Tag: Government

  • Irish government must respond to ‘reckless’ Troubles Legacy Act – Blaney

    Donegal Senator Niall Blaney has called on the government to speak out on a controversial Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill which will prevent investigations into Troubles-related killings. There has been widespread opposition to the bill by political parties in Northern Ireland, and by victims and survivors of the Troubles. Fianna Fáil Senator and…

  • Government Senior Counsel to investigate defective blocks scandal

    The Government is set to appoint a Senior Counsel to investigate the defective blocks scandal in the coming months, Minister Paschal Donohoe has revealed. The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform described the government’s grant scheme as “the single biggest capital project” Ireland faces in years to come, with costs to reach over € 2…