Ireland politics


#5970

That is what it is though on an argument scale, what was said was that they are “non compliant” with rules. The whole EU Commission Case is built around State Aid.


#5971

This is just absolute horseshit, again.


#5972

The life boats are being launched now to save Harris.

Finance Minister takes responsibility for spiralling cost of new children’s hospital


#5973

Well let’s get rid of Paschal as well so


#5974

What is?


#5975

Sure everyone loves Pashcal


#5976

Especially Paschal


#5977

Your cheer leading of multi national tax compliance and sneering of SMEs.


#5978

Word on the street at the time was that BAM were over €130m cheaper than Sisk, there was a little joke amongst construction professionals at the time that the MD of Sisk rang the MD of BAM and asked him which building he forgot to price. Constuction professionals are funny.


#5979

BAM were the lowest tender.


#5980

By 20% to the next?


#5981

Yes €637m v €808m.
Tender was rated 75:25 Price:Quality
Public Procurement at its finest.


#5982

Fuck sake.


#5983

A building company hardly tendered low and then once the contracts were signed hit the client for a heap of extras at an inflated cost?


#5984

That never happens!


#5985

How am I sneering them?

The number of SMEs naturally dwarfs multinationals.


#5986

It’s the equivalent of saying people with diplomatic immunity commit less crimes than everyone else.


#5987

Huh?


#5988

Its all coming out now about who knew when on the cost over runs. Hiding room for the little weazel Harris is running out.

Revealed: Health officials knew about €400m children’s hospital cost overrun before last year’s Budget


#5989

The department of health were never great at sticking to a budget to be fair.

What’s the average life span for a health minister in this country? Angola indeed.