Elaine Byrne: Now let’s wait and see what the authorities do

I have made formal complaints to the Garda about three councillors filmed by RTE

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Elaine Byrne

13th December, 2015
Cllr John O’Donnell

Last Thursday, I made a formal complaint to the superintendent at Pearse Street Garda station in Dublin in relation to the activities of three county councillors.

It says much about the Irish psychology that after the RTE Investigates programme, the political and public focus centred on demands for new legislation rather than enforcing existing laws. The Irish mind-set has become conditioned to assume that criminal investigations into alleged improper conduct are impossible because the laws...

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