Rafael Marques, an Angolan journalist currently facing a possible nine years in jail for accusing Angolan army generals of corruption, gave me an early lesson in the harsh and complex reality of aid.
Comment, Politics /
Marriage equality is good for Ireland, good for people, good for marriage, and a true symbol of the aspirations of the 1916 Proclamation
The people of Britain are contemplating the destruction of their country
All healthcare includes the possibility of error. The great majority of HSE employees know this and work hard to avoid it. They should not be blamed or criticised when errors occur despite their efforts.
In 2008, weeks after the state had guaranteed the assets and liabilities of the Irish banks, the Central Bank contacted PwC. They wanted the accountancy firm to go inside the Irish financial institutions and determine the true state of their balance