Ireland

Jon Queally, staff writer
Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and the founder of the Mary Robinson Foundation for Climate Justice, speaks at the Women In The World Summit on April 23, 2015 in New York City. (Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
"I think it is very, very important that the public display of disruption is seen by the public as being in their interests, and that has happened. But if they lose that, that would be very serious."
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Jeremy Corbyn Leader of the Labour Party after speaking at a "Labour Roots" event, Bolton, August 17, 2019.
"This sell-out deal won't bring the country together," said Labour Leader...

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This week in Dublin, three former executives of the now-defunct Anglo Irish Bank went on trial for illegal practices that eventually crashed the economy, leading to an 85 billion euro bailout by the government - aka still-angry taxpayers. Years in the making, the complex trial has drawn over 300 jury volunteers who've been warned they can't serve if they're too peeved to be "fair," even though the banksters weren't. Particularly damning are tape recordings of the executives laughingly...