A private members debate concluded tonight with the Government defeating a Fine Gael proposal to compel that by-elections to be held within six months of a vacancy arising. There are currently 3 vacancies to be filled in Donegal South West, Dublin South and Waterford. The Donegal vacancy is nearly a year old with the resignation […]
Entries Tagged as 'John Gormley'
May 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Irish Politics
February 28th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Irish Politics
The Minister was like a chased hare at a coursing event. He was getting attacked and questioned from all sides on this. This session of committee stage had to finish by 1:30pm and I reckon it couldn’t come soon enough for the Minister. He was taken away by his minders and we all went back […]
February 18th, 2010 · 8 Comments · Green Party, Irish Politics
Green Party elected officials seem to be having problems with their consciences at the moment. And indeed it’s not only Deirdre de Burca who is calling John Gormley’s leadership into question. As I said on Friday there’s a lot more going on behind the scenes that has very little to do with Willie O’Dea. The […]