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# cronyism - Saturday 4 February, 2017

'Do you speak Arabic?': How the US bungled its online fight against IS
# Propaganda War
# Propaganda War

'Do you speak Arabic?': How the US bungled its online fight against IS

Feb 4th 2017, 8:15 PM 22,744 Views 12 Comments

The US security programme dealing with IS online is beset with “incompetence, cronyism and flawed data”.

# cronyism - Monday 1 August, 2016

Theresa May won't intervene after David Cameron recommends honours for "old boys' network"
# Inner Circle
# Inner Circle

Theresa May won't intervene after David Cameron recommends honours for "old boys' network"

Aug 1st 2016, 2:30 PM 18,259 Views 32 Comments

Under British law, an outgoing Prime Minister is entitled to recommend honours for individuals.

# cronyism - Monday 3 March, 2014

Varadkar hits back at suggestions of "cronyism"
# Above Board
# Above Board

Varadkar hits back at suggestions of "cronyism"

Mar 3rd 2014, 6:30 AM 11,990 Views 44 Comments

A local rival says the appointment of a Fine Gael local election candidate to the board of Bus Eireann was “strange”, but Varadkar says that’s not the case.

# cronyism - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

HSE defends €300,000 autism spend in Reilly's political area
# Cronyism
# Cronyism

HSE defends €300,000 autism spend in Reilly's political area

Jun 25th 2013, 11:56 AM 5,275 Views 23 Comments

Róisín Shortall has called for an end to ‘potential cronyism and secret decision-making around public spending’.

# cronyism - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Column: Scandal over state board appointees shows there is reform in name only
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Scandal over state board appointees shows there is reform in name only

Jan 24th 2013, 7:00 AM 156 Views 49 Comments

Ignoring candidates for state boards who apply through formal channels in favour of those with political backgrounds discredits the election promises to tackle cronyism, writes Sarah O’Neill.

# cronyism - Monday 14 January, 2013

Star witness arrives for Berlusconi sex trial
# Berlusconi
# Berlusconi

Star witness arrives for Berlusconi sex trial

Jan 14th 2013, 10:36 AM 8,787 Views 33 Comments

Karima El-Mahroug – better known by her nickname as “Ruby the Heart Stealer” – has arrived to testify for the first time in court.

# cronyism - Saturday 2 June, 2012

Taking a Punt: Art takes on corruption and recession
# Punt Nua?
# Punt Nua?

Taking a Punt: Art takes on corruption and recession

Jun 2nd 2012, 7:30 AM 3,002 Views 8 Comments

New art exhibition explores Ireland’s economic collapse and its shaky future in the euro…

# cronyism - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Column: Cronyism and corruption – one quick change would help fight them
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Cronyism and corruption – one quick change would help fight them

May 8th 2012, 7:15 AM 108 Views 20 Comments

It would be swift work to repeal the 2003 Freedom of Information Act, but it could have far-reaching consequences, writes Donal Ó Brolcháin.

# cronyism - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Libya's Irish health minister defends hiring sister as assistant
# Libya
# Libya

Libya's Irish health minister defends hiring sister as assistant

Dec 8th 2011, 3:01 PM 3,122 Views 17 Comments

Fatima Hamroush – who was based in Ireland before being appointed to the Libyan cabinet – says her sister is fully qualified.

# cronyism - Monday 14 November, 2011