Monday February 17, 2020

How Justice became the Bermuda Triangle

Disappearing documents, secretaries general abandoning ship, and nobody who wants to take the tiller. How did it come to this?

3rd December, 2017

This is a column in defence of the Department of Justice. Yes, I can’t believe I wrote those words either. Bear with me.

When he was minister for health, Brian Cowen notoriously described his department as “Angola” because it was beset by so many landmines and riven by faction fighting, just like the southern African nation.

Well, the Department of Justice looks like it might earn a similar moniker, with revelations...

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