Category: POLITICS

Clonmel Town Closing Down Sale Begins

TIPPERARY motorists have been warned to expect delays this week as Ireland’s biggest inland town, Clonmel, is shutting down for good after launching a closing down sale earlier this week. Left derelict after years of austerity and unsustainable rents, Clonmel will officially close down on the 25th of May, forcing 17,000 residents to seek refuge in surrounding… Read more »

Garda Commissioner Cancels Maurice McCabe’s Penalty Points As Apology For Comments

THE fallout from the O’Higgins Report into how the Gardaí handled claims by Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe continued today with a kind and conciliatory gesture by Garda Comissioner Noirin O’Sullivan. Authoured by Justice Kevin O’Higgins, the report highlighted myriad flaws and incompetencies in investigations carried out by the Cavan/Monaghan division of An Garda Síochána, and… Read more »

Government Introduce ‘Mental Wealth Department’ To Cater For The Super Rich

A BRAND new department dedicated to protecting the finances of Ireland’s super rich is to be launched later this month as part of the Government’s new strategy for the wealthy. Ireland’s new Wealth Care system will focus directly on educating people with large bank accounts on tax avoidance and offshore banking methods. “Ireland, for too long, has danced… Read more »

Correcting The Dáil Record More Important Than Correcting Police Force, Confirms Shatter

FORMER minister for justice Alan Shatter has confirmed the findings in the O’Higgins Report into how Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe’s complaints were dealt with have vindicated him and that is all that matters, WWN can confirm. Shatter, in many legal expert’s view, was one of Ireland’s most progressive justice ministers, but the former TD feels… Read more »