THE NON-PROSECUTION of officers formerly in the fingerprint section of the Gardai is in spite of a finding that several "mistakes" were made by these officers in fingerprint identification over the last several years.
THE DEATH OF J. B. Murray P.C. last month from a surfeit of Spikery has left the Irish ultra-right without its guiding star. J. B. Murray had symbolised the reaction against sexual liberalisation since he founded the League of Decency in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision allowing the importation of contraceptives.
So YOU THOUGHT you had heard the end of one Edmund Garvey, former Garda Commmissioner. Well read this tale.
Short extracts from Wigmore, edited by Vincent Browne.
In this pre-Ard Fheis survey of Fine Gael, Vincent Browne writes about the electoral challenge, the organisational changes and policy directions.
An analysis of the politics of Garret FitzGerald.
AT THE COMMENCEMENT of his tour of the constituencies on September 19, in Cork, Garret Fitzgerald delivered a keynote address entitled "The Role of Fine Gael". The speech summarised most of his recent political thinking on the kind of society we should be trying to create. It has been published and circulated throughout the country and thus it merits special analysis.
ONE OF THE FEW distinguishing characteristics of Fine Gael in the 'sixties was its liberal image but this was seriously tarnished in Government.
A selection of articles from Wigmore, edited by Vincent Browne
Part I: Labour before and after Frank Cluskey
FOR BOTH COALITION parties the experience in Government and the election were calamities and, although Fine Gael iost more seats and more votes; the outcome for Labour is the more serious. By: Vincent Browne
PUBLISHING IN IRELAND has been a notoriously precarious enterprise in the last two decades with two newspapers (the Sunday Review and the Evening Mail) going to the wall and being followed there by countless magazines (This Week, Nusight, Scene, Woman's Choice, Spottlight, Profile etc). So it is perhaps surprising that the most spectacular fortunes to be made in Ireland in recent times should have been made by publishers, those of the Sunday World. By VINCENT BROWNE