Thursday 23 February 2017

John Downing: Another attempt to 'park' a major issue until well after the General Election

John Downing

John Downing

Joan Burton. Photo: Tony Gavin
Joan Burton. Photo: Tony Gavin

So we have yet another neat piece of pre-election parallel parking by the Taoiseach and his Government.

The issue of monitoring journalists' phone records and emails will be examined by an eminent person who will report inside three months.

Mr Justice John Murray personifies eminence as a former Chief Justice, a member of the EU Court of Justice and Attorney General.

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