Facebook's Fact-Check Board Gets a Lot of 'Likes' From Soros 23:43 Sep 01 0 comments
Leaked WADA documents: US Olympic team players were allowed to take banned substances 23:10 Sep 14 0 comments
Muslims who Don't Like Freedom should 'F**k Off': Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb 23:17 Jan 08 8 commentsmore >>
UK Is Dishing Out Â£10,000 No-Appeal Fin... Sat Oct 24, 2020 22:25 | ITV
COVID Crackdowns Mean the Firesale of Pe... Sat Oct 24, 2020 16:00 | Club des Cordeliers
When Biden Was 30, He Warned Golda Meir ... Sat Oct 24, 2020 15:15 | Philip Weiss
Sweden Ends Special COVID-19 Guidelines ... Sat Oct 24, 2020 14:30 | Fraser Nelson
Russian Spy Chief Flies Into Belarus in ... Sat Oct 24, 2020 13:30 | Reuters
A bird's eye view of the vineyard
Moveable Feast Cafe 2020/10/24 ? Open Thread Sat Oct 24, 2020 23:00 | Herb Swanson
?Democracy? vs. Covid ? A No-Go Sat Oct 24, 2020 01:10 | amarynth
Azerbaijani Forces Rush To Capture Lachin Cororidor From Retreating Armenians Fri Oct 23, 2020 21:52 | amarynth
Make America Jeffersonian Again Fri Oct 23, 2020 17:51 | amarynth
Weekly China Newsbrief and Sitrep Fri Oct 23, 2020 16:48 | amarynth
Interested in maladministration. Estd. 2005
Irish Examiner bias Anthony
The Party and the Ballot Box Sun Jul 14, 2019 22:24 | Gavin Mendel-Gleason
On The Decline and Fall of The American Empire and Socialism Sat Jan 26, 2019 01:52 | S. Duncan
What is Dogmatism and Why Does It Matter? Wed Mar 21, 2018 08:10 | Sylvia Smith
The Case of Comrade Dallas Mon Mar 19, 2018 19:44 | Sylvia Smith
Review: Do Religions Evolve? Mon Aug 14, 2017 19:54 | Dara McHugh
Tom Gilmartin -Key Planning Tribunal Witness -dies and is buried
Tom Gilmartin, the Sligo born developer who made his fortune in England and returned to Ireland in the 1980s to do something here ran into the wall of corruption and greed and refused to bow to the FF and FG gobeens, died this week and was buried on Tuesday Nov 26th.
Most the mainstream press today (Weds) gave coverage to his death and funeral and as rightly pointed out there were no comments from within the ranks of the government or the main political parties.
Tom Gilmartin spoke out about the corruption he encountered in the system. His evidence to the planning tribunal opened up an ugly seam of patronage and payback involving individuals at the highest levels of public and business life in Ireland. And they didn’t like it.
This was back in the days when Bertie Ahern was Finance Minister and yet claimed he didn't have a bank account and when asked about IR£;25,000 claimed he won it at the (horse) races. Likewise Padraig -arrogant -Flynn was brought to heal as described in an article earlier in the year in The Journal titled: The who’s who of the Mahon Tribunal
http://www.thejournal.ie/the-whos-who-of-the-mahon-trib...2013/ they write
The property developer said that he gave a cheque for IR£50,000 to Flynn who was then Environment Minister during a period when he was trying to develop a shopping centre in west Dublin – a development which later became Liffey Valley.
Some of the other coverage is:
The Irish Times coverage can be found at the link below.