Friday 23 February 2018

Politicians have no place interfering in justice system

Niall Collins
Niall Collins
Shane Coleman

Shane Coleman

AND so the hunter becomes the hunted. After the best part of a year on the trail of Alan Shatter, Niall Collins is now the prey.

The Irish Independent's revelation that Collins wrote to a judge asking him not to jail a convicted drug dealer has raised serious question marks over his future as Fianna Fail's justice spokesman.

Having endured him turning the screw when it came to Alan Shatter, the government was quick to stick the boot in, with the Taoiseach leading the charge.

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