Socialist Party / United Left Alliance MEP Paul Murphy, today has slammed the latest proposal from President Sarkozy and German Chancellor Merkel to impose fiscal control over member states budgetary policies.
Enda is Taoiseach, Eamonn his second in command, Joan is upset! They have the biggest majority of any government. Many people voted them in because they thought it might make a difference. However, on day one of the new government, it was made clear by Fine Gael and Labour that Fianna Fail may be gone but their legacy of austerity, cuts and bank bailouts lives on!
The crew of the MV Saoirse and the Tahrir remain in custody in Givon Prison. Reports have emerged of violence used when the ship was hijacked by the Israeli Navy, and from a telephone conversation with Paul we have learned that the crew have been severely mistreated in prison ( see here )