False allegations against Maurice McCabe

WHY FINE GAEL PROTECTED GARDA COMMISSIONERS Maurice McCabe almost broke down yesterday when he gave evidence that a Garda Commissioner, Martin Callinan, has spread rumours that he had ‘sexually abuse his own children and his nieces’. He reported how he met a Garda press officer who had told him that ‘I destroyed you’. Callinan retired…

Sacked for supporting medical cannabis.

A search unit officer at a regional airport was sacked for being a strong advocate of the use of medical cannabis. Disgracefully, the Labour Court, which heard his case, did not order his re-in statement but awarded him €9,000 instead. The worker’s performance at work was above average and he never had any disciplinary problems.…

PBP Lucan Newsletter Spring 2018 now online

Contents in this issue: Clonburris SDZ Repeal the 8th Amendment Medicinal Cannabis Bill Time to act on Climate Change PESCO – First step towards European Army Housing Crisis – Landlord Parties don’t help Garda Corruption and the Political Establishment New Constituency Office UNCRPD Pay Equality for Teachers Click on each page image to view in…

Why Shannon Airport is being used as a Military hub

Last year, the government approved 334 applications for military flights to land at Shannon airport. These are overwhelmingly US military planes who were supporting different wars in the Middle East. US soldiers are engaged in combat missions in Syria where there is a scramble by imperial powers to crave out their spheres of influence. In…