Political man cannot live on law alone
The public want TDs to kick up about local problems – to ignore this is the kiss of death for a career politician
A member of Dáil Éireann is rebuked by a judge for a “puzzling” representation to the court concerning the length of remand in a serious criminal case. A member of Dáil Éireann who is also a member of the executive rebukes the judiciary for resisting reform. Two court judgments essentially in respect of claims of abuse of Dáil privilege are imminent. All in a week of intense interaction between these pillar institutions of the state.
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