Sunday March 29, 2020

Politicians suffer unfair media coverage

The Minister for Justice, Michael McDowell, was shocked by the RTE Prime Time programme on the purchase of the Thornton site in north Dublin for a new prison.

8th October, 2005

The Minister for Justice, Michael McDowell, was shocked by the RTE Prime Time programme on the purchase of the Thornton site in north Dublin for a new prison. Indeed, he was so shocked that he wrote a letter of complaint to each member of the RTE Authority on the matter.

McDowell's discomfort on any matter is generally a matter of some sniggering among his colleagues, and several are unconvinced of the wisdom of taking on...

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