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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Change in procedure for appointing Judges | SouthernStar | News

Change in procedure for appointing Judges | SouthernStar | News: Certainly, the people of Ireland, who are sick to the teeth of FG/Labour shenanigans in other areas of public life, would welcome a change to the procedure for appointing judges; and there is no doubt that Chief Justice Denham's criticism of a situation in which wannabe judges might have a possible link with one or other of the government parties has hit home.?

Change in procedure for appointing Judges | SouthernStar | News

Change in procedure for appointing Judges | SouthernStar | News: LAST May the eminent European Network of Councils for the Judiciary, which met in Dublin, called for a fair, open and transparent method of appointing judges in this country. Clearly concerned at government meddling, the lawyers recommended that judicial appointments should be made by independent bodies and not by politicians?

Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe claims bosses told him he would be sacked if he gives evidence on penalty points scandal to Dail's Public Accounts Committee - Irish Mirror Online

Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe claims bosses told him he would be sacked if he gives evidence on penalty points scandal to Dail's Public Accounts Committee - Irish Mirror Online: A source said: “Sgt McCabe said he faced internal pressure not to appear before the committee and was told there is no guarantee his job will be there by the time he gets out of the meeting.?

PAC probe urged as Creighton accuses Hogan of abuse of taxpayers’ money | Irish Examiner

PAC probe urged as Creighton accuses Hogan of abuse of taxpayers’ money | Irish Examiner: “The deliberate and orchestrated use and abuse of taxpayers’ money to undermine the constitutional role of elected deputies is completely unacceptable.?

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: paddoconnell been in a straight jacket - Google Search

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: paddoconnell been in a straight jacket - Google Search: " So what would been in a padded cell in a straight jacket,been on bread and water...?JUVENILES IN PORTLAOISE PRISON IN THE 1960s?

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: Former Education Ministers 'not made aware' of abuse

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: Former Education Ministers 'not made aware' of abuse: Monday, May 25, 2009




Former Education Ministers 'not made aware' of abuse?

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

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



AFTER TODAYS RYAN REPORT IS THE ISSUE FINISHED OR ONLY STARTING?I WONDER IF FINIAN MC GRATH KNOWS AS HE ONCE BROUGHT IT UP IN DAILEIREANN.A VOICE FOR THE VOICELESS?

Ruling of European Court of Human Rights an indictment of our institutions - Crime & Law News from Ireland & Abroad | The Irish Times - Wed, Jan 29, 2014

Ruling of European Court of Human Rights an indictment of our institutions - Crime & Law News from Ireland & Abroad | The Irish Times - Wed, Jan 29, 2014: The Republic has again been shamed in the international court of decent opinion and two of our primary institutions, the Government and Supreme Court, have been chastened.

This is not just a reflection on Ireland of 40 or 50 years ago, it is a commentary on Ireland as of now. It is this Government and this Supreme Court that has exacerbated the shame.?

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

PADDYWANTSTOKNOW?: Public Inquiry · Ireland: A land of political plunder

PADDYWANTSTOKNOW?: Public Inquiry · Ireland: A land of political plunder: "“When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves, in the course of time, a legal system that authorises it and a moral code that glorifies it.”"?To Quote Ben Duggan Portlaw Co.Wexford"Laws Are For The Guidance Of The Rich And The Obedience Of The Poor"Unquote.Irish Daily Mail P43.28/1/2014.

Monday, January 27, 2014

‘Serious flaws’ in legislation for Garda whistleblowers | Irish Examiner

‘Serious flaws’ in legislation for Garda whistleblowers | Irish Examiner: There are “serious flaws” in legislation relating to gardaí, including how the concerns of whistleblowers in the force are addressed, the former Garda ombudsman commission member Conor Brady has warned.?

Literacy is key to keeping children from life of disadvantage and crime - Political News | Irish & International Politics | The Irish Times - Mon, Jan 27, 2014

Literacy is key to keeping children from life of disadvantage and crime - Political News | Irish & International Politics | The Irish Times - Mon, Jan 27, 2014: Literacy is key to keeping children from life of disadvantage and crime?

WHAT IF?

WHAT IF?: Gardaí did not cooperate with watchdog investigation…again: “An effect on the investigation was that some documentation sought by GSOC from the Garda Síochána was procured at a very late stage in the investigation, some not received at all,” the report said?

Sunday, January 26, 2014

WHAT IF?

WHAT IF?: Garda group-think: the force has form - Independent.ie: The police put an innocent man, Frank Shortt, in jail for three years.?

Thursday, January 23, 2014

WHAT IF?

WHAT IF?: Garda whistleblower 'destroyed' - Independent.ie



Garda whistleblower 'destroyed' - Independent.ie: "It destroyed me, my career and my family."?

Our unhealthy mental health services - irishhealth.com

Our unhealthy mental health services - irishhealth.com: Our unhealthy mental health services?

Terence Cosgrave: Sick health system needs radical surgery, not a financial band-aid - Independent.ie

Terence Cosgrave: Sick health system needs radical surgery, not a financial band-aid - Independent.ie: There isn't a judge, TD, government minister, banker, lawyer, or doctor's mother who is going to be asked to wait for treatment.?

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

WHAT IF?

WHAT IF?: Another gangland killing, broad sheets not a word is this merely a working class thingy?



Another gangland killing, broad sheets not a word is this merely a working class thingy?: Do they not care young people from working class backgrounds are murdering each other plus poisoning themselves with drugs? apparently not.
Should the whole of society, not try to recognise the serious problem of gangland murders and drugs which is destroying working class communities? as it is mainly the middle class who buy a bit of Columbian marching powder every Friday and Saturday night so are they not contributing hugely to this whole society problem?

Irish government 'must come clean' - Independent.ie

Irish government 'must come clean' - Independent.ie: Irish Justice Minister Alan Shatter has apologised "without reservation" to the families of the RUC officers for any failings on the part of the state that were identified in the Smithwick report.?THE STATE AND ITS AGENCIES?

Monday, January 20, 2014

WHAT IF?

WHAT IF?: The lone voice of the whistleblower | Irish Examiner



The lone voice of the whistleblower | Irish Examiner: Sheena was uttering dirty truths, and she had to be rendered ineffectual through character-assassination.?

WHAT IF?

WHAT IF?: Sheena was uttering dirty truths, and she had to be rendered ineffectual through character-assassination.?

Friday, January 17, 2014

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: Former Education Ministers 'not made aware' of abuse

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: Former Education Ministers 'not made aware' of abuse: Former Education Ministers 'not made aware' of abuse?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: "ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: Former Education Min

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: ENCOURAGECHANGE.: "ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: Former Education Min: ''Former Education Ministers 'not made aware' of abuse'?WHERE ARE THEY NOW?Heather Alexander formely wellmount health centre circa 2002?Melanie Sanson social worker,Helen Coughlan social worker,Mave Drummy,Carmel Murphy, ditto,Coleman Duggan,Ms Suzanne Phelan ditto.Psychologosts national Rehabilation Board Criona Garvey,Erland O'Neill,br.Bernard McGetterick.Dr. P Rowland.Margaret Woulfe Connie Dolan interpreter's.Teachers Mrs Boyle,Mrs Corry.Dr.Anthony Clarke 41 manor St,Dr.Ting Malahide rd.Dr.antonio Lehane.Psychologist Tara Deehan,Sharon Mulryan,Dr O Boyle and Mary Swords. Dr.Larkin Feeney Lawrences Rd.former Principle Seamus Clandillan, ABUSE CASE No.763978.14/1/2003.Heather Alexander 20/12/2002.Helen Coughlan Social Worker 31/5/2002?'"

Press Releases, Houses of the Oireachtas

Press Releases, Houses of the Oireachtas: Former Politicians tackle drugs and organised crime issues

More than 100 former TDs and Senators will return to their old stomping ground on Friday (10.30 a.m., January 17) for a day-long seminar in Leinster House on the mounting twin problems of drugs and criminality.?ONLY IN THE IRISH REPUBLIC?READ MY BLOGS AND WEEP?

The €742,000 cover-up: secret deal for ex-CRC chief - Independent.ie

The €742,000 cover-up: secret deal for ex-CRC chief - Independent.ie: The €742,000 cover-up: secret deal for ex-CRC chief

* Board sanctioned secret pension deal for ex-CRC chief
* Gardai may be called in to investigate Kiely payments

Cardinal Sean Brady and Brendan Smyth - An Oath of Secrecy

Cardinal Sean Brady and Brendan Smyth - An Oath of Secrecy: Cardinal Sean Brady and Brendan Smyth - An Oath of Secrecy??

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Interview with Cathleen O'Neill

Interview with Cathleen O'Neill: When I saw your presentation at WERRC, I remember you touching on the subject of the drug marches that took place a couple of years ago.

CO: You have to understand that there are between eight and ten thousand drug users in the greater Dublin area. And the two key areas are the North inner city and the South inner city. Iâm based here in the North inner city and thereâs a huge plague, itâs an epidemic of drug use, heroin mainly, some crack.?

Mother of murdered journalist Veronica Guerin passes away

Mother of murdered journalist Veronica Guerin passes away: Bernie Guerin turned her energy in the years following her daughter’s high-profile murder to campaigning to ensuring that money seized by the Criminal Assets Bureau would go back into communities that had been hit by drugs.?

‘In every community, there is work to be done.’

‘In every community, there is work to be done.’: Many of them had horrific stories to tell which gave cause for their adiction and as Fr. McVerry said ‘If I was born into and grew up with the experiences they had I’d be lucky to be doing as well as they are now.?

WHAT IF?

WHAT IF?: "If they got it because Veronica was murdered it was Veronica who got it -- therefore I feel that in her memory, 16 years after her death, it should be used to do something she would have wanted, something to help the less fortunate in our society. I really do believe that," she added.?

Friday, January 10, 2014

The Real Bread and Roses Strike Story Missing From Textbooks | The Zinn Education Project

The Real Bread and Roses Strike Story Missing From Textbooks | The Zinn Education Project: The 1912 Bread and Roses Strike in Lawrence, Mass., was one of the most significant struggles in U.S. labor history due to its level of organization and collaboration across ethnic and gender lines. Thousands of largely female workers engaged in a lengthy, well-organized, and successful walkout, standing firm against an entrenched group of mill owners and their hundreds of militia and police.?