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Monday, November 21, 2011

Mystery of priest's violent end casts shadow over time - National News - Independent.ie

Mystery of priest's violent end casts shadow over time - National News - Independent.ie: "It's eating us up because we don't know what happened that night," Ian Maher said after the trial in the Four Courts, Dublin. "We want to know what went on. The whole thing has been very frustrating, it's destroying everything we ever believed in, the legal system, and the church and the law and the politicians and our faith in democracy. We would like to find out what exactly happened to Niall and why he was left to die for so long."?

Cold case draws a blank: Fr Niall Molloy’s family disappointed - National News - Independent.ie

Cold case draws a blank: Fr Niall Molloy’s family disappointed - National News - Independent.ie: Retired Gda Sgt Kevin Forde, who was first on the crime scene in 1985, said he is equally dismayed.
"I am very, very disappointed with this outcome and the fact that it appears the gardai are taking no further action.
"The gardai were given substantial new evidence. The killer is still out there and must be brought to justice," he said.?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Denis Casey - "There's Been No Anglo investigation" "Extensive Patronage of Anglo Irish Bank" - Page 2 - Political World Irish Political Forums & International Political Forums

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Denis Casey - "There's Been No Anglo investigation" "Extensive Patronage of Anglo Irish Bank" - Page 2 - Political World Irish Political Forums & International Political Forums: Denis Casey - "There's Been No Anglo investigation" "Extensive Patronage of Anglo Irish Bank?

Anglo Irish Bank Corporation Ltd -v- Collins & Anor

Anglo Irish Bank Corporation Ltd -v- Collins & Anor: The issue raised related to the admitted alteration by the solicitor for Anglo of the guarantees signed by the defendants and as such whether the alterations made to the guarantees amount to a forgery such that Anglo cannot rely on the documents to recover the sum claimed on foot thereof against the defendants. Further, it as claimed that by virtue of the principle of ex turpi causa non oritur actio, the Bank could not rely on previous guarantees signed by the defendants?

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Memo: Proper Journalists Ought to be Subservient to Power « Antiwar.com Blog

Memo: Proper Journalists Ought to be Subservient to Power « Antiwar.com Blog: What legitimacy does you regime have — other than billions of dollars and weapons?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: DPP out of step with abuse victims | Irish Examiner

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: DPP out of step with abuse victims Irish Examiner: Top ranking gardaí who viewed the files before they went to Dublin all thought they were 'rock solid', as did any lawyers involved with the cases. Yet, time after time, the same conclusion is flung at them and still Father B walks around his local town, sniggering at their hurt and anger."?

dare to dream: Rachel Denning: The Don Quixote Guide to Pursuing Your 'Mad' Dreams

dare to dream: Rachel Denning: The Don Quixote Guide to Pursuing Your 'Mad' Dreams: Doesn't our life lose meaning when we've lost our dream? We become one of the 'walking dead', living a life of 'quiet desperation.'?

Meredith Eaton

Meredith Eaton: Actress Meredith Eaton has been in a number of shows with roots in the law:?WHEN"BEAUTY"VS. DETERMINATION?RACHEL DENNING?

The Growth Illusion: How Economic Growth Has Enriched the Few, Impoverished the Many and Endangered the Planet: Amazon.co.uk: Richard Douthwaite: Books

The Growth Illusion: How Economic Growth Has Enriched the Few, Impoverished the Many and Endangered the Planet: Amazon.co.uk: Richard Douthwaite: Books: The Growth Illusion: How Economic Growth Has Enriched the Few, Impoverished the Many and Endangered the Planet?

Friday, November 18, 2011

BBC News - Finucane and A5 dominate North South Ministerial Council talks

BBC News - Finucane and A5 dominate North South Ministerial Council talks: Unionist ministers are thought to be angry over Mr Kenny's comments backing a full public enquiry into the murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane.?

Confusion in court over whereabouts of McFeely ahead of stay application - The Irish Times - Fri, Nov 18, 2011

Confusion in court over whereabouts of McFeely ahead of stay application - The Irish Times - Fri, Nov 18, 2011: The Chief Justice ordered Mr McFeely be produced “forthwith” but, when the court sat again 10 minutes later, Mr O’Connor said there was confusion among gardaí but he believed Mr McFeely was being brought to court. The court sat again a few minutes later when a garda from the Bridewell attended alone and said he was instructed there was an order for the committal of Mr McFeely.?SUPREME COURT JUDGE SUSAN DENHAM WANTS AN IMMEDIATE INQUIRY INTO WHY MR.MC FEELY WAS LOCKED UP AT ONE P.M.WHEN HE WAS DUE TO ENTER CUSTODY AT FOUR P.M.SHE GAVETHE GARDI AN MR.MC FEELY A WEEK TO SUBMIT WRITTEN STATMENTS TO THE COURT EXPLAINING WHAT HAD HAPPENED IN THOSE FOUR HOURS?

Solicitor seeks injunction against RateYourSolicitor website - The Irish Times - Fri, Nov 18, 2011

Solicitor seeks injunction against RateYourSolicitor website - The Irish Times - Fri, Nov 18, 2011: Dotster Inc had chosen not to appear or respond to the claims, he said. Mr Gill, who was present in court as a "lay litigant" with a dozen supporters, said he had been asked by “victims of Mr Tansey” to help them. He named some individuals whom he said would be willing to be summoned to court to give evidence against the solicitor.?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Public Inquiry · Unanswered questions

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Public Inquiry · Unanswered questions: "SO HERES A SPECIFIC CASE OF HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE THAT WAS BRUSHED UNDER THE CARPET,”you must rember that Susan Denem now supreme court judge once sat on the garda complaints board”A YOUNG PROFOUNDLY DEAF MAN WAS BEATEN TO A PULP WHILE IN GARDA CUSTODY,TO ADD INSULT TO INJURY HE WAS GIVEN HIS RIGHT TO A PHONE CALL}now i dont know how many members of the public who ever heard a profoundly deaf person on a phone”BUT A PERSON DEAF FROM BIRTH FROM RUBELLA”who is in a high state of distress is not a very nice thing to listen too on the other end of the phone or anywhere else for that matter,he still suffers to this day from that beating one of a few he recived,from the so called few bad apples in the gardi.there is good and bad everywhere but those with arbitary powers are the worse espically if they are not checked.CLOSED RANKS ATTITUDE,"?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: accused of kidnapping paddoconnell public inquiry - Google Search

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: accused of kidnapping paddoconnell public inquiry - Google Search: THE PEOPLE WHO IT IS SAID KIDNAPPED JIM LACEY WERE SENT BEFORE THE SPECIAL CRIMINAL COURTS.OTHERS WHO WERE "ACCUSED IN THE WRONG" WERE LEFT TO SWING,JUST LIKE ALL THOSE MENTIONED IN THE RYAN REPORT.?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: "ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com

http://paddoconnell.blogspot.com/2009/12/encouragechangepaddoconnell8gmailcom_13.html: "CERTAIN PEOPLE BEEN SENT TO PRISON FOR CONTEMPT.WHEN EAMONN BARNES WAS THE DPP HE HAD TO APPEAR IN THE HIGH COURT ON 15th APRIL 1991, IT IS ALLEGED FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH COURT INSTRUCTIONS[CONTEMPT]THEN ON THE 19th OCT.1992 THE 'STATE'[THE PEOPLE]IN A CASE OF 'ESTOPPEL'PROCEEDINGS WHERE IT WAS ALSO ALLEGED THE STATE DISOBYED A HIGH COURT ORDER FOR DISCOVERY OF DOCUMENTS THAT WAS CRUCIAL TO A PERSONS DEFENCE[CONTEMPT]?ARE THE COURTS SELECTIVE IN WHO THEY HOLD IN CONTEMPT OF COURT?YOU ALSO HAD THE GARDA FERGAL FOLEY CASE?GARDA CHURCH AND RAY MURRAY CASE?THEIR CASE RESULTED IN THE THEN COMMISSIONER PATRICK CULLIGAN MAKING A DIRECTIVE IN A SECRET MEMO 'IN THE INTERESTS OF'JUSTICE',OR GOOD ORDER AND DISIPLINE WITHIN THE GARDI IT 'MAY'BECOME NECESSARY THAT AN'INFORMANTS'IDENTITY BE DISCLOSED?[22/12/1993]KYRON FITZGERALD SUNDAY INDEPENDENT"?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Ministers Shatter and Fitzgerald – statement on the Cloyne Report « MerrionStreet.ie Irish Government News Service

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Ministers Shatter and Fitzgerald – statement on the Cloyne Report « MerrionStreet.ie Irish Government News Service: GARDI LIED TO VICTIM,CLAIMING A NON-EXISTENT FILE HAD GONE TO THE DPP.WHAT PRICE ABUSE, SUICIDE,ANGER,SELF-DESTRUCTIVE BEHAVIOUR,POOR SELF-ESTEEM,DEPRESSION,"ISOLATION"STRESS,EXHAUSTION.BECAUSE OF"CHARISMATIC" EVIL SCUM IN POSITIONS OF POWER AND TRUST WHO'S SOLE CONCERN IS TO PROTECT THE REPUTATION OF AN INSTITUTION AND THEIR OWN PERSONAL AMBITIONS?THE REAL REASONS PROJECT?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Garda spoke of man 'deserving a slap', court hears | BreakingNews.ie

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Garda spoke of man 'deserving a slap', court hears BreakingNews.ie: "Gda Lynch told Mr Tom O’Connell SC, prosecuting, that Gda Conlon rang him almost a week after the alleged incident and in that conversation told him: “It was nothing to do with you, but as far as you’re concerned we were there to arrest him.”"?HOW MANY OTHER CASES ARE THERE WHERE GARDI HADENT THE "CONSCIENCE"TO TELL THE TRUTH FOR FEAR OF THEIR FUTURE PROSPECTS?THE CLOCK PUBLIC HOUSE THOMAS ST.?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Family legal move over mum's garda car death - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Family legal move over mum's garda car death - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "The family will now take legal advice on the possibility of taking a civil case against the gardai. Mr Seavers was further critical of the garda investigation into the death,saying it was 'unacceptable' that it was done by patrol car driver Niamh Seberry's colleagues at Donnybrook station"?

Garda Síochána apologises to family for raid mistake | Irish Examiner

Garda Síochána apologises to family for raid mistake Irish Examiner: AN Garda Síochána has apologised to five members of a Galway family who claimed they were assaulted and imprisoned in their own home after their house was raided by mistake in a search for drugs.?

Family gets apology over mistaken drug raid on home - National News - Independent.ie

Family gets apology over mistaken drug raid on home - National News - Independent.ie: The action arose out of what they claimed was the unlawful entry by gardai to their home on March 4, 2008. They sought damages for false imprisonment, trespass, invasion of privacy, negligence, breach of duty, assault, intentional and reckless infliction of emotional suffering. They also sought aggravated and exemplary damages.?IS THIS A WORKING-CLASS FAMILY?

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Public Inquiry · Examining corruption in Ireland

Public Inquiry · Examining corruption in Ireland: As I have said on many previous occasions – it is long past time that the people of Ireland united to bring our corrupt political system crashing down.?

The Department of Justice and Equality: CONSULTATION PROCESS ON NEW HUMAN RIGHTS AND EQUALITY BODY

The Department of Justice and Equality: CONSULTATION PROCESS ON NEW HUMAN RIGHTS AND EQUALITY BODY: The Working Group on the establishment of the new, enhanced Human Rights and Equality Commission is seeking input and ideas from civil society, members of the public and those interested in the future of human rights and equality in Ireland, on key questions arising from their Terms of Reference. This consultation process will help to inform the Working Group’s consideration of the functions, features and priorities of the new Human Rights and Equality Commission.?

The Department of Justice and Equality: Statement by Alan Shatter TD, Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence relating to Referendum on Judicial Salaries

The Department of Justice and Equality: Statement by Alan Shatter TD, Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence relating to Referendum on Judicial Salaries: The roles of each also on occasion interact, in that the Government is accountable to Parliament and laws enacted by Parliament can be struck down by our courts where they violate constitutional principle.?

The Truth About The Holocaust

The Truth About The Holocaust: The rights of Jews were restricted by "laws"?

Barrett Values Centre

Barrett Values Centre: The principal value that governs the quality of democracy is Trust. There are seven other values that must be in place before people will trust each other and their government. Each value is dependent on the adoption and practice of the previous value. The sequence of values that dictate the quality of democracy are as follows: freedom, Equality, Accountability, justice, fairness, Openness and Transparency. Once all these values are in place then trust can be found. Trust is the value that enables nations to become internally cohesive.?

Irish leader denies leaking budget to Germany < German news | Expatica Germany

Irish leader denies leaking budget to Germany < German news Expatica Germany: Irish opposition parties said if reports were true that the document was seen in the German parliament, it would represent a "staggering breach of faith" which suggested Germany was "now pulling the strings," the Irish Times reported.?

Regulator knew of loans, says Drumm - The Irish Times - Thu, Nov 17, 2011

Regulator knew of loans, says Drumm - The Irish Times - Thu, Nov 17, 2011: FORMER ANGLO Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has challenged the bank’s lawsuit against him in his US bankruptcy case, arguing the Financial Regulator was “fully aware” of the transferring of Seán FitzPatrick’s multimillion euro loans off the books of the bank.?THE"REAL"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: There is a new and unique development in human history that is taking place around the world; it is unprecedented in reach and volume, and it is also the greatest threat to all global power structures: the ‘global political awakening.’ The term was coined by Zbigniew Brzezinski, and refers to the fact that, as Brzezinski wrote:?

#uds-search-results

#uds-search-results: "This massive ‘global political awakening’ which presents the gravest and greatest challenge to the organized powers of globalization"?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Inside Job « FreeView Documentaries

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Inside Job « FreeView Documentaries: ‘Inside Job’ provides a comprehensive analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008, which at a cost over $20 trillion, caused millions of people to lose their jobs and homes in the worst recession since the Great Depression, and nearly resulted in a global financial collapse. Through exhaustive research and extensive interviews with key financial insiders, politicians, "journalists", and academics, the film traces the rise of a rogue industry which has corrupted politics, regulation, and academia?THE LAW?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: God's Wheat Field

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: 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. But the tares will not be saved from it; they will be cast into the trouble and have their portion with the hypocrites.'SO LOOKING AROUND THE WORLD TODAY WHO OR WHERE ARE THESE HYPOCRITES?DONT GIVE UP ARCHBISHOP DIARMUID MARTIN GOD IS TRUELY ON YOUR SIDE."?

Social Mobility and Social Class in Ireland: Richard Breen: 0717120554

Social Mobility and Social Class in Ireland: Richard Breen: 0717120554: Based on original research by the Economic and Social Research Institute, the authors show that class barriers in Ireland are substantially more rigid than in other countries. They go on to argue that the introduction of free education has not reduced educational inequalities. Rather than observing a movement towards equality of opportunity, research has shown a continued capacity of those in privileged positions to maintain their relative advantages against the encroachment of outsiders. The findings set out in this book provide compelling evidence of the continuing significance in Ireland of class differences in income, standards of living, poverty, economic stress and physical and mental health?TO PUT IT IN PERSPECTIVE, I WILL QUOTE FROM TWO LETTERS IN TODAYS IRISH DAILY MAIL(17/11/2011) "WHERE IS THE OUTRAGE"BY MICHAEL HYDE FERMOY CO.CORK THE GIST OF THE LETTER IS THOSE FROM PRIVILEGED BACKGROUNDS AND THE WELL CONNECTED ARE REWARDED FOR FAILURE:AND THOSE FROM A WORKING-CLASS BACKGROUND ARE NOT THE BENEFACTORS OF "CLERICAL ERRORS".AS HE ALSO SAYS HOW MANY CLERICAL ERRORS ARE MADE IN FAVOUR OF THE POLITICAL ELITE?UNQUOTE.HARRY STEPHENSON KIRCUBBIN,CO.DOWN LETTER"THE RIGHT WAY TO LEND"ALSO SHOWS THE DIFFERENCE IN THE WAY AN ORDINARY JOE SOAP IS TREATED BY THOSE WITH POWER,IT IS AS HE STATED THE SAME KIND OF"INEQUALITY"THAT HAS THE COUNTRY AND THE WORLD IN THE FINANCIAL MESS THAT IT IS IN TODAY?THE MORAL OF THE STORY IS SOCIAL-INEQUALITY BY THE DEGENERATES WHO RULE THE WORLD WILL CAUSE ARMAGEDDON?

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

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

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: 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"?

New Irish Constitution for a New Republic - Brian's Blog

New Irish Constitution for a New Republic - Brian's Blog: Lots of changes to the Constitution are needed. For example, it would be appropriate to ensure that "cherishing all the children of the nation equally" in the 1916 Proclamation is transposed into a new Constitution?

WE ARE IN EPIDEMIC WARNS EXPERT; IRISH DAILY MIRROR PROBE REVEALS DRUG GANGS HIJACKING DEBS BALLS. - Free Online Library

WE ARE IN EPIDEMIC WARNS EXPERT; IRISH DAILY MIRROR PROBE REVEALS DRUG GANGS HIJACKING DEBS BALLS. - Free Online Library: Ms Kenny called for the Government to allocate money to schools to help educate children against drugs.?SHE ALSO SAID:WHILE VOLUNTARY BODIES ARE BEING CUT-THOSE WHO COULD ACTUALLY HELP PREVENT THE PROBLEM FROM WORSENING-THE GOVERNMENT IS SOMEHOW ABLE TO FIND MONEY FOR ITSELF,TO GIVE ITSELF RAISES AND LOOK AFTER ITS OWN INTERESTS.?

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

New Era, Same Old Gang « Shane Ross

New Era, Same Old Gang « Shane Ross: State plutocrats pay outside voices to protect them.?

Irish Politics, Current Affairs and Magazine Archive - Politico.ie | The neoliberal assault on democracy

Irish Politics, Current Affairs and Magazine Archive - Politico.ie The neoliberal assault on democracy: It Decimates Long-Standing Institutions Of Social Democracy?

PAC banking inquiry will fill gap left by defeated referendum – Murphy | Fine Gael

PAC banking inquiry will fill gap left by defeated referendum – Murphy Fine Gael: “In the absence of stronger investigative powers, the PAC has agreed to examine how it can conduct an inquiry, while adhering to the Constitutional provisions as outlined in the Abbeylara judgement. Legal advice suggests that the PAC can examine issues and make findings showing culpability in certain areas, such as the waste of public money.?

Council threatens 626 households with eviction - The Irish Times - Thu, Jul 21, 2011

Council threatens 626 households with eviction - The Irish Times - Thu, Jul 21, 2011: He has since sought an explanation of what is happening with the 287 households who are more than a year behind in their rent and who are neither on repayment plans nor facing evictions.?No.3 MARROWBONE LANE CLOSE?

Councillor denies conflict of interest in eviction case | Irish Examiner

Councillor denies conflict of interest in eviction case Irish Examiner: A DUBLIN City Councillor has denied a conflict of interest where he is acting as solicitor in a case where a local community association is seeking to evict a drug treatment programme from a building.?

Easons - Bailiffs: The Law and Your Rights by John Kruse

Easons - Bailiffs: The Law and Your Rights by John Kruse: Bailiffs: The Law and Your Rights ?
John Kruse

Ireland's Fate Tied to Doomed Banks - WSJ.com

Ireland's Fate Tied to Doomed Banks - WSJ.com: "Liquidity, not capital, is the main issue in the current crisis," financial regulator Patrick Neary wrote to Kevin Cardiff, a top finance-department official, on Sept. 10. A week later, Anglo executives told government officials that the bank's core business, despite the cash crunch, was healthy: "Loan book remains strong," they said. And Merrill Lynch bankers working for the government advised that another lender, Irish Nationwide Building Society, could absorb any bad loans. (It has since needed €5.4 billion in bailout money.) Merrill and INBS declined to comment. Mr. Neary couldn't be reached for comment.?

Dr. Bill Tormey, Dublin North West Fine Gael; Glasnevin; Finglas; Ballymun; Councillor; DCC » Simon Carswell on how the bank guarantee happened

Dr. Bill Tormey, Dublin North West Fine Gael; Glasnevin; Finglas; Ballymun; Councillor; DCC » Simon Carswell on how the bank guarantee happened: IT WAS THE biggest financial gamble, and arguably the biggest policy
decision, ever taken by an Irish government. The move in September 2008 to
guarantee the banking system, covering customer deposits and banks’ own
borrowings to a total of €440 billion, tied the future of the country and
its finances to the survival of its banks.?WAS IT LEGAL?WAS IT CONSTITUTIONAL?WAS IT ALL DONE OVER THE PHONE?

Public Inquiry · Mr. Cardiff’s powerful friends

Public Inquiry · Mr. Cardiff’s powerful friends: She was also warned that she could be sued for Mr. Cardiff’s loss of income?MUST BE GREAT TO OWN A CLOSET FULL OF SKELETONS? THE GHOST OF XMAS PAST 2008?

Harvard Students Join the Movement | Truthout

Harvard Students Join the Movement Truthout: Over the last ten days, Harvard students twice stopped business as usual at this richest of all US private universities. An Occupy Harvard encampment of tents followed a large march of many hundreds through the campus protesting Harvard's complicity in the nation's extreme inequality of income and wealth?

Gilmore denies Childers was warned over views - RTÉ News

Gilmore denies Childers was warned over views - RTÉ News: The Ireland East MEP said that she was also warned not to give any interviews to the media on the subject?

Bail Out the People-Not the Banks!

Bail Out the People-Not the Banks!: Bail Out the People, Not the Banks!?

Childers: Labour threatened to expel me over Cardiff row | Irish Examiner

Childers: Labour threatened to expel me over Cardiff row Irish Examiner: Labour MEP Nessa Childers has said she has been threatened with expulsion from the party because of her strong opposition to Kevin Cardiff's proposed appointment to the European Court of Auditors.?"CHANGE" IRISH STYLE?

Monday, November 14, 2011

Ending political cronyism - The Irish Times - Tue, Nov 15, 2011

Ending political cronyism - The Irish Times - Tue, Nov 15, 2011: Details of this unhealthy development have been outlined in this newspaper by Paul Cullen of our political staff. The articles should cause concern in Government. If Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore wish to retain the confidence of the electorate at a time of transition, when the economy is under great pressure and job prospects are poor, they should consider this issue a priority. Their pre-election promises to advertise posts in advance; to invite suitable applicants to apply for positions and to grant Oireachtas committees a role in approving nominations contributed to their eventual success. And while these undertakings disappeared in the programme for government, their effect has lingered on?

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Public Inquiry · Note to Marian Finucane: Flirting with reality can be embarrassing

Public Inquiry · Note to Marian Finucane: Flirting with reality can be embarrassing: You will not find many people in Ireland, and not one person in the media, willing to criticise this icon of the Irish state and yet he’s obviously a complete ignoramus on the subject of Fianna Fail and the major part played by that party in the destruction of Ireland?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Fr Brian D’Arcy and his Critics: How Should Christians Talk about each Other? | Gladys Ganiel

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Fr Brian D’Arcy and his Critics: How Should Christians Talk about each Other? Gladys Ganiel: "The internet changed that, and we are now beginning to see the effects. Blogs provide a venue for the release of compressed anger and, yes, it can get quite ugly."?

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

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: How close to the truth is Michael Noonan's TV villain?: 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?"

CONNECT TO MY ANGELS: Áras an Uachtaráin - Speeches

CONNECT TO MY ANGELS: Áras an Uachtaráin - Speeches: I will "seek" to achieve an inclusive citizenship where every citizen participates and everyone is treated with respect.?AS JOHN WATERS SAYS IN TODAYS IRISH MAIL ON SUNDAY(13/11/2o011)DOE'S THAT INCLUDE THE MAN HE MET OUTSIDE LEINSTER HOUSE WHO HAS HAD HIS LIFE TURNED UPSIDE DOWN BECAUSE HE CAME INTO CONFLICT WITH A SENIOR MEMBER OF THE ESTABLISHMENT?

Friday, November 11, 2011

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: IPRT welcomes landmark report on prison accountability | Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT)

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: IPRT welcomes landmark report on prison accountability Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT): "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, and that the failure to address this problem was leading to “the beginning of a culture of impunity, advantage of which is being taken by a group of staff”"?

Blogger: Blogger Dashboard

Blogger: Blogger Dashboard: Lord Woolf concluded that
the absence of a grievance procedure meant that there was a lack of justice
within prisons.?

Seanad Éireann - 28/Sep/2011 Address by President of the Irish Human Rights Commission

Seanad Éireann - 28/Sep/2011 Address by President of the Irish Human Rights Commission: Sometimes “human rights speak” can almost be a foreign language, designed to exclude rather than include people.?ESPECIALLY THOSE IN DISADVANTAGED AREAS WHERE TALK IS CHEAP, AS IS POETRY, AND RHETORIC STINKS.AS JN MACKEY SAID"SPEECHES ALONE WILL NOT TRANSFORM SOCIETY"?

In re Custom House Capital Ltd – HC – Appointment of liquidator, abuse of client funds « Stare Decisis Hibernia

In re Custom House Capital Ltd – HC – Appointment of liquidator, abuse of client funds « Stare Decisis Hibernia: Application to wind up investment company – application by Central Bank of Ireland – appointment of inspectors – preparation of report – publication of redacted report – circulation of full report to certain authorities – conclusion of systematic abuse of client funds – insolvency of company – appointment of liquidator – whether to adjourn to allow investors to consider report – Article 172(1), European Communities (Market in Financial Instruments) Regulations 2007 – Ponzi scheme – false accounting?

Central Bank of Ireland investigation into ‘unfounded’ European Bank Authority stress test claims | Random Irish News

Central Bank of Ireland investigation into ‘unfounded’ European Bank Authority stress test claims Random Irish News: THE Central Bank has received allegations from one of its own officials that Irish bank stress test data it processed was ‘doctored’ before being passed on to Europe.?

The Press Association: New president seeks inclusive state

The Press Association: New president seeks inclusive state: The newly sworn in President said his term in office would be one of creativity and ideas and he would work towards transforming Irish society until it was profoundly ethical and inclusive?

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

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Edit Comments ‹ Oconnellpadd13's Blog — WordPress: "'It appears that Brian Cowen wants his party f.f.to change their old ways and become more socially inclusive in order to “ENCOURAGE”community support,activism and move away from selfish materialism.(so says John Lee of the irish mail on sunday)he also says that Mr Cowen is anxious to conduct a rapid overhaul of his partys "IMAGE".Mr Cowen will outline his homespun vision of a socially inclusive Ireland where communities care for the most vulnerable in society.'?"AND NOW THAT THERE IS AN ELECTION EVERYONE ELSE IS SAYING THE SAME,BUT ITS TOO LATE FOR RACHEL PEAVOY?BUT PRESIDENT MICHAEL D HIGGINS IS GOING TO "TRY"AND CHANGE THAT TO A MORE"INCLUSIVE"REPUBLIC?1964?11/11/11.?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Justice Louis D. Brandeis Quote/Quotation

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Justice Louis D. Brandeis Quote/Quotation: "'The government is the potent omnipresent teacher. For good or ill it teaches the "whole people by its example"?. Crime is contagious. If the government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy. To declare that the end justifies the means -- to declare that the government may commit crimes -- would bring terrible retribution"?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: excerpts from the book A Farewell To Justice - Jim Garrison, JFK's assassination, and the case that should have changed history by Joan Mellen

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: excerpts from the book A Farewell To Justice - Jim Garrison, JFK's assassination, and the case that should have changed history by Joan Mellen: WHAT SOME PEOPLE WILL DO FOR POWER AND MONEY?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: SSRN-Anxious Scrutiny in the Irish Courts: Too Little, Too Late? by Paul O'Connell

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: SSRN-Anxious Scrutiny in the Irish Courts: Too Little, Too Late? by Paul O'Connell: "'This article also considers whether or not this departure from rigid reasonableness has come too late to make any real difference, given the potential supplanting of reasonableness with proportionality review'?POLITICAL AND LEGAL REFORM?'"

Council wants Priory Hall orders set aside - RTÉ News

Council wants Priory Hall orders set aside - RTÉ News: Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns said the city council had put a torpedo into Priory Hall and the collateral damage was the dislocation of 250 people who lived there. He said he did not understand how the city council could say they had no responsibility for them.?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Ian Bailey’s bid to get Garda files adjourned | Irish Examiner

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Ian Bailey’s bid to get Garda files adjourned Irish Examiner: Frank Buttimer, expressed concern that Mr Bailey was arrested on foot of a statement made by a shopkeeper Marie Farrell, which she later withdrew.?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Ian Bailey’s bid to get Garda files adjourned | Irish Examiner

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Ian Bailey’s bid to get Garda files adjourned Irish Examiner: "Mr Bailey wants the state to provide discovery of all documents, reports, records, statements, notes and memoranda of interviews generated by gardaí in their investigation'"?AND RIGHTLY SO?

Ian Bailey lawyers claim 'breathtaking' wrongdoing by state officers | Irish Examiner

Ian Bailey lawyers claim 'breathtaking' wrongdoing by state officers Irish Examiner: He said the information revealed garda misbehaviour and added the extent of wrongdoing by state officers was "breathtaking, even by the lowest standards encountered by the courts" in past cases.?

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Disgraced sergeant had station bust-up with Fair City actor - News, Frontpage - Herald.ie

Disgraced sergeant had station bust-up with Fair City actor - News, Frontpage - Herald.ie: The court heard how Ms O'Neill had gone to Dun Laoghaire Garda Station on July 11, 2002, to wait for a friend in custody.?

Opinions within the force about Garda watchdog body remain mixed - The Irish Times - Wed, Nov 09, 2011

Opinions within the force about Garda watchdog body remain mixed - The Irish Times - Wed, Nov 09, 2011: THE SENTENCING in Waterford on Monday of a serving Garda sergeant and two former gardaí represented "the first time" in the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission’s six years that Garda members it brought to trial were convicted and imprisoned.?

Shamed assault garda will fight to keep her dream job - National News - Independent.ie

Shamed assault garda will fight to keep her dream job - National News - Independent.ie: Sgt Martha McEnery (42) has been suspended from the force for the past 22 months but she continues to receive 75pc of her pay.?

Public Inquiry · Update on complaint against Fine Gael Cllr. Pat Kennedy

Public Inquiry · Update on complaint against Fine Gael Cllr. Pat Kennedy: On 20th Oct last I received a letter from Limerick City Council informing me that Cllr. Kennedy (Fine Gael) had been requested to submit a report by 1st November to the Council regarding allegations that he cheated on his expenses.
This arose from my formal complaint regarding Cllr. Kennedy’s activities.
The Council assured me that they would contact me after reviewing Cllr. Kennedy’s report.
Having heard nothing since I rang the Council today and was informed that Cllr. Kennedy’s report was to hand and would be forwarded to me very shortly?

billmaherdub's Channel - YouTube

billmaherdub's Channel - YouTube: Corruption knows no bounds in Ireland at any level of society. ?

Hacked account – bogus message « Stare Decisis Hibernia

Hacked account – bogus message « Stare Decisis Hibernia: A hacked message was posted this morning onto the Stare Decisis Hibernia site, which was e-mailed to all the subscribers. This was sent from my Gmail account, which I sometimes use to update the web site. The Gmail account has been hacked and the password changed. I am trying to sort it out at the moment.
Thank you to everybody who telephoned me arising from the message. Many apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Mark Tottenham

Sunday, November 6, 2011

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: False Consciousness About Law's Legitimacy

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/2009/08/false-consciousness-about-laws.html: "A capitalist economic system is justified by the insistence that human beings are inherently selfish, competitive, and accumulative and that people who fall behind have only themselves to blame; people learn to expect the worst from others and from themselves"?

Bennett -v- Egan & Ors

Bennett -v- Egan & Ors: “No matter that the judge was under some gross error or ignorance or was actuated by envy, hatred and malice, and all uncharitableness, he is not liable to an action. The remedy of the party aggrieved is to appeal to a court of appeal or to apply for habeas corpus, or a writ of error or certiorari, or to take such step to reverse his ruling. Of course if the judge has accepted bribes or been in the least degree corrupt, or has perverted the course of justice, he can be punished in the criminal courts. That apart, however, a judge is not liable to an action for damages. The reason is not because the judge has any privilege to make mistakes or to do wrong. It is so that he should be able to do his duty with complete independence and free from fear.”?

At G20 Summit, Civil Society Demands "People First, Not Finances" | Truthout

At G20 Summit, Civil Society Demands "People First, Not Finances" Truthout: Peter Bosshard, policy director of International Rivers, told IPS, "Civil society groups want to have access to G20 meetings so we can ensure that social justice, environmental protection and the fight against climate change remain part of the official agenda and that the deals agreed upon at these exclusive meetings don't just benefit the richest one percent."?

With People in the Streets, 1 Percent Congress Continues to Push Austerity | Truthout

With People in the Streets, 1 Percent Congress Continues to Push Austerity Truthout: This situation of crony government protecting the connected rich while people are in the streets demanding change is more and more reminiscent of Egypt under Mubarak.?

Justice Minister Alan Shatter blames AGs' 'grenade' for poll loss - National News - Independent.ie

Justice Minister Alan Shatter blames AGs' 'grenade' for poll loss - National News - Independent.ie: "And it might have been helpful if some of those who signed the declaration of the eight attorneys perhaps made some "declaration of interest."?

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Cardinal Sean Brady | Colm O'Gorman

Cardinal Sean Brady Colm O'Gorman: Readers might recall Cardinal Sean Brady being the subject of widespread anger when it was revealed that he swore two child victims of the serial abuser Fr Brendan Smith to secrecy when he played a role in a church investigation into allegations made by the children against Smith.?

Catholic bishops' publisher accused of porn says its only erotica

Catholic bishops' publisher accused of porn says its only erotica: The New American reports lay Catholics in Germany have been aware of the episcopacy's ownership of the publishing company for decades and have tried unsuccessfully to stop the bishops, but when the Catholic laity tried to intervene, the bishops ignored them. Catholic activist Gabriele Kuby, according to The New American, sent a 70-page file to German bishops detailing the facts of their ownership of WELTBILD and the problems involved:?
With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful?
Greenwald is a constitutional lawyer who has become perhaps the most vigilant watchdog columnist on behalf of civil liberties and our rights under the Constitution. Beholden to neither party, his defining standards are the law, honesty, and universal principles of justice. In this book, Greenwald offers another informed, scathing indictment of an American legal system that prosecutes the powerless while providing immunity to the ruling elite.?

Too Big to Jail | Truthout

Too Big to Jail Truthout: So why has Robert Rubin, the onetime treasury secretary who went on to become Citigroup chairman during the time of the corporation’s financial shenanigans, never been held accountable for this and other deep damage done to the U.S. economy on his watch?

Friday, November 4, 2011

Bill Moyers: "Our Politicians Are Money Launderers in the Trafficking of Power and Policy" | Truthout

Bill Moyers: "Our Politicians Are Money Launderers in the Trafficking of Power and Policy" Truthout: “News is what people want to keep hidden; everything else is publicity.”?

Former solicitor charged with theft and fraud offences to value of €1m - The Irish Times - Fri, Nov 04, 2011

Former solicitor charged with theft and fraud offences to value of €1m - The Irish Times - Fri, Nov 04, 2011: Mary Miley (54), Duncairn Avenue, Bray, Co Wicklow, was arrested yesterday morning by detectives from the Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation.?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Watchdog’s Wasted Efforts « Shane Ross

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Watchdog’s Wasted Efforts « Shane Ross: "Plenty of vultures are enjoying the feast served up by the rotting economy. The Department of Finance — or other equally generous organs of the State — have paid more than €11m to solicitors Arthur Cox, over €6m to accountants PwC and over €7m to investment bankers Merrill Lynch, supposedly to plot a route out of our banking catastrophe."?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Lies in a Mirror: An Essay on Evil and Deceit by Peter Charleton

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Lies in a Mirror: An Essay on Evil and Deceit by Peter Charleton: "'Call this condition ‘deceit’ - a condition when taken to its ultimate results in the destruction of the ‘victim’.'?THE VICTIM BEEN THE CITIZENS OF IRELAND AND THEIR IRISH SOVEREIGNTY?"

Nicolas Sarkozy: Will Emperor of Excess bankrupt France? | Mail Online

Nicolas Sarkozy: Will Emperor of Excess bankrupt France? Mail Online: To Sarkozy’s fury, the scale of the waste has been laid bare by a woman called "Aurélie Boullet", an articulate, well-educated 30-year-old civil servant, who produced a workplace diary called, sarcastically, Absolument Dé-bor-dée (Absolutely Snowed Under), which promptly earned her the sack.?THIS LADY IS MY IDOL?

Thursday, November 3, 2011

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Anglo, INBS restructuring threatened as “cute hoor” economics meets Wall Street savvy « NAMA Wine Lake

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Anglo, INBS restructuring threatened as “cute hoor” economics meets Wall Street savvy « NAMA Wine Lake: "The complaint appears not yet to be online in the US courts system (and it is hoped that more detail can be attached here later today) but it seems that this action has the potential to stall, if not scupper, the government’s plans for the wind-down of Anglo. UPDATE (1): 15th February, 2011 According to Bloomberg (and credit to Gerard Sheehy for pointing it out), the case is Fir Tree Capital Opportunity Master Fund LP v. Anglo Irish Bank Corp., 11-CV-0955, Southern District of New York Manhattan and we hope to have the application details later today. UPDATE (2): 15th February, 2011."?POLITICAL PROMISES?

Latest EU Summit Leaders deal will not prevent a further deepening of the crisis | Joe Higgins.ie

Latest EU Summit Leaders deal will not prevent a further deepening of the crisis Joe Higgins.ie: It is said that the German Government was looking for a mandatory 60% write down by European banks on the money lent by them to Greece. The banks vehemently resisted and in the end they got substantially less burden to bear. The 50% write down that has been announced after the Summit is in fact ‘voluntary’ and there is already much speculation that many of the banks involved will not accept this.?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Hypothermia death: Calls to switch on heat ‘ignored’ | Irish Examiner

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Hypothermia death: Calls to switch on heat ‘ignored’ Irish Examiner: "It will be interesting to see what kind of change they propose to bring about in relation to the questions put to the political leaders by the irish daily mail on my behalf about Rachael's case.Our new leader Enda Kenny said'I was shocked at what happened and will be raising it with members of the council.It is not acceptable that a young mother can die in that way this year.Eamon Gilmore said the case of Rachel Peavoy was truly shocking ,labour has been campaigning for years for a proper fuel poverty strategy.Gerry Adams said it is an absolute outrage that a woman found dead in ballymun last year died of hypothermia because she had no heating.There are many people and communities who have already been so badly served by the political elite."?I WAS AT A PEACEFUL PROTEST TODAY "JUSTICE FOR RACHEL PEAVOY"OUTSIDE DUBLIN CITY COUNCIL OFFICE IN BALLYMUN,AND I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHAT ENDA KENNY HAS DONE SINCE HE TOLD THE IRISH DAILY MAIL HE WOULD BE RAISING THE ISSUE WITH MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL?

Public Inquiry · Enda’s judge

Public Inquiry · Enda’s judge: I see the Taoiseach’s friend, Patrick Durcan, has been appointed a District Court judge.
Here’s what Durcan had to say last February after Enda Kenny’s election victory.
It is a great day for Ireland, as Ireland is now led by a Taoiseach who is incorruptible, honest and who has a vision for the country.
And in case any of you cynical people out there think that Enda the incorruptible had any influence on this appointment.
Mr Kenny’s spokesman dismissed any suggestion the Taoiseach would have influenced the decision.
So there – it’s all transparent and above board.?

Appointing Judges - Journalist.ie

Appointing Judges - Journalist.ie: From Newspaper Man: In the last month the Fine Gael/Labour government has appointed its first five judges; two to the High Court, three to the District Court.All five had strong links with either Fine Gael or Labour.Despite Alan Shatter, the Minister for Justice, previously attacking Fianna Fail for appointing its supporters to the bench the government seems happy to carry on in similar fashion. (See this Dail
This post first appeared on Mark Tighe\\\’s blog?

Senators Introduce Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United | Truthout

Senators Introduce Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United Truthout: One of the overarching themes of the 99 Percent Movement is that our democracy is too corrupted by corporate special interests. This corruption was worsened last year by the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, which allowed for huge new unregulated flows of corporate political spending.?

Why The Haves Have So Much : NPR

Why The Haves Have So Much : NPR: Economist Jared Bernstein, who used to staff the Middle Class Task Force at the White House, argues the Republican budget drafted by Ryan would worsen inequality, because it would cut government programs that benefit the poor and middle class, while cutting taxes for the wealthy.
"I think it was Warren Buffett who said, 'If there's class warfare out there, my class is winning,'" Bernstein says. "It's not that you want your tax system to totally offset the inequality in market outcomes. I don't. But you certainly don't want them to make it worse. And plans like those of Paul Ryan do. And that to me sounds a lot like class warfare."?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: July 2010

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: July 2010: 'SOCIAL ENGINEERING?"

International Bankers and War [Archive] - David Icke's Official Forums

International Bankers and War [Archive] - David Icke's Official Forums: “Give me control of a nations money and I care not who writes its laws”
-Amschel Bauer (Rothschild)?

DEFAULT OPTION IS BACK ON THE TABLE IN GREECE - Max Keiser

DEFAULT OPTION IS BACK ON THE TABLE IN GREECE - Max Keiser: At the same time Vatican spokesman, Apostolic Delegate Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli (later Pope John XXIII) after personal surveys, found that deaths in the cities of Athens and Piraeus had tripled due to the famine during the winter of 1941-42 (300,000 deaths). Even Goebbels noted in his diary, “…. starvation (in Greece) has become an endemic disease. On the streets of Athens, people are dying by thousands from starvation “.?

Greece debt crisis: Greeks believe Germans owe them £60bn | Mail Online

Greece debt crisis: Greeks believe Germans owe them £60bn Mail Online: Festering anger, Nazi war crimes and the £60bn the Greeks believe the Germans owe them?

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Call for new laws to protect whistleblowers | Irish Examiner

Call for new laws to protect whistleblowers Irish Examiner: "We must not see human rights as legalistic concepts but a very practical way of ensuring that everyone is treated with dignity and respect," said Ms Leahy.?

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: July 2009

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/2009_07_01_archive.html: .SOCIAL CLASS
APARTHEID IS ALIVE AND KICKING.?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Gardaí want job restrictions lifted - The Irish Times - Mon, Apr 26, 2010

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Gardaí want job restrictions lifted - The Irish Times - Mon, Apr 26, 2010: "Rank and file gardaí want the Minister for Justice Dermot Ahern to relax rules that ban them from taking part time paid work outside their duties"HOW LONG HAS THIS ALLEGED "BAN"BEEN IN FORCE?(CLOCK PUBLIC HOUSE THOMAS STREET)?WHO'S WATCHING THE WATCHERS?

Ministers » agenda.ie

Ministers » agenda.ie: Receiving many emails today on Student Fees, Bondholder Payments & Irish Aid 2015 Commitment. I read them all & take them very seriously.?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Healy-Rae 'not behind' calls - The Irish Times - Tue, Jun 28, 2011

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Healy-Rae 'not behind' calls - The Irish Times - Tue, Jun 28, 2011: BRENDAN HOWLIN IS LOOKING FOR IDEAS TO SAVE MONEY?"SO HOW MANY CALLS WERE REALLY MADE FROM OUR HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT,3,000,30,000?

Top Stories | FAIR

Top Stories FAIR: Protecting Whistleblowers Who Protect The Public Interest
FAIR (Federal Accountability Initiative for Reform) promotes integrity and accountability within government by empowering employees to speak out without fear of reprisal when they encounter wrongdoing. Our aim is to support legislation and management practices that will provide effective protection for whistleblowers and hence occupational free speech in the workplace.?

Governments must address corporate corruption, says report | FAIR

Governments must address corporate corruption, says report FAIR: "We need to put corporate transparency back on the national and international agenda," says Emile van der Does de Willebois, a World Bank financial expert, leader of the Star research team behind the report on the corrupt use of legal structures. "It is important for governments to increase the transparency of their legal entities and arrangements, and at the same time improve the capacity of law enforcement."?

Public Accounts Committees Shouldn’t Go In-Camera. It’s Not Right. | FAIR

Public Accounts Committees Shouldn’t Go In-Camera. It’s Not Right. FAIR: That is certainly the case in other prominent legislatures. In the U.K., government and opposition members often collaborate in questioning accounting officers appearing before the Public Accounts Committee; in the Quebec National Assembly, federalists and separatists put aside their varying political viewpoints and work almost entirely by consensus.?

Government Guts Its Own Anti-Corruption Law | FAIR

Government Guts Its Own Anti-Corruption Law FAIR: The government has recently taken steps to ensure that the only wrongdoer ever exposed by its five-year old whistleblower law will never be punished. By doing so it has in effect gutted its own anti-corruption legislation, the whistleblower protection that was the centrepiece of its vaunted Federal Accountability Act.?

Public Inquiry · Exactly what you would expect in your typical banana republic

Public Inquiry · Exactly what you would expect in your typical banana republic: The Committee, which has no power whatsoever to make anybody accountable, will ask stupid, pointless questions.
The civil servants will respond with stupid, pointless answers before everybody heads off for lunch – at the taxpayer’s expense.?

Justice Breyer Reviews History, Skirts Clarence Thomas Corruption | War Is A Crime .org

Justice Breyer Reviews History, Skirts Clarence Thomas Corruption War Is A Crime .org: The lecture did not address the revelations by Common Cause and others this year of false statements by Thomas in his sworn annual disclosure statements to hide an estimated $1.6 million in reportable income and gifts for him and his wife, Virginia. Forty-six House Democrats have called for a House impeachment probe?THE ELITE'S"INAPPROPRIATE"BEHAVIOUR?IF YOUR WORKING-CLASS IT'S CALLED"CRIMINAL"BEHAVIOUR?

Occupy the Future | Truthout

Occupy the Future Truthout: Now there's a sense of hopelessness, sometimes despair. This is quite new in our history?

Department of Environment fixed assets registry – The Story

Department of Environment fixed assets registry – The Story: Of note was the €29,766.00 and €14,915.79 spent on carpet for Minister Gormley’s corridor at Custom House Quay, though as an old building it probably would have required expensive carpet.?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: SSRN-On Reconciling Irreconcilables: Neo-Liberal Globalisation and Human Rights by Paul O'Connell

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: SSRN-On Reconciling Irreconcilables: Neo-Liberal Globalisation and Human Rights by Paul O'Connell: "My argument is that advocates for human rights, be they grassroots campaigners, academics or members of the global human rights officialdom, must take a strong stance against prevailing orthodoxies in order to genuinely advance and entrench a culture of human rights protection."THE REASONS PROJECT?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: SSRN-Globalization and Inequality by Melinda Mills

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: SSRN-Globalization and Inequality by Melinda Mills: "Globalization is increasingly linked to inequality"SO IS CORRUPTION?

‘Maple 10’ developer confident of Nama loan deal | The Post

‘Maple 10’ developer confident of Nama loan deal The Post: Anglo assembled the golden circle in 2008, when it was seeking a way to unwind the stake built up in the bank by businessman Sean Quinn. It loaned €451 million to ten long-standing clients of the bank, who each bought a 1 per cent stake?

O'Hara & Anor -v- ACC Bank PLC

O'Hara & Anor -v- ACC Bank PLC: Thus, the solicitors claim that there was an express or implied representation that he would not lose any money.?BOND HOLDERS?

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

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Donnellan -v- MJELR & Ors

Donnellan -v- MJELR & Ors: In June 1981, he was promoted to Detective Sergeant assigned to the Bridewell Garda Station.
(d) In April 1990, he was promoted to Inspector and appointed as Detective Inspector to Donnybrook Garda Station.?