon'.'"?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Minister making a mockery of justice

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Minister making a mockery of justice: "'The half-truths uttered by Michael McDowell about his involvement . . . or not . . . in the arrest and detention of journalist Mick McCaffrey over the publication in the Evening Herald of leaked extracts from George Birmingham's inquiry into the Dean Lyons miscarriage of justice are all part of the double standards and obfuscation we have come to know from the minister, whose actions undermine the public persona of straighttalking libertarian he likes to project.'?"THE"SYSTEM"HAS MORE TO ANSWER FOR THAN PARENTS?

Public Inquiry · Who’s watching the watchers?

Public Inquiry · Who’s watching the watchers?: "But people from my background are i wont say immune but conditioned to the powers that be bullshit from years of official neglect."?ARE YOU LISTENING?

Life on the inside

Life on the inside: "People leave in poor physical and financial condition and with criminal records – often for the simplest or most trivial incident – which they are left to rue for the rest of their lives."?TO QUOTE JOHN LONERGAN"ARE YOU LISTENING?BECAUSE PRISONERS(AND THEIR FAMILY MY QUOTE)ARE SO ACCUSTOMED TO HAVING NO ONE LISTEN TO THEM"ALL"THEIR LIVES?

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Statement of Claim

Statement of Claim: "This was brought to every T.D.s attention in the Dail, and I had to make two attempts to do so. The first time I had to pay around 80 euros in the G.P.O. in Dublin to have them franked, but three days later all was returned and the reason given was that they were not franked."?

Nine officers at Mountjoy facing probe over booze - City News, National News - Herald.ie

Nine officers at Mountjoy facing probe over booze - City News, National News - Herald.ie: "A garda operation was staged against prison officers in Mountjoy following allegations they were involved in assaulting, bullying and intimidating inmates."?

Saturday, May 7, 2011

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: Digg / encouragechange

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/2009/08/digg-encouragechange.html: "'Trying to encouragechange in order to better the chances in life of the workingclass,as against the present old system of the'greyhaired men'and their golden circle who have already bankrupted Ireland with their corrupt ways'"

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: Canadian Human Rights Commission EXPOSED!: Terry Tremaine's Contempt of Court Case Adjourned Indefinitely: No Jail for Internet Dissident

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/2009/08/canadian-human-rights-commission.html: "'He welcomed an open court hearing where he could defend what he had posted and legitimate political commentary about urgent social and political issues'CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS THAT REMAIN MEANINGLESS IN PRACTICE?"

if stephen delaney is still alive public inq - Google Search

if stephen delaney is still alive public inq - Google Search: "If "Stephen Delaney" is still around"?

Prison failing inmates says POA - The Irish Times - Thu, May 05, 2011

Prison failing inmates says POA - The Irish Times - Thu, May 05, 2011: "He said young offenders are being kept in adult institutions in contravention of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child."?

Mountjoy report disturbing, says group | Irish Examiner

Mountjoy report disturbing, says group Irish Examiner: "'Some of the most disturbing findings of this report and of the Irish Prison Service report which it refers to were that a significant number of incidents where prisoners suffered serious injuries did not lead to effective investigations within the prison or by the Garda."?

Bin Laden Is Dead. Will The Patriot Act Live On? | Demand Progress

Bin Laden Is Dead. Will The Patriot Act Live On? Demand Progress: "Bin Laden Is Dead. Will The Patriot Act Live On?"

High Court denies Bailey access to garda files - Courts, National News - Independent.ie

High Court denies Bailey access to garda files - Courts, National News - Independent.ie: "The review was carried out by Assistant Garda Commissioner Ray McAndrew, who recommended a prosecution in his report to the DPP but, in July 2008, the DPP decided there would be no prosecution."?

Sharp words in Dáil over bin Laden - The Irish Times - Thu, May 05, 2011

Sharp words in Dáil over bin Laden - The Irish Times - Thu, May 05, 2011: "THE TAOISEACH denied a claim by Socialist Party TD Joe Higgins that he was involved in “sycophantic congratulation” following the killing of Osama bin Laden"?

The "Mystery"Revealed: The CIA and Lumumba's Murder

The "Mystery"Revealed: The CIA and Lumumba's Murder: "In his memoirs published this month, Devlin unwittingly exposes how the imperial powers run Africa by remote control."?

The CIA, Mind Control and the Murder of Frank Olsen

The CIA, Mind Control and the Murder of Frank Olsen: "Frank Olson, had been drugged with LSD days before his death. In 1996, the New York District Attorney’s Office opened a murder investigation into Olson’s strange death, and the strangeness surrounding Olson’s death only widened..."?

Rockefeller Boys Club Zinn

Rockefeller Boys Club Zinn: "All these fellows go around clearing one another. It seems that only at the top levels of government is serious attention paid to the principle that criminals should be tried by juries of their peers."?

Abuse Of Power - Evidence suggests CIA funded experiments at state hospital - U.S. News - News

Abuse Of Power - Evidence suggests CIA funded experiments at state hospital - U.S. News - News: "A complicated, disturbing story"?

The CIA Mind Control Doctors: From Harvard to Guantanamo « CCHR International

The CIA Mind Control Doctors: From Harvard to Guantanamo « CCHR International: "The CIA mind control experiments were interwoven with radiation, chemical and biological weapons experiments conducted on children, comatose patients, pregnant women, the general population and other unwitting groups who had no idea they were subjects in secret experiments. Radiation, bacteria and funguses were released over urban areas. A large cloud of radiation was released over Spokane during OPERATION GREEN RUN; plutonium was injected into a comatose patient in Boston by Dr. William Sweet, a member of the Harvard brain electrode team; plutonium was placed in the cereal of mentally handicapped children at the Fernald School in New England;"?

Issue 85 – March 2009 : S.M.A.R.T.’s Ritual Abuse Pages

Issue 85 – March 2009 : S.M.A.R.T.’s Ritual Abuse Pages: "The suit contends that veterans were wrongfully used as test subjects in experiments such as MK-ULTRA, a CIA project from the 1950s and ’60s that involved brainwashing and administering experimental drugs like LSD to unsuspecting individuals. The project was the target of several congressional inquiries in the 1970s and was tied to at least one death. Harf said that MK-ULTRA “was thoroughly investigated and the CIA fully cooperated with each of the investigations.” The plaintiffs say many of the volunteers’ records have been destroyed or remain sealed as top secret documents"?

The Hidden Tragedy of the CIA's Experiments on Children | t r u t h o u t // Current

The Hidden Tragedy of the CIA's Experiments on Children t r u t h o u t // Current: "Army CIC interrogators working with the CIA at prisoner of war camps and safe house locations in post-war Germany on occasion used Metrazol, morphine, heroin and LSD on incarcerated subjects. According to former CIC officer Miles Hunt, several 'safe houses and holding areas outside of Frankfurt near Oberursel' - a former Nazi interrogation center taken over by the US - were operated by a 'special unit run by Capt. Malcolm S. Hilty, Maj. Mose Hart and Capt. Herbert Sensenig."?

History of MK-ULTRA. CIA program on Mind Control.

History of MK-ULTRA. CIA program on Mind Control.: "More and more sophisticated drugs were experimented with, such as LSD, Ketamine, and Psilocybine. Lobotomy and the implantation of electrodes were considered as methods for creating a compliant agent. Electro-Convulsive Shock, combined with LSD, sedation for days at a time, and constantly replaying the patient’s own voice through helmet-mounted headphones was a notorious Canadian researcher’s recipe for mind control."?

Jan Karski warned of the Holocaust in 1942 but no one believed him | Mail Online

Jan Karski warned of the Holocaust in 1942 but no one believed him Mail Online: "‘Everywhere there was hunger, misery, the atrocious stench of decomposing bodies, the pitiful moans of dying children, the desperate cries and gasps of a people struggling for life against impossible odds.’"?HE WAS IGNORED HOW MANY MORE JAN KARSKI'S ARE BEEN IGNORED AROUND THE WORLD TODAY?

Friday, May 6, 2011

Bahrain - human rights defender Zeinab Al Khawaja explains why she is o...

Profile : the Joint Mobile Group : winners of the Front Line Award 2011

Syria: stand with the protesters

Cost and stigma barrier to people seeking help with mental heath issues - Latest News, Health - Independent.ie

Cost and stigma barrier to people seeking help with mental heath issues - Latest News, Health - Independent.ie: "Those most exposed to the economic downturn are less likely than those in higher social class groups to seek help."?

Prison director defends protection system - RTÉ News

Prison director defends protection system - RTÉ News: "However, it said of the 46 allegations, 23 were examined by the DPP, but not one incident was substantiated and no prison officer was charged."?

John Ashcroft takes image-rehab job with Blackwater - War Room - Salon.com

John Ashcroft takes image-rehab job with Blackwater - War Room - Salon.com: "The attorney general behind the Patriot Act goes to work for security contractors with an awful reputation"?

OBAMA’S SDU SPIES : Infowars Ireland

OBAMA’S SDU SPIES : Infowars Ireland: "It would be a patriotic act of importance if some Deputy were to read into the Dail record Lindstrand’s full report – an English translation of which has been placed on the Internet – if only because it might halt the gallop of the super-spies in Ireland by shining a light on their operations"?

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Long-running Drabinsky and Gottlieb show drags on | FAIR

Long-running Drabinsky and Gottlieb show drags on FAIR: "“How to avoid jail time for white collar crime in Canada.”"?AND IRELAND?

New Statesman - Nick Clegg’s new drive on civil liberties

New Statesman - Nick Clegg’s new drive on civil liberties: "You shouldn't trust any government, actually including this one. You should not trust government – full stop. The natural inclination of government is to hoard power and information; to accrue power to itself in the name of the public good."?

Is class decided by the ‘old school tie’?|7May11|Socialist Worker

Is class decided by the ‘old school tie’?7May11Socialist Worker: "Capitalism is deeply hierarchical. It is based on the division of society into classes. Karl Marx noted this crucial feature more than 150 years ago. The system’s fundamentals have not changed since then."?

OpEdNews - Article: Income Inequality Equals Pathogenic Social Policy

OpEdNews - Article: Income Inequality Equals Pathogenic Social Policy: "'' The threat is not a microbe. It is us, or more accurately, how we organize our social environment.' As the rich get richer and the poor get poorer, the greater the inequality within a society, the greater the physical and social damage existing to those in that society; to those on the bottom, to those at the top and to those along the entire continuum"?

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Anti-corruption squad to probe Montreal city hall | FAIR

Anti-corruption squad to probe Montreal city hall FAIR: "Minister Robert Dutil told reporters Wednesday that he wants the newly-created squad to get to the bottom of the situation as quickly as possible.His announcement comes the day after Claude Dauphin stepped down temporarily as speaker of Montreal city council."?

Ridenhour Prizes Honor Courageous Truth Tellers | FAIR

Ridenhour Prizes Honor Courageous Truth Tellers FAIR: "Thomas Drake, a life-long military man and federal employee, stands accused of betraying his country. His crime? He blew the whistle through proper government channels on massive fraud, waste and abuse within the National Security Agency."?

Finance bodies' secrecy criticised - Republic of Ireland, Local & National - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Finance bodies' secrecy criticised - Republic of Ireland, Local & National - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk: "Ms O'Reilly, who also acts as Ombudsman, called for the Central Bank, Nama and the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) to be some of the first institutions opened up."?

Left to fall derelict: the €2.5m shelter for abused women - Times Online

Left to fall derelict: the €2.5m shelter for abused women - Times Online: "We tried for three years to get to the bottom of this and they wouldn’t answer our correspondence."?

BBC News - Ian Tomlinson unlawfully killed by Pc at G20 protests

BBC News - Ian Tomlinson unlawfully killed by Pc at G20 protests: "Ian Tomlinson was "unlawfully" killed by a Metropolitan Police officer"?

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Financial reform bill requires U.S. to pay millions to corporate whistleblowers | The Daily Caller

Financial reform bill requires U.S. to pay millions to corporate whistleblowers The Daily Caller: "Employees at financial institutions and businesses on Wall Street can now be awarded large sums of money by the federal government in return for informing the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of internal fraud and abuse."?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: August 2010

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: August 2010: "''How can kids from a disadvantaged background who spend years studying cope in irish society against a culture of 'legal corruption'that involves favours,vested interests,patronage,and personal relationships?''"

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Ireland : Infowars Ireland

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Ireland : Infowars Ireland: "'But Mr O’Keeffe said it is “absolutely outrageous” that Mr Noonan would ask the Government to interfere with the judiciary in relation to the Garda probe into Anglo. “The judiciary is independent of all of the state institutions. It has to have regard for all of the rights of the individual under the constitution and surely Michael Noonan is not asking our Government to interfere with the judiciary. If he is, it is an outrageous call and a call that we reject out of hand.”'?"

Anglo second-in-command quits over State’s day-to-day dealings · Business ETC

Anglo second-in-command quits over State’s day-to-day dealings · Business ETC: "ANGLO IRISH BANK’S second most senior executive is to quit the bank after just over a year, having grown frustrated with having to deal with the state authorities in its day-to-day running, it is reported."?

Monday, May 2, 2011

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

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Paul O’Connell: School of Law: University of Leicester: "'Anxious Scrutiny in the Irish Courts: Too Little, Too Late?’'CRIME AND ITS'TRUE'CAUSES?"THE REAL REASONS PROJECT?

'I shouted stop': Finance Department mandarin warned of crash seven times... ALL were ignored | Mail Online

'I shouted stop': Finance Department mandarin warned of crash seven times... ALL were ignored Mail Online: "‘The truth is, nobody wanted to know"?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ISLR - Welcome

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ISLR - Welcome: "This is comprised of witnesses who, following long-term participation in organised crime, have turned state’s evidence against their former associates.'?"

Mail Online - Euroseptic: Mary Ellen Synon in Brussels

Mail Online - Euroseptic: Mary Ellen Synon in Brussels: "What are any of you doing to reverse the decision by the committee of legal affairs at the European Parliament to give immunity from prosecution for income tax evasion to leading German MEP Elmar Brok?"

Government set to retain 20 Garda drivers despite shift to private cars | The Post

Government set to retain 20 Garda drivers despite shift to private cars The Post: "At least 20 of the current 54 ministerial drivers are likely to be retained from the ranks of the Garda despite today’s shift to private cars and civilian drivers, say Garda sources."