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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The Wrong Side Of The Thin Blue Line | Broadsheet.ie

The Wrong Side Of The Thin Blue Line | Broadsheet.ie,During the debate, Mr Wallace spoke about the events over the last year regarding the gardaí and how former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan and the former Justice Minister Alan Shatter lost their positions. He also spoke about the role of the media in the Garda story.?

Monday, December 15, 2014

Áras Attracta a symptom of malaise in Irish society, says dean

Áras Attracta a symptom of malaise in Irish society, says dean,But, there was “no ‘them’ and ‘us’. There is only ‘us’, ” he said. There was “the universal human capacity for corruption, inhumanity and cruelty. All it takes is a particular set of circumstances. All it takes is a context of unaccountable power,” he said.

“Whether it is the politician faking mobile phone bills, the clergy abusing children or the cruelty of the staff in Áras Attracta; we, as a society, need to rethink our relationship with power: how we do it and how we allow others to do it in our midst.” ?ITS THE WATCHERS WHO ALLOW IT?

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Mick Wallace claims gardaí involved in drugs trade#.VIn5cKBsZ9g.facebook#.VIn5cKBsZ9g.facebook#.VIn5cKBsZ9g.facebook#.VIn5cKBsZ9g.facebook

Mick Wallace claims gardaí involved in drugs trade,Mr Wallace said he raised the claims in the Dáil nine months ago and that Gsoc launched an investigation. He said the whistleblower contacted him two weeks ago to claim he was being intimidated in work, that “his life was being made hell” and that he had heard nothing back about the investigation.?

Monday, December 8, 2014

Maurice McCabe Interviewed: 'This took six years out of all our lives' | Irish Examiner

Maurice McCabe Interviewed: 'This took six years out of all our lives' | Irish Examiner,He was at that time an anonymous whistleblower, enduring the usual treatment meted out to those who break rank to point out wrongdoing. Vicious rumours about his motives and character were spread like manure, through the force, across the media. Every effort was made to discredit his allegations. ?

Padd o connell - Google+

Padd o connell - Google+Where Does The Pre-Legislative Scrutiny Fit Into The Whistle Blowers Legislation?

Friday, December 5, 2014

Donaldson: No deal unless Dublin opens up on Troubles - Belfast Newsletter

Donaldson: No deal unless Dublin opens up on Troubles - Belfast Newsletter,Robert Grant

THERE HAS BEEN a shift in Ireland’s political climate in recent months. While it was brought to the surface by the water charges, there is a sense of a deeper, structural dissatisfaction among diverse groups of people. The amount of protests, and newly-formed action-groups, coupled with the flood of commentaries attempting to understand and shape the narrative reveals the seriousness of the shift. Something has changed in Ireland’s political consciousness?AS THE SAYING GOES PEOPLE ARE SICK AND TIRED OF POLITICIANS LIES?WE FEEL YOUR PAIN CRAP?

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

WHAT IF?

WHAT IF?

GOTCHA! – NewsScoops.Org - Irish Newspaper Investigations

GOTCHA! – NewsScoops.Org - Irish Newspaper InvestigationsYet from the very beginning, the Leinster House authorities – headed by Kieran Coughlan, the Clerk of the Dáil – insisted time and again that the expenses claims in question were wholly legitimate. They also launched repeated attacks on the MoS for our reporting of the issue.?TIP OF THE DAIL-BERG?
- See more at: http://liberties13.blogspot.ie?

GOTCHA! – NewsScoops.Org - Irish Newspaper Investigations

GOTCHA! – NewsScoops.Org - Irish Newspaper Investigations,Nevertheless, attention will now focus on the Clerk of the Dáil and his staff – including Oireachtas Press Officer Mark Mulqueen and parliamentary legal adviser Melissa English – who have repeatedly insisted that there was no question of any possible wrongdoing by Mr O’Keeffe, or of the expense claims in question having been irregular in any way.?