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Archive for September, 2005

CRH has Bullied its Way Through the Irish Corporate and Political Worlds

This company has bullied its way through the Irish corporate and political world for a long period. It has been well documented that it appears to regard its quasi-monopolistic status as placing it above the law.

Roadstone Dubline Ltd declined to attend the meeting of the Environment Committee to discuss illegal dumping.

It is obvious that CRH is avoiding accountability for its deeply culpable behaviour. I was present when CRH personnel appeared before the joint committee in February 2003 – they might as well not have bothered their barney because they made a great virtue of being present but continually refused to answer questions on the grounds of an ongoing investigation. (more…)

Open the Gates: NTR and Government Share Bonanza

NTR and the State will share €1.5 billion of motorists money over the next fifteen years, according to a study by economists DKM. Hear my verdict on the report on RTE’s Morning Ireland here.