Dáil Diary no 12- 6 March 2014- This was the ‘aren’t we great week…’
This was the week that the Government decided to devote all Dáil time to telling us how wonderful they were. Sadly, their greatest achievement has been in political spin, which [...]Read More
Government backslapping difficult to take- My Dáil contribution in chamber yesterday
This week has been a difficult one for many people in Ireland. The manner in which the Government has set about congratulating itself so much is very difficult for a [...]Read More
Dáil Diary no 11- 3 March 2014
Aside from speaking on matters of Justice and Policing last week, I spoke on the need for our Government to actively protect our post offices, and also spoke on our [...]Read More
Dáil Diary no 10. 28 February 2014- If Minister Shatter was Accountable, he’d be gone…As would the Commissioner.
Justice Minister Alan Shatter’s handling of the recent GSOC bugging, penalty points and whistleblower controversies, and allegations of widespread corruption within An Garda Siochana, that have arisen throughout this Government’s [...]Read More
It’s time for the Minister to go, and he can bring the Commissioner with him.
Fine Gael used to pride itself on being the party of law and order. How in God’s name can it stand over that? The Minister avoids using strong legislation in [...]Read More