This country doesn’t give a damn about standards

Ten years ago, this country genuinely cared about standards in public life and about corruption.

11th August, 2007

Ten years ago, this country genuinely cared about standards in public life and about corruption.

There was indignation over the revelation that former taoiseach Charles Haughey had been funded to the tune of millions of pounds by business interests while he held public office.

A second tribunal was established (the Moriarty Tribunal - the first being the McCracken Tribunal) to examine that funding and to examine payments made in kind or otherwise to Haughey and...

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