Tuesday 28 February 2017

Fennelly report lifts the lid on a sorry story

Editorial

Editorial

Yesterday, the Public Expenditure Minister, Brendan Howlin, was quite dismissive of the HSE demand for a €2bn rise in funding. The request was characterised as 'unrealistic'
Yesterday, the Public Expenditure Minister, Brendan Howlin, was quite dismissive of the HSE demand for a €2bn rise in funding. The request was characterised as 'unrealistic'

Taoiseach Enda Kenny insists that the charge made against him that he sacked former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan "doesn't stand up."

The thing about politics is that a charge doesn't have to stand, it can create its own destabilising impact just by hanging in the air.

The far-reaching findings of the Fennelly Commission have cut through much of the fog that we have been driving through since the commissioner stepped aside.

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