It may have cost taxpayers €250m, taken aeons to publish its weighty conclusions and few people believe anyone will ever be prosecuted over its findings, but parsing the implications of the 2,300-page Moriarty report provides copious fodder for the Sunday broadsheets.
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Promises, promises … is there no end to them as the February 25 election day draws nearer? At least the electorate is beginning to get a clearer idea of what to expect on the tax front when the new government takes power. And, increasingly, it is looking like Fine Gael’s pronouncements on just about everything are the ones to watch.
Many election promises seem destined to be broken at the best of times but in the worst of times, they are likely to gather dust on the shelves of the parties’ headquarters whether there is a will to implement them or not.
In the latest bizarre political twist, possibly the most important single piece of legislation to be enacted during the term of the last Dáil, was sacrificed quickly on the altar of political expediency.
The sun may be about to set at last on this particular empire but the Government is making sure its friends and supporters will be well looked after when it eventually leaves office.