If Nelson Mandela was right when he said, “The true character of society is revealed in how it treats its children,” then Irish society, this state, is sociopathic.
Leo Varadkar has a choice to make by Wednesday.
SIPO has opened an inquiry into undeclared donations received by taoiseach Leo Varadkar after it emerged he misled the commission during a 2019 probe.
I don’t believe the judiciary is above criticism. I never have. It probably isn't scrutinised enough and often benefits from the unhealthy deference to authority so prevalent across the Irish establishment.
“There shall be an attorney general who shall be the adviser of the government in matters of law and legal opinion,” reads article 30 of Bunreacht na hÉireann. The most important words here are ‘adviser’ and ‘law’.