Govt compensation scheme has paid nothing to abuse survivors
Conor O'Mahony, director of UCC's Child Law Clinic, tells us how victims are unable to get redress via the scheme set up for those abused in day schools run by religious institutions following the Louise O'Keefe ruling.
Louise O'Keefe responds to revelations that a redress scheme for pupils abused in day schools, set up after her landmark win in the European Court of Human Rights, has failed to provide compensation to 44 applicants.
"They have built in a contingency fund of half a billion to cover unexpected things"
Tony Foley, Emeritus Associate Professor of Economics at Dublin City University's business school, assesses the potential financial implications on other public projects of the Government spending €3 billion on the National Broadband Plan.
"We're more than anxious not to take up all the time with presentations and to give a very generous amount of time for questions"
Justice Henry Abbott, Chairperson of the Committee to Oversee the Plebiscite Public Information Campaign, speaks to us ahead of public meetings in Cork City, Limerick and Waterford, on the plebiscites for directly elected mayors.
Anti-gay preacher barred from travelling to Ireland
Kevin Doyle, Group Political Editor for Independent News and Media, tells us how a controversial US preacher who denies the holocaust and promotes anti-LGBT rhetoric has been barred from speaking in Ireland.