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Fintan O’Toole

Who needs the Oireachtas to read your bills when you have a fireproof majority?

Tue 8 January 2013, 3:34pm

Tweet So, what else is happening in the world? Well, at risk of breaching copyright of the Irish Times, I’m going to presume their tolerance and quote a chunk of Fintan O’Toole’s column today which measures just how much of a role the opposition played in getting through the bill that will enable the Household […] more »

Is a Yes vote in #euref absurd?

Wed 7 March 2012, 12:30am

Tweet Taoiseach Enda Kenny has already signed the European fiscal compact treaty along with 24 other European Union leaders at a ceremony in Brussels, although it still has to go to a referendum in the republic (at an as yet unknown date). The text of the treaty is provided here and is relatively short. A couple of […] more »

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