Blog Feeds

Public Inquiry
Interested in maladministration. Estd. 2005

offsite link The poor standard of Irish political journalism

offsite link RTE bias: A failure of objective journalism Anthony

offsite link Alison O’Connor and professional deceit Anthony

offsite link Educating Marian Finucane Anthony

offsite link Denis O’Brien: Are the sharks closing in? Anthony

Public Inquiry >>

The Saker
A bird's eye view of the vineyard

offsite link What the West can learn: Yellow Vests are demanding a Cultural Revolution (8/8) Thu May 23, 2019 15:49 | The Saker
by Ramin Mazaheri for The Saker Blog For years I have talked about ?White Trash Revolutions?, and the emergence of the Yellow Vests proves that my finger is perfectly on

offsite link The Next Economic Crisis and the Looming Post-Multipolar System Wed May 22, 2019 21:42 | Scott
https://southfront.org/next... Written and produced by SF Team: J.Hawk, Daniel Deiss, Edwin Watson; Voiceover by Dermot... The Impending Crisis At one time, specifically during the post-World War 2 Bretton Woods era, it looked like as if

offsite link We need a moderator, please help! Wed May 22, 2019 15:51 | admin-herb
Dear friend, I have been informed by my webmaster that we need a moderator, especially for the following shift: M-F (5days) 1:00pm-5:00pm (GMT) ( 9:00am 1:00pm eastern NY time daylight

offsite link Srebrenica And Jasenovac: The Genuine Difference Between A Phony And Real Genocide Wed May 22, 2019 08:00 | The Saker
by Stephen Karganovic for The Saker blog [1] Our investigation of Srebrenica points to some very important insights concerning Jasenovac. Jasenovac, for those who are unfamiliar with it, was a

offsite link Our friends at SouthFront need our help again! Wed May 22, 2019 02:01 | The Saker
Dear friends, SouthFront is struggling again, and we cannot let them disappear, so I ask you to please pitch in and try to help them.  Not only does SouthFront produce

The Saker >>

Human Rights in Ireland
A Blog About Human Rights

offsite link China?s LGBT Community Mon Apr 15, 2019 19:19 | Human Rights

offsite link Declaration of Human Rights at Sea Mon Apr 08, 2019 07:31 | Human Rights

offsite link NZ Watchdog On Limits Of Free Speech Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:44 | Human Rights

offsite link US Abortion Restrictions Violating The Human Rights Of Women Thu Mar 14, 2019 15:33 | Human Rights

offsite link Human Rights Watch Urges the Human Rights Council to Renew and Strengthen Mandate of UN Commission Tue Mar 12, 2019 21:51 | Human Rights

Human Rights in Ireland >>

Cedar Lounge
For lefties too stubborn to quit

offsite link Litir um Thoghchán .. 15:29 Thu May 23, 2019 | irishelectionliterature

offsite link More UK Polling 12:48 Thu May 23, 2019 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link Signs of Hope ? A continuing series 12:30 Thu May 23, 2019 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link Company town 11:00 Thu May 23, 2019 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link An electoral dog-whistle? 09:00 Thu May 23, 2019 | WorldbyStorm

Cedar Lounge >>

Radio station has to apologise for rumour comments

category national | health / disability issues | news report author Friday March 12, 2010 14:03author by Listener Report this post to the editors

stories about Ministers private life have been current for a while

A Dublin radio station was forced to issue a personal apology to Minister Mary Harney yesterday after claims about her private life were made on air. Harney's long trip to Australia and New Zealand and absence from the country during the X-ray crisis in Tallaght Hospital has been a source of controversy. You can hear the comments at the link.

http://www.entertonement.com/clips/ntddtntwvd--nell-mcc...arney
EXIT
EXIT

However, the radio station was forced to make an unreserved apology to Ms Harney after Nell McCafferty made personal comments about the minister on 'The Tom Dunne Show'.

Bosses at the station immediately contacted Harney's office after the comments were aired.

Newstalk Radio chief executive Frank Cronin said "It shouldn't have happened. We don't support the comments that were made."

However, Nell McCafferty last night insisted she would not apologise to Mary Harney.
"I have nothing to add beyond what I have said. No, I won't apologise," she said.

It is not known whether Mary Harney has threatened legal action. Rumours about her private life have been doing the rounds for many years, but this is the first time they have come up on a radio show.

Related Link: http://www.entertonement.com/clips/ntddtntwvd--nell-mccafferty-talks-to-tom-dunne-about-mary-harney
author by paul o toolepublication date Fri Mar 12, 2010 23:45author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Nell Mc has lost the plot a long time ago. It is sad to see one so turned on at one time, tuning out of reality. She herself sounds pretty drunk most of the time she is on TV or radio. She even made the claim that she diddnt know they were on air...her and Tom Dunne. A rediculous notion, which when made, rang completely and thoroughly of in-sincerity.
Wether Harney is an alcoholic or not, or wether she admits it or not is irrelevent. Insignificant I would say in relation to the damage she is doing to the health service.... Plans to close 120 hospitals, open 'centres of excellence' for fee paying customers, funded by investments from her own friends who have no interest only profit in our collective well being.

author by Petrapublication date Sat Mar 13, 2010 00:57author address author phone Report this post to the editors

I often wondered why Nell Mc Caffery is invited on any TV or Radio Station for her opinions
to be aired either visually or by ear , she has run her course & she ought to know it ;

author by LNpublication date Sat Mar 13, 2010 02:03author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Fair play to Nell- telling it like it is and showing up the Irish media for the tame, lame puppies they are. Can you imagine any other country in the developed world letting a scandal go on like this without a whisper in the press?

 
© 2001-2019 Independent Media Centre Ireland. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by Independent Media Centre Ireland. Disclaimer | Privacy