Category: POLITICS

Report Into Waterford Abuse To Be Published Once HSE Has Covered Its Tracks


THE government has confirmed that the report into alleged abuse against a disabled woman ‘Grace’ while in foster care in Waterford will be published imminently, provided the HSE has covered all its tracks. Some 9 months after Taosieach Enda Kenny promised swift action and justice for ‘Grace’, an initial report into the case remains unpublished… Read more »

Noonan To Start Budget With “You’re Fucking Welcome”


LEAKED copies of the Minister For Finance’s budget speech today have outlined an opening paragraph in which Michael Noonan will acknowledge the great work he’s done for everyone, starting with the phrase ‘people of Ireland… you’re fucking welcome’. First-time buyers, the elderly, the ‘stretched middle’ and even TDs themselves are expected to be better off… Read more »

Noonan To Rehearse Budget Speech In Local Comedy Club


“IT’S good to shake the cobwebs off when trying out new material” Minister for finance Michael Noonan shared his thoughts with us backstage at Waterford’s Giggle Fits comedy night as he used the evening to rehearse new and challenging material. “I know the audience in the Dáil are always like pussy cats, they lap it… Read more »