Public Inquiry · Ruairi Quinn: Waffling and lying as he exits politics


Public Inquiry · Ruairi Quinn: Waffling and lying as he exits politics

via Public Inquiry · Ruairi Quinn: Waffling and lying as he exits politics.

Garda ombudsman to review death of man in 1981


Garda ombudsman to review death of man in 1981

via Garda ombudsman to review death of man in 1981.

Liam Neeson slams Irish govt, says Irish people “Taken” for a ride – IrishCentral.com


Liam Neeson slams Irish govt, says Irish people “Taken” for a ride – IrishCentral.com

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SYMPTOM’S OF A SICK UNCARING SOCIETY??


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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? – See more at: http://paddoconnell.blogspot.ie?

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


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

via 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.?

HOW SICK CAN YOU GET?


DEAF MAN WAS BEATEN TO A PULP WHILE IN GARDA CUSTODY,TO ADD INSULT TO INJURY HE WAS GIVEN HIS RIGHT TO A PHONE …

SYMPTOM’S OF A SICK UNCARING SOCIETY??


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? – See more at: http://paddoconnell.blogspot.ie?

Real Democracy: An Idea Whose Time Has Come


Cunning Hired Knaves

This is an extended version of a comment I left on the Irish Times website in response to an article by Fintan O’Toole, which is titled What’s the Big Idea? It’s time for the State to consider a real democracy.

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It’s timely that Fintan O’Toole should be writing about the idea of real democracy on exactly the same day that Fine Gael Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan conjures up the image of a “vast majority” of anti-water charges protesters “led by forces who have no regard for democracy”.

What Flanagan’s perspective illustrates is the prevailing attitude towards democracy on the part of Ireland’s political elites. The mass public opposition to water charges does not emerge from a sense of injustice or from a sense of anger at being made to pay once again for the corruption and greed of Ireland’s political and economic elites. No: it is because protesters and…

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Statement from Communities Against Water Charges

Shatter: Whistleblower probe was stymied | Irish Examiner


Shatter: Whistleblower probe was stymied | Irish Examiner

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