Norris calls for Irish inquiry into media

Wed, Nov 23, 2011, 00:00 JIMMY WALSH SEANAD REPORT: CLAIMING THE Irish media were engaging in the type of wrongful practices of which the British media had been accused at the Leveson Inquiry, David Norris (Ind) said he had been told by a newspaper editor that recent...

Norris says attempt to evict woman a ‘disgrace’

Fri, Mar 8, 2013, 00:00 JIMMY WALSH Criticising the attempted eviction of a terminally ill woman from a house near Croke Park last Wednesday, David Norris (Ind) said prior to Seanad sittings that a “ridiculous” prayer was recited. “I really disapprove of it as a...

The Laois man who was elected pope

Mon, May 6, 2013, 05:58 Sir, – Your former editor Conor Brady wrote a most interesting piece about “The Laois man who was elected pope” (An Irishman’s Diary, March 11th). I am delighted that he has unearthed and substantiated this story. I have known of it for some...
Constitutional convention rejects motion on Seanad

Constitutional convention rejects motion on Seanad

Convention votes not to discuss abolition of the upper house before referendum on its future Sat, May 18, 2013, 17:05 Ruadhan Mac Cormaic The constitutional convention has voted not to discuss the abolition of the Seanad before the referendum on the future of the...