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Over the last 24 hours, the government has turned up the heat on Fianna Fail Justice spokesman Niall Collins. The Taoiseach and a number of ministers have criticised Deputy Collins for writing a letter to a judge pleading for leniency in the case of a convicted drug dealer. Micheal Martin has said Niall Collins shouldn’t have written the letter, but said he wouldn’t sack him. Michael O’Regan – Irish Times Parliamentary Correspondent – joined Sean to discuss this.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0620/625224-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-20-june-2014/?clipid=1607127
As the Garda Representatives Association prepares to host its annual conference, the subject of crime is back on the agenda. After Minister Shatter’s failure to attend the AGSI conference two weeks ago, he has not even been invited to the GRA conference... Fianna Fail TD Niall Collins and Fine Gael TD Charlie Flanagan joined Sean to discuss the issue.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0428/612185-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-28-april-2014/?clipid=1550495
Two weeks tomorrow, the nation will go to the polls to vote on whether to keep our second House of parliament or consign it to our political history. With opinion polls at this stage showing the result of the referendum may be very tight, Sean was joined for further debate on the pros and cons of Seanad Eireann by Niall Collins of Fianna Fail and Pearse Doherty of Sinn Féin, both of whom are acting as Director of Elections for their respective parties in the run-up to October 4thhttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/0918/474960-today-with-sean-o-rourke-wednesday-18-september-2013/?clipid=1313228
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