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? - See more at: http://paddoconnell.blogspot.i?
Monday, December 8, 2014
Whistleblower McCabe ‘lost six years of life’Alan Shatter told Taoiseach Enda Kenny in a confidential letter after he resigned as justice minister that he was "stymied" by Department of Justice officials at looking into whistleblower allegations against gardaí.?
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..MAURICE Mc CABE.