Sunday May 31, 2020

Ross, McDonald and McGuinness go strangely silent after ruling

Anyone who believes in due process and fairness should welcome the Supreme Court’s recent decision that the PAC was out of line on Rehab

3rd March, 2019

‘People at the most senior level of Rehab regarded the organisation as something like a personal fiefdom and that they could break rules with impunity.” Mary Lou McDonald said this without a hint of irony or self-awareness when she participated in the 2014 public accounts committee (PAC) inquiry into state funding of the Rehab Group.

The then deputy leader of Sinn Féin summed it up nicely, but could she have replaced the word Rehab...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Many of us have achieved a new life balance that might just be the real ‘new normal’

Sharyn McAndrew | 2 weeks ago

Property firms such as QRE are dealing with the coronavirus lockdown by trying to maintain some normality in their day-to-day business

Conor Whelan | 3 weeks ago

Hardline opposition to EU solidarity in funding the cost of Covid-19 is driven by German allergy to ‘imprudent’ spending, and by Dutch politicians fearing the transfer of funds to southern countries would provoke a far-right backlash

Barry J Whyte | 1 month ago