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#Separation of Powers

# separation-of-powers - Last year 2021

Ireland's former chief justice blasts UK plans to override British and European court judgments
# Rule Of Law
# Rule Of Law

Ireland's former chief justice blasts UK plans to override British and European court judgments

Nov 23rd 2021, 10:45 PM 25,428 Views 12 Comments

Frank Clarke said the UK Government’s proposals represented a ‘serious attack’ on the rule of law.

Chief Scientific Adviser's dual role to be 'decoupled' following concerns over independence
# Separation Of Powers
# Separation Of Powers

Chief Scientific Adviser's dual role to be 'decoupled' following concerns over independence

Nov 10th 2021, 3:22 PM 10,986 Views 0 Comments

Minister Simon Harris announced a public consultation on science advice will take place early next year.

Chief Scientific Adviser's dual role should be separated 'to protect independence'
# Separation Of Powers
# Separation Of Powers

Chief Scientific Adviser's dual role should be separated 'to protect independence'

Oct 1st 2021, 6:30 AM 11,416 Views 1 Comment

A review of the role is underway, with concerns over a conflict of interest raised since the head of the Government’s science funding agency was appointed.

# separation-of-powers - All time

Judge didn't know of second function room behind partition: What Seamus Woulfe said about Golfgate dinner
# Separation Of Powers
# Separation Of Powers

Judge didn't know of second function room behind partition: What Seamus Woulfe said about Golfgate dinner

Oct 1st 2020, 7:40 PM 28,616 Views 82 Comments

The full report into the Supreme Court judge’s attendance at the event was released today.

Irish Water to split from Ervia within five years
# Going Solo
# Going Solo

Irish Water to split from Ervia within five years

Jul 16th 2018, 9:46 AM 33,358 Views 95 Comments

The water body is to become a standalone utility by the year 2023.

Column: Why has it taken so long for the DPC to investigate Shatter's Prime Time comment?
# Column
# Column

Column: Why has it taken so long for the DPC to investigate Shatter's Prime Time comment?

Apr 5th 2014, 5:30 PM 148 Views 30 Comments

It was almost a year ago that a complaint was made about the Minister for Justice telling Prime Time about Mick Wallace being cautioned by a garda over using his mobile phone while driving, writes William Campbell.