Category: POLITICS

France Offers To Protest Appalling Lack Of Child Mental Health Services On Ireland’s Behalf

HAVING carried out a protest at the weekend over hospital overcrowding, the prospect of heading straight back out again to protest the appalling and potentially fatal state of child and adolescent mental health services in the country is proving a bridge too far for Irish people. However, seasoned protesters in France have offered to protest… Read more »

‘Building Defective Apartments’ Added To List Of Things That Have No Consequences In Ireland

WITH the government unveiling a €2.5bn tax-payer funded scheme to repair defects in Celtic Tiger era apartments, ‘building defective apartments’ has officially been added to the list of things you can do and get away with scot free for. Building apartments which are death and debt traps joins facilitating the rape of children and hiding… Read more »

Funny Enough, TD Never Forgets Expenses

AS Paschal Donohue becomes the latest TD to suffer temporary memory loss resulting in the failure to declare donations, WWN looks at why this kind of thing keeps happening and why politicians seem to make no error when it comes to claiming annual expenses. 1) Being a TD is hard A lot of people say… Read more »

Minister With Responsibility For Reforming Ethics Body Can’t Reform Ethics Body After Ethics Called Into Question

THE MINISTER with responsibility for implementing new laws relating to the Standards in Public Office (SIPO) has recused himself from the responsibility after his standards while in public office have been called into question. Paschal Donohoe’s failure to declare an election donation of €1100 from a man he subsequently placed on a shortlist to head… Read more »

Everything You Need To Know About The National Party

FRONT and centre at recent anti-immigrant protests, the National Party along with other far-right groups appear to a growing influence in Irish society. Here’s everything you need to know about the National Party: Untreated mental illness remains a huge problem in Ireland. Founded in 2016, the party retains the cognitive ability of a 7-year-old. You… Read more »