Wednesday 25 April 2018

Fitzgerald fails to confront uncomfortable home truths

The Justice Minister is calling for reform of everything, except her own department

Frances Fitzgerald earlier this month
Frances Fitzgerald earlier this month
Philip Ryan

Philip Ryan

We were promised a new beginning and a fresh start.

The dark old days of Alan Shatter's reign over the Department of Justice would be banished to the past.

Smiling approvingly and dressed elegantly, Frances Fitzgerald was supposed to swoop in and undo all the bad decisions made by the "most reforming justice minister in the history of the State".

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