Category: POLITICS

Huge Step Forward In Irish Politics As Government Minister Gets His Local Garda Station Reopened

A TIMELY reminder that Irish politics has made huge strides since the days of parish pump politics has come in the form of Minister for Transport Shane Ross successfully reopening his local garda station in exchange for not completely pulling his support for the government. The previous era of parish pump politics, dominated by decisions… Read more »

“I’d Usually Go Through Several Burners In A Week” Garda Commissioner Defends Missing Phone

GARDA Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan has told the tribunal investigating an alleged smear campaign against Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe that she usually goes through several burners a week, and has no idea where the phone she used during that period is at this moment. “I’d usually go through five, sometimes six blowers a week,” she said, breaking… Read more »