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Oireachtas travel costs exceed €120,000 over past seven months

By Ken Foxe TDs and Senators have run up an overseas travel bill of more than €120,000 during the past seven months. Politicians jetted off to the four corners of the globe clocking up hundreds of thousands of air miles on trips to Iran, Russia, Canada, the United States, and Mozambique. One senator Ronan Mullen made… Read More »

Broadcasting Authority documents on why guidelines giving “greater certainty” were needed in run-up to vote to repeal the Eighth Amendment

A FRESH set of guidelines for what broadcasters can and can’t do during a referendum campaign was needed to provide “greater certainty” over what’s allowed in the run-up to the vote to repeal the Eighth Amendment. Internal records from the Broadcasting Authority said that with four separate votes to come over the next two years,… Read More »

Department of Justice says keeping archives of Kerry Babies Tribunal hidden from public is “right thing” to do

THE head of the Department of Justice said a decision to withhold archives from the Kerry Babies case could be “misrepresented” but that the department had to do the “right thing” to protect the woman at the centre of the case. The Department is keeping the records secret even though they should have gone to… Read More »