Tag: Civil Society

Benefacts Goes Offline: Is the State Trying to Run Cover for NGO Complex?

Formerly an essential resource for keeping track of the nation's elephantine NGO sector, the Burkean looks despondently at the effective closure of the transparency website Benefacts.  Providing oodles of information, from funding to governance boards on thousands of NGOs, the...

/ 18/02/2022

Minister Zappone’s Position of ‘Not Dictating’ Represents a Threat to Civil Society

On Thursday, 31 August, representatives of the Catholic Church in Ireland, including Archbishop Eamon Martin, and the Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, met with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and other senior members of Cabinet. The meeting was part of the “structured...

/ 25/09/2017